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By NurseLumpia

Joined Sep 12, '07. Posts: 60 (13% Liked) Likes: 9

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  1. Petite, Thanks for making the points that you did. I was not suggesting that managers should be the best scrub/circulator...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. If you can do a AAA you can do a heart.... dont let people scare you out of trying it... The main key for me when I take...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. I agree with Argo. I think you will be more marketable if you learn CTOR. You will also be able to use more of your...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. From my experience you are more of an asset and worth more on the pay grade scale if you do ctor. I do both but neuro has...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  5. I completely agree. Every place I've worked with the exception of two, the manager AND director can run a room. Where I'm...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  6. As long as I have been a manager I have circulated rooms. My current title is Clinical Manager but I do cases daily. I let...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  7. Dear surgeon, Perhaps you should take a course in effective communication for beginners. Despite popular belief, nurses...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  8. Until you've seen a bead of sweat roll off someone's forehead and onto the surgical field I don't think you can fully...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  9. The resume is not the place for these skills. Every application I have done will have a skills checklist. Just generalize...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  10. Dear preceptor.. I came to you smiling, full of energy and ready to tackle the last leg of my orientation journey, with your...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. "AORN does not recommend home laundering of surgical scrubs. Taking surgical scrubs home that were worn in the perioperative...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  12. The RN specializing in Perioperative Nursing practice performs nursing activities in the preoperative, intraoperative, and...
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    Article Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. Will you be expected to cover other specialties when you are on call? If so, you certainly need at least a brief rotation...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  14. It's great that they're impressed with your skills. However, I personally would want more experience in a broad range of...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  15. Being able to work in a variety of specialties is always an asset to just being, "the person who scrubs hearts". It sure...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  16. Take up tennis. It is one of the most fun ways to get a lot of exercise. Find someone who is a beginner like you.
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  17. it'll help if you work out your core muscles very well (strengthening the lower back and abdominals will help since we do...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  18. The back and abs do seem really important in the OR.
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  19. Definately do weight/resistance training. Do NOT just do cardio. Many women are afraid of lifting moderate-heavy weights...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  20. Actually as of 2007 its mandatory for all PA students to have OR time. So this should eventually be a self correcting...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  21. Alexanders is pretty good! also Berry and Kohn's Operating room Technique text book is also good..also just familiarising...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  22. Dont be discouraged. add more effort to your reserve you will scale through. I took the course with kaplan and failed i...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. I took kaplan 2x and failed. Now I Check out the sticky at the top of the thread New revised first tip of Suzanne plan. I am...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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