I recently went through a CNA program and was told I would not be successful. The clinical instructor did say that I was very compassionate but all over the place. I passed the class but was slow at the tasks and had difficulty lifting patients, even with a gait belt. I'm older, early 50's and it was not easy but I tried and stuck it out. I have been taking pre-req's for nursing and have a 3.88 GPA Now, I wonder if I should move on. To be honest, after seeing what nurses do on a daily basis, I'm nervous about having that responsibility. I hate to invest more money and time on a occupation that I won't succeed at now or in the future. I've been reading the forums and I pick up that career changers think it's better but in reality, it's harder. Anyway, just thought I would chime in and add my story to see if anyone had any thoughts on my dilemma?