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  1. Need advice about my CNA job :(
    being "only 20" has nothing to do with it, but the mindset might! Don't set yourself up to fail by thinking that you are different from everyone else and someway substandard. I started my cna...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. Still long way away from going but I have some questions...
    I would take as many math and science courses as you can in highschool. You need microbiology and Chemistry as well as College algebra and statistics (depending on the school) For my nursing school...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Precepting in the ICU
    I am curious to hear the answers in this post... I have no ICU experience and am a cna in a nursing home as of now. I do train the new cna's and I wanted to see if they were the same sort of learning...
    Feb 6, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  4. stressing- how do you pay for nursing school
    thanks for the replies. unfortunately I have to buy that EXACT computer for nursing school or they actually KICK YOU OUT of the program! I also can NOT buy it used as the warranty has to be in my...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Young CNA
    in south dakota you only need to be 16!
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. Nope, you're not going to die tonight...... says the hospice nurse
    that was just dumb.
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Pssst! Want To See What Became of The Former St. Vincent's Hospital
    ew I just think of the nosocomial infections... I know it has been gutted and all but..... ew. Actually the house I grew up in was some sort of hospital back in its day... according to the neighbor.
    Nov 20, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. investigaton-cna
    you should not say to a resident that you can not change their brief constantly... how would you feel if you had stool on you because you had an issue. I doubt it was something that they wanted to...
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. stressing- how do you pay for nursing school
    I am at a loss...Here are the thoughts/questions/concerns that are flying around my head... If anyone has any sugestions please chime in! This is really a disorganized mess, my brain is friend from...
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. What do you do when the workload is just not doable?
    well to lighten up this post it has been several weeks since my post about me crying all the way home and I am happy to say that things have returned to a managable level. I have started ********...
    Aug 8, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. The easiest job for the MOST money
    try to get a job at a surgery center. the ones around here are cushy as far as nursing jobs go... avoid the nursing home if you dont want to work hard. They have patient loads of about 40.
    Aug 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. What do you do when the workload is just not doable?
    You could take my approach and cry like I did the other night... ... but seriously I don't know what to do when you actually cant complete the work load. I worked 4th of July short staffed. I...
    Jul 6, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Back injuries
    that is nuts. Use the lift. Tell the resident you cant lift them as you are hurt... or something. When you are hurt and can not work and are in constant pain no one is going to be there to watch...
    May 11, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Is this normal for hours?
    i have a 64 hour agreement per payperiod. I am scheduled for 80 and often have OT. Maybe you should ask if that is the case?
    May 11, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. Nurses Enjoy LTC
    Great to see this post!:D
    Apr 18, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. What grosses you out?
    Things that come out of the mouth... especially yellow slimy things. I hated dentures when I started, but they do not bother me now. I gaged today getting yellow slimy stuff out of a residents...
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. What grosses you out?
    omg that is sooo gross! Gag!
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. If you've quit
    if you have formed relationships then yes I would tell them. How would you like it if your friend didnt tell you they were never coming back
    Mar 13, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Medic Sued For Swiping Foot From Crash Victim
    OMG Medical professionals are one twisted bunch! ....Now excuse me while I get the coffee off my computer screan! :clown::clown::clown:
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Cynical after 3 Clinicals  :(  Is there another career choice?
    The instructor may have been frustrated as you will have to learn to be efficent and manage time when you are a CNA. In the real world of a CNA if a patient falls asleep during a meal you have to...
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. cna taking rectal temp
    Bummer... lol we just got a rectal thermometer (first one ever in facility) and we have one nurse who thinks that it is the only way to take a temp.... no matter what it takes to get it. She is...
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. cna taking rectal temp
    are cna's allowed to do rectal temps in your area? I was told by someone that they were only to be done by nurses, yet I am being asked to do them. I was going to call and board of nursing but it...
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. Dementia/Alzheimers residents
    It seems a lot of these residents will remember old songs... sometimes it is a great activity and a great distraction. Basically talk to everyone like they know what is going on and like they are...
    Mar 10, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. CNA - Chain of command/organizational structure question
    our Cna supervisor is actually a CMA but she is the CNA supervisor of the facility.
    Feb 26, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. medical terminology
    Thank you to everyone who helped me out I really appreciate it! You guys rock!
    Feb 26, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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