First Clinical Tomorrow!!!

  1. Yup, so it's fianlly here! I'm scared outta my mind!!!! I feel soooooooo unprepared & still am awful @ BP (no matter how much i have practiced). I dunno, we'll see. I just want the w/e to be here already!
    Last edit by crazylilkelly on Sep 12, '06
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    About crazylilkelly

    Joined: Feb '05; Posts: 378; Likes: 24
    Cardiac RN, BSN; from US
    Specialty: 1 year(s) of experience in OB, Cardiac

    5 Comments

  3. by   Jennerizer
    Good luck! It won't be as bad as you're thinking, but it's normal to be nervous.

    Jen
  4. by   RN1263
    are you first semester?.....if so, your instructor knows you are scared and unsure of yourself, don't worry it won't be that bad!
    advice-ask questions, look professional, & try your hardest! your instructor will notice these things, even if you think she doesn't.
  5. by   BeccaznRN
    Best of luck to you! It will go by fast and not to worry - you'll get better at all of your skills as you go through clinicals.
  6. by   AuntieRN
    Good luck. Try not to worry and most of all remember to breath....that was the best advice my first semester instructor gave us. Your instructors know you are nervous and scared. It will be ok. Remember also if you do not know something or do not understand something ask. The only stupid questions are the ones you do not ask. It is better to ask again and again then it is to harm your patients.
  7. by   NCVegRN
    Remember - act confident and smile. The patient has no idea it's your first day! Don't hesitate - take that first step into the patient's room and it'll all just flow from there.

    Good luck!

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