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Is Pediatric Nursing for Me? An interview with a new grad working in a pediatric facility.

May 23, 2013

Hi Vivian, thank you for allowing me to interview you. Just to fill the readers in, you recently graduated nursing school and this is your first job. The facility you are working in is a step down pediatric nursing home. The population  you are working with spans from neonates just a few days old to young adults of twenty-one years. These children have disabilities ranging from read more …

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Interview with a Correctional Facility Nurse

February 25, 2013

Nyoka Young is a colleague of mine with over two and a half decades of nursing experience. Sixteen of those years were spent working in several different correctional facilities. I spoke to her about her experience while working in the infirmary of a jail.

1. Can a new nurse get real experience working at a correctional facility?

Yes, all inmates are seen by the in house facility and only sent out to the hospital if deemed necessary by the infirmary. A new nurse would see all sorts of read more …

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Interview with a Homecare & Group Home Nurse

December 23, 2012

Hi Nachama, thank you for taking time out for this interview. Can you describe to us your experience as a new grad in home service? How did you pick up your skills? Tell us about the ins and outs of your job.
Group Home Care
So my first nursing job, I wanted anything because I needed money. I figured I would take any nursing job, continue to look and drop it once I found something else. I met up with a friend who said that the place that she works (a group home), needed nurses. I Told her I was interested read more …

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