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  1. New Grad BSN to start in MICU
    Pros: excellent, challenging program; lots of exposure; great support system; classes generally work with and build upon one another; great support for finding employment. Cons: major time suck,...
    Jun 2, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. Posting advice:  "I can't do this, ...I don't understand you"
    I thought ellipses were to be used when quoting text and omitting some of the words. Just saying.
    May 31, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. question about giving meds thru PEJ tube
    I think that this logic is a bit misguided. The reason you cannot and do not mix meds together in IVPB's and intravenously at all is due to the portal of entry being much more direct to the heart and...
    May 31, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Eight essential tools and tips for incoming nursing students
    I think you forgot another important piece: Buddy Up!!! No nurse is an island and being a student shouldn't make you one as well. Chances are, you are good at say patho and someone else is good...
    Mar 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. NEED INPUT PLEASE
    I've read a couple of posts recently where students are being treated rather roughly by clinical instructor and/or staff they're assigned to work with on rotations. It's deplorable to be subjected to...
    Mar 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Nursing Residency Programs
    Nurse Residency programs are designed to bridge the gap between novice and practitioner in a supporting environment. I'm currently in one at the University of Virginia Health Sytem in the MICU. Not...
    Mar 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. How many people really keep in touch after nursing school?
    Belmont University in Nashville, TN. Yes "Murse" = Male Nurse.
    Mar 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Why do Nurse's wear there degree on there name badges?
    Aren't pride and ego very similar? Pride feeds your ego... Anyways, putting your credentials onto a badge shows your professionally recognized training and the certifications you have earned....
    Mar 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. How many people really keep in touch after nursing school?
    I'm one of the few who moved for work out of my nursing class. I feel like most of them I will lose touch with, as it's just the way it goes. Facebook doesn't really count as "keeping in touch"...
    Mar 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. ICU interview--what do they really ask?
    To be honest, it was my great grandfather. I come from a very small family that consisted of those that lived under our roof and some grandparents and one great grandfather. He was a member of mensa...
    Dec 15, '09
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  11. UVA hospital employment info
    I've recently accepted a postition at the University of Virginia Health Systems in Charlottesville, VA in the MICU. I start in February and would like some info/warnings/kudos/etc. for what to expect...
    Dec 15, '09
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  12. New Grad need some advice!  :)
    It seems like you'd want the telemetry position...at least it's closet to your ideals of OR/PACU nursing and will give you a slot in your travel nursing.
    Dec 14, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. ICU interview--what do they really ask?
    For me it was the standard behavoiral type questions: When did you face a conflict and what did you do about it? What was the outcome?, When have you felt challenged?...yada yada... One fun...
    Dec 14, '09
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  14. Everything has an Exp. even New Grads 6 Mon.
    Is this the only institution you can apply and work for??? Are you willing to relocate to an area that is in need of your skills? Are you "flagged" by this institution somehow? They state that they...
    Dec 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Why do nurses do this?!?!?????
    You know that management and employment is a two-way street. It sounds like things are on their way to getting better, but you know what you're about and that's where a lot of people mess up. You...
    Dec 4, '09
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  16. Hey new grads! Forbes.com reports “Registered nurse” the most recession-proof job!
    I am going to be a new grad here in exactly 14 days from a BSN program. It seems that at the beginning of the semester in our Senior Capstone class we discussed this new relative shortage of jobs....
    Dec 4, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. New Grad BSN to start in MICU
    Thank you guys so much! I had ran across icufaqs.org while having an idle evening at work. It is very well put together in a no frills sort of way. I do agree that concepts are good to cerebrally...
    Dec 3, '09
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  18. Getting a lisence in another state/province
    It really depends on the state you're licensed in. I would check out online the nursing boards for respective states you're thinking about applying. As well, note if any of the states have...
    Dec 2, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. New Grad BSN to start in MICU
    Hello everyone! I'm going to graduate a BSN program at Belmont University in Nashville, TN in about 16 days. I have a job at the Univerisity of Virginia in their MICU. I was hoping if anyone else...
    Dec 2, '09
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing


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