Respect of co-workers - page 2

After graduation, I have an RN position lined up in ICU. In the meantime, I am working as a CNA there to become familiar w/ the routine etc... I am concerned that when my title shifts from CNA to RN... Read More

  1. by   kimmicoobug
    I do not have this problem as I am not an aide, but just realized that this COULD be a problem. I have a friend who is doing his focused practicums in an ICU where he is also a CNA. He is finding that the staff is still treating his as a CNA instead of as someone they should be mentoring. I have not talked to him since he has complained about this and hopefully the situation has resolved itself. Good luck to you.
  2. by   SmilingBluEyes
    Respect is earned. You have to earn your wings as an RN the same way you did as a CNA. It is not automatic or a given.