Spare Parts: Final Cut

I’ve never felt better from a diabetes standpoint; the only problem now is that I’m dying.

The ED Olympiad

Olympics aren’t just for Rio! Just stop by your local emergency department for more fun than 5 circles can contain

Spare Parts: First Cuts are Deepest

Part 3 of an ER nurse’s experience as a patient.

The Answers Are In!

Answers from Keeping it Real Here they are! Check your answers and see how you did. Section 1: Anatomy Identify the following anatomical locations 1] Eucharist “I’ve got fireballs in my Eucharist” Answer: Uterus 2] The nutbag and booty hole “I’ve got a sore between my nutbag and booty hole” Answer: The Perineum 3] Jawn “My jawn…… Continue reading The Answers Are In!

Keeping it Real

Certainly, the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN) examination is the standard in proving one possesses the head knowledge required to be an ER nurse. This test does not necessarily prove a nurses total competence in the “real world”. I propose a more “street” component is necessary to keep the BCEN real. I’ve drawn…… Continue reading Keeping it Real

Spare Parts: Part One

The story continues…   …and with a mix of excitement and trepidation I’m off on a 60 mile trip to the transplant center. I’m traveling alone as Amy is making plans to follow later in the day. I arrive around 4 a.m. and I’m ushered to the transplant floor. Here I learn my new pancreas is…… Continue reading Spare Parts: Part One

The Test is Positive

God never uses someone greatly unless he tests them deeply.