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  1. Any Spring or Summer 2013 programs still taking applications.
    So where I live there is a waitlist of about three years to start the ADN program. I would like to apply to any Cal States that have programs that start in Summer 2013 (so I dont have to break my...
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  2. Should I finish a BS and apply to Direct Entry programs?
    So if I add up the undergrad work I did at a UC when I was a minor and had no business being in college with the BSN prereqs I've completed twelve years after dropping out; I have enough courses to...
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  3. CNA Instuctor wants students to bath each other before real clinicals
    I can see how you would have an issue with the instructor requiring you to take everything off. My point was that no one in my class had any problems giving partial bed baths because even though we...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. CNA Instuctor wants students to bath each other before real clinicals
    I'm sorry but could you please replace the word 'that' with what you intend to say. I get easily confused sometimes. No LPN or RN (I'm not sure which your instructor is) would risk loosing their...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. Rant: I already hate my job
    *hug* hang in there. If it makes you feel any better I wish I had your job or any CNA job, no matter how miserable the facility!
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. If I want to become a Dialysis Technician do I need to get my CNA Cert?
    I have applied to dialysis tech jobs with a CNA cert and they never call me for an interview. They want someone who has completed a hemodialysis tech certification or at the very least phlebotomy......
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. CNA + medical assisant
    Thanks for the advice TheCommuter! I have noticed there are just about as many MA jobs here as there are CNA jobs (which is not many for both) and they pay between 12-14 an hour instead of 9-10 an...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. CNA Instuctor wants students to bath each other before real clinicals
    In my CNA class we gave each other partial bed baths. We were told to wear tank tops and boxer like shorts so that our partners could practice undressing the robe and dressing with a button up shirt...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. I think I got fired before I even got to start my new job.
    Yeah I'm signed up with a HHA and so far they have not had any openings other than overnights which they call and offer me even though I specified I'm only available from 7am to 4pm.
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Anyone from a different state moving to CA for private nursing school?
    Did either of you go to the IOT in Redding? I'm pondering applying but I'm not sure if I could get enough financial aid. It's either that or wait three more years for the local ADN program. Please...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  11. CNA + medical assisant
    I am having trouble finding a CNA job during a day shift when my kids are in daycare. I would qualify for a WIA grant to cover tuition and supplies for a semester long MA program at the community...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. I think I got fired before I even got to start my new job.
    She is a licensed child care provider, she was recommended by the county office of education! None of the other referrals are able to take my kids by tomorrow night. I'm just glad that she realized...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. I think I got fired before I even got to start my new job.
    Thanks for the kind words! When my kids were napping my dog got an earful. The worst part is I drank a whole pot of chai tea before leaving so I'm going to be up till ten anyways. There are three in...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. I think I got fired before I even got to start my new job.
    Thank you for your optimism! I doubt I will find alternative childcare because of my location. Would it be too out of line to ask if they have any first shift positions? When I interviewed I told...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. I think I got fired before I even got to start my new job.
    I have had the worst day ever and just need to vent. I am a single mom and have no family near me. I use a county subsidy to pay for daycare. I was finally offered a CNA job but the shift is not when...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. If i become a CNA before nursing school where does it put me?
    Your question is not clear to me. Some nursing programs require you to be a CNA to apply, some award extra points for the certificate. You do not get out of any classes just for being a CNA. A lot...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. What shoes are you getting for clinicals?
    I have a pair of New Balance 844 walking shoes and a pair of New Balance 495 walking shoes. I might be buying a pair of used Danskos from a retired nurse. I'm wondering do they loose their ability to...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  18. Nursing Scrubs: The Material Makes A Difference
    Carhartt scrubs! I can dig that! I am just a CNA and am going to be starting my first job this weekend, yay. The facility provides us with black scrubs that are a polyester blend. I hope it breaths...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. Have YOU trained new CNAs at your facility?
    I really like your idea of multitasking ADL's I think I will need to utilize that in order to be efficient with time management. I start tomorrow night and I am sooo nervous! I've been reading...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Job Corps CNA Program
    At the worst they will just have you do the CNA training over again then you could do the next LPN training that they offer. Hopefully you can get in this time around. Maybe you could ask if you...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Job Corps CNA Program
    First of all I think this Job Corps thing is awesome and I wish I had known about it when I was a rebellious teenager! Kay- Call them and ask! The worst that could happen is they say no and you get...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. Online Pharmacology Through Community College
    Hi, I've done all the pre reqs for the programs I am applying to I had to turn down two acceptance letters because of my financial situation. I am hoping to keep 'thinking' while working as a CNA...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  23. I want to become a nurse so BAD and to get accepted into a program BUT
    Some schools only look at your prereq gpa. They say you must have a minimum of 3.0 but it's just in the pre reqs and not all of your classes! Just check with each school in your area to see the...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Taking a first step
    Wow, I could have written this post last year. Actually I did write one very similar under my former screen name and thanks to the words of wisdom of fellow all nurses I've gotten my life turned...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Has anyone ever worked as a CNA while going to nursing school full time?
    Some of the schools that I have applied to require that you work no more than 20 hours per week. They ask that you have your employer sign a form stating that during the term you will not be working...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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