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  1. kessadawn

    New Grads in PICU

    How does your PICU handle new grads? Do you hire them at all? If so, do they get a different type of orientation than the new hire with experience? Our PICU has grown in size and acuity over the last few years, and we are hiring a ton of nurses right...
  2. Avoid Kids at ALL Costs! Ch 8

    As it turns out, my favorite class is pediatrics. I have four kids, and know a little about basic things (age of immunizations, milestones), but I didn't know a LOT. And it turns out, I really do like to read the textbook and learn everything I can a...
  3. PICU interview help

    I apologize if this should be in the career advice forum, but I wanted PICU specific input. I have an interview the first week of October for the PICU at our hospital. I've already had a chance to visit with the nurse manager and a few of the nurses ...
  4. You had two simple requests of me, a drink of water, and to go home. I had started out my shift on high note, caring for my two favorite cardiac patients, working with some of my favorite co-workers. It was going to be a good night, I told myself. Th...
  5. Does god make mistakes?

    I looked up at the doctor across the crib who is still hovering over him and checking his ventilator and trachea. Wildly he flailed as the doctor touched his abdomen. I tried to calm him by holding his hand. This is the first I noticed his fingers, s...
  6. PICU fear

    Hi! I will be graduating from a BSN program in May and have accepted a position in the PICU at Hershey Medical Center. Am I crazy for doing this? For you PICU nurses, do you think it is okay to be a new grad in the PICU? Orientation is 5 months, and ...
  7. Difference between the ICU's

    Can anyone explain the different cases in the MICU/SICU/TICU. CCU is pretty self explanatory but I don't quite get the difference between these.