Monthly Archives: July 2013

Certification FAIL!

A co worker of mine recently got a specialty certification.  It really doesn’t matter which one.  Prior to taking the certification exam, she paid good money to take a review course, and had planned her testing for the day after … Continue reading

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You notice a lot of things when your sitting, watching and waiting.

My mother passed away this morning, My father, my sister and I were both at the bedside. My mother was extubated early sunday morning, it became obvious pretty quickly that she wasn't going to do well. My dad had already … Continue reading

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Nurse can make a difference

This is a long video, but worth watching.   This is a bad outcome that could have been prevented. Two things about this video jumped out at me—well, 3, actually. The first was the tunnel vision and bad choices that … Continue reading

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