Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Back in...

The opening line to my textbook today read:
"Knowledge does not keep any better than fish."

And that's what I can testify to after day one of my fourth year, after a year off.

But oh, was it worth it.

Today was orientation in the psychiatric ward of the hospital. A pretty light day with my only patient interaction being with a 350 pound man who thirty minutes earlier threatened the life of himself and the attending physician across the room. I was unaware of these threats until a nurse saw me bump into him in the lock-down hallway on my way to the bathroom.

The rest of the blessed day was spent reading for tomorrow's activities.

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