In my life, as within the lives of others, there have been these fearful, even existential moments. Heading into surgical procedure. Dashing my sons to the ER (on extra events than I care to depend). When my dad and mom had been ailing and ailing. These are the moments when nothing else on the planet issues, besides love and competent care.
Throughout each one in all these frightful moments, it has been nurses who made the distinction. They do extra, in fact, than deal with our wounds and assist heal our our bodies. They help us and luxury us, guaranteeing that our shared humanity is what drives the observe of drugs. In brief, it’s nurses who put the care in healthcare.
Amidst all of the social isolation and worry of the unknown, the human connection that nurses have offered us—even on the threat of their very own lives—is greater than laudable. It’s heroic.
After a 12 months pervasively marked by worry, illness, and much, far an excessive amount of demise, we should amplify tenfold our collective gratitude for and appreciation of nurses. Amidst all of the social isolation and worry of the unknown, the human connection that nurses have offered us—even on the threat of their very own lives—is greater than laudable. It’s heroic.
As I dwell on my gratitude for nurses in my life, I feel: “Who’s supporting them?”
That is why the work we do at Cisco to make healthcare easier, extra accessible, and simpler is deeply, personally significant to me. I prefer to think about that the nurse who made my son chuckle whereas he was getting sutured has a better approach of caring for her sufferers because of the safe community we offer. I consider the nurse who reassured me throughout my mother’s pacemaker surgical procedure, and hope that he can safely and securely verify in together with his sufferers by expanded telehealth alternatives.
And I definitely take coronary heart in realizing that Cisco expertise has, in its personal small approach, enabled all these nurses who fought on the entrance traces of COVID to entry the vaccines they should safely proceed their work, and their lives.
Celebrating Nationwide Nurses Week
So for this 12 months’s #NationalNursesWeek, I need to specific my gratitude to nurses, not only for their medical expertise, however for making that human connection to those that want it probably the most. And I hope that Cisco expertise makes these connections simpler, extra strong, and extra plentiful.
From our group to yours, Joyful Nationwide Nurses Week. We’re so grateful for you.
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