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By heartlover

Joined Oct 28, '12 - from 'Denver, CO, US'. heartlover is a RN, BSN, CNOR. He has '7.5' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Cardiovascular and thoracic surgery'. Posts: 33 (18% Liked) Likes: 9

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  1. I learned to love the OR because of some really great nurses who allowed me to do observation as a student and as a new...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. This is the link to the sticky.
    Jul 27
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. Check out the sticky at the top of the operating room forum. It has some really solid advice for observing in the operating...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. Many of the surgeons I have worked with hate them because of the added bulk the plastic smoke evacuator piece makes the hand...
    Dec 17 '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  5. It does have to do with AS or AI. Especially AS when it is severe. AS makes it harder for the blood to leave the heart to...
    Dec 15 '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  6. My program prefers NPs. That is what we are aiming for and wanting to learn that specific role in conjunction with the...
    Oct 6 '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. I tried a number of different shoe styles and brands. I hated Danskos for whatever reason but fell in LOVE with C&C Sweden....
    Oct 5 '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  8. Every place I have worked Neuro they were counted.
    Oct 5 '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  9. I will definitely look into this. Thanks!!!
    Sep 18 '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. Refresh on APA formatting and citing basics for those dreadful theory and research classes. Remind yourself how to do...
    Sep 18 '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. I just started my FNP/ACNP dual program and am 5 months pregnant. Just done with my first week and the amount of assignments...
    Sep 1 '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  12. Congrats on becoming certified!
    Jul 20 '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. I started traveling after almost two years in my first OR. I was definitely a little scared of the experience but also...
    Jul 19 '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  14. Your terminology is slightly different that what I am used to for the last 8 years I've been doing open heart surgery as a...
    Jun 24 '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  15. You could also try Stapleton/ Northfield area. There are apartments as well as condos to rent and it isn't too far from UCH.
    May 5 '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  16. Hearts, vascular and thoracic are my favorites! I love cardiovascular! I dislike urology or gyn the most even robotic...
    Apr 3 '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  17. Dina, I have been accepted to this program for the 2013 cohort and would love to hear a bit more about it. I am...
    Apr 2 '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  18. Not yet. I contacted them at the beginning of January to check statuses and they said they would be making decisions by the...
    Feb 7 '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. Where I work currently, only RNs get meds out of the Pyxis for patient cases but a number of ORTs and anesthesia techs have...
    Jan 29 '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  20. I know a scrub tech who has a pacemaker and she has no difficulty working in the OR. Obviously you would want to make sure...
    Jan 27 '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing

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