An opinion please? - page 2
Hi, I am a nursing student who has just finished the Geriatrics Rotation and is going into the M/S, Peds and Ob/Gyn rotation in the fall. My concern is this....I started having serious doubts about... Read More
0Sep 30, '02 by dstudentFor my first clinical I was assigned to the rest home hospital. I was not enthused as that was not the career path that I wanted to go into. In actual fact I was not looking forward to it at all.
But as it was part of the programme I had no other choice I went along and ended up thinking it was not too bad after all I got so much joy out of nursing the elderly esp when they showed grattitude and smiled at you it was just priceless.
Now I cant wait till I have my next clinicals.
0Sep 30, '02 by researchrabbitOriginally posted by cloudydrms
I don't really have a weak stomach, but it ain't made of iron either. Now I worry that I won't be able to handle the bombardment of smells, etc. once I get in the hospital? Cindy
Where there's a will there's a way...
PS I didn't care for geriatrics either, but I liked wound care (funny, since I have the whole yucky smell thing going). But here I am in Psychiatry...the worst smell we get is cigarette smoke (I'm a nonsmoker, so that is pretty yucky to me!).