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  1. Intralipid (20%) infusion administration
    We do not run ANYTHING with lipids. They run only via a central line in their own lumen. TPN can be run with other drips through a mannifold in my unit but lipids must run alone!
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  2. what is the layout of your unit
    Our unit is a twelve bed unit. we have only two private rooms on each end but the rest is an open layout so each bed is visible from the nurse's desk. We have plans in progress for a Children's...
    Oct 16, '08
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  3. transpyloric placement
    I agree-We use the snap test but do not rely on it. We do not remove the wire or use the tube until it is confirmed by x-ray. :yeah:
    May 4, '08
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  4. Advice please
    At the hospital where I work they hire new grads into the NICU, and we are a Level III NICU. I don't see why they wouldn't hire you. Ever think of PICU? It is probably the closest in some respects to...
    Dec 21, '07
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  5. any new grads hired in PICU?
    It sure is challenging but if you're up for the challenge, my hat is off to you. I think new grads also have things to offer in the PICU, or any unit for that matter. I don't know that starting at...
    Dec 11, '07
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  6. We're giving her what??
    I work in the PICU and we currently have two kids on Sildenafil. We use it quite a lot on our kids and it seems to do a good job!
    Dec 10, '07
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  7. Hershey Med. Center Pay?
    Hershey starts out at 22.80 approximately for GN's. They are a great educational hospital and offer great benefits, and loan repayment. They also have a great orientation program. Great place to work!
    Dec 9, '07
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  8. PICU Nurses
    I work at a PICU in pennsylvania. I typically have two kids, if they are both "stable." We have great teamwork here and are planning on building a new childrens hospital so that should be nice. Right...
    Dec 8, '07
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  9. any new grads hired in PICU?
    Hi!! I am a totally new grad in the PICU. I love it there. It is really really stressful and at times overwhelming but it really is a great place. I would reccomend going to the PICU if you're sure...
    Dec 5, '07
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  10. New grad ICU?
    I am going straight into a large PICU when I graduate in May 07. It is a 6 month orientation for new graduates. It wasn't extremely hard to get the job- I think if PICU is definately want you want...
    Apr 10, '07
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  11. A few questions for experienced nurses
    And can you give me the answer and the rationale to that?!?! thanks so much!
    Mar 21, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. A few questions for experienced nurses
    Helllo Everyone! I am leading a class for my senior seminar, and I have to do it on interviewing tips, typical questions to expect at an interview, resume writing, etc. Could anyone give me...
    Mar 21, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Average starting pay in PA?
    jsu102- do you work at Hershey? I just recently took a job there!
    Mar 19, '07
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  14. Inspiring stories
    KellieNurse06- You are an angel. I'm sure you take wonderful care of your child. It takes a strong person. Oh, and about the assume- You hit the nail on the head!! I love that line. I definately...
    Mar 16, '07
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  15. Contacted Oprah Show About Nursing Issues
    WOOOHOOOO I just did too!!! Nurses need some recognition too!!! I know Oprah loves teachers, and I think nurses deserve some respect for the hard work and dedication! :monkeydance:
    Mar 16, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Inspiring stories
    Wow- KellieNurse06- You are truly an inspiration! You seem like you're wonderful with your daughter. One thing that I try not to ever do is assume...you know what they say about that! I will let you...
    Mar 16, '07
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  17. Inspiring stories
    Thanks Kate! Sounds like you've seen some really interesting things! I can't wait to begin.. I have two months off from the time I graudate until my start day and although it will be nice to have a...
    Feb 6, '07
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  18. Inspiring stories
    Haha...Maybe that's how..It's nice to know there are still nurses out there who enjoy teaching students or new graduates..Many of my experiences with clinicals during school were bad ones. Nurses...
    Feb 6, '07
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  19. Inspiring stories
    Wow!! How inspiring! All you PICU "mommies" out there have such awesome experiences. Your replies are truly amazing...I can't wait to be a nurse and have stories to tell someday..and JanFrn...thanks...
    Feb 6, '07
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  20. Inspiring stories
    Thank you. Your positive thoughts really help me. Is there anything that you would really try to review before starting work? I have a 20 week orientation so it should be helpful. I know I have to...
    Feb 4, '07
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  21. Inspiring stories
    Ha! Thank you all for your encouragement....I'm so excited to start and I really can't wait to start learning. I just hope I don't get anxiety and what not!! :roll
    Feb 4, '07
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  22. Inspiring stories
    Thank You! I have been finding myself getting really really nervous to start. I mean don't get me wrong, I CAN'T WAIT!!! I am so excited and I always think I can't wait to be a great PICU nurse who...
    Feb 4, '07
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  23. Inspiring stories
    Wow-how amazing...I am really looking forward to it!! I have so much love for kids and I am amazed by how courageous and tough they are!! Keep the stories coming!!:roll
    Feb 3, '07
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  24. Inspiring stories
    All you nurses out there- Can you tell me what your most inspiring stories are from the PICU. I'm about to start as a GN in the PICU in July and I am somewhat nervous. I know there are amazing things...
    Feb 3, '07
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  25. Pediatric Stethoscope
    Hello! I am going to be graduating in May 07 and recently took a job in the PICU as a GN. I am looking for a Pediatric stethoscope because I figure I will definately need one, right? Does anyone know...
    Jan 22, '07
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing


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