My first Awful PT. any advice? - page 2

Last Friday, one of the PTs I dealt with was a white, 52-year-old female, who was morbidly obease and bedridden. She was admitted for pneumonia. She actually came from a nursing home! I'm struggling... Read More

  1. by   loricatus
    Quote from zsbaby
    Kudos to you for posting your how you really felt!! Alot of people wouldn't have, there are alot of holier than thou people who don't like to admit these kinds of feeling...even though we all feel this way at times. And anybody that tells you they don't is lying!! You are only human!!
    Exactly! It is what we do when we have these feelings that really matters.
  2. by   NoviceRN10
    I work as a student intern in a hospital and I can tell you that I am starting to become jaded after only a few weeks of orientation. I have heart and compassion for my patients, but some of them are out to take advantage and trick you, so no, I don't love all of my patients. Not even a small percentage of them. It's hard to keep a caring attitude when it's not appreciated. I have had mostly great patients in actual school clinicals, though. I've been lucky in that respect!

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