PICU Nursing / Pediatric

PICU Nursing / Pediatric is available for Nurses to learn from and help each other to enhance care. Pediatric critical care nursing carries the broadest scope of practice of all the nursing specialties. PICU nurses care for all children from babies only hours old to teenagers in grown-up bodies, often in the same shift. These children may present with a simple problem easily treated, or multiple complex issues taking every ounce of skill to overcome. The learning curve is steep, the knowledge base wide and the rewards immeasurable.

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  1. Oscillators & sedation
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    by cannew304 Feb 25, '09
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  2. NG placement techniques
    by NeoPediRN Feb 22, '10
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  3. Advice on stable vents/trachs.
    by NeoPediRN Dec 28, '09
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  4. PEEP of 9 in a 3 year old with air trapping? - Not ARDS
    by HappyParamedicRN Feb 13, '10
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  5. FNP needing a change
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    by shannons1 Aug 25, '09
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  6. Art line waste
    by CLRN Feb 4, '10
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  7. Pediatric RSI
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    by CraigB-RN Nov 8, '07
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  8. CRRT training.
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    by km5v6r Jan 23, '07
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  9. How to Prepare for that First PICU Position
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    FAQs by janfrn Feb 1, '10
  10. Start working in PICU in one month- prepare?
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    by christieb01 Feb 1, '10
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  11. SN first day in the PICU
    by srleslie Jan 21, '10
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  12. Advice on PICU Nursing
    by IROD Jan 12, '10
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    RunningRNBSN
  13. New GN PICU Interview
    by Happiness5 Jan 8, '10
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    janfrn
  14. Advice for a RN wanting to work PICU
    by hparker522 Jan 5, '10
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  15. Staffing Ratios getting thinner - "its the economy stupid!"
    by Redneckmedic63 Jan 3, '10
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  16. surfactant use in older babies
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    by qcumba Aug 16, '09
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  17. Transition from NICU to PICU
    by BaByNuRsE1986 Dec 28, '09
  18. Med surg exp before CCU??
    by Missy89 Nov 29, '09
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  19. Newborn Seizures vs Chills
    by kingramon15 Nov 23, '09
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    RNgonewild
  20. Death of a child in the PICU
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    by chickidee717 Oct 19, '09
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  21. Question about Play
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    by nescobedo.RN Sep 18, '09
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  22. Need advice with staffing issues for new charge nurse
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    by tynkrbl82 Jan 18, '09
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  23. I kind of need a hug.
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    by AliRae Aug 22, '09
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  24. How to get that first job in the PICU!?!
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    by sunshine0509 Aug 21, '09
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  25. PICU- your observations please
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    by APNgonnabe Aug 16, '09
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  26. super-high alk phos - any ideas why?
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    by AliRae Aug 11, '09
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  27. Need a PICU Book
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    by SanCap Aug 9, '09
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  28. Traumatic injury of a child
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    by Super RT Jun 17, '09
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  29. Pediatric ICUs Need to Really Want Their Nurse Orientees to Succeed
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    by samadams8 Mar 22, '09
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  30. CICU and PICU  How does your unit cater to nurses?
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    by PEDSVA Aug 4, '09
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  31. Precepting in the PICU
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    by chickidee717 May 6, '09
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  32. Bereavement Committee - Help Please!!!
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    by dootzie_d Jul 19, '09
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  33. PICU questions from PediED
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    by SpunkyAggie Apr 20, '09
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  34. advice requested= track to PICU
    FAQs by jopadeevra Jul 17, '06
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  35. Congratulations to PICU's Own AliRae
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    by janfrn May 13, '09
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