Reflections on how nursing is and used to be
Cheney-area women are two of 10 former nurses who authored ‘Memories Beneath our Cap’
Last updated 12/19/2019 at 11:01am
CHENEY – A lot has changed in the field of medicine.
That includes nursing, and how that has changed is reflected in a book that took 10 former nurses to write — including two who live in the Cheney School District.
Donna Knott Pierce of Marshall and Ruth Martin Van Kuren of Cheney are two of the authors of “Memories Beneath our Cap,” a look at the life and times of the Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing graduating class of 1964. The book provides a glimpse into nursing education in the 1960s through the memories of nurses who began as part of a group of 61 who settle into living...