Episode 107 Vicki Hess, RN Employee Engagement Specialist

Would you like to come to work every day with a skip in your step? Do you wish everybody was as positive and supportive as you? Can you picture a workplace full of Chief Paradise Officers?


Well, you’re in luck! Our speaker today, Vicki Hess, is all about creating engagement, every step of the way.


From Baltimore, Maryland, Vicki is an RN, author of several books, Certified Speaking Professional and “Top 5 Healthcare Speaker” for the fourth year in a row.


When she’s not helping clients, you’ll find Vicki on an Adventure Girl outing, training for her next triathlon, Cooking at the Ronald McDonald House or thinking about how grateful she is for her 2 marvelous sons and husband.










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Category:Entrepreneur -- posted at: 8:31am MDT

Episode 106: Barbara Dossey, integrative/holistic nursing pioneer


Barbara Dossey, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, HWNC-BC, internationally recognized integrative, holistic nursing pioneer, a nurse theorist (Theory of Integral Nursing), and Florence Nightingale Scholar. She is Co-Director, International Nurse Coach Association (INCA) and Core Faculty, Integrative Nurse Coach Certificate Program (INCCP), Miami, Florida; International Co-Director, Nightingale Initiative for Global Health (NIGH); and Director of Holistic Nursing Consultants (HNC), Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has authored or co-authored 24 books including Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice (6th ed., 2013); The Art and Science of Nurse Coaching: The Provider’s Guide for Coaching Scope and Competencies (2013); Florence Nightingale: Mystic, Visionary, Healer (2010, Commemorative Edition); Compassionate Care of the Dying: Manual and Standards for Practice (2007); and Florence Nightingale Today: Healing, Leadership, Global Action (2005). She is a ten-time recipient of the prestigious American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, and many other awards.




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Category:Nursing Career -- posted at: 9:37am MDT

Suzanne Gordon is an award winning journalist and author who writes about healthcare delivery and health care systems and patient safety. Ms. Gordon is co-playwright of "Bedside Manners", a play and remarkable teaching tool that helps staff reenact healthcare scenarios. In the process, everyone gains insight into the dynamics of their team communication.

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Category:Nursing Career -- posted at: 8:34pm MDT