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A Shout Out To The Nurses — From The Nurse Who Became A Patient

Kathy Kino is Assistant Professor of Nursing at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach.
Kathy Kino is Assistant Professor of Nursing at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach.

Kathy Kino has been helping people during some of their most vulnerable times since she began volunteering at a hospital when she was 13. She worked as a trauma nurse and a hospital chaplain for more than 15 years, and now she’s a nursing professor.

This is National Nurses Week, and Kino spoke with WLRN about how becoming a patient herself changed the way she thinks about her profession:

Kathy Kino is Assistant Professor of Nursing at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach. She was able to get her master’s degree with a scholarship from Palm Healthcare Foundation. The Foundation’s annual “Heart of Gold” Reception honoring Palm Beach County’s nurses is at the Kravis Center Thursday evening.

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