|Originally posted by tubularbills |
so like a surgeon nurse? or like an OR nurse? or like a plastic surgeon nurse? Not trying to sound like russel here (lol), just wondering....because every Nurse does something different...amiright?
Hahah nah it's a legit question. I'll be managing the care of pre and post op patients for all kinds of different surgeries. My essential role as a nurse isn't any different, just the specific skills/tasks I'll be doing and the focus of my assessments. I'll get to do a lot of really cool (in a nursey way, lol) dressing changes and wound care, management of tubes and drains, tons of different IV medications, blood transfusions, helping patients mobilize, blahblahblah. There is also a stepdown unit within the surgical floor for very high acuity patients that require more intensive monitoring and care that I'll get to cover. People who have had epidurals and shit.
Gonna be fun! Lol.