Zee and Tiffany attending AACN

Nursing students take a trip back East

OHSU StudentSpeak is pleased to share this guest post from two OHSU senior nursing students.  Spring break this year was a little cold (27 degrees Fahrenheit to be exact). However it was one...

Clinical Reflection in Nursing

Students are asked to write reflections as part of their nursing curriculum. Recently, the students were asked to read an article and compose a response based on what they were experiencing in the...

A nurse in patient clothing

Nursing students make terrible patients. More specifically, I make a terrible patient.  In my role as a student nurse I am an advocate, a supporter, and a teacher.  This summer, however, the tables...

Lessons from camp

Recently I had the opportunity to volunteer with Camp M.D., a week-long camp sponsored by Southern Oregon University for young students interested in healthcare careers. OHSU SON Ashland participates...

Shakespeare on nursing

The other day a friend of mine asked me about graduation. I’ve been counting down to graduation since September of 2010. Yet, in that moment, it hit me that my classmates and I are now  incoming...

Nurses’ health study

This quarter, I am embracing Population-Based Nursing 410.  This term requires us nursing students to step out into the community and take a look around at health disparities and the like.  As I...

Moral edification

487 days down, 505 days to go.  I’m not quite sure how precise that particular statistic is, but I feel that it still illustrates my point.  My classmates and I are nearly halfway through our...