raven_h17 BSN

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Hi! My name is Raven Heuertz and I am a new grad nurse. I work in the NICU and am passionate about what I do. I love connecting with others and learning new things. :)

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raven_h17 has 1 years experience as a BSN and specializes in NICU.

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  1. Such a great article and something I never thought of! Logically you know uninsured kiddos exist but I feel like reality doesn't hit until you have personal experience with it. Thank you for all you do!
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    New Grad Nurse: What I Didn't See Coming

    Thank you so much for adding in that piece of advice! I will definitely keep that in mind. You are so right that getting outside elevates your mood. I appreciate your comment - it brought me a lot of comfort :)
  3. Hello there! As a new NICU nurse I so appreciate your article. This was actually one of the more intimidating things for me to learn. I am lucky to have been able to watch the lactation specialist on our unit help moms. This has been particularl...
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    Healthcare Information: Who Can Be Trusted?

    @Emergent, RN I am so sorry if it came off that I was against home remedies! I agree with you that we are an overmedicated society and I did not intend to imply that home remedies are not useful. I absolutely think they are a wonderful thing. ...
  5. A virus is actually cancer. You have night sweats? Hate to tell you this, but you probably have tuberculosis. Having headaches? Oof, better check for a brain tumor. Want to lose weight? Try this pill or “fit tummy tea.” Also, stop eating carbs - just...
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    New Grad Nurse: What I Didn't See Coming

    Thank you so much for your insight. Yes, I am the only one in healthcare in my family so it has been a big adjustment to say the least. I am glad you were able to find balance!
  7. In May of 2022, I, along with numerous nursing students, walked across a graduation stage, signifying the end of being a nursing student and the beginning of (finally) being a nurse. Then, when I saw the RN license status go from pending to active si...