i'm just a nurse

i will never let these words slip out of my mouth again, "i'm just a nurse." difficult shifts lately have left me reflecting on my job, my career, my calling... you see, your view of a nurse may be what mine was before i considered it as a "real" career option. i used to think nurses were just helpers; they gave meds, they cleaned up patients, they simply did as the doctor asked. while all that is true to some extent, nurses are so much more....more