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  1. Number of residents
    How many residents are your CNA's assigned. I average 13 and think this is too much! Feedback appreciated. I work in an LTC.
    Apr 14, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. studying for the written certification test
    Are there any websites to help study for the state certification? The instructor gave us a pre-test and it freaked me out some.
    Mar 19, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. Inappropriate Behavior
    Actually this was the aides first week. I have been volunteering for over 7 weeks at the facility. I had witnessed hugs, just fondly talking to the residents becoming involved with their lives. I...
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. CNA training
    I went ahead and paid for CNA training with the private company in Jonesboro. The class is very informative and I would recommend it to everyone! I tried to be sponsored, but was told repeatedly...
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  5. Nursing Student (R.N. Program) but Interested in being a CNA for a Summer Job
    Sometimes hospitals hire nursing students, have You tried that avenue yet? If that's not possible I would definitely become a CNA, it will give you a very good perspective on the people beneath you...
    Mar 11, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. Inappropriate Behavior
    In an LTC facility, the residents will often ask for hugs...I don't have a problem giving hugs! My question is an activity aide (female) giving hugs and kisses on the cheeks when the residents don't...
    Mar 11, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. My experience with CNA class and exams.
    Thanks for sharing, I started my CNA class yesterday and am already stressing over the skills portion.
    Mar 9, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. Pittsburgh PN program
    What's a good PN school in Pittsburgh? I'm transferring from another state. I'm looking for something a school that has a decent pass rate and somewhat straight forward to get into. All the info I...
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  9. Pittsburgh PN schools
    What is a good practical nursing program in Pittsburgh? Please tell me why you consider it a good program. Was it easy to get into? Was it easy to complete or difficult? I'm thinking of...
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  10. LPN. or RN
    Thanks. I didn't think about the hospitals actually helping on the tuition.
    Feb 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. LPN. or RN
    The BSN program requires CNA certification....the ADN program requires LPN certification. So my first baby step is paying out of pocket to get the CNA class and become certified. Next baby step is...
    Jan 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. LPN. or RN
    Well first step is CNA, its required to be certified before admittance to the BSN program. Gotta have a job to go to school, so this part is a win-win. In all of the ADN programs being an LPN is a...
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. LPN. or RN
    There also is a 4 year school. My mother has been a nurse(BSN) for 30 years. I asked her opinion and she told me just be an Lpn, its not worth it being an RN. I tried to question her further for...
    Jan 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. Restorative CNA
    I volunteer with the activities department. I help them when they Have a special activity like helping the residents make pine cone birdfeeders, help painting their nails...etc.
    Jan 24, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. LPN. or RN
    In the programs in Arkansas the LPN classes can be put toward the ADN program and because they require you to have an LPN before they will admit You to the program.
    Jan 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. What is your current LPN salary
    Smiley, where in Arkansas are you. I'm in NEA.
    Jan 21, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. LPN. or RN
    Thanks everyone. Here in Arkansas to get the ADN I have to get my Lpn first. I am definitely going to get my CNA certification first. My step father was not keen on me staying there for the 4...
    Jan 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Tinnitus, need. help choosing stethoscope
    I have tinnitus and am having a hard time hearing the heartbeat on the cheaper stethoscopes. I really need some help choosing a stethoscope for people with mild hearing problems.
    Jan 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. Restorative CNA
    I started volunteering at a ltc facility and heard a job title called the restorative cna. Is this a job in an ltc facility that pays more than a normal cna? I decided to volunteer to be sure...
    Jan 21, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Cheesy Activities in LTC
    I started volunteering recently at a ltc facility and have been blown away. Today we played chair-balloon-volleyball. It may sound childish but remember that residents can't take a real hit from a...
    Jan 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. LPN. or RN
    I recently relocated due to a nasty divorce, I have been trying to figure out which to do. LPN or BSN. I was waiting for the in-state tuition to kick in before I made a decision. (In Arkansas the...
    Jan 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  22. CNA pay for LTC facilities in Temple,Tx
    What is the pay for Cna's in Temple,TX. I'm wondering if I will be able to move and make the same pay as in NE Arkansas.
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  23. Temple College in Temple,Tx and a job as Cna
    I'm beginning to formulate a plan to move back into the Temple area and need help with a couple of questions. 1) How hard is it to get into the VN program at Temple College. 2) How hard is it to...
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  24. Lpn & Rn Programs in Jonesboro,Ar
    I am looking at the lpn program offered in Newport and the traditional BSN program in Jonesboro. Does anyone have insite into the two of these programs and what would be better to attend? Would the...
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  25. is there a lpn program in jonesboro ar
    www.asun.edu It took me awhile to find it. They have a Newport location as well as one offered in Jonesboro.
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing


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