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  • 02:01

    Gina - Advocate for patient rights in skilled nursing facility

    in Politics

    Hosted By Marti Oakley & Debbie Dahmer

    Guest is: Gina - Advocate for patient rights in skilled nursing facility. 

    Will be discussing SB 1362 -Bill to Amend SS & SB 670 Nursing Home Litigation first half hour of show.

    In 2010. Gina's significant other of 21 years passed away from ovarian cancer and Gina wound up homeless and in great medical need. Gina went through several major surgeries then placed in a Skilled Nursing Facility where her life was saved. Gina was moved from one facility to the one she is in now from 2011.

    Gina was appointed Vice President of the Residents Council then voted President of the Resident Council and found herself fighting the powers that be for the residents rights. She began studying the medicaid/medicare laws and rights provided for the residential care in these facilities.

    Since then Gina have become increasingly aware of how the nursing homes target these elderly patients from the doctor to the judges that abuse the guardianship program for their own gain. Gina's intention is to spend the rest of her life helping those targeted by these guardian programs that allow doctors to claim someone incapacitated, and lawyers that go behind the backs of friends and family and judges that grant for profit guardianship and complete control over others lives without telling them.

    2015- June. Gina read Marisa Conover's story regarding her mother and reached out to her. She then hooked me up with TS radio. Marti Oakley and Debbie Dahmer had Gina as one of the Guests on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day -June 15th, 2015 On TS Radio. 

  • 00:30

    Cultural Diversity Nursing (Blog 6)

    in Education

    Welcome to Cultural Diversity Nursing. At the end of this class please send your attendance flag word to your Instructor.
    Enjoy your learning journey.

  • 00:02

    In Home Skilled Nursing Kensington, San Diego Home Nursing

    in Health

    In Home Skilled Nursing Kensington, CA http://firstatofsandiego.com  619-220-7600 - San Diego’s Best Home Nursing Company. We Specialize in Homecare, Skilled Nursing, In-Home Care with the Best Caregivers. Trained, Certified, Licensed Nurses, 92116, 92115

    Aging is a fact of life, but one that often comes with several challenges. With the best quality of life in mind, here’s how in-home skilled nursing can support families who are caring for an aging loved one at home.

    Providing Much Needed Guidance
    Families find that an in-home skilled nursing service is a smart, practical solution. The right service offers peace of mind that loved ones have the attention they need to maintain their independence for as long as possible.

    Offering Companionship and Instilling Confidence
    Seniors are sometimes discouraged when they first realize that they can no longer participate in activities they enjoy or perform tasks without assistance. Competent in-home skilled nurses are trained and experienced and can share strategies for success.

    In-Home Medical Assistance and Professional Expertise
    Professional, medically trained nurses in the home are an invaluable asset for family members caring for an elderly loved one. In-home skilled nurses can administer medications, help with injections and dress wounds.

    To learn more, pick up a copy of our free guide… “Critical Questions You Must Ask Before You Hire a Home Care Provider" Just give us a call 619-220-7600 or visit our website at: http://www.FirstatofSanDiego.com

    In Home Skilled Nursing Kensington San Diego

  • 00:31

    Nursing Quality of Care Guidelines

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    In this week’s iNurse Episode we are discussing: Quality of care guidelines, featuring Nurse Reezena Malaska. You may remember Reezena as one of our guest speakers from our iNurse episode:Reducing Nurse Fatigue. If you haven’t had the chance to tune in, you can find it on our website at: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/inurseradio

    Nurse Reezena’s passion and enthusiasm for the field of healthcare has led her to become a Registered Nurse, achieve a Master’s of Science in Nursing, and became certified as a Critical Care Registered Nurse. In addition to practicing nursing, she also dedicates her time to teach and inspire Nurse Students as an adjunct professor at Notre Dame College and Cuyahoga Community College.

    Today we will discuss Quality of Care Guidelines, which has become a popular discussion amongst medical professionals, and it is a topic that the American Nurses Association has addressed – hoping to improve patient safety by promoting quality in nursing care and nurses' work lives.

  • 00:57

    Dr. Harrison-Madu - The Nursing Experience

    in Health

    Dr. Harrison-Madu is currently the Acting Chairperson of Nursing and Allied Health Programs at Essex County College in Newark, New Jersey.

    Dr. Harrison lectures on topics nursing framework to include Fundamentals of Nursing, Pharmacology, Maternal Newborn, Pediatrics, Medical Surgical Nursing and Mental Health Nursing.

    Dr. Harrison-Madu’s did her masteres thesis entitled “Improving Nurse Performance of Medication Administration Assessment in the Home Care Environment” and her doctorial dissertation entitled, “A Study on Nursing Student Experiences and Perceptions in Processing Information on Standardized Tests”.

    Dr. Harrison-Madu  can be reached at (973) 877- 1885 & madu@essex.edu and http://www.essex.edu/

    Join Ronald and guest Dr. Harrison-Madu on March 24, 2015 at 7:00 PM to share her view on the nursing profession of the future.

  • 00:03

    In Home Skilled Nursing Del Mar, San Diego

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    Del Mar In-Home Skilled Nursing http://firstatofsandiego.com 619-220-7600
    Best Home Nursing Care in Del Mar including Homecare, Skilled Nursing, Caregivers. Trained, Certified, Licensed Nurses, 92014

    In Home Skilled Nursing: What You May Not Know

    Making decisions about an aging loved one’s care is never easy. If you’re considering in-home skilled nursing, here’s what you may not know.

    In-Home Skilled Nursing Care Doesn’t Have to Be Full Time
    Many of the best skilled nursing agencies offer part time services. That’s peace of mind if you’re looking for help but prefer to carry out primary care responsibilities on your own.

    In-Home Skilled Nursing Professionals: A Great Support System
    Having a medically trained nurse at home makes it possible to take a well-deserved break to recharge. 

    Independence Is Encouraged When Appropriate
    Most in-home skilled nursing services encourage guided independence. For families, knowing that a loved one is safe, comfortable and allowed to thrive in a familiar environment is invaluable.

    Firstat Nursing Services has been providing a higher standard of home nursing, home health and home care services for elderly, disabled and injured people in the greater San Diego area since 1997.

    People wanting to learn more are encouraged to pick up a copy of our free guide… “Critical Questions You Must Ask Before You Hire a Home Care Provider" Just give us a call 619-220-7600 or visit our website at: http://www.FirstatofSanDiego.com

    In Home Skilled Nursing Del Mar


  • 00:15

    Ebola and Nursing Students

    in Health

    Nursing students must enter healthcare facilities to meet the clinical component of nursing education. With the recent diagnosis of clients with Ebola on US soil and the CDC's changing guidelines, nursing educators are engaged in conversations on how this affects students. What are the students saying? With all the information that has been reported and debated in the media, there is no doubt that students may have concerns on how this affect them. Does anyone expect that a nursing student would be asked to care for someone diagnosed with Ebola? Do we have to re-think our approach to education on infection control? Let's have a conversation about that. 

  • 01:16

    How To Finance Nursing Home Expenses

    in Real Estate

    In this installment of "It's My House" we shall discuss (How To Finance Nursing Homes Expenses). Sooner or later if you are blessed to live long enough, more than likely EVERY human being on the planet will need some type of assisted living arrangement.  It could be minor Assisted Living arrangements or full time care at a Nursing Home.

    Our topics today shall covder:

    What are the cost today for Assisted Living and Nursing Homes ?
    How To Finance Your Expenses.
    Creating Family Based Nursing Homes.
    Why People Go Broke.



  • 00:29

    Correctional Nursing in the UK

    in Health

    A chat with Ann Norman, SEN, RGN, a long time prison nurse now advising the Royal College of Nursing where she assists in the development of policy, support members locally and nationally across the 4 UK countries. In her role she actively supports the interests of  prisoners and detainees, prison and police custody nursing staff, individuals who have a learning disability and the nurses who provide care to them. Ann is co-editor of the book Prison Nursing, published in 2002 by Blackwell. Recently she was honored with the RCN Employee of the Year award.

  • 00:29

    The Dark Side of Nursing with Critical Care Nurse Reezena Malaska

    in Health

    Today on our program we will discuss: The dark side of nursing, its impact on a nurse's life and well-being. Being a nurse can be demanding and extremely stressful, having both physical and emotional impacts on a nurse. Some of these stresses can be a result of lack of social support, inability to control one’s work schedule or assignments, a chaotic or monotonous job, work-life imbalance, and other factors. 

    Our guest today is educator and Critical Care Nurse, Reezena Malaska. Reezena  trained in Oxford, England at the Oxford School of Nursing, now Oxford Brookes University and received a diploma in nursing after taking the UK boards. Reezena moved back to Canada where she worked in many specialties for 10 years. During this time she pursued advanced education in Critical Care Nursing education and certification.

    Reezena became certified as a Critical Care nurse and then moved to the United States where she spent the last 20 years moving every 3-4 years as a military wife and working in many acute care settings. During her many moves, she continued on with nursing education and pursued the BSN via Chamberlain College of Nursing where she graduated in 2005. Later she received an MSN via American Sentinel University.

    Reezena has worked at many different hospitals across the country in many different roles. To date, she has 20 years experience as a Critical Care RN, and for the past year worked as Trauma Critical Care RN at a local Level I Trauma Center and Adjunct Professor teaching BSN (Notre Dame College) & ADN (Cuyahoga Community College) clinicals. Her educational quest continues, and she is currently pursuing studies for Doctorate in Nurse Practice.  

  • 00:06

    Discuss Nursing Management

    in Education

    Nurse Evalyn  / Evalyn J. Gossett MSN, RN and  Assistant Clinical Professor at Indiana University  Northwest discusses topics related to Leadership, Management and Nursing with her senior nursing students. 

    Let's discuss Rules of Management Number 5 from the book The Rules of Management - A definitive Code for Managerial Success by Richard Templar 2005 Pearson Publishers. 

    How do you see this applied to YOUR future nursing practice? How do you think nursing managers can utilize this rule? 

    Call in - tell us what you think - 657-383-0064