Diabetes Nurse

CODE BLUE – TOWER 5!

April, 1977 - Midwest, USA - Orientation I had just completed my class on handling emergencies including cardiac arrest when I heard the overhead page, "Code Blue, Tower 502, Code Blue, Tower 502, Code Blue, Tower 502!" I was standing in the nurse's station, so I grabbed the Code Cart and pushed it as fast… Continue reading CODE BLUE – TOWER 5!

Diabetes Nurse

Graduate Nurse Orientation

April, 1977 - Midwest, USA After one week of vacation visiting friends, I began orientation on the diabetes unit on day shift. The nurses have been very friendly and encouraging as they teach me about diabetes and how to care for the patients. This new hospital is a circular tower with 10 floors of 30… Continue reading Graduate Nurse Orientation

College of Nursing

Graduation from College of Nursing!

March, 1977 - Winter Quarter - College of Nursing The final few weeks in nursing school have been so busy between clinicals, sending out resumes, and interviewing for jobs. My first job choice was to work in home care because that was my favorite quarter. I met with the director of nursing at the county… Continue reading Graduation from College of Nursing!

College of Nursing

Graduate Nurse Banding Ceremony

Febuary, 1977 - Senior in College of Nursing It is hard to believe I am in my last quarter of nursing school before I graduate in March. This quarter my clinical site is the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at University Hospital. I truly thank God that everything I learned the past 4 years is finally… Continue reading Graduate Nurse Banding Ceremony