Today Anne received her nursing pin from Madonna University. She chose longtime family friend and R.N. Kathy M. to pin her. It was very moving. Kathy was thrilled to do the honors. And the entire nursing class recited the Nurses Pledge, the same one Kathy herself recited some 30 years ago.
I solemnly pledge myself before God and in
the presence of this assembly:
To pass my life in purity and to practice my
I will abstain from whatever is deleterious
and mischievous and will not take or
knowingly administer any harmful drug;
I will do all in my power to maintain and
elevate the standard of my profession and
will hold in confidence all personal matters
committed to my keeping and all family
affairs coming to my knowledge in the
practice of my calling;
With loyalty will I endeavor to aid the
physician in his work and devote myself to
the welfare of those committed to my care.