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"Nursing School Dropout"- Starting the Path into Nursing - page 3

"Nursing School Dropout". It was then, as my patient rolled away in her wheelchair to parts unknown, I thought 'well, and that's when nursing school ended'. Week 8, and I had lost my patient. I... Read More

  1. Visit  Jennybrie profile page
    #13 1
    Quote from molly.hershman
    Instead, this is a war. It's an internal war of wills and insecurities and strengths, every damn day. There are a thousand doubts that make you question your abilities, all screaming in high-pitched obnoxious tones as you gown up to enter the patient's room. Can I succeed in this? Can I do this without fainting? Can I pass this test, learn this concept, answer this question? Was this the right path? Why is no one supervising me? WHY IS IT SO FREAKING HOT IN HERE?
    I laughed so hard at this...so glad I'm not the only one!!

    Great article and beautifully written. Good luck in school and in nursing.......I have a feeling you'll go far!
  2. Visit  Stella_Blue profile page
    #14 1
    This is too cute <3
  3. Visit  futurenursegirl14 profile page
    #15 1
    Amazing Post!!! You really have a heart for this and it speaks volumes!!
  4. Visit  molly.hershman profile page
    #16 0
    Thank you guys all so much!!!
  5. Visit  CourtJester profile page
    #17 1
    Love this! I think a lot of us are afraid to admit how intimidating the clinical floor can be. You have managed to turn a crazy experience into a shred of hope that we all will get through this!
  6. Visit  FDW630 profile page
    #18 1
    Quote from molly.hershman
    I feel like I’m fumbling around like a blind octopus wearing pot holders...
    This is the most accurate description in the history of accurate descriptions.
  7. Visit  Julius Seizure profile page
    #19 1
    This is really, really good. Sharing with all my nurse friends!
  8. Visit  Liddle Noodnik profile page
    #20 1
    Quote from molly.hershman
    Now I buy myself a celebratory pastry every time I make it through a clinical day without killing someone. Bonus points if I don't end up weeping in a supply closet..
    lol... YUP, welcome to nursing!

    good article, thanks!