Operating Room Nursing

Where Operating Room Nurses or Perioperative Nursing come to network with each other and share their experiences with other OR Nurses. Nurses in this field provide care and support to patients before, during, and after surgery. These nurses are responsible for maintaining a sterile environment in the operating room, monitoring the patient during surgery, and coordinating care throughout the process. They are also responsible for making sure the OR team provides the patient with the best care possible.

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  1. Local Anesthesia Policy
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    by oreducator Jun 1, '05
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    mcmike55
  2. Would like info on the practice of "Sterile Cockpit" or "Timeout"
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    by porsch65 Jun 1, '05
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    grimmy
  3. From Med/surg to OR?
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    by moliuchick Jun 5, '05
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    moliuchick
  4. Staff turnover.....and I need to vent...
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    by ShirleyM May 24, '05
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    ShirleyM
  5. LPN in charge of OR??
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    by kajama May 12, '05
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    carcha
  6. Emolsified Alcohol vrs. Beta/Beta prep
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    by CLW May 24, '05
  7. Betadine Scrub/Paint
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    by mountaingrl May 16, '05
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    CLW
  8. Wages - we are underpaid
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    by George Sep 20, '00
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    sparrow99
  9. irrigation during TURP
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    by Seelo May 7, '05
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    stevierae
  10. required to work 24hour shift on weekends
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    by callbabe May 1, '05
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    shodobe
  11. Crucial OR interview questions
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    by findingmywayRN Apr 28, '05
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    grimmy
  12. Who does the prep in your OR?
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    by ShirleyM Apr 5, '05
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    Ali G.
  13. Discipline and trust
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    by Julie5173 Apr 24, '05
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    carcha
  14. Do you use "space suits" for Totals and why?
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    by shodobe Dec 13, '04
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    Marie_LPN, RN
  15. Labeling equipment for floor use after disinfecting in SCS
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    by ckalston Apr 26, '05
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    grimmy
  16. What part of the country uses RNFA's
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    by MisterArnold Dec 6, '03
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    callbabe
  17. video laparoscopy complication
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    by akor Apr 13, '05
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    akor
  18. Not too old for OR but out of nursing too long?
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    by rnbackagain Mar 25, '05
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    akor
  19. DVT sleeves and technology
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    by bjsmsn Apr 11, '05
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    grimmy
  20. How can I get OR training without....
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    by KatieBell Apr 17, '05
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    suzanne4
  21. Question for nursing professionals
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    by ns2222 Apr 16, '05
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    ns2222
  22. I'm starting to panic
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    by Nellie Nurse Apr 11, '05
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    Nellie Nurse
  23. OR interview scheduled this week..advice?
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    by squareface Feb 7, '05
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    grimmy
  24. Post-Operative Care Nurse
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    by malusport Feb 14, '05
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    sparrow99
  25. Hi, Im LA and Im going back to work (aka meet me, the big chicken)
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    by *LA* Apr 12, '05
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    akor
  26. Float Pool for the O.R...
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    by ShirleyM Apr 12, '05
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    shodobe
  27. surgical tech question
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    by pixie-dust37 Apr 8, '05
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    sunnyjohn
  28. Need help on deciding to take an OR internship
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    by audreyttu Apr 8, '05
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    TracyB,RN
  29. opinions about surgical tech to surgical RN route?
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    by kats Mar 30, '04
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    *LA*
  30. Positioning during radical retropubic prostatectomy
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    by stevierae Mar 27, '05
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    stevierae
  31. Minimum staffing in recovery
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    by JUDY RN CPAN Oct 18, '98
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    ckalston
  32. Is the OR critcal care
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    by nepthys Apr 6, '05
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    nepthys
  33. Travel (within Living Distance) limitations for OR nurses
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    by CDRNURSE Apr 1, '05
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    CDRNURSE
  34. Cidex
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    by tallone Mar 28, '05
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    Marie_LPN, RN
  35. Lpn/lvn Grads In The Or?
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    by closatssl1 Apr 2, '05
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    Fiona59
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