Felt bad but couldn't help but to laugh! Gotta read

  1. 5 years ago in my first clinical. My instructor told me she had the perfect first catheter opportunity. I got excited and said lets go. It was a very elderly lady about 80 yrs old who was very confused. (I guess that's why my instructor thought I should do it being that I am a male and wouldn't want to practice this as a student on an AO x 3 lady) Any way, turns out this lady began to kick and scream. Before it was over there was 4 people on every extremety while I was forced to insert this catheter. HERES THE PART THAT REALLY STICKS OUT. As I was inserting the cather, the confused lady yelled out, "I'm never coming back to this church again. They didn't do this kind of stuff at my old church."

    I hope this doesn't offend anyone. Poor little lady. I felt really bad but inside you just had to chuckle a little.
  2. 2 Comments

  3. by   sharann
    I thought it was funny!
    Thanks, made me chuckle too.
    Take care.
  4. by   sleepysnr
    wow. Makes you wonder what happens at her church!

Felt bad but couldn't help but to laugh! Gotta read