Can someone tell me how to not be traumatized in med microbioogy? - page 2

Oh so I had my first class of medical mico biology. We have a wonderful teacher who really knows her stuff. In the class she showed us a video documentary of the meningitis outbreak we had in our... Read More

  1. by   PurplePRN
    You will work through it. In life, all manner of bad things are possible for all of us. Yes, it's possible to be killed in a car accident, get sick, lose a limb. Is it probable though? Most people live to be well into their 70's and beyond, most people do not get seriously ill, and most people have all of their appendages. It's perspective. Logically, you'll be fine. And you'll be better off than most because you will have the information needed to protect yourself from infectious diseases, something that the general public at large lacks.

    Enjoy the class!
  2. by   emtb2rn
    Yeah micro can freak you out a bit. However, I managed to survive before taking the class and learing about all the wee buggies that should've killed me. OTOH, I'm from a generation that played in the dirt as a kid and after almost 5 years as a nurse I count on my MRSA to protect me from everything else. (that's an er joke btw).