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  1. OR nurse to ICU?
    I just made the switch from OR to ICU. I am still in orienataion but its been a great decision so far. I was a tech for ten years then graduated nursing school and was in the OR for two years. I...
    Jun 6
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. Anyone knows any OR training programs for NON new graduates?
    This program is starting its second class. https://www.msudenver.edu/extendedcampus/periop/ It's in Denver Colorado.
    Apr 14
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. Can Anyone explain TEGs to me?
    We had a perfusion tech who would run the test for us, Then would bring in the diagram and then the anesthesiologist would then ask for blood, platelets, or ffp, or cryo. NORMAL TEG ...
    Nov 27, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  4. Can Anyone explain TEGs to me?
    Hello, Thromboelastogram (TEG)
    Nov 26, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  5. Possible to go from Hospital Corpsman to Nursing School?
    Hello, I was in the Navy as a hospital corpsman and then became a surgical tech trained in the navy. I was in for 5 years! Had a great time learned a lot. I did get out and was a surgical tech...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. What is the difference?
    Sorry you didn't get the job. But thank you so much for starting this tread. I am thinking of leaving the Operating room and the PCU and ICU are the two places I am looking to transfer to. So it's...
    Oct 3, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  7. Brand New Nurse - Starting OR!
    Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery. 13th EDITION. by Jane C. Rothrock Mosby Elsevier Best of luck in your new area.
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  8. Charting positioning.
    Just wondering if follow nurses do a free hand pt positioning in the emr charting and at the end of the positioning note final position okay per dr ............
    Apr 12, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  9. Operating room nurse wants to become a Pacu nurse
    Hello all, So I was a surgical tech for many years, just became a nurse not to long a long under a year. I don't see my self staying in the OR for the rest of my career. I would like to know...
    Apr 2, '13
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  10. Anyone knows any OR training programs for NON new graduates?
    Subject: Introduction to Peri-operative Nursing, March 9 - May 11, 2013 A 10 week course based on the standards of the AORN’s Peri-operative Nursing 101 Program. The course includes 80 hours...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  11. Chloraprep for foley insertion?
    I have used chloraprep in the past when the pt has an allergy to betadine. But looking back we should of used Hibiclens. Thanks,
    Mar 6, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  12. Does anyone else experience pain from standing all day?
    Look into dansko shoes, and support socks.
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. Peds Heart at PSL/ RMHC
    Hello, I saw a job posting for a Peds heart team nurse at P/SL. I was wandering about this hospital and this surgical program, any information would help?
    May 9, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  14. OPERATING ROOM NURSE  to Cath lab
    Hello, Just wanting information about leaving the cardiac OR to move to the Cath lab. THANKS,
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  15. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    I took my Test on Friday in NYC, it stopped on 75 a ton of select all that apply. I got home and tried the PVT and I got the good message. I did try it like three more times after the first. Now...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Operating Rroom nurse to Cardiac icu nurse.
    Im an OR tech in the CT OR now so my nurse manager said I could switch my position over.
    Feb 29, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  17. Operating Rroom nurse to Cardiac icu nurse.
    Hey, I am almost done with my RN program, I will finish in May. I think I will be able to get a job in the CT OR, But I would like to become a CTICU nurse someday. So I even bother sticking with...
    Feb 27, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  18. Can OR nurses move from OR?
    I have been a tech for 9 years in different OR, I know that I would great and adjust to being an OR nurse with no problems... But I am not sure if that is what I want to do at this point in my...
    Feb 27, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  19. Can OR nurses move from OR?
    HEllO, Hey I am a tech right now and I am thinking of staying in the OR as a nurse. But I think I would like to try the floor or the unit at some point. Do anyone feel like once you start as a OR...
    Feb 23, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  20. Tech to RN
    Hey, I am almost done with my RN program, I will finish in May. I talked to my Director of Periop services. He said that I should be able to get a job as an RN in the cardiac area. The only...
    Feb 23, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  21. Precepting in the ICU
    Kitesurfing bum!!! Sounds like you are at an amazing hospital, Where do you work? THanks
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  22. Cardiac surgery open heart TECH becoming a Cardiac OR Nurse.
    Hey, I am almost done with my RN program, I will finish in May. I talked to my Director of Periop services. He said that I should be able to get a job as an RN in the cardiac area. The only...
    Jan 25, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  23. Online RN to BSN with Jacksonville University
    Looking at JU nursing school program. I hope it will be a great decision for me. If anyone can tell us that it is like of them going to the school now?
    Jan 22, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. "Really...all I need is a bovie and a hemostat"
    I love it when they say "I just need.... Quick case. NEVER NEVER get ready to go on bypass!! open all the trays. :cool::cool: Adam
    Oct 31, '11
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  25. NICU, Beth Israel Medical Center, NYC
    Hello, Student nurse here looking for possible clinical units for my last class, 203 path ways to practice. Just wandering how the Nicu is at BI? Thanks
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal


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