August 2009, Volume 39 Number 8 , p 46 - 47
Jeri Darby has been in nursing for 26 years. She has been writing for 10 years and has published over 70 articles and poems. LeAnn Thieman is a motivational speaker and the coauthor of Chicken Soup for the Nurse's Soul and Chicken Soup for the Nurse's Soul, Second Dose . To learn more about her books or presentations, visit www.NurseRecruitmentandRetention.com or call 1-877-THIEMAN. WITH THE NURSING SHORTAGE at crisis proportions, human resource directors and headhunters are working overtime to find creative ways to draw more women and men into our profession. But let's not forget the most powerful tool of all: ourselves. By role-modeling competent, compassionate nursing care, we're our own best recruiters. This nurse's story is just one example.
'Good thing you got him here! Any longer and ...