Peds CVICU vs PICU - page 2

by Dainaburger 4,890 Views | 11 Comments

I am finding myself with the opportunity to go from med/ surg peds to PICU or the Peds CVICU at a large pediatric hospital. I had never much considered the CVICU or cardiology but I have long been interested in the PICU. The... Read More

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    i work in a combines cardiac/picu unit and i must say that the cardiacs can be the most challenging of all the patients. They are the ones everyone gets most nervous about. Being quite specialised you have a whole range of things you have to monitor and think about that you wouldnt even think of in the general picu kids. CVICU will build up you skills amazingly, i say go for it.
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    Thanks for the input suzy192! I really appreciate it and I have told them to send me to the CVICU! Very excited.
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