Quoting 3 Pumpkins:" thats why i think anyone who wants to be a nurse should be a CNA first. its not all its cracked up to be. you can just keep going to school to be an RN but nursing is a difficult dirty job."
Quoting ♥supermommy:" I am a CNA, but I feel that nurses do WAY more and the pay should be higher...that's the only thing I think is really bothering me."
Quoting 3 Pumpkins:" then you should go straight for RN thats where the money is at. and if you are surprised about your ... [snip!] ... dont give up keep at it but if you already arent liking it you should have stayed working as a CNA longer to make up your mind"
Quoting ♥ Crabigail's Mom:" I graduate LPN school in 4 weeks and it sucks right now. mostly I think my school sucks. But I do plan ... [snip!] ... on bridging to RN so I can specialize in the field I want. making $20/hr (here) is better than the $8/hr I was making before"
Quoting ♥supermommy:" And I know nurses feet hurt, but they are getting paid.. I'm paying to go to clinical.. and I think it's ... [snip!] ... skill arises we get to do it, so we are basically glorified CNA's right now for free, after working all day, it's frustrating."