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Joined Oct 5, '12 - from 'SC'. littlepeopleRNICU is a RN. She has '4.5' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'renal, telemetry, NICU'. Posts: 66 (27% Liked) Likes: 28

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  1. Right, I know I said this on the other post, but I'm going to repeat myself. I don't even understand what people think they...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. If all you want to do is work inpt (and make sure you shadow some inpt and outpt so you know that you absolutely only want...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  3. Dude.....ARE YOU CRAZY?! You realize that all they have to do is match up your name with your email address, which...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. I have to say that this looks very suspiciously like attempted cheating. The fact that they're giving you the option to...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. Your going to be lucky if they only cancel your results. Based on your quoted statement you accessed notes that you used to...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. I'm not understanding the need for your diary to be at the testing center other then to cheat. I'm not trying to accuse...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. I really don't understand these posts. This is the exam that determines whether you can be licensed as a nurse. It's...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. 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...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  9. 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...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  10. 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...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  11. I like "Are you going to circumcise him soon" on a 450 gram kid...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. I don't entirely agree with this, and I think that sometimes too much emphasis is placed on weight gain as a reliable...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  13. 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...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  14. Happy July!
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  15. It is certainly not ideal, but Dopamine can be (and is) given peripherally if no central access is available. I always try...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  16. Tolerance of that sort of behavior is a clue of what the culture of that unit, and what the management of that unit is...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  17. You think only students get afforded the luxury of wafts of nastiness in their faces? Think again.
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. No. I don't hate it. I love the opportunity to practice stuff.
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Isn't checking for a pulse the first thing to do even before checking the blood glucose. If you saw she was pulseless,...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. This might get more attention in the NICU Forum, so I'll move it over there. In this situation that you describe, I'd...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  21. Bag the baby. He's not breathing.
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  22. My first reaction is "WHAT???" I'm having visions of nurses running around the unit, massaging babies' tummies, hopefully...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  23. Lindarn...depending on the ER you are right, to an extent. I have worked at ED's that placed and used invasive monitoring,...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. I work in NICU and only the oldest babies "play games". None of them can refuse treatments or seek drugs (if they need...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Obviously you help people where you practice nursing. I feel like you are twisting the original posters words a little bit...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. This is why universal precautions were created- to protect the nurse from the patient and the patient from the nurse. Using...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  27. The funny thing is from my experience floor nurses and ICU nurses are paid the same rate. We all went to nursing school...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  28. This describes ICU nurses as loosing the ability to converse tactfully. You indirectly described floor nurses as glorified...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  29. 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?...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  30. 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...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  31. That's awesome congrats to you as well! This is a dream come true for me :)
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  32. I haven't, but I wanted to congratulate you!! Amazing opportunity. Eat it up!! Enjoy!
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  33. What she said.
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  34. 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...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  35. Three years in and I still find new stuff to learn every day. Sometimes I still have nights where I'm overwhelmed and feel...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  36. I just got offered my DREAM job in the NICU!!! I am soooo happy. I start Nov. 8th. :)
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  37. 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...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  38. That sure seems scary and unsafe. You cannot substitute education for experience IMHO. Is she being presented as an...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  39. 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...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  40. 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...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  41. Sorry, try this: Free Cloud Storage - MediaFire
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  42. Thanks! She got the job :) The questions you posted prepared her a little more so thanks again!
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  43. You are right -- you should not have signed your name. However, now that it is done, you have to live with it -- and your...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  44. I recently updated my NICU brain, if anyone is interested.
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  45. Wow, no. That is scary!
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  46. Her silly, misplaced anger is not a reflection on how well you're doing. Once you've been there a while, you should really...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  47. 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...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  48. Try this link, should take you to the excel (xls) sheet I made. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  49. Thanks so much Bortaz, RN! I can't wait to start. Gotta admit, I've stumbled onto a lot of your posts throughout different...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  50. 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...
    littlepeopleRNICU
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal


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