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RN Heroes Project Feature This Week | Show 227

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Tim Thomas, RN
Tim Thomas, RN

Continuing the RN Heroes Project, co-hosts Casey and Dan talk with RN Tim Thomas. Tim is one of the nurses who went to Haiti as part of National Nurses United’s RN Response Network. Over 12,000 nurses volunteer to help. In an effort to acknowledge these selfless acts of service, the RN Response Network launched the RN Heroes Project.

This interview is one of a series that will be featured in the coming months. For more information and to listen to full podcasts, visit www.nursetalksite.com or www.calnurse.org or www.rnheroes.org. (This interview originally aired February 28, 2010.)

 

Talking with Andrew McGuire | Show 232

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Casey and Dan speak with Andrew McGuire the Executive Director of California One Care. Andrew talks about the founding coalition and the campaign that is under way to pass SB 810, State Senator Mark Leno’s legislation for Single Payer Health Insurance for ALL Californians….plus our RN Hero feature, Tim Thomas, RN plus, Casey and Dan’s usual shenanigans.READ MORE…Continue Reading

RN Heroes Project | Show 231

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CNA/NNU’s Donna Smith joins the hosts of Nurse Talk, Casey Hobbs and Dan Grady–to introduce the RN Heroes Project. Donna gives a warm introduction to the project and is followed by a conversation with Massachusetts RN Kathy Reardon. Kathy speaks with humility about her time and service in Haiti and shares some very moving comments about her experience. When asked if she thought of herself as a hero…”Not at all, I just did my job,” replies Kathy. READ MORE…Continue Reading

A NURSE TRAVELS TO HAITI”In Her Own Words”Lauren Aichele

Lauren Aichele, RN2 Weeks in Haiti on the USNS Comfort
By Lauren Aichele

After a briefing from the Navy the next morning, we flew from the Naval Base in Jacksonville to Port au Prince, where we arrived at dark. The town looked horrifying with people living in the streets and in whatever shelter they could throw together with sheets, boxes, etc. Rubble littered the dark streets and there were small fires everywhere, which may have been used for cooking or just to have some light. Some speculated they may be burning bodies. The scene was surreal and quite unsettling, and I was happy our bus was guarded at the door by US military staff with guns…Read more…

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