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www.gapmedics.com/blog/2014/06/16/treating-the-youngest-patients-working-as-a-nicu-nurse

Jun 16, 2014 ... Babies born as young as 25 weeks are surviving more often than ever thanks to advances in technology and the work of neonatal intensive care (NICU) nurses and doctors. Working as a neonatal intensive care nurse can be both challenging and rewarding. In order to evaluate if NICU nursing is a good fit, ...

blog.asha.org/2015/06/02/5-things-you-need-to-know-about-working-in-the-neonatal-intensive-care-unit-nicu

Jun 2, 2015 ... If you answered yes to any of the questions in my first post about wanting to work with acute care infants, then read this follow-up! The NICU is an intensive care unit: Infants in the NICU are critically ill or were in the recent past. These most fragile patients can become physiologically unstable at any ...

allnurses.com/nicu-nursing-neonatal/poll-what-do-101076-page3.html

Nov 20, 2005 ... Its 4am and am on nightshift in NICU level 3. Great to see the general love of this type of nursing travels worldwide!! The reason I love this nursing is because of experiences like this example: This is my second night , the first night at work i looked after a 25/40 full vent, drains and lines everywhere quite ...

www.monster.com/career-advice/article/what-its-like-work-nicu

It takes guts to work in a neonatal intensive care unit, but sending home healthy babies is the best perk you could ask for. Catherine Conlan. This is one of the toughest—but most rewarding—jobs in a hospital. Lots of hospital jobs will put you through the emotional wringer, but maybe none so much as those in the NICU.

www.innerbody.com/careers-in-health/nicu-nursing-careers.html

Mar 14, 2017 ... Most NICU staff RNs work shifts that are 12 hours in duration, although some may work eight-hour shifts. They may be required to work days, evenings, nights, or a combination of all three. Working weekends, holidays, and overtime is also expected as part of the job, as the facility is open 24 hours a day, ...

dailynurse.com/day-life-nicu-nurse

Sep 15, 2016 ... Rule number one in the NICU: Pooping is a big deal. My TEF baby, on the other hand, has to work on tolerating the volume of his feeds without vomiting. Additionally, when we check his stomach contents (by aspirating from his nasogastric tube), we need to see that his stomach is handling the feeds and ...

www.everytinything.com/nicu-articles/reality-nicu

Jul 28, 2014 ... I love the NICU. I've been working in NICUs for my entire nursing career, and I can't imagine any kind of nursing I would rather do. I have never experienced the NICU as a parent, but I am a parent and as such I can appreciate the staggering intensity of parenting in the NICU. I am humbled every day as I ...

nurse.org/articles/NICU-Stories-Premature-Babies

Jan 22, 2016 ... Read stories from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) about the heartaches and triumphs of caring for premature babies and the amazing nurses who do this work everyday.

nursejournal.org/neonatal-nursing/how-to-become-a-nicu-nurse

Even though you are not currently working as a NICU nurse, a resume with specific certifications and educational courses will demonstrate your initiative and interest in Neonatal Nursing. Additionally, read books about the specialty of Neonatal Nursing. The book Merenstein & Gardner's Handbook of Neonatal Intensive ...