General Nursing, Psychiatry

September 11, 2001

Psychiatric Hospital, Tuesday, September 11, 2001 - New England I walked across the campus of the psychiatric hospital where I was working as a Nurse Practitioner to make morning rounds. It was my first day back from a week of vacation and I wondered if the workload would be extra heavy today. After visiting my… Continue reading September 11, 2001

Christian Single, General Nursing, International Nursing

Mary Slessor of Calabar (Nigeria) – Pioneer Missionary

Free Book Recommendation! Dear Readers, I rediscovered an old favorite missionary biography on Kindle which was free, so I downloaded it even though I have the hardback copy in my personal library. It is easier to read it off my mobile phone during free moments compared to carrying the hardback around. It has probably been […]

Christian Single, General Nursing, Marsha Swinehart RN

A Mother of None or Many?

May 2001 After examining me, my gynecologist gently said, "Pam, I'm afraid you need to have a hysterectomy. I don't want to let you keep bleeding like this and ending up with an emergency situation." I choked back the tears and replied, "Is there any way I could be on a different floor so I… Continue reading A Mother of None or Many?

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatry

The Psychiatric Hospital

December 1998 - New England, USA I have now completed my first six months as a Nurse Practitioner in a 120-bed psychiatric hospital. I thank God for my boss, Dr. T., who is a Family Practice Physician and an excellent teacher. The hospital has an adult unit for acute psychiatric problems, a second adult unit… Continue reading The Psychiatric Hospital