If you live in North America, I hope you had a great long weekend! If not, I hope you had a great weekend anyway. Holy crap, I absolutely cannot believe it’s already September! My summer just flew by from starting my new job and studying for my NCLEX exam so I feel like I completely … More Life After Graduation – How I’m Feeling
It’s my 6th day into my final preceptorship (and finally my weekend) and a few days ago I had a patient tell me something important that he wanted me to know as a baby nurse. As I was doing my routine check on my patient I had asked him if there was anything else he … More A Lesson From A Patient For A Baby Nurse
As we end our final weekend before starting preceptorship, there are a flurry of emotions. Excitement to be so close to finishing. Fear of the unknown. An eagerness to learn. And the biggest one of all, anxiety about whether I will do well as I transition into becoming a Registered Nurse. I will be completing … More Prior to Preceptorship.
As a Nursing student we all have unique learning opportunities at different times and we sometimes don’t get to share the same experiences. Today, I was privileged enough to take part in a Cadaver lab. Cadavers are human bodies that are donated to science by the individuals prior to their death. -In this case, each individual … More Appreciation: First Time Cadaver Experience
As nurses, we see patients during some of the hardest and sickest times of their lives but also some of the most special and beautiful. I got these bracelets for the four of us as Christmas presents before going into our last semester of nursing school. They are a reminder of why we chose this … More A reminder from Angie