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  1. ODP to RN
    Hi, you are best off talking to the university you wish to apply for. They may let you APEL part of the course, but as the two are rather different, I don't think you would be able to just do a short...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey transferred to London unit
    BBC News - UK Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey 'in critical condition' She is now listed as being in critical condition.
    Jan 3
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  3. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    BBC News - Ebola outbreak: Second Texas health worker 'tests positive'
    Oct 15, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  4. Theme song to your Nursing career?
    P!nk - Blow Me (One Last Kiss) (Color Version) - YouTube "I've had a sh!t day, have you had a sh!t day, we've had a sh!t day...." :wavey:
    Oct 11, '14
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  5. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    So now one of the Sheriffs department ( who entered the apartment without any PPE) is possibly showing symptoms too apparently. He walked into a medical centre where they called an ambulance for him....
    Oct 8, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  6. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    I'm a theatre/OR nurse and said to my husband that people shown at Duncans apartment and in Africa weren't removing their PPE properly and having seen training footage of the extra steps being used...
    Oct 8, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  7. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    Thomas Duncan has died. Texas Ebola Patient Thomas Eric Duncan Dies
    Oct 8, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  8. Too much stuff behind ID badge!!
    Surely all this 'stuff' is an infection control risk?
    Sep 8, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    Was this the guy who turned down the medication so that his colleague could have it? I really do hope that he is getting better. The signs look good.
    Aug 3, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  10. Ebola
    I think I might watch the film "Contagion" tonight.
    Aug 1, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  11. Is anyone else being pushed for 30 minute turnover times in between cases?
    In the UK we have separate anaesthetic rooms. We send for our next patient as we get towards the end of the procedure. We then turn the room round in the time the patient is being anaesthetised. Our...
    Mar 7, '14
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  12. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    Love this thread, keep the stories coming guys!
    Jan 8, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Big Mistakes to avoid while circulating...?
    Never be afraid to ask if you don't know, if you try to blag it, you will get caught out. And as stated above, treat your colleagues with respect. They may be lower down the 'totem pole' but do have...
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  14. Theatre Nursing: from the Philippines to the UK
    Glad you're enjoying it. My trust has a very large Philippino community and has lots of get togethers. Does your trust have something like this? I work with a lot of them and love it when they...
    May 27, '13
    Forum: International Nursing
  15. Did anyone tell you, you couldn't do it?
    Yes, my husband. Although he has since denied ever saying that, lol. It kept me going through the toughest parts of my training though as I was determined to prove him wrong.
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. what did you get for Christmas from your employer?
    Bugger all.
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Bovid smoke and plume
    Bovine = Cattle ;) :D
    Jul 1, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  18. Patient abuse
    Good, I'm glad.
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Patient abuse
    I know I am UK based but I'm sure our NMC rule that states we are, as nurses, responsible for both our acts and ommisions of care still applies where you are. Therefore, as previously stated, if you...
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Ritalin prescribed for daydreaming...
    I'm currently watching the business of being born. One born every minute really shows the difference between UK and US births imo. Obviously, I only really get to see the ones who have to come to...
    Apr 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. "The Good Ol' Days!"
    We still do both of these in the NHS. Re changing the sheets, how do you do that differently?
    Apr 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Phrases and puns unique to the OR (Tales of a new OR nurse)
    Some of our anaesthetist call propofol 'Jackson Juice'. I work in gynae and patients usually come to theatre in disposable knickers (panties to most of you I think), so we perform...
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  23. Drugs of choice for major procedure
    What procedure is it and we'd need to know more about the patients general health etc...?
    Mar 1, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  24. what items could you not go a nursing shift without?
    My lip balm, a bottle of water and a pen.
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Learning about Sutures
    I've been scrubbing for 2 years and I've found this REALLY useful. I tend to know sutures by their numbers a '9136' is the most commonly used in my theatres. Thank you CP :thankya:
    Jan 22, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing

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