U of U Nurse Intership: Critical Care

  1. 0 I am applying to this program from Az. Any pros or cons? Anything? About nursing in Utah? U of U work environment?

    Anything?

    Thanks
  2. Visit  CRNAspire profile page

    About CRNAspire

    CRNAspire has '5' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Burn ICU/Anesthesia (school)'. From 'CT'; Joined Aug '07; Posts: 53; Likes: 13.

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  3. Visit  jeaneous profile page
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    I had a friend who did that program for a couple of months. He didn't like any of the supervisors of the program and dropped out.
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  4. Visit  jeaneous profile page
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    also, nursing in Utah=lower pay
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  5. Visit  MagsMom profile page
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    I have heard great things about the program - the downsides are that it is 22 months and you have to work for some time after the internship is over
  6. Visit  MagsMom profile page
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    here is a link for their blog -
    http://criticalcarenurseinternship.blogspot.com/
  7. Visit  goodgrief profile page
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    my ICU professor who works at the U of U hospital in their ER says that CRNA programs really like Utah Nurses, especially from the U of U. Also, a benefit to the critical care new grad residency at the U of U is that you get the opportunity to rotate through all of their ICU's, including their burn/trauma. The only downside is that you have to sign a 2 year contract, which may or may not be good, depending on how long you want to wait to go to CRNA school, and I'm assuming you do from your username.
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  8. Visit  nurseman78 profile page
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    The nice thing is, you need at least 1-2 years experience to get into most CRNA programs anyway, so a 2-year contract isn't really a problem in that case.
  9. Visit  nurseman78 profile page
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    Very smart advice. I've heard that's a good way to go when applying for any ICU program/internship/position.


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