Here we discuss the peculiarities of OSCE exams in the UK for overseas midwives.
The pandemic brought a lot of set backs and uncertainty in registration and progress, exam and test expiry, however the NMC has made subtle changes to help with this check out the details in the video above.
The NMC the regulatory body of nurses in uk has made some concessions and extention in dates for revalidation of nurses to accommodate the uncertainties of the period.
The video gives details of these concessions.
~~ Where’s the doctor, you’re just the nurse.
I’m just a nurse.
I just found an irregular heart beat that requires a pace maker.
I just caught a baby as it entered this world.
I just held a dying man’s hand as he passed.
I just told a woman her husband has died.
I just got vomit on my shirt but didn’t flinch.
I just taught a new dad how to settle a screaming infant.
I just healed a chronic ulcer after 6 months of wound care.
I just got punched by a drug intoxicated patient.
I just helped a patient walk on their new hip.
I just delivered pain relief to a grown man crying in agony.
I just vaccinated an at risk child from meningococcal.
I just consoled a co worker because she’s burntout.
I just took away an elderly mans licence, his independence, because his vision is failing.
I just got yelled at, by a man who’s had to wait 20 minutes, to be seen.
I just skipped my lunch, again, because the Dr was running late.
I just hugged a stranger because they’re an exhausted carer.
I just learnt basic Mandarin phrases so I could greet and assess a patient.
I just coded a patient, and lost them.
I just wore PPE for 8 hours straight and didn’t complain.
I just cleaned up shit with a smile on my face.
I just got undermined by a Dr in front of a patient.
I just started early.
I just finished late.
I just held back tears until I reached the store room.
I just heard my patient say they’re suicidal.
I just pulled out of my kids school assembly as we’re understaffed.
I just got a smile from a little girl in the supermarket.
I do a job everyone needs but only a few will do.
So go on, say I’m just a nurse.
You are not just a nurse, you are a life saver, a joy, a smile,a sacrifice, you are more, appreciate yourself even if mo one does. I see you.
We are nurses and we are strong!!