Im applying in december and would love any of your opinions on things I am in dire need of . Here is a little info:

-Respiratory therapist for 7 years.......primarily ICU, CVICU, Code Team

-RN in CVICU for 2 Years (Open hearts, Ballon pumps, Swans, vents, ect)

-Worked for GlaxoSmithKlien Pharmaceuticals performing education on Pulmonary function testing to physicians

Worked for a critical care pulmonologist performing PFT's

-Shift coordinator as an RN in CVICU as well as a preceptor for new employees, as well as Rapid Response team.

-Sat on multiple administrative commitees to improve healthcare at my facility in various areas.

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Degrees
Registered Respiratory Therapist, RN, BSN in nursing

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Certifications:
CCRN
TNCC
ACLS
PALS
NRP
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GPA
3.1 overall in 190 credit hours
3.8 for last 60 credit hours
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Getting ready to take GRE
Currently only carry one chem course
Currently Enrolled in Organic Chem and preparing
to take Statistics next semester
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Strong interview skills and good undstanding
of Hemodynamics and Ventilator management
as well as the common drugs I use in my unit

References will be from physicians (Cardiovascular surgeon, Director of Anesthesia MDA and Director of Critical Care which is a Pulmonologist. I had two of them offer and and chose this route as opposed to the CRNA reference because most of the CRNA's I work with I have very minimal contact with and a majority of them are locums that I dont know that well.

--What else am I missing or what am I weak in that you guys can see?

The schools that I am interested in are Newman, KU and MSU in Springfield.

I appreciate the comments. Thanks.