has 5 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in Cardiac Care, Critical Care.
My nursing career began in 2016 when I was hired as a new grad in a high acuity cardiac intensive care unit. I spent three years working directly with critically ill patients after open-heart surgery, coronary artery stenting, valve replacements, acute heart failure, and numerous other life-threatening conditions. During this time I earned specialty certification in critical care nursing.
In 2019 I made a career change to cardiac catheterization lab nursing. I gained even more knowledge about the cardiovascular system and the countless tools and devices used to treat these diseases. I’ve worked hands-on with products from Philips, Abbot, Abiomed, Boston Scientific, and more.
In 2020 I earned my degree for Bachelor of Science in Nursing through Granite State College—graduating Summa Cum Laude.
Ashley Remillard replied to Ashley Remillard's topic in CCU
Yes, I absolutely love this model as well, it makes the most sense. Floor nurses shouldn’t be expected to leave their unit when multiple patients are under their care.
If floor nurses can be sure to have the patients ready to go early in the mor...
You are a telemetry nurse a few hours into your twelve-hour day shift. You have four cardiac patients assigned for the day, and you are trying to organize your plan of care for your shift. Two patients are pending discharge, one has ...