Tips For Human Beings Entering Nursing - page 8

Janet didn't belong in nursing school ... or so we thought. Fresh into the first semester, she began arriving late or missed class altogether. If it wasn't a doctor's appointment, it was a... Read More

  1. by   FireHorseNinja
    Where's the Kleenex??? :redpinkhe
    Thank you for sharing! Very good message and reminder for all of us...

  2. by   majik
    We had a student like Janet at our private LVN school. We thought that she might have a chance. But, she ended up not making the school requirements and dropped.
  3. by   FranEMTnurse
    All I can say is, "WOW, what a testimony to Janet. Oh how wrong we can be when we assume when we don't really know one's circumstances."
  4. by   1uvakindmom
    That story gave me chills. How sweet and a testimony to the determination of this woman.
  5. by   joyouter
    This story provides more than a human tragedy- it presents a poignant, sobering lesson for all, from students in nursing, medecine or other subjects involved with the humanities.. The reality is that we can all be affected by fatal illness at any point in our lives. Can one imagine her fear of failure, the cost of discovery and most heartbreaking, the knowledge of the inevitable outcome? This example should be incorporated into medical and nursing education where the aspects of compassion, understanding and a broader consideration of cause and effect arise from human tragedy of HIV or other fatal illnesses. Thank you for sharing this unforgettable experience.
  6. by   interleukin
    Your response is keenly introspective.

    Thank you.

  7. by   heelhook80
    My heart hurts, yet is filled with inspiration by this story. Thank you.
  8. by   elljayo
    well, i wasn't expecting that. now i need to find some kleenex.
  9. by   cknowlton
    WoW!!!!!!! Beautiful Touching experience!!!! Reminds Me Not To Rush To Judgement by Looking At The Outside Before Knowing Whats Going On In The Inside!!!!! Thank You For Sharing...Everyone Can Learn By This!!!!!!!!