I didn't even know it was ER Nurses Week!
You nurses rock! As a paramedic (and struggling nursing student), I have a lot of thanks to offer to ER nurses.
Thank you for teaching me... patiently... while I was a scared, trembling paramedic student stumbling along in your ER.
Thank you for your patience with me when I was a brand new paramedic, who kind of fumbled through some of my verbal reports to you and might have made mighty-molehills out of a common cold.
Thank you for the dry blankets over the years as I sloshed into your ER, shivering from the pouring rain at the last bad wreck. I know you were busy, but that smile on your face was a treasure. Maybe it was really for the soggy English Sheepdog look I was sporting?
And most importantly, thank you for being a friend, a drinkin' buddy, and lifetime mentor.