Interview with a CCRN

I was able to interview one of Mission Hospital's critical care nurses and was able to ask her about her experiences and overall life as a nurse. In this interview, she discusses schooling and work life as well as how...

Sabrina Carver and Rachel Erickson

Sabrina (44) and Rachel (36) talk about what brought them to Providence as young CNAs and the Mission that has kept them here as they have developed their nursing careers. Includes stories of loss, grief, and the support they received...

Katie Koepke and Amanda Edwards

Coworkers and friends Katie Koepke (43) and Amanda Edwards (40) discuss their work as a nurse and social worker, their experiences with dying patients, and the healthcare system in the United States.


I weave my life into the greater story of 1934 to the present, the Great Depression, rural America, the child games we played, while man I would marry fire bombed Tokyo,the second world war, repression of the 1950s,west coast jitters...

Ruth Ann Shanklin Laatsch

Discussion of growing up in Fork Maryland and working as a nurse in Baltimore Maryland as well as working at her family’s grocery store in Glen arm Maryland