Carolyn Jones: A tribute to nurses
كارولاين جونز: تكريم للمرضات
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the names of our doctors,
the names of our nurses.
to get through the surgeries
من النجاة من العمليات الجراحية
of the treatment just fine.
every single hair on my body
أنني كنت سأفقد كل شعرة على جسدي
that I was going to have.
الذي كنت سأخضع له.
to pretend anymore
everybody treating me with kid gloves,
me to get up out of that chair
بأن أغادر الكرسي
to me like we were old friends.
وتحدثت معي وكأننا أصدقاء قدامى.
when I'm on the verge of losing it?
وأنا على وشك أن أخسره؟
of her shoulders she said,
the one thing I had overlooked,
عن الشيء الوحيد الذي غفلت عنه،
my life would get back to normal.
when you're fighting cancer
في حين أنك تكافحين ضد السرطان
about how you're going to look.
بالقلق من مظهرك فيما بعد.
going to treat you so carefully.
سيعاملونك بحرص بالغ.
for the first time in six months.
أنني طبيعية لأول مرة منذ 6 أشهر.
for apartments in New York City,
to the chemotherapy --
العلاج الكيميائي --
know just how to talk to me?
into the world of nurses.
لرحلتي في عالم الممرضات.
I was asked to do a project
the work that nurses do.
across the country.
photographing and filming nurses
that would take us to places
public health issues facing our nation --
التي تواجه بلدنا --
the largest concentration of patients
to nominate nurses
والمنشآت أن يرشحوا ممرضات
was Bridget Kumbella.
اللواتي قابلتهن كانت (بريدجت كامبيلا).
when he had fallen from the fourth floor
عندما سقط من الدور الرابع
to be flat on your back
أن تكون مسطحاً على ظهرك
of care that you need.
to go into the profession of nursing.
للدخول في عالم التمريض.
of patients that she cares for,
الذين تقوم على رعايتهم،
to understanding the impact
when it comes to our health.
عندما يتعلق الأمر بصحتنا.
a bunch of feathers into the ICU.
إلى العناية المركزة.
التي وجد بها الراحة الروحية.
from all different religions
of objects for comfort;
or a symbolic feather,
in the Appalachian mountains,
في جبال (أبالاشيان)،
and a repair shop when he was growing up.
ومحل للتصليح عندما كان صغيراً.
that he now serves as a nurse.
في المجتمع الذي يعمل كممرض به الآن.
to become a nurse,
pulling him back to nursing.
كان دائماً يرجعه إلى التمريض
that an ambulance can't even get to.
لا تستطيع سيارات الإسعاف الوصول إليها.
he's standing in what used to be a road.
هو يقف في ما كان طريقاً في السابق.
flooded that road,
for Jason to get to the patient
with black lung disease
والذي يعيش في ذاك المنزل
against the current up that creek.
ضد التيار في ذلك الجدول.
we ripped the front fender off the car.
عندما ذهبت معه يوماً.
put the car on the lift,
قام بوضع سيارته على رافع،
to meet his next patient.
caring for this gentleman
the work of nursing really is.
كيف أن التمريض هو عمل حميمي بحق.
كان قليل الخبرة.
to life in San Diego yet.
of being a nurse in Germany
coming right off the battlefield.
الذي قد رجعوا للتو من المعارك.
the first person they would see
their eyes in the hospital.
as they were lying there,
I left my brothers out there."
who's seen combat.
the veterans in his care.
ومساعدة المحاربين القدامى الذين في رعايته.
in Wisconsin called Villa Loretto.
تسمى (فيلا لوريتو).
can be found under her roof.
في تلك الدار.
to adopt local farm animals,
تبني حيوانات المزارع المحلية،
those animals have babies.
those baby ducks, goats and lambs
صغار البط والماعز والخراف
for the residents at Villa Loretto
remember their own name,
لا يقدرون على تذكر أسمائهم،
in the holding of a baby lamb.
from Villa Loretto
someone you love them completely
العديد من الأشخاص في (فيلا لوريتو)
at any other place in my life.
وفي أي مكان آخر في حياتي.
when it comes to our health care.
عندما يتعلق الأمر برعايتنا الصحية.
of the need for quality of life,
technologies are created,
قادرة على إنقاذ الحياة،
complicated decisions to make.
قرارات معقدة بحق يجب أن نتخذها.
and the dying process.
وإطالة منازعة الموت.
to navigate these waters?
all the help we can get.
التي قد تتاح لنا.
relationship with us
her world without him in it.
fighting for her own life.
of the care of nurses --
stayed by her side
to make the right decisions
upon the guidance of nurses.
in terms of how to care for my mom
and relief from pain.
to put a pretty nightgown on my mom,
لكي نلبس أمي ثوب النوم الجميل،
just in time for my mom's last breath.
لكي أحضر أنفاس أمي الأخيرة.
how long to leave me in the room
ليتركوني لوحدي في الغرفة
ABOUT THE SPEAKERCarolyn Jones - Photographic ethnographer
Carolyn Jones creates projects that point our attention towards issues of global concern.
Why you should listen
Best known for her socially proactive photographs and documentary films, Carolyn Jones creates projects that point our attention towards issues of global concern. From people "living positively" with AIDS to women artisans supporting entire communities and nurses on the front lines of our health care system, Carolyn Jones has devoted her career to celebrating invisible populations and breaking down barriers.
Jones has spent the past five years interviewing more than 150 nurses from every corner of the US in an effort to better understand the role of nurses in this country's healthcare system. She published the critically-acclaimed book The American Nurse: Photographs and Interviews by Carolyn Jones, for which she was interviewed on PBS NewsHour and featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post and USA Today. She directed and executive-produced the follow-up documentary film The American Nurse: Healing America, which was released in theaters nationwide and was an official selection of the 2015 American Film Showcase, a cultural diplomacy program of the US Department of State.
Jones has spent her career focused on telling personal stories, and her first introduction to nursing was through a very personal experience of her own, when it was a nurse who helped her get through breast cancer. That experience stuck with her, so when she started working on the American Nurse Project in 2011, she was determined to paint a rich and dynamic portrait of the profession. The goal was to cover as much territory as possible, with the hope that along the way she would capture stories touching on the kinds of issues that nurses are dealing with in every corner of the country. The project explores the American experiences of health care, poverty, childbirth, war, imprisonment and the end of life through the lens of nursing.
Prior to The American Nurse, her most widely acclaimed book, Living Proof: Courage in the Face of AIDS, was published by Abbeville Press and was accompanied by shows in Tokyo, Berlin, the USA, and at the United Nations World AIDS Conference. In addition to her multiple exhibitions, book and magazine publications, Jones has collaborated on projects with Oxygen Media, PBS and the Girl Scouts of the USA. She founded the non-profit 100 People Foundation for which she travels the world telling stories that celebrate our global neighbors. As a lecturer, Jones has spoken at conferences, universities and events around the globe. In 2012 she was honored as one of 50 "Everyday Heroes" in the book of that title for her work with the 100 People Foundation.
Jones' career was punctuated by two brushes with death: first, running out of gas in the Sahara as a racecar driver, and second, a breast cancer diagnosis. Her newest project, the forthcoming documentary Defining Hope, is the culmination of a journey investigating how we can make better end-of-life choices.
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