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7.7 Screenings Save the Day

7.7 Screenings Save the Day

This week, Betty speaks with Heather Munizza, RN, MSN, and Stephanie Wimmer, RN, BSN, about their work serving a population who are sometimes exposed to environmental hazards on the job.

A Life-Changing Newscast

A Life-Changing Newscast

One fateful night, Michelle Agnese MSN, RN, was watching the local news and saw something that could give her patient a new lease on life! Nurse Agnese, who is the Guardian Nurses Mobile Care Coordinator for RWDSU/UFCW Local 338, had been working with a patient in his...

7.6 Second Opinion Saved a Leg

7.6 Second Opinion Saved a Leg

This week, Betty speaks to her colleagues on the Coastal HIF Mobile Care Coordinator team about various cases, including a leg that was saved with a second opinion.

Taking Control of Your Healthcare: Using Your Voice

Taking Control of Your Healthcare: Using Your Voice

Last week, I attended Philadelphia's Go Red for Women luncheon whose goal is to raise funds for the American Heart Association and encourage awareness of the issue of women and heart disease. Several speakers shared their personal stories of feeling dismissed by...

7.4 The Right to Be Heard

7.4 The Right to Be Heard

This week, Alonda Wood, RN, BSN, shares a story about helping a patient whose antibiotic did more harm than good and an unresponsive medical team who made the situation even worse.

ACHOOOO!!!!  It’s Allergy Season!

ACHOOOO!!!! It’s Allergy Season!

Who doesn't remember the old adage, "April Showers Bring May Flowers" as a way of explaining the wet weather we often have in April. What I didn't understand when I was little was why I was sneezing so much! Now that I'm, ahem, 'more mature,' I have a much better...

7.2 In for the Long Haul

7.2 In for the Long Haul

This week, Betty talks with Jeneane Fitzmaurice, RN, BSN, and Heidi J. Davis, MSN, RN, CPN, NPD-BC, who help teamsters stay on the road by supporting their healthcare journeys.

7.1 Another Type of Advocate

7.1 Another Type of Advocate

In our Season 7 opener, we’re learning about how social workers and nurse advocates can work together to help patients. With Damali N. Stansbury, LSW, MSW.