Okay now, why am I scared to death NOW - page 2

I am a senior nursing student and why in the world am I all of the sudden so scared and fearful. We start clinicals in the ICU on Monday and I am VERY, VERY scared of that place. What if one of my... Read More

  1. by   xxAmyxx
    During my rotation through ICU we did have our own patients. Ill never forget my patient turning his head back and forth until he finally disconnected the vent (just for a second). A voice in my head said "reconnect the tube idiot." and I did everything was fine.

    Remember that ICU is well staffed and under no circumstance will you be left alone in a code. You have more of a chance of getting run over by the crowd that will be rushing in. Take a deep breath and enjoy your time there, it's a great learning experience!