So apparently I have not updated my journal in six months.
I am going to UT (yay!) and starting full time August 31st. I decided to take the three classes that were offered during the summer in order to lighten the load in the fall and spring - these are the MSN classes that have nothing at all to do with anesthesia but that everyone has to take to get the degree. The theory class is just a bunch of paper writing, statistical analysis is fun to me, and I completed the info systems
OK so working a shift for Agency...on dinner break.
I am in the CVICU at a little Portland Hospital..(a newer unit).
Easy enough shift, and later that $500 bucks will come in handy!
I enjoy the board so much I learn something new everyday.
Other times I think HOLY CRAP..I know NOTHING..(in light of many of the regulars posts).
I really enjoy Armygas..but GOD does he like research..any kind, just let him research it!
I also enjoy Mikes posts, as well
So I"m new to this whole thing..and I joined onto this website is because of course like some people on this website, I want to learn more about CRNA and I'm looking forward to see if I could possibly become a CRNA one day.
So where do I begin...I've done some stuff and I've looked up on CRNA and the requirements it takes to get to it, but my biggest concern is if it is even possible at this rate.. the reason why I say so is because, I barely made
So I thought I would do a journal since I have so many thoughts.
I have been a nurse "officially" since 1991. Growing up my mother was chronically ill (much later to be diagnosed with Lupus) and I was her nurse. I remember doing wet to dry dressing changes at 8. Home health did not exist back then (at leat not in the US).
I worked in Texas and Oklahoma and so I worked my way up the food chain. CNA/CMA/rehab tech/LVN/ RN/BSN.
I went back to get my BSN specifically
This is my first official journal entry. I have never really wrote in a journal but then again I have never taken on a challenge quite like this. So I am about 5 weeks away form the start of school and am nervous as hell. I keep asking myself if I am smart enough to do this and the answer is a resounding NO. However, I have never been one to quit so I am up to this challenge and have something to prove to myself. I will do this!!
My wife fully supports this goal of mine and I know