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  1. FED UP CNAS!!!!
    I'm still considered a new cna. I've only been doing this for a little over a year. I got hurt 2 times in one year. the second time was actually another aid's fault, but my don actually said to me...
    Jun 19, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. The Patient I Failed
    this story made me e-mail my mother and tell her that we need to sit down and fill out the necessary paper work to make sure that she doesn't end up like my residents. i'm going to make sure that she...
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Former Mercy Iowa City RN charged with illegally taking pts. narcotics
    we had a cna who was going into the med room and stealing the narcs and they finally made up a reason to fire them because they couldn't prove that it was that aide.
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. CNA Skills Exam Weighing without or with shoes
    if the pt is ambulatory then leave their shoes on. if they're non- ambulatory then it doesn't doesn't really matter, but you have to be consistent. same thing every week,
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Vibram 5 fingers shoes
    i asked at the ltc that i work at and they had to find the shoes first before they could give me an answer on whether or not i could wear them at work. i was told no, they don't offer adequate...
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  6. Dr Scholl's analysis thing at Walmart
    my friend and i both bought the dr. scholl's inserts, i love mine and she hates hers. i think the kind of shoes you wear also make a difference. i wear mine in a pair of new balance's and she wears a...
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  7. Nursing myths. Stories that you know cannot be true
    hahahahahahahaha. that's awesome, and what makes it even funnier is i'm taking a break from my lego star wars where i'm beating on darth vader. that is just to funny.
    Mar 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. NOT FOR ME???
    don't give up. I had no interest in ltc care either. I much prefer assisted living. Those are the only two that i have experiance in. But once you finish the training course, you'll be able to find...
    Mar 18, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. Announce that you passed your CNA exam here!
    I just took the final in my cna class and you have to pass the class final in order to take the state exam. so I haven't taken the state exam yet, but I got a 98 on my final. so I am so ready to take...
    Mar 18, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. What's in your CNA work bag?
    when i go to clinicals i take hand sanitizer, chapstick, an extra hair tie, extra scrubs and socks, and the obvious things found in a females purse. but i never take my ipod or money. lol. I don't...
    Mar 5, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. Oh the wonderful smells
    oh geez. lol on my second day of clinicals, we went into a pt's room and she was the meanest person you could ever meet. the cna that i was working with went into her bathroom to get her meds for the...
    Mar 5, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. Stood my ground....
    truthfully, i haven't even gotten out of training yet, so i have no clue about actually working as a cna, but i have worked in some very toxic environments, so i do know a little about that. I'd say...
    Mar 5, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Why become a CNA? Be a Medical assistant instead
    I was going through the medical help wanted ads and the local Unemployment offices job listings and I saw 1 want add for medical assistants, but there were over 40 for cna's. Just cna's not lpn's or...
    Mar 2, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. CNA to RN
    oh i would never find someone else to do something that would take me a few minutes to do. That's just a dumb thing to do. LIke i said, if that's what i have to do, then that's what i do. I'm no...
    Feb 28, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. CNA to RN
    I'm a little worried now. lol. I have little to no interest in wiping butts or in peri care. Don't get me wrong. Because it is part of the job I will do it to the best i possibly can. But I'd rather...
    Feb 28, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. How soon do you start looking for a job
    wow all of you guys that say that you get paid 8 something an hour, that's just a total rip off. From what i've been told in MA they have to pay you at least 10 an hour. Don't take my word for it...
    Feb 28, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. Your pet peeve of the week
    I'm not a can yet I'm just in training right now, but my pet peeve of the week is when we've taken a quiz or in this case we just took our midterm and had gotten back the grades. i got a 100 on it...
    Feb 24, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. How soon do you start looking for a job
    I don't know where you live, but in MA, you can actually take a job while you're still in the class, but you have to pass the class in order to take the state exam and you have to pass the exam in...
    Feb 24, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Why become a CNA? Be a Medical assistant instead
    What works for you might not work for everyone else. In my area, i don't remember ever seeing any hiring ads for MA's, but there are tons for CNAs, LPNs, and RNs. I'd rather invest my time and money...
    Feb 24, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. A Lesson well learned "One size does not fit all"
    thank you for your story. I'm in a nurse's aide training class right now and they told us to always us a gait belt when ambulating a resident, and your story reminded me that just because it's what...
    Feb 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I need help
    i don't know you, but thank you for your kind words. I took my midterm in my cna training class today, and i got a 100 on it. And every quiz we've taken, I've just made sure that i studied and did my...
    Feb 23, '10
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  22. CNA TRAINING
    call the red cross in your area. they aren't cheap, but they might know of any agencies that can pay the class fee for you. that's how i'm taking it.
    Feb 23, '10
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  23. Starting the CNA course soon.. nervous
    i start my cna training in two weeks and I'm absolutely terrified. I was a horrible student in college and I'm scared that I'm not going to pass this class and the state exam. my friends who have...
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. Please use some common sense on Facebook.
    i don't know if people get fired in the nursing industry for facebook comments, but my mom had an assistant who flipped out on her and put in her two weeks, then later that day my mom got a phone...
    Nov 19, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I need help
    I'm trying to get in to a cna training program. I took the red cross entrance exam, but i'm also going to go the the local job bank because they help you with career training. But i'm scared. I'm...
    Oct 17, '09
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing


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