Reflective Essay On Registered Nurses

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As I reflect on my medication pass, I not only realize the lessons I learned, but also the things I will take with me with me for a lifetime. This was quite the experience of learning and lessons to become a registered nurse, so as I began my day, I began by looking up my patient’s medication. I would be passing in the MAR – on the computer. This is where I proceeded to check for allergies (medicine and relevant food), this should be done every time you give a medication. The instructor said ok are you ready? Reluctantly, I say yes, and instantly I feel all my blood rush to my head and I began to shake ,the instructor and I go into the medication room and open a machine called a Pyxis, the Pyxis holds the medications in a certain drawer…show more content…
The instructor also had me do an IV medication, I verified the doctor order to the MAR and I identified the patient by the ID band. I proceeded to spike the IV bag and the Antibiotic I was giving piggyback, this is my first time doing this and I enjoyed learning how to program and set the IV pump, plus giving an IV medication Over all this medication experience was and eye opener, of how important it is to always follow the six right of medication and never be over confident in giving a medication. It was also a learning experience on how to do a medication pass and why every student should do this prior to becoming a nurse and it is not only an experience but lessons that I will carry and take with me throughout my
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