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Year 3

I have started Year3 and am more scared than excited. Unlike how I usually feel when starting a new academic year -very exciting and look forward. I am now having the introductory lectures on how the attachments (placements) and the assessments are going to be as well as refreshing examination skills. From next week, I'll be starting the year3-proper. Seriously, I am kinda panicking as to how I should study, to what depth I should read before going to the attachments and so on. The first one is at Portsmouth on Paediatrics for 5 weeks. Just realising that I didn't begin this post with any kind of hi hello. Just jumped to the point straight away. Hmmm...I wonder how Dr Pratap is keeping his blog updated almost everyday between the busy schedule. I really wish I blog like him and hope that I never give up.

Previous years went with lectures and a few clinical sessions but this is totally different. The whole year is going to be attachments, traveling etc. Yes I do like traveling but not this type of having wake up so early to give myself 40-50 minutes to get to the hospital and finish late and again another hour to get back. I have cribbed about having to travel to portsmouth last year too. I don't know why they like me in particular to travel Portsmouth every year. Random allocations system hates me. Grrrr. However, in a way I am glad about hearing that Portsmouth is good at teaching Paeds. On the other hand, I have been almost petrified with comments on how harsh and insulting the consultants can get. And this is not just a news for me but I have seen this and I honestly agree with it.
As for now, I am kinda lost and don't know where to start. Everyone is so into reading and preparing for the attachments. Wish me luck.
God help.Take care all :)


Priya Joyce said…
i nevr knew tat u r just a yr older than me heheh...I mean i am in sec yr..n u in third :P:P
ps:) gonna come bak to read the rest of the post latr :):)
Vani said…
U'll bine Sanu. U do ur thing as usual nd u'll be the BEST! :)) U go gal :)

I'll be starting my 3rd year clinicals this November. Till then I'm goin to rest..Others have already started reading nd preparing..:))

And yeah dont stop blogging..Ask Pratap for tips on how to blog even in the midst of damn busy appointments nd xams..I wonder how he manages dat :))
brocasarea said…
clinics r quite interesting..just make a list of most common cases first and study them in and in paeds-puem,diarr,vaccination etc...

abt blogging i just soend 1/2an hour and write off aht i want...its not a qn of time and al...just tht i find time for it...

wish u good luck..[keep posting abt clinics okk!]
Anonymous said…
aww good luck and hope u enjoy the placements. also plz dont think abt giving up ur blogs.

Naima xx
Hemanth Potluri said…
just relax saranya u will be just fine and everything in studies and clinics will go on fine :)...just dont tense urself...and ...blogging u dont have stop it just take sometime and put a note of ur staus :)...that will do it all :)..


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