molly.hershman's Nursing Blog

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Joined Apr 20, '13. molly.hershman is a ER nurse. Posts: 13 (54% Liked) Likes: 121

Monster, RN

by molly.hershman - I grew up on a steady diet of Coke, pasta, and medical dramas. Shows like House, Grey’s Anatomy, and Nurse Jackie were a weekly binge treat that fueled fantasies of working in a well-lit hospital,...

Death and All His Friends

by molly.hershman - I was 16 years old when I saw death for the first time. I was working in a small emergency room, and they brought an old man in who had had a heart attack while out canoeing with his wife. There...

The Society of Nursing

by molly.hershman - When I first started nursing school, I spent the majority of my beginning weeks going through the normal nursing school hazing process: intensely studying, vacuuming down as many carbs as one can...

Honor in Indignity

by molly.hershman - Remember that time your entire shift at work was filled with patients praising the saintly work you do, calling on you as the angel that you are, and respecting you as a profession, and maybe even as...

Love in a Time of Hospitals

by molly.hershman - As a nurse, you have to prepare yourself for the good, the bad, and the ugly. Also, you should probably take some time to steel yourself against the smelly, the disgusting, the offensive, the...

"Nursing School Dropout"- Starting the Path into Nursing

by molly.hershman - "Nursing School Dropout". It was then, as my patient rolled away in her wheelchair to parts unknown, I thought 'well, and that's when nursing school ended'. Week 8, and I had lost my patient. I...


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