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After his December 2003 arrest, registered nurse Charlie Cullen was quickly dubbed "The Angel of Death" by the media. But Cullen was no mercy killer, nor was he a simple monster. He was a favorite son, husband, beloved father, best friend, and celebrated caregiver. Implicated in the deaths of as many as 300 patients, he was also perhaps the most prolific serial killer in American history.
Cullen's murderous career in the world's most trusted profession spanned sixteen years and nine hospitals across New Jersey and Pennsylvania. When, in March of 2006, Charles Cullen was marched from his final sentencing in an Allentown, Pennsylvania, courthouse into a waiting police van, it seemed certain that the chilling secrets of his life, career, and capture would disappear with him. Now, in a riveting piece of investigative journalism nearly ten years in the making, journalist Charles Graeber presents the whole story for the first time. Based on hundreds of pages of previously unseen police records, interviews, wire-tap recordings and videotapes, as well as exclusive jailhouse conversations with Cullen himself and the confidential informant who helped bring him down, THE GOOD NURSE weaves an urgent, terrifying tale of murder, friendship, and betrayal. Were it not for the hardboiled, unrelenting work of two former Newark homicide detectives racing to put together the pieces of Cullen's professional past, and a fellow nurse willing to put everything at risk, including her job and the safety of her children, there's no telling how many more lives could have been lost. THE GOOD NURSE-A True Story of Medicine, Madness and Murder-Charles Graeber
Join us for a roundtable discussion with three members of the board of the American College of Nurse Midwives. We'll be speaking with:
Holly Powell Kennedy, the President of ACNM and professor of midwifery at Yale University
Lorrie Kline Kaplan, ACNM Executive Director
Michelle Grandy, ACNM Board member and practicing midwife at the Midwives Clinic at Northwest Hospital.
These three leaders will be discussing ACNM's new "Our Moment of Truth" campaign, and its implications for womens health and midwifery at the national level.
The purpose of Our Moment of Truth™ is to improve women’s health and maternity care in the United States by re-introducing midwives and midwifery care as important options that should be the norm for women’s health care services.
In this episode of iNurse Radio we speak with our guest, Carolyn Jones, photographer and filmmaker, currently working on a fascinating project called the American Nurse Project.
A little background on Carolyn, she is an award winning filmmaker with a majority of her focus on documentaries. In addition to her video productions, Carolyn has also published books and magazines which covers some intriguing topics in today’s world. If you are interested on learning more about Carolyn’s work or want to attend one of her lectures, you can visit her personal website at www.carolynjones.com.
One of Carolyn’s work that caught our attention was the American Nurse Project. This documentary is focused on recognizing and capturing “ordinary” Nurses and how they make such a powerful impact on our society. Carolyn seeks to discover information and experiences they have, that many people will never encounter in their own lives.
For more information visit http://americannurseproject.com/
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Doctors of the USA welcomes Lauren Baptista MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner at Shahla Medical Group, to talk about what a nurse practitioner is and their role in healthcare. Listen in as she shares the many differences of nurse practioners from PA’s especially pertaining to their training and licensing/certification.
Lauren earned her Masters in Nursing from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2014. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, she worked for eight years as a Registered Nurse. Lauren worked for Lee Memorial Health System, floating throughout the hospital system and several specialties. She also spent four years working in several states across the country as a travel nurse. Lauren is happy to be home in Southwest Florida and is excited to share her experience and passion for her patients with Shahla Medical Group.
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Spiritual Midwives radio blog show This episode is about Relaxing & Letting your hair down, Today's guest A Female Entrprenuer and Phenomenal hair stylist name Cherjuan Hover. Find out how her talent and gift blesses others.
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Election madness sweeps the Asylum as the Nurse prepares her acceptance speech, while the gimp dutifully affixes rhinestones to her elaborate triple-decker tiara. Not to be outdone, Sandra Furr pounds the pavement with another fierce Concrete Carpet, and the Lab comes out of lockdown to report that the rectal mites are actually TERMITES!! Will we have to quanrantine the gimp?
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