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  1. What to review/brush up on-New OR job
    I'd review the whole patient consenting process, learn the different OR table patient positions, how to give a good hand off report and how to assess a patient history and medication list. Good luck!
    Feb 5
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. Periop 101 exam
    Just go over the modules, only. Don't add anything extra. The final exam is on the MODULES. I passed with an 82%
    Nov 23, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. Big Mistakes to avoid while circulating...?
    Thanks guys. Yes, I guess it boils down to following the checklist precisely & never assume anything.
    Nov 23, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. Big Mistakes to avoid while circulating...?
    Hello All - I'm in the middle of orienting as an OR circulator. I'm a new grad RN. In addition to circulating, I'm training to scrub however, I anticipate scrubbing only occasionally once off...
    Nov 23, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  5. If BSN's are preferred, then make that min requirement for NCLEX
    It seems to me that if the "elites" in nursing really prefer BSN's, then they should insist that the National Council make a BSN a minimum requirement to qualify to take NCLEX. Will this ever...
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  6. Brand New Nurse - Starting OR!
    I'm lucky enough to be a new grad starting in the OR too. They're training me as an OR circulator. I bought Alexader's 12th edition (not 13th) for about $25 used on Amazon.
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  7. Help with "Why I Want to be a Perioperative Nurse" Essay
    How about mention the 1:1 nurse patient ratio (not many RNs get to be with one pt at a time!), the honor of providing healthcare to a person on a pivotal day of their life, the day of their surgery. ...
    Jun 23, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  8. Banner Peri-Op Academy
    Does anyone know anything about this? Have you ever applied. I'm think I will! Thanks for any feedback.
    Jun 13, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  9. ASU RN-BSN PROGRAM
    How much does the program cost? I'm starting Block 1 at MCC in August and plan do the RN-BSN program when I'm done in two years. Can I be taking any ASU's classes NOW, to get them "out of the...
    May 18, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  10. Online stats class?
    Ah, ok I see. Yes, the instructor for the class I'm looking at is the same one you have. 'Glad to know he's good I'm starting Block 1 of Mesa CC's program in August. When I complete that and pass...
    May 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  11. Online stats class?
    Sounds good! Yes, the labs are at home. I'm only in the second week though. So, far it doesn't seem that hard. I think if you've taken bio 201, 202 and microbiology you have already been exposed to...
    May 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  12. Online stats class?
    How was PSY 230? I might sign up for a section at Rio that starts tomorrow, may 9. How many weeks did your course last? The one I'm looking at is 8, I believe. I'm also currently taking an...
    May 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  13. Rio Salado Bio 156 Midterm....
    Yes! The bio classes at Rio are hard & time consuming. I took 156, 201, 202 & 205 there. I took pathophysiology online at Gateway CC. The mid term and final were taken at home. + there were none...
    Apr 18, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  14. Info on health exam/immunizations/titers/cpr class
    I took CPR for HCP last Saturday w/ the City of Tempe. The instructor mentioned that he is teaching the class for $15 this Saturday, 4/16 at his church this Saturday. Corpus Christi Church. He is...
    Apr 12, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  15. Maricopa Placements Fall 2011
    I got my first choice, MCC Traditional during the second round of placements on March 15. My time stamp was 10/16/09 8:00.08 Over 40 applicants didn't follow up after being placed in the first...
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  16. Just got accepted into MCC traditional, anyone else??
    Greetings! I too, recently got accepted for the fall at MCC. My stamp was 10/16/09 8:00.08 I got in on the SECOND round of placements they made last Tuesday, 3/15. MCC was my first choice, so...
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  17. Examples of MCCCD Block I Schedule(s) ?
    Greetings - 'Just curious...what is the schedule like for Block I ? There isn't a whole lot of information available from MCCCD. My spouse and I are curious regarding how we will need to...
    Mar 20, '10
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  18. How to decide among MCCCD programs ?
    Greetings - I've had my application in since summer 09. How did you guys decide your program rankings? Proximity to your house? There really isn't a whole lot of information about what a potential...
    Mar 20, '10
    Forum: Arizona Nursing


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