So its Friday. I've got one really busy weekend in front of me. Night out with friends tonight. Soccer tourney for my son tomorrow plus a Truck show in the afternoon. The class ahead of me is hosting an informal get together for us newbies Sun brings a noon picnic for the "official" meet and greet for the new students to meet the faculty.
(side note: the invite said "in the past we have had 100 percent attendance by incoming students. I look forward to continuing this tradition."...I
Back to the books and clinical once a week. Clinical is more difficult only going one time a week. Extremely busy semester...just trying to stay up with the vast amount of reading. I can't believe the summer is gone and it is September!
Well it has been several weeks into the program and I am amazed at the amount of work that is required. I had my first Pharm test today and didn't make too big a hole that I will need to climb out of so I am good with that. It is going to be a long miserable journey but worth it I know. Day by day and there is no other way to do this!
Well let me tell you something. Working independent practice and being "the decider" results in an instant terror and excitement at the same time. You are hyper-vigilant!
There is a steep learning curve, especially for those trained in a very dependent environment. Let me tell you.... this experience has thoroughly reinforced my opinion that prior RN experience is not only a MUST, but MUST be excellent. There is no way I could do what I am doing without what I CAME
I'm excited and nervous. Not really knowing what to expect (I mean, I know what to expect...but you know). I feel like a kid starting high school. I know I'm entering a whole new world where nothing will ever be the same again...no looking back either
Got all my supplies ready. Got my workspace ready to roll. I'm ready to "do this thang"!