Dr. Karen Reichel Smith has almost four decades of experience as a nurse in a wide variety of settings; as a hospital nurse, a nursing professor, a Family Nurse Practitioner in primary care, and a Family Psychiatric Mental Health nursing in psychiatry. She continues to work in Primary Care and has her own Psychiatric NP practice. A lifelong avid writer of music and drama, this is her first novel about nursing.
Any 21 year old can do this with 30 years experience!
Steeped in wisdom from the vantage point of hindsight, this is a candid recounting of life as a nurse. What is it like to know that a little mistake at work could be deadly? From bizarre to humorous to poignant, share in the lessons learned from nursing’s greatest teachers, the patients themselves.