wannabecnl's Nursing Blog

By wannabecnl

Joined Sep 28, '09 - from 'New Hampshire, USA'. wannabecnl is a PACU nurse. She has '2' year(s) of experience. Posts: 262 (51% Liked) Likes: 392

The following are articles I have written and shared with the nursing community. If you enjoy an article please leave a comment and tell me what you think.

The first year: So much learned, so much to learn

Today marks one year since I started my first real nursing job in the PACU. I mentioned this to my preceptor the other day, and she said she thought the year had flown by. I do, too, but it has been an ascending flight in many ways, and I wonder when I will hit my cruising altitude. While this is on my mind, I thought I’d jot down some things I’ve learned, and what I haven’t learned yet but need to… On Anxiety: There were so many times—even after orientation was finished—that I... Read More →

On the Edge

This is it. This is what I have been waiting and preparing for during the past five years. This is the day I've dreamed of since I was a small child. This is what I know I have been called to do and am finally going to do. Today is my first day of nursing school. God willing, 16 months from now I will be an RN, and in two sure-to-be-short-despite-feeling-endless-now years, I will be a clinical nurse leader. What the heck am I thinking??? I can't do this! I can't! I'm... Read More →

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