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  1. Filipino employees sue due to English-only targeting
    I am a Caucasian cna who works in an ltc in SoCal. In my facility, most of the cnas are Hispanic, while 95% of the licenced nurses are Filipino. All of the administration are also Filipino. I have...
    Sep 29, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story?
    OMG! How in the hell did that happen? My prayers go out to the baby's parents and family, as well as all of the nurses and doctors who had to witness such a horrific tragedy. Dear Lord!
    Sep 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. I can't believe this ****!
    Thanks to everone for your support. I recieved a lot of support from my fellow cnas at work from all the shifts. The RN is being extra nice and the LVNS are lavishing praises about my ”excellent...
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. I can't get that smell out of my mind...........
    Imagine the worst smelling diarrhea and multiply that by 100. Add an infectious, mucosy aroma and you've got C-Diff. It sticks to you so you will smell it hours after you've left.
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. I can't believe this ****!
    It turns out the elbow dislocation was an injury the pt sustained in the 1950s! The tx nurse who was so mad at me was the one who did the body check upon admittance. Tonight everyone apologized...
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. I can't believe this ****!
    It turns out the elbow dislocation was an injury the pt sustained in the 1950s! The tx nurse who was so mad at me was the one who did the body check upon admittance. Tonight everyone apologized...
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. I can't get that smell out of my mind...........
    C-Diff is a bacterial infection of the intestines that is caused by prolonged use of antibiotics. Antibiotics don't differentiate between good and bad bacteria, so without the good bacteria to keep...
    Aug 30, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. I can't get that smell out of my mind...........
    OMG You are SO lucky!!! C- Diff is a smell that permeates your clothes, hair and pores.We had a C-Diff outbreak last year. Even after 3 showers I could still smell it. Once you have smelled C-Diff...
    Aug 30, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. I can't get that smell out of my mind...........
    OMG You are SO lucky!!! C- Diff is a smell that permeates your clothes, hair and pores.We had a C-Diff outbreak last year. Even after 3 showers I could still smell it. Once you have smelled C-Diff...
    Aug 30, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. I can't believe this ****!
    I just got home after one of the worst experiences in my nursing career.Okay, so I'm a cna, but I'm trying to get into an lvn program. Most of my shift was fine. It wasn't until 6 am that the...
    Aug 30, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. Why are CNAs paid less than telemarketers?
    Wow. I don't even get $10. That's amazing!
    Aug 20, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. is it considered abandonment if no call no show?
    By using the search bar. I was looking becuz a coworker nocall noshowed and was wondering how others dealt with coworkers that did this.
    Aug 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. is it considered abandonment if no call no show?
    That's exactly what she did and I don't blame her. I blame the giant A-hole that didn't show up to work and didn't call to say he wasn't coming. I tell ya, if I met him in a dark alley I'd teach...
    Aug 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Why are CNAs paid less than telemarketers?
    As a cna that gets paid peanuts I have some things 2 say on this issue and my comments are based on my personal experience. Where I work they hire new grad cnas, lvns, and rns so they can pay...
    Aug 20, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. I hate my job as a certified nursing assistant and want to quit after two weeks!
    Sweetheart, my heart goes out 2 u. I have been a cna at an ltc for 2 years now, and like you I was very nervous about working with dementia pts. It can be physically, emotionally, and spiritually...
    Aug 20, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. is it considered abandonment if no call no show?
    No call no show won't hurt management, just your shiftmates and your patients! Case in point: last night a cna ( who was probably gonna get fired anyway) no call no showed. This left only 3 cnas...
    Aug 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. FED UP CNAS!!!!
    I'm in total agreement. I have a coworker that is always leaving her patients soaked. My gripe is with the cnas who come in early to check if the patients are wet, only to complain if the patients...
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. FED UP CNAS!!!!
    I'm tired of the oncoming cnas complaining that their patients are wet. As if they were all dry when I recieved them. They are ”incontinent” people! Just shut up and change them already!
    Aug 18, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story?
    But of course. This happened bcuz of her neglect. I just wish he would've painted her with his poo too!:lol:
    Aug 17, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story?
    She wasn't thinking. Typically, when this patient is sleeping, we don't wake him. He is a combative geri-psych patient. However, he always wakes b4 2am and we all know it. The lazy cna just simply...
    Aug 17, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. Stay at Home Mom Deciding on CNA Certification....
    Yes, poop and pee are a large part of the job. Depending on the shift, you will also be feeding, bathing, ambulating, and cleaning. But there will also be times when the patients will be sad and...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. Only a nurse would say......
    While caring for a male stroke patient with a g tube, I said,”Would you like me to give you oral care now?” He looked puzzled .:confused: When I came out of his room, my supervisor said,” If you...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. Share your funniest patient stories...
    This story is from my 2nd shift as a new cna I was assigned to a sweet 90 year old lady I'll call Mrs. Z. She is alert and oriented x3, so I didn't expect what happened at 3am. I hear someone...
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. How can my shift deal with a nurse who is always causing drama?
    Thanks to all who have replied to this thread. We will try these tactics and see what works. One of the biggest problems with the problematic nurse is that, while she treats her fellow lvns and...
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story?
    I have 3 stories that make me question my sanity for working as a cna. Story #1 involves a very large patient in her early 50s. Aside from being obese and very lazy, there is nothing wrong with...
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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