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New York Post & Reporter Betsy McCaughy Perpetuate Blaming Cultures and Medical Errors

Understanding the many roles of healthcare professionals can be confusing and the last thing we need is misinformation from journalists.  Although she is entitled to have her own opinion about nurses and nurse practitioners,  McCaughy’s 1/5/2015 New York Post piece is pretty dangerous since … Continue reading

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Humor as a Coping tool: Therapy and Nursing after 9-11

by Florence Ditlow September 11, 2001 has taken its place as a pivotal juncture in time because it affected most of the planet’s inhabitants. People everywhere can share what it meant, personally. Using the words “humor” and “9-11” in the … Continue reading

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Improvisation as Humor Therapy, by the Author of “The Bakery Girls”

by Florence Ditlow “Miss Ditlow, here is where you learn to improvise!” Said Mrs. Goodreau, holding out an empty pillow case. You see, I needed a pillow and there was a linen shortage. As a nursing student in a hospital … Continue reading

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