Thirty-three nurses who graduated before 1950 were interviewed about nursing in communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. Their nursing experiences cover a 60 year period and the stories reflect the nurses' perceptions and feelings about the nursing school experience, practicing nursing in various settings and communities, and the changes in the nursing profession throughout their career. The stories also give insight into the commitment and strength of a generation of nurses.The public health nurse in St. Johna#39;s worked very independently and had the authority to make decisions about the ... We did all of the pre school exams, we checked the children to make sure they were healthy and in school and if they wereanbsp;...
|Title||:||From the Voices of Nurses|
|Author||:||Marilyn Beaton, Jeanette Walsh|
|Publisher||:||Breakwater Books - 2004|