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  1. CST in nursing school
    Does your facility allow you to start work as an ADN as long as you get enrolled in a BSN program within a certain time period? I am aware of a few facilities that have that policy in place. That...
    Sep 18
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. Improving Patient Experience
    Every place I have worked always interviews patients outside of the OR suite unless it is a true emergency. During my interview I try to keep it unrushed and as informative as possible. ...
    Sep 18
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. Concept paper
    athomas2244 I PM'd you also. Good luck. Concept analysis is an abstract and often difficult topic.
    Sep 18
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. Concept paper
    I'm glad I can help. I will try to send the article a different way. Also, I will PM you a couple of the other papers for other ideas.
    Sep 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. Concept paper
    Hopefulapn, I PM'd you. Let me know if you aren't able to get Pm's or if you can't read it.
    Sep 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. Concept paper
    Ok. I know where my paper is but I'll need to look for the other article. Is there an email where I can send it or??
    Sep 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. Concept paper
    Like a concept analysis for a theory class? If that's what you are talking about I can give you the paper title of the example my professor gave to my class. I wrote one on autonomy. I'm also willing...
    Sep 16
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Tax question
    I would take your receipts to your tax preparer and ask. I was shocked at everything that I could deduct when I was traveling.
    Aug 16
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Any OR RNs get their FNP?
    I am currently in an FNP program. Haven't graduated yet, so I can't speak to difficulty of getting a job. I can, however say that my OR experience has brought a different kind of experience to my...
    Aug 16
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  10. Vial Openers?
    Definitely not a wire cutter! But I see the resemblance. Like Sop said, it is made by OnQ and is specifically for lifting off the metal vial tops. Super easy and quick to use. Too bad they aren't...
    Aug 9
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  11. Vial Openers?
    15193 My facility doesn't allow the use of these anymore, but I found one the other day in a drawer and thought I'd post it.
    Aug 9
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  12. Shadowing in the OR
    I learned to love the OR because of some really great nurses who allowed me to do observation as a student and as a new grad. Therefore, I welcome all students, new grads, and experienced nurses that...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. operating theatre clinical placement
    http://allnurses.com/showthread.php?t=142748 This is the link to the sticky.
    Jul 27
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  14. operating theatre clinical placement
    Check out the sticky at the top of the operating room forum. It has some really solid advice for observing in the operating room. If you have any further questions after reading it, let me know. Good...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  15. Do you use smoke filtering bovie pencils?
    Many of the surgeons I have worked with hate them because of the added bulk the plastic smoke evacuator piece makes the hand piece. I don't think it's a horrible idea to use them. Gotta protect our...
    Dec 17, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  16. Starting an art line while a patient is still awake...
    It does have to do with AS or AI. Especially AS when it is severe. AS makes it harder for the blood to leave the heart to the body. So the body usually increases BP to help get past that aortic...
    Dec 15, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  17. Clinical hour requirements
    My program prefers NPs. That is what we are aiming for and wanting to learn that specific role in conjunction with the nursing model right? BUT they will allow MDs or DOs for some hours. I'm not far...
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. New grad starting in OR...shoe help!
    I tried a number of different shoe styles and brands. I hated Danskos for whatever reason but fell in LOVE with C&C Sweden. They are backless clogs that are similar to Danskos with less break-in time...
    Oct 5, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  19. Any Neuro OR Nurses out there?  Need Advice.
    Every place I have worked Neuro they were counted.
    Oct 5, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  20. How can I prep for grad school?
    I will definitely look into this. Thanks!!!
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. How can I prep for grad school?
    Refresh on APA formatting and citing basics for those dreadful theory and research classes. Remind yourself how to do literature searches. Research, reading and writing papers is all I've been...
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. FNP feasible?
    I just started my FNP/ACNP dual program and am 5 months pregnant. Just done with my first week and the amount of assignments and readings are insane! I have spent about 12 hours on homework in the...
    Sep 1, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  23. Passing the CNOR exam!
    Congrats on becoming certified!
    Jul 20, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  24. Experiences Travel Nursing as OR Circulating Nurse
    I started traveling after almost two years in my first OR. I was definitely a little scared of the experience but also excited and ready for the challenge! I am a very fast learner and was confident...
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  25. is this description of a CABG clear and correct?
    Your terminology is slightly different that what I am used to for the last 8 years I've been doing open heart surgery as a nurse but it is still accurate. I would change medial to "median sternotomy"...
    Jun 24, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing


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