There were so many pictures yesterday that I couldn’t condense them into one blog. Let’s see more international and local SMYSers. Hover over the pic to see the caption. Thank you for being part of our community! Advertisements
So, Christmas is over and the end of the year is nigh. Time for a useless New Years resolution or six. Not this year. I have had the opportunity to observe a whole lot of people during the final quarter of this year. I am not going to sit down and make some ridiculous list that… Continue reading Post-Christmas Promises
I woke up on Christmas Morning to the international community all over the SMYS group. This is a tiny percentage, but let’s honor Healthcare around the world right here. There is no celebration of Christmas allowed in Saudi Arabia….
Ah, December 24th! People are off to spend holidays with their families! Goodwill, Christmas carols, yummy food, and togetherness! Unless you are us. Maybe you are working days today, and will show up at your Mother-in-Law’s house wearing wrinkled scrubs, wild hair, and a whiff of c-diff. At 8:30pm. You will get the treat of… Continue reading Healthcare Holidays
How long were you on the nursing school waiting list? For me it was almost two years. I went to a community college and their charter did not allow them to take students in order of GPA, or anything else. It was straight numbers on the waiting list. I was actually an alternate for the… Continue reading Waste of a nursing education.
We just gave out our first scholarship. Yes, you read that correctly. Ok, so no money changed hands on our end. However….. I received this email: “Hello! This is <name redacted>. I was rear ended the day before Thanksgiving and it has taken me off of work. Because of that, I had to let my… Continue reading The best day EVER for SMYS
I know that you feel the same horror I feel after reading This tragic story about a nurse and a domestic abuse survivor…..now a domestic abuse fatality. She was leaving work, and was shot and killed by her estranged husband. He was out on bond for the last time he beat her up. She leaves behind… Continue reading Nurses: When one of us is Killed