If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
How can the loss of another’s child transform life with yours? A tear-jerker to warm you on a cold March day.
Death comes with the withdrawal of futile care. The alternate comes with the decision to give the gift of life – organ donation.
Psalm 71:2 Save me and rescue me, for you do what is right. Turn your ear to listen to me, and set me free.
Reflecting on the Christmas season, I am drawn back to one of the greatest stories of my career and its parallels to the 2000-year-old story of the birth of Jesus.
What can DKA teach us about mentoring new nurses?
Vicarious trauma, burnout and moral distress define the symptoms experienced by those of us called to help people in need. The definitions are easy; the cure is elusive.
I’ve experienced perfect storms of moral distress and know, given the right circumstances, suicide may look like the only escape for a nurse. It Is Not!