Working in intensive care is so different from the rest of the hospital. These tips for new neuro nurses will answer all questions.
Take it from someone who has been there and done that. You won’t find these tips and advice anywhere else, only from this experienced nurse. Working as a new grad is hard. Working as a New Grad in the ICU is even harder. Let’s look at some tips and advice from an experienced nurse.
Atrial Fibrillation is scary, but it can be handled with control. These atrial fibrillation tips for nurses are exactly what you need to know, whether you are a new nurse or one with more experience. Disclaimer: This is informational only, always follow your hospital’s policies and procedures. For more information on disclaimers, click here. Atrial Fibrillation […]
Disclaimer – This is for informational purposes only. Always follow your hospital’s policies and procedures in these situations. Nursing management of atrial fibrillation is an important skill for bedside nursing to master when caring for hospitalized patients. Nursing management of atrial fibrillation Atrial fibrillation is something many acute care nurses will deal with, as […]
If you’re looking for top tips for new grad nurses in ICU, this post is for you. Many graduating nursing students are heading straight into critical care upon graduation, and this blog post will give you an overview of what to expect as you start that first job. This blog post outlines the top tips […]
Let’s be honest. There aren’t a ton of CCRN prep courses or CCRN prep books out there. I’d like to save you the time and energy of multiple online searches for review courses or books. I’ve personally checked out all over these, taken a few, and talked to other certified nurses who have tried different […]
The Critical Care Nurse Certification, CCRN®, is a national certification a critical care nurse can obtain. Once you pass this test, you get to add CCRN® to your credentials! It’s a pretty awesome thing to have, and many health care organizations support nurses in getting this certification as well as look highly upon job applicants who have it as well. However, to get the certification you must pass the exam. So let’s chat about how to pass the CCRN®.
A neuro ICU nurse works with patients in critical care and experience a lot of death and dying. This job is not easy and it requires emotional strength.
Both ICU (Intensive Care Unit) nurses and ER/ED (Emergency Room/Emergency Department) nurses work very fast-paced jobs that require them to think quickly and experience patients that have very serious diagnosis’.
Is it possible for a new nurse to get their first job in the ICU? Yes, but it is the exception and not the rule. I want to encourage all new nurses and nurse grads – if your goal is to work in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), that it might be possible right away, but it’s not easy and not for everyone