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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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I’m On Board with the “Stay Nasty” Project!

Michelle Roginsky and Ash Peters are in the early phase of a new project on FB called Stay Nasty or StayNasty.  The term, although makes me cringe a bit is valid.  Our President-elect, Trump used it to describe Secretary Clinton in … Continue reading

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