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  1. surfactant use in older babies
    I had a kiddo yesterday with recently diagnosed NHL, in septic shock with fungal PNA who received Surfactant x2 after doing progressively worse on a HFOV. Ended up not having to go the ECMO route,...
    Dec 31, '09
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  2. Georgetown University Hospital Open House
    I went to the open house 3 years ago, and everything was nice except I only ended up being able to interview on one floor, even though I had expressed interest in 3 different areas. There were...
    Dec 31, '09
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  3. Med surg exp before CCU??
    I started as a new grad on a general med/surg pediatric unit at a big teaching hospital (not a children's hospital, so we got the range of everyting from neuro to cardiology to heme/onc), and worked...
    Dec 7, '09
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  4. New grads  at Children's?
    per Children's administrators, the hiring freeze does include nursing, but not "critical nursing positions." Examples given were ER & the ICUs. They're also trying to limit travelers and fill...
    Feb 25, '09
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  5. Oscillators & sedation
    What is your unit's standard for sedation when a patient is on a HFOV? I have always learned that it's important to keep patients very sedated & definitely not breathing over the vent, so as to...
    Feb 25, '09
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  6. Post-op, open heart, removed from vent < 30 mins ago...
    I think in this kind of situation it isn't "how often do I HAVE to check on them, how long do I HAVE to stay with them".. it's more what do I need to do to keep this patient safe? A pt who is a...
    Nov 9, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. Where I Need To Be
    I work on a large acute care pediatric unit, and have come to love my the kids, the families and my coworkers. Lately, though, an old friend of mine has been on the unit as part of her 3rd year med...
    May 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. parking & children's hospital??!!!
    I figured it was something like that.. I'm handling the off-site parking and not risking anything/taking up spots for patients. But wow, that patient lot is absolutely insane!!! I've never seen...
    May 4, '08
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  9. parking & children's hospital??!!!
    thanks so much!!!! the hospital website seems to say $7/day max charge for parking at the hospital lot (for future reference!). just didn't know if staff were allowed in there or not, the hospital...
    Jan 24, '08
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  10. parking & children's hospital??!!!
    hey! thanks for the reply!! i really appreciate it!! it's always funny the little things that you worry about when you're looking at jobs... so.. if you're an RN you can generally park in lots...
    Jan 24, '08
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  11. switching peds-->PICU... questions!
    hey all, i'm a nurse with one year of experience on an acute care/stepdown peds unit at a level 1 hopsital, thinking about switching to PICU when i move this coming summer. has anyone had experience...
    Jan 21, '08
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  12. Interview: Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children
    hey! i interviewed on the general peds & peds heme/onc units at inova fairfax last january for a new grad position.. ended up not moving to dc and thus not taking the job, but the interview wasn't...
    Jan 21, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. parking & children's hospital??!!!
    hey all! i'm a peds nurse moving to dc from central virginia, just wondering about the parking situation with children's hospital.. has anybody worked there? i hear there is a shuttle bus from an...
    Jan 21, '08
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  14. Bariatric Nursing?
    I agree!!! Which is why I'm now working on a peds unit. Nevertheless, it was a good experience.
    Jun 28, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I am terrified..
    Hi all, I'm a new graduate as of May, and I'm taking my boards on Monday. I've been reading through these forums for the last few weeks and feeling ok, since I've been studying material and...
    Jun 28, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Bariatric Nursing?
    I'm a new grad, but I did my senior synthesis practicum on a bariatric surgery unit, and found it to be quite the experience. At this particular hospital, we handled pre-op patients (education re:...
    Jun 28, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. peds med/surg or heme/onc for a new grad?
    I'm a student graduating in May, and I've been offered new grad positions on an acute care peds med/surg floor and a peds heme/onc floor. I'm really interested in heme/onc, but i'm not sure if...
    Dec 8, '06
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing


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