. . You look eye-to-eye with a disease and see only the woman, man, or child.
. . . You’re the only one on rounds who knows the name of a child’s imaginary friend and that the intern is about to sit on him.
. . . While attending the local art museum, you “diagnose” illnesses portrayed in the human subjects in the paintings.
Nurses share a common bond—a wealth of experiences that sets their work apart from any other profession. They also all have a moment, that moment, when they know: They don't just do the work of a nurse, they are a nurse.