The Nurse Assistant

A twelve hour shift worked

Exhausted, hungry, and mentally spent

Seven to nine critical care patients

All requiring full care

They can’t move from the bed

Alert and orientated x 2 or less

Incontinent and have folly’s.

And all I do is clean their butts.

I was supposed to be a nurse

But got kicked out of a nursing program

When I said something after the instructor almost killed a patient.

The school covered up the incident and blamed me instead.

Strange how I was taught to be compassionate,

By amoral nurses who have no shame.

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2 thoughts on “The Nurse Assistant

  1. Nursing assistants never get the credit they deserve! As for being a nurse, you can still do it. Don’t let that one poor excuse of a program stop you from achieving your dreams!

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    1. Ditto the NA’s not getting the credit they deserve. As far as going back to another nursing school, I’ve decided to pass on it. I prefer helping others though energy healing, angel readings, and my writings.

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