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  1. April 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Hope none of them will be there for my colonoscopy this afternoon.
    Apr 27
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  2. My First 12 Hour Clinical Day
    Is your glass half full or half empty?
    Apr 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. How to retain and recruit emergency nurses
    I am an RN working in a the OR. I respect and admire nurses that work in the ER. My question to all of you Emerg nurses out there. How must we go about retaining and recruiting nurses for the...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Are there work opportunities for LPN's in Canada?
    I agree that there are more opportunities for Canadian trained nurses, and for RN's, however, according to the stats there is going to be a huge number of nurses retiring in the next few years I...
    Apr 20
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  5. Where do i start?
    HI Syalissa, do you mean the operating room or, do you mean a surgical nurse on the post operative floor? I would say if it is the operating room you are interested in, you will be able to find a...
    Jul 16, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  6. Malignant hyperthermia education
    I would be tempted to use the MHAUS as my 1st resource. Hopefully they would be able to give you the most current data, algorithms, charts, etc. In our OR we follow the protocol for MH and...
    Jul 16, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  7. Help with "Why I Want to be a Perioperative Nurse" Essay
    You sound like the perfect candidate for the job! So this OR nurse is cheering for you! :nurse:
    Jun 23, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  8. Help with "Why I Want to be a Perioperative Nurse" Essay
    This essay is so difficult for me to write because I am very "to the point" and cannot write an entire essay on why I want to be an OR nurse. Honestly, I can sum it up in two sentence: I excel in...
    Jun 23, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  9. I want to work in the OR
    Congrats, I hope you are liking your new job!
    Jun 8, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  10. Placing ureteral stents
    A foley is not used to insert a ureteric stent. A stent is placed in the ureter over a guide wire, the stent placement and the procedure is done using xray The stent is used to keep the ureter...
    Jun 1, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  11. Finally got an interview
    Keeping my fingers crossed for you.. best of luck! :wavey:
    May 17, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  12. How to get a position in the O.R.
    I am speaking only as a Canadian nurse, and yes, I have worked with nurses in the OR who had a background in psychiatry 1st before they took the OR post grad nursing courses. Med Surg is quite...
    May 12, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. Fairly Unique Situation
    Looking at today's job market.. would not even consider not going for the BSN. BSN will allow you to compete for the best jobs. Just my 2 cents!
    May 11, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. Need Some Encouragement
    michele742 you are right, and I am willing to bet you will be hired before long!:yes: Best of Luck!
    May 11, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  15. Need Some Encouragement
    I am wishing you luck, sometimes hiring decisions take more than a week!
    May 11, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  16. Typical days as an OR nurse?
    Arrive @ work early start my day with a coffee! Get morning report from charge nurse. Find out anything unusual on the Operative slate e.g. Malignant Hyperthermia patient, Latex allergy, Difficult...
    May 10, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  17. Making anoymous complaint
    What about seeking advise from your professional nurse's association, especially if your safe practise is jeopardized
    May 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Correctional Nursing Interview-What was your experience?
    Way to go! Hope you love your new job! :woot:​
    May 7, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  19. How to get a position in the O.R.
    My answer is strictly from my own point of view, floor nursing is not necessary to become a good OR nurse. OR is a totally different learning experience. The OR that I work at does not have that as...
    May 7, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  20. Need advice for possible transfer
    The OR is ever changing. I have worked in the OR for a number of years and have never ever found it boring. There are changes from day to day, policy, procedure and technical equipment. The...
    May 7, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  21. New Friend
    Welcome to the forum Geby. I am 4_Sq from Canada. Are you in your 1st year of nursing school? I have been a nurse for a number of years++++ and I am still in love with my career. Good Luck in...
    May 6, '13
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  22. New Grad (RN) wanting to work in Alberta or British Columbia...
    British Columbia New Grad Salary $31.71 BC Health Authorities Look At External Postings: They are: Northern Health Authority Vancouver Coastal Health Authority Interior Health Authority
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  23. Overwhelmed
    Hi FaithMMA I just want to say that you are admirable. Nursing today is certainly not like it used to be (voice of experience) Nursing has changed, and not all for the better! The patient...
    May 2, '13
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  24. I want to work in the OR
    Can you take peri-op 101? (Is this the equivalent of the OR post-grad courses in Canada?) I am unsure about what the educational opportunities are for post-grad OR courses in the US, but this is the...
    May 2, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  25. Medication error while on probation
    Do you have a nursing union that you could go to for some support? It sounds to me that you are "over worked" and that time constraints at your job make it more difficult to give medications...
    May 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications


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