Empowering Nurses at the Bedside and in Business

Archive: Nov 2022

What If Time Was Money?

I loved the 2011 Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried film titled “IN TIME”.  If you have not seen it, you can catch it on Amazon Prime and I highly recommend you watch it. In this sci-fi thriller, people stop aging at 25 when a device on their arm notes they have 2 years left to live.  If you work, time […]

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Can A Nurse be Called A Doctor?

  A doctorly prepared nurse practitioner, Sarah Anne Erny of Arroyo Grande, California, has been fined for publicly referring to herself as “Doctor Sarah” or “Doctor Erny” in contradiction to that state’s laws. Now, to be sure, there are many doctorly prepared professions in which a person may call themselves “doctor.”  For example, look at the First Lady who earned […]

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Why I Think Nurses’ Day Should Be Everyday!

I’ve told you more than once that I believe nurses are the hardest working people on Earth! You cannot pay most people enough money to do what nurses everywhere do every day and with a smile on their face. Nurses should be celebrated every day because they made it through nursing school. Nursing schools are one of the most difficult […]

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Surprising Findings From Nurse Practitioners’ Professional Liability Exposure Report

  Nurses Services Organization (NSO) and CNA recently published their claims data report which tracked malpractice claims against nurse practitioners (NP) as well as claims for violations of the Nurse Practice Act.  The data shows that malpractice costs are on the rise! What this report showed is that the number of claims against nurse practitioners had settled for an amount […]

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Does One Bad Apple Spoil the Whole Bunch?

I recently watched a movie on Netflix, THE GOOD NURSE, which is based on a true story. Have you seen it? If you have not and plan to, please be warned this article contains spoilers. What I liked about this story is that it focused on the good nurse, Amy Loughan, rather than her fellow nurse, Charles Cullen, who we […]

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