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A Path of Learning

by dianah

After many years as an RN, I do recall three memorable patient encounters that impacted my life and... Read More

Patients who have changed our lives, good or bad

:nurse: :D The patient who changed my life was a 72 yr. old woman. The winter of 2004 she... Read More

Patients who have changed my life

Early in my career as a Burn Nurse I met a patient who along with his family impressed me beyond... Read More

A Father's Tears

by Elvish

This patient who in the recent past has affected my life most profoundly never actually took a... Read More

Smile even though you are crying

I was still running from an ex-spouse who continued to stalk me. I had had to move 4 times in the... Read More

Dear Henry

Many years ago I met Henry. He was a med surge patient of mine. A man in his 80's who was alert... Read More

My First Patient

Like many 19 year olds, I didn't have a firm grasp on what I wanted to be when I grew up. The only... Read More

Lest We Forget

i was in the process of discharging a patient. i thanked the patient and the family for being so... Read More


When I was an EMT, and a CPR instructor, I always took extra classes in order to learn more. One... Read More

They Call Me The Swamp Nurse

They call me the swamp nurse. I work with male juvenile offenders ages 14-18. In Ochopee Florida... Read More

One Man

Wrinkles adorned his face in all the right places that a man aged to his 70's should have. He... Read More

Learning a Life Lesson, The Hard Way

For me learning to strive for balance in my life is utmost important. I didn't know this when I... Read More

Patients Who Have Changed Our Lives

I may not have the most extensive work experience, but I would to share this wonderful experience, and most likely, a nursing experience that had a... Read More

The Chick Project

(I took this from my diary, written last April of 2004, during my first year in nursing school) The Deformed Chick This morning I was feeling... Read More

The Making of a Burn Nurse

I went into nursing in midlife as a change of career. I was in a Second Degree/ Second Career program. Within my clinical small group was a... Read More

The Human Spirit

No matter the reason for admission, each of my patients has shown me a new way of looking at the world. This anecdote pays tribute to a young man who... Read More

A Lesson And Story - Human Nature At Its Best

The topic of patients changing my life doesn't stir up particular stories for me. However, lessons patients have taught me and heartwarming moments... Read More

A Patient That Changed My Life

The patient that changed my life – and the lives of my entire family – is a patient that we never even met. Despite being a complete stranger whose... Read More

A Place Of Safety

A Place of Safety I have worked long term care for a long time; standing joke at work is that I am just waiting for them to offer me a... Read More


Imagine You wake up slowly, open your eyes and……where am I? Four white walls, white door, brown door…….This is not my bedroom; where is... Read More

Health Website Analysis:

by VickyRN

Context the web resource is the world's largest nursing online community, with upwards of 280,000 members and 30,000 users daily.... Read More

Midas' Touch daughter had a hard time enunciating that word word that touches a heart, tries a tear, gives a lump in the throat. As... Read More

I could NEVER do PICU!!

This blog post serves as an explanation of why my career as a PICU nurse isn't something to simply survive, but an opportunity to serve the needs of... Read More

The Blue Gown Syndrome

I am almost four years into my career as an ER nurse and now concurrently working through the obstacles known as graduate school. I am constantly... Read More