I think we all need a little more love and gratitude in our day. So, for today’s post, I present you with this “love” letter, written to all those influential nurses in my life. I encourage you to reach out to one or more nurses today, and tell them how much they mean to you.
Dear Notable Nurses,
A formal introduction that belies the gratitude I feel in my heart. I think back over the past years, and realize I have not expressed thanks for helping shape me into the nurse I am today. So, thank you.
Thank you for patient instruction during nursing school. Thank you for taking time to answer my many, many questions about nursing as a profession. Thank you for your dedication to working long hours in order to gain the experience to teach all of us future nurses. Thank you for continuing to work long hours grading our elaborate and lengthy care plans, and sticking with us during clinicals that lasted until 10pm some nights. [Read more...]