My Life as an R.N.
by Levada Ryan
Levada Ryan, author of My Life as an R.N., has spent seventy years working as a registered nurse. She will be 93 in December 2011. Born on a farm in northeast Louisiana, she attended Vicksburg School of Nursing in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and began her nursing career in south Texas. This book traces her life from growing up on a farm as one of ten children to her experiences in nursing school to working as a nurse in private hospitals, public health, schools, and nursing homes.
Ms. Ryan spent seven years writing her book in longhand, and one of her nieces typed it into a document ready for publishing.
Ms. Ryan has been recognized for her outstanding achievement in nursing by Strathmores Whos Who. She is an inspiration to anyone who may be considering a career in nursing.(2012, paperback, 90 pages)