April 11, 1978 It seems hard to believe that it has been over one year since I graduated! I now officially have my one year of experience in the hospital as a medical-surgical nurse which most places require before you can specialize. The Lord continues to lay upon my heart a desire to reach the… Continue reading Civilian Nurse Abroad?
March, 1978 - 11:30 p.m. I had just finished walking rounds with the night shift nurse, clocked out, and sat down beside the chart rack to begin my charting before I could go home. I usually was able to complete some of my assigned five patient charts during my shift, but it had been nonstop… Continue reading S-O-A-P Notes
January 26, 1978 - 10 a.m. I turned on the TV and watched the weather prediction. They told us to brace ourselves for a terrible storm that was coming with high winds. We usually only get 10-15 inches of snow all winter, so this was very unusual. I have never seen a blizzard. It's about… Continue reading Blizzard of 1978
July, 1977 - Midwest, USA It's hard to believe I graduated in March, over 3 months ago! I have learned so much working on evening shift with my diabetic patients. I'm feeling fairly comfortable now with my skills and organization. The most difficult decision is if I should call the doctor at home, or if… Continue reading State Nursing Boards- Zzzzz…..