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  1. Where does the liability end?
    You have a patient who has had general anesthesia, they have a ride home but no one can stay with them at home. Where does the liability end? Can a patient who has had general anesthesia legally...
    Aug 20
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  2. Clinical rotation
    First off let me ask, are you enrolled in an actual college that offers the ST program, or are you at a for profit facility and one of the few programs they offer is the ST program? Second, you make...
    Apr 25, '14
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. Best online RN to BSN program
    I only have experience with Ohio University Rn to BSN, but I have to say that I like the program. The cost is pretty good, I'm not sure if they do it or not, but many schools give in-state tuition...
    Mar 2, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  4. RN to BSN Ohio University NRSE 4530 help
    Does anyone have the weekly assignments for 4530 that they could send to me? I am leaving for a 2 week vacation after the course begins and I would like to get a bit of a head start. I'm in 4570...
    Mar 2, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. Is anyone else being pushed for 30 minute turnover times in between cases?
    I would love to have a 30 minute window! Our goal is 15 minutes, but we average somewhere around 18. We have a couple of ortho docs who do hand procedures and the turnover in those rooms is less...
    Feb 19, '14
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  6. OR Etiquette
    So I usually don't ever have a problem with PAs since they seem to be normal human beings as opposed to most physicians (residents/attendings) and they never have a problem answering a question, be...
    Jan 29, '14
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  7. OR nurse to the ICU??
    So I have worked in the OR for about 8 years... I had a lot of OR experience as a tech prior to nursing school, so they hired me in as a new grad so it's the only nursing experience I have. Over...
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  8. Surgical Attire in Your OR
    Just trying to get some input from you guys. What is your current Surgical Attire policy? Our hospital is beginning to implement a lot of the newer AORN recommendations and is meeting a lot of...
    Aug 27, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  9. Struggling/new OR RN.
    There is a TON to learn in the OR, and don't expect to know it all after 6 weeks of training! You definitely have a long way to go, but take your time, lots of notes, and you will be fine.. I would...
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  10. Policy & Procedures Committee
    Does anyone have or participate in a policy & procedures committee in their OR? We have never actually had one in our OR before that consists of the staff members from all of our departments ->...
    Jul 26, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  11. Weekend call
    Our weekend call is as follows. Since we only have first shift we are on call 1500 Friday till 0700 Monday morning. The call team consists of an RN, Scrub, and Nursing Assistant. We only have one...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  12. I am now an RN, my NCLEX experience...
    I personally would not recommend studying the day before the exam. I tried it, but I was so nervous that it was a complete waste of time for me. In nursing school I Was the one who always had my...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Vocera or Alternative?
    I have worked in the OR as a tech for 5 years and we have had walkie talkies (motorolla cls1110) for about 3 years now. Everyone is given a small earpiece to wear as well. Everyone was pretty...
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  14. I am now an RN, my NCLEX experience...
    It really wasn't as bad as what I thought it would be. To me, it seemed very similar to all of the practice questions I did, but I also did thousands. I was so burnt out at the end. I looked over...
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. I am now an RN, my NCLEX experience...
    So the first thing I did was change my username now that I have passed the NCLEX!!! I tested last friday and my license showed as active on Sunday!!! This was THE MOST nerve racking experience of...
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum

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