The Gift in Blurred Boundaries

I have blurred boundaries. It takes me no time at all to slip into another’s shoes. I can feel their conflict, their hurt, their misunderstandings,their pain. I can walk a mile in their moccasins, or Crocs or Sandals. Like an actor walking into a part I can inhabit...

Nurse Bytes 6: Wrong Site Update

*commentary for article referenced in FierceHealthcare, July 5th, 2011 “Joint Commission releases new method to prevent wrong-site...

A real healing tool

Last night on ABC evening news, Diane Sawyer asked the question “When is the most dangerous time for a patient to enter the hospital?” and of course the answer was, “During the month of July when the new interns arrive.” Every nurse who ever worked in a teaching...