The trained nurse has become one of

The trained nurse has become one of the great blessings of humanity, taking a place beside the physician and the priest…. ~William Osler

Nursing is not for everyone it takes

Nursing is not for everyone.  It takes a very strong, intelligent, and compassionate person to take on the ills of the world with passion and purpose and work to maintain the health and well-being of the planet.  No wonder we’re exhausted at the end of the day!  ~Donna Wilk Cardillo09&10mail

If christian scientists had more science and

If Christian scientists had more science and doctors more Christianity, it wouldn’t make any difference which you called in – if you had a good nurse.  ~Finley Peter DunneCCDP

You know youre a nurse if you

You know you’re a nurse if… you triage the laundry when at home:  This pile needs immediate attention, the pile can wait, this pile, with a little stain stick will be OK until you get back to it.  ~Donna Wilk Cardillo09&10mail

When i think about all the patients

When I think about all the patients and their loved ones that I have worked with over the years, I know most of them don’t remember me nor I them.  But I do know that I gave a little piece of myself to each of them and they to me and those threads make up the beautiful tapestry in my mind that is my career in nursing.  ~Donna Wilk Cardillo09&10mail, A Daybook for Beginning Nurses