Sickbay - CNS's Medical Check-in

Posted Sept. 24, 2021, 7:21 a.m. by Lieutenant Commander Asher Miller (Counselor) (J Ridgley)

Posted by Lieutenant Junior Grade Ven Miya (Chief Medical Officer) in Sickbay - CNS’s Medical Check-in

Posted by Lieutenant Commander Asher Miller (Counselor) in Sickbay - CNS’s Medical Check-in

Posted by Lieutenant Junior Grade Ven Miya (Chief Medical Officer) in Sickbay - CNS’s Medical Check-in
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“Ouch, that sounds painful!” Having suffered her own sports injuries from playing springball, she could empathise with the new counsellor’s situation. “It’s a shame you feel you have to give up on your sport, though. If you’d ever like to get back to playing, just let me know - I can work up a physiotherapy regime which would help strengthen your muscles, though you might find it better to start with a slightly gentler sport at first!” While she was talking, she had fitted a vial to the hypospray and, just as she finished speaking, she administered the booster shot to his neck.

“That’s it - all done. You have officially been welcomed on board by sickbay. Although,” she added with a glance at Asher over the top of her PADD, “I do have to tell you that taking up some extra exercise would probably help to reduce your BMI. It’s up - just a little, but it has increased.” She gave him a sympathetic smile. “If you decide to take me up on the offer of the physiotherapy, just let me know!”

[Lieutenant JG Ven Miya, CMO]

His BMI was no surprise, he had been far to lenient on his regime, “Yes well maybe I should get back to running and maybe the idea of being able to play volleyball again does sound equally enjoyable. Ill see when Im free next and we can work on my next step.” He stood up, “Thankyou Doc, and dont forget my office is not to far away I also have annuals to keep” He winked.

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Miya laughed, liking this new counsellor. She’d felt very comfortable with Vanessa, but it looked as if the Lieutenant Comm- … as if Asher was cut from the same cloth. Well, counsellors had to be approachable, hadn’t they? And she wanted to be one, eventually.

“No, thank you, sir,” she responded with a smile. “I will take you up on your offer, though, in the near future. My aim, long-term, is to move into counselling,” she volunteered the information tentatively, “and I was shadowing Counsellor Lofton when I had some spare time - and when she was dealing with appropriate cases, of course.” She had no intention of mentioning her concerns around becoming Chief Medical Officer immediately after graduating - not in the middle of sickbay, at least. There was time enough for that ..... maybe.

[Lt JG Ven Miya, CMO]

As if he was a canine his ears seemed to to visualy perk up, “Oh wow thats not something she passed to me in my and over notes!” Asher thought for a moment, “Well the same arrangement can be met by me, I dont mind you shadowing myself as long as my clients dont mind it which I am sure none will and we can see about getting you the sufficient experience needed to become a counsellor.

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“Really?” Miya’s reserve dissipated; she beamed with delight. “Thank you so much, sir! I mean …” she added hastily, “I know the counselling qualification is secondary to my role as CMO, but I really appreciate you saying you’ll help me towards it.” She didn’t let on that she still felt unsure at times about her ability to be Chief Medical Officer for the Challenger, even though her confidence had improved following her conversation with Aaron in the arboretum. Expressing that view in the middle of sickbay wouldn’t show the kind of leadership expected of a CMO, so she’d keep working at being a role model and hope that, one day, she’d actually be one.

[Lieutenant JG Ven Miya, CMO}

Asher beamed a smile and shook his head, “Really. Besides it’ll mean less work for me in the future they’ll be two equally qualified counsellors to share the load” He teased, Asher wasn’t the only counsellor on board he had a small team but most responsibilities fell to him. “Well if there’s anything else let me know, and send me days you’ll be free and we can figure something out.” He put out his hand to be accepted for a handshake. “Its been a pleasure meeting you.”

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