Patty Taylor

Why would anyone become a nurse?

Why would anyone become a nurse?

Years of education, long hours, physical and emotional demands: These characterize what an individual can look forward to when nursing is their chosen profession. So what makes it his or her choice and why do so many stick with it year in year out, with a smile, an understanding tone of voice and empathy galore?

The human factor makes the hero

The human factor makes the hero

Ask anyone to describe a nurse's attributes, and you will likely hear some rendition of the following: A nurse is intelligent, detail-oriented, dedicated, an astute multi-tasker, meticulous and thorough.