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  1. Scrub tech/first assist
    I don't feel attacked. I'm just tired of what this world has become. Everyone gets a trophy just for participating in an attempt to spare everyone's feelings... If rose queen is well aware of...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. Scrub tech/first assist
    I see now, I was thinking as only the word-not the word only. I went back reread my OP and I see now. Geez, everyone is so sensitive..smh My feelings would not be hurt if someone said 'only a...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. Scrub tech/first assist
    What do you mean my use of the word only, I'm not understanding what you are saying. You mean scrub vs surgical? Sorry, but I'm not implying anything..
    Aug 21
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. Scrub tech/first assist
    what else are they called? 😐
    Aug 21
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  5. Scrub tech/first assist
    Can you list your profession as CST/first assist if you are only a scrub tech? It's my understanding a first assist has to be a CNOR. Is this legal?
    Aug 20
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  6. Going to L&D
    So having both bedside and OR exp could be a plus. I'm just exploring options. I am currently in my 4month of training in the OR. But I have MS exp and feel like if I could get a mix of both bedside...
    Aug 8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Going to L&D
    No, OR and bedside-I would like to do both
    Aug 8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. Going to L&D
    I meant scrubbing and circulating c-sections
    Aug 8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Going to L&D
    And once in LD would it be likely that you could alternate between working where delivering babies and working bedside? Or is that completely unheard of?
    Aug 8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Going to L&D
    Would a nurse with MS and OR exp be eligible to work in LD? Here were I work L&D has there own OR staff. Is that usually the case at most places? I am currently learning the OR, but if I can find a...
    Aug 8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Attn: Nurses hired into the OR within the last 6 months to a year!
    Hopefully half way through orientation, this schedule is killin me! 😩
    Jul 20
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  12. Attn: Nurses hired into the OR within the last 6 months to a year!
    Best tip, be flexible! 👯
    Jul 8
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. Attn: Nurses hired into the OR within the last 6 months to a year!
    Make sure you eat something with substance that will stick-it's a must ☺️
    Jul 5
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  14. Attn: Nurses hired into the OR within the last 6 months to a year!
    My first day, they handed me about 5lbs of breast skin/tissue/fat. You get over it real quick 😝
    Jul 5
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  15. Attn: Nurses hired into the OR within the last 6 months to a year!
    It's all I've learned this far, it's not bad. Just get in there and be willing to learn and be flexible with learning because everyone does things different. Don't be offended when someone teaches...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  16. Attn: Nurses hired into the OR within the last 6 months to a year!
    How long is orientation, hrs, call. And yes be prepared to answer how to deal within a team that can have strong personalities. How do learn, if you don't know always refer to policies and...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  17. Attn: Nurses hired into the OR within the last 6 months to a year!
    I'm almost two months in. Love it so far, hard part for me are having different preceptors, mostly though I've been with the same person, luckily. Some scrubs can neurotic with their set up so you...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  18. Average OR temperature
    If it's above 65, I'm sweating like a pig on a rotisserie..
    Jun 26
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  19. lost.....
    Illinois is not a compact state, the last I heard/read they are trying to pass it but not as of yet..
    Jun 13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. Do you use smoke filtering bovie pencils?
    Are there no laws or regulation requirements for smoke evacuation? Isn't it a joint commish requirement?
    May 14
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  21. Bovie smoke in the OR
    I just started in the or and still orienting. I just found out in my particular area. Only one surgeon uses a smoke evaluator and none of them use the suction because they say it impedes their view...
    May 14
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  22. ICU to OR
    Thanks for the input sop, do you know how I find more information on the surgery groups? As in job searches etc? I'd like to find out more about this.
    May 11
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  23. ICU to OR
    Thanks sop, I am just starting in the OR after 1.5yrs of floor nursing. I really feel this is where I belong. Floor nursing was very stressful for me. I am good at it but I guess I never really saw...
    May 9
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  24. What do you do with your partner?
    after 14+yrs I would not worry about him.
    May 7
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  25. What do you do with your partner?
    Haha now he works and I'd like to keep him! We've been together for a very long time now.
    May 7
    Forum: Travel Nursing


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