Articles: Success Stories in Nursing

Articles: Success Stories in Nursing

Share your success story as you balance a professional career, personal challenges, and pursue higher education. Please share your story and know that it benefits others who may be contemplating a career in nursing, have seemingly insurmountable challenges and are on the verge of burn-out, or just need an uplifting smile to brighten their day.

A nursing student at 48. My journey could be yours...

A nursing student at 48. My journey could be yours...

by sewnmom - In my 49 years of life I have had many life-changing events as we all do. I was born the eldest of two children. My younger brother was born in 1963 and diagnosed... Read More →

Last comment by MickyB-RN
Celebrating Nursing

Celebrating Nursing

by Brenda F. Johnson - Stapling vinyl to wood, I contemplated my morning. Rushing to get the kids to daycare then speeding to my job at Wellcraft boats only to clock in late for the... Read More →

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I love this job...

I love this job...

by Misslady113 - But this job has been so worth every single minute. Every backache, leg pain, poop on my shoes, turning heavy residents. Every time I get cursed out, told I'm not... Read More →

Last comment by Dorko
A Time to reflect

A Time to reflect

by homenow09 - I have been a nurse since 1973. Nursing wasn't something I had in mind for myself when I graduated from high school. In fact, I was totally undecided what I... Read More →

Last comment by psd.
The Male Nurse with Hearing Aids

The Male Nurse with Hearing Aids

by atom2013 - In most cases today, it is already common to see people with eyeglasses. Obviously because of their poor vision. However, have you ever encountered or worked with... Read More →

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I didn't give up on my dream - it just evolved

I didn't give up on my dream - it just evolved

by KelRN215 - I've known I wanted to be a nurse since I was in the 8th grade. Though my life has been far from perfect, if one looked at it exclusively from a nursing point of... Read More →

Last comment by LadyFree28
Shout Out to the Nurses Taking Care of Post 9/11 Patients

Shout Out to the Nurses Taking Care of Post 9/11 Patients

by Brenda F. Johnson - In an article by NurseZone, the nurses that died on 9/11 are listed along with small bios. I want to give respect to those nurses, if you want more information on... Read More →

Last comment by Semolina
No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned

by kiszi - Sometime in the last few chaotic years I'd decided I wanted to become a critical care nurse. My career thus far was not at all conducive to achieving that goal; I... Read More →

Last comment by anewsns
My True Calling

My True Calling

by Sayangku - I never dreamed of becoming a nurse in my life, but I changed the path I chose in fulfilling my dreams and it became my destiny. I was taking up management... Read More →

Last comment by haitami
From Living to Dying and Back

From Living to Dying and Back

by A&Ox6 - As I lay in the hospital bed, hooked up to a monitor, I wondered how long I had left. As I heard them resuscitating my roommate, I contemplated my mortality. Was it... Read More →

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My defining moment as a nurse...

My defining moment as a nurse...

by marty6001 - My most defining professional moment in my career came about not when I was with a patient, but when we were home with our newborn daughter. The call came at... Read More →

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