Without a doubt Related Learning Experience in the nursing field is the whacked thing ever. I mean, sure, they teach you the basics but what they fail to tell you is the reality.
They don’t tell you that patients WILL resist and almost even kill you for trying to stick a nasogastric tube up your nose.
They don’t tell you that in almost every setting family will be around watching your very move criticizing you for every minute detail.
They don’t tell you that it hurts. That it doesn’t just hurt for the patient but most especially for the people having to watch it.
I just wish that they gave us at least a heads up. I learned the hard way the return demos do not justify the real thing. We might as well be prepared and presented with the reality of such…