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By francoml

Joined Nov 7, '12 - from 'Dirty South'. francoml is a ICU Nurse. Posts: 123 (38% Liked) Likes: 163

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  1. Thank you !!!
    Jun 28
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  2. I just placed my first ultrasound guided PICC yesterday!!! It was a freaking awesome experience. I still have to get 2 more...
    Jun 28
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  3. Wait what??? You had to sign a contract stating that you have to pay 12k for your residency?? Wow that is terrible. I did an...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. I got the position, thank you!
    Jun 23
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  5. In my facility there are Rapid nurses from all the critical care areas although the vast majority come from SICU and MICU....
    Jun 17
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  6. Does your facility have dedicated RRT nurses or are they staff nurses who have one or 2 RRT shifts a week? At our facility I...
    Jun 16
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  7. Well said. In cases that bleeding is caused by esophageal varices we also use octriotide which also decreases pepsin...
    Jun 15
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  8. Wow I didn't realize that this was not standard of care. I guess I have been sheltered working for my institution..... The...
    Jun 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. There is no better feeling as a nurse then to know you truly beat death...Running a code yourself, making all the decisions,...
    Jun 3
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  10. hand to hand combat with the Grim Reaper. That is what I am talking about.... Thats why I come back day after day. 14525
    Jun 3
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  11. This is something you will have to do some soul searching on. I believe it is very doable to jump straight into ICU as a new...
    Jun 1
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  12. I generally work Medical ICU and Rapid response at my hospital. I was asked by the director of CICU to pick up a few days in...
    Jun 1
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  13. I recommend starting ICU as a new grad as long as you are willing to put in the time outside of work to learn everything you...
    May 21
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  14. Oh that is sweet. When you said texas tech I assumed you were going to be in lubbock. Parkland is amazing! I wish you the...
    May 21
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  15. Ohhh that is a very polarizing question on the differences between ED and ICU lol. I will first start by saying that I...
    May 20
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  16. Go for it. It is a lot to learn but with some hard work you can make it happen.
    May 14
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  17. Go ICU right away, I strongly disagree with the idea of having to have med/surg experience before ICU. I am a strong...
    May 12
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  18. I really think it just depends on the day and what going on in the unit. I work at a level one regional hospital in MICU. I...
    May 11
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  19. I have been an ICU nurse for about a year now. I have learned a million and one things and still have a lot left to learn. I...
    May 7
    Article Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  20. Thank you all for your support. To Meriwhen, my internship was vital to my success in the ICU. There was always watching...
    May 7
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance

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