Please list your name, specialty, and how long you've been a nurse!
NutmeggeRN, 25 years as a school nurse, 36 as an RN
What lead you to the nursing field?
Cherry Ames, lots of nurses in my family
What specialties you have worked in?
Med Surge, Office: Ob-Gyn and Family Practice, LTC and Home Care
Satisfying aspects of nursing?
Watching the healing process that I have been a part of, be it small or big
Dissatisfying aspects of nursing?
It's a bottom line ($$$) business for administration (more so in the private sector than in my current school job)
What is something that is generally misunderstood about the nursing profession?
Physically and emotionally VERY taxing
Most memorable patient experience?
Watching a HS kid graduate on time after a very debilitating illness.
Meeting up with former students who have transcended their crappy childhoods and they express appreciation for the time I spent with them.