I’m allocated to an orthopaedics ward that made me very anxious as I’m a medical nurse, however, 2 weeks later, I’m still breathing.
As a surgical ward, it is very fast and busy. People come and go. There could be 8 discharges and 5 admissions in a day. So just need to speed up yourself. Work is more like running on a treadmill.
The ratio of nurses to patients is about 2:8~12 , depending on the number of discharges.
Continue reading #IRON WK 7-8, I’m still breathing- Routine for nurses in the ward.
Today I am going to share my top 5 apps for nursing students.
Those apps can be really helpful for someone who doesn’t speak English or is lack of working experiences.
So let’s check it out 😀
Continue reading 5 MUST use App for nursing students!!
I finally finished the last week of theory, time again amazingly flies faster than we realised. 1/3 of the course has passed, and there is an unknown future in front of me again.
Continue reading IRON week 4 summary #Review ISBAR #Communication
How are you guys going?
I just realised there are plenty of public holidays in April here, eg. Good Friday, Easter Monday, and Anzac day.
Continue reading #IRON week 3 Medication administration
It has been a crazy busy week for the week 2. 7 assignments and 3 skill assessments. The work seems like it can never be finished.
Not surprisingly that everything is always slightly different here.
BLS stands for Basic Life Support, as many of us probably very familiar with it.
Continue reading #IRON week2 BLS Oz version
Before I turn on my study mode, I just would love to share my little experience here today.
I mave have mentioned before that Clinical assessment or I would call it PE is very important in the medical settings. Because this is one of essential skill to find out the problems before the critical situation shown.
Continue reading IRON clinical skill assessment review #ISBAR communication tool #Oxygen therapy
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So far, we have learnt about doing a physical assessment in oz way. Nursing is really independent here, they can prescribe panadol, oxygen, urinanalysis under her professional assessment.
I’m still finding my way to fit in the shose.