The Wicked Politics of Clinical Practicum in Nursing School - page 7
by TheCommuter Asst. Admin
Nursing school is not always fair. And, in my honest opinion, the most unfair aspect of the nursing school experience is the clinical practicum portion, also known as ‘clinical rotations.’ Here is why. The grades that students... Read More
- 0Mar 12, '13 by blackvans1234I like to view my patient as a whole person, not just a patient with medical problems.
I don't know how theraputic it would be for me to enter a room, introduce myself, sit down and say ''so how does it make you feel to have a bilateral mastectomy?"
And then silence.......
Then i'll tell them ''ill just stay here for a while"
"It seems to me like you're a little apprehensive right now, tell me more about that..."
What really gets me is the ''its my way or it's wrong"
Just like the type A vs type B personality nurses, or the quiet nurse, etc.
I've been working in a hospital for over 2 years, have had people tell me they're scared to die alone, they feel ashamed, etc.
There's more than one way to skin a cat, I think my instructor jumped to a conclusion too quickly