Kendel.G's Nursing Blog

Kendel.G (4,669 Views)

Hello all, I am a Pre-Nursing student who is absolutely thrilled about becoming a nurse! My goal is to spread love, healing, caring, compassion, and joy to everyone around me, while spreading the Name of Jesus everywhere I go.

A Day in the Life: Measuring Magic

I am an intern at a pediatric cardiologist's office. On clinical days I get to run ECGs (electrocardiogram) on tiny patients. Running ECGs is relatively simple. I stick eight electrodes onto little bodies and hook them up to a machine. I type in birthdays, names, ages, and genders. I push a button. I wait. Children are told to be still, to not be nervous. Parents hold their breath as the pink sheet of paper slides out the machine. Zig zaggy lines travel up and down sheet in imposing black... Read More →