Posts Categorized: Highlight

May you find the opportunity in every challenge.

The internet erupted on Saturday about something that Senator Walsh in Washington State said in a hearing about nurses. Her tone and underlying assumptions about our ability to play cards while at work were very disrespectful to the 4 million of us in the United States. This is the second time in a few years… Read more

Being a Founder and a Female

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I am a founder who happens to be a female. Twice this week I had a conversation about the question I’ve been asked often on panels. The question is some variation of “How do you manage being a female in business?” I don’t like this question. I wish it wasn’t a question that was asked… Read more

I didn’t know my lab results nor that I would be asked about them.

This week I visited an acupuncturist for the first time. The acupuncturist asked me about my past medical history as well as my current health. She asked me about when I last had labs drawn and if I knew the results. I knew I had labs drawn recently, however I had no recollection of what… Read more

‘Do I nurse the computer or nurse the patient?’

Have you ever found yourself thinking ‘do I nurse the computer or nurse the patient?’ during your nursing shift? If the answer is yes, you are not alone. This phenomenon of ‘nursing the patient versus nursing the computer’ did not exist when I was a new nurse in 2000. This phenomenon emerged over the last decade… Read more

Transitioning from the Bedside: One Skill for Success

I often receive questions from other nurses, informaticists, entrepreneurs and students about things on their mind and what they should do or how should they do something. If one person is having the question, there are likely others as well. So last month I decided to use Facebook live as a method of addressing these… Read more