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
Dec 24, '05Joined: Nov '05; Posts: 11; Likes: 2During 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!