Calling all new grads/new to the ICU starting Feb. 2013!!!! - page 16

Hello everyone! I'm starting this topic for any new grads or new to the ICU. I think it will be good to come here to compare notes, encourage, vent and support each other. I am extremely nervous and excited at the same time.... Read More

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    Same here in my CVCICU. We had 3 out of 25 beds occupied at one point last month. Now we're back up to 90% and higher census.

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    Hey all. This may not be the proper thread, and I'm sorry in advance if I offend anyone.

    I've been an RN for almost a year now and eventually want to head to the ICU path. Does anyone know of any good ICU training programs (preferably in Northern California)? Thanks so much for your help!
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    Things are starting to pick up here, too, census and acuity-wise. The past weekend was crazy. Sunday, I had one very easy patient plus the code bed (we are the only ICU at our campus so we reserve a bed for codes.) My code bed stayed empty but many of our ICU patients were circling the drain. I spent my night running around helping to "put out fires" in between chatting with my own super sweet and talkative patient. I I love this job!
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