My Most Humbling Nursing Experience - page 3
by cienurse 15,048 Views | 22 Comments
Nursing is a very busy and rewarding career. During my 36 years, I have had many experiences in which I have been exhilarated, saddened, overwhelmed, and just plain exhausted. None, however, compare to the night that I was... Read More
- 0Oct 20, '12 by 1213_RNAlthough I am a new grad and haven't encountered as many difficult patients, I do admit that I have acted annoyed towards patients who were rude and overall unpleasant to say the least. This posting reminded me of why I went into nursing and encouraged me to reevaluate my attitude and behavior when battling compassion fatigue. I will definitely remember to treat those patients with "extra patience, kindness, and compassion." Thank you for sharing your experience.
- 0Nov 30, '12 by PRICHARILLAisMISSEDQuote from BrandonLPNI've always hated that statement. Because the law works that way, and defense atty's are obligated to do everything in their power-including exploiting loopholes and technicalities-to defend their clients, murderers, rapist and pedifiles are free to walk the streets and carry on because someone forgot to sign something somewhere.In some ways being a nurse is like being a defense lawyer. Every convicted person deserves an impartial defense.
You can despise a patient and still provide quality nursing care.
Can't argue with that though....