Posts Categorized: Nurse Interns

Psychiatric Nursing: The Importance of Trust

The beginning of a new internship is always an exciting, yet nerve-racking experience, especially in the medical field. Prior to orientation, I was not sure what to expect. Now, after being immersed in the hustle and bustle of a psychiatric hospital, I can confirm that it is extremely different from the clinical work I’ve done… Read more »

The Golden Standard of Nursing

During internship orientation, we were lectured about optimal patient care, learning how to make each admission experience as smooth as possible. With a high acuity and stressful patient load, nurses often have inadequate time to ensure that patients (and their family members) feel that they have received care that goes above and beyond the call… Read more »

Where I’m Supposed to Be

Nursing is a profession that requires skill, ambition, persistence, and compassion – all of which cannot be derived from a textbook, or learned in a lecture hall. This is why I sought an internship with Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. I knew that this experience would give me the chance to prove that I… Read more »