There is a special genre of humor that opens its doors to you when you become a nursing student. You then realize, once you are a nurse, the door leads you to a never-ending hallway of memes, tweets, and shared-experience ironies that only those in the medical field will come close to understanding. While it … Continue reading Nursing Humor
A few months ago, I saved someone's life. And I've regretted it every day since. 91 years old. Oriented to nothing. Alzheimers, dementia, delirium. Broken neck from a fall. Constant aspiration. Unsafe towards self and others. Calling security or utilizing restraints daily. FULL. CODE. What could have been a peaceful passing in their sleep ended … Continue reading Ethics
FINALLY don't have a bare name tag anymore. Yes, it says "Katie". She also spelled my last name wrong. But she knew who she was talking about. As Maya Angelou once said, “They may forget your name, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” Gonna frame this... is that weird?