Author Archives: Marijke Durning
About Marijke Durning
Marijke is a professional writer who began her working career as a registered nurse over 25 years ago. After working in clinical areas ranging from rehab to intensive care, as a floor nurse to a supervisor, she found she could combine her extensive health knowledge with her love of writing. Although she has been published in a wide variety of publications for professionals and the general public, her passion is writing for the every day person to promote health literacy.
Docs pushing gurneys and doing science experiments with young patients? Nurses doing nothing but looking pretty and tottering about in high heels? Laugh at these priceless clips from Dr. Kildare, Marcus Welby, Doogie Howser, Grey’s, House and more!
What happens when the exceptional patient crosses our path—the one who makes an impact on us or an imprint on our soul? These patients—and their family members—become dear to us and their death may affect us deeply.
As important as money is to our survival, many of us are reluctant to talk about how much we earn. But don’t be left in the dark! Here’s a rundown of nurse salaries for LVNs/LPNs and Registered Nurses. You might be surprised which cities compensate the best.