A strong and caring hospital nursing director and single mother negotiates the monumental challenges of her job while raising a smart, willful teenager.
A patient with a potentially fatal aneurysm believes Christina is his wife and confesses to having an affair.
As Christina uncovers a rare disorder that could place an accident victim and her young son in grave danger, Bobbie is pressed to counsel a young woman facing the loss of an arm.
An overprotective young mother is suspected of poisoning her infant daughter; Christina looks to honor her promise to keep an old woman on life support long enough for her son to say his last goodbyes.
Ray is ordered to keep Amanda Hawthorne's upcoming biopsy a secret, while Christina challenges the hospital's star surgeon over a delicate brain operation for a longtime patient.
The ER is plunged into chaos when the hospital director agrees to take on extra patients because another local ER is closed down. Among the patients is a study partner of Christina's daughter, Camille.
During a 24-hour shift, Christina discovers that a young mother-to-be has promised her baby to two different couples who are paying to adopt.
As Ray and Candy tangle over an accident victim’s decision to risk death for an operation that could help him walk again, Christina's investigation into possible domestic abuse uncovers a surprising assailant.
As Christina and Tom struggle to save the staff from a round of devastating budget cuts, a critical decision about a stroke victim's treatment places Kelly at odds with Dr. Marshall.
As Ray worries that his encounter with Dr. Marshall is creating problems with Candy, Christina and Tom disagree over including her close friend David Gendler in a cancer drug trial.