Thursday, September 8, 2011

Death, Code Red, and Getting Hit On...

Yesterday was my first day of clinicals for this semester. I gave lots of shots, prepared and hung a lot of medications, and was able to learn a lot from all the staff. I have to say that it was a very full day. We reported to the hospital at 6:30 am sharp and were there till about 7 pm. During that time the following events happened:
  • A patient died right in front of me.
  • A Code Red (Fire) was called.
  • My patient started hitting on me and asked me for my phone number.
While it's true that most days are very busy and a little crazy at the hospital, this is not the norm. I am way excited for my clinical days coming up where I will be able to be in the operating room standing over the surgeon watching operations all day long. I will also be able to spend entire days in endoscopy and the ER. This is going to be an awesome clinical semester!

This is how i felt when i got home:

1 comment:

Candilyn Ashworth said...

Ah! What a day :) That sweet little squirrel and all of its family are all over our neighborhood! I will think of you whenever I see one of those little furry creatures! Love you guys

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