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  1. File this under things that you'll (usually) only hear in the OR
    While taking pt. to CVICI after surgery, I was at the front of the bed while the paramedic was at the back and I said "are you pushing back there?" we'll of course the Anesthesiologist and he were...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. I LOVE OR but i think i am too soft for the OR
    OMG, I had a very similar thing happen to me today! I'm in my 9th week in the CVOR and starting to do straight ACB's on my own (with my preceptor watching through the window) and so far I'm loving...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. First week in CVOR AND passed my boards!!
    Thanks Argo, that is awesome for you to offer a connection for me;) We like CO Springs area, but honestly would probably go anywhere in CO to get us started. That won't be for another 3 years or so,...
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. First week in CVOR AND passed my boards!!
    That's awesome! Yes, Clearwater is a beautiful area! I'm north by a little town called Mt. Dora. It's nice but just wanting something new. For now we'll make the best of it and it helps a LOT that I...
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  5. First week in CVOR AND passed my boards!!
    This has been probably the best week of my LIFE. I started off in the CVOR on Monday, Wednesday I took my boards with my best buddy...Thursday we both found out we passed and then went back to work...
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  6. What does your username mean?
    I LOVE Chocolate!!!
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  7. New Open Heart Nurse
    Thanks..😉
    May 26, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  8. New Open Heart Nurse
    Thanks...;)
    May 26, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  9. New Open Heart Nurse
    Erin thank you so much! I'm going to have to read this a few times lol. I'm a little familiar with the flow because I've observed a couple of surgeries in open heart... But that's pretty much it! I...
    May 26, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  10. New Open Heart Nurse
    No problem, Argo and THANK YOU so much for the advice. I'm definitely going in there with an open mind, humbled and ready to learn. I don't think they expect me to be on my own until 6 months, and...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  11. New Open Heart Nurse
    Thank you for replying:) I will def check it out! Good luck and focus on the positive! I'll follow my own advice and it helps to know I'm not alone ;)
    May 24, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  12. ICU to OR, any advice?
    Dear Cheese, Thank you for making me LOL at 0600 after a short night of tossing and turning, envisioning myself as the NKOTB in our OR. I haven't started yet, but just yesterday, accepted a...
    May 24, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. tell me about your brainless moments
    Phew, this makes me feel better. New OR nurse here, haven't started yet and getting nervous!
    May 24, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  14. Just another new nurse needing some advice :(
    I empathize with your frustration...but why do spend "countless hours" looking for information. Do you have your lab results in a computer? If so, this is much faster than flipping through pages in...
    May 24, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. New Open Heart Nurse
    Hello to all! I have recently accepted a circulating posiiton on our open heart team at my hospital where I've been working as an LPN on our medical floor for the last 4 years. I have been an LPN for...
    May 24, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  16. Please help on obtaining  a Colorado License!
    Ok Thank you:)
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  17. Please help on obtaining  a Colorado License!
    Thank you for replying! I have thought about that but it seems more difficult than just making the move all together you know? I'll talk to my friend who has been traveling for a while:) hopefully...
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  18. Please help on obtaining  a Colorado License!
    My husband and I have been planning ("dreaming") about moving to Colorado (Springs) for the last 3 years. We have a couple of friends there and completely fell in love with it. I know the market is...
    Apr 29, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  19. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    Namaste???
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. first day high..
    Hi there! I'm an LPN working on a medical floor for 3.5 years but soon to be a GN next Thursday:) yay! Anyway, our floor has 72 beds and we have repeating Dx that we always get. The big ones are...
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  21. Nursing Student-Getting discouraged and overwhelmed
    I feel you for you, but as many of the nurses here have said: We have all been there. You are not alone. Especially in nursing school, trying to juggle "life" and family or any other things that may...
    Feb 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Dear preceptor
    Oh no...:( Fortunately I had an wonderful precepter, for the most part. My "main" one was awesome, but sometimes acted as charge and worked on a different wing than I was going to, so I had everyone...
    Nov 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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