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I am a clinical nurse specialist, skin and wound specialist, longtime critical care nurse, and nurse educator. Follow me on Twitter (@nurseTTG) for patient safety and quality of care updates!

What We Don't Measure

Nineteen-eighty-two was the year I began nursing, associate's degree proudly in hand, in a community hospital's coronary care unit. My excitement about practicing in critical care was tempered by the...

How to Write to Your Legislator

Well, why not be the somebody who does? You can make change happen; it's as easy as writing a letter. Writing to your Senator or Representative is not as daunting as it may seem. These people...

Communication Advice for Nursing Students

We all make communication mistakes. As a hospital-based nurse for over 30 years, I've certainly made my share, and witnessed many more. Along the way, I've picked up a few tips that I hope are...