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  1. So this is kind of a conundrum, but I'm not sure on the legalities of maintaining my RN license as a medical student. Being a nurse is a major part of who I am, I worked hard for my license and don't like the thought of letting it expire. However, an...
  2. RN in Medical School -Should I keep this to myself?

    Thank you everyone for your wonderful comments. I didn't go into nursing to go into medicine. After awhile I decided that I wanted to advance my education and I liked the structure and training of residency programs. Being a nurse is at the heart of ...
  3. Hi All, I'm a pediatric RN that has just recently been accepted to Medical School and will be matriculating in the Fall of 2020. It has taken me several years to do this as I've been working part time and taking classes. All of the nurses that I work...
  4. I am in Texas and am taking the CPN soon.I am wondering, when you receive a certification in your specialty, does that also give you CNE's towards renewing your license? Have not been able to find anything out about this. Thank you.
  5. Hi all, anyone have any opinions on Medical City Dallas/HCA? I have 1 1/2 years pediatric surgical-trauma/gen peds exp at a children's hospital and a few months peds exp in pediatric home health. Got a PRN job offer at Med City Children's on their ge...
  6. Cook Children's October 2017

    Good luck everyone. Not a new grad but I worked 1.5 years on a med surg at Dallas Children's and it was a very great learning experience and peds was very fun. Enjoy it those of you that get it!
  7. Advice for a New Burn ICU Nurse

    Hello all, I am a fairly new nurse with 1 1/2 years of experience of general pediatrics mixed w/ some trauma-surg overflow at a level 1 Children's hospital. I was just hired into the BICU at Parkland in Dallas and am very excited, but am feeling a li...
  8. Preferred ICU exp, in your opinion

    Hello everyone, I am currently a pediatric surgical-trauma RN who is in in the process of switching to adult ICU. I currently have a job offer for CVICU, general ICU and STICU. I know this is subjective and relative to the school, but I have heard t...
  9. From general pediatrics to adult ICU

    Hello all. I am a newish nurse, one year of experience on a general pediatric floor (8 months was on a surgical-trauma) and have always been interested in working critical care, I worked on a general icu as a pct in school and loved it! I have also l...
  10. Hello all, I am a newer nurse coming up on my 1 year of experience. I work general pediatrics and have also worked on a mixed peds surgical-trauma for a few months as well. I want to move out of peds and go into adult ICU. Only problem is, a lot of t...
  11. Gen peds vs neuro peds

    Hello everyone, I have the option between going to a gen peds/surgery inpatient floor that I hear has a very quick turn around time for patients (12-24 hours) or to go to a 21 bed (8 bed EMU)/pediatric neuro floor. They are both to be offered for nig...
  12. New Nurse feeling very down

    Hello, I am a new nurse into the PICU one month into my internship. I have gone between 3 preceptors in this time and have just met my "main" preceptor after about 10 shifts, while everyone else has been with their "main" since the get go. After taki...
  13. From RN to Medical School

    Hello everyone, I understand this is a very loaded question and I do apologize. I just received my BSN at the age of 22 and I had originally gone into Nursing, in all honesty, to become a CRNA for the money.. I no longer wish to pursue this as I know...
  14. Typical Ratio?

    Well I'm a new graduate at Dallas Children's in the PICU and the ratio I have had so far is 1:2, but for the floor I believe it may be either 1:3 or 1:4, I am not entirely sure.
  15. Best PICU reference/patho book

    I know it has been several months, but since then I have graduated and passed NCLEX. 3 weeks until I start in the PICU. Thank you for your amazing advice, I wanted to follow up and let you know that I ended up buying the 3rd edition by Hazinski. What...