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  1. Bye Bye NICU, Hello Main OR
    I have been a NICU nurse for 4 years. I recently had a baby in October of 2008. Lately (and even before my daughter was born), I am just burnt-out on NICU. Tired of nights, tired of the emotionally...
    Jul 29, '09
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. Starting a CNS Program this summer!
    Hi everyone... Well, I have decided that since my husband is in grad school, it is time for me to go back also. I have worked in two Level III NICU's in the past 2 years (we're military...had...
    Jan 24, '07
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  3. Want to work as a civilian nurse for the Air Force
    Hi, I recently married my active duty Air Force husband in August. We PCS'd to Charleston AFB and I'm working at a large university hospital in the area. I graduated college May 05' and he...
    Nov 27, '06
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  4. Name a NICU product you couldn't do without
    Also, Dash Monitors. These are sooooo nice! Man, I miss my old hospital!! I miss the confidence I used to have, since now I'm at a place where my way of taking care of my babies is not "per ____...
    Nov 20, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  5. Name a NICU product you couldn't do without
    "Little Suckers" brand yankuers and nose suctioners. Never realized how good I had it at my private Level III; now working in a university hospital.
    Nov 20, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  6. Need links/resources for Neonatal Heart Sounds
    I've always struggled to hear murmurs unless they're very loud and very obvious. Does anyone know of some good websites and/or books with CD-ROM. I am feeling I really need to remediate, but...
    Nov 20, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  7. Need Help with Heart Sounds
    Does anyone know of a good website for heart sounds or a good book with CD-ROM??
    Nov 20, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. NICU positions in GA?- What's up??
    You know is it the whole country right now? I am struggling to find something in South Carolina myself. I have an opportunity to work in PICU, but I agree with you--I love NICU. I would only take...
    May 22, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  9. can nurses intubate?
    Thanks Gompers, I'm glad to hear you said try PICU..because that's what happened! The NICU was completely staffed (it must be good!)...and I applied for a PICU position. The nurse manager called...
    Apr 1, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  10. can nurses intubate?
    The neos do come in for admits and they insert their lines. They wait for the x-ray to come back. They're called if we have to do a code...they have to pronounce the baby dead in that unfortunate...
    Apr 1, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  11. can nurses intubate?
    I'm sorry. I forgot to post that we do have transport nurses. We have an on-call Neo and a backup.
    Apr 1, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. can nurses intubate?
    We're a regional Level III...so we do transports and pick up babies that are as far as two hours away. I looked some stuff up: "Although the TIOP designations provide a general framework for...
    Apr 1, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  13. can nurses intubate?
    We're a Level III
    Apr 1, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  14. can nurses intubate?
    I think when I originally replied to the original poster....I was a little stressed with things in our unit. Also....I think you might work in same unit as me BamaGirl and I know your opinion is a...
    Mar 31, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  15. NICU to PICU??? Is this a good move??
    I am a a NICU nurse of one year. (Level III). I am moving out of state to a great city with a university children's hospital. Their NICU sounds fabulous...however...there are no positions open. ...
    Mar 13, '06
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  16. Is it like this everywhere??
    Thanks for your advice about PICU. I am definitely interested and I thought that it would give me a broader skills range too! I will check into the committment involved. I know at my current...
    Mar 11, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  17. Is it like this everywhere??
    Well everyone... Just wanted to type a quick update. I did call the Nurse Manager at the hospital in Charleston. She said that they are fully staffed at the moment and have no positions open! I...
    Mar 8, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  18. Current Cost of New Homes in Charleston?
    Becky, Have you worked for MUSC?? I am trying desperately to get on with their NICU, but their website doesn't list any positions that are open. What agency are you with? I will only have been a...
    Feb 28, '06
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  19. Is it like this everywhere??
    To the orginal poster - are there any other NICUs near your home? It just sounds like this is a bit of a toxic unit. Talk to your manager, and let her know that you are not having a supportive...
    Feb 28, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  20. Is it like this everywhere??
    Well, I guess this is more of a "vent" your frustration kind of post....so here are my gripes. (Background info: I am a new RN of 9 months and graduated at 21 with a BSN...also..I do look like a...
    Feb 28, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  21. On-Line NRP???
    Hey, Anyone know of any online NRP programs?? I have been at my unit for almost 7 months now and I have no idea when my manager is going to allow me to go....soon I hope since I am moving in June!
    Feb 28, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  22. Visitation Policies
    What are the visitation policies in your units?
    Feb 28, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  23. MUSC Children's Hospital NICU Anyone?
    Hey, I really want to get on with this unit. I don't have any contacts and I really would like to hear some inside info about the hospital and unit. I'm only going to have a year's experience...
    Feb 28, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  24. can nurses intubate?
    It sounds like maybe we work for the same facility???
    Feb 28, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  25. can nurses intubate?
    I definitely know which one I want to work for....currently their job posting website does not list any openings for NICU. :( I got the Nurse Manager's name, phone number, and she was...
    Feb 28, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal


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