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  1. New to pedi ER and pregnant
    I've worked a combination of the ER and pediatrics for 7 years, but now I'm finally combining them and I couldn't be more excited! I was up front in the interview and they know I'm expecting. Is...
    May 9, '15
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  2. New to special care
    I worked in the ER before this and all the things I didn't like about the ER are the things I didn't like about L&D. I had some scary experiences and I did not like the limited control. I was also...
    Jan 8, '15
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. New to special care
    No, we definitely should be paid. We spent tens of thousands of dollars to fulfill this dream and we work hard for our money. We are super lucky to work in an area that fills our hearts and makes the...
    Jan 2, '15
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  4. Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Brigham is the best paid Partners hospital, but BMC is the highest paid overall.
    Jan 2, '15
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  5. New to special care
    Yes!!! My family has commented on he change they've seen in me and how happy I am. It's so awesome to watch them grow and I love being able to find something that can comfort them. We don't have...
    Jan 2, '15
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  6. New to special care
    I am the happiest labor and delivery failure on the planet. I lasted three whole weeks before talking to my boss and I'm so grateful she allowed me to transition to special care. I've been orienting...
    Jan 1, '15
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  7. Hating L&D
    What gives me anxiety is the following.... 1) I can only do so much to bring a baby's heart rate back up and it's still at least five minutes from decision to stat section delivery. 2) Some of...
    Dec 26, '14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. Hating L&D
    I went to school to become a maternity nurse. I loved everything about it. I finally have my chance and it is taking all of my willpower to stick it out. I like the postpartum piece just fine and...
    Dec 26, '14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Telemetry Certification
    Also, you cannot get your critical care cert until you've met certain criteria for it....
    Dec 20, '14
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  10. Bostonian RNs: Where do you work and why?
    I work north of Boston and absolutely love my hospital. It really depends on what you're looking for in bedside care....interesting cases, low nurse patient ratios?
    Dec 20, '14
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  11. Brigham and Women's Travel Assignment (NICU)
    You'll have a reverse commute if you do that, so expect between 20-30 minutes in the morning and about 45 minutes in the evening. If you're working straight nights there's often discounted or free...
    Dec 19, '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. Brigham and Women's Travel Assignment (NICU)
    Hi. They are hiring tons of travelers because they are converting their EMR over to Epic. It's a crazy busy NICU with everything but ECMO. To get the most from your stipend I suggest living on the...
    Dec 18, '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  13. Tips/tricks regarding peds and triage
    Whenever possible, butterfly over angiocath if your facility has them. I find butterfly IVs much easier to thread into little spaghetti veins. Also, thinking like a child goes a long way when...
    Dec 13, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. why do nurses hate medics?
    I can't relate to this. I've worked in 4 ERs and we always have a great working relationship. The medics stick around when they bring in critical patients if they can to see if we need help, and we...
    Dec 13, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. How long was your initial orientation to the ER?
    I was supposed to get 8-10 weeks but was off in 4.
    Dec 13, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Boston children's hospital cicu
    I also just interviewed for this position and didn't get it. I just saw they reposted it 10/24 so maybe no one got it? I was told they would consider me for January and just need someone with ICU...
    Oct 27, '14
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  17. Is 59 is too old to make this kind of career change?
    I am being totally honest here....I'm not sure it will be worth it for you...it really depends on what kind of nursing you see yourself doing. The big Boston hospitals are super political and the job...
    Oct 27, '14
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  18. Boston Children's Hospital- B.S.N. Only?
    Hi Happy, yes, BSN only and even then you pretty much have to have a connection to get in. I have been applying for six years with a BSN, advanced certifications, and previous peds and ED experience....
    Oct 27, '14
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  19. Sepsis
    We give fluid anyway and have a low threshold for intubation. We start 250-500ml boluses at a time and if no effect move on to levo or neo.
    Oct 20, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Short Circuit: Supraventricular Tachycardia for the Novice PICU Nurse
    I LOVED this Jan!
    May 18, '14
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  21. Umass vs st vincents
    You have a better chance of getting into the ER if you have experience at a tertiary referral center like UMass...however, be prepared for overtime, dangerous nurse-patient ratios, and frustrated...
    Apr 11, '14
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  22. Major med errors...whose fault is it really?
    You got it Sassy. Both med errors were wrong doses - like WAY off and improper administration.
    Mar 10, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Major med errors...whose fault is it really?
    Almost all agree and have verbalized to management but falls on deaf ears which has prompted the rapid turnover.
    Mar 10, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Major med errors...whose fault is it really?
    I can't get too specific but one involved anticoagulation and the other involved an IV med error that was close to being a sentinel event...the patient experienced organ dysfunction as a result of an...
    Mar 10, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Sepsis + Antibiotics = Severe Hypotension?
    Vanco is famous for this.
    Mar 10, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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