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Patey, Sylvia. Sylvia Patey discusses nursing practices in Newfoundland
Descriptive TitlePatey, Sylvia. Sylvia Patey discusses nursing practices in Newfoundland
CategoryIllness and health
Work
TopicEmployment
Nursing
Person as TopicPatey, Sylvia
Date2007-08-21
CollectorBeaton, Marilyn
Walsh, Jeanette
InformantPatey, Sylvia
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada—Newfoundland and Labrador
Recording LocationCanada-Newfoundland and Labrador-St. Anthony
FormatAudio/mp3
Extent43:12 minutes; 39.5 MB
TypeSound
Resource TypeAudio
LanguageEng
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Knowledge and Practices concerning Nature and the Universe
LogSylvia Patey interviewed by Marilyn Beaton and Jeanette Walsh in St. Anthony on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 on the topic of the experiences of nurses immigrating to Newfoundland and Labrador. She describes when she came to Canada; talks about midwifery training; coming here and having to leave family; talks about having second thoughts about the move; arriving in St. Anthony for the first time; walking on frozen harbour, thinking it was a snow covered field; talks about meeting husband here; describes the language differences; talks about doing Medivac course; home births; being part of midwifery steering community; talks about being a lactation consultant.
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