Currently, I’m working towards to get state certify as an EMT basic. It’s a lot of work and studying, I actually have fun in lab because my instructor makes it fun. And as part of the course grade, we have to attend clinical rotations. Great, is all I can tell myself because that’s one thing that I didn’t actually think we’ll have to do. Of course, I should of know about it because it is a state course. Anyway I sign up for my first 24 hours clinical rotation a while back during my fall break. And as a new regulation we need at least 5 patients contact, I only need one more and will be going back for 12 more hours this coming Friday and the following Friday.
Growing up watching hospital soap operas or movies always make the work seems to fascinating, but really it’s not like that at all. My very first day as at clinical was awful, actually all three days were awful. I was just kind of like thrown into a truck and very confuse. I didn’t know when it was my preceptor’s turn to go out for a call. I asked the first day but of course the guy only told me I’ll know when my preceptor is going because they all take turn receiving call. Actually, I was really intimidated because as soon as I walk in no one didn’t really seem to care about my presence except for a few paramedics. I don’t know if that’s really the nature of paramedics since they don’t get paid at all for doing this, but really I just wanted to go home.
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