Camp Nurse, International Nursing, Nursing Staff Development

Post China Tour

January 1987 - Midwest USA Since I returned from my nursing tour of China in June, things have been busy. My director of staff development asked me to do a presentation on my nursing tour to the entire hospital. The audiovisual department helped me make title slides and convert my best photos from 35 mm… Continue reading Post China Tour

General Nursing, International Nursing

Nursing Tour of China – Part 3

To Xian, China - June 5, 1986 We're on the plane this morning from Nanjing to Xian in western China. There was a quick change of plans so we will not be seeing the Nanjing bridge. I thank the Lord because this will give me an extra day in Xian. I hope to see Mrs.… Continue reading Nursing Tour of China – Part 3

General Nursing, International Nursing, Pediatric Nursing

Nursing Tour of China – Part 2

Shanghai & Nanjing, China - 1986 June 3 - Shanghai I was too tired to write last night and am weary again tonight, so I have a feeling this will be a short journal! Yesterday we went to our first hospital tour in Shanghai. We met in a large boardroom first where they told us… Continue reading Nursing Tour of China – Part 2

International Nursing

Nursing Tour of China – Part I

May 31, 1986 - Midwest, USA to Shanghai, China I arose at 4:30 a.m. in the Midwest and caught a 7 a.m. flight to LaGuardia airport in New York City. I waited 2 hours for the free bus to take me to JFK, but it never came. Finally, I decided to split a cab with… Continue reading Nursing Tour of China – Part I

College of Nursing, International Nursing

“Real” Nursing Begins!

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!