Orthopaedic Nursing

Orthopaedic Nursing is available for Licensed nurses working in specialty areas that involve orthopaedics. Discuss and compare notes on providing care and support for patients and their families dealing with musculoskeletal issues and diseases, including care plan development and maintenance, use of assistive devices, dealing with disease processes, patient education, etc.

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  1. Best practices in Discharge Process
    by Process Engineer Aug 15, '11
    1
    Turd Ferguson
  2. Switching to OR nursing. Any advice?
    by resilientnurse Aug 11, '11
  3. TKR
    TKR
    by nurse2it Jun 30, '11
    1
    Scrubs4JB
  4. education, qualifications and salary
    by sclarkNMT Jun 16, '11
    1
    solneeshka
  5. Ortho Nurses who are also Pilates instructors
    by jahra Jun 12, '11
    1
    jahra
  6. Many Thanks!
    by LoveMyDaughters May 29, '10
    2
    RN/CM
  7. Smith and Nephew hips that have NOT been recalled
    by susanthomas1954 Mar 10, '11
    3
    4_Sq
  8. ortho post op pain control
    • Closed
    by nurse96 Mar 28, '05
    23
    gratefulheart01
  9. Student....what is LMP fusion?
    by CarinaBallerina Jan 29, '11
    3
    P_RN
  10. Good experience for future SICU nurse?
    by 2bJoshRN9788 Apr 29, '11
    1
    P_RN
  11. Orthopedics Center for Excellence
    • Closed
    by NJLaurenRN Aug 1, '08
    9
    Sunshine139
  12. ONC certification help
    by nursn4u11 Mar 22, '11
    2
    Sunshine139
  13. Post Op Admissions During Change of Shift
    by All4Seasons Nov 5, '10
    1
    cjcalimer
  14. Ortho office?
    by netglow Feb 23, '11
    3
    jahra
  15. Is ortho a good area for a new grad RN?
    • Closed
    by AJ BSN 2008 Jun 25, '09
    29
    pawnotesRN
  16. Mother neglected Daughter's rib fracture
    • Closed
    by LPNweezy Mar 4, '11
    1
    sirI
  17. Ortho/Neuro/Trauma Nurse Resume Help
    by slc31 Oct 19, '10
    2
    Colorado1
  18. Good Orthopedic Nursing Book
    by djb2121 Jan 21, '10
    12
    jahra
  19. New kid on the block
    by CNAKassy Dec 28, '10
    4
    jahra
  20. Confused, agitated, medicated, and refusing
    by Rocker Dec 3, '10
    3
    P_RN
  21. In need of amazing scoliosis specialists!
    • Closed
    by criticalRN10 Nov 28, '10
    1
    dianah
  22. need help for new orthopaedic nurse
    • Closed
    by egomori Sep 28, '09
    5
    jahra
  23. Ortho Clinical Pathways for Patients Discharged to Home/ALF's?
    by MYRN2014 Nov 16, '10
  24. What is the difference between AMA & total hip replacement?
    by small_potato Oct 7, '10
    7
    Sister Fox
  25. ONC perks
    by RNPenny Oct 6, '10
    1
    ladybugbaby161
  26. Starting Orthopaedic SAC clinicals this week
    by nursingcares Sep 7, '10
  27. Why are you an Ortho Nurse?
    by GuatericanNurse Aug 9, '10
    1
    P_RN
  28. Turning a patient with a hip fracture.
    by Cersei Aug 31, '10
    1
    P_RN
  29. 4 weeks into the 6 week orientation and barely making it
    • Closed
    by Ace587RN May 8, '10
    4
    P_RN
  30. Ortho jobs in the Portland, OR/Vancouver, WA areas?
    by ShannonE83 Aug 4, '10
  31. What is your policy in DVT prevention following joint surgery
    by starbin May 14, '10
    9
    melsman1904
  32. NWB status
    by suni May 26, '10
  33. Total knee question-
    by celclt May 6, '10
    1
    nurseniki511
  34. Total hip replacement and leg length.
    • Closed
    by 33-weeker Sep 17, '09
    3
    33-weeker
  35. Meniscal Allograft
    by cicatrixx15 Apr 18, '10
    3
    cicatrixx15
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