What Makes a Great Nurse - page 5

When I was in nursing school, one thing I always remember hearing the instructors say is straight A's are not what makes a good nurse. There's nothing wrong with getting straight A's of course, but... Read More

  1. by   TrishaMatthews
    Great article. But as much as I would like to say nurses need to possess virtues of kindness and compassion, grades do matter. As nurses in today's society, we are valued and respected by patients and their families. Our opinions do matter and reflect in the care that a patient receives. It is important that nurses be highly educated and motivated to get the best grades possible in order to become smart nurses who are able to think critically at the bedside.