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Third Door #4-Difficult Doctor Keeps Yelling at Me!

Originally published on Nurse.org 2/15/17 Dear Beth, I am a staff nurse on a med/surg floor. I’m trying to develop assertiveness and am hoping you will have some ideas for this situation. There is one physician who is very difficult … Continue reading

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Hospital Security Becomes Increasingly Important

In many countries, attacks on healthcare workers are on the increase. Scientific American went as far as to say that ‘there is an epidemic of violence against health care workers’. During 2014, one in three US hospitals reported an increase … Continue reading

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My Voice: Lost and Found

Last winter I took a ‘Storytelling’ workshop with Pat Spaulding in the Winter of 2015.  I started out with a little story about working at a convenience store when I was a teenager. Little did I know that working on … Continue reading

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