Back to Funland

As I share most of the feelings and experiences that Katariina wrote about in her last blog post, I won’t copy all that in here but I still want to share some of my own thoughts. For me this exchange was an experience that I had longed for since my secondary school times. I have…

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Home sweet home

I have been home for couple of weeks now. The Christmas evening, new years evening and all those parties are all behind and it’s time to continue normal life. What is normal life for me? Studying of course, but also working in the local pharmacy, friends and gym. Feelings in the airport of Malta were…

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Freetime pt.2

This is the second post about our freetime in Malta. In the previous post we told You about traditional Maltese food (rabbit), our Halloween happenings and the Gozo weekend. That’s not all. Thanks for the University’s student organizations, we had a lot to do in our freetime. Here are some examples we did during those 3…

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Assisting the surgeons

After spending almost two weeks with different anaesthetic nurses in different operating theatres we got allocated with couple of scrub nurses and circulating nurses. Usually in the OT there is one scrub nurse assisting the surgeons and at least two circulating nurses who assist the scrub nurse. Those three nurses then change places during the…

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Hello from the other side

For a nice change: a post about our life outside the hospital; the famous and precious freetime. The rabbit meal In October, we went with two Norwegian friends to Charlie’s Inn, a restaurant famous for its rabbit meals. The rabbit is traditional Maltese food, you can find whole rabbits from meat desks in the supermarkets….

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Womanhood in our hands

Now we have started our last placement in Mater Dei hospital. The last but not the worst. In the beginning we thought that we would never like to work in the operative side. But after these couple of weeks our mind is starting to change… 🙂 There’s 20 different kind of operating theatres with their…

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Visitors from Finland

On the same week me and Katariina finished our placement in the pediatrics there was an autumn holiday in Finland so my boyfriend arrived here in Malta. For that week I lived like real tourist without worrying about my next placement. On Monday we had to work with Katariina but in afternoon when we came…

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Ending of the first placement

About a week and half ago we managed to finish our pediatric placement in Disneyland ward. For the last week we only had to do two working days which left us lots of free time. During the time we spent in Disneyland we saw many many many times when children were cannulated or the doctors…

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