Nursing: 1. The profession or practice of providing care for the sick and infirm. Nurse: (from the Latin, Nutrix) 1. Someone who nourishes and cares. In 1860 Florence Nightingale wrote that nursing is the act of utilizing the environment of the patient to assist him in his recovery. Almost a century later, Nursing Theorist Virginia … More The Call to Nurse…and To Write
“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” Eight years ago I dreamed a dream. In that dream I was a nurse. Not just any nurse, but an Emergency Nurse. I remember the first day in class at The Gordon when our teacher looked around the class and asked each … More I dreamed a dream
Nursing: 1. The profession or practice of providing care for the sick and infirm. 2. The protection, promotion, and optimisation of health, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations. “A Samaritan travelling along the road … More Trust me, I’m your nurse
Failure: 1. Lack of success. 2. One who fails. 3. The condition or fact of falling short. 4. Non-performance or poor performance of what is expected. “But you must be strong, brave, courageous and resolute…If you follow my commands exactly, not turning to the left or to the right, you will succeed wherever you go and be successful … More High expectations (sic itur ad astra)
Quit: 1. To leave, abandon, forsake or relinquish. 2. To give up. “Though you stumble and fall, you’re not down for long; for God grasps your hand in support and upholds you.” (Psalm 37:24) They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks! And I should know! However, I can confirm that whilst it … More Old dogs can still learn new tricks.
Nurse: (from the Latin, Nutrix) 1. Someone who nourishes and cares. Bullying: 1. The repeated, unreasonable actions of individuals (or groups) directed toward a person (or a group of people), intended to intimidate. 2. Behavior that intimidates, degrades, offends, or humiliates someone, often in front of others, making the person being bullied feel defenseless or … More Nurses eat their young