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Scripps Encinitas Nurse Shares Front-Line Experiences with NBC 7

Katelyn Renneisen’s commitment to helping is rooted in family

Katelyn Renneisen nurse in emergency department at Scripps Memorial Encinitas Hospital.

Katelyn Renneisen, registered nurse and clinical mentor

Katelyn Renneisen’s commitment to helping is rooted in family

NBC 7 News recently interviewed Scripps emergency department nurse Katelyn Renneisen about her experiences caring for COVID-19 patients throughout the pandemic. Renneisen said she and her colleagues at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas remain resilient, despite enduring persistent fatigue, staffing shortages — and lately, mistreatment by patients. Renneisen said she followed her mother into nursing out of a deep desire to help people feel better.

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