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New Nurse Orientation

Orientation for all new nurses within The Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Neurosciences Nursing consists of formal classroom instruction plus 10 and a half weeks of professional nurse precepting. New nurse orientation includes:

  • Neurosciences Critical Care Unit (NCCU)
    • A combination of didactic classes plus weeks of precepted orientation
    • Critical care core classes in addition to NCCU specific classes
  • Zayed 12 East
    • A combination of didactic classes plus weeks of precepted orientation
    • Epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) education
  • Zayed 12 West 
    • A combination of didactic classes plus weeks of precepted orientation
    • Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) classes
    • Brain rescue unit (BRU) education

In orientation, you will also receive instruction on the technology you will encounter in daily practice, including:

  • Cerebrospinal fluid drainage systems
  • PCA pumps
  • Continuous renal replacement therapy

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Maryland Patients

Adult Neurology: 410-955-9441
Pediatric Neurology: 410-955-4259

Adult Neurosurgery: 410-955-6406
Pediatric Neurosurgery: 410-955-7337

 

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