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The American Nurse Nautilus Silver Award, Photography Art categoryIndie Book Next Generation Award, Coffee Table Book PhotographyForeword ReviewsBook of the Year, Social Sciences, FinalistThis extraordinary book ofportraits, interviews, and biographies is the result of the American Nurse Project, an endeavor launched by Fresenius Kabi, a worldwide leader in infusion therapy, IV generic drugs, and clinical nutrition Enlisting the talents of Carolyn Jones, an award winning filmmaker and creator of numerous photography books, and her producer, Lisa Frank, the project set out to capture and share the images and stories of nurses from all across America and to celebrate the role of the nurse in this country s health care system In The American Nurse, readers are invited to think about nurses in a way that they may never have before, unless they have been under a nurse s care This body of work will inspire audiences to focus their attention on the nurses who serve as healers in their community, and whose wealth of knowledge needs to be tapped in order to solve today s pressing health care issues The challenge of creating a rich portrait of nursing in America began with a map of the US and a red pen Carolyn Jones wanted to cover as much territory as possible, with the hope that along the way she would capture stories touching on the kinds of issues that nurses are dealing with in every corner of the country Some of the issues might be specific to a particular area, like the nurses who were charged with evacuating patients in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina Others would be universal no matter where Jones visited, such as nurses providing emotional support to patients and families to help get them through the toughest times in their lives The journey began in New York City, where Carolyn met nurses working in the district with the highest rate of hunger in the US as well as nurses doing health outreach to at risk teens She moved southward, stopping in Balti to meet nurses on the cutting edge of healthcare and nurse educators training the next generation, and then travelled to San Diego, where she met nurses at a VA hospital that is home to the largest concentration of veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts In Louisiana, she went behind bars and met nurses dealing with prisoners and in Riverton, Wyoming she learned about the health needs of the Native American population there Having crisscrossed the country, from rural Eastern Kentucky to Florida to New Orleans to Nebraska to Wisconsin to San Francisco and Chicago, Jones presents a compelling portrait of a key figure on the front lines of health care today the American nurse

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10 thoughts on “The American Nurse

  1. says:

    I accidentally deleted this book from my shelves I can t remember what was in my original review but I know that this book was really moving and came to me when I was really struggling through nursing school It gave me perspective and a good cry which I didn t realize at the time how much I needed Whether you re a

  2. says:

    Really enjoyed this and found itinspiring than anticipated I do, however, wish that a greater variety of nurses were represented, rather than mostly working for the same handful ish number of employers Overall, though, this was a great book.

  3. says:

    An beautifully photographed and inspiringly written portrait of the American Nurse in all our glory and manifestations Gorgeous and illuminating Makes me proud to be a nurse.

  4. says:

    This is quite an eye opener The nursing profession has faravenues one can travel than I ever knew Nurses on reservations, nurses who drive for hours into the country to deliver care to the elderly, helicopter flying nurses, on and on it goes You meet some nurses who went from bedside care to teaching the intricacies of nursing to new

  5. says:

    Reviewed in today s NYT After witnessing the extraordinary dedication of medical personnel last night during hurricane Sandy especially the nurses and doctors who evacuated the ICU NICU patients at NYU Langone Hospital, I am filled with awe for those people who dedicate their lives to this calling People who understand in the words of a mech

  6. says:

    beautiful book that exemplifies the diverse roles in the nursing profession and captures nurses passion for their patients and work great book to pull out after a rough week to revitalize your passion.

  7. says:

    I learned a lot about nursing and am very impressed with the personal commitment that nurses possess.

  8. says:

    What a joy Just a story or two when you re feeling discouraged

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