It takes a special kind of person to care for those who are sick or hurt. In addition to all the "learned knowledge," such as education and training, it also takes patience, kindness and genuine caring.
A majority of the health care professionals in our community are exactly that, and none of them more so than nurses and nurses' aides.
For all their expertise, doctors are often rushed to the point of checking on a patient, signing some orders and hurrying on to the next patient before heading to their offices.
Nurses and aides, however, remain with their patients.