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  1. Implementing New Hire/New RN Orientation for L&D Unit
    I just started on a LDRP unit and I am getting 12 weeks of orientation. Ten weeks on dayshift and 2 weeks on night shift. I was hired for nights.
    Feb 1
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. OB nursing questions
    So, I graduated with my ADN in December 2014. I worked Med-Surg at a tiny (25 bed) rural hospital from January 15-July 15 and then went back to work at a hospital where I was a PCA previously also on...
    Feb 1
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. New grad...hate my job!
    UPDATE: My daughter works as a PCA at the first hospital I ever worked at (also as a PCA) and one of the nurses on the Med-surg unit told her to tell me to apply for a job there. So, I did and the...
    Jul 3, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. New grad...hate my job!
    I guess not really my job but where I work. I worked at 2 hospitals as a Patient Care Associate/Patient Care Tech (basically, CNA) through nursing school (1 for over a year and a half the other for...
    May 4, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I got all 265 questions!
    Found out yesterday that I did indeed PASS! Thank goodness! Thanks for your responses!
    Feb 27, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. I got all 265 questions!
    I took my NCLEX test today and got all 265 questions! I am freaking out. I did try "the trick" and it wouldn't let me register but I am scared to death! Did anyone else have this happen and pass?
    Feb 24, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. New Grad ADN KC
    Starting in 2015 most hospitals will not hire ADN's. If you get hired before that they will "grandfather" you in but you will probably have to sign a contract to get your BSN in a certain amount of...
    Aug 19, '13
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  8. Penn Valley Metropolitan College- RN program and prereqs
    This is an older post but I took my pre-req's at Blue River and Longview. At Blue River I took Chem 105 with Don Miller. He is dry and boring but a good teacher who wants you to pass. I got a B. I...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  9. working students.... valuable experience vs. pay/flexibility
    That is a tough decision. When I got my CNA license, I planned on trying to get a job (wherever I could) and get some experience to make sure nursing is where I really wanted to be before I spent all...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. ANY advice on A&P
    I took just Anatomy by itself and had an awful professor. I was also in Chemistry and Human Nutrition. I ended up dropping the Anatomy class because I had a chance at good grades in the other 2....
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. patient care tech vs cna, whats the difference?
    Yes, I still do all the basic stuff too. I make beds for patients, but when they are discharged Environmental Services comes in and cleans the room and makes the bed. I assist with bed baths. Since I...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  12. Accepted into ADN school spring 2013!
    Congrats! I was accepted into 2 LPN programs for this fall and declined both to take more classes and try for an ADN or BSN program I got accepted into the ADN program for this coming Spring as well....
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. patient care tech vs cna, whats the difference?
    I am a PCA (Patient Care Associate) at a hospital. I have my CNA license (it was required, along with my BLS). I have been trained to check blood sugars and do EKG's since I am on a Telemetry unit. I...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  14. Waiting For Spring 2013 Acceptance..Anyone else?
    I submitted my application the first week of August (the period was the first Thursday through the third Thursday of August) and just found out Monday that I was accepted. I got in at Penn Valley...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Nursing Schools KCMO area
    So, I have been trucking along taking my pre-req's, I got my CNA between semesters and have landed a job in a hospital. I took the TEAS test and got in to two LPN programs but decided not to accept...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  16. CNA training in Kansas City
    Since commenting on here, I got a job in a hospital so I have decided not to do the LPN and then bridge to RN thing and just go for the BSN. I am working at St. Mary's Medical Center on the Telemetry...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  17. CNA before nursing school
    I also am a CNA and taking pre-req courses for nursing. I have found a wealth of experience in my job. I work in a hospital on a Telemetry unit. I have also found that the nurses that were CNA's...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. Hello, are any CNA's out there?
    Hi! I am a CNA in MO in a hospital Telemetry unit. I just started a couple of weeks ago. I am also in pre-nursing classes. I was accepted into a LPN program but in MO you can't work below your...
    May 26, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Should I Bother w/ a CNA Cert before Applying for Hospital Jobs?
    I am in Missouri and just about every hospital here requires a CNA certificate. I can't believe you can take one there in 2 weeks. Mine was 8 weeks (75 hours of class and 100 hours of clinicals). I...
    May 26, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. I need advice...please!
    I started back to school fall 2011 to start my pre-req's to get into a nursing program. I was thinking ADN but wasn't 100% sure. Then I got my CNA over winter break and I really enjoyed that. I am...
    Apr 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. LPN program in Lexington, MO?
    I got a 72% but the director said this was the first year they used the TEAS Version V. I took it at Cass Career Center (Harrisonville) and transferred my scores over to LLR. She said the scores...
    Mar 5, '12
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  22. First Week of LPN Program Down
    That is very good advice. I just recieved an email saying I am in at the first school! The cut-off for the other one is April 19 so I need to decide if I still want to apply there too. I am so...
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  23. CNA training in Kansas City
    Sure. I am taking A&P at Blue River. I took just Anatomy there last semester (I was planning to do them separate) and had an awful experience. I was taking Chem 105 at the same time, too. Give me...
    Feb 29, '12
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  24. CNA training in Kansas City
    I think the first payment was 2 weeks after class started and the second payment was the 4th week. I went Tuesdays and Thursdays. They have a list of places that are hiring and some will hire you...
    Feb 28, '12
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  25. First Week of LPN Program Down
    Thank you. Where are you?...if you don't mind me asking. I am in the Kansas City, MO area. I sure hope it is good enough. I am ready to get started! :)
    Feb 28, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student


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