Friday, June 26, 2015
Good Things About Being a Nurse with a disability
The American Journal of Nursing published an article called
"10 good things about being an older nurse" written by Alice
Facente, MSN, RN.
Older nurses have empathy and death isn't so frightening.
Older nurses are not easily fooled and not bothered by computer
They have x-ray vision and tricks of the trade. In addition, they
collaborate, trust their personal judgment and appreciate the
energy and enthusiasm of new nurses. Older nurses also have a
sense of humor.
Since many nurses with disabilities are also "older" nurses,
does this list apply? Or, are there other good things to add to the
Can you help develop a list of good things about being a
nurse with a disability...at any age?
Please share your thoughts below.