OR Nurses: An Interview with Cindy McPhee, RN

OR Nurses Our podcast today is with Cindy McPhee, RN. Cindy McPhee has been a registered nurse for over 33 years. She attended Youngstown State University and graduated with an associate degree in registered nursing. After passing the NCLEX-RN, she began working as an OR nurse. In her career, Cindy trained as a Circulating Nurse, … Read more

Beginning Moments For Everyone

The day was going relatively well. I had just closed a heartfelt texting conversation with my friend, who was wonderfully in a good mood, and I had moved on to studying my venipuncture course. Short Notes On Other Bodily Fluids. Complications. I was reading about catheter related infections when the phone rang, and it invited me to … Read more

Becoming a Certified Surgical First Assistant / Surgical Assistant

If, after becoming a certified surgical technologist and working in the field for a period of time, you may want to advance in this allied health career. If this sounds like you, investigate becoming a Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA), or Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA). Surgical assistants are medical professionals who assist both surgeons and … Read more

Becoming a Certified Surgical Technologist

If becoming a doctor isn’t the right career for you, but you would like to work in allied health, surgical technology may be a good option. Surgical technologists work alongside doctors and surgeons. They are frequently present during operations and provide critical assistance to operating room physicians. What does a surgical technologist do? The primary … Read more