Exceptional learning facility.
Pros: Great environment to advance experiences in nurse practice.
Cons: Intervals for evaluations.
Assignment of 4-6 patients, complete or assisted nursing care, including but not limited to; admission, transfer, discharge, physical examination.
Medication and blood products administration,wound care and emotional support. Interaction with family members, doctors and other disciplinaries.Worked acute care and step-down. I learned to work with VAD, and transplant patients and patients on vents.
Mentored new RN grads, L.P.Ns and Nursing Assistants. performed numerous tasks with other team-members.
The hardest part was saying goodbye to patients who did not make it. Most enjoyable part was discharging a patient home.