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“Nurse Overload” Article Breaking All Blogging Records! Now Watch video of 1 Nursing Minute!

The article Doug Hall and I wrote “Nurse Overload:  The Risks to Employee and Patient” is getting LOTS of ‘hits’ and comments.  Docs, Patient Advocates, and Nurses are commenting in various places in the social media realm.  Thank you all … Continue reading

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Why Teaching Nurses to Be Assertive for Patients AND Themselves is Essential for Safe Care and Cultures

In an earlier post I highly recommended a TED Talk by Leilani Schweitzer, whose little boy, Gabriel’s heart stopped while hospitalized. All of the alarms that he was hooked up to off had been turned off by a nurse. Leilani … Continue reading

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Former ICU Patient, Kathy Torpie’s Story about a Nurse Who Made a Lasting Impression & a Brief Op-ed about the Time Involved!

This youtube offers a patient’s perspective of what it is like to be in ICU and how important one nurse was in his  approach to care. Special because he included her in conversation and well, it’s only 4 min you … Continue reading

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