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  1. Did Anyone See Larry King Last Night?
    You mentioned you were having conscious sedation. Were any of the stories on Larry King about waking up with General Anesthesia?
    Dec 16, '07
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. ACLS a requirement for RN's?
    Thanks to all who have responded to my question. I used to be a Paramedic so I have had ACLS for many years. There are only a couple of us in our OR that do have ACLS and are the only ones who give...
    Nov 16, '07
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. ACLS a requirement for RN's?
    Just curious. Does your OR require you to have ACLS? And for a friend of mine, do you have to have ACLS in order to administer IV Conscious Sedation? I am saying yes. Thanks.
    Nov 13, '07
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. dress code for or personnel
    double post
    Jul 11, '07
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  5. dress code for or personnel
    Now that's what I call comfortable.
    Jul 11, '07
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  6. What do you carry in your pockets?
    Daily schedule, preference card for the case were doing and scissors. Phone in cell phone pocket. This is a hospital phone that only works in the vacinity of the OR, but it works like a regular...
    Jul 11, '07
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  7. dress code for or personnel
    I'm pretty sure we have a dress code. Requires us to dress neatly. No jeans or such when attending classes. It's not strictly enforced though. We do wear shorts to work (OR) before immediately...
    Jul 11, '07
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  8. Surgery Turnover Events Defined
    thank you, thank you, thank you
    Jul 8, '07
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  9. The Guys Club: Guy Students Come on In!
    Me too! 37 years young. 16 years as a Medic. Got my RN License back in January (BSN Program - 5 guys, 3 gals). Spent a few months in the ER. Have now been in the OR since June. It's great. ...
    Dec 13, '06
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  10. Operating times
    10 hours for a ventral hernia repair!?! What took so long?
    Oct 6, '06
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  11. what is your nurse to patient ratio?
    A position came open in the OR about a month ago. I applied, got interviewed, was offered the position and accepted it, RN Circulator. All in the same day. I started last week and so far it's...
    Jun 13, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Opinion needed......
    I thought all weekend about the position. I told my wife and myself that if I was offered the position, then it was meant to be. I put in a transfer request. Was interviewed the day after and...
    May 8, '06
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. Opinion needed......
    I really enjoy working 3 days a week. I believe that OR would be M - F with call. What are your responsibilities in the OR?...and thanks for your input.
    Apr 23, '06
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  14. Hyperbaric Nursing in WV
    I believe there is one at Bluefield.
    Apr 22, '06
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  15. Opinion needed......
    Our ER as been extremely busy lately. Same amount of help. 6 or 7 to 1 ratio. 4 to 1 in cardiac and trauma rooms. nonstop I am newgrad in the ER. Paramedic prior to getting my license in Feb....
    Apr 22, '06
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  16. what is your nurse to patient ratio?
    Our ER as been extremely busy lately. I don't know how you Veterans do it. Or how I can do it until I
    Apr 22, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. what is your nurse to patient ratio?
    4 to 1 ratio? 2 techs per Nurse? Where are you guys at? I am new in the ER, been a medic for 12 years, but that isn't helping me right now. I feel like I forget everything when I walk in the...
    Apr 5, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Will I ever be fast enough?
    I have to say thanks too for those words of encouragement. I've been in the ER for several weeks. At times I feel ok, but there are others when I wonder if I will survive. Feeling like I am not up...
    Mar 29, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. NCLEX 2 timer
    You sound just like me. I was 75 the first time then 254 the second time. I felt like I knew the stuff but was coming up short. I signed up to take it again as quick as I could. I myself didn't...
    Jan 27, '06
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. Should I worry that I received a C in Anatomy?
    C = Continue. Whats the difference between a Nurse who made a C and a Nurse who made an A? Nothing, their both Nurses.
    Jan 22, '06
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Tips for IV starts
    What bothers me most about starting IV's (this comes from working on an Ambulance) is being able to start IV's all day long, but having trouble when it comes to a critical patient and not being able...
    Jan 16, '06
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. I Passed!!!!
    Excellent... Congratulations.
    Jan 15, '06
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Tested today...
    congratulations! :hatparty: :biggringi
    Jan 14, '06
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. I passed!!!
    [font=microsoft sans serif]congratulations :hatparty:
    Jan 14, '06
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. NCLEX 2 timer
    You will pass. I too failed twice. Took it again last week and passed. I posted what seemed to help me in a different thread. Hope it helps you. Good luck. I don't know if we are allowed to...
    Jan 11, '06
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum

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