rsohi..I think I remember a week in march, but don't quote me on that. Any one of your teachers will know for sure. Sandy28-my advice is to just relax. Try to see your patient as a good friend or family member. Often as student nurses, we feel overwhelmed, nervous, pressured to do things right....but try to remember that it's not about you, it's about the patient. If you can shift your focus to them, you might find that some of those nervous feelings fade away, and also that you develop a deeper connection with your pt.
for our first day, we got paired up with another student and were asked to go in to introduce ourselves, do a safety check and take a history...you will be great. No one expects you to be perfect, make sure you do your safety checks!