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  1. WOCN preceptorship cost
    I just did a CWCN and it was about 900. I think the WOCN was 3x as many hours, so likely 3x that.
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  2. What should every orthopaedic nurse know?
    That most patients undergoing a big surgery will have most of the following and it's okay... 1) Fever 2) Pain 3) Trouble Peeing and Pooping 4) Itchyness 5) Minor Lung Issues (atelectisis, effusions,...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  3. What is expected of students on the orthopedic floor?
    Not much different from typical postop. Be mindful of positioning, restrictions, activity level, DVT prohylaxis, IS/DB, I+Os and pain control.
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  4. Correct me if I'm wrong
    Yikes. Do you have that many falls that you have a protocol for how to get them up?:nailbiting:
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  5. How long can a patient go without urinating after receiving a Duramorph spinal?
    I work in Pediatric Surgery, lots of Ortho. We let 8-10 hours go by and most kids use most of the time. The longest I'll let them go is 12. Perhaps the reason why this seems more than most posts is...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  6. how volunteer abroad
    Something like Operation Smile (cleft lips and palates) and Operation Rainbow (orthopedics) may be what you're looking for. Op. Smile missions are usually 1-2 weeks and cost the volunteer about $500,...
    Nov 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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