I had the best clinical day

  1. I had an awesome day today. We are working on a PCU unit and we are usually on the floor at 6:30. Well my patient desided to pull out his foley and I helped the night nurse because he was a mess. So my day started at 6:15. He had an NG tube, a feeding tube, had ulcer repair surgery so he needed dressing changes, restraints posey and wrist, numerous IV meds, heprin injection, and insulin. I worked my butt off and enjoyed every minute of it. He also had a PICC line of which I had not worked with yet. I seen so much in this one patient today than I did all last semester. I did not get off the floor till after 1 pm (we are usually off at noon) and did not have a break. I loved it. I like to keep so busy and before I knew it it was time to go. I love second year!
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    Specialty: RN in LTC


  3. by   suzy253
    Good for you! I hope you continue to learn a lot!
  4. by   fmrnicumom
    Wow! Sounds like an awesome chance to learn a lot! Keep it up, and keep that attitude, and you'll be an amazing nurse.

  5. by   Sun*shine
    wow sounds like you've had an awesome shift!! i can go days and not feel like i've learnt a single thing on placements. hope your next few ones are just as buzzing.
  6. by   southernbelle08
    Sounds like you had an awesome day! Hope the next ones are just as interesting for you!