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  1. Did being a CNA make you NOT want to be a nurse anymore?
    Yes. I've been working as a CNA for about 2 years now and it has made me not want to be a nurse. The healthcare field is like a cess pool for bullying. I got bullied so much by my co-workers when I...
    Jul 18
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. No lunch for lunch break?
    Actually, Thank all of you for your answers! I completely understand and now I feel a little selfish. At work, I will talk it over with the others. No, we aren't paid for lunch break and there...
    Feb 4
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. No lunch for lunch break?
    Thank you !!! I love you. I was thinking this too. I usually take mine at two and never really paid attention to when the other would take their break. And that's bad communication on our part. If we...
    Feb 4
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. No lunch for lunch break?
    The nurse, CNA supervisor, Med tech, and one other CNA (if we aren't short) are free to answer calls. They usually take their break at 12:30 when we are busy serving the residents in the dining room...
    Feb 4
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. No lunch for lunch break?
    It is? This is my first healthcare job.
    Feb 4
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. No lunch for lunch break?
    Oh, ours only serves after noon :(
    Feb 4
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. No lunch for lunch break?
    In these set lunch times, is there one half that must pack a lunch or eat nothing, while the other half has the privilege to leave to get food or eat from the dining room? If so, it is clear that one...
    Feb 4
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. No lunch for lunch break?
    The only time lunch is served is between 12:00pm and 3pm, and we are not allowed to leave. The only people who seem to be allowed to leave or eat at those times is everyone, but the CNA's. There are...
    Feb 4
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. No lunch for lunch break?
    I work the 7-3 shift as a CNA at an assisted living facility. Lunch is served for the residents at 12:30pm and we serve them restaurant style and clean up when they are done eating. After this...
    Feb 4
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Being a nurse who likes working alone?
    With coworkers, I mean. Not patients. I love my patients. I know this may sound silly; especially considering how I worded it and because obviously nursing is a people person career and you usually...
    Dec 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Can you learn nursing in the military?
    Thank you so much :D
    Dec 10, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  12. Might be getting fired tomorrow
    Wow, if I and 98% of the people I work with worked where you work, we'd all be fired @_____@ You are,a great CNA and they should realize that.
    Dec 10, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Being a nurse who likes working alone?
    Are there any nursing specialties for people who don't like too much human interaction? Maybe working alone is impossible, but maybe instead work in a small, more relaxed team environment? I...
    Dec 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Can you learn nursing in the military?
    Can you learn nursing while serving? Or must you be a nurse before joining the military? So far I'm leaning towards the latter, but having others insight would be nice.
    Dec 10, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  15. How long was your CNA school?
    About 5 months o____o Of course, I however did do it for free (free meals and housing as well!) through Job Corps though so I had to be put on a waiting list for most things.
    May 27, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Dekalb Tech College/ Piedmont Tech college
    I'm also thinking about going for the LPN program at GA Piedmont Tech. Either there or North GA Tech or Gwinnett Tech. I would stay away from Bauder College though. Isn't that basically a scam...
    May 11, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  17. Starting CNA school in January
    My CNA course lasted for about 5 months too. I got mine for free at Job Corps. It's a long time, but it really pays off. You'll never forget, lol.
    Nov 12, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. Finished my cna course just
    Good luck to both of you! I'm so excited for the both of you. Just do anything you can to calm your nerves during the test and you should do fine :) Before the test started my team and I joked around...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. I passed my Georgia CNA certification test!
    Yes! Dress as if you are at your actual job as a CNA. Well, I'm actually not sure if it's a requirement, but everyone in my class did. I even wore my name tag and cut my nails for the exam. And...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Can CNA's also work as PCT's?
    Can a certified nursing assistant also work as a patient care technician? Or would I have to forego further education to become a PCT?
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. How are is the state exam?
    Just study, study, study and it won't be hard! And pray that you have an easier evaluator. My evaluator, surprisingly, was pretty easy going. She didn't even watch sometimes and she actually told us...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. I passed my Georgia CNA certification test!
    Out of all my 10 classmates, I was the very last to test. My skills were: Handwashing (everyone gets this) Weight (Thank God it wasn't BP!) ROM on shoulder Nail care Ambulate from bed to...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. Just passed CA CNA exams!
    Congratulations! :) Wow, your skills test sounds so much tougher than mine. For feeding, we just had to feed our patient 3 bites out of a fruit cup.
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. What specialty are you considering?
    Psychiatrics is my first choice, followed by (international) public health and forensics.
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. I start my CNA clinicals Monday...
    Thank you everyone :) And hope we all do well in clinicals! I'm currently finished with my entire first week of clinicals. At first, I was a bit nervous, but it quickly turned to excitement when...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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