So I am in my last semester of my FOUR years of pre-nursing/nursing school
. I'm getting ready to do my senior practicum in a little and I am about 99% sure that it will be in the NICU. I have been more interested in L&D than NICU, but really liked NICU as well and thats where there are spots available in the hospitals for practicum students, hence my position. So, this is why I am asking this question... I need to build my knowledge on NICU stuff before practicum so I can make a good impression... I have only had two shifts in NICU during OB clinicals, as most of them I had in L&D and mother/baby. Long story short, for any NICU nurses who may be able to help me: If you were precepting a practicum student, what would you want/expect them to know and what resources would you recommend that they read to be prepared ahead of time? Any advice/resources would be GREATLY appreciated.... this is my last time to be the "nervous nursing student" rather than the "nervous new graduate". THANKS A MILLION!!