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  1. NICU is just as stressful, like you, we never know what is walking thru our back door to get admitted! They can send you an...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  2. On related 'only a mother's love' note: YEARS ago in my LPN days (late 1970's) we have a young man named George in our...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. We aren't dissing the weight thing, but when you have parents that only call like once a week and that is the only thing...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  4. I like "Are you going to circumcise him soon" on a 450 gram kid...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  5. I don't entirely agree with this, and I think that sometimes too much emphasis is placed on weight gain as a reliable...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  6. Our ECMO core team and perfusionists are the only ones that prime and set up the pump. The core team is made up of nurses...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  7. Happy July!
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  8. It is certainly not ideal, but Dopamine can be (and is) given peripherally if no central access is available. I always try...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  9. Tolerance of that sort of behavior is a clue of what the culture of that unit, and what the management of that unit is...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  10. You think only students get afforded the luxury of wafts of nastiness in their faces? Think again.
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    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  11. No. I don't hate it. I love the opportunity to practice stuff.
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    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  12. Isn't checking for a pulse the first thing to do even before checking the blood glucose. If you saw she was pulseless,...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. This might get more attention in the NICU Forum, so I'll move it over there. In this situation that you describe, I'd...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  14. Bag the baby. He's not breathing.
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  15. My first reaction is "WHAT???" I'm having visions of nurses running around the unit, massaging babies' tummies, hopefully...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  16. Lindarn...depending on the ER you are right, to an extent. I have worked at ED's that placed and used invasive monitoring,...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. I work in NICU and only the oldest babies "play games". None of them can refuse treatments or seek drugs (if they need...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Obviously you help people where you practice nursing. I feel like you are twisting the original posters words a little bit...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. This is why universal precautions were created- to protect the nurse from the patient and the patient from the nurse. Using...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  20. The funny thing is from my experience floor nurses and ICU nurses are paid the same rate. We all went to nursing school...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  21. This describes ICU nurses as loosing the ability to converse tactfully. You indirectly described floor nurses as glorified...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  22. Huh, if I didn't know better, after reading this thread I'd conclude that nursing is a hard job on most fronts. Silly, eh?...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  23. Yay to you!! Was a brand new nurse in a pedi home care 3 months (RT for 5 years) and landed a job in PICU in a trauma 1...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  24. That's awesome congrats to you as well! This is a dream come true for me :)
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  25. I haven't, but I wanted to congratulate you!! Amazing opportunity. Eat it up!! Enjoy!
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  26. What she said.
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  27. Hi all, When I first got out of nursing school 15 years ago I received my first job at a nursing home. I was called all...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  28. Three years in and I still find new stuff to learn every day. Sometimes I still have nights where I'm overwhelmed and feel...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  29. I just got offered my DREAM job in the NICU!!! I am soooo happy. I start Nov. 8th. :)
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  30. Trust me, I KNOW the feeling. Same thing happened to me as a new grad...and more than once too. You returned the call, now...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  31. That sure seems scary and unsafe. You cannot substitute education for experience IMHO. Is she being presented as an...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  32. Don't be too nervous. Don't be too sure of yourself....it's dangerous and doesn't endear you. Be helpful. Be willing to do...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  33. YES!! You have no idea how lucky you are!! Most grads would die for a call back let alone 2 job offers in 2 weeks. Continue...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  34. Sorry, try this: Free Cloud Storage - MediaFire
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  35. Thanks! She got the job :) The questions you posted prepared her a little more so thanks again!
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  36. You are right -- you should not have signed your name. However, now that it is done, you have to live with it -- and your...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  37. I recently updated my NICU brain, if anyone is interested.
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  38. Wow, no. That is scary!
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  39. Her silly, misplaced anger is not a reflection on how well you're doing. Once you've been there a while, you should really...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  40. The link to my sheet is in this thread and was still good as of last week. I'm also willing to email it if y'all would...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  41. Try this link, should take you to the excel (xls) sheet I made. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  42. Thanks so much Bortaz, RN! I can't wait to start. Gotta admit, I've stumbled onto a lot of your posts throughout different...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  43. I have been in NICU since 1991. Took me a long time to get good at IVs, but most days I can get ones no one else can! Some...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  44. @littlepeopleRNICU Thanks! I will take that advice. I just had an interview two weeks ago for an adult acute care job and...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  45. My advice: Make sure you ask them a lot of questions about the unit. Such as is there any current research? Are there...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal


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