I am a junior in the BSN program and I just feel depressed, incompetent, and lost during clinicals (MEDSURG II specifically). I feel like I should already know all my labs and their normal ranges by heart. I also feel like I should be able to look at the s/s of a patient, be able to now all that is wrong and nursing diagnosis interventions right after the assessment and labs... I just don't know if this feeling is normal or if I don't know enough. I want to be GREAT NURSE. PLEASE share any experiences or advice. Please keep the banal/cliche advice out of here
I need real advice. Constructive criticism! Thank you!