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Last First Name: Williams, Karen RN BSN
E-Mail: karnwms@snet.net
City: Groton
State: Connecticut
What kind of nursing do you do: In-patient rehabilitation physical medicine
Marital Status: M
How many years have you been practicing as a nurse: 2
Would you recommend the field: No unless seeking BS or higher degree to guarantee flexibility in job market.
Employment changes in career: 2
Reason for the change: Pt nurse ratio was ridiculous no support concern for RNs


Nursing School you attend if applicable: UCONN SON presently enrolled in MSN at same
Where do you work: Hosp
Do you carry a personal malpractice insurance policy why or why not: Yes always like added protection
Your most pressing concerns with the profession and healthcare: Morale at all levels. Lack of respect for profession from within and without. Nurses have done poor job of garnering support from political areas as well as from ! those we serve. Am concerned for future of nursing with such laissez-faire efforts by nurses and those who employ them. Youd think health care was a cork floating on a sea of insurers we had to flow where the current takes us. I say put up a sail and harness the wind set our own direction
What attracted you to the field of Nursing: Variety of settings using both brain and physical aspects of self.


Favorite TV show and musical artists: rarely watch tv
Favorite food: baked stuffed lobster
Personal or favorite Quote: Go for it
Qualities you admire in your friends & loved ones: Energy commitment humor loyalty. Intelligence
Pet Peeves: Mediocrity at anything. Laziness. Nurses who dont support nurses.
Major turn-offs: Selfishness disrespect for women.
Hobbies and activities you enjoy outside of work: gardening nature reading Internet
Pets favorite vacation spots: Seashore anyplace that's tranquil natural
Other areas of interest and expertise: Writing learning golf parenting teens

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Last updated by Andrew Lopez, RN on May 23, 2015


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