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Ordinary people, extraordinary lives : stories of nurses

Author: Carolyn Hope Smeltzer; Frances Vlasses
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Sigma Theta Tau International/Honor Society of Nursing, ©2003.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal Narratives
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ordinary people, extraordinary lives.
Indianapolis, IN : Sigma Theta Tau International/Honor Society of Nursing, ©2003
(OCoLC)607401914
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Hope Smeltzer; Frances Vlasses
ISBN: 1930538103 9781930538108
OCLC Number: 53091851
Description: xvii, 226 pages : portraits (chiefly color) ; 22 x 28 cm
Contents: pt. 1 Nurses respecting each others' stories : A blend of profession and faith : Sister Helen Kyllingstad / Pam Berreth, Linda Knodel --
Alex / Carole L. Hamm --
A modern-day Florence Nightingale : Hollie's story / Sally A. Sample --
Angels passing by / Debbie Downey Afasano --
A nurse with a message and a mission / Judith S. Mitiguy --
Army nurses / Janet Boivin --
Being a nurse : Therese C. McGurkin / Mary Grace Tighe --
Bridging two worlds : Judith Black Feather / Carol Ann Cavouras --
Creative thinking : doing what is right for patients / Elizabeth Fredeboelling --
Engineering change / Nancy Lynn Dextrom --
Filling each day with care : Donna Mae Jensen, nurse extraordinaire! / Linda L. Chlan --
Going home again / Geraldine Kelly-Mancuso --
Hands-on care : Sister Helen Watkins / Sister Mary Stephen Brueggeman --
In, of, and from the neighborhood : Michelle Knapp / Mary Ann McDermott --
Joan's journey / Jackie L. Sallade --
Judi's story / Vicki Keough --
Kansas' first trained nurse : Sister Joanna Bruner / Carolyn Hope Smeltzer, Sister Judith Jackson --
Mary Frances Murphy / Marie Duffy --
Memory catcher : Dolores' memorabilia / Pat Mezzina --
Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow / Susan Randall --
New graduate, master teacher : Laura Difiglio Klink / Jorie Moberley --
Night shift on the bus / Alicia Pufundt --
Nurse Josie / Lori Fewster --
Nursing the community : Ellen Barton / JoEllen Wilbur --
Old school : Miss Mary Jane Morris / Elizabeth Burn Joosten --
Phone conversations / Frances R. Vlasses --
Poetry in nursing / Mary Beth Williams --
Second time around / Susan Randall --
Sister Sheila Murphy / Carol Hutelmyer, Peggy Daly --
The art of bending with the wind / Deb Gauldin --
The gift / Susan Randall --
The million-dollar secret : school nursing / Phyllis Powell Pelt --
The quiet soldier : Ruth Smith / Sharon Brody Heath --
The whole is greater than the sum of the parts : a team of nurses / Janie Lea Gawrys, Mary Beth Williams --
Weathering the storm : Janice Marshall / Judy Lau Carino --
Where nursing leads : Mary Vergera / Diane Henley Peters. pt. 2 Families knowing that their nurse's story is special : Ada / Helen Jean Talbot-Bond --
All in the family / Kathleen Archibald Simon --
A pattern for a nursing quilt / Angela Renee Starkweather --
And now there are four / Cheryl Vajdik --
Cadet nurse by dream : the art of possibilities / Carolyn Hope Smeltzer --
Census of one : staff of five / Elizabeth (Betty) J. Corso Falter --
Community of friends, an addendum to Census of one : staff of five / Carol Vandrey --
Comfort by the yard : a special nurse and niece / Carolyn Hope Smeltzer --
Gayl : composing one life, nursing many others / Kimberly A. McNally --
Hands of gold : story of Lillian Hedrick Falter Class of 1929, Saginaw General Hospital / Elizabeth (Betty) J. Corso Falter --
Hello, my name is Betty / Betty J. Noyes --
Married to a male nurse, bringing caring home : Phillip Leigh Mandel / Deborah Mandel --
Marilyn Danner Irish : devoted to family and country / Peggy Miller --
Nana / Anne E. Solak, Rhiannon E. Tennant --
Nursing history revisited : a daughter's reflection / Alma Joel Labunski --
Ruth's walk as a nurse : Ruth I. Robertson / Kerry L. O'Brien --
She still giggles / Heather R. Beebe --
Susan, my daughter : through the years / Bernie Rimgale --
Susan, a daughter's reflection of a mother's pride / Susan Rimgale --
The story of angels : a family and two sisters / Debbie Downey Afasano --
Two nurses who knew the meaning of caring / Ann Kobs --
What she taught me in life, she taught me in death / Elly Burns-Prestage --
When I'm a nurse, I won't let babies cry : Gerry's story / Susan A. Bisol. pt. 3 Friends listening to nurses' stories : A nurse seen through the eyes of a good friend : my friend, Peggy Jones / Sue Kamrad-Marrone --
A study of volunteerism / Frances R. Vlasses --
A walk on the beach / Cheryl Vajdik, Carolyn Hope Smeltzer --
A weekend in the wilderness / Susan O'Neill --
Bonnie : nurse, mother, educator / Carolyn Hope Smeltzer --
Called on / Chris Harris Vlasses --
Creating an environment of health and healing through presence / P. Ann Solari-Twadell --
From lessons learned to love returned / Lori L. Fischer --
Home on the ranch : Phyllis Ethridge / Carol Ann Cavouras --
Miracle worker / Barb Ward --
Nurse excellence seen through the eyes of a physician / Terry R. Light --
People and pets : a full life of oncology care, Linda Brethauer / Carol J. Swenson --
Privileged to serve / Ida M. Androwich --
Ruth / Carolyn Hope Smeltzer --
Seeing is believing / Chris Harris Vlasses --
She never turns away / Judith (Judi) A. Jennrich --
Something to sing about / Irene Stemler --
The bridge group / Frances R. Vlasses --
The power of prayer and friendship : Carla's story / Sheila Kelly Ames --
The presence of Michael working magic / Fran McGibbon --
The smile is in her eyes / Sheila McNally --
The story of Karin / Patricia Birck --
Travel nurse on a mission / Lori L. Fischer --
Wendy's legacy / Loretta Jean Aiken. pt. 4 Nurses defining themselves through patients' stories : A nurse's perspective / Katherine (Katie) Koehn --
Hey Dot, they took the respirator out of the room! / Donna Horrocks --
Julia's gift / Carole Leomporra --
Michael finds a family : a family of staff nurses / Rebecca Caldwell --
Nobody / Sarah Ann Johnson --
The many faces of courage / Diane Scheb --
The marine, a nurse, and the wall / Jacqueline Rohaly-Davis. pt. 5 Nurses reflecting on their stories : A good way to make a living / Jo Anne Marcell --
A nurse for all seasons / Victoria C. Fron --
A nurse's mission / Zenaida M. Sarmiento --
Any nurse's story / Pamela A. Martyn-Nemeth --
A second chance / Shannon Bright Smith --
Family care / Linda M. Bond --
Hope / Michelle Williams --
Is there a nurse on board? / Linda Heitman --
Julia's story / Julia T. O'Malley --
Lessons from a hospice nurse / Melanie Morrisey Dines --
Making a difference around the world / Debra Dunn --
My child showed me the way / Trudie Kidwell Hart --
Recollections of September 11, 2001 : excerpts from Nurses remember 9/11 / Students, faculty and the alumni of the Division of Nursing, The Steinhardt School of Education, New York University --
The birth of a pediatric nurse / Stephanie L. Morris --
The gift of intuition / Katherine L. Smith-McEwen --
The tapestry of nursing / Nancy Carol Parks --
Touchy-feely stuff / Sally Bellerose --
When disaster strikes / Loretta Jean Aiken --
Why I became a nurse / Christine D. Rowland. pt. 6 Tribute to a special nurse --
Contributors and their stories.
Responsibility: edited by Carolyn Hope Smeltzer and Frances R. Vlasses.
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