October 5th, 2010

water lily, lotus

Day 16 as Nursing Student


pre-0715 - Left home
0800 - Arrived at school; last minute studying with friends for Concepts exam
0900 - Concepts: Exam!
1030 - Break
1045 - Concepts: Lecture over communication
1200 - Lunch at the TNSA meeting catered by Escalante's; Hurst Review for NCLEX
1330 - Cramming with friends for Assessment quiz
1400 - Assessment: Quiz! Ick, think I did horribly, but at least I know I won't be failing the class (yet!). Lecture over thorax/lungs and breast/regional lymphatics.
1600 - Classes over for the day; went to computer lab to print off notes, check email, etc.
1700 - Left school
  • Current Mood
    drained drained
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water lily, lotus

Day 17 as Nursing Student

0607 - Left home; traffic was terrible; 2 wrecks; thought I'd never make it on time for clinical
0720 - Arrived at K-- Hospital; last one to arrive but glad that I was there on time. Orientation to the hospital; filled out a whole bunch of paperwork throughout the day; worked on eMar on computer (which took forever); toured the units in a scavenger hunt form; met some of the unit staff; practiced vital signs on machine
1245 - Lunch; post-conference
1323 - Left hospital; homeward-bound to get gas for my car!

My allergies are acting up today. It's always been extremely mild to nonexistent since I was a kid. Now for the past couple of days, I've been so groggy, drowsy, and sniffling. At several times, I couldn't even breathe. I'll blame it on the change of weather. Thank goodness for Benadryl.