NICU type 2! (if anyone has this job, please answer)?
I was wondering if pretty much anyone can become a NICU nurse type 2 that works with premature babies. Like what type of grades will you need from HS. Can you have some c's? And how good will you have to be at math? I just took Alg 2. this past year and I wasn't that good at it!! And what would be an average day at work? Thank you sooo much! I'm guna be a senior and i need some help to figure out what to do :)
Asked By: Katie-Bell - 7/27/2008
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Although I am not a NICU nurse I am a nurse and have had 3 children stay at the NICU and have a nurse friend who works NICU. You do not need to be good at math. You need an R.N. associates degree, and 2 years of medical/surgical experience. An average day of work you will have 3-4 babies. If you have a very sick... More
Answered By: beetlemilk - 7/27/2008
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(not a nurse) My friend was pursuing that job(not sure if she stayed in school or not) She was a teen mother/high school drop out that got her GED.
Answered By: md - 7/27/2008
It is not a job you get straight out of school. There is a lot of schooling that you have to through after high school... More
Answered By: pgnprincess1212 - 7/27/2008
http://www.nursesource.org/neonatal.html This should help you with the answers you need.
Answered By: hsmommy06 - 7/27/2008
My mom is an NICU nurse, and my sister is going to nursing school... More
Answered By: Sunsolei & Mintu - 7/27/2008
My mom is a NICU nurse in a level 2 nursery. You do need some math for giving medications mostly. So get familiar with small unit of measuring like you hear in doctor shows milliliters for IV's and such and cc for smaller doses. Take some biology and anatomy courses if you can it will help you when you go through... More
Answered By: kristus412 - 7/28/2008
nursing school is hard and u do need to be able to be relatively good at math; critical thinking skills are a must and u must be able to do drug calculations and drips, pref in your head...if you make it through nursing school and pass your boards it would be up to your employer as to whether or not to train u to work... More
Answered By: tonnieRN - 7/28/2008
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