Trau·ma  Junk· ie  ( 'trau-m&  'j&[ng]-kE) n. Slang
  1. One who has an insatiable interest, devotion or addiction to responding and assisting people with serious injury or shock to the body, as from violence or an accident.

No pressure, right?

So, let's say, hypothetically, that your adjunct (proctor) called in sick. Let's say that I you (the hypothetical student) arrive to clinicals to find that the director of the respiratory therapy program where you attend school is your adjunct instructor for the day. He's the one that will be following you when you least expect it, making sure you dot your I's and cross your T's.

Now, fast forward a few minutes later. Let's figure that the therapist you are assigned to work with (by the way, this hypothetical decision is made by the facility where you are doing clinicals, not your adjunct) is just happens to be your program director's wife. With regards to HIPAA, your program director has mentioned in class several times that he and his wife discuss the patients she is caring for, as well as the students that she is working with. Hypothetically.

No pressure, right?!

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