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!
Sometimes evil is mere words. Sometimes evil is a gesture. At its worst, evil looks like tonight.
I get what I’m asking for – a frustrated and angry patient.
I’ve never felt better from a diabetes standpoint; the only problem now is that I’m dying.
Olympics aren’t just for Rio! Just stop by your local emergency department for more fun than 5 circles can contain
Part 3 of an ER nurse’s experience as a patient.
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!
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
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
God never uses someone greatly unless he tests them deeply.