Oncology nurse extern...Any tips?Register Today!
- by mel236 Mar 16, '08I am a soon to be oncology nurse extern and am not really sure what I am getting myself into. The unit I will be on also has a BMT ICU so I will be in both places. Any tips or suggestions to make my transition from med-surg clinicals a little easier? I am a just finishing block II of IV. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
- Mar 18, '08 by NurseToBe20100102Sorry I am to be of no help to you, but I see that you are about to be an oncology nurse so I was wondering how did u get to be that? extra classes? sorry, I know you had the question, but just wondering...
- Mar 20, '08 by mel236NTB, I am not actually a nurse yet. I am about half way thru my program and so I will be an extern. I am not exactly sure if this is really what I want to do yet which is one of the reasons I posed the question. I do however feel strongly attracted to helping those with life altering illness' and possibly facing death. I am sure I will eventually end up in hospice but would like to get experience in the hospital setting first.
- Jan 7, '10 by missshanehi!
i've just finished my med/surge rotation and i'm interviewing tomorrow for a nurse externship on a medical/hematology/oncology floor. i'm in the same boat as you were a couple of years ago and i'm wondering how everything went for you. can you recommend any preparation that i should do before i start my externship- assuming that i get the job!