National Nurses Week: In Praise of the Human Connection

In my life, as within the lives of others, there have been these fearful, even existential moments. Heading into surgical procedure. Speeding my sons to the ER (on extra events than I care to rely). When my mother and father have been sick and ailing. These are the moments when nothing else on the earth issues, besides love and competent care.

Throughout each one in every of these frightful moments, it has been nurses who made the distinction. They do extra, after all, 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 medication. Briefly, it’s nurses who put the care in healthcare.


Amidst all of the social isolation and concern of the unknown, the human connection that nurses have supplied us—even on the threat of their very own lives—is greater than laudable. It’s heroic.


After a yr pervasively marked by concern, 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 concern of the unknown, the human connection that nurses have supplied 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 believe: “Who’s supporting them?”

For this reason the work we do at Cisco to make healthcare simpler, extra accessible, and more practical is deeply, personally significant to me. I prefer to think about that the nurse who made my son snort whereas he was getting sutured has a neater approach of caring for her sufferers due to 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 means of expanded telehealth alternatives.

And I actually take coronary heart in realizing that Cisco expertise has, in its personal small approach, enabled all these nurses who fought on the entrance strains of COVID to entry the vaccines they should safely proceed their work, and their lives.

 


Celebrating Nationwide Nurses Week

So for this yr’s #NationalNursesWeek, I need to categorical my gratitude to nurses, not only for their medical abilities, however for making that human connection to those that want it essentially the most. And I hope that Cisco expertise makes these connections simpler, extra strong, and extra plentiful.

From our workforce to yours, Comfortable Nationwide Nurses Week. We’re so grateful for you.

 


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