Category Archives: Diversity

An Infertility Choice – Egg Donation

By Heidi Hayes If you’re struggling to get pregnant, you may have already tried fertility treatments like IUI and IVF without success. You might feel devastated, thinking your chance to conceive a child is over. Thankfully, there is still an … Continue reading

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Medical Improv is Coming to Dartmouth Hitchcock!

And I am honored to present this cutting-edge learning process to nurses at the renown teaching hospital!  It will be a half day of engaging activities, discussion, and lecture. Medical Improv: An Effective Strategy for Developing Critical Interpersonal Skills  At … Continue reading

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A Disturbing Conversation Between Nurse Leaders!

***(I’m changing the details to protect privacy.)*** A few days ago, I was sitting with two men, both nurse leaders for LTC facilities.  Bob, Bill, and I were discussing patient-centered care with respect to personal care preferences. Bob:  “Mr. Jones … Continue reading

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