A Great Combo: Food Poisoning and My First Clinical Day!

I got food poisoning this week when I finally had me time. Sighs…… when I was laying in bed, it reminded me of my last food poisoning on my first clinical day in the OR….. I can still remember vividly the night before my first clinical day in the OR. It all happened when I…

Students and the Darn Grades

“What should I write in my blog this week?” I asked myself this morning on the way to work. I feel that it is time for me to write about SRNAs and their grades since it has been on my mind for a while. I have been teaching a class to SRNAs this semester. It made me…

CRNA School and Kids

This is the topic that I haven’t tackled which I should have a while ago. I am sure you have wondered whether it is possible to get through the school when you have a family and small kids. Dealing with the demands of anesthesia school and parenthood simultaneously is by no means easy. But it is doable….

The Attitude — the Key to Becoming A Superstar

I hope this blog finds you well. This is a lessen I learned albeit a little too late in my clinical training. I am sharing this with you hoping that you can become the superstar that I once wanted to become as a SRNA. Most of CRNAs to be are type A people, a very few…

Bad Chemistry: It Is not You; It Is Them.

  There are always some preceptors whom you don’t look eye to eye throughout your training. They give you lots of grieves and make your life miserable.  The purpose of their existence is a test to see if you can go through the program besides the didactic part. They make you question yourself and your…

Why Am I not Getting That Specialty Rotation????!!!!

  This is the topic I have always wanted to discuss. I feel that there is a great need to let you know my experience so that you can take your stress off. As a student, we all wanted to have the best clinical rotations where we can get all those speciality rotations such as…