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  1. RN looking for info. on hyperbaric certification
    Thanks, Eric! I love hyperbarics and the more nurses (competent) that we can get into the field, the better! Enjoy and appreciate the ribbing! In this life if you got no sense of humor you might...
    Mar 1, '06
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  2. RN looking for info. on hyperbaric certification
    I am a CHT presently going through a BSN program. I used to run a hyperbaric department with a multiplace chamber. I am going to give you my two cents. you may want to check out the baromedical...
    Feb 28, '06
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  3. What is the Course to take in Perioperative RN
    Thanks SFCardiacRN! That is what I figured. I found a couple community colleges that offer the perioperative course. I am focusing on the one in Ohio and the other in Pennsylvania which has the nurse...
    Feb 28, '06
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. What is the Course to take in Perioperative RN
    Ladies! Thanks for your input! I have lready perused the web for courses and internships around the country. Very good prospects. I guess my main question boils down to this - Is it better to...
    Feb 27, '06
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  5. What is the Course to take in Perioperative RN
    I am presently in a BSN program. I have searched the AORN site for perioperative programs. so many sites have old POC's and/or nonexisistent programs. What is the best course of action? Go to a...
    Feb 26, '06
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  6. interested in flight nursing
    :specs: Thanks for the information/clarification. Wishing you and your co-workers the best of luck with your test! hasta! Viva
    Jan 28, '06
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  7. interested in flight nursing
    Just an FYI Case Western University in Cleveland Ohio has a Flight nurse program where you can receive your NP in adult acute care or critical care and flight nurse certification. Pretty neat...
    Jan 17, '06
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  8. IV pumps in multiplace chambers
    Try getting ahold of tom workman at UHMS for a list of approved equipment for HBO chambers. you can also call the folks at NAVSEA in panama city, FL who have done lots of testing on approved...
    Jan 17, '06
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  9. How many hyperbaric chambers in the US?
    Balder Obviously the DAN offices in Durham, NC are the first place for dive related incident reporting and questions. there is also a scubadoc site that has all the DAN chambers and physicians. I...
    Jan 17, '06
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  10. testing for HBO2 certification
    When I took MY CHT exam I used Jollie (author) book for CHT and Physician review, Kindwall's Hyperbaric Medicine, Tom Workman's safety book, the USN Dive Manual. Best publishing will have these books...
    Jan 17, '06
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  11. Nurses tossing scrubs for all-white uniforms
    Even though I am only a nursing student, I wear my white dress and stockings. The instructors will not let me wear my cap (but it sits proudly on my dash). I know nursing is trying to change their...
    Jan 2, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Words of advice please :)
    I will be graduating with my BSN Aug 06 and am interested in the OR/peroperative area of nursing. I did a couple of rotations through our County hospital OR and I loved it. Being task oriented a...
    Jan 2, '06
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. What is this?
    Hyperbaric nursing is what you make of it. you can find chambers that can accommodate your skill level or enhance it. Nursing is pretty much the same as far as assessment basic care and...
    Jan 2, '06
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  14. How many hyperbaric chambers in the US?
    Recommend you check out UHMS.org they have a directory of all the registered chambers US and abroad. :wink2: Viva!
    Jan 2, '06
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  15. Hyperbaric instruction
    LRN - I am presently a nursing student but have been a Hyperbaric Technician for 5 years and a diver in the navy. You have received good advice on courses. NIX in San Antonio is great focus on...
    Jan 2, '06
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing


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