Thank a Nurse 2022

ANA Enterprise - Nurses Month 2022 / Thank a Nurse 2022

I am grateful for Betty Vanstedum MSN RN. She gave me my first opportunity at my dream job of being a nurse educator. She has supported and mentored me to help usher in the next generation of caring and compassionate nurses. She leads with compassion. She works so hard to make our profession better. Thank...

I am grateful to be a nurse as I have seen so many moments in the life process. Since starting nursing school, I have made many friends and acquaintances that have impacted my life, and we have, in turn, affected countless others. One nurse I met as we pursued our nursing careers became my sister...

Thank you to all of my coworkers on 3 West at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys CA. I became part of an amazing team when I joined your staff 11 years ago. Your compassion, your skill, your care of our new moms and babies made me glad to be a nurse. I miss you all...

Mary-Collette Griffin was working in the ER when she suddenly became desperately ill. She survived cardiac arrest, coma, and had an LVAD and a replacement while waiting for a donor heart. She also went back to school to get her bachelors degree , during this stressful, demanding time. After her successful heart transplant, she later...