Kristle Akau is a recent ADN graduate and a current RN-to-BSN student. Kristle is also the Resolutions Chairperson for the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA).
Finishing up a nursing program during a pandemic was not only challenging, but also uncertain as students, faculty, and institutions fought to meet the required clinical hours for graduation. Listen to our full conversation
to learn how Kristle and those in her cohort pushed past their limits to be successful.
We also discuss:
- The week-by-week, then hour-by-hour, changes at the beginning of the pandemic
- Clinical simulation
- Showing up and being vulnerable
- The benefits of service opportunities
And much more…