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Medical Admission - Essay Example
Author : vivien54
Pages 4 (1004 words)
[Your full name] [Instructor’s full name] September 05, 2011 Admission Essay It was seven in the morning at a government hospital in Medellin, Colombia. Dr. Isaza and I were getting prepared for the first surgery of the day. Unfortunately, it took me the longest to get ready because I kept touching things I was not supposed to touch before entering the operating room…
The surgery went well and Dr. Isaza allowed me to put in the last stitch to close the incision. I was feeling very embarrassed because it took me the longest to scrub into surgery, so I decided that I needed to leave the surgery first to get a head start preparing for the next surgery. In addition, I wanted to grab a cup of coffee to help wake me up. I was still wearing the surgical hat and smock as I passed through the double doors of the entrance of the surgical wing. While I was passing through the doors, an older man approached me and asked if Catalina was okay. He had the look of worry and fear in his eyes. I did not know what to say because I was not a doctor. Before I could say anything, the rest of his family members, who were sitting on the chairs lining the hallway, got up and approached me. All of them with the same look of fear and concern asked me questions about Catalina. I was not sure if I should say anything, but I felt the need to say something to comfort them during what must have been the longest hour of their lives. I told them the operation went well and Catalina was going to be just fine. Their eyes and faces immediately became full of joy and happiness. They hugged me, thanked me, and the mother and grandmother even kissed me. ...