Tag Archives: Nurse advocacy

Who are the Experts Who Write for Confident Voices?-Meet Randy Charpentier Healthcare Safety & Risk Management Consultant

Confident Voices in Healthcare Blog has a solid reputation for honest, interesting, and helpful posts addressing problems and solutions in healthcare.  In few weeks, it has made “Top 45” (by Concorde Career Colleges) and “Top 30” (by Best Masters of Science in … Continue reading

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Going Beyond Burnout to a Life Lived Well

By Cynthia Howard, RN, CNC, PhD, Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, there was a nurse who so much wanted to live a full and complete life.   When she graduated Nursing School, she was so excited and … Continue reading

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What Constitutes Patient Abuse of Staff (and Other Patients) & What Should We Do?

Recently  a nurse I know talked about a stressful shift where a patient with dementia and long history of agitated behaviors in a variety of facilities was repeatedly verbally abusive, using the call bell inappropriately (to ask for a cookie … Continue reading

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