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Getting Real: Nursing Today
December 15, 2017

After working as an emergency room nurse for 10 years, Wendy Weirbach, BSN, RN, CEN, was looking for a change of pace. She went on to pursue a nursing position at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif. She immediately fell in love with the job and decided she wanted to spend the remainder of her career at the theme park. We recently spoke with Wendy to learn about this unique nursing position and her experiences providing care for guests, superheroes and princesses alike!

Getting Real: Nursing Today
October 10, 2017

Mary Yoshino, FNP, wore an identification badge for years that told the world who she was and what she represented in the healthcare community. When she retired from being a nurse, Mary wasn’t sure what her next step would be, but she knew she wanted to continue to help people. Currently, Mary is on the ground in Houston, Texas, volunteering in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, an extremely destructive Category 4 Atlantic hurricane that made landfall in southern Texas in August 2017. We recently had the opportunity to speak with her to learn more about her career and her current role as a volunteer disaster response nurse.

Getting Real: Nursing Today
October 10, 2017

Nurses have a long history of supporting disaster relief efforts through the American Red Cross. In the past six weeks, the Red Cross has launched a wide-ranging relief effort to help people devastated by three historic, back-to-back hurricanes—Harvey, Irma, and Maria.

Advancing Culturally Competent Care
April 26, 2017

Raya Zoe El-Khoury Cupler believes there are no boundaries to nursing care. Inspired by a personal connection to the plight of refugees, Raya, a junior at Chamberlain College of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio, has dedicated her time to working with refugee organizations delivering medical care to refugees of war and conflict zones in the Middle East.

Nurses Leading Innovation
March 29, 2017

"It’s important to have nurses at the table making decisions, because we can translate information from the bedside to the boardroom." - Brandon “Kit” Bredimus, director of emergency services at Midland Memorial Hospital

Podcasts
March 15, 2017
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Last year, Chelsea Monteverde participated in the TOMODACHI J&J Disaster Nursing Training Program, an exchange program between the U.S. and Japan for nursing students who are interested in disaster preparedness. In this episode of the Nursing Notes Live podcast, we talk to Chelsea, a sophomore at the Rutgers School of Nursing in Newark, N.J., about her participation in the program and her plans for the future.

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