Ask-Tell-Ask

Ask-Tell-Ask

"And suddenly..."

“And suddenly…”

Thoughts on "When Someone Threw Coffee on my Face" (by Ruth Frankenfield)

Thoughts on “When Someone Threw Coffee on my Face” (by Ruth Frankenfield)

There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies. –Martin Luther King, Jr. When Someone Threw Coffee on my Face–by…

Happy Nurses Week!

Happy Nurses Week!

TEAR- a model for grief

TEAR- a model for grief

  TEAR is a simple model to help patients and families process grief:

THE CARES TOOL (by Kathrynn Thompson)

THE CARES TOOL (Compassionate Person-Centered Care for the Dying): E=EMOTIONAL and SPIRITUAL CARE THE CARES TOOL (Compassionate Person-Centered Care for the Dying) is an evidenced based practice tool developed to enhance the end of life care given by the bedside…

Earth Day!

Earth Day!

Guided Imagery

Guided Imagery

THE CARES TOOL (by Kathrynn Thompson)

THE CARES TOOL (Compassionate Person-Centered Care for the Dying): R=RESTLESSNESS and DELIRIUM This blog series continues to explore the CARES tool, an evidenced based practice tool developed to enhance the end of life care given by the bedside nurse. The…

Are your arms wide open? (by guest blogger Lynne Brophy)

Are your arms wide open? (by guest blogger Lynne Brophy)

    Recently my minister gave a very moving sermon which asked a question relevant to nursing: “Are your arms wide open?”  When Gini asked this question she meant to ask if our arms were wide open either figuratively or…