The Neuro ICU forum seems like a ghost town, so I figured I'd post out here
I am one of the very very blessed and fortunate new grad RNs (with LPN & CNA experience, but new as an RN) who got a job, and not only that in the very hospital & floor I so badly wanted!!
I start a 12 week preceptorship in the neuro ICU in July, and I am SUPER nervous.
I bought a "Neurological & Neurosurgical Nursing" book, got the first few chapters down on that, but I feel no matter what I'm going to walk in there as a big idiot. I mean, I did graduate nursing school with my clinical and classroom instructors always impressed with me, but really, as a new grad, I know just about NOTHING about being a neuro nurse in the ICU!
Just wanted to get some "It'll all be OK's" & ANY advice, tips, what not to do's, etc. from you nurses who have gone through this!
Thank you so much!