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  1. Start on Nicu floor
    I would like these same prayers, please! :bby: :heartbeat :redbeathe Sounds like your preceptor is working well with you! I agree that 6 weeks seems short. Don't be afraid to ask for an...
    Oct 30, '11
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  2. NICU Interview Help!
    Well, I am a NICU nurse now.... after 3 different hospital NICU interviews! I guess sometimes the third time really is a charm. :nurse: I should also say showing passion and enthusiasm is very...
    Oct 30, '11
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. NICU Interview Help!
    Are you a new grad? I ask because of your username, but maybe you completed a bridge program and have been working in tele. Either way, NICU is very specialized, and if you haven't worked in NICU...
    Oct 30, '11
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  4. Math question I can't find the answer to!
    i know! how do they hand out a study guide with just these formulas?? no examples for some of them, no practice problems... :confused: :uhoh3:
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Math question I can't find the answer to!
    I know it's confusing! It's straight out of our study guide. I almost wonder if I'm missing a page somewhere. I've been trying to contact the education department because I'm totally stumped with...
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. Math question I can't find the answer to!
    I have a math test coming up and I have some questions on the study guide we were given. I have been looking in my Math for Meds book for more help but can't find what I'm specifically looking for. ...
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. tips on starting IV, drawing blood on obese patient
    A trick I use sometimes is putting a second tourniquet 2 inches above the first tourniquet. It can really make the veins pop. The other day I saw another nurse do a different variation of this, and...
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Last Minute Job Interview - Advice!
    Congratulations on getting your first interview!! In my experience, a new grad interviewing for NICU would not get NICU scenario questions because like you said, NICU is very specialized. They...
    Sep 6, '11
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  9. Got an interview - Help me finish up my preparation!
    Wow, never heard that one! What a good question. I've been sitting here for 5 minutes trying to think of my answer to that one LOL Good luck, OP! You sound well-prepared! Keep us updated. :)
    Sep 6, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. New grad with job offer...but not excited...
    Congratulations on your first job. You might be more excited about it if it had taken you twice as long to get hired. ;) Take it, learn from it, do your best, and keep looking for the dream job.
    Sep 4, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. What have you found in your pockets at the end of your shift?
    About 45 of those blue rubber stoppers on bags of NS! And I never notice until they show up in the dryer LOL
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. How many of you have to pay for parking for your work?
    I work downtown, and downtown areas always charge for parking. There is no employee parking at my job, AND I have to walk 1/2 mile to get from the parking garage to the front door. Kind of a pain...
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. calling the DON really does help you get a job!
    Good luck! Keep us updated! :)
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Meeting with a nurse manager
    Thank you for all your input! I am also planning on presenting a portfolio. Like I said, we have been in touch, so she does have some old information of mine, but I wanted to leave her with...
    Aug 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Meeting with a nurse manager
    I am a new grad, with a whopping 2 months of RN experience under my belt (no acute care). On a whim, I decided to ask a nurse manager I have been in touch with for a meeting and tour of the unit. ...
    Aug 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Am i going to receive prision inquiry letter with 85% RN self assessment result??
    I also scored 85% and so far have received 2 letters of inquiry, but no calls for interviews as of yet.
    Aug 14, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  17. CA/ State Prison RN job question
    I took a job at one of the jails in town (I do not live in California), specifically because I'm totally honed in on CA Prison Healthcare now. My next chance to retake my assessment for the prisons...
    Aug 9, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  18. First Job: Clinic? Home Health? Hospital? etc
    I feel like in this economy, as a new grad (or old grad!), you can't sit and wait around for an acute care hospital job. The new grad spots in acute care are so few and far between, there just...
    Aug 9, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. CA/ State Prison RN job question
    No, they haven't contacted me for an actual interview yet. I'm still excited about it though! I hope your first day went well!! :)
    Jul 19, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  20. PICC dressing changes tips & tricks
    My questions is: Is there a way to get the dressing off more easily without compromising the catheter? I do not have another set of sterile hands to help me.
    Jul 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. PICC dressing changes tips & tricks
    Sorry, maybe I was unclear. I know that the slit on the Biopatch should line up with the catheter to make it easier to remove. I am by myself changing these dressings, and TOO MANY are coming...
    Jul 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. PICC dressing changes tips & tricks
    I do a lot of PICC dressing changes at my job. I am doing these dressing changes by myself and have no trouble except for the Biopatch! The blue sticker on the Biopatch sticks to the tegaderm and...
    Jul 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. CA/ State Prison RN job question
    WOW! I got a letter of interest today for one of the prisons I selected during my assessment! My rank/sequence is 4/131, but now I'm confused because of the whole Rule of 3 Ranks thing... why did...
    Jul 2, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  24. Will Ambulatory Care help me break into Acute Care?
    This is what I'm hoping, too! After becoming increasingly desperate, I accepted my first job at an infusion clinic in a medical office that is connected to a hospital. Literally connected by a long...
    Jun 30, '11
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  25. Office job for a new grad? Advice please!!!
    Thanks for this! I just accepted my first job at a doctor's office infusion clinic. I will be administering IV meds, doing dressing changes, blood draws. I am relieved to finally have something,...
    Jun 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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