Tips For Human Beings Entering Nursing - page 10

by interleukin

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Janet didn't belong in nursing school ... or so we thought. Fresh into the first semester, she began arriving late or missed class altogether. If it wasn’t a doctor’s appointment, it was a car problem or some child-care... Read More


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    Beautiful:heartbeat
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    Where's the Kleenex??? :redpinkhe
    Thank you for sharing! Very good message and reminder for all of us...

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    We had a student like Janet at our private LVN school. We thought that she might have a chance. But, she ended up not making the school requirements and dropped.
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    All I can say is, "WOW, what a testimony to Janet. Oh how wrong we can be when we assume when we don't really know one's circumstances."
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    That story gave me chills. How sweet and a testimony to the determination of this woman.
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    This story provides more than a human tragedy- it presents a poignant, sobering lesson for all, from students in nursing, medecine or other subjects involved with the humanities.. The reality is that we can all be affected by fatal illness at any point in our lives. Can one imagine her fear of failure, the cost of discovery and most heartbreaking, the knowledge of the inevitable outcome? This example should be incorporated into medical and nursing education where the aspects of compassion, understanding and a broader consideration of cause and effect arise from human tragedy of HIV or other fatal illnesses. Thank you for sharing this unforgettable experience.
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    Your response is keenly introspective.

    Thank you.

    Mark
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    My heart hurts, yet is filled with inspiration by this story. Thank you.
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    well, i wasn't expecting that. now i need to find some kleenex.
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    WoW!!!!!!! Beautiful Touching experience!!!! Reminds Me Not To Rush To Judgement by Looking At The Outside Before Knowing Whats Going On In The Inside!!!!! Thank You For Sharing...Everyone Can Learn By This!!!!!!!!


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