Lifestyle, nursing

Best Advice a Patient Ever Gave Me

Day 11 of the #NurseBlogger challenge! Over the course of my career working as a tech (about 15 months), I have come into contact with thousands of patients: old, young, sick, dying, on drugs, demented, all of the above. My experience as a tech working in the ER has been amazing and I wouldn't change… Continue reading Best Advice a Patient Ever Gave Me

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What’s In My Work Bag?!

Day 9 of the #NurseBlogger challenge! I work in the Emergency Room as a nurse tech. My roles as a tech are similar to that of the nurses besides the obvious, not being able to pass medications, among other things. We work together as a team in the ER and generally get everything completed together.… Continue reading What’s In My Work Bag?!

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5 Must Haves for Clinical

Using this as my day 5 of the #NurseBlogger challenge. Clinical is the times during the semester when you get to play nurse. Many times clinical instructors are strict and expect a lot of you, just like in the workplace. You are expected to dress correctly, act professionally, and be prepared with all the required… Continue reading 5 Must Haves for Clinical

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Favorite Nursing Quote

Day 3 of the #NurseBlogger challenge! My favorite nursing quote is: "Sometimes I inspire my patients; more often they inspire me." Nursing tugs at your heart in so many ways. Patient stories and circumstances that seem unimaginable to you may have an effect on you emotionally and so often I am inspired by their stories.… Continue reading Favorite Nursing Quote

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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Nursing School

This journey has been stressful, for sure, but I've actually enjoyed being a student in this profession. This picture was taken almost 2 years ago on my first day of nursing school and it's quite amazing to see how much I've grown since I started.  Nursing school is very hard. I was 17 years old… Continue reading 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Nursing School