Carol Gino RN, MA, has been a nurse, author and teacher for many years. As author of the best-selling book, “The Nurse's Story”, Carol is a consistently positive, provocative and inspiring voice for nurses and the nursing profession. She has worked in all areas of nursing including ER, Intensive Care, the Burn Unit, Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Pediatric Intensive Care, and Hospice Care for the terminally ill. Her website, http://hopefulhealer.com, offers video, blog posts and inspiring stories for the 21st century nurse.

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Maureen Sullivan is a Registered Nurse with a background of more than 25 years in Emergency and Trauma Nursing. She has a BSN, and is nationally certified as both a CEN and CDE. Approximately 6 years ago, while serving in the role of Director of Staff Education, Maureen took classes in both improvisation and comedy (in order to keep her audience “engaged”) and it developed into a second career as a professional standup comedian. Maureen now does "corporate comedy", and has worked with the American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association, American Cancer Society, and the American Alzheimers Association, mostly offering health presentations and fundraisers.

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Ann Johnson is co-founder and CEO of Wild Iris Medical Education. She is a Registered Nurse who has worked in many areas of the profession. Ann's last hospital job was as an emergency department manager and director of the Drug-Free Workplace Program at Ukiah Valley Medical Center in Ukiah, California. She was also a nursing instructor for 5 years at College of the Redwoods in Fort Bragg, California. Ann lives and now works from her property in the redwoods of California. She served 25 years as a volunteer fire fighter with the Comptche Volunteer Fire Department. Wild Iris was founded in 1999, and sold their first CEU course the day that the company launched. Currently, this nurse-owned virtual company without a physical location boasts four employees and many contract workers.

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Judith Redwing Keyssar, RN, Author, is the Director of the Palliative Care Program at Seniors at Home, a division of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco. As a “midwife to the dying” she draws upon 20+ years of nursing experience in oncology, critical care and hospice. Her recent book, Last Acts of Kindness; Lessons for the Living from the Bedsides of the Dying, won a 2011 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award.

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In the first of our RN.FM Radio Roundtable discussions about issues salient to nurses and nursing, three nursing students will join us in a lively and informative conversation about the trials, tribulations, challenges and succeses facing 21st century nursing students. Please join us in conversation with nursing students Valerie Noce (New York), Lydia Foster (California), and Ramona Kramer (California).

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Dr. Victoria Rich is recognized for her leadership in healthcare, business and nursing education; and most notably for her pioneering work in patient safety and cultural diversity. Dr. Rich has developed numerous patient safety initiatives for healthcare systems both nationally and internationally. Her experiential knowledge enabled her to develop a model for creating a risk reduction culture in healthcare through the process of systemic mindfulness. Dr. Rich, a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, is currently Chief Nurse Executive and Associate Executive Director at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center. She directs inpatient and outpatient nursing practice at the 802-bed, quaternary acute care academic center and 47 medical practice sites. For the last 10 years, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania has been ranked as one of Best Hospitals in the Philadelphia region and the the United States by US News and World Report. Dr. Rich is one of the few Chief Nurse Executives in the United States who also is an Associate Professor of Nursing Administration at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Nursing. This joint appointment has enabled her to impact the changing landscape of healthcare by embracing a vision of a decreased variation and continuity of patient care delivery systems. Dr. Rich has created the Rich Leadership Academy, which is comprised of expert Nurse Leaders who customize day long programs to nursing organizations who are requesting nurse renewal strategies, tool kits for patient and employee safety and patient satisfaction innovative approaches to engage clinical staff to be accountable. The hallmark of the Academy is to assist leaders to move from transactional leadership to transformative leadership through the art of executive narrative and storytelling strategies that can result in measureable patient outcomes.

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Candy Treft, RN, aka The Gypsy Nurse, has worked in healthcare for nearly 20 years. Candy has worked as an RN since 2000. She discovered early on that she suffered from Hypertravelosis and has worked as a Travel Nurse since 2004. While working and networking with many nurses throughout the US, Candy discovered that the

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Bonnie Groessl is a nurse practitioner and holistic coach. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner and has additional training in integrative medicine, mind-body techniques, energy work, as well as headache and chronic-pain management. Bonnie owns The Bridge to Health, an integrative healing center. She has recently taken her practice to the virtual world at www.BonnieGroessl.com, reaching people across the globe with webinars, coaching and membership programs. You can find The Bridge to Health on Facebook, where Bonnie shares daily inspirational thoughts. The Bridge to Health radio show on Blog Talk Radio airs every Monday at 4 pm CT. Her YouTube channel, Holistic Pain Relief, features short videos with tips for relief from physical and emotional pain. Bonnie is recognized as an expert in helping people make changes to achieve their goals. Her focus is on providing an integrative, holistic approach to people with chronic emotional and physical pain. Clients learn tools that bring together mind-body medicine, nutrition, energy medicine, and spirituality to help them enjoy the lives they deserve. Bonnie is active in public speaking and presenting workshops for professionals and the public. Her guided meditation CDs are available worldwide as digital downloads. Her first book, “The Choice is Ours – Five Keys to Health, Happiness and Abundance,” teaches some of the tools she uses in helping people achieve the lives they want.

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Laurie received her undergraduate and graduate school training from Boston University School of Nursing. In order to learn how to become a “real” nurse, Laurie worked briefly as a staff nurse on an inner city surgical ICU before pursuing her passion in psychiatry. Over the next twenty plus years, she worked as a staff nurse and head nurse on many psychiatric units. While writing The Comfort Garden: Tales from the Trauma Unit, she raised her three children, co-wrote musicals for her children's high schoo

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Mary has been a Holistic Registered Nurse for over 35 years, working in Pediatrics, Med-Surg, Psychiatric, Home Health and Case Management. She also holds a BS in Health, is a L.E.A.N. & Expectations Wellness Coach, and was honored to be one of 23 nurses chosen to be on the DVD honoring nurses, entitled ‘A Work of Heart'. Mary is the owner and Wellness Coach for Holistic Healthy Solutions, providing education and tools for improving health and wellness. She has a goal of improving the health of the world one person at a time through education, and empowering others to take control of their wellness. Mary speaks internationally to groups of all ages on Health, Wellness and Nutrition.

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