Resources >> Browse Articles >> On the Job


8 Quirky Types of Hospital Visitors

Hamsa Ramesha | NursingLink

8 Quirky Types of Hospital Visitors

4. The Absentee

No matter what time of the day you’re working, you never seem catch a glimpse of the Absentee. This kind of hospital visitor is an invisible specter, a ghost haunting the halls of the hospital. The Absentee is usually someone close to the patient: a parent, child, sibling, cousin, or other relative, who should be present but never is. While every Tom, Dick, and Harry out there may visit the patient, the Absentee remains conspicuously … absent.

Next: The Telecommuter >>

NursingLink School Finder

Save time in your search for a degree program. Use NursingLink's School Finder to locate schools online and in your area.

* In the event that we cannot find a program from one of our partner schools that matches your specific area of interest, we may show schools with similar or unrelated programs.