Several years ago I was honored to make the acquaintance of Pete Dowan on Facebook. He hail’s from Canada and he’s a musician who has written many warm and heartfelt songs often based on his life experiences. Pete has spent a considerable portion of his life in the hospital and under the care and supervision of doctors and nurses. He developed a strong affection and respect for nurses and one of his songs is a tribute to The Ladies in White. Pete has received many requests for the song to become a RINGTONE, and today he notified me that this has come to fruition. So far it’s ONLY available for…
Color Psychology — what Color Scrubs do YOU Prefer?
Wearing white is synonymous with nurses although for a long while now nurses have worn colorful uniforms and scrubs. Scrubs have come to be the most popular choice. And with so many options they will never be considered to be boring as was the old white nurses uniform and cap. Did you ever wonder why you are drawn to specific color scrubs, or why a facility or educational institute might favor a specific color? I find myself drawn to blue first and then to other colors. What about you? Check out this color info-graphic from Uniform Advantage on Color Psychology. View their online catalog for some terrific choices. P.S.…
Earth Song (Why Don’t We Stand)
A nice song from Pete Dowan in honor of upcoming Earth Day. Enjoy……
Link to Pete Dowan’s Tribute to Nurses
You can link to a widget for Pete Dowan’s musical tribute (Ladies in White) to nurses here.
When Patients Say Thanks it’s Special!!!
When patients thank us for what we do as nurses, it’s really special. And when they take the time to do something unique it’s very gratifying!! Pete Dowan is a disabled musician who writes and records his own music in his basement in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. He has spent a lot of time in hospitals and around nurses and he wrote a song to say thanks to the Ladies in White. Yes, he knows nursing is not about gender, but his nurses were all women and the all wore white….so go with it and be gracious for his gift and thanks!!! Give his music a listen on his MySpace…