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Andrea Lewer
How do you train inexperienced RNs to circulate in the OR? How do you select candidates? Who trains them? Do you ...
Melannie Stansell
My hospital is wanting to create a new position for us. We are wanting to hire a Surgical Retractor Holder. Any ...
Paula Major
Does anyone have a career ladder program started for their sterile processing crew? Any information would be ...
We have a Lead CSP Tech on the day shift and evening shift. It is so important for communication and a consistent ...
Elizabeth Bouchard-Hall
I am a new educator (Jan '22). Our OR RN orientation for new staff is approximately 6 months. I am seeking guidance on ...

I usually use 12 weeks for well trained nurses. It is all specific for the nurse, will they be working in a specialty ...

Eileen Giordano
Do you consider Hemoblast , Surgiflo and Duraseal an implant or medication or do you chart it under comment? We do ...
Larissa Black
Hi! My facility has recently purchased the PeriOp101 class and I am going to become the first time educator for the ...

I used Periop101 with my previous employer and am in the process of working to implement it at my current employer. ...

Kathleen Williams
Is anyone able to share competency sheets they have for their robotics specialty areas? Scrubbing and ...

At our facility, all staff complete System Overview, Vessel Sealer, and Staple for XI. They must be proctored on a ...

Pamela Peaks
Is there anyone who could share their new CVOR RN competency document with me? Thanks, Pam
Jacqueline De la cruz
I am in an MSN, FNP program at the University of Central Missouri and am in need of a preceptor for fall 2022. I am in ...
Donna Alcaraz
Hello! I am currently in the MSN Ed program and am currently looking for a master's prepared OR educator that would ...

Good morning Donna,

I would be happy to precept you but I am not currently practicing as an educator. I am travel ...

Irma Davila
Hello I recently started at the surgical services educator position in our facility. We haven’t had an educator in ...
Stella Yau Stella Yau Jan '22

I have seen skill check off days implemented before. It is a great way to do a yearly review/demonstration of ...

Brenda Chapman
With the issues of turnover and retention, my hospital is currently implementing an RN clinical ladder program. ...

Interested in clinical ladder for CSTs, were any posted? I am not able to see replies. Thank you

NICOLE WILSON
I would love to get an idea of what other facilities pay for stand by pay and where you are located. In my location it ...
My staff get 3/4 pay to take call per hr most staff get between $37.50-$50.00 per hr for call they take from home. Must ...
Donna Ostrofsky
We have a Certified Surgical Tech who will be graduating as an RN BSN in December. He has been in the our OR for 5 years ...
Lisa Autry Lisa Autry Jan '22

I did that very thing. I was a CST and became a nurse. I did wait. I am glad I did. The CNOR test is hard. I think it is ...

Amanda Woodward
Hello, I have the opportunity to request items needed to create a skills lab for OR staff. Those of you that have them ...

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