Living in Latex

After spending the weekend prepping for a fascinating lecture on skin integrity and writing my final exam, I realized that I didn’t write anything to post.  I felt the need to puruse over my old blog and share one of my nightmares – how do you lose the latex if a MI strikes?   Living…

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Why Nursing?

I am a Nursing Educator – which means…I’m a nurse…and I teach. A friend asked me recently how I ended up in teaching and if I missed working with patients. I had to stop and think. How did I end up teaching? Actually…how did I end up in nursing? I wasn’t one of those people…

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The Face of Calm

I had someone tell me recently that I stay remarkably calm in the face of chaos. I’m not sure how true that is but I’m glad that it seems to be my reputation. The benefit of having dealt with chaos is that a) nothing surprises you and b) you have a realistic viewpoint of what…

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A Christmas Poem

I was asked to write a poem for our Christmas Service last week.  This is what I came up with… Decembers here, the list is made The shopping has begun The oven’s prepped to make the treats We work until we’re done We decorate the Christmas tree With ornaments and lights We put the blow-ups…

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