As a new grad who is interested in CRNA eventually, I am thinking of starting my career in a CCU and then switching to SICU to give me more exposure and a solid experience before I apply to get my masters in Nurse Anesthetist.
A facility made me an offer to start with them in their very busy SICU. I decided to pass on this opportunity for better ones in the future because it's rotating shifts between nights and days every 2 wks. So mean time, I am thinking of starting my career with the CCU. Then after having one yr under my belt, switch to SICU for a few yrs before I apply to get my CRNA degree.
Here are my questions:
What do you think of the idea?
Is this possible to do?
How easy is it to switch form CCU to SICU?
The CCU is a day shift- acuity vary form less acute to critical