hardships and happiness will always be my keys to my success.
When was the last time I blog about “what’s happening on me?” theme? Shot! After the release of boards, I went to manila to have my ivt training at the university of Santo Thomas hospital. After a month I was able to be a trainee in a tertiary hospital here in pangasinan. I had three choices and options, to stay in the hospital, be somewhere but then having no income or stay here with my family and work, have a little allowance to use in a monthly basis.( NEED NOT TO ELABORATE) So I decided to stay here, besides mom asked me to stay here just for a year maybe. I faced people who are not so… (I don’t want to say anything negative so you know what I mean). So maybe you are asking me what your drama is anyway. You lived with your parents; you have no reasons to save some of your money everything is libre. But, every day I go to work I’m not excited as I did when I was in the hospital. I was not such passionate compare with my first exposure as a registered nurse, I don’t know. I just want to move months faster so I could end my contract in the government. I am not happy. I feel I was standing on a stagnant water and wasn’t able to learn how to surf with the flows of water. There is no self-fulfillment. I want to grow more as individual. I want to explore my capabilities more. On the early month I had a problem dealing with patients, because we were taking care of the whole community eh. There are some who are annoying and irritating and i wasn’t expose with that such kind of people, when I was in college when I’m irritated with somebody I just don’t talk with him but in my work I need to entertain this kind of people because they are my patients so my personality as a hot headed, being a dominant, hot tempered rises. And I cannot control it the moment I talk with them, so I got so many complains in the office. I talked with my boss, had a little advices from her and gocha. After several weeks she said I have some improvements. Maybe? I don’t know.in my nature of work, There are so many people you need to understand their way of thinking, their “level” of thinking not necessary as the patients but as the whole environment per se. I just don’t want to be stock there and be stagnant like the other people there. There are some people who are good, the one who I learned some things like, “kung magpapatalo ka adding, wala ka” and “wag mo ilevel ang sarili mo sa kanila” they can handle themselves from the environment because they know how to move in some other place. Bihasa na sila. As a beginner it’s not advisable for you to stay where you may not find a little “good soil for you to grow”. It’s like seed, you need to plant it in a loam (ow eff I forgot my biology! Sand clay? Whatever. What is the best soil for the seeds? That’s it!) So it may grow as beautiful as like the others, then if the plant can now survive for itself she can now expose with the different types of soil and be able stand and be beautiful as it is. What I learn from school is whatever the things you want to do you must start with the BEST foundation. 7 months more.. but I think, I will learned good things too. *sigh.
REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN
MUNICIPALITY OF ASINGAN
RURAL HEALTH UNIT
Subj: Minutes of the monthly meeting held on February 26, 2013 at the RHU I-main.
I. The meeting was called to order by Doctor Ronnie S. Tomas at 2:00 PM followed by a short prayer led by Madam Lily.
II. Roll Call. All the midwives, RNHeals, RHMPP, Nurses and staffs answered the roll call except Ms. Nenita L. Romero and Mr. Jerchie Aclera.
III. Reading and approval of the previous minutes. Ms. Mercado read the minutes prior for today’s session/meeting.
With no more comment, revision or correction of the previous minutes and on motion of Dr. Tomas, the previous minutes was approved.
IV. Calendar of Bussiness.
1. Nutrition program. Doctor Tomas asked about the updates on the percentage of the underweight. Madam Vicky suggested that there must be a distribution of Vitamins before having the monthly OPT to increase the percentage of Normal weight children in different areas.
2. Population program. Madam Nieves cleared that there is a certain Botika sa Barangay that sells Contraceptive Pills and other Family Planning commodities on lower price. Buying users must be listed. The forms of The botika operators and the midwives must be the same for monitoring purposes. There must be prepared master list of regular users and current users of Family Planning commodities for the expansion. The expansion is based on the botika sa barangay’s performance and records.
Madam Sharon updated us that the RH Bill turns into law as the President Aquino signed last December 28, 2012. It states in RA 10354 on the reproductive law, that We should provide Pre-natal Care and enhance more the Reproductive Health Care Services. Promotion of Responsible Parenthood. We are also obliged to monitor the pregnant employees.
Philhealth. There must be evaluation of the NHTS member and having philhealth ID’s that comes from Gov. Espino, that makes it a double entry. The Philhealth from Gov. Espino must be returned, same as the LGU recipients. The LGU sponsored Philhealths has no ID’s yet.
NHTS and 4p’s. No master list of CCT member, The RN Heals asked the Municipal link but she showed a letter that contains that the issuance of the list must be requested from the provincial. The letter was made and sent on the office of the DSWD. Distribution of Pills and DMPA must be the NHTS. It was reported also that during the meeting of the 4p’s the midwives and the RN heals were not informed and included. There are also monthly stocks of medicine provided for the CCT members. The Patients must check by dr. tomas first before availing the said medicines.
3. Infectious Control. Madam arlyn reported the case detection rate. Sputum collection policy; 2 sputum specimen and 1 hour interval. If there is a diagnosis of one positive, the patient may start the medication. TB patient must be on tutok gamutan. There must be also a monthly follow-up sputum collection for 18-24 mos. Vitamin B complex must be distributed on the TB patients, Mask are provided to for them. Leprosy patients refused to take their vitamins. One of them reported pregnant . Doctor Tomas advised that the midwives must visit the patients. Animal bites must be reported.
4. Pregnancy. Irons are out of supply. Calcium Lactate may be given anytime during pregnancy.
*Note: Calcium lactate and Iron should not be taken on the same time, because Iron may bind to other minerals in your GI tract, which may prevent them from being absorbed. The amount of minerals you absorb from your supplements may decrease. Do not take your iron supplement within 1 hour before or 2 hours after products containing calcium, manganese, tin, or zinc.
Delivery. The assigned midwife that will be responsible of delivery on her sector if not available on that said date, the midwife must endorse the case on the other midwife present on the rhu. For the amount of delivery, SSS members will be paying 2, 500. Philhealth member and NHTS will be charge any amount,
5. EPI. Rota Virus – out of stock. NO heap 2 and 3 once started Penta. MMR is available.
6. Other matters.
a. The subjective on the admission form must be the verbalization of the patient.
b. Healthy lifestyle. Once a year there must be a blood donation.
c. Issues and concern. The DTR of the RNHEALS must be countersigned by their respective midwives before passing on Dr. Tomas.
V. Adjournment. The session was adjouned at 4:05 PM.
I worked on writing the minutes. Oh I hate being the secretary during the session. I’m pointing someone. but then Doctor said ” Miss Viray, come over. be the secretary” I can’t help but to make face in front of them. I hate taking down notes. -_- the eff. I want to be a WRITER not a SECRETARY. gashhung! ampness!
The Gift of Insults
There once lived a great warrior. Though quite old, he still was able to defeat any challenger. His reputation extended far and wide throughout the land and many students gathered to study under him.
One day an infamous young warrior arrived at the village. He was determined to be the first man to defeat the great master. Along with his strength, he had an uncanny ability to spot and exploit any weakness in an opponent. He would wait for his opponent to make the first move, thus revealing a weakness, and then would strike with merciless force and lightning speed. No one had ever lasted with him in a match beyond the first move. Much against the advice of his concerned students, the old master gladly accepted the young warrior’s challenge.
As the two squared off for battle, the young warrior began to hurl insults at the old master. He threw dirt and spit in his face. For hours he verbally assaulted him with every curse and insult known to mankind. But the old warrior merely stood there motionless and calm. Finally, the young warrior exhausted himself. Knowing he was defeated, he justify feeling shamed.
Somewhat disappointed that he did not fight the insolent youth, the students gathered around the old master and questioned him. “How could you endure such an indignity? How did you drive him away?”
“If someone comes to give you a gift and you do not receive it,” the master replied, “to whom does the gift belong?”