Hey guys! My name is Christine, you might have come across one or two of my previous blogs, such as my ‘What I wish I knew before starting my placement in the Operating Theatre’ blog. If you haven’t, you might want to check them out to gain some useful insight into what this amazing course has to offer. I have just completed my first term of third-year as a student nurse on the Adult Nursing course. Being a third-year student, I think I am finally eligible to say that I have completed a fair number of placements in my day. Hence, I finally feel qualified to bring you my ‘Placement Survival Guide’.
Getting the news A few months ago, I was told that my next placement would be in Theatre. I had very mixed feelings about this news. Throughout my previous placement, there were times when I longed to understand the operations my patients would undergo when they left the ward for their scheduled surgeries. I wanted … Continue reading What I wish I knew before starting my placement in the Operating Theatre
I’m Felix, a second year student studying Nursing (Mental Health) BSc at The University of York. I hope you enjoyed my last video about a day in my life! Health Sciences is a great place and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time here so far. To help you get excited about York, I’ve made a video about my three … Continue reading 3 things to look forward to about Nursing at York
It’s a cold day in December, my alarm goes off at 05.30 and I rush to catch the bus ready for another day on placement. The sky is still dark and the cold hits my face. As I arrive, handover begins and I hear everything from bronchitic babies to overdosing teenagers – no two days are the … Continue reading My life as a nursing student!