Hopefully, you have read my Takeaway #1, and have returned to read more of what I have taken from the book “I’m Here.” by Marcus Engle. This week my takeaway is pretty lengthy. Takeaway #2 – Care for the patient and the family; provide accurate updates; allow time for patients Read More
Let’s talk about how I prepare for the nerve wrecking nursing school simulations. I am hoping that it will bring you guys some ease when preparing for upcoming simulations. First, expect to be nervous. It is interesting to see that my nursing peers and I feel comfortable providing care with Read More
My professor and I had an opportunity to sit down and just talk about her goals for the class. She is great in pushing and motivating you to think outside of the box and to really apply your critical thinking skills. We have had many conversations when light bulbs just Read More
So today I volunteered at the hospital, and it happened to be a busy shift with a bunch of babies coming in. I normally sit behind the triage desk and get to see the patients when they first come in, and also tune into how the nurse triage’s each patient. Read More
A few days ago I was studying at Starbucks when a Nurse Practioner asked me what I was studying. She proceeding on “oohing and awwing” that I just started Med Surge. She then proceeding on asking what I currently do, and I responded audio engineering. When I tell people that Read More
So, I never thought that I would be this student. The one who is dreading to go to clinical. This past week was tough ( skills lab). I feel so behind that I just don’t know how to handle all of my emotions. On top of feeling behind in clinical Read More
New vlog… very short… How do you manage your stress in nursing school?