Fall Quarter, 1976 - Senior in College of Nursing I had a really wonderful quarter of working in Public Health with the County Board of Nursing. I was assigned to a family of 10 Laotian refugees and a pregnant lady who needed prenatal care. The first visits were with my RN preceptor, and then I… Continue reading Home Care in the Cemetery
Summer - 1976 - Midwest USA I started out the summer working as a Nursing Assistant at Children's Hospital where I had my clinicals last summer. They floated me one day to the burn unit and the nurse asked me to watch her do the dressings on a 2 year old so I could do… Continue reading Come Aside and Rest A While
Senior Student Nurse in Psychiatry - June 1976 I drove through heavy iron gates and parked my car at the large state mental hospital campus on the edge of the city. After I studied the campus map my professor had given me, I walked toward the locked mens ward where I was assigned for the… Continue reading Behind Locked Doors
Junior in College of Nursing - Winter Quarter, 1976 Another quarter has passed with its joys and trials and my junior year is completed! Only three quarters to go before I graduate in March 1977. It's hard to believe I have completed three years of college.The Lord kept emphasizing to my heart again and again… Continue reading Labor and Delivery Student Nurse
Junior in College of Nursing - Fall Quarter, 1975 What I thought would be my most difficult quarter academically with 18 hours of class, turned out to be one of my most enjoyable quarters. All my teachers were outstanding, and I especially enjoyed Nutrition and Pharmacology (learning about all the medications). I had clinical in… Continue reading “Real” Nursing Begins!