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  1. Career in the ICU
    The requirement for the ccrn exam is x amount of hours spent at the beside providing critical care. I think 1750 is the magic number. This can be achieved in less than two years easily..
    Feb 25
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  2. Critical Care Course prior to ICU job
    Don't you need 1750 hours of critical care at the bedside before you can take the CCRN?
    Feb 17
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  3. Critical Care Course prior to ICU job
    If you're not yet, get your ACLS cert and become a member of the AACN. Do some critical care modules on their website and you'll be armed with a LITTLE more knowledge about what you're trying to get...
    Feb 12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  4. trauma and critical care
    LPN for the two years I was in RN school. nothing that qualified me for this job. I honestly got mega lucky. 5-10 ppl from my class applied this one spot and I got it...
    Feb 7
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  5. trauma and critical care
    Graduated adn program December 13 and was hired into trauma ICU December 28th....VERY doable.
    Feb 6
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  6. Northwest MS. Community College LPN Program
    Yes I did and was well prepared when I graduated. Took boards in minimal 85 q's
    Feb 1
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  7. Base excess
    You said detailed and meant it lol. As soon as I saw Henderson hasselbach I shuttered thinking about chem 2...good link bud thanks
    Feb 1
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  8. Base excess
    How does that correlate with "fluid status" ?
    Jan 30
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  9. Base excess
    I'm in the TICU. Can anyone tell me what the ABG base excess is and what it correlates to in the ventilated patient/swan patient/cvp monitoring patient....
    Jan 29
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  10. Interview ahead, bit worried
    I'm in my 3rd night of nsg orientation. It's a really really steep learning curve. Just learning about the vents and abg values and how they correlate with each other is taking a lot of time to...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Trauma ICU
  11. Interview ahead, bit worried
    I'm in 2nd day of general orientation. Take boards tomorrow and pending pass status will continue on to nursing orientation Thursday
    Jan 14
    Forum: Trauma ICU
  12. Looking to become a CRNA
    Vanderbilt is around there. Top tier hospital/school
    Jan 10
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  13. Code rolee
    Not sure you want to " fake it until you make it" in that situation. Have you taken the ACLS class yet?
    Jan 10
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  14. What was/are the 3 things that got/get you through nursing school?
    Drive, determination, motivation
    Jan 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Northwest MS. Community College LPN Program
    Nwcc desoto campus had an excellent program. 1 yr, m-f 8-4. 3k for entire program
    Jan 10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  16. Recent NWCC graduate
    RN did LPN at desoto campus
    Jan 10
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  17. Hard copy of icufaq.org
    Alright I checked into it briefly. Is there any stipulation that I have to work in the ED for any Amount of time?
    Jan 1
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  18. Hard copy of icufaq.org
    Going to google TNCC. Not sure what that is
    Jan 1
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  19. Hard copy of icufaq.org
    Thanks for the info! I'm a new grad that's going to start orientation into level 1 trauma ICU so other than do you know of any other material? Maybe specifically for trauma?
    Dec 31, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  20. DNP-Prepared Generalist APRNs
    DO school without OMM is MD school lol
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  21. Requirements for CRNA school
    Lol, there is no calculus involved in dosage calculations. People would die at an alarming rate if there was....
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  22. Recent NWCC graduate
    I would like to add this: Throughout the entire program the instructors a the various levels told us NWCC grads have a reputation of being the best around including...
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  23. Recent NWCC graduate
    I just graduated from NWCC 2 weeks ago. I want to offer my opinion about the program for anyone seeking admission. The instructors, for the most part, are pretty solid/caring individuals. They...
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  24. Hard copy of icufaq.org
    Is it worth purchasing? Is it put together well in book form?
    Dec 29, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  25. TICU Resource Suggestions
    What a great reply. Thanks Brooke. I've got critical care made incredibly easy and I've been reading over icufaq.com. If anything else comes up let us know! We need all the help we can get
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Trauma ICU


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