I am so happy to meet someone who is excited about MedSurg! Congrats on your new adventure!
You will learn so much, and your skills will NOT go to waste.
My advice is, even on days during which you want to give up, do NOT. Give yourself six months off of orientation and then look back at where you were. I have been a medsurg nurse for six years and I still learn new things and feel overwhelmed at time. The thing is, though, I am NEVER bored!
And also...we ARE a speciality! Don't ever let anyone call you "just a floor nurse!"
You have a great online support system right at your fingertips!
Last edit by DeLanaHarvickWannabe on Feb 18, '13