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Deborah Cohen BSN, RN, CNM

Critical CarE, WOCN, DELEGATION, CASE MANAGEMENT,

Seasoned BSN with 39 years of experience across the healthcare continuum.

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Deborah Cohen has 39 years experience as a BSN, RN, CNM and specializes in Critical CarE, WOCN, DELEGATION, CASE MANAGEMENT,.

Haved served in Acute Care, worked as an agency nurse, Long Term Care, Assisted Living, Insurance Company Case Manager, Independent Contractor, Medical Sales, Laison, Home Health and now Addiction Medicine. Started at the bottom worked my way to the Middle Manager position and was Director of Nursing in post acute services. Was the designated Defibrillator Nurse during the Beta testing phase when they were known as the ICD's. Working with Morton Mower and Michel Morowski the original inventors.

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    New protocol - No report from ER to floor...

    I'm reading everyone's comments here and they're all valid and true. I think we form an opinion based on the perspective we're coming from at the time. Even though cross training isn't the topic of this post it would help for all nurses to see how th...
  2. Deborah Cohen

    New protocol - No report from ER to floor...

    I'm not trying to insult anyone with my comments. I think you are missing the point. We aren't talking about your world on your floor in any given day. This is City, County, Statewide emergency response. I am quite certain that floor nurses are barra...
  3. Deborah Cohen

    New protocol - No report from ER to floor...

    I'm not trying to insult anyone with my comments. I think you are missing the point. We aren't talking about your world on your floor in any given day. This is City, County, Statewide emergency response. I am quite certain that floor nurses are barra...
  4. I wholeheartedly agree with Wizard 1. As I stated in a previous comment, Nursing schools need to address evolving health crises and adjust the curriculum accordingly. There needs to be emphasis placed on critical thinking skills. Rotations in Intensi...
  5. It's true that most job descriptions contain a caveat emptor stating the job description is not meant to be inclusive. I wouldn't however presume to tell anyone to enjoy the change of pace. A more honest approach would be to say that you have a decis...
  6. Deborah Cohen

    Do Black Nurses Have a Different Experience?

    As an older white Jewish nurse ( which by the way is not the traditional chosen profession for young Jewish girls) I experienced racism a different way. I can remember older patients saying outwardly racist things to my black counterparts, even refus...
  7. It's true that most job descriptions contain a caveat emptor stating the job description is not meant to be inclusive. I wouldn't however presume to tell anyone to enjoy the change of pace. A more honest approach would be to say that you have a decis...
  8. I agree that cross training is a good idea and it should be done as part of an orientation. I have a BSN but never did a rotation in critical care. The level of understanding of pathophysiology and drug Chemistry is essential in these units as well a...