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  1. How to start a new resume in nursing?
    Well not sure what you have in mind but I think it is best to try making some connections between your jobs outside of the healthcare field with the CNA job description. If I was the employer your...
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. CNA via Nursing Home Training or Community College?
    Around where I live near Los Angeles, nursing home CNA training was hard to find when I was searching a year ago. The only one that I found near my home required a contract where you will have to...
    Apr 5, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. Online Study Buddy
    Online Study Buddy Hello, I am looking for an online study buddy that is interested in the health sciences. I feel much more motivated when I study with someone who is serious about school, so...
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Red Cross CNA Skills Testing: What Skills Were You Tested On?
    From what i know, the rop has a brochure that specifically tells you what's on the test. Red cross does not, instead they tell you that we will be required to know all skills. They will tell you...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. Fired from first CNA job
    Give me your email if you would like more advise, or to have some questions answered. (just my preference of communication). Hope you feeling better!
    May 26, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. Fired from first CNA job
    Perhaps that job wasn't your best fit. Best fit could mean a lot of things so don't think it is always your fault. Ask them specifically why you were fired so you can have a clear view of what...
    May 26, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. Any online CNA skills demo's?
    Hey Dreamchaser, My school had a Red Cross DVD that had all the skills shown. It was great, but unfortunately we only got to see it once. I got to see it a couple times more after by staying after...
    May 26, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. Did you get a job after volunteering?
    Volunteering is very rewarding, and due to the job competition many of us volunteers end up focusing on the "prize." In other words, if you can afford the time volunteering keep on doing it for the...
    May 26, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. back pain--injuries and avoidance
    I have had knee discomfort throughout my first two months at work. I tried the knee braces that helped, but they were becoming too uncomfortable after long periods of use. I learned to try to sit...
    May 26, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Should I Bother w/ a CNA Cert before Applying for Hospital Jobs?
    It seems like your friend got hired at a hospital that provides training. There used to be a lot of LTC facilities around my area that used to do this but now they are all discontinued. Why don't...
    May 26, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. I'm a CNA, not a MAID.
    If you don't prefer home care settings, you might want to consider an acute setting. In hospitals you will take vital signs and do little charting. HOWEVER, don't expect it to be any less infection...
    May 26, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. Positive Energy
    Hey Kim, ran into your post after reading through the LVN section for the first time. Although I am a CNA I am thankful for your input. Thanks for the positive words!
    Jan 18, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  13. CNA Job-Hunting Tips
    "Being male and not particularly attractive" Your being too hard on yourself xp I'm glad you haven't experienced sexual harassment, I'm lucky I work with kids.
    Jan 18, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Just got my first CNA job!
    Differential pay is additional pay for working on either night shifts or weekends. This can be due to the lack of staff who wants to work those hours so the hospital is willing to pay more to get...
    Jan 18, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. Might be getting fired tomorrow
    I agree.
    Jan 18, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Showering Kids
    "Nurses, case managers, and upper management should be aware of which kids refuse to take shower, but then again, other staff members force them so you may be seen as a person who just can't get...
    Jan 18, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. Losing Faith
    I agree completely. During my orientation, I was a little surprised at how care was given to some patients at times. However it was not completely unacceptable and it was due to time management. Yes...
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. Red Cross CNA Skills Testing: What Skills Were You Tested On?
    Hey rose check your PM. One thing I didn't mention is that there is a deck of cards that you have to choose randomly for your skills. Again, best wishes!
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. I want to train to become a CNA but..
    Try the public adult schools first. Just try to find a quality course. Many of my classmates had regrets enrolling and even considered getting a refund at my school. It's all about the resources and...
    Jan 7, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Showering Kids
    Hello Allnurses, I'm a new CNA at a peds unit, and was wondering if there was a law in California that keeps us from "forcing" our patients into showering. The reason I ask is because these are...
    Jan 7, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. CNA Skills Handbook
    Hey Joon, Just letting you know I forwarded your post to some folks who really could use your handbook. Thanks again for the help!
    Jan 4, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. I want to train to become a CNA but..
    Hey sunaj, CNA is a rewarding job, and I think it is great you are considering it. Yes, I too felt dissatisfied serving food all day and night. I'm currently working with kids, and I love what I do....
    Jan 4, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. Do you like being a CNA?
    I love my coworkers, although some are not perfect. The job is very challenging for me, but I get better at it every day. Wish you the best!
    Jan 4, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. Where is the jobs in Georgia?....
    http://allnurses.com/cna-nursing-assistant/cna-job-644293.html
    Nov 23, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. Where is the jobs in Georgia?....
    There was a post below that had an opening in Georgia. Did you see it?
    Nov 23, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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