What are the best qualities a neonatal nurse could have?
Thinking about becoming a nurse on it could work on the nicu as a neonatal nurse. What qualities are the best to have in order to become a neonatal nurse? #neonatal nurse #nurse #qualities #nursing #healthcare #neonatal-nurse #hospital-and-healthcare #medicine
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Compassion and patience. You will be dealing with new parents during the most stressful times in their lives.
But I’d say know your drugs. Know math. Know pathophysiology. Don’t forget the famous incident where Dennis Quade’s twins received the wrong dose of heparin.
If my child were in the NICU, I don’t want a soppy crying ‘compassionate’ nurse. I want a tough as nails, smart as hell, knows Medicine, drugs, pathophysiology and will fight for my child in providing the absolute best and most excellent care.