Rescue the Dying: A Christmas Story

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.

Making Varsity

I love teamwork and it is why I’ve chosen to specialize in Emergency/Trauma nursing.

Thankfulness

Thankfulness is about…

Strength through Adversity

This is MY first trauma patient and all that I can think is, “You should not be here!”

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!