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  1. Need to rant
    Well said. Thank you for your input!
    Apr 5
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  2. Need to rant
    So....need to let off a little steam. I work in a CVSICU. Had a patient who was dying. In liver/renal failure...lactate >20, acidotic, full support. Family plan to come in the AM to say goodbye....
    Apr 4
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  3. Should ICU get more pay than floor nursing?!?
    Alright everyone. He apologized. Let it go. We all get it. No matter where you work, we all work just as hard. Let's move on.
    Apr 3
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  4. Just finished my first semester. Ask me anything.
    Congrats!!!!
    Mar 18
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  5. Preparing for GRE
    Plus my GPA isn't the strongest so I really need to do well. I've already retaken a course and a grad course to help but I need to do well with the GRE.
    Feb 5
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  6. Preparing for GRE
    I've been out of school for about five years. I'm just not strong in standardized test which makes me nervous for the GRE.
    Feb 5
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  7. Preparing for GRE
    Hi everyone! I'm getting all my ducks in a row before I apply for CRNA school. Need advice on GRE prep. What did you guys use? Princeton? Kaplan? Thanks for your help!!
    Feb 5
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  8. York College CRNA Program
    I am looking at York as well! Any info would be appreciated!
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  9. Unable to get into a Anesthesia program
    Thought I would throw this question out there. Anyone you know who hasn't been able to get accepted in a CRNA program? How many times did they apply? Schools?
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  10. random fact throwing: PCCN/CCRN edition
    Great thread. I'm about to start studying for the CCRN.
    Jul 9, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  11. CVSICU Post Op Pt
    Great feedback. Thank you everyone. I agree with giving pain med but I had a provider tell me no bc they don't want to make them too sleepy where we can't get them extubated. I don't agree. We...
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  12. Calling all new grads/new to the ICU starting Feb. 2013!!!!
    Tomorrow is my first day on my own!! Ahhh!
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  13. CVSICU Post Op Pt
    Hi everyone. Need some advice. I'm coming off orientation soon and I need some guidance. I've admitted many post op heart pts and one of the things I'm still not completely comfortable with is the...
    Jun 30, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  14. University of Maryland
    Hi everyone. Great thread. My goal would be to go to UMD. I'm currently working in a ICU in the area. My question for you guys who have applied and got in was when did you start applying? After how...
    Jun 29, '13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  15. Calling all new grads/new to the ICU starting Feb. 2013!!!!
    Keep your chin up! You're doing great. You sound just like me. I'm finishing up my orientation in two weeks in the CVSICU. Def have those days where you feel like you're not good enough, that...
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  16. Crazy days when I take a CABG
    Yes! I can relate. That's pretty much what my days are comprised of. It's exhausting.
    Jun 10, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  17. lung transplant epidural
    With my exp post op epidurals are placed as soon as possible. Pt is kept intubated and sedated until the epidural is placed.
    Jun 1, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  18. I got in & so will you!
    Congrats!! As many of us, you are living my dream. I'm currently working in a CVSICU now and learning so much everyday. Don't get me wrong it's very stressful and there are def tough days. What gets...
    May 29, '13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  19. CVSICU
    Thanks for the encouragement. I'm feeling alittle more comfortable day by day but yesterday I has this one preceptor who I'm not normally with constantly tell me that I'm slow and I need to speed it...
    Apr 24, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  20. Just finished my first semester. Ask me anything.
    Thank you for your response. My other question is, is it smart to buy a house before I start school? Is it better to limit my expenses as much as possible?
    Apr 20, '13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  21. Just finished my first semester. Ask me anything.
    Great thread! My dream is to be a CRNA. I'm currently working in a CVSICU at a large teaching hospital. Just started a couple months ago but so far so good :) My question is I'm trying to decide...
    Apr 17, '13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  22. CVSICU
    Thank you everyone for the encouragement. I really appreciate it. I really do love this unit. It amazes me the things I get to see and learn. I'm just taking it one day at a time. I have 3 more...
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  23. Calling all new grads/new to the ICU starting Feb. 2013!!!!
    Thanks for the advice. I appreciate it. I know it'll keep getting better. Just have to give myself time and stay positive :)
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  24. First Day By Myself
    Congrats!!! :) :) :)
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Calling all new grads/new to the ICU starting Feb. 2013!!!!
    Great thread. I recently just started in the CVSICU. So far so good. I'm really enjoying it but I'm having a hard time dealing with my stress and anxiety outside of work. I have trouble sleeping...
    Mar 19, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing


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