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  1. How do experienced nurses do it to memorize everything?
    I had the same thought when I first started! Now with some experience under my belt, I can tell you the pt's most recent blood sugars, K and Mg, and vent settings at the drop of a hat. I also have my...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Dear Family Members
    Oh my, this just made my night! One thing that gets under my skin are when family members come strolling up the hallway at 0200 talking at the top of their voices to visit their family member. Its...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. eICU-anyone else have this at their facility???
    The eICU isn't actually a unit at all. All ICU pts have a RN, and the eICU is really just a second set of eyes located in a different building. I usually only hear from the eICU if they started...
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. eICU-anyone else have this at their facility???
    Hi all! I work in the CCU/CVICU and the facility I work for just recently implemented an eICU. For those unfamiliar with this-There is a camera in every ICU pt room and a monitor that the eICU...
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. CICU vs CVICU and getting into a program
    Hi all-I'm sure this question has already been asked, but I wasn't able to find it. I currently work at a Level 1 Trauma Center in the CICU. The CICU is connected to the CVICU and I float there...
    Oct 6, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  6. CVSU or CCU?
    Both units will be a wonderful learning opportunity, and as @Ruby Vee said, both will claim to have the sickest pts. I work on the CCU, but the CVICU and CCU are considered "one" unit which means I...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  7. Education materials for CCU
    Thank you all! I appreciate the recommendations :)
    May 3, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  8. Education materials for CCU
    Hi there! I was wondering if anyone had recommendations on good books and/or websites to check out related to ICU/CCU nursing. I just got hired onto the CCU and want to get a head start on my...
    May 2, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  9. Hello, I'm new :)
    Hi everyone. I'm new to the site. I'm a new grad RN in central IL on an adult medical floor. I love reading the posts and advice, so I figured I should sign up.
    Mar 21, '12
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings


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