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Chicken soup for the nurse's soul : 101 stories to celebrate, honor, and inspire the nursing profession / Jack Canfield ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Canfield, Jack, 1944-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Deerfield Beach, Fla. : Health Communications c2001Description: xx, 361 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1558749349 (hardcover); 9781558749344 (hardcover); 1558749330 (tradepaper); 9781558749337 (tradepaper).Subject(s): Nursing -- Anecdotes | Nurses -- AnecdotesDDC classification: 610.73
Contents:
The Florence Nightingale pledge -- Share with us -- 1. The true meaning of nursing : Working Christmas Day / Victoria Schlintz ; Proud to be a nurse / Barbara A. Brady ; Nellie / Joan Filbin ; All in a day's work / Naomi Rhode ; Jack / Kathryn Kimzey Judkins ; Olivia / Heather Black ; A matter of believing / Scot Thurman ; Wake up! / Kathleen Dahle ; The night Al Heel broke loose / Elizabeth Turner ; Jelly hearts / Joyce Mueller ; Boarder baby / Zaphra Reskakis ; What day is today? / Dennis Sibley as told to Allen Klein ; Fresh sample / Donna McDonnall -- Codes for the holidays / Jamie L. Beeley ; Christmas magic / Barbara Bartlein -- 2. On Love : A forever kind of love / Christy M. Martin ; Happy birthday, Grace / Nancy B. Gibbs ; In the arms of an angel / Elaine Gray Dumler ; The greatest of these Is love / Roberta L. Messner ; You held my hand / F. A. Thompson ; Love in its purest form / Maryjo Relampagos Pulmano ; A single act of love / Laura Hayes Lagana ; My promise / Linda C. Bird ; Billy's good-bye gift / Susan Spence -- 3. Defining moments : All our hearts have to offer / Janie K. Ford ; The touch of kindness / Tricia Caliguire ; A part of the team / Viola Ruelke Gommer ; To care for them / Christine Ehlers ; The hip in 46B / Linda McNeil ; I baptize you / Beverly Houseman ; A visit from an angel / Sarah Webb Johnson ; New job / Barbara A. Brady ; The depth of this career / Diane Stallings ; How could I stay in this profession? / Kathleen Brewer-Smyth ; Women in the military / Janis Nark -- 4. On teaching and learning : Diabetic teaching / Johanna Tracy ; First injection / Barbara Bartlein ; Peppy / Lini R. Grol ; A healing truth / Virginia L. Clark ; Finding your Easter sunrise / Cindy Bollinger ; The old woman / Mitzi Chandler ; Communication is the key / Karyn Buxman ; Meeting her needs / Judy B. Smith ; Rose / Susan Pearson ; Where do babies come from? / Elaine Stallman ; Raspberries and cream / Marie D. Jones -- 5. Challenges : Now we're talkin' / Denise Casaubon ; You can do anything! / Susan M. Goldberg ; "I am," I said / Shirley McCullough ; One smile at a time / Rita Kluny ; Do your best and the Lord will bless / Marilynn Carlson Webber ; Pony / Mary Jane Holman ; Sadie, Sadie, special lady / Andrea Watson ; Lucky / Charlene Vance ; Cast-cutter / LeAnn Thieman ; The race / Anne Riffenburgh ; He conquered it / Lance Armstrong ; Mr. Jackson and the angel pin / Linda Apple ; Will she ever smile again? / Ana Wehipeihana --
6. Miracles : Stormy delivery / Debbie Lukasiewicz as told to LeAnn Thieman ; Summons to the danger zone / Joan Wester Anderson -- The hand of God / Jo Stickley ; Forgiven / Bernie Siegel ; Afraid of the night / Nancy Harless -- And the angels sang / Mary Saxon Wilburn ; A cherished angel / Margie Seyfer as told to LeAnn Thieman -- Lori's wish / Gwen Fosse -- By accident / Candace L. Calvert ; CPR / Johnnie Dowdy ; Voice in the night / Carin Klabbers -- 7. A matter of perspective : Impacting the process / Catherine Hoe Harwood ; Just look at you / "Dr. Mom" Marianne Neifert ; All pain being equal / Corinne Pratz -- The nurse's best medicine / Don Haines ; Always a nurse / Shelly Burke -- A nurse named Gloria / Lisa Ray Turner ; Dumbo / Laura Vickery Hart ; Bringing the cows home / Susan Townsend ; The crisis of today / Karyn Buxman -- The assessment / Rebecca Skowronski ; Taking care of Joey / Donna Strickland as told to LeAnn Thieman ; Pennies from heaven / Raymond Bingham ; Take a number please / Naomi Follis ; Reasonable resignation / Sylvia C. Chism -- Black stockings / Elsie Schmied Knoke -- 8. Beyond the call of duty : My mission of hope / Cherie Clark ; The heart of a nurse / Beatrice Sheftel ; Nurse Puss'n Boots / J. C. Pinkerton ; The pinning / Dawn Koehn ; Last rites / Jacqueline C. Hadeland : Heroes / Rhona Knox Prescott -- 9. Thank You : A piece of paper / Sherri Sorenson ; The call / Virginia L. Clark ; Love in your hands / Ken Cyr ; Silent angel / Duane Shaw ; Child's praise / Dolores Curran ; Ministering angels / Allison Leigh Usher ; A gift from Nana / Terri Murcia ; Thank you, Mrs. Dickenson / Georgann Phillips Schultz ; There for me / Carolyn Gavalas ; To the nurses of the world / John Wayne Schlatter ; More Chicken Soup? -- Supporting nurses everywhere.
Summary: "With stories by: Bernie Siegel, Lance Armstrong, "Dr. Mom", Florence Nightingale, Naomi Rhode, Janis Nark, Karyn Buxman."
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"With stories by: Bernie Siegel, Lance Armstrong, "Dr. Mom", Florence Nightingale, Naomi Rhode, Janis Nark, Karyn Buxman."

The Florence Nightingale pledge -- Share with us -- 1. The true meaning of nursing : Working Christmas Day / Victoria Schlintz ; Proud to be a nurse / Barbara A. Brady ; Nellie / Joan Filbin ; All in a day's work / Naomi Rhode ; Jack / Kathryn Kimzey Judkins ; Olivia / Heather Black ; A matter of believing / Scot Thurman ; Wake up! / Kathleen Dahle ; The night Al Heel broke loose / Elizabeth Turner ; Jelly hearts / Joyce Mueller ; Boarder baby / Zaphra Reskakis ; What day is today? / Dennis Sibley as told to Allen Klein ; Fresh sample / Donna McDonnall -- Codes for the holidays / Jamie L. Beeley ; Christmas magic / Barbara Bartlein -- 2. On Love : A forever kind of love / Christy M. Martin ; Happy birthday, Grace / Nancy B. Gibbs ; In the arms of an angel / Elaine Gray Dumler ; The greatest of these Is love / Roberta L. Messner ; You held my hand / F. A. Thompson ; Love in its purest form / Maryjo Relampagos Pulmano ; A single act of love / Laura Hayes Lagana ; My promise / Linda C. Bird ; Billy's good-bye gift / Susan Spence -- 3. Defining moments : All our hearts have to offer / Janie K. Ford ; The touch of kindness / Tricia Caliguire ; A part of the team / Viola Ruelke Gommer ; To care for them / Christine Ehlers ; The hip in 46B / Linda McNeil ; I baptize you / Beverly Houseman ; A visit from an angel / Sarah Webb Johnson ; New job / Barbara A. Brady ; The depth of this career / Diane Stallings ; How could I stay in this profession? / Kathleen Brewer-Smyth ; Women in the military / Janis Nark -- 4. On teaching and learning : Diabetic teaching / Johanna Tracy ; First injection / Barbara Bartlein ; Peppy / Lini R. Grol ; A healing truth / Virginia L. Clark ; Finding your Easter sunrise / Cindy Bollinger ; The old woman / Mitzi Chandler ; Communication is the key / Karyn Buxman ; Meeting her needs / Judy B. Smith ; Rose / Susan Pearson ; Where do babies come from? / Elaine Stallman ; Raspberries and cream / Marie D. Jones -- 5. Challenges : Now we're talkin' / Denise Casaubon ; You can do anything! / Susan M. Goldberg ; "I am," I said / Shirley McCullough ; One smile at a time / Rita Kluny ; Do your best and the Lord will bless / Marilynn Carlson Webber ; Pony / Mary Jane Holman ; Sadie, Sadie, special lady / Andrea Watson ; Lucky / Charlene Vance ; Cast-cutter / LeAnn Thieman ; The race / Anne Riffenburgh ; He conquered it / Lance Armstrong ; Mr. Jackson and the angel pin / Linda Apple ; Will she ever smile again? / Ana Wehipeihana --

6. Miracles : Stormy delivery / Debbie Lukasiewicz as told to LeAnn Thieman ; Summons to the danger zone / Joan Wester Anderson -- The hand of God / Jo Stickley ; Forgiven / Bernie Siegel ; Afraid of the night / Nancy Harless -- And the angels sang / Mary Saxon Wilburn ; A cherished angel / Margie Seyfer as told to LeAnn Thieman -- Lori's wish / Gwen Fosse -- By accident / Candace L. Calvert ; CPR / Johnnie Dowdy ; Voice in the night / Carin Klabbers -- 7. A matter of perspective : Impacting the process / Catherine Hoe Harwood ; Just look at you / "Dr. Mom" Marianne Neifert ; All pain being equal / Corinne Pratz -- The nurse's best medicine / Don Haines ; Always a nurse / Shelly Burke -- A nurse named Gloria / Lisa Ray Turner ; Dumbo / Laura Vickery Hart ; Bringing the cows home / Susan Townsend ; The crisis of today / Karyn Buxman -- The assessment / Rebecca Skowronski ; Taking care of Joey / Donna Strickland as told to LeAnn Thieman ; Pennies from heaven / Raymond Bingham ; Take a number please / Naomi Follis ; Reasonable resignation / Sylvia C. Chism -- Black stockings / Elsie Schmied Knoke -- 8. Beyond the call of duty : My mission of hope / Cherie Clark ; The heart of a nurse / Beatrice Sheftel ; Nurse Puss'n Boots / J. C. Pinkerton ; The pinning / Dawn Koehn ; Last rites / Jacqueline C. Hadeland : Heroes / Rhona Knox Prescott -- 9. Thank You : A piece of paper / Sherri Sorenson ; The call / Virginia L. Clark ; Love in your hands / Ken Cyr ; Silent angel / Duane Shaw ; Child's praise / Dolores Curran ; Ministering angels / Allison Leigh Usher ; A gift from Nana / Terri Murcia ; Thank you, Mrs. Dickenson / Georgann Phillips Schultz ; There for me / Carolyn Gavalas ; To the nurses of the world / John Wayne Schlatter ; More Chicken Soup? -- Supporting nurses everywhere.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Jack Canfield earned his Bachelor's of Arts from Harvard and a Master's degree from the University of Massachusetts. he also has an honorary doctorate from the University of Santa Monica. Canfield has been a high school and university teacher, a workshop facilitator, a psychotherapist and a leading authority in the area of self esteem and personal development for approximately 30 years. <p> Canfield is the founder and co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, which has over 36 titles, 53 million copies in print and is translated into over 32 languages. He is the founder of Self Esteem Seminars in Santa Barbara, California, which trains entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders and employees in how to accelerate achievement. Canfield is also the founder of the Foundation for Self Esteem which provides self esteem resources and training for social workers, welfare recipients and Human Resource professionals. Some of his clients include Virgin Records, Sony Pictures, Merrill Lynch, Caldwell Banker, Federal Express, Bergen Brunswig Pharmaceuticals and the American Alzheimers Association. <p> In 1987, Canfield was appointed by the California Legislature to the California Task Force to Promote Self Esteem and Personal and Social Responsibility. He is the co-founder of the National Association for Self Esteem, and a member of the association for Holistic Education, as well as the National Association for for Self Esteem, where he was also a past member of the Board of Trustees and the recipient of the 1993 National Leadership Award. He is also a member of the National Staff Development Council and the National Speakers Association. In 1989, Canfield was awarded the Certified Speaking Professional designation, an honor that is held by less than 5% of NSA's membership. In 1997, he was nominated by three of NSA's past presidents for the coveted CPAE designation. <p> Canfield has appeared on such television shows as Oprah, The Today Show, 20/20, Eye to Eye, the NBC Nightly News and the BBC. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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