category: National Nurses Week

Spread Kudos to Fellow Nurses

Gordon and His Nurses

One of the nicest compliments I have ever received as a nurse actually came from a fellow nurse. I was working in the surgical ICU at Brigham and Women’s Hospital at the time. Michelle, the nurse in-charge said to me, “If I were ever a patient, I would want you to take care of me.” Wow – what a nice compliment!…

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Staying True to You May 2011

Dear Fellow Nurse, I once met a nurse who told me that her in-laws were ill. Being the nurse in the family, most of their care had fallen into her hands. She felt underappreciated, overwhelmed and exhausted. To help her through this challenge, she was going to a therapist. The previous week, her therapist asked her an interesting question: “If…

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