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The Weeping Turkey Diaries

It was a cold, snowy, and generally rotten Thanksgiving afternoon. I was especially thrilled to be... Read More

A Day in the Life of a Hospice Nurse

Hospice is not a word to be feared but a word that brings service, comfort, understanding and... Read More

How My Life Was Changed By One Patient

When I think about the patient that has changed my life the most, I am taken back to a time in my... Read More

A very special bond

I was only 21 years old when I started my nursing career. I love babies. They have a very special... Read More

My father, his final lesson

I remember the day we went to the oncologist with my father. The doctor came in said hello, and... Read More

Every life has a purpose.....

January 23, 2007 is a day that I hope that I never forget. It was a normal workday for me, a... Read More

The Passing of "Mrs. Jones" and How She Changed My Life

by skwlpn

In our facility, "Mrs. Jones" (not her real name of course) was what we called a "needy" resident. ... Read More

On the edge of insanity

"What are you doing! Get off her!" The aide was straddling the patient on the floor with a tee... Read More

Patients who have changed our lives, good or bad.

I am convinced that ICU, CCU, OR, etc... are the ones who's more on the spotlight for all nurses.... Read More

Lives Forever Changed - I am Glad!

So many patients effect our nursing practice, but this one will stay with me forever. Tom was 35... Read More

Through a different set of eyes...How a patient changed me.

The day a patient changed my life was the day my Dad became one. It was a week before Christmas... Read More

A Patient who Changed my Life

He Just Wanted Someone to Listen We have all been there. You are in the middle of your... Read More

The Doctor who broke my heart, the patient who opened my eyes

Life is hard and income is meager in our country. Many took nursing course as a stepping stone out of poverty. I confess. I’m one of them… until... Read More

Singing with the Angels

by YelenaV

The best thing I like about Nursing is that our task is to aid in the restoration of the wholeness of a person. Yes, we are mainly concerned with... Read More

Be a Nurse

Before I ever thought about going to nursing school, I was a paramedic. Paramedics are taught suppress their emotions at all costs. Emotions take... Read More

Brave little soldier boy...

When becoming a hospice nurse I was asked several questions. The toughest was how I would deal with the death of a child. I didn't quite know how to... Read More

Patient who changed my life.

by abemwe

GILBERT CHANGED ME. I have known only to cycle,my old bicycle. The accident occured and I don't know whether to call it a good or bad... Read More

I, Patient

she has been lying on her bed. a pleasant lady, determined to keep her baby for the next 14 weeks, full of hope and faith, so much love to give for... Read More

The First Patient I Cared For

by al7139

In 2003, my parents moved from Maryland to New Jersey. They were looking forward to the move. They were right across the river from NYC, my mother... Read More

A Patient Who Changed My Life

by pn77

I am lucky to have been accepted to an LPN program in an accredited school and am in my third week. Having had a Home Health Aide with a... Read More

Brian Short: The Man Behind

I had the pleasure of interviewing Brian Short, the founder of I had a great time, and I want to thank Brian for allowing me to post... Read More

My First Patient

I met Mrs. Z. late in my first year as a student nurse in 1969. I was “in training” at a large children’s hospital and Mrs. Z., originally from... Read More

A Loving Pair: Patients Whom Made My Nursing Career Grow

We deal with so many patients throughout our careers, yet there are some that just stay with us for various reasons. Here are the stories behind two... Read More

On Death And Dying

On Death and Dying It was not long into my nursing career before I experienced the first death of a patient assigned to me. I was working on a... Read More