My students took their pathology final exam yesterday, which means I finally have a few moments to reflect on what I learned about concepts which are easily confused. When I studied as a nurse, I already had a degree in physiology. This means I
Part of any PhD program is the requirement to teach. This seems normal when you consider in many disciplines a PhD is what qualifies you to teach at the college level. It also seems normal when you consider that many PhD trained
My semester has ended, which is good because so many things on the website have been neglected during this round of classes. For those who are new to the blog, I’ve just completed my second year in a PhD Program in Nursing.
I am about half-way through the second semester, which brings me to spring break. For me it is merely a week to catch up, and I spent the first couple hours this morning cleaning and organizing emails, contact lists and calendars. I
I have to admit, I wasn’t quite prepared for a new semester to start. It didn’t help that instructors didn’t have readings available until the day of class so I couldn’t be a week ahead (my comfort zone). What really had me
I am happy to say I have survived my first week of coursework. I am also happy to say that I am (so far) enjoying the coursework. I had fully expected the program to be rigorous – research can be difficult work.
This week I have been sharing some of the harder lessons I had to learn to become a midwife. The value of humility is perhaps the hardest one I faced. I thought I did approach birth with humility. I believed I understood
You would think that this in-between time, without a formal paying job and no school, would be super productive. You would think. I am happy to say that my license is in process with the state, which means I am at least
I’ve been ignoring you…sort of. I had to get through my final exams and the the last week of school. Then I was visiting family out of state which, despite my best intentions on every trip, is NOT a place for me