Archive for January 7, 2019
The final semester has begun. By the first weekend in May your oldest daughter will have a college degree in Biology and will have the summer and one semester off before beginning an accelerated nursing program. One year from that start date she will have completed the work for a undergraduate degree in nursing. From understanding the use of syringe pumps to how to program an IV pump, she knows that there is much about the health care industry that she does not know about, but she does know that she is committed to patient care.
After being a patient for five different surgeries in these first 21 years of her life, she remembers that a nurse is always the one who she talked to last before going under anesthesia, as well as the first person she talked to when she woke up after surgery. Those nurses have had an impact. From the trigger thumb and finger procedures that occurred when she was very young to the two ankle surgeries and one shoulder surgery during her high school and colle