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Mickey9700 RN

Pediatrics, PICU, Pediatric Urgent Care
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Mickey9700 has 13 years experience as a RN and specializes in Pediatrics, PICU, Pediatric Urgent Care.

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    Pediatric Psych RN Information

    Thank you so much, great idea! My Psych rotation in school was only 6 weeks and didn't focus on Peds and it was 12 years ago! I will def look into it. THANK YOU!
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    Pediatric Psych RN Information

    Hi everyone, I have a question for the Pediatric Mental Health Nurses out there. I work in a Pediatric Urgent Care that may, in the future incorporate Behavioral Health into our company somehow and I am so excited. It's been a dream of mine to ...
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    New area of Peds, help!

    Hi everyone. I have a question to all my Pediatric Nurse friends. I am currently furloughed from my job in Pediatric Urgent Care due to how COVID is thankfully not affecting our little patients. Now, my company is having a rough time right now a...
  4. Are any other Pediatric Nurses furloughed during this Pandemic?
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    Certified Peds Nurse Exam-Studying

    I don't know what the SPN course is. All I know is that I'm still sitting here trying to decide what to buy, lol. The books are so expensive. $80 plus $18.00 shipping. Study cards are $50 plus shipping, it's crazy. I've done all the free questions on...
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    Nebulizer/MDI for toddlers advice

    It's not an easy task. I hope it's been figured out by now since it's 2019. I wish I had the time to do that fantastic technique, but I work in Urgent Care and the kids come in one after another and I'm the only RN there. I try to show the parents, b...
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    Looking for CPN audio cd study tool

    I'm so glad I saw this. I am literally sitting here on eBay trying to avoid buying expensive study guides. I've been looking for weeks now. I mean I'd imagine it's all the same material, but I'm always afraid I'm not going to know something new that ...
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    CPN vs Board Certification in peds

    Thank you so much for the information. I will do some more research as I study. I appreciate your time in answering my question.
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    Certified Peds Nurse Exam-Studying

    Great, thank you so much! I can't tell you how helpful this is.
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    After 5 years, it's time......

    Well, here I am! Been back to Nursing full time since last year when I wrote. Had a little bump in the road in May where I thought I made the wrong decision, but I got through it. Urgent Care was a good choice for me because it's not too intense, but...
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    Certified Peds Nurse Exam-Studying

    Thank you so much! I will be sure to check out these resources. I appreciate your help.
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    CPN or RN-BC?

    I'm currently studying for the Certified Pediatric Nurse Exam (CPN) and was wondering about the Pediatric Nursing Certification - where you are Board Certified for 5 years. (RN-BC). Does anyone have any knowledge regarding the difference between...
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    Certified Peds Nurse Exam-Studying

    I wish someone answered this because I am currently studying and I'm just using my old textbooks and anything I can get my hands on when it's slow at work. I'd like to get some ideas. Sort of like when you kind of know what's going to be on the NLCEX...
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    Certified pediatric nurse

    I'm currently studying for it because technically I'm bored and it's just not in the cards to go back to school. I want to study for something. I work in Urgent Care currently, it's not something my job would pay for, I'm just always looking to learn...
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    New Grad PICU nurse advice

    I went straight from school into the PICU about 11 years ago and it was scary, but if you have a good preceptor, you will be ok. Go over PALS again, so you know your meds. lab values and vitals (highs and lows). You should only have 2 patients at a t...
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    CPN vs Board Certification in peds

    I know this post is 7 years old, but I have this exact same question. I'm studying for the CPN, but was just wondering which is more valuable.... Certified Pediatric Nurse or Board Certified in Pediatric Nursing? The letters you put after...