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- Jul 30, '09 by JBuddNot all of us are fortunate enough to get that much exposure during anatomy: I had an emblamed fetal pig for a few hours only.
I had a hard time poking a needle into a live arm the first time. I finally made myself do it, and there was this huge "that didn't hurt!" I don't know if I was expecting to feel my patient's pain with him or what. Never looked back since then, needles are just part of the job.
Doing your best to minimize the pain on the other end is good, which can include some relaxation techniques to get the muscle relaxed. IMs hurt more if the muscle is all tensed up. I have people take a deep breath, and blow out hard, which makes them concentrate on the breathing rather than the shot. Many have said (in surprise), "that didn't hurt much at all!".
- Jul 31, '09 by chachada1im worried about getting them and giving them we want to have a baby but i hate pain i really want one tho and the big needle that goes in the patients back oh no ma'am not at all i will just have to do something idk but when i talk about the steps to giving IV'S is doesnt bug me so maybe i will get over it once i finally get to do one. as long as i dont have to have anyone do one on me in class or i will not get a grade for that lol someone unexperinced poking my veins i dont think so. thanks everyone for the comments and about anatomy im taking an intergrated program starting in the spring and i will take them along with my nursing classes then.
- Jul 31, '09 by NurseKittenIf you make up your mind you're going to get past it, you will.
If you allow it to control you, it will.
It really is that simple. How bad do you want to be a nurse?