• Belize Symbols
    instrumental in the formation of the National Alliance for Belizean Rights (NABR). Nurse Vivian Wilhelmina Seay Nurse Vivian Wilhelmina Seay was been awarded the MBE, JP. She was born in Belize City on July 1881 and died on July 16th, 1971. Vivian Seay taught at St.John’s Anglican school in Belize City...
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  • Antonio Soberanis
    bread cooked in the same copper pots that were used for washing the Officer’s clothes and in its place, he operated a feeding program of his own and organized a team called the Ted and Green Nurses also known as the Black Cross nurses which gave free medical treatment. Nurses Vivian Seay and...
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  • Wit and Relation to Todays Medicine
    worsened, but there are other reasons that should be considered. One possible explanation could be her relationship with the nurse. Nurse Monahan becomes a friend to Vivian through out the movie and helps her throughout the process. She brings the human and social interaction that Vivian is missing...
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  • Wit the Movie
    Vivian is her nurse named Susie. This is where these two very different women come to form a bond as Susie begins to care for Vivian not only as a patient but as a friend as well. Susie treats Vivian in a clinical way and with human decency as Vivian has notice none of the other healthcare workers have...
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  • Wit Ethics
    WIT The film “Wit” shed light on events that sadly do occur in a hospital setting. Doctors, nurses, and other staff members in the midst of work, forget that their patients are human. In the beginning of the film, Vivian Bearing, a professor is diagnosed with stage four ovarian cancers which are...
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  • Wit, the Play
    Susie Monahan the primary nurse of Vivian Bearing the main character who is diagnosed with Stage IV cancer on page 16 of the play. She is fully involved in her patient’s care as well as helping her prepare for her examination and interview(Edson, 1999, pp. 20-21). She is portrayed as an assistant...
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  • Charcter analysis
    the play, Dr. Bearing begins to shift away from her cold, calculating ways. Having reviewed key event in her life, she becomes less like the matter-of-fact scientists who study her and more like the compassionate Nurse Susie who befriends her. In the final stages of her cancer, Vivian Bearing "bears...
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  • Wit
    want to have Dr. Kelekian note her preference on her chart. Vivian chooses to be DNR (Do Not Resuscitate). Later, as Vivian lies in a near coma, Susie tenderly rubs lotion on her hands. Small acts of kindness characterize her caring. Which just shows how caring and important nurses really are in...
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  • Wit: a Critical Analysis
    is still in the experimental stage. During the film the physician’s focus is on research and there is very little consideration for the patient. This paper will discuss the nursing practices and theories that were used by the nurse in the film while caring for this patient at the end of her life. In...
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  • Wit Movie Essay
    In this movie Vivian Bearings is diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She is given “experimental” treatment. Some of the other characters include: Dr. Kelekian, the head doctor who informed her of her diagnosis; Jason Posner, the detached kid doctor and Susie, the sympathetic nurse. Throughout the movie...
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  • Reflection on Wit the Movie
    medical humanities, the similarities between intellects and the simple art of caring by a nurse who is not an intellect. Wit is the story of an intellectual, Vivian Bearing being diagnosed with stage four ovarian cancer, the treatment and how she is stripped of her personal and professional status, in the...
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  • visual distictive
    play around the flashbacks of birdie an army nurse and shelia a young girl both which were captured and sent to war camps. The Vivian Bullwinkle is set on the real time events of her past life also as a Australian army nurse and Betty one of Vivians patients. Through the failure of the military and...
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  • What "Wit" Suggests About Redemption
    feels with her interactions with Susan, a nurse, and Jason, a researcher on a "fellowship". While she is doing this she is also struggling with flashbacks of a life lesson that was taught to her by her English professor, Ashford. Vivian struggles with the fact that Ashford told her that a scholar...
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  • Analysis of Wit
    is crucial in her recovery, and Vivian, being the strong woman that she is, agrees without hesitation. From there, Vivian goes through a number of preliminary screenings where she gets to meet her nurse Suzie and her intern Jason. Suzie is a very caring nurse and seems to tend toward humanity and the...
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  • English
    Literary Analysis of Drama Essay In the play “Wit,” playwright Margaret Edson depicts the medical profession, with the exception of nurses, as demeaning, cold, inhumane, and lacking compassion. The irony of the play, the once researcher who now becomes the object of another’s research, is...
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  • Bio Ethics
    becomes clear that the treatment does not work and that there is no change for the better. Towards the conclusion of the movie the nurse informs Ms. Bearing about her options incase her heart stops. At this point Vivian let the doctors know that when her heart stops, to let her die. The two major norms...
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  • Jennifer
    that it was okay to go and that she would be where she needs to be. Towards the end of the book, Vivian wanted some company so she had Susie, the nurse, come in. Vivian started to break down and cry and tell her that she was scared. Susie immediately comforted her and told her it would be okay...
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  • Reflective Essay
    concerned, didn't smile or seem to really care. They would just walk in, ask how she was and what she needed, and then leave. This made the patient feel like no one cared about how she really felt. She was just another person in their routine. Eventually, Susie, a nurse, reached out to Vivian and...
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  • Shoram
    primary care nurse Susie Monahan, played by Broadway actress and singer Audra McDonald. Susie, who is not an intellectual, simply wants to provide Vivian with health care that is consistent with her professional obligations and with basic human decency, a goal which brings her into increasing conflict...
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  • Wit Is a Critically Acclaimed Play by Margaret Edson.Docx
    tests, it also gives the audience an insight on doctor - patient relationship, patient - nurse relationship, and emphasizes on the health of Vivian. The university physical space gives the audience a chance to relate to Vivian’s life before hospitalization through flash backs that characterizes...
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