Cath Lab Nurse vs. Telemetry and CCU Nurse? - page 3

by bethiegirl

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Hello!! I will begin precepting in about two weeks and I am currently scheduled to complete my hours in the Cardiac Cath Lab...I was wondering if anyone knows what a Cath lab nurse does compared to a telemetry or CCU nurse? I... Read More


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    Quote from souphi
    hi am due to attend an interview next week in cath lab,for that i need to prepare a 10minute presentation of "the biggest development in cardiac cath lab in the past 10yrs" any body has any ideas/suggesions please share it with me thanks
    Closure devices..angioseal,mynx, and there are others. Definately saves time without the need for line pulls,and I'm sure less complications with groins too.
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    Quote from ceann
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    . I always loved comments from ICU nurses on what a cruise job cath lab is- if they only had a clue!
    Ain't that the truth!! I had 5 hrs ICU experience and the amount of work I do in the cath lab blows that away.

    And ICU or ED experience is vital for the lab. This is no place for newbies...
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    Quote from CCL RN
    Ain't that the truth!! I had 5 hrs ICU experience and the amount of work I do in the cath lab blows that away. ...
    Lol. That's supposed to say 5 years experience, instead of 5 hours...


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