Standing Up or Rolling Over?

The President unveiled a statue of Rosa Parks yesterday -- the little old black lady who had the courage to stay in her seat on the bus while being threatened by the bully white bus driver. With that one action, she really began to make civil rights happen. She moved...

New Thought Leaders in Nursing

  RN.FM Radio Episode 50: Come Meet 8 Nursing Luminaries! Monday, February 11th at 9pm EST On Monday, February 11th at 9pm EST, RN.FM Radio will broadcast our 50th live episode! We're planning a real treat for our listeners. During the course of a 90-minute show,...

RNFMRadio Ends 2012 With Carol Gino, RN, MA by RN FM Radio

Carol Gino RN, MA, has been a nurse, author and teacher for many years. As author of the best-selling book, “The Nurse’s Story”, Carol is a consistently positive, provocative and inspiring voice for nurses and the nursing profession. She has worked in all areas of...

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.[br] Like an actor walking into a part I can...

The Arrogant Physician and Godfather Death

[br][br]Once upon a time, there was a poor farmer, a good man, who had twelve children. In order to feed and clothe them, he had to work day and night.[br][br] Well, when it came to pass that his wife told him she was with child again, the poor man fell to his knees...

Grab Your Voice and Run

[br]I have a friend who’s not a nurse, she’s just a regular person.[br][br] She spent the day in the hospital with her sick husband, and afterward over tea at my kitchen table, she asked me, “Why don’t nurses speak? I asked so many questions today and not one nurse...

Nursing’s Brutal Battle leaves Many of Us Wounded

[br]Nurses have to redefine themselves or be doomed to a life of less–- to forever be the Epsilons (or worker bees) in Huxley’s Brave New World. Anyway, that’s how I see it.[br][br] I’m not implying that I want us to deny the nurse in ourselves--I’m not asking nurses...

Nursing Leader — Carol Gino

Carol was "Featured Nurse" during Nurse's Week at  Nurse's Network. You can see the original post here [br][br] During Nurses Week, we will be featuring a few of our nurse friends who have demonstrated leadership in Nursing![br][br] Today’s Nursing Leader is Carol...

Eat Your Truth or Spit It Out

Nursing is by and large still a women’s issue. The men who have entered have a well developed feminine aspect and are, I believe, part of the Universe’s way of helping us stand up for ourselves and own our own power. I’m not saying we’re not in a difficult situation...

Nurses: Expert Witnesses or Hostages?

  This is truly a call to action unless we all want to be in the same place thirty years from now. We have to have the courage to change and know that if we have to forge "The New Nurse" we, who have been there, are the ones who have to do it. But in the...

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