Empowering Nurses at the Bedside and in Business

Archive: Aug 2022

Is Your Business Worth It?

I have had the privilege to study with some of the best coaches on the planet including Tony Robbins. Tony told the story of a man named Mel Fisher. In 1969, Mel thought that he knew where the wreck of the Nuestra Señora de Atocha, a Spanish galleon, could be found. The ship had carried a treasure worth an estimated […]

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Well, it happened with RaDonda Vaught and now, there is another nurse who has been charged with murder. This past May, a Lexington, Kentucky nurse, 52-year-old Eyvette Hunter, was charged with the murder of James Morris, a 97-year-old World War II and Korean veteran and patient at Baptist Health. Nurse Hunter allegedly administered Ativan that she reportedly had taken from […]

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Your Nursing Mindset

What are your biggest concerns about being a nurse? I bet it’s the feeling that there’s not enough time, not enough resources, not enough staff, not enough support, etc. All of these are based in lack. Unfortunately, hospitals want you to be in lack. They want to keep you in fear so you will stay. They want you to be […]

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Nurses’ Whistleblower Protection

Many states have statutes to protect whistleblowers in the medical field. However, there was an interesting matter where a hospital nurse, licensed and working in a Texas hospital reported a situation to CPS (Child Protective Services), she was terminated 2 weeks later. The hospital nurse was assigned to work with a pediatric neurologist. One young patient, whose divorced parents shared […]

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Hospital At Home

I have written previously about the concept of “hospital at home.”  I read in a recent issue of Becker’s Hospital Review an interview with Michelle Mahon who is the Assistant Director of Nursing Practice at National Nurses United. Ms. Mahon expressed concerns, as have I, about hospitals at home. Did you ever have a patient who you knew, by the […]

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