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  1. LIVE transplant being tweeted from the OR!
    Hi Everyone! @UofUHealthCare is tweeting a LIVE kidney transplant from the OR RIGHT NOW!! If you want an inside look at how things work in the OR, and the amazing job of working in a transplant,...
    May 20
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. New grad with HCA specialty contract--severe anxiety, need advice
    Hi Elisgirl- Can you talk to a nurse recruiter to find out what the stipulations are? These are questions that would only be able to be answered by the company. I guarantee you are not the first...
    May 16
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  3. Workplace Bullying-Nursing or 7th Grade?
    Vanderbilt is the LEADER in this! Gerald Hickson's articles have been my guide in the program we are working on. And yes-the JC SEA#40 is also a top document for this. Not only is it a...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Workplace Bullying-Nursing or 7th Grade?
    To everyone who has responded, thank you. As I stated, I originally posted this somewhere else and got a TON of feedback from other professions. Your comments are not only personally comforting, but...
    Feb 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. VA Hospitals
    I have worked in the system. Good job security. When you travel you can use your hospital ID and get government rates on everything (hotel, car, etc). Great credit union, tax-free shopping (similar...
    Jan 23
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Workplace Bullying-Nursing or 7th Grade?
    I could bring out parts of each of your comments and agree! I made an attempt to confront at one point and one of the three went walking around the OR yelling about how I exaggerate, I'm too...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Workplace Bullying-Nursing or 7th Grade?
    I just posted a blog and wanted to share it here because of the reactions I've gotten…this has become a topic of great interest for me in nursing and it is being tied to patient safety. If you have...
    Jan 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. post conference
    I do advanced med surg clinical so they are getting ready to graduate. I give them 4 NCLEX questions at the beginning of post conference in different topics. That wakes them up and they get quick...
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  9. Any Nurse Educators out there who teach in Medical Schools?
    Sorry for the delay...I have been a RN for 6 years with mostly an OR background. I was the OR educator in my previous job and was over general surgery so I worked with the surgeons who are also...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  10. Any Nurse Educators out there who teach in Medical Schools?
    Let's just say I'm in the west...:cool:. Still wishing to remain somewhat anonymous on here as I am the only one at the University and you would easily be able to identify me! If you go to the...
    Sep 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  11. Any Nurse Educators out there who teach in Medical Schools?
    I am an MSN prepared nurse who just landed a wonderful full time job but I am wondering if I am alone. I work for the School of Medicine at a large University and teach medical students (3rd year)...
    Sep 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  12. Do you let sales reps open items in your OR?
    Hi everyone- I am wondering if you could share whether or not you allow sales reps to open implants, instruments, etc in the OR? Or do you have a policy that requires them handing it to the...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. New thread for those looking for preceptors or to precept?
    I would like to make a suggestion that a thread be started for those who are willing to be preceptors for MSN students and those who are looking for preceptors? It seems they can be hard to find. If...
    May 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  14. Preceptors for MSN online Educators
    I am going to post a new, original comment with a suggestion to start a thread for those who are looking for a preceptor to post and those who are willing to precept to post. That would be a great...
    May 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  15. Has anyone done CCI's Surgical Services Educator certification?
    Is there anyone who has completed the Surgical Services Educator certification from CCI? All I can find is that it is $199 but can't find a description of the course or what it covers. If you have...
    May 10, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  16. Preceptors for MSN online Educators
    To play the devil's advocate here, I feel my preceptor got 2 semesters OFF from having to do quite a bit of work that I took over for her as her student!! I wrote her exams, planned her assignments,...
    May 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  17. has anyone left the OR for the floor? or after 1 year?
    I got a job on a pediatric floor after being in the OR for 3 years....but that was only because when I moved, there were no OR openings. As soon as one opened, I applied. Fortunately I got it because...
    Jan 22, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  18. Craziest Thing You Saw a Surgeon Do.
    Holy crap, Lemonator....did you work where I worked? The doctors bring in the money, therefore they got away with all kinds of stuff where I was at! Fortunately, where I work now is not so...
    Jan 20, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  19. Nursing Academia – We Need New Blood!
    Classicdame....I got lucky and found a for-profit school that desperately needed a medical assisting instructors which gave me classroom adult teaching experience. I agree with you though...that is...
    Jan 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  20. Nursing Academia – We Need New Blood!
    I am 36 years old and just graduated from Drexel University with my MSN in Nurse Education. I am starting my 2nd semester as a nurse educator and absolutely LOVE it!!! Because of my current...
    Jan 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  21. Anyone who is NOT a new grad having trouble finding a job?
    I have been watching indeed.com and ut dept of work services and see a ton of RN jobs-most wanting experience. Is it a 'new grad' issue or are these jobs posted but not really hiring (there is a lot...
    Sep 25, '09
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  22. Traumatic injury of a child
    As a nurse who struggled with infertility, adopted a child w/special needs and finally had an IVF baby, I feel for you! Why is it so simple for some? Now I work in the OR and do pediatric home care....
    Aug 7, '09
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  23. You will NEVER believe this guys...discrimination???
    I think this is more an issue of it bugging him that someone would blow something up like this. Like in my heart (or whatever the posters name is) he has to just take it because he is the student and...
    Jun 20, '09
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  24. You will NEVER believe this guys...discrimination???
    The good thing is that he has a good reputation and even his classmates are upset that this happened to him. He spoke with another instructor who is also a dept head about it who believes she is...
    Jun 19, '09
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  25. You will NEVER believe this guys...discrimination???
    Apparently the instructor.
    Jun 18, '09
    Forum: Male Nursing Student


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