Learn while your are working.
Pros: a lot of continue education, inservices.
A typical day at work begins of the care of at least two patients. As an intensive care unit we receive patients from all world with different condition, either fetal condition or mother conditions. Able to interpretate fetal monitor and evaluate variations, mother monitor. Work with a lot of emotions, hard emotions. give emotional and spiritual support. I have learned a lot because Walter Reed is a teaching hospital, work with students, interns, residents, learn while their learn. Excellent management , people on call in case of need. An excellent co-workers, compromise, responsible, as a soldier with figth for life, and on call 24 hours a day. We get along so well. The hardest part of the job, emotions, waiting for a sick baby, and try do the best, for mom, baby and family, Goal, healthy mom, healthy baby and healthy family, and no matter the circunstances try hard for life. The hardest part when the baby die, or mom die. The most enjoyable part of the job, the learn, the satisfaction of doing the best for the benefit of patient and go home with the satisfaction that you did the job that you have to do. Thanks God.