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  1. New grad RN programs in SF Bay Area?
    Hi! Anyone know of any new grad RN programs in the SF bay area in 2012? I'm graduating in December and I need to have a job ASAP to pay off my loans. I appreciate anyone's help! Thanks!
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. New Grad RN programs in SF Bay Area?
    Hi! Just wondering if anyone has heard of any new grad RN programs around the SF bay area. I'm graduating in December and have been advised to start looking for jobs NOW because it looks like the job...
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. FED UP CNAS!!!!
    I agree with this 100%! It's already enough having to do ADL's for 8-10 residents! Why do CNAs have to do everyone else's work?
    Jul 14, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. Back Sress - Can I better draw the Line?
    I'm a very petite, skinny girl so I can't do a lot of heavy lifting. I usually ask the RNA to transfer residents for me :D. Or I use a lift. One time I did try to transfer somebody from the bed to...
    May 25, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. Stressed, brand new CNA. Am I going to make it? :(
    Hi Comfortably_Numb, First, I just want to say THANK YOU for your post because I'm in the EXACT situation you're in. I'm 22 years old too! ;) I got my CNA license recently and have been working in...
    May 1, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. CNA students: help or burden?
    I think having to teach students is more help than burden. For one, you have extra sets of hands to help you with residents (especially with transfers). And two, you're helping them also by teaching...
    Apr 15, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. First Shift (7-3) CNA's
    So I read the thread about 2nd shift CNA's and I decided to start one for day-shifters, like me. I'm a brand, spanking new CNA so I still don't know what the heck I'm doing 70% of the time. What are...
    Apr 6, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. First day tomorrow!
    Today was my last day of orientation and tomorrow I will be working by myself! I'm nervous! I'm scared that I'm not ready. I should be ready since I had 3 days of training, but I guess I just don't...
    Mar 31, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. University of San Francisco CNL Entry Masters
    Haha, hi houdini! Congrats to you! Are you still waiting for Samuel Merritt's response? I got a rejection letter yesterday :( but that's ok. I got into my first choice. It was funny though,...
    Mar 22, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  10. Samuel Merritt ELMSN Fall 2009 Interviews!
    Oh man...I feel so bad for all you guys waiting! I guess I was REALLY lucky then. My interviewer told me I wouldn't hear anything until early April...but I received an acceptance phone call the day...
    Mar 18, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  11. Interview for nursing school
    Good luck!
    Mar 18, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. I got the license. Now, how do I get the job?
    I got my CNA license last Saturday. I was so excited about working right away, but nowhere seems to be hiring right now...I've called at least 15-20 facilities (haven't tried hospitals yet) and they...
    Mar 10, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Nursing School Acceptance Letters for this FALL
    I can finally post on this thread because I just got accepted to Samuel Merritt University for the ELMSN-Case Management!!!!!! For the longest time, I've been reading this thread and wished I was one...
    Mar 9, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Interview for nursing school
    Which school did you apply to? Questions differ among different schools. During my interview at Samuel Merritt University, I was asked: What do you think is an important issue in health care? I...
    Mar 8, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Samuel Merritt ELMSN Fall 2009 Interviews!
    *Sigh* I just got back from an interview for CM...I feel somewhat relieved, but it's not over yet...I have to wait a month before acceptance letters go out! The interviewer said I was a good...
    Mar 4, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  16. Anyone volunteer at a hospital?
    I volunteer at a Children's Hospital and the most patient care I do is play with the kids and basically babysit them when their parents are away. So I decided to get my CNA license. Haven't taken the...
    Feb 28, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. University of San Francisco CNL Entry Masters
    early to mid-March?! wow, that's kinda fast. I'm so anxious! Good luck to everyone!!!
    Feb 26, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  18. University of San Francisco CNL Entry Masters
    I applied here too! Just sent in my application on Monday (kinda late, i know). Just got a confirmation email from them. I don't know how competitive the program is but it sounds like you have a...
    Feb 12, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  19. Samuel Merritt ELMSN Fall 2009 Interviews!
    Congrats to those who already got interviews over with! I just got an email from SMC and set up an interview on March 4. Hopefully I won't freak out too much!! I'm already stressed!
    Feb 12, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  20. Tips for passing CNA test
    I take my American Red Cross test for CNA in 3 days and I'm freaking out!!! I'm most worried about the skills part, not so much about the written part. Can anyone share how their tests were like as...
    Feb 11, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. CNA and/or Certified Home Health Aid?
    They are essentially the same thing as far as responsibilities, but a HHA travels from one place to another while a CNA stays in one facility taking care of several residents. However, I've heard...
    Jan 31, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. CNA and/or Certified Home Health Aid?
    I'm currently taking a CNA class right now. This class is also offering a CHHA program for $175 for 4 days. Some of my classmates are taking the CHHA class because they say it's less work and it pays...
    Jan 28, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. Univ. of San Fran ME-CNL
    They don't do interviews????!!!! OMG! Hearing that just made my day! Oh yea, btw, I'm applying for the summer 09 session too!
    Jan 7, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  24. Which CNA program should I choose????
    I've actually only talked to the other person on the phone because her office is open only for a couple hours a day. When I went to her office yesterday, she also wasn't there, even though it was...
    Dec 31, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. Which CNA program should I choose????
    Hi everyone! I have a dilemma. I'm choosing between 2 CNA programs. Both organizations are in Oakland, CA; one's called CPR for Life and the other's Lifeline Healthcare Consultant. Anyone ever heard...
    Dec 31, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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