Health Science Student.

A hypertext narrative by

Geneviève Boulay

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Word count: 1802

Choice count: 65

Section count: 40

Image count: 0

Error count: 1

Field Related Analysis:

Nursing : 31 matches (AIDS, disease, professional, operation, body, cancer, clinic, contact, death, Doctor, dose, drug, emotion, Health, heart, hospital, HR, injury, medical, medication, mosquito, occupational, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, position, psychologist, superior, thigh, nursing, sick, pediatrics)

Law/Paralegal-Technology : 30 matches (arrest, arrested, blood, children, club, contact, death, eviction, excepted, family, fine, harassment, hire, injury, interest, lawyer, marriage, misconduct, notice, occupation, office, pension, premium, private, public, sentence, Sexual, truth, visitor, warning)

Tourism : 21 matches (Basic, Beach, Event, Extra, Member, PROFiT, Program, US, apartment, beach, event, inclusive resort, pass, pension, program, resort, stop, times, visitor, waitress, watch)

Target Structure:

flirtation (1 match)

HR (1 match)

internship (5 matches)

learn the ropes (1 match)

misconduct (1 match)

pension (1 match)

premium wage (1 match)

retirement (1 match)

sexual harassment (1 match)

straight A's (1 match)

vacant position (1 match)

wage (2 matches)


Health Science Student.

Its all started after College.

Everything began when I finished College in Health Science. I was wondering if I would apply in Nursing program, Physiotherapy program or Occupational Therapy program. On the other hand, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy program required a high grades in College.

Choice 1 : I apply in Physiotherapy program at Laval University.

Choice 2 : I apply in Occupational Therapy program at Sherbrooke University.

Choice 3 : I apply in Nursing program at Laval University.

Scene 2.

I have not been accepted in Physiotherapy program.

Choice 1 : I go in Nursing program at Laval University.

Choice 2 : I drop school and I go work as a waitress.

Scene 3.

I have been accepted into the Nursing program and I go study at Laval University.

Choice 1 : I love that choice, I graduate and get an internship in a hospital.

Choice 2 : I decide to re-apply in Physiotherapy program.

Scene 4.

I have worked as a waitress at Scores for a year now and my employer gave me a premium wage. But, I still have a low salary that only allows me to pay my basic expenses without more.

Choice 1 : I get married with my current boyfriend, and I have children with him.

Choice 2 : I regret my choices, and I am thinking about going back to school.

Scene 5.

As I was doing my internship at St-Hyacinthe Hospital, a visitor asked me to help his brother to recover from his cancer by giving him a bigger dose of his drug. He offered to give me money in exchange.

Choice 1 : I increase the dose of the patient's medication.

Choice 2 : I refuse and I continue my work.

Scene 6.

I have been accepted into Physiotherapy program. I rented an apartment with my boyfriend next to the university.

Choice 1 : I love that program and I get graduate in Physiotherapy.

Choice 2 : I begin to skip class to pass more time with my lover.

Scene 7.

My superior, Dr. James, has noticed that I am administering a bigger dose of medication to this patient. She asked me why I did not follow her medical recommendations.

Choice 1 : I lie by telling her that It wasn't me.

Choice 2 : I tell her the truth about the patient's brother request.

Scene 8.

My boss discovered the truth and she was disappointed about this misconduct. She asked my colleague and one of them saw me. Then, she fired me and asked the HR to hire someone at the vacant position.

Choice 1 : I become a waitress.

Choice 2 : I return at school in the Occupation Therapy program.

Scene 9.

My boss is grateful for my honesty and gives me a second chance in pediatrics. I never do it again and I had a professional life as great as I expected.

Choice 1 : Start again.

Scene 10.

The patient's brother noticed that I didn't change the medication. He was very frustrated.

Choice 1 : I ignore him.

Choice 2 : I confront him.

Scene 11.

After this event, I never heard again about this patient and his brother. My professional life was as great as I excepted.

Choice 1 : Start again.

Scene 12.

I explained to the visitor that I have to follow the doctor's recommendations and that increasing the dose could kill his brother. He didn't understand my point and got very frustrated. He beat me to death.

Choice 1 : Start again.

Scene 13.

The program management sent me an eviction notice because I didn't show enough interest in the program.

Choice 1 : I apologize to the management and I show my interest to the program.

Choice 2 : I become a waitress.

Scene 14.

The management has accepted my apologies and gave me the chance to continue my studies as long as I go to my classes and get straight A's. I respected the conditions and got graduate in the Physiotherapy program.

Choice 1 : Start again.

Scene 15.

Now that I graduated, I have to choose if I want to learn the ropes in a hospital or in a private office.

Choice 1 : I go work in a Hospital.

Choice 2 : I go work in a private office.

Scene 16.

In private clinics, physiotherapists work in small rooms. One day I received a patient for a thigh injury and as I was treating him, he began to flirt with me. The patient came back several times and became disrespectful. Flirtation became sexual harassment.

Choice 1 : I call the police to denounce him.

Choice 2 : I stop treating him without warning the police.

Scene 17.

I didn't like working in hospitals because you had to get specialized in just one body's member. The job was too similar every day and I got tired to do that.

Choice 1 : I go work in a private clinic.

Choice 2 : I go back to school in the Occupational Therapy program.

Scene 18.

The police have warned the man, but they won't investigate and arrest him. I can continue my work in the clinic, there is no chance that the man comes back to see me.

Choice 1 : Start again.

Scene 19.

I stopped treating him without warning the police. I continued my work and I never had problem again.

Choice 1 : Start again.

Scene 20.

I have been accepted into Occupational Therapy program.

Choice 1 : I go in Occupational Therapy program.

Choice 2 : I change my mind because my friend hasn't been accepted.

Scene 21.

I was studying Occupational Therapy at Sherbrooke University and It was harder than I thought.

Choice 1 : I continue to put efforts and I graduate in Occupational Therapy.

Choice 2 : I drop the program.

Scene 22.

My friend and I won't be able to continue our studies this year because the inscription date has passed. We decided to travel, but we were wondering were we will go.

Choice 1 : We go to Cuba.

Choice 2 : We go around the world.

Scene 23.

We got a job in a Club Med: All inclusive resort and we really enjoyed it. We worked in a heavenly place and in the evening we could watch the sunset at the beach. We decided to stay in Cuba.

Choice 1 : Start again.

Scene 24.

As we were traveling in Hawaï, my friend caught a disease as a result of a mosquito bite. She became very sick and the hospital couldn't save him. She died.

Choice 1 : Start again.

Scene 25.

I am proud of all the efforts I made to finish these studies. Now, I am wondering if I should start my own private clinic or work for someone who already has one.

Choice 1 : I should start my own office.

Choice 2 : I should work for someone else.

Scene 26.

Starting this clinic required considerable efforts and energy. I had to do extra time every night and it was hard to pay all the expenses. Should I continue?

Choice 1 : Yes.

Choice 2 : No, I should go work for someone.

Scene 27.

I did my best to keep my clinic, but my tiredness took it away from me. I became depress. Should I go consult a psychologist?

Choice 1 : No, it will pass.

Choice 2 : Yes.

Scene 28.

I was getting worse every day. I wrote a letter to family and I killed myself.

Choice 1 : Start again.

Scene 29.

My psychologist helped me to see life from a different perspective. I took back my clinic and everything was fine. I even make a profit.

Choice 1 : Start again.

Scene 30.

I got hire at Laurence's public clinic. However, even if I didn't really like being controlled, I stayed there for the pension that comes with retirement. It will give me the chance to travel.

Choice 1 : Start again.

Scene 31.

I dropped the program because it was too hard. I was wondering about my future.

Choice 1 : I become a waitress.

Choice 2 : I get married to a rich man.

Scene 32.

I met a lawyer and he was handsome and sexy. We went out for a while and got married. I traveled a lot and I had everything I want without working. I am very happy even if I don't love the guy.

Choice 1 : Start again.

Scene 33.

After our marriage, my boyfriend and I had two beautiful children. We were very proud but it took a lot of energy. Should I stop working to only take care of my children?

Choice 1 : Yes.

Choice 2 : No, I should work harder.

Scene 34.

I stopped working at Scores. My husband had to work very hard to get enough money for us, so I started to steal pills for resell. One day, the police caught me and arrested me. I got a prison sentence of 3 years.

Choice 1 : Start again.

Scene 35.

I worked very hard to pay all the expenses with my husband. I became very tired and my emotion were getting over me. I became depress. Should I consult a psychologist?

Choice 1 : Yes.

Choice 2 : No, it will pass.

Scene 36.

I returned to school in the Nursing program. It has been very hard to study all night and go to school all day. Now, I have to decide if I want an internship or if I want to give up.

Choice 1 : I want an internship.

Choice 2 : I give up again.

Scene 37.

I got my internship in a hospital and I liked it. One day, my boss asked me if I preferred working in the emergency room or if I preferred attend to an operation.

Choice 1 : I go work in the emergency room.

Choice 2 : I go to assist the operation.

Scene 38.

Returning to school after all these years was too difficult. I will go back working as a waitress and stay at this wage.

Choice 1 : Start again.

Scene 39.

As I was working in the emergency room, a guy with a gun came and began to shoot everywhere. I jumped to protect my patient, but the guy shot me straight in the heart. I died immediately.

Choice 1 : Start again.

Scene 40.

During the operation, my glove tore and my finger have been in contact with the patient's blood. The patient had AIDS, so I contracted it. The doctors treated me, but I will have to take medication for the rest of my life.

Choice 1 : Start again.

The End.