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Becoming Conscious Of Your Subconscious?

Nina Guercio SPHR, SHRM-SCP Training & Development Specialist Talent Development / NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital What’s the best way to become always conscious of your subconscious? Ex: ingrained mannerisms like sighing and facial expressions, body language habits, and tone. Does one just pretend to be fake like a robot with no emotion? …

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I’m Intersted in Holistic Health and Working From Home

Angela Adjetey-Appiah, MSN, MPH, MA, RN, FAACM Director of Oncology Services Exeter Hospital Special Author for Diversitynursing.com  I received my R.N. diploma in 1976, B.S. in Health Arts in 1983, and have 25+ years in O.R. and O.B. The past nine years of which was in pre-op interview at an …

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Interested In Becoming An ICU Nurse

Jefferey Hammond, MSN, BSN, NEA-BC, CCRN Patient Care Director  New York I am a Med-Surg Nurse. If I am interested in becoming an ICU nurse so that I can later become a Nurse Anesthetist, do you recommend that I read any books before hand to make me a critical thinker …

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Mandating Nurses To Stay At Work?

Angela Adjetey-Appiah, MSN, MPH, MA, RN, FAACM Director of Oncology Services Exeter Hospital Special Author for Diversitynursing.com  I’d like to know if it is appropriate for the Director of Nursing to threaten your license as blackmail for purposes of mandating nurses to stay at work? Answer: Miscommunication or not communicating …

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Do you like what you do?

Linda Versea

Linda Versea, ANP-BC, MSN, AOCNP Director, Cancer Services Norwalk Hospital I love it! I’ve always been a person to think of several ways to solve a problem and in health care we have them all around us! Whether it’s making a clinical recommendation, improving staffing or improving work flow, opportunities …

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A Career in Nursing Leadership

TOBY BRESSLER, PhD, RN, OCN Director of Nursing for Professional Practice Maimonides Medical Center        How can I be a nurse leader, i.e. nurse manager, coordinator, clinical manager? Leadership is not a title or a formalized position. From bedside to boardroom- we all lead. There is a nurse leader in every …

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Welcome to Ask the Nurse Leader!

This column is dedicated to Nurses and ancillary support staff who would like to inquire about topics that spark their curiosity and interest. Transparent questions and answers that would enhance the growth of Nurses and their understanding of Nursing Leadership. We hope this will enlighten Nurses point of view of …

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