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Candidly Critical: Real-Life Critical Care Nursing, Part 4

Heavrin, Samantha MSN, RN, CRNA

Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/DCC.0b013e3181f0c0af
Leadership DIMENSION
Abstract

This is the fourth in a series of articles depicting real-life situations in critical care nursing.

In Brief

This is the fourth in a series of articles depicting real-life situations faced by critical care nurses in their daily work.

Author Information

Samantha Heavrin, MSN, RN, CRNA, is a certified registered nurse anesthetist. Before her current work, she spent several years in critical care nursing. Ms Heavrin worked in a trauma emergency department as well. She has also been fortunate enough to teach nursing students at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky. Ms Heavrin loves the pursuit of learning. She is currently working on her fifth degree. She also enjoys writing and has irritated many friends and family by asking them what they think of her current "plot" ideas. She is married and has 2 children and a dog.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to: Samantha Heavrin, MSN, RN, CRNA, PSC, 3508 St Germaine Court, Louisville, KY 40220 (Samheavrin@yahoo.com).

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