How did you learn to scrub/gown and glove?

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    I am responsible for teaching a new nurse to scrub, gown and glove.

    Last week I gave the new nurse the hospital policy on scrubbing, gowning and gloving and also asked her to read the section on this in a perioperative textbook which we have at work. Today we went through actually how to do it. I got her to do it with me (along side me) while I was teaching her.

    Is this how you learnt to scrub, gown and glove or did you learn another way? I would love to hear from you.
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    That sounds about right! Reading alone can be confusing especially if you haven't seen it before so it's hard to mentally picture doing it. When I learned to do a surgical hand scrub (a year ago), we went through/read the AORN periop 101 module, then watched my instructor do it and then she had us do it and she watched us.
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