1. Hi I just joined this site...I am currently attending school to become a CNA, I only have 3 weeks left. Just wanted to get a look into the nursing world.
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    Joined: Dec '06; Posts: 5
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  3. by   nurseangel47
    to allnurses, Arica!
  4. by   Daytonite
    hi, aricae8707!

    congratulations on joining the nursing crowd! you might want to also check out the cna forum here: https://allnurses.com/forums/f265/

    here is some more information for you to check out about nursing (in case you're thinking of going further):

    http://www.collegeboard.com/student/...ers/45263.html - "ten questions to ask yourself" about nursing and if it might be right for you

    http://nursing.about.com/od/becomean...eforenurse.htm - "before you decide to become a nurse". things to consider about being a nurse. lots of links to information about what skills you need to become a nurse. and, what if you're really bad at math and science is discussed.

    http://nursing.about.com/od/becomean...oreveryone.htm - "nursing is not for everyone". this is a very down to earth and honest article that broadly discusses what a nurse does and what you can expect on the job as a nurse.

    http://nursing.about.com/od/nursings...sferskills.htm - "nurses skills transfer to other professions". a list of 8 basic job skills that nurses are able to perform making them desirable for hire in many other professions.

    http://stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos083.htm - about registered nursing from the u.s. department of labor

    http://stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos102.htm - about lpn nursing from the u.s. department of labor

    http://stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos165.htm - information on nursing assistants (cna) from the u.s. department of labor

    https://allnurses.com/forums/f8/day-...se-185298.html - a day in the life of a registered nurse thread on general nursing discussion forum



    welcome to allnurses!