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Medical Professional Salute: Angela Rushing



Angela Rushing – Dickson, Tennessee

WHAT IS YOUR OCCUPATION?
Registered Nurse/EMT

WHERE DO YOU WORK?
HCA- Centennial Medical Center & Natchez Emergency Department

WHAT DOES YOUR JOB ENTAIL? TELL US ABOUT A TYPICAL DAY FOR YOU.
Nursing Supervisor – Emergency Department RN        
Direct leadership of nursing and ancillary staff
Emergency department RN rapid assessment and care of critically ill or injured patients.

HOW HAS THE CORONAVIRUS AFFECTED YOUR JOB?
As the coronavirus pandemic evolves the role in nursing is ever changing. Taking care of patients has become a challenge to protect them and yourself from exposure.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THE HORSE BUSINESS AND/OR HOW ARE YOU RELATED TO THE TENNESSEE WALKING HORSE INDUSTRY?
Approximately 15 years – raising and showing TWH

DO YOU CURRENTLY HAVE HORSES IN TRAINING AND IF SO WHO
ARE THEY AND WHO IS YOUR TRAINER?

Yes  - RWC He’s Just A Gigalo and Jose’s Lethal Lady – Gannon Stables – Ryan Gannon and Johnathon Baskin

TELL US ABOUT A SPECIAL HORSE RELATED MEMORY WHETHER IN THE RING, ON THE TRAIL OR AT THE BARN?
Watching my husband Ron ride a home-grown colt in the Celebration in a large class of great horses and novice riders and receiving a reserve.

DO YOU HAVE ANY PERSONAL WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO PASS ALONG TO YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY IN THE HORSE INDUSTRY?
I know that we are all frustrated with being home confined and not getting to show our horses but this will pass. Be very conscientious with strict hand washing and if you do not have to be out and around others … STAY HOME!!!!

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