I am currently working in a MICU, not a level 1 trauma, but it's > 600 beds and pretty high acuity. The only thing we do not take care of a lot of are Swans and patients with PA Catheters/Wedge pressures. My plan is to apply to CRNA school this fall (October). My question is: Should I apply to the Surgical Trauma ICU (STICU) now for more experience even though I will be applying to CRNA school in 6 months or just stick it out where I am?? I am not 100% happy where I am, nor am I 100% miserable either. I've been with my current hospital for 2 years, I am going for the career ladder this summer, serve on committees, etc. Not sure if that matters to the CRNA admissions board? We are going to computerized charting in a few months whereas the level 1 trauma hospital already does computerized charting. I know its not a bige deal, but I don't want to have to learn two computerized charting systems, so if it's better for me to get the STICU experience, I'd rather go now before the big changes occur. Thoughts?