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  1. New CNA any advice?
    When I first started, I was very nervous, which is totally normal, DO NOT be afraid To ask for help, you will learn nothing, and become one of those "horrible aides" nobody wants to follow when its...
    May 17, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. Does a CNA have to wipe butts?
    Are you serious????/ We are the brave ones that do the things no one else will or wants to do. not only will you deal with poop, you've got vomit, c-diff, pneumonia, MRCA, VRE, Dementia,UTI,...
    Apr 8, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. Tired of nurses treating aides, CNA, HHA, etc. like crap!
    As a cna, I understand what you're going through. We get treated as if we're scum on the bottom of their shoes. Families, Patients, fellow co-workers, management...... but what can we do other than...
    Apr 8, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. How does your unit handle this assignment situation ?
    I agree' if we ever get slammed, our charge nurse usually do the new admit so everybody else isnt trying to play catch up. i personally dont think you shoukd have been given that amout of stress, if...
    Apr 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Lpn School
    i have been a cna for a little over a year, and i heve been thinking about starting a program at one of my local schools. I have watched some of the fellow nurses from work and asked a few questions,...
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  6. FED UP CNAS!!!!
    Oh, and I forgot to mention, we used to have fruit punch and sugar free punch, now our patients have water, watered down unsweet tea, milk and Cranberry juice. Wow, right??
    Jul 14, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. FED UP CNAS!!!!
    Now that facility should be shut down or reprimanded.
    Jul 14, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. FED UP CNAS!!!!
    Some times nurses act like their **** don't stink. When all the other cnas are busy and you're standing right outside a room I'm in and you're looking at papers on your cart, I ask you to help me...
    Jul 14, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. FED UP CNAS!!!!
    OMG!! I couldnt have said it better myself. This is the same way I feel. We have "fine dining" at our facility, and if something happens when you're working in the dining room, its still your fault...
    Jul 14, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Is this fair??
    I have been working at a rehab facility for about 5 months. There are about 4 or 5 cnas covering our floor, about 12 to 15 patients per cna, so i think that this unit is very busy. I make 9.25 on the...
    Jul 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Interview at Davita Tomorrow!!
    congrats!! :D
    Jul 13, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  12. How does this sound???
    I have been working at a rehab facility for about 5 months. There are about 4 or 5 cnas covering our floor, about 12 to 15 patients per cna, so i think that this unit is very busy. I make 9.25 on the...
    Jul 13, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. ??question?? for cna's
    I've been a CNA for about 5 months now, I live 20 minutes from Tampa and make 9.25 and 11.25 on sat and sun. I have also found out that once you have worked for a year you get a raise,and plus 9 is...
    Jun 2, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  14. The charting dilemma
    Do not chart for residents you did not care for. Docters and unit managers will look through it,and you will get caught. Then youll be lying. What if a resident was givin a suppository earlier on in...
    May 27, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. Florida CNA's please help..
    I know this is late, but hopefully I can be or some help. I have been working as a CNA for 4 months at a rehab facility and make 9.25 on the weekdays and 11.25 on the weekends.( sat & sun ) I am in...
    May 24, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Question, about HIPPA
    I don't see why not. I would've done the same. U care about the person. But maybe if u discussed this persons problems to someone else than maybe that would be a violation.
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  17. Hospital Interview!!
    Well if they called yr references, more than likely you will be hired. Congratulations!!!!
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. uhhh.
    They knew. And I don't think they cared.
    Mar 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. uhhh.
    My hall partner actually got an attitude about it and all the other CNAs were acting like they were too busy to help me. It actually took a guy on his first day of orientation to get this lady in bed...
    Mar 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. uhhh.
    I told my hall partner and she looked at me like I was speaking a foreign language. The orien t guy tried to show me, and I don't think he was doing it right. The lady said she was slipping and she...
    Mar 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. uhhh.
    Is it wrong to put a CNA on an assignment that needs a hoyer lift and then not show the CNA how to use it because they've never used one?
    Mar 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Finally a job after almost 8 months! Yeah!
    *wine. congrats
    Mar 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. CNA orientation questions & some others
    I only had 3 days of orientation, and on the second and third days the CNA that was working the floor."got sick" and they put me on their assignments. Which kind of sucked because I was a brand new...
    Mar 17, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. CNA'S suffer second hand smoke
    Our residents do smoke outside. Usually another CNA who smokes goes out with them
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. Did being a parent make you feel more confident?
    Well... i have a 17 month old son and I am a new CNA, and I think it helped me deal with BM better than I thought I would've
    Mar 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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