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  1. what are these people thinking???
    I believe people have no conscience anymore. where i work someone stole the battery out of the laptop at one of the stations so now there is no computer there to use to make papers you need to go to...
    May 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. showers on nightshift and time for residents to get up in the morning?
    maybe i should of worked that a little differently. We are getting paid to take care of them and whether it is out of our taxes or directly out of their wallet they still deserve to be taken care of...
    Jan 19, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. showers on nightshift and time for residents to get up in the morning?
    I work 3rd shift in LTC and have given showers to residents that request them before dayshift arrives. I had one resident who wanted his shower at 4:30 am on Thursdays and it was his right so I gave...
    Jan 19, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. How to transfer CNA certificate to new state?
    I transferred for PA to IA and my DON did what needed to be done for me.
    Jan 19, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. how many patients do you have
    thought about going to work in the hospital but enjoy getting to know the residents LTC and also thought about being a traveling aide but haven't for the same reason.
    Jan 19, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. how many patients do you have
    i work 3rd shift and when we are fully staffed 2 of us to a wing of about 35 residents, and we get between 8 and 10 people up in the morning. However now i work in the altzheimers wing and have 8...
    Jan 18, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. failed test!
    i failed my test the first time also. My son gave me a bit of advice that was quite helpful. he told me to pretend i was teaching the instructor instead of thinking the instructor was watching me....
    Jan 18, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. paranoia schizrophrenia....any help???
    when he wants things he wants them right away there is no making him understand he is on a tight budget. he doesn't think things through. there are times he shows me respect and other times he is...
    Jan 15, '08
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. paranoia schizrophrenia....any help???
    my son is paranoia schizrophrenic and he moved back in with us. He is driving my husband and I both crazy. Does anyone have any suggestions. I feel bad for him but there doesn't seem to be anything...
    Jan 8, '08
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. Considering Change to LTC
    Haven"t been here in awhile. I have been quite busy. My son who is schizrophrenic moved in with us and I had to have ankle surgery. I fell on down my steps going to the laundry room and hit my ankle...
    Jan 4, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Feeling Responsible
    On 3rd shift we work together as we only have 2 aides for almost 40 residents. we get 8 people up in the morning and we each take 4. we are responsible for 1 persons shower on a thurs. morning...
    Jul 6, '07
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. Feeling Responsible
    I don't chart the things that the other aides are responsible for. On third shift we are not responsible for any particular resident we work together on all of them. I have worked at this facility...
    Jul 6, '07
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Feeling Responsible
    Does anyone out there feel like they are taking on more responsibility than they should? I work 3rd shift in a LTC facility. Here is an example of what I am talking about. This morning I was going to...
    Jul 5, '07
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Leaving things for Day Shift
    maybe this is the wrong thing to say but sometimes dayshift feels they are the most important shift and the rest of us are there filling in our time. my theory is that every shift is busy and we are...
    Nov 12, '06
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Cry or scream.. venting thread
    i am only a cna/med aide but let me tell you about my night last night. I came into work thinking i would be on one station all night when i was told at 3 am i would be working on a different one...
    Nov 5, '06
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. NOC shift-how do you arrange your sleep?
    i have been working nocs for 6 years now. sleeping patterns are the one thing i really hate about it. i usually get home between 8 and 8:30 lye down around 9:00-9:30 and wake up around 12:30- 1:30...
    Nov 5, '06
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story?
    i work in ltc facility 3rd shift. One night as i was doing rounds i walked into a lady's room to find her eating her feces. she then informed me that her chocolate tasted kind of funny.
    Nov 4, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  18. Can someone tell me more about being a CNA?
    i am a cna/cma in a long term care facility. it is to your advantage to become a nurse's aide. one of the main reasons i feel this way is because you will be the cna's boss when you are the nurse on...
    Oct 29, '06
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. sleep anyone???
    here i sit should be sleeping. i work 3rd shift. my sleeping patterns are crappy to say the least. usually i get home anywhere from 8:15- 9:00 am. sit up for an hour or two then go to bed for...
    Oct 26, '06
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Pay Rate for CNA/Medication Aide
    may i ask where in wisconsin i am in iowa and have been a cna/cma for over 4 years and am not making $11 an hour. i am about 1 hour from la crosse.
    Oct 26, '06
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. cna's who don't do their job
    looks good on the schedule but doesn't matter whether they work or not as long as they are there. if state comes you are fully staffed. frankly i would rather be understaffed or in my case alone on...
    Oct 26, '06
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. brain tumors
    does anyone have any information on using radiation to dissolve brain tumors because surgery cannot be done, how successful is it. my niece had seizures and they discovered a tumor on her frontal...
    Oct 23, '06
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  23. Describe your hairiest day at work...
    and some people think noc shift is a walk in the park. those of us who work it know better.
    Oct 23, '06
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. 3rd shifters, what are your duties?
    i work in a nursing home. we have to aides on the floor for about 35 residents. we do rounds every 2 hrs. we get 8 residents up and dressed in the morning. one of them is basically independent i wash...
    Oct 23, '06
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. how do you feel about overtime
    where i work i guess basically it is a lack of communication. the other night i got a call by the rn on staff asking me to come in at 10 instead of 11 just so someone could leave an hour early....
    Oct 23, '06
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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