Cecilia "Cee Cee" Claudio


  

Cecilia "Cee Cee" Claudio

Beaufort County Community College
Washington, NC
United States
Every spare moment this student was in the room checking on the patient and the family, changing the pads under the patient's weeping legs, or repositioning the patient to make any attempt to provide some type of pain relief, as the patient's low blood pressure prevented large doses of pain medication.

The students, in their final semester of school, are assigned to work side by side with a licensed RN. They follow their schedule and work 144 hours, day, night and weekends. This preceptor said this nursing student is a prime example of excellence. The preceptor said Cecilia Claudio's practice reminded her of what genuine compassionate care looks like and through her actions, inspired her personally to be mindful of how a little extra compassion can go a long way. She said one patient was suffering from terminal cancer and had removed herself from hospice and presented to the ED for treatment and pain control. The ED was busy with a high volume of patients. Every spare moment this student was in the room checking on the patient and the family, changing the pads under the patient's weeping legs, or repositioning the patient to make any attempt to provide some type of pain relief, as the patient's low blood pressure prevented large doses of pain medication. This patient had a large family, some in the medical field, many of which commented on the excellent care this Student Nurse provided.