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  1. Ltach quincy medical center or PCU morton hospital position. Please help!!!
    I guess I would say take the PCU position. You will have your foot in the door, get some fresh step down pts, as well as know some faces for when you transfer. Pay your dues now and then try for ICU...
    Dec 25, '12
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  2. OHSU NICU nurses...question
    Hello ohsu NICU nurses! I have a question for you. I have applied to the resource "new grad" position in your unit. I was wondering if the manager in your department was the kind that would...
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. 3 Day Orientation to NICU??
    Hi all, Thank you for your advice! I decided not to continue, I can appreciate how difficult it is to get a NICU position but putting both a baby's life and my license on the line is not worth it....
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  4. 3 Day Orientation to NICU??
    Hey guys, So the NICU manager at my hospital offered me a chance to orient to that unit so I could work on call. I was excited, until my third day orienting. She said that was all she could budget...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  5. Critical Care Transport Interview Help
    Hey guys, Sooo, I have an interview coming up in three weeks to do critical care transport per diem!! I'm super excited/nervous about it and was hoping to get some ideas of what kind of specific...
    Jan 22, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  6. Nurses Who Took CCRN in 2010
    Thank you all so much for your advice, it worked!! I passed with a 105!! Gasparis DVDs though dated were enough, along with the pass CCRN CD questions. Also took the Allegro Reviews CCRN review, it...
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  7. advice appreciated from nurses who work variable shifts
    I had a similar experience when I was a new grad in ED...I could work 7-19, 9-21, 11-23, 14-02, 17-05 or 19-07 at any given time. My manager was really good about making sure my start times were...
    Feb 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Funniest real orders you have seen in a chart?
    I had an ED resident ask me to put a pt on 18% O2...how do you expect me to suck out that extra 3% from room air? Hahaha
    Feb 21, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. severe hearing loss in one ear/working in CCU
    I currently work with someone who does have hearing loss, and sometimes it is dangerous. Sometimes he doesn't hear us calling him or talking to him, the patient's call lights, doesn't understand what...
    Jan 24, '11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  10. Should CVVHD be 1:1
    CRRT at my hospital is a 1:1, on occasion if we are holding an overflow med/surg pt or a not-medically-cleared psych pt it will be paired up with that. IABP are 1:1, but not vents. I routinely have...
    Jan 24, '11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  11. Nurses Who Took CCRN in 2010
    Sooo, I have a question for you guys. I have been reading multiple forums here about CCRN. Many posts are several years old, and would like some current info. I have Laura Gasparis's 2004 review and...
    Jan 24, '11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  12. CEN Practice Exams
    Hello all, I have a question about the CEN exam! I have just been given the two most recent CEN practice examination books from the ENA. I have found in the first book that I passed two of the tests...
    Sep 16, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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