I need to figure out how to get used to my Pt’s spouses/family members being in their room…they make me more nervous than the pt!
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dorasnursing: Looking for a comprehensive guide that will get you through nursing school without a hitch? Well, we’re here to tell you that there is no such thing. Nursing school is a whirlwind—it’s the nature of the beast! However, this list by nursing student Lelisa Beth Gross is full of indispensable…
First Day = Success
I was freaked for no reason. Learned SO much in 8 hours today, and it was just orientation. Everything from shift hand-off reports; how to properly ambulate patients to “save my back”(which ironically already gives me problems), how to administer meds using Pyxis (super cool system) and how to prepare for my patients the night before shift; including lab reports, Hx/Physical info,...
Drugs I need to know by tomorrow… My classmate says her mother, a retired nurse, suggested giving yourself 60secs to learn each drug. Gonna give it a whirl… Chime in with any adverse effects, pharmacokinetics, etc. if you’re familiar! bethanechol epinephrine neostigmine phenylephrine atropine dobutamine oxybutynin prazosin propranolol carvedilol
150cm-deactivated20111228 asked: i. feel. your. pain.
let’s talk about why my study group and I spent 8 hours post my 7am 2.5 hour lab reviewing notes from ONE Patho/Pharmacology lecture. #death.
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watching videos on enema insertions :)
The number of babies I’ll have to deliver on my own before I can graduate with my Masters as a Certified Nurse Midwife. Amazing….
Labor Day 2014
That’s the next labor day I’ll likely actually “celebrate” because this one — and each subsequent labor day until then — consisted of me, buried in my books learning about nursing process, health assessments, subjective and objective data, hand hygiene, surgical asepsis, OLDCARTS, palpating, auscultating, percussing, inspecting, nursing diagnosis,...