I Am a Cna

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    so ive been having lots of changes about going

    into nursing but last night while I was on shift a person died and I was there I wasn't scared or panicking I was just calm and just thought "oh shes dead I should go get the nurse" so I did and that was it. guess that kinda made me for sure made me want to stick with nursing.
    AddictedToSerenity AddictedToSerenity
    26-30, M
    Dec 27, 2015

    Just Got Hired

    i finally have a job! as a C.N.A:) ppl are asking be if i really did... i'm pretty sure i did since i have orientation this coming Monday, that does mean i got hired right? lol well i was told that i will be working 4 days on 2 days off and getting paid $12/hr...is this good for...
    LaRose92 LaRose92
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jun 21, 2012

    Being A Cna.

    How many times have you heard this saying on a day to day task?you are only a cna only a cnacna well being a can isn't hard if you have a heart you give your heart to every pt you take care of you give them the heart when you listen to them talk about their aches and pains and...
    7to3 7to3
    Nov 18, 2012
    Incontinentanddisabled Incontinentanddisabled
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 1, 2015

    I am thinking about becoming a CNA.

    I work in a nursing home now as a dietary aide and R.A. I love to be with my residents. who here works in a nursing home and likes to be a CNA?
    katt18 katt18
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 18, 2015

    I have a fun story about my hospital.

    ..actually I have many, but for simplicity sake I'll just tell one for now. I once walked into a room about to check up on a patient and to my mild amusement saw a Doctor in the room holding a blood pressure cuff and looking at it quizzically. He was examining the cuff with...
    Crackmandan Crackmandan
    36-40, M
    1 Response Mar 2, 2016

    I've been working as a CNA at a LTC facility

    and I feel like its not for me, because I see all those people and feel bad for them. whenever i head to work I just get this sickening feels in my stomach and move up my throat. I have seconds thoughts about doing it all the time but then whenever i get there and start working...
    AddictedToSerenity AddictedToSerenity
    26-30, M
    Sep 24, 2015
    Incontinentanddisabled Incontinentanddisabled
    26-30, F
    Jul 27, 2015

    It takes a special kind of person to keep their

    cool when patients punch them in the eyes and try to strangle them to death. It takes an even more special person to come back the next day and do it all again.
    TheFluffyGozette TheFluffyGozette
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 16, 2015

    hello I became a CNA about almost a year ago.

    was a great decision I made and now im my was to becoming a RN.
    AddictedToSerenity AddictedToSerenity
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 24, 2015

    Has any of u had a problem with being ticklish

    and in training for being a CNA ?
    deleted deleted
    Sep 21, 2015

    Has anyone who was a CNA had to be the patient

    for training but had a problem with being ticklish?
    angel618 angel618
    16-17, F
    Sep 7, 2015

    For the most part I enjoy my job.

    What I do not enjoy is aides who put bed pads under peoples knees and ears and not the booty. =]
    DancesWithUnicorns DancesWithUnicorns
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 23, 2015

    I be came a CNA to help other.

    spent time when I was younger be stuck in a place were the CNA(floor tech) could give a dam less about the people there taking care of. right know I work all over the city doing fill in. most nurse hate me when I show up. I show up in all black like always and when I 1st...
    chat68chat chat68chat
    36-40, M
    Jan 7, 2014

    My first patient and best friend of two years

    died this weekend and I didn't even get to tell him I'd see him later.
    TheFluffyGozette TheFluffyGozette
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 24, 2015
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