Nursing students learn to help people “live until they die”
Senior nursing students at the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing participated in the inaugural symposium exploring palliative and end-of-life nursing care.
The first Dr. Jan Selliken Life Transitions Nursing Symposium was held on Wednesday, October 3
rd. 76 students and 14 nursing faculty participated.
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Dmitriy Flato, end of life, Haleigh Woods, hospice, Jan Selliken, Julie Fitzwater, Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing, Melissa Robinson, nursing, palliative care, Paul Smith
Most people aren’t asked about their genitals when seeking treatment for a sore throat. But that was the experience of a transgender person, who shared on Twitter using the hashtag #transhealthfail.
“So you’ve had all the Surgeries [sic]?,” the Twitter user recounted the doctor asking. “I’m here because I have the
flu,” the person responded.
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