Can you advise this student nurse?
“I got off on the wrong foot with this placement when my uni told them I’d be arriving a week later than I actually was.
“I even rang beforehand, but whoever I spoke to clearly took no interest, so when I turned up on what should have been my first day I was told off as if I was a child for getting the dates wrong.
“It’s gone downhill from there.
“They make no secret that I’m in the way and as I’m first-year they don’t trust me to do anything. I’m on outpatients so there’s not a lot I can do off my own volition.
“The only way I’m meeting my learning outcomes is by doing spoke placements as much as I can, but one of the nurses accused me of trying to “cheat the system” by looking for opportunities to spend time off the unit.
“Any tips for getting through the next five weeks?!”
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