As Nurse Lay Dying, Offering Herself as Instruction in Caring - page 2
by herring_RN Guide
To me this is a beautiful story. The students and dying nurse truly rock.... Read More
- 0Jan 13, '13 by samadams8Quote from That GuyThat's heavy. Still, at least you had that wonder teacher for a while. Not every student is fortunate to get those experiences. Makes me sad when I hear students talk about their whole program being worthless to them or pure drudgery.One our instructors was like this as well. She had a host of medicl issues and was a frequent patient of the students. She did a wonderful job teaching us. Sadly, she passed 3 days before our pinning ceremony.
- 0Jan 18, '13 by nkochrnLOVED this article! It brought tears to my eyes and hit close to home as my Dad is dying from Melanoma. I never knew so much about skin cancer as I've learned over the next 6 months! I hope I can help teach others from this experience.
I had a nursing instructor who'd been diagnosed with diabetes at age 3, she was definitely able to use her experience as a patient with a chronic diagnosis to help in her teaching.