Tanya is a nurse who has made a meaningful difference in the care of her patients. Tanya is extremely attentive, compassionate and caring to the needs of patients. She does not rush through discharge instructions as she makes sure patients understand their medicines, aftercare at home and follow-up appointments. Tanya walks patients to the front and waits for their friend/family member to pull their car up even though other friends/family are already assisting. Tanya does this even if it means staying past her shift. She has an established special connection with patients and their families along with trust and teamwork. She has calm, reassuring and gentle attributes that make them feel comforted. Tanya glows with the love she has for her patients and the nursing profession. She serves as a role model for others. Tanya goes above and beyond what one expects of a compassionate and caring nurse.