The Hopeful Healer

With uncompromising honesty, Carol Gino strips the TV image to reveal the gritty truths of a nurse’s life, from it’s early, optimistic beginnings to the harsh realities – and incalculable rewards – that sustain her even in the face of a nurse’s greatest professional hazard: burnout.
The Hopeful Healer
The Hopeful HealerMonday, August 3rd, 2015 at 1:08am

What's the best part about you? I love my hands. No one else has ever mentioned them–except those patients I took care of. They loved my hands too. They loved being touched, being held, being comforted as they suffered or lay dying. It was my...

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The Hopeful HealerSaturday, August 1st, 2015 at 3:00am

Yay!! Kindle almost done. Got my first new reprint today!! Pretty close. New info, Prologue and Afterward. But I really think it still shows situations that bedside nurses face that no one still talks about. When new nurses, LPN's, CNA's and caregivers are faced with...

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The Hopeful HealerTuesday, July 28th, 2015 at 12:47am

Do you think nurses today see less value in service (direct patient care) than older nurses did? And why do you think the newer nurses choose nursing?
I'd really appreciate your input. Thanks, Carol

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The Hopeful HealerMonday, July 27th, 2015 at 3:39am

Doctors and nurses know death. It's not an unknown to them so why would we choose "no heroics?"

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The Hopeful HealerSaturday, July 25th, 2015 at 6:57pm

Dustin Hoffman really is like this. One night at a dinner party, he asked me how I didn't get depressed working with so many dying patients. When I told him, they were some of my favorite patients, he asked, "What do they say they most...

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