March, 1982- 11 p.m.-Labor & Delivery Mary Lou, our assistant nurse manager, wrote our assignments for the night shift on the large white board at the nursing station after we listened to report from the evening shift. We only had 5 women in labor so far, so she gave me Helen in the birthing room… Continue reading Surprise in Labor and Delivery! Part 1
Labor & Delivery Nurse - Midwest USA, August, 1981 I have begun my orientation in Labor and Delivery which is 6 weeks on day shift and 2 weeks on night shift. This 1000 bed private hospital in the suburbs of the city seems much more professional and more advanced than the inner city hospital where… Continue reading All About Babies!
Float Nurse - 1980-1981- Midwest, USA I handed in my resignation as Diabetes Nurse Educator because the head nurse was micromanaging my every move. I also became very bored with teaching the same thing in class every week and started feeling like a robot. I feel like I need a new challenge so have decided… Continue reading Rejections and Offers
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