Monthly Archives: May 2005

Professional Role of a Nurse, and Ruth’s Special School for Insensitive Caregivers

My first year of nursing school is nearly at an end; finals week is all that’s left. My final assignment in one course was to write a self-evaluation that included a section on my concept of the professional role of a nurse, and the values of accountability, responsibility, and professionalism. The day before I wrote my essay, I had witnessed an incident in the long-term care facility where I was doing clinicals that both saddened and infuriated me. Most of the staff there are wonderful people who really and truly … Continue reading

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