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Workplace Violence | DeAnn McEwen and Martha Kuhl Segment | Show 309

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Guests: DeAnn McEwen and Martha Kuhl

RNs DeAnn McEwen and Martha Kuhl talk about the tragic murder of RN Cynthia Palomata. Cynthia was murdered by a patient while she was on duty. Unfortunately workplace violence is on the rise in hospitals and other health care facilities.

Lynn Ruth Miller, plus DeAnn McEwen and Martha Kuhl on Workplace Violence | Show 309

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Casey and Dan talk about Dan’s bout with the “brown recluse” family in his garage. Funny lady Lynn Ruth Miller stops by the studio and gives tips on how to get through the holidays—starting with how to avoid getting arrested while going through security at the airport.

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On a more serious note RNs DeAnn McEwen and Martha Kuhl talk about the tragic murder of RN Cynthia Palomata. Cynthia was murdered by a patient while she was on duty. Unfortunately workplace violence is on the rise in hospitals and other health care facilities. This tragedy has brought about the critical need for workplace policies and legislation that will prevent and protect workers from ever having to be victimized by this growing epidemic.A trust account has been set up for Cynthia’s family.Cynthia B. Palomata Trust FundRedwood Credit UnionSan Rafael Branch209 3rd Street San Rafael, CA 94901-3546(415) 457-4612Routing #321177586Account #356859

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Mary Michelucci on SF St. Luke’s Discriminatory Hiring and Terri Tate on Lateral Violence | Show 247

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Dan’s back from Disneyland and updates us on the new and improved “It’s a Small World” ride. Anyone who has ever been to Disneyland knows just how annoying this ride was—get ready—Danny boy says it’s even worse now—but hey, don’t tell your kids.Casey and Dan visit with an RN from San Francisco’s St. Luke’s Hospital. The hospital has recently been under fire for discriminatory hiring practices. This is yet another issue that has plagued the hospital since Sutter Health took it over.

Later in the show we visit with RN consultant and inspirational speaker Terri Tate. Terri introduces a very sensitive topic known as “lateral violence,” or nurse-on-nurse violence. This is a very interesting and important conversation you won’t want to miss.And as a matter of gratitude we wish to thank our friends at California Nurses Association and National Nurses United for their unwavering support of Nurse Talk. Read more…

Discriminatory Hiring Practices at SF St. Lukes and Terri Tate and Lateral Violence | Show 247

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We visit with Mary Michelucci, an RN from San Francisco’s St. Luke’s Hospital, which has been under fire for discriminatory hiring practices. It’s just the latest issue to plague the hospital since Sutter Health took it over.

Later RN consultant and inspirational speaker Terri Tate broaches the sensitive topic of “horizontal violence,” also known as lateral, or nurse-on-nurse violence.

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Workplace Violence | Karen Coughlin and Linda Condon Segment | Show 246

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Guests: Karen Coughlin and Linda Condon

Casey talks with Boston RNs Karen Coughlin and Linda Condon about the epidemic of Workplace Violence. Both Karen and Linda speak from personal and professional experience on this topic as they have both been victims of workplace assault. They are now on the front lines (supported by Massachusetts Nurses Association) fighting for legislation that will broaden the laws for those who assault nurses and other healthcare workers on the job. There is progress being made and the Governor of Massachusetts, Duval Patrick, just signed an Assault Protection law. For more information about Workplace Violence and what you can do to fight it in your hospital go to http://www.massnurses.org. Read more…

Workplace Violence | Show 246

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Listen to the Show Dan’s on vacation so after a series of her own “medication errors,” Pattie steps in and oh…it’s a bad hair day! It just makes us realize how much we miss Elvis!

BUT help is on the way when Casey talks to RNs Karen Coughlin and Linda Condon about the epidemic of workplace violence against nurses and other health care workers. This is something you don’t hear about and the conversation will shock you. 

Did you know that nurses are on par with prison guards and police officers for the highest rate of workplace violence? For many years it has been looked at as just “part of the job.” Help is on the way and the nurses are on the front lines to change legislation to protect against this abuse.

And of course we always want to give a big thank you to our great presenting sponsors the California Nurses Association and National Nurses UnitedRead more…

Karen Coughlin and Linda Condon on Workplace Violence | Show 246

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Dan’s on vacation so after a series of her own “medication errors,” Pattie steps in and oh…it’s a bad hair day! It just makes us realize how much we miss Elvis!

Casey and Pattie talk with RNs Karen Coughlin and Linda Condon about the epidemic of workplace violence against nurses and other health care workers. Did you know that nurses are on par with prison guards and police officers for the highest rate of workplace violence? For many years it has been looked at as just “part of the job.” But nurses are on the front lines to change legislation to protect against this abuse. Read more…

Arizona, Baby Whisperer and Trande Phillips | Show 235

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COMING UP on the show this week…Casey talks about her recent skirmish at an Arizona checkpoint, Dan’s “thing” is now green and Marsha Podd, aka The Baby Whisperer—ROCKS! Also—listen to what RN Trande Phillips has to say about a new study that proves RN+Patient/Ratios save lives. READ MORE…Continue Reading