Please join us for the second appearance of Laurel Lewis on RN.FM Radio! Laurel, who calls herself a "Transition Specialist, Coach and Consultant" is a hospice nurse, healer, and visionary leader in the field of death and dying. Her "Death and Dying Dinner Parties", generally held in her home city of Los Angeles, have been attended by luminaries such as Deepak Chopra, and Laurel is now bringing these facilitated dinner conversations to cities throughout the United States, including New York City and Santa Fe. During the episode of RN.FM Radio, we'll talk with Laurel about her experience as a young widow, her work in hospice, and her coaching and consulting work in the field of death and dying. We'll also celebrate the success of her Death and Dying Dinner Parties, and allow ourselves the pleasure of her wonderful company and intelligent, insightful conversation about grief, loss, death, dying, and living life to its fullest. Dont' miss this episode which is part of our series honoring National Hospice and Palliative Care Month!

Direct download: Laurel_Lewis_Coach_Consultant_and_Death_Professional_-_Nov_202013.mp3
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Janet Fontana, RN reinvented herself when a latex allergy tended her hospital nursing career. She took positive action, finding tools for improving her health through yoga, meditation, exercise and nutrition. Inspired by the benefits she gained in using a mind-body approach to restore her health, Janet pursued a Master's degree in Health Education and Integrative Health Practices. She also completed training in mind-body medicine and positive psycholog, and became certified as a yoga and meditation teacher. Janet has helped thousands of individuals reduce their level of stress, optimize their health and get more enjoyment out of life. She is happy to share with the RN.FM Radio community her experience of the journey from hospital nurse to successful nurse entrepreneur.

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Mary Ellen McDonald has been involved with Palliative Care since 1982. She has worked in all sectors of health care including hospital, community health and long term care, and in 2009 she achieved national certification for hospice palliative care in her native Canada. Since her conversion to Catholicism in 1989, Mary Ellen has served as a Eucharistic Minister, and is a member of the Catholic Women's League Caring and Sharing Group. She is also an Associate of the Sisters of St Joseph's. Professionally, she is a member of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Sarnia Lambton Palliative Care Association, Save Palliative Care, The End of Life Network and the Bereavement Network It is Mary Ellen's personal experience with loss that compliments her knowledge and understanding of the challenges of grief. She recently self-published a book entitled “Grief til Now”, documenting the losses in her life and allowing the reader to reflect on their own grief and loss. Mary Ellen is married, with two married daughters and four grandchildren. Please join us for a heartfelt conversation about grief and loss during National Hospice and Palliative Care Month.

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Electronic Medical Records: How to Make Them Your Friend Is the medical record an accurate representation of the care you give, or will it come back to haunt you? During this episode, you'll learn how to look at your charting from a legal perspective. Find out how to protect yourself and your patient by hearing the insights of Patricia Iyer, MSN RN LNCC, a Legal Nurse Consultant with 27 years of experience.

Direct download: Pat_Iyer_Legal_Nurse_Consultant_and_Expert_-_Nov_062013.mp3
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