My Day At A Hospital Essay

855 Words Sep 7th, 2016 4 Pages
Observations Most people would think spending a day at a hospital would be a boring day, but I am not like most people. My day spent at the ProMedica Toledo Hospital, located at 2142 N. Cove Blvd, Toledo, Ohio 43606, was nothing less than extraordinary, especially being in the emergency room. When I walked through the doors on April 26, 2016, I never knew I would be more sure about the career I am pursuing after I left that day. A bubbly and upbeat nurse was quick to greet me. Nurse Kate is a registered nurse in the state of Ohio with a BSN and currently working on her Masters. She would be the person I would be shadowing that day. She led me in and out of all the emergency rooms for 10 hours. The rooms were a life-less blue color with typical hospital beds that could be transported anywhere in the hospital if need be. The grayish tile on the floor looked almost new. A curtain acted like a door but unlike most emergency rooms there were walls separating the rooms. HIPPA laws prevented me from knowing a lot of personally information. From a patient’s perspective it was a good thing. All sorts of accidents, injuries, and unneeded hospital visits walked in and out of the emergency room. Anything from a little cough to chest pains to broken bones, I was interested in it all.

Analysis Seeing what a nurse goes through in a day gave a whole new meaning to the job. Nurse Kate showed me a perspective that I would have never seen if I had not shadowed her. She was…

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