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I am currently a college student majoring in Associates Science in Nursing and I recently got a great opportunity to work as a CNA. Besides working as a CNA are there any other ways I can gain more experience?


January 16th, 2022

A patient care tech at local hospitals is a great option and a better route to learning to do ECGs etc

March 12th, 2022

I always recommend that college students work as a CNA to give them a better understanding and expectation of nursing. Suck up all of the education that you are entitled to and just be the best at what you do. Working as a CNA will give you the best experience of a lifetime and help you adapt to being a nurse. Good luck.

March 10th, 2022

MOST TEACHING HOSITALS WILL HIRE STUDENT NURSES IN ADVANCED PATIENT CARE TECH ROLES AND OFFER THEM A JOB ON THAT UNIT UPON GRADUATING.

March 8th, 2022

Another way to be a volunteer at your area of interest.

January 24th, 2022

CNA experience is everything. Most of them end up knowing too much and regret going to nursing school πŸ˜‚

January 23rd, 2022

After one year, get your LVN and work as a LVN. But keep getting your degree. Don't let the money distract you.

January 21st, 2022

This is a great way to get your foot in the door and gain great experiences that you don’t always get in clinical

January 21st, 2022

You can apply for pt care tech jobs as a CNA.

January 16th, 2022

I agree that you learn a lot being a patient care tech in a hospital. They see a lot, learn a lot from asking nurses questions, and seeing how to care for patients. I wish I had done a little of that while in school, like part time.