Dori is a life-long learner. She came back to school to obtain an associate degree in nursing and her ambition will drive her forward to more advanced degrees. She chooses challenges for her learning. She requested to work in a demanding emergency department as a student caring for individuals at their very worst. She applied her skills and knowledge, caring for trauma, acute and chronic medical conditions, and acute psychological states that even an experienced nurse would find challenging.
Nurses in practice who work with Dori Taylor describe her as caring with patients and family and always open to learning. During her preceptorship, Dori was described as knowledgeable and skillful. It was stated that she works well under pressure while appearing calm and composed. She assesses situations and collaborates with the health care team when needed. She demonstrates good decision-making skills and is a good communicator. Patients and families reported to the nurse that Dori was so kind and that she is going to be a wonderful nurse.