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  1. This I disagree with. In my pedi ICU, at the end of every patients rounds, the patients nurse summarizes the plan for the...
    toomuchbaloney
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. This I disagree with. In my pedi ICU, at the end of every patients rounds, the patients nurse summarizes the plan for the...
    RunnerKate
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I made the switch from NICU to CICU for several reasons. One; my original "5 year plan" was (like many new grads) to get my...
    procrastinator911
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  4. I have done both and prefer CICU which is where I work now. While there is a MAJOR focus on the heart you also have to...
    procrastinator911
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  5. my hospital offers a "fellowship" for experienced nurses, it's typically a 4 month or so orientation with classes. It's also...
    Darlie1009
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  6. You need to consider your feelings towards each age group. You can become a clinical instructor in any of the units though I...
    spaceshuttleboy
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  7. I certainly work in the exact same environment as you though we have a large "family friendly" unit that just opened...
    sergel02
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  8. You need to consider your feelings towards each age group. You can become a clinical instructor in any of the units though I...
    FutureRN_15
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  9. It was five minutes till seven at the end of a long but good shift. I was on my way to fill my water bottle before giving...
    ICUman
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  10. I work at a childrens hospital. We ALWAYS take the adult congenital hearts on our unit. No matter what their admitted for....
    KelRN215
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  11. I work in a peds CICU but also float to the picu and nicu (and used to work there). No where in my hospital are parents...
    canoehead
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  12. well I work in pediatrics in a fairly well off hospital so that helps. Every patient has their own room and every room is...
    sergel02
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  13. I LOVE my pedi cardiac ICU but you know when the doctor stops to say, wait...where does their blood flow again? It's almost...
    sergel02
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  14. You need to consider your feelings towards each age group. You can become a clinical instructor in any of the units though I...
    sergel02
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  15. At my hospital all three ICU's (picu/cicu/nicu) have parent sleep areas. In the picu/cicu (where the rooms are bigger for...
    sergel02
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  16. I worked NICU and now work Peds CICU (and days like today, I float to PICU). I'll admit I chose CICU over PICU because of...
    procrastinator911
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  17. Yes. The hearts. That's something else entirely. The best advice I can give you for that is that while you're on orientation...
    procrastinator911
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  18. Welcome! As I'm sure you know, peds is going to be VASTLY different from adults. Starting with the basics - vital signs....
    procrastinator911
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  19. I have written a post about this previously, found here: I am strongly for family presence and at my hospital we have a...
    thewandereRN
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  20. And yet if they have obstructive sleep apnea from all these chicken fingers and need bipap at night...they will be found in...
    Janey496
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  21. Exactly! Not many ICU nurses want to keep that screaming 10 month old who just wants to be held and entertained 24/7...
    Janey496
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  22. We teach our new grads to not get too hung up on the cardiac defects during the first weeks of orientation. Better to get...
    MGMR
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  23. I made the switch from NICU to CICU for several reasons. One; my original "5 year plan" was (like many new grads) to get my...
    MGMR
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  24. I made the switch from NICU to CICU for several reasons. One; my original "5 year plan" was (like many new grads) to get my...
    katierobin23
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  25. I made the switch from NICU to CICU for several reasons. One; my original "5 year plan" was (like many new grads) to get my...
    ICUman
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  26. I have done both and prefer CICU which is where I work now. While there is a MAJOR focus on the heart you also have to...
    ICUman
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  27. I work in a peds CICU but also float to the picu and nicu (and used to work there). No where in my hospital are parents...
    delphine22
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  28. I work in a peds CICU but also float to the picu and nicu (and used to work there). No where in my hospital are parents...
    brownbook
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  29. I work in a peds CICU but also float to the picu and nicu (and used to work there). No where in my hospital are parents...
    Nepenthe Sea
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  30. True. All the adult patients I have cared for have whined WAY more than any 2 or three year old I've taken care of. Watch...
    WoosahRN
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  31. You need to consider your feelings towards each age group. You can become a clinical instructor in any of the units though I...
    WoosahRN
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  32. Our unit uses the term "limited code" which has advantages and disadvantages. Often times I think it makes things confusing...
    PamsaRN
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  33. You can place an IO in an infant in an emergency. And if you didn't have an IO and couldn't place a PIV then transfer to ICU...
    canoehead
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  34. You can place an IO in an infant in an emergency. And if you didn't have an IO and couldn't place a PIV then transfer to ICU...
    xoemmylouox
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  35. I was working in the peds cardiac ICU one day taking care of this kiddo 1 day post op who really wasn't doing to hot. He was...
    misstrinad
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  36. A friend of mine found this article and I wanted to share.
    jennylee321
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  37. So interesting. I work in peds and I certainly have seen physicians do compressions. When the code is going we get...
    eLeVatioN
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  38. Had a ten year old who was from another country, had been very sick for weeks, now doing better but her poor hair was matted...
    ICUman
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  39. WHAT??? :eek:
    angikat
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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