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  1. Changing Gowns Without Re-Scrubbing
    I work in Cardio-Thoracic and noticed something the other day that I had never paid attention to before. After our RNFA harvests the conduit or the surgeon harvests the Mammary artery, they feel that...
    May 6
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. Scrub Glasses
    Just wondering what kind of stores sell a variety of scrub glasses. I have seen a couple of good web sites but its sometimes difficult to tell if you are going to like them when you buy them online....
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. Just started Periop program and not sure it's for me
    I was told during my O.R. internship to go to the floor first and I'm very glad that I did. It helped me solidify my nursing and interpersonal skills, as well as learn a lot of anatomy, medications,...
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. Career Transition Question
    I am a 25 year old Cardio-Thoracic OR nurse right now and have been at my hospital since August 2011. We are a very busy program for our area, doing about 700 heart cases and 400 thoracic cases a...
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  5. Cardio-Thoracic Differential Pay
    I work on the Cardio-Thoracic OR team and we are separate from the "main" OR in that we do not do anything except heart and lung surgery. However, our base pay is the same as everyone else. There...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  6. First job anxiety, can you give me tips and the right mindset to overcome it?
    It's normal to be nervous, as its a really big step in life! My biggest suggestion is that you use the knowledge and skills you have from school, but to also ask a lot of questions and use your...
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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