Category Archives: Patient Advocacy

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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Pulse Oximetry Screening for Newborns

By Mandy Johnson In 2011, the United States Secretary of Health has recommended the use of pulse oximetry screening in newborns prior to discharge, adding to the universal newborn screening panel to promote early detection of a serious condition known … 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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