When you picture a Registered Nurse, murder is not a phenomenon that sits well with that typical imagery. Yet, the number of cases of nurses accused and convicted of murdering patients is increasing at an astounding rate. Try to find out about this phenomenon and you stand a better chance of going out in a rain storm and being struck by lightning. Much of what we know comes primarily from media and definitely not from any nursing literature or sources until NOW.
For instance, May 2013 Australian Registered Nurse Roger Dean has just admitted to setting the fire that burned a nursing home he worked at killing 11 patients.
In this series of blogs I will profile these killers. Chances are that before you “check out” you are gonna “check in” at a hospital somewhere. A book called taRNished will be released soon. You will be able to follow the journey of one of these prolific killers. In the meantime, follow this blog series to learn of the real life killers among you then you will have the tools to decide if MALIGNANT CAPACITY could be in the healing hands that are working on you.