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    Infant admission at bedside

    Thanks for the feedback. I agree...we should just go for it! Can I ask are you a L&D or PP RN?
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    Infant admission at bedside

    Has anyone successfully implemented infant admissions at the bedside? I'd be interested to know your process and staffing. This is a huge patient satisfier but we currently can only accomodate this during low census. Thank you in advance!
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    Scrubs in NICU

    Thanks everyone. We currently wear hospital scrubs/lab coats/gowns, however, I think they're considering changing this as there is not a lot of evidence to prove its effectiveness with infection control. That's why I was asked to look for research ar...
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    Scrubs in NICU

    Has anyone read any recent research articles on scrubs/cover coats and infection control in the NICU? The infection control nurse in our hospital asked me to look for one and I'm not having any luck! Thanks in advance
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    Is it true that a BSN will be mandatory soon?

    How long has a BSN been mandatory? Just out of curiosity, what was the general reaction among RN's regarding this??
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    Poll: What do you love about the NICU?

    I am a fairly new nurse. I've been working 18 months. My first job was on a Med-surg unit. I knew from the beginning of school I wanted to work in the NICU, however, there are not many openings in my area. I worked one year med-surg and basically lea...
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    Time to Float!

    After my orientation on med-surg, I was floated as soon as I was eligable!! I've been floated everywhere!! Kinda scary, in my opinion. My best advise, is find someone that is helpful, be honest about any patient you're not comfortable with, don't be ...
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    Is it true that a BSN will be mandatory soon?

    At this point there is a lot of speculation, but I havn't heard anything official. I am a recent grad and being so young(with a lot of working years ahead of me) I went directly into my BSN program. I don't want to find myself without it in 10 years ...