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  1. 34, Mom and a GED
    I freakkin' love some of these stories. Anyway, I believe you can go to nursing school with a GED. Talk to the admissions advisor about your problems...they may provide you a clearer picture of...
    Sep 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. First Nursing School Test-Failed...
    This book is how I passed Fundamentals of Nursing ...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. I Lost All Respect For A Colleague Today
    This has nothing to do with them as professionals. As long as they are competent at work despite personal issues they have with one another...whats the deal? Not really sure why you are so...
    Sep 16
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. IV help
    I think I got it. First, convert the 250 mg of amrinone to mcg. You get 250,000 mcg amrinone. Then divide it into 500 mL to get the concentration in mcg/mL of ordered amrinone. That's 250,000...
    Sep 16
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Completely heartbroken over unethical instructor
    Tell me about it. I think my current nursing instructor has a bias opinion of me because of what my previous clinical instructor said about me. In clinical, she asks me so many questions...it feels...
    Sep 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Is it okay to tape record on my phone my patient's report?
    OK. I will heed to everyone's advice and not tape it. Thanks. I will focus on writing down everything then plugging it into a brain sheet and asking q's. Thanks.
    Sep 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Is it okay to tape record on my phone my patient's report?
    Its not an app. Its a voice recorder function that came with the phone from the manufacturer
    Sep 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Is it okay to tape record on my phone my patient's report?
    Okay, so I'm having trouble writing all the details and absorbing the information during the change-of-shift report. The nurses speaks TOO FAST like they assume I know the patient already. I always...
    Sep 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Readmission into Nursing School Letter
    Follow the suggestions from the people above. It sounds like an OKAY letter but I would not emphasize so heavily that the children are attending school. Your children being old enough to go to...
    Sep 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. I fail my written test ,please any advice
    Study, girl. That's all I can say. Get your hands on as many CNA practice questions as you can since there is only so many ways they can test you on it. Good luck.
    Sep 4
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. Anyone failed nursing school and went back and was successful?
    I am going back to retake a particular clinical rotation. I really really hope I pass this clinical. Please, someone pray for me!
    Aug 31
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  12. Other places besides LTC
    I hear rehabilitation facilities are pretty nice places to work. There will be minimal lifting but you will most likely have a call light on every like 5 minutes.
    Aug 22
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Yup, I failed...2nd year, first semester! Need advice
    Congratulations! Thanks for updating us about your journey. :D
    Aug 14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. abuse allegations
    You need to seek a lawyer who works with nurses accused of neglect or abuse. Don't tell anyone you are considering contacting a lawyer while you find one. Remove any information that will identify...
    Aug 13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. tired cna first shift
    I really admire first-shift people because its really is the busiest shift. You have to get them up and washed for breakfast then pass out lunch, so not for me :/. I love 2nd shift. In my opinion,...
    Aug 13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. My name is Pete M, new to site.
    pete M - Wow..that's a LOT for a CNA program. Sheesh, I think CNA programs should be < $1000...anything more than that then there are overpriced especially considering the amount of money you will...
    Jul 28
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. I dont feel like Im succeeding!
    I've had that feeling with my various dead-end jobs but my current CNA job hasn't made me feel that way. Its made me feel more..fulfilling. If you are not getting the satisfaction that you need...
    Jul 22
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. Getting frustrated job searching
    Try to find the crappiest nursing home in your immediate area. I don't care what you do to find that out either its online at their medicare rating or usnews.com. Then, go there and ask to apply....
    Jul 22
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. CNA's - What hours do you work?
    I work 56 hrs/biweekly at my long-term care facility. I work 2nd shift so 3-11pm. I sometimes do double shifts choosing the NOC as the second shift to work. I prefer 2nd shift.
    Jul 20
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Did being a CNA make you NOT want to be a nurse anymore?
    I actually want to be more of a nurse because of my CNA job. I work in long-term care and thought it would be horrible because of all the stories people told. But, surprisingly, I've grown to love...
    Jul 19
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. New CNA
    LPN jobs are NOT disappearing any time soon! At least, not when you can pay a LPN significantly less than an RN to do almost the same things. If you have plans to become an LPN, all the more power...
    Jul 9
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. Getting frustrated job searching
    It took me two months from when I got certified to find a job, even then, I have to commute 45 minutes to get there in my old car. I got that job by looking up the yellow pages and calling...
    Jul 6
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. Client's daughter too pushy
    I would not continue but if you absolutely need to keep working for them for whatever reason then I would have documentation that the daughter told you this and that. This is just in case anything...
    Jul 1
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. Shifts and Flexibility
    If you work 1st shift you can work from 7am-3pm. You will have to negotiate with the daycare if they can open up a little before 7 because first shift is usually at 7 a.m. (plus a little time for...
    Jun 30
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. Quitting first CNA job
    I would have stuck it out for two months. I usually find the first month of any job to be a little harder because I'm just getting used to the job and the people around me. The second month is really...
    Jun 28
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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