Debi Fischer's Nursing Blog

Debi Fischer, BSN, RN 4,288 Views

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Transgender Actress on General Hospital Breaks New Ground

General Hospital, the iconic soap opera on ABC for the past 55 years has a new story line that the nursing community may find interesting. This program has been on the air for 55 years and is an...

Podcasts for Nurses

In between shifts, or while driving to and from work, you might want to listen to a podcast. Let's look at a few of the more popular nursing podcasts. But to begin, even though we are all connected...

Broken Heart Syndrome, Real or Imagined

What does winning the Lotto and breaking up with someone have in common? Also, losing a loved one suddenly or being diagnosed with a fatal illness? Plenty. All these scenarios may precipitate "Broken...

My robot my caregiver?

The nursing and healthcare workforce is aging. Who will take care of the Baby Boomers when they retire? The answer could lie in the field of robotics. A lot of the legwork is being done in Japan. The...

Theresa Brown: RN Media Star

Theresa Brown has done it all and she shared her unconventional story with allnurses.com. She has the singular honor of being the only RN columnist at what has been called the best paper in the...

#metoomovement, General Hospital and Nurses

For any of you who have ever followed soap operas, there is one that is picking up national steam, regarding the #metoomovement. I am referring to General Hospital, an ABC mainstay for the past 55...

Design Thinking in the Hospital

Sounds simple, but there comes a moment in the hospital when we all say, "I wish I had invented or thought of that. I could have retired by now." Looking at that concept, we find design thinking....

Active Shooter Training

I live and work in Miami, Florida roughly an hour's drive from Marjory Stoneman Douglas Senior High School. The recent Valentine's Day shooting at that school which left 17 students and faculty dead...

Translation Services in the Hospital Setting

When accidents happen or unexpected hospitalizations occur, not everyone is on equal footing. The federal government under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has passed Section 1557 to ensure that...


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