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RichlyBlaq ASN

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RichlyBlaq is a ASN and specializes in ICU, CCU.

ICU tech and graduate nurse. As of 6/4 awaiting NCLEX results, yikes! I'm originally from NYC but currently reside in Georgia.

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    Fact or Fiction?Β  Masking and CO2 Dangers

    I honestly don't know what to think about all of this. I know when I I was a tech I had a hard time because in the ICU it was already labor intensive but add covid and the n95 with surgical on top.....it got rough. The constant manual turning, baths,...
  2. Well you aren't training them to be full-time ICU nurses and be able to deal with bents or CRRT machines but you can train them to at least be able to titrate ICU drips and other basics so that they would provide adequate help when needed. I'm not tr...
  3. I agree with the idea of cross training across specialties. It allows you to utilize skills you probably don't use on your home unit and decrease the need to rely so heavily on travel nurses. I'm not trying to take assignments away from travel nurses...
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    Passed NCLEX - but felt like you failed?

    I took mine on June 4th. I sat there and I swear the letters seemed to just dance around the screen laughing at me. NOTHING made sense even though the wording of the questions were simple. I simply couldn't comprehend a THING. I had been using UWorld...
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    Grady RN Residency - Summer 2020

    They actually chose for me to interview for CVICU and although it wasn't what I wanted, I was grateful to have been interview for any of the specialties. As far as I know the residency is also a year. And even if it weren't, normally they want y...
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    Grady RN Residency - Summer 2020

    Someone said the start pay is 24.86 after done with residency in a year it does up 8 dollars for specialty residents.
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    Grady RN Residency - Summer 2020

    Congratulations 😌
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    Grady RN Residency - Summer 2020

    I believe it was today yes. Keep your spirits up! You got this!πŸ‘
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    Grady RN Residency - Summer 2020

    Someone in my class got an offer to the ED. So happy for him
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    Grady RN Residency - Summer 2020

    I interviewed for CVICU
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    Grady RN Residency - Summer 2020

    Welp. Got my rejection letter this afternoon. πŸ˜” I wish you guys all of the best and hope you get the job if your dreams ❀️
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    Grady RN Residency - Summer 2020

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    Grady RN Residency - Summer 2020

    OK I'm scared now. I didn't get an email
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    Grady RN Residency - Summer 2020

    Do you know what the starting pay is for CVICU?
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    Grady RN Residency - Summer 2020

    Thanks so much for sharing that with us. We really appreciate it
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    Grady RN Residency - Summer 2020

    OK dish LOL. Did you like the residency? What about your Co workers, were they supportive? How are y'all coping right now?