2013 CAP Exemplar - Ownership
Posted on 2/22/2013
“We nurses are trained to save lives, to ‘treat the numbers’ and help our patients survive. We aren’t always trained to handle the transition of a patient from life to death.” Lynne Doute, RN, a staff nurse in the Coronary Care Unit at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center, talks about how she worked with a colleague to help a patient live the last hours of her life with as much comfort and dignity as possible. See Lynne’s story.