This nurse is exactly the type of nurss we want to have as part of the 1st Choice Team any day. The author illustrates how often times there are so many aspects of caring for patients that go unseen and unrecognnized everyday. We would all be blessed if we had the opportunity to be cared for by a nurse who cared for us the way this nurse seems to care for the patients she is responsible for daily.
As I sit and reflect on my life, I find myself humbled. Humbled by the business that takes place all around me, the real fight for life and struggle against death, the palpable emotions of situations I often find myself in, and the incredible strength of those whom I work alongside. It’s the stuff movies are made of and it is truly amazing to watch.
Working in an Emergency Department creates such an interesting outlook on life. One that knows and understands all to well the fragility of every single breath and the vital importance of embracing all aspects of living, even the scary ones. We are the truest definition of realism. Would I like to wrap my kids in bubble wrap and never let them out? Yes. Do I? No. Instead they can be found jumping on the bed, because let’s face it, it’s awesome. Riding their bikes outside…
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