A Shortage of Nurses or Doctors? Which Costs a Patient More?

A “Shortage of Doctors” sign in front of any modern hospital would have patients fleeing in droves, driving the round asphalt driveway at warp speed right past the Emergency Room door, and right back onto the main highway, looking for the next hospital-...

The Good Hearted Nurse and the Last Unicorn

It was one of those ordinary beautiful days in the Kingdom of Change… and Magic, the Last Unicorn, had spent the whole morning prancing around the flower filled meadow talking and playing with the butterflies, the birds, the bees and the squirrels before he...

Nursing’s Shameful Secret

Okay, so I’ve decided to call us on it upfront–to say it right out so everyone can hear it. Why? Because I know no other way to try to destroy the crazy-insane stereotypes of nursing that most lay people and many nurses still believe. Does the public know...

Standing Up or Rolling Over?

The President unveiled a statue of Rosa Parks yesterday — the little old black lady who had the courage to stay in her seat on the bus while being threatened by the bully white bus driver. With that one action, she really began to make civil rights happen. She...

The Arrogant Physician and Godfather Death

Once upon a time, there was a poor farmer, a good man, who had twelve children. In order to feed and clothe them, he had to work day and night. Well, when it came to pass that his wife told him she was with child again, the poor man fell to his knees in despair. Not...