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  1. tell me about your brainless moments
    I scrubbed for a fairly routine lap procedure and both myself and the circulating nurse forgot to do a final count until the patient was out of the theatre. Nothing was missing or anything as it was...
    Feb 9, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. Tired of hearing about the kids.
    I'm also tired of hearing about kids, grandkids from some people all the time. I'm also fed up with one particular person who brings her baby into work and changes them on the tea room table...
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Enrolled nurses!
    I disagree that our roles in the OR is exactly the same. I work alongside EN's and have a huge level of respect for them as I do for all my colleagues. But while our physical tasks in theatre are...
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: International Nursing
  4. Craziest Thing You Saw a Surgeon Do.
    The weirdest thing I saw a surgeon do was during a lap incisional hernia repair. He had trouble getting a large mesh down the port so he took the port out and shoved the mesh through the incision and...
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  5. Refusing to do a surgery?
    I know this will probably inflame some people but I'm going to say it anyway. It's not about you, it's about the patient. If you can't put aside your personal beliefs and judgements then you...
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  6. Feeling undermined by co-worker
    Thanks for the replies. I'm going to attempt to speak to her tomorrow because our management expects us to try to resolve issues first. I'll say to her that I felt uncomfortable with the way...
    Jan 21, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Is becoming an RN still worth it?
    Carol-I don't want to cause offense but you sound like you're burned out and need some R&R. It doesn't help when you've experienced the high levels of stress and bad behaviour that goes on in the...
    Jan 20, '12
    Forum: International Nursing
  8. Feeling undermined by co-worker
    Hi guys this is a bit of a contuination from an old thread I posted called 'I know I know'. I'm the CN in charge of a clinical specialty in the OR. Recently I've been out of my OR having to do...
    Jan 20, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. pay scales for private hospitals
    I don't know about Melbourne but in Adelaide you paid about 1$ less an hour working in private.
    Nov 25, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  10. More Hospitals Banning Elective C-Sections
    I've never had children but have recently married and am starting to think about the idea of having a child. I personally would prefer a c-section because I don't want to have to ensure going through...
    Nov 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. More Hospitals Banning Elective C-Sections
    That's a little judgmental don't you think? There's a lot of women out there who are scared of childbirth (I'm one of them) and education is the key, not making silly blanket statements. I don't...
    Nov 19, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. free training to be EN or go to uni and study RN?
    Again you're making bold statements without knowing the facts. No patient's life is being put in danger with the closure of beds, the ANF have set a certain criteria which takes into account patient...
    Nov 15, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  13. Victorian nurses close beds to keep ratios
    Good luck to you guys over in VIC, you're lucky to have a union that has the guts to go to this level of action, unlike our union in SA.
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. free training to be EN or go to uni and study RN?
    To the OP I guess if you ever become a nurse you'll refuse a payrise? After all you wouldn't want to be accused of being GREEDY. :uhoh3: On a serious note there is a world of difference between...
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  15. Where to study?
    I recently completed a hospital run preceptorship course and we were pretty much told by the people running the course that the expectations from UniSA students had to be lower because of how the...
    Nov 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  16. Going green makes me red in the face
    My department is trying to get us to recycle in the OR. I wouldn't have a problem with this but the recycling company the hospital uses has stipulated that plastic and paper have to be separated. I...
    Nov 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I am a Scrub Nurse. I badly need your help.
    Give it time. You're lucky that you're in a supportive environment so go with it and if you still don't like it after a few months then reassess. :)
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  18. Where to study?
    Looks like you have to do first year on campus at UNE and then the last two years can be done externally.
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  19. Where to study?
    looks like you can work as an en after completing two years at une. http://www.une.edu.au/courses/courses/bnurs "students can apply to graduate with the advanced diploma in nursing upon...
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  20. cloth scrub hats in the OR
    They tried banning the cloth hats in my department but it never worked. I get itchy from the disposable hats and I have lots of hair and it keeps falling out. I love theatre but I am not cutting my...
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  21. Yes to nursing renewal termination
    I know how upsetting it can be to be thrown in the deep end like that but leaving like that without letting the supervisor know and not giving a formal handover is not the right thing for the patient...
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Where to study?
    I went to UniSA but we had more rotations back then, for some reason they decided that students shouldn't get any clinical exposure until 3rd year. I find that they are way behind the Flinders and...
    Oct 27, '11
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  23. are there CRNAs in OZ??
    The closest we have in my hospital are nurse sedationists who administer propofol to patients having minor procedures like bone marrow biopsies.
    Aug 28, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  24. Surgical Technologists Taking Over Nursing Roles?
    I'm not from the US but we have some similarities in my workplace. The RN's in my hospital scrub for major cases while the EN's (LPN) are mainly circulators.
    Jun 25, '11
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  25. What is the difference between LPNs and RNs?
    AlBruin's Mom is that if you show the same level of disrespect towards LPN's in real life as you do here on allnurses you'll get as much help from them as you deserve :D In Australia we have...
    Jun 18, '11
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student


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