Struggles and triumphs as a small town nurse

My original job in nursing was at a small, rural facility (20 acute care beds, 40 long-term care beds). Most people would consider that a narrowly focused position, with little to offer in comparison to a high acuity urban facility. I have to say that the experiences I had over the 7 years working in this “pooh-dunk” facility were some of the most valuable of my career. Continue reading