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After years of learning how to provide care in a theoretical situation, it’s hard to know what’s important and what’s not at the bedside.  My promise is to continually provide you straight to the point, fluff-less information that is applicable to what you’re doing now.  There is no skimming to find the important information.


I’ve worked at the bedside personally in various units at different hospitals. I personally know what it feels like to care for patients and their loved ones.  Nursing is a team sport and I have been a member of the team since 2010.  I was a player for 6 years, now I’m a coach.