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  1. This post is old, so I don't know if you've made a decision or are still thinking on it, but yes, like any ICU, NICU is...
    Jul 23 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  2. I think it really depends on the unit, so I agree, it's important for you to get clarification! Our special care refers to...
    Jul 10 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. The weight question, as well. Or when their intubated baby will get to "try a bottle", or as someone mentioned, the circ...
    Jul 10 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  4. Thanks for your reply. Our unit is set up a bit differently, it sounds like. We have an ECMO team, but it is made up of...
    Jul 10 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  5. Does anyone here have any experience with doing ECMO, specifically priming? There's a possibility I may be becoming a primer...
    Jul 10 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  6. I know this is old, but our NNPs do 24-hour shifts, as well. Usually what they'll do is be there and awake the entire day,...
    Jul 9 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  7. The circ question kills me when they have so much going on!! Especially at that little. I'm sorry, but their penises look...
    Jul 9 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  8. I know that our NICU is hiring, but I am across the country from California, so unless you are willing to majorly relocate...
    Dec 24 '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  9. I'm sure there are some nurses out there who probably do "abuse the privilege" of having students around, but I have never...
    Dec 10 '12
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  10. Try not to keep your head down! This is happening everywhere, and it's very frustrating! I graduated almost 3 years ago, and...
    Dec 10 '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. I have only been in the NICU for about 6 weeks, but I haven't heard of it either. The practice I've been taught so far is...
    Dec 10 '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. I'm a little confused about the order of things too, and why compressions were started if her blood sugar and sats were the...
    Dec 10 '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. The nurses caviwipe down the monitors and bedside, but housekeeping comes in afterward to clean. The isolettes and cribs are...
    Dec 4 '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  14. I have to say, I am new in NICU too coming from adults, where I was for 2.5 years. The NICU is completely different! You...
    Dec 4 '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  15. I passed my NRP for the first time today! I'm just excited(and relieved) and had to share! lol Also, to make this post...
    Dec 4 '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  16. I think what we can all gather from this post is that it really varies from facility-to-facility. I used to work on a...
    Dec 1 '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  17. I think that's silly. T was already obviously comfortable with your guy knowing he was having the surgery and when. If you...
    Dec 1 '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  18. Lobot gave very good, step-by-step advice lol. But like the others said, it will get better with practice! Some of those...
    Nov 29 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. I don't personally have PICU experience, but I would probably try to get into the peds course. When you graduate, you should...
    Nov 29 '12
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  20. Congrats! I don't have much advice for you, as I have only been in the NICU about a month myself, but I agree with a...
    Nov 25 '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal

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