Personal Narrative: A Career As Student Nurses

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Last week at clinical it was my turn to administer oral meds. I successfully obtained all of my patient’s medications then I proceeded to her room, knocked on the door. Next I introduced myself checked my 2 patient identifiers and verified her allergy. Then I explained why I was there and what I was there to do. I proceeded to continue with my med pass and in the middle of the procedure I realized I forgotten to draw the privacy curtain. Instead of pausing right then and there to pull the curtain, I thought it was too late to provide my patient with the dignity and respect she deserved. For some strange reason this important step is sometimes forgotten. Maybe because as student nurses, we are so consumed by providing thorough assessments,
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