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How to Improve Patient Care in Nursing: Takeaway #2 from the book, “I’m Here.”

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

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How to prepare for Nursing School Simulations

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

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I’ve hit a growth spurt in Med Surge 1

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

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People’s opinions don’t matter. YOU don’t know me!

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

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Nursing School | Dreading clinical day 3

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