The Call

The Call – a tribute to Emergency Nursing – Happy Emergency Nurses Week!

Why God? – a story of faith, hope and love

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.

Again

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!

No Greater Love

Sometimes evil is mere words. Sometimes evil is a gesture. At its worst, evil looks like tonight. 

Who’s the “Troll”?

I get what I’m asking for – a frustrated and angry patient.

Books and their Covers 

Help me Lord! Just got the news I’m the the designated expert precepting a “baby” nurse. She’s part of our new-to-practice nurse program – Gateway To Emergency Nursing; little does she realize she stands at the threshold of the highway to hell! Her name is Arriddea which I destroy on my first attempt. She timidly corrects…… Continue reading Books and their Covers 

Cheating Death

Story Rewritten: Man Dead on the Street