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  1. Bovid smoke and plume
    Excellent article. Thanks for posting.
    Jul 30
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. circulating nurse = "go-fer" with no use for "real" nursing skills?
    Well said Fleur-di-les!!
    Aug 31, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. Scrub Glasses
    I was going to suggest Home Depot as well. You could also try Rona or Canadian Tire. As for me, I bought mine on eBay! Good luck!
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. Danskos...wet insoles?
    I would recommend wearing cotton socks and possibly put baby powder, corn starch or dr. scholls medicated powder on your feet. The powder really does a great job in absorbing excess moisture.
    Nov 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  5. Shift work help.
    I am in the GTA as well. There are "short-stay surgical units" in some hospitals which are only open for daytime and evening hours. Maybe you could look into that. I also believe that most...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  6. Bovid smoke and plume
    Yess!! In Canada ALL surgical plume is evacuated using a smoke evacuator- this is a basic requirement and part of out ORNAC standards as perioperative nurses. Surgical plume contains viruses/bacteria...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  7. Prep solution for open wounds
    Hey there, in Ontario, Canada our standards state that for open wounds they should be prepped using normal saline.
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  8. Interested in OR for the future
    Hey katygw! So Sorry for not responding... when you wrote your last posting I typed up a nice response, hit the enter button and then it never submitted! I was so angry I just left it for a while...
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  9. Favorite Dr or Nurse Name
    A surgeon named Dr. Slaughter!!
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. Interested in OR for the future
    hey katygw, I am a new grad nurse currently worked in an acute care hospital with the float pool. I find that the med-surg floors are extremely stressful too and I find myself relating to you 100% in...
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  11. New Grad Stress
    I understand where you are coming from when you say you are overwhelmed and are feeling unsupported as a new grad. I graduated early this year and have started working at a hospital through the...
    Jan 3, '12
    Forum: International Nursing
  12. Code Blue
    I'm a new graduate nurse as well. When you had your orientation, did they not go over all of the medications and supplies in the crash cart? They should have explained the general sequence of events...
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Not sure of myself anymore...
    I am like you and some of the other members as well, I am very awkward and shy around new people or places and sometimes do really stupid things because I'm so anxious. I thrive is situations that...
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  14. Failed CRNE for the 2nd time, HELP!
    I'm so sorry about your story. I guess my suggestions would be to not only study from Mosby, but look into the actual CRNE study handbooks. They sell these on their website (they are not cheap) but...
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  15. CRNE Oct. 5, 2011
    I'm sorry to hear that :( you can always go to the website- there is a service that can re-evaluate your exam result. There is a fee for this service though. Good luck.
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  16. CRNE Oct. 5, 2011
    Hey guys! I got my letter today... I passed! I'm from Toronto.
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. CRNE Oct. 5, 2011
    Good for you nursemich!!!!! what a relief, i'm sure!! :)
    Nov 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. CRNE Oct. 5, 2011
    I spoke to a phone representative from CNO a couple days ago and she said the results will start to be mailed out next week!
    Nov 3, '11
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  19. Advantages/Disadvantages being a male in nursing
    I think a major disadvantage (depending on how you look at it) is that the men will ALWAYS be called to help with the heavy lifting and reaching! LOL.
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  20. Scrubs for Hairy Men
    Hey guys, I don't think it's necessary to start waxing and shaving yourself to go to work. I think if you have some crazy chest hair you can trim the top to look more controlled. For your arm hair......
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  21. Are you man Enough to be a OB nurse?
    I think it's wonderful if men are interested in OB, L&D! However, when I was in school during my maternity placement I found that a lot of the women on the unit (despite having male OB-gyns) refused...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  22. Opinions on Second-Entry Programs in Ontario
    I am a graduate from the 2 year BScN program at UofT in Ontario. I have to agree with snowyowl in that the program was stressful (mostly first year), crammed full of work and assignments and...
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  23. New Grad thinking about Respiratory Therapy
    You seem to know your personal pros and cons of moving from RN to RT. If you truly believe that you will be happier and more content with doing that for the rest of your working career I say go for...
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  24. Quit new job after 2 days.
    I agree with Dela_RN... this does not seem to be a good place to start as a new grad RN. I think the best places are often in hospitals where they are used to hiring new grads and have a stable...
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  25. Fertility Nursing
    Hi everyone! I was just wondering... did you get into fertility nursing straight out of nursing school or did you gain some experience working in a hospital setting before going to the clinic? From...
    Jun 28, '11
    Forum: International Nursing


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