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  1. My fall from CVICU
    Need straight and to the point advice from experienced CVICU nurses/managers. I am a fairly new RN, worked very hard to get into CV. Got the perfect job at an amazing hospital. Great team and...
    Dec 9, '10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  2. Ventilation in CVICU
    Hello to all. I have a few questions regarding the ventilator assisted patient in CVICU. Took a crash course respiratory class but having trouble pulling some of it together. Can someone in the...
    Mar 4, '10
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  3. I think I'm too slow for Critical Care...
    I know exactly how you feel. I am still on orientation in the CVICU and I feel the same way everyday. I have about a month left and then no training wheels! I feel like I get MOST of the pieces of...
    Jan 9, '10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  4. Most Common CV-ICU Surgical Procedures
    Thanks to all for replies! I know it is going to take some time before I remember to breathe and take care of pts. at the same time....lol. I will look into these sites and books too, I am sure they...
    Aug 2, '09
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  5. Most Common CV-ICU Surgical Procedures
    I am a new hire on a CV-ICU unit. Almost two weeks into the orientation and my head is just spinning. Coming from long LTC so this is a entirely different world to me. I have been told some pretty...
    Jul 31, '09
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  6. Pregnant and interviewing...When do you tell???
    When is the right time to tell your ICU unit manager that you are expecting when you are a new hire? I feel really good about my last interview for a ICU position. And it really is the position of my...
    Jun 4, '09
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  7. ICU Interviews do's and oh no she did not's!!
    I might be taking it a little personally. But I have run into this in other places than posts. Sorry if it seems like I am overreacting....lol. I just feel like if there was no stigma attached you...
    May 20, '09
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  8. ICU Interviews do's and oh no she did not's!!
    And I guess that is what I am saying. This is exactly what I plan to do! Becoming a CRNA is a very long term goal of mine. My entire journey to this point has been a case of learning to run before I...
    May 20, '09
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  9. ICU Interviews do's and oh no she did not's!!
    I am aware that the time, money and energy used to orientate a new nurse, especially one in the ICU where orientation tends to be long is extensive. So I understand the need to want to find a...
    May 20, '09
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  10. ICU Interviews do's and oh no she did not's!!
    Thanks to everyone for their responses. They were all very helpful. I have completed one of the two interviews. I feel like my nerves got the best of me. I rambled at times and feel like I strayed...
    May 20, '09
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  11. ICU Interviews do's and oh no she did not's!!
    Seeking advice! Interviews do's and oh no she did not's :nono: !!! I have two interviews next week, both for ICU positions. If anyone has anything to offer from A-Z it would be grrrreatly...
    May 16, '09
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  12. I finally got a RN job!
    Congrats!!!:yeah: I am in a similar boat. LPN with almost 2 years of experience. Recently passed boards and now am looking for my dream position. Would really like to work in the ICU and have applied...
    May 13, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. New RN, just passed boards, needing job search advice
    Well first of all congrats on passing!!! :yeah: I think that your friend gave you some good advice. Applying to a specific job may make it seem like you are a little more focused but it is...
    May 13, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. just failed for the 5th time...need help getting back on track
    Just remember that you got through school. I think that sometimes the pressure of passing can become our worst enemy. You have made it this far, just one more step to go. Study for sure but remember...
    Apr 22, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Help =/lpn to rn or straight to rn?
    Don't know what would work best for you but I think testing out for LPN after my first year of RN clinicals was the smartest thing I ever did. Went to school to get my associates degree in nursing...
    Apr 20, '09
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  16. A "brittle" diabetic?
    Can someone explain what is meant exactly by the term "brittle" when talking about a diabetic patient? Never heard the word used before today. Thanks!
    Jan 10, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. What I Love About Nursing Is....
    A thank-you from the patient who you didn't think noticed that you went that extra mile. :icon_hug:
    Nov 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. University Vs. Online
    Thanks to all for comments they were a great help. As of right now due to the schedule flexibility I am seriously considering online classes. And AdoniaLoveable, thanks also for your comment because...
    Jun 20, '08
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  19. urine drug test
    You don't have to worry. They are usually testing for narcotics in your system. The thing that you wouldn't want to do is take someone elses prescription pain killers. As long as it is a OTC drug...
    Jun 10, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. University Vs. Online
    CRNA hopeful seeking advice!! My Story: I am a single mother of 2 who has worked very hard to put myself through nursing school. I have been practicing as an LPN for about a year now and last...
    Jun 10, '08
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  21. 12 hours and 40 minutes to go!
    Good luck!!!!
    Jul 23, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. I Passed, I Passed, I Passed!!!!!!!!!!
    :balloons: Congrats!!!!!! I am sooo happy for you!!!!:balloons:
    Jul 23, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Cut off around 80!!!!????
    LOL.....me too! Just did check as a matter of fact. Thanks to everyone who responded.....it means so much and good luck to those of you still waiting!!!! Congrats brookie!!!!! :balloons:
    Jul 23, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Just Found I passed the NCLEX
    Congrats!!! :balloons::balloons::balloons::balloons:
    Jul 19, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. pearsonvue
    A friend suggested that I check my states board of nursing web site because pearson vue contacts them before they give you your results. Try to look up your credentials (have to wait at least 24hrs...
    Jul 19, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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