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  1. Average OR temperature
    Finally someone responded with numbers. 68-73 doesn't sound bad at all. I thought some of the comments were alluding towards the low 60's..now that would be too cold for me to work in, but 68-73 is...
    Jun 14
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. VA Operating Room Nurse
    Yes that helps a great deal. Thanks for elaborating.
    Jun 12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  3. VA Operating Room Nurse
    Okay, so nursing in the OR is a specialty, so I'm not clear about what you mean when you say specialty. Do you mean that each VA's OR only perform specific types of surgeries? Would you please...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  4. Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
    Thanks wanna. Those are insane hours. Do you always get paid for your overtime? From what I understand there can be as many as 12 or more patients to tend with only one RN. That just doesn't sound...
    Jun 6
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  5. Average OR temperature
    Rose Queen, Is it the Circulator's task to ensure the proper temperature of the room? Also, you say the temperature depends on the procedure. For a "cool" room procedure, would you say the temp...
    Jun 3
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  6. Specialized Training in Public Health
    Med Surge 2, thank you for this information. I have definitely learned something new regarding a nurse's scope of practice in public health. I remember doing a couple of clinical days at a health...
    Jun 3
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  7. Average OR temperature
    Can anyone tell me what the average temperature is in the OR?
    Jun 3
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  8. Anyone from public health background?
    Patmac10, thanks for replying and to help me understand this new information.
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Anyone from public health background?
    Rizz, I'm also curious as to whether you received a certification of some sort after completing your training? Thanks.
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Specialized Training in Public Health
    Klone, thanks for responding. The information regarding the STIs and PAP make sense to me. But just to be clear, is a bimanual and pelvic exam the same thing, just different terms? If so, if a RN...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  11. Specialized Training in Public Health
    I ran across a posting in the APRN forum and since the posting was a year ago, I thought I might get a quicker response/answer to my question here in the actual "Public Health" forum. The nature...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  12. Anyone from public health background?
    Rizz, You said (sorry, I forgot to add the quote initially), and I quote: "Currently I am working at the local health dpt in women's health. Here, we are given specialized training to perform...
    Jun 1
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. offered PHN position
    Ipink, most public health positions actually require a BSN, so you're certainly ahead of the game.
    May 24
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  14. Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
    Is there anyone who is familiar with this company? ....Also, Why don't dialysis companies post their clinic days and hours to be discovered via Internet?...They only post "get directions", the "type...
    May 17
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  15. Offered a PHN job!!
    Klone, okay thanks. I'll keep this in mind for future reference.
    May 17
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  16. Offered a PHN job!!
    Olliesmommy1005 & mia415, would either of you like to share some of the questions that were asked during your interview for a PHN besides the standard/typical ones? Thanks!
    May 16
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  17. Offered a PHN job!!
    Mia415, I suppose I'll have to ask HR for clarification. The ad stated the location of the job is @ the district office and stated it was a "shared county coverage" position. So I'm guessing it means...
    May 16
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  18. why do you do PACU?
    I think I found the answer to my question in another topic...
    May 14
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  19. why do you do PACU?
    Do hospitals hire RN newbies in the PACU or just typically those with med-surf, ER, ICU experience?
    May 14
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  20. Offered a PHN job!!
    Mia415, congratulations on your PHN position. I've run across a job ad and.... I'm curious if you're familiar with a PHN's role when assigned/hired in a position of "shared county coverage"? Does...
    May 13
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  21. New Grad - OR Job Interview Tomorrow!
    Did you get the job? How was the interview? How much training will you receive?
    May 11
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  22. VA Operating Room Nurse
    Are there any OR nurses who work for A VA hospital? If so, what is your work schedule like? How often are you on-call? Are you required to work weekends? Also, I understand that the OR is a cool...
    May 5
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  23. Telehealth nursing
    Hi Rom323, I'm curious to know whether you took the position at the VA hospital in Telehealth nursing and if so, how has it been? Is it really Mon-Fri, no weekends or holidays? What is it that you...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  24. Administrative Tour of Duty
    I understand that when I see a job posting and it states that the hours are: "rotating shifts/irregular tour of duty, this means that your schedule may consist of any hours amongst any day of the...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  25. Mistakes are Inevitable: No one is perfect.
    A phenomenal read. Very insightful. Thanks for sharing!!
    Mar 10
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism


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