As the internship program has progressed, interns have received greater opportunities to observe what goes on throughout the hospital, and greater variety in what they are permitted to see. As high-schoolers, they are able to view the same procedures that med students are seeing for the first time during their residencies. Here, interns discuss specific procedures they had the opportunity to observe during the summer of 2009, and the effects they had.
During a rapid response, I watched respiratory therapists save a lady who was going into shock and seizing from having low blood sugar. It was amazing how quickly they worked and were able to save this woman.