Being a nurse is knowing when to turn on your "tough"...and when to turn on your "human"...and finding the balance in between for those in need...
One of our members Rachel Laird Baldwyn posted a very touching dissertation earlier today. I was so moved that I asked her permission to publish via thegypsynurse.com in an effort to gain more exposure to this topic. Here is the published version: http://thegypsynurse.com/being-a-nurse/ PLEASE share with your friends, families and colleagues and help bring more attention to this reality!! Thank you Rachel Laird Baldwyn for allowing me to publish your thoughts.
Needed this after bombing a test I felt totally confident about
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5 things about nurses we're loving on Pinterest this week
What a nurse truly means....
Inspiration: 5 nurse images we love on Pinterest
Being able to cry with a pt who has lost their spouse of 60 years or to hug a mother worried sick over their drug addicted child is the greatest humbling experience I have ever had. At that moment, they are much more than your patient....they are a fellow human in need of help physically or mentally.
How to Become a Cosmetics Nurse
How to be a Cosmetics Nurse
Nurses Prayer "May I be a nurse, Lord, with gentle, healing hands, who always speaks with kindness, who cares and understands. And while I'm serving others as You would have me do, please help me remember that I'm truly serving You." R. Fogle
5 things about nurses we’re loving on Pinterest this week - April 22
Your profession is...
Being a nurse has made me hate people. I just saved my other patient's life during a code but sure, keep yelling at me for forgetting your ice cream. That's obviously more important.