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  1. Any peri operative nursing book recommendations?
    Alexander's care of the patient in surgery AORN's perioperative standards and recommended practices AORN Journal
    Apr 17
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. The teacher had the question wrong...Should I be penalized?
    You probably aren't going to like what I'm going to say. "This test" did not decide whether or not you move on to the next semester; your work over the entire semester makes that determination. My...
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. One thing I learned today is that honesty will get you nowhere in Nursing School.
    Wish I could like this a thousand times. OP, I'm sorry you had to go through this, but honesty, accountability, and integrity are part of being a professional. Encouraging others to lie is wrong,...
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Is the RN--->BSN push a clever way to get older nurses out of the way
    Might I suggest you put the shovel down and stop digging a hole? Just because you paid more for college (please keep in mind that while college may be more expensive, so too have wages increased;...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. Job commitments
    This is partly the result of how people view employment these days- it used to be that people would work for the same employer for many years, if not their entire work life. Now, many new grads are...
    Apr 13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. Charge nurses
    Same charge person during the week, weekends rotate based on whose turn it is. I used to be in charge, but the differential to deal with all the extra responsibilities wasn't worth it, so I gave it...
    Apr 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. NP with only OR experience
    I once worked with an RN who continued working in the OR while getting her NP. She started out her practice as a first assist to some of the ortho surgeons. Not sure where she went after that.
    Apr 13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  8. The Importance of Backing Up Your Work
    As I work on my final portfolio for my MSN, I hear stories from my classmates about computers that crashed and now they can't access papers from previous classes that are to be included in the...
    Apr 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. What do the little red tags mean?
    Are you talking about something that looks like this? 14092 That means you are subscribed to the thread, either because you posted in it or because you chose to subscribe. Clicking the little red...
    Apr 12
    Forum: How To Use Site
  10. Are nursing schools saturated, less applying?
    Just because the postings exist doesn't mean the hospital intends to fill them. OP, each student should be responsible for researching the potential job field of the major they choose. College...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Let's get the brain working...kinda TRICKY!
    Get the brain working or help you with your homework? This looks like a question copy/pasted from somewhere, and if that's the case, it's potential copyright infringement. What are your thoughts?...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Peer review evaluations
    Popularity contests, and nothing more. Make it objective- everybody gets the same raise to start with, and it's affected by how many times you've been written up, either for good things or for bad.
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. How Not To Bring Germs Home...
    Just remember- once all of those people on isolation precautions in the hospital are discharged, they are out there in the community without the isolation. They're touching the handle on your grocery...
    Apr 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Healthy Nursing
    Nurses are human. Humans aren't perfect. If nurses were all required to "practice what they preach", we'd have a nursing shortage so bad, no one would get care. Also, don't forget looks can be...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. Is Online Learning Appropriate For You?
    Online for me has its pros and cons. During all but the final semester, the structure of required reading, videos, and assignments kept me on task. However, I'm now in my clinical practice semester,...
    Apr 6
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  16. Registered Nurse First Assistant
    RNFA stands for registered nurse first assistant. I'm not quite sure why you are saying some places would like LPN status as an LPN cannot be an RNFA. OP, the Association of periOperative...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  17. Difference btwn MedSurg & Operating Rm?
    from: What is Medical-Surgical Nursing? | Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses from http://nursing101.wikispaces.com/Nurses+In+The+Operating+Room/
    Apr 4
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  18. New Grad OR nursing??
    Totally off topic, but do the two of you realize just how easy you've made it to identify who you are in real life to those who would be in the know about your employment/potential employment? While...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  19. LPN forced to work as CNA
    Anything a CNA can do, an LPN or an RN can do as well. And I agree with caliotter that it beats being told to stay home because they don't need a nurse, and then those nurses that aren't called off...
    Apr 3
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. Professional Development Nursing
    Here ya go! Nurse Staff Development
    Apr 2
    Forum: Site Feedback
  21. HR Benefits and Holidays for Nurses
    I've never worked anywhere that holidays off were paid at a holiday rate. Also, when you are on call, are you getting paid more, such as time and a half for call back pay? That's how it is where I...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  22. Why do you want to become an OR nurse?
    That's how it is in my OR, although we have set shifts. So if we start work at 0700, the first patient of the day is usually scheduled to be in the OR at 0730. There may be rooms that start a little...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  23. AIDS during the 80s
    I was only born in the 80s, so I basically have no personal knowledge of the AIDS epidemic. However, sadly, there are still nurses out there who don't understand universal precautions, and I'm...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Are swan-ganz (PAC) still around in your area?
    Routinely put them in our open heart patients except for those who are expected to be extubated within 1 hour of arrival in ICU.
    Apr 1
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  25. No Raises for ER Nurses/Staff
    My facility publishes the matrix for raises after all of the evaluations are completed and analyzed. I'm sure they never use the scores to "adjust" the raise amounts <-sarcasm. The point level...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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