Nurse Misconceptions

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On Monday the 29th of February, a professional speech was done by Danielle Premo RN, BSN, a clinical coordinator-nursing at Saginaw Valley State University, in Health Science class (HS200). The speech was about her experiences in nursing as a colleagues and as an employee. Also, she talked about the do’s and don’ts when a person wants to be a nurse, and why she preferred SVSU to study in it. Moreover, she mentioned some of the popular misconception about nursing, where the nurses work, and what they do. She started with her personal experiences of why she chose nursing. Since she was a child, she always wanted to be in a health care to take care of people. Therefore, she studied pre-med at first. When she was a freshman, she got married and …show more content…
There is simulation intergraded curriculum to provide real life experience in a safe environment. Something important that SVSU does is interdisciplinary education, and it’s cheaper than other schools. Furthermore, she mentioned some of the misconception about nursing such as they’re doctor assistant, only work at hospital, not smart enough, and they’ve lots of overtime. What is true is that they collaborate with physician, save patients’ lives, and only 60% of them work at hospitals. Also, they sometimes don’t have time to eat or use restroom. In fact, nurses could work at medical suppliers, insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, and universities and schools. What nurses do, depend on where they work. For instance, when they work at hospitals, they do such as assessing patients’ status, caring for patients and their family members, and comforting dying patients and their families. Moreover, they have to have skills like assessment, IV catheter insertion, documentation and etc. Also, they work as a manager of the care team, which include occupational therapist, social worker, and …show more content…
Premo has something that is related to my life that is a childhood dream. When I was a kid a really want to work in health care and help patients. Also, I agree with her that the difficulties in the study make students educated well, but sometimes these difficulties make them overthinking and very stress. Furthermore, I really like what she said about his clinical experience such as what kind of patients did she took care of when she worked at staff down progressive care unit, as well as when she moved to neuro trauma intensive care unit. Moreover, her stories in her work experience really effect me. Specially the story about a young man who came into neuro trauma unit after an injury, and when she talked with his father the day that he knew that his son would not going to make it. Also, she provided information, which I have heard for the first time, about nursing program at Saginaw Valley State University, such as interdisciplinary education that not all nursing schools

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