Follow a day in the life of recent graduate nurses Courtney Fermanis from early morning crossfit to door-knocking as an outreach immunisation nurse for her iwi.
5.30 AM WAKE: Waking up is probably the most difficult part of my day, especially when it’s dark and the weather’s miserable. However, the thought of missing crossfit motivates me to roll out of bed and chuck on gym clothes. Crossfit has got to be the most intense workout I have ever done, but the satisfaction of completing something impossible always puts me in good spirits and in perfect stead to tackle the day ahead. After a quick dash home, I rampage around the house hoping to find something decent to wear and then I’m out the door by 8.25am.
8.30 AM START WORK WITH MEETINGS: I’m finally at work and, if I managed to find clothes, I’ve made it on time. I love coming into work, seeing my work colleagues and hearing about their weekend adventures. Monday mornings are the best because we have a staff meeting and, as I’m last to report on my upcoming week, I’ve got enough time to eat breakfast. By the time the second meeting for the morning is underway, I’m really awake. We discuss up and coming groups, transports, health promotion and events etc.
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