College of Nursing

Trapped on the Stretcher!

Autumn, 1974- College Sophomore "Class, after you finish making an occupied bed, put the side-rails up, put the bed in the low position, be ┬ásure the patient is comfortable and all desired items are within reach including the call bell. Answer call lights quickly so that patients learn to trust you and do not feel… Continue reading Trapped on the Stretcher!

College of Nursing

School of Nursing Begins!

Autumn, 1974- College Sophomore At last! I finally began studying in the School of Nursing with my 200 classmates. The lecture hall is huge where we had our nursing theory class (5 hours) and Growth & Development class (3 hours). My most difficult class by far was Physiology (5 hours). They split our class in… Continue reading School of Nursing Begins!

College of Nursing

Throw That Carriage!

Autumn, 1968 - Ninth Grade "Class, place your fingers on the keys under the paper towel and keep your eyes on the document holder on your left while you type. As soon as you hear the bell ring, that means the typewriter carriage is at the end of the line. Quickly place your left hand… Continue reading Throw That Carriage!

College of Nursing

Sleeping in Statistics Class

College Freshman - May, 1974 "He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might He increaseth strength. Even the youths shall faint and be weary..." Isaiah 40:29-30 "Pam, Can you please see me after class?" announced my statistics professor. I nervously approached Professor L. who had shared at the beginning of… Continue reading Sleeping in Statistics Class