Here at Campbell, we like to make PA school as fun as we can. Before I started, I would hear horror stories about never getting sleep and not having a life. Well, I’m happy to report that my experience has been quite the opposite and I am so glad that I chose this awesome program.
That being said, one of our surgery assignments last semester was to make an instructional video on a surgical procedure. You could be as creative as you wanted. Some took the more “vanilla” approach while others made it a huge production. This was my first experience using iMovie and it makes editing incredibly easy (yet still a little time consuming if you’re a perfectionist like I am). Let me also add that I have a whole new appreciation for actors because memorizing lines in front of the camera is hard work!
Many of my classmates go above & beyond and yesterday was no different when they hosted the 3rd Annual Academy Awards (Surgery Edition). The hostesses were wearing fancy dresses, made a slideshow of the nominees & winners, and we had sandwiches catered. They even had little Oscar trophies for us! Sadly it was dark in there and I didn’t get any pictures, but I will share with you my video just in case you want to learn how to insert an IV (it’s not gross, I promise!).