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A Nurse Finds More Than One Way To Heal
Hannah Cooley works at a high-risk pregnancy unit at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. But in her free time, she’s also a harpist. After realizing the hospital she worked at offered an arts and medicine program, she decided to volunteer to play harp for people on her days off.
A day in the life of a nurse who works 10-hour shifts in an NYC cancer unit keeping patients comfortable in the midst of a national drug shortage
Nursing is one of the fastest-growing professions in the country— yet many nurses have told Business Insider that people outside of healthcare aren’t aware of the long hours they work. Others said they receive judgmental comments about being “just” a nurse. To help debunk some misconceptions about the job, I decided to find out what nurses really do in a day.
The Role of Nurses When Patients Decide to End Their Lives
When Ben Wald, 75, was dying of cancer in 2012, he wanted to use Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act to receive a prescription for a lethal medication that would end his life. His hospice nurse, Linda, was part of the discussion and provided both information and support.