She touched my life. Although the prognosis was very slim, her touch, and her compassion, and her caring helped me to be the nurse that I am today.
“... a mammogram can save somebody's life, ... a colonoscopy can save somebody's life. One simple visit a year can make a difference."
“I realized that my biggest regret in life was not sticking with nursing, no matter how hard it was."
I think nursing is so important. And the most important role for any nurse is to be an advocate when you have a patient.
I think what surprised me most about being a nurse was how quickly you bond with the patient, and you are so dedicated and interested in their story and how it turns out, and you just become this huge advocate.
What led Ashley to Nursing? I wanted to become a nurse because when I was 16 or 17, my nephew was born; he was very ill.
Two Male Nurses Win #BadassNurses Grand Prizes After Over 8,000 Votes Were Cast In Oak Point University’s Inaugural Contest
Oak Point University is pleased to announce two badass male nurses are the grand prize winners of its Calling All #BadassNurses Contest. Oak Point University, an academic leader that has prepared students for successful careers as nurses and nurse leaders since 1914, launched its inaugural Calling All #BadassNurses Contest during National Nurses Week that resulted in more than 400 nominations. Eighteen finalists were chosen: nine in each of two categories—Oak Point University alum and non-alum. The two grand prize winners were determined by public voting from June 15 through June 30.