One word to describe our Nursing Skills Faire: EXCEPTIONAL!
The Nursing Skills Faire is an event in which all nursing students have a chance to practice their skills. Students from all semester get to interact with each other and share their ideas. It is an event that had just recently been started and it has a great future in our nursing program. I had a great time practicing my skills including attempting to place in an IV line, tracheostomy care, etc. I also had a chance to teach fellow nursing students information about interpreting laboratory tests.
Overall it was a great experience for me and hopefully for all the other nursing students and faculty involved. I hope to attend the next Nursing Skills Faire.
IV Station getting ready.
Practicing IV insertions on a “dummy” arm.
Getting quick lecture on chest tube management by a clinical instructor.
Chest xray interpretation by a clinical instructor.
Clinical instructor assisting a nursing student.
Successful IV insertion close up.
Practicing blood IV infusion.
Practicing at the foley catheter station.
Clinical instructor assisting nursing student with utilizing the bag-valve-mask.
Crowd of nursing students practicing at the PICC line station.
Practicing tracheostomy care.
Practicing more PICC line dressing change close up.
Looking for a vein to insert an IV.
IV after being successfully inserted.
More foley catheter practice.
ME doing some tracheostomy care.