I have got to say this week was an exhausting week. I have been wanting to make a post all week, but when I come home I either have to study or pass out and sleep. Monday I had my test for my care of adults class and guess what I made LOL….102 (there were bonus points)!
Yes 102, I couldn’t believe it! Lets just say I am very happy about that grade! Then later that day my friend and I had to go do our project about the homeless. We spent about 3 hours downtown. I had a blast with her!! We rode the bus around downtown (I have never done that before), went to almost every resource for homeless people, got some interviews done, and took lots of pictures. I think we walked about 3 miles that day.
Nuring School Clinicals on an ICU step down Floor
On Tuesday I had clinicals from 6:30 am-4:00 pm. I got to work on my favorite floor, which is a step down unit where there are fresh heart cath patients. Oh yeah…did I tell you I have finally figured out what field of nursing I going in right after I graduate? I want to be an RN on an ICU step down cardiac unit.
I was talking with the clinical manager of the floor and she told me when I graduated to talk to her and she would love to have me work there. I was really confused on deciding what I wanted to do in nursing but after being on that floor I think I have found my niche. I fell in love with it.
Plus I got to start my first IV that day too. I got it in the first try and no blow outs 🙂 The guy had wonderful veins! The nurse I was with was excellent and was a great teacher! Oh yeah….I also got to give a suppository. I was glad to get that in because it is different doing it on a real person. It’s actually was really easy to do!
Nursing Care Plans
Wednesday was my day off but I had a terrible nursing care plan to do. I worked all day on it and then I had to submit an outline on my presentation for next week. So I was very busy the whole day.
Oh yeah if you need help doing your nursing care plans and want to save some time I have developed many nursing care plan templates. It is great. It helps you with your nursing diagnosis, nursing outcomes, and nursing interventions. Let’s just say it saved me some major time and effort!
Thursday I had clinicals again from 700 am- 130 pm. It was a good day. I really like my instructor for that clinical. Then Friday I had class from 815 am- 1115pm and it was very very boring! However, during the last 15 minutes of class a woman came by and talked to us about signing up for our Senior Practicum Management clinical.
That is the last clinical we have to take and it is in our last semester of nursing school which starts in January. I can taste victory!! We are suppose to give her our top 2 choices and where we want to go and we will know about the beginning of November where we will be put. I am just crossing my fingers I get a close hospital and get on the cardiac step down unit.
I have test next Friday that I fixing to get off here and study for! Wish me luck everyone! I am hoping for a 100 again LOL yeah right.
Until next time.