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  1. Hi!! I am a 2 year B.S.N RN in the O.R..love it. I also do PACU and Endoscopy. O.R is part of perioperative nursing. I...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. OMG. I went to the site, and what a bunch of garbage. They don't even mention that the CRNA is a RN with a BSN,...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  3. I hate when people accuse my pursuit to becoming a CRNA as solely dependent on the money. My general reasons. 1. I love...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  4. Because so many people are going into the field of CRNA due to $$ it irritates me. At first I was hesitant to tell people...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  5. I'm hoping to be a CRNA and it's not for the money. My mom is a retired CRNA and I have never met a person that loved their...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  6. Job Market is fine. Yes very competitive... so anyone who is really only in it for the money either wont get in or will drop...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  7. It is much easier to find a job as a CRNA as opposed to an RN. There are fewer of us, competition to get into a school is...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  8. No more pee or poo! Bye bye needy pts driving you crazy for 12hrs. The OR is a pretty cool place to be. I cant see anyreason...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  9. I've also been shocked at how many others want to be CRNA's. I first went to college for Chemical Engineering and after...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  10. No more pee?? you will live by pee. During big operations it will be your job to climb under the OR table making sure not...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  11. I knew I wanted to become an anesthesia provider in paramedic school. We would go to the OR to get intubations and I was...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  12. I guess some have the desires in their heart to be and become an NA to make sure that the hardwork is being paid off such as...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  13. I guess overall, I feel like it's for me, but soooo not for some of the others who want to do it. Although I don't mind the...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  14. Just seeing what everyone thought of my profile to get into CRNA school for Fall 2012/Spring 2013: Experience: 2 years...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  15. i make $44 an hour with about 2 years experience.
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. When I worked evening shift, if it came through the doors I did it, except for hearts. Now I'm on the heart team....
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  17. Cardiac. Some time Thoracic. Manly open heart: CABG, Valves, Vads, Transplants. Peds and adults.
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  18. Neuro. Peds and adults; about 50/50 craniotomies/spines. Ortho sometimes (backs and trauma). Plastics if they're...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  19. I'm still a newbie and don't have a specialty yet. I have circulated and scrubbed in ENT and general, and dabbled slightly...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  20. Most of my experience is in Ortho but at my new job, I do general, cysto and GYN too. The only specialty I really don't like...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  21. as my name here suggests, I primarily work with the daVinci robotics system for general, urology, and gyn cases. I dabble...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  22. I've realized that, on my floor, the day nurses get recognized by management and patients far more than night nurses. But,...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Hello all I am writing this thread for some advice. A brief history; married, father of 3 kids ages now 8,6,2, wife stay at...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  24. I feel the same way!!! I am in the OR and Endoscopy. I also recover some of the patients from the O.R too (so PACU). I...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  25. Hello. I was in your same situation. My undergrad GPA was 3.2, and I knew that I wanted to become a CRNA. When I started...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  26. These forums helped me when I applied, so I thought I'd share! My GPA wasn't that great either :( . My undergraduate...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  27. I agree with FLTraumaRN. In addition, the director for a local program told me that one of the BEST ways to make yourself a...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  28. I have 4 years ER experience and I'll have 3 years ICU experience by the time I start my program next August.
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  29. I tell everyone to get their BSN if possible. It will NOT make you a better nurse than other routes into nursing, but it...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  30. Thank God you were there. You did an excellent job. I understand wanting to know how she is. I've assisted in a few...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Pretty much the same as above. I love being an OR nurse because I get to focus on one patient at the time. I get normal...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  32. rn - obtains nsg license upon passing a state exam. role - executes dr's orders, assisting w/pt as needed, monitors and...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I would try the OR. like you said...lots to learn and interesting, also no holidays, that's always a plus.
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I make over $10/hr more than a nurse with equal experience to me on that scale. I have 10yr experiance and $22/hr is a joke...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. who cares where you live. no nurse should make that little. we work so hard and should be compensated for everything we do.
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. This thread is part of the problem with nursing, and why so many people claim that nurses are not supportive of each other....
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I feel that NP's are very valuable in a variety of settings. Maybe the setting in which you are working doesn't value NP's,...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  38. NP's have made it very possible for me and my kiddos to get into the doctor for minor things in less then 6-8 weeks. Now if...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  39. Just go for bsn. Why not ?
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  40. Please, explain how the surgeon looks over the anesthesia provider in the OR. I would say it was more the opposite since we...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  41. I'm a CRNA and love my job! Most days lol. The surgeon in OR looks over both MDA and CRNA during surgery but doesn't tell...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  42. not a CRNA, but SRNA; have it and am working on keeping it. But it was a goal that I had outside of my plans to go to CRNA...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  43. 1 CRNA per O.R. unless help is needed such as a massive trauma or code. As far as the profession, I could not imagine doing...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  44. It's kind of like asking why I didn't want to be a lawyer or a teacher. The answer = I wanted to be a nurse. Really not...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Once your in nursing school you won't be able to cheat on the computer. You not only have to memorize the drugs and...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I'm taking Patho and Pharm this summer. Neither is required for my program. I'm just taking them for no other reason than I...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  47. Congrats to you!!! I also got the call toay that I wanted. Ill start in the ER soon too... :D
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Okay so lets be optimistic and happy!! :) Nursing as a career is tough but it is worthwhile! :) However, we are all trained...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  49. I just got the call. Contingent upon my references, I'll officially be an ER nurse on 8/2. I'm so excited!! I'm starting at...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I finally finished nursing school in December of 2010. After waiting forever for WIA to pay the $200 dollars to Personvue...
    ICU, RN, BSN, B.S.
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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