Gary Bronga is an expert entrepreneur and Founder of Clipeze Worldwide, Inc., a Florida Corporation. He is the author of the book: "Bringing a Product to Market From Your Home: With $500 and an Idea you can Make Millions". Gary has been awarded five US Patents and is a Small Business coach. He is a frequent guest speaker at conferences, community colleges, universities and on business talk radio. He has been featured in newspapers and business magazine articles. If you've ever been interested in creating a product and bringing it to market, join us as we discuss product development, marketing, branding, trademarkes, copyright and patents with an expert in the field! Nurses, we CAN bring our individual and collective genius to the marketplace, and Gary Bronga can help us realize how to do it!

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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!

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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.

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Please join us for an episode of RN.FM Radio like no other! On October 28th, 2013, we will be joined by three clinicians who are also accomplished poets and writers. Our airwaves will be graced with these writers' generous reading of their work (much of which is directly related to healthcare, medicine and nursing), and we will also discuss various aspects of what it means to be a medical professional and a dedicated writer. Joining us on this evening of inspiration and creativity will be Stacy Nigliazzo, RN and professional poet; Tom Lombardo, the founding Editor-in-Chief of WebMD; and Judy Schaefer, RN, MA and professional nurse poet and writer. Get ready to be moved and inspired!

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Karen Apy, RN-BC CNLCP LNCC has been a nurse for the past 30 years. She has experience in various clinical areas including emergency medicine, rehabilitation, medical surgical, outpatient surgery, brain injury, alcohol and drug rehabilitation, case management, home health and long-term care. Her consulting services have included legal nurse consulting, life care planning, case management, adjunct professor, author, speaker, mentor, business development and marketing. Ms. Apy currently spends her days as a Dermatology Consultant, a Defense Legal Nurse Consultant and a National Recruiter and trainer of Entrepreneurs. She says “I just love being a NURSE…we have the knowledge base and the opportunities to reach out beyond our comfort zone and achieve our dreams! We each can have such an amazing journey and meet so many people beautiful people along the way. Go ahead believe in yourself…it is an amazing feeling!”

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Finally, Brittney Wilson (aka "The Nerdy Nurse", will be joining us on RN.FM Radio to discuss nursing and all things tech! Brittney is a Clinical Informatics Specialist practicing in Georgia. In her day job she gets to do what she loves every day: combine technology and healthcare to improve patient outcomes. Brittney blogs about nursing issues, technology, healthcare, parenting and various lifestyle topics at thenerdynurse.com. If you like nursing and technology, this is the show for you!

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Please join us for the second RN.FM Radio appearance of Julianna Paradisi, an accomplished nurse, writer and visual artist. Julianna's paintings have been featured in the American Journal of Nursing and Scrubs Magazine, and she is the published author of many essays and short stories. This inspiring nurse contributes a monthly illustrated blog post to the blog of the American Journal of Nursing, and writes weekly illustrated posts for The Oncology Nurse Community. Julianna blog at JParadisiRN.com, and in 2013 she started a new blog, The Adventures of Nurse Niki, a fictionalized account that is so life-like, it's almost real! This will prove to be an inspiring and exciting interview, so don't miss out!

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Join Kevin and Keith as they wax poetic about the wonderful and enriching experience of attending the National Nurses in Business Association (NNBA) annual conference in Orlando over the weekend of October 4th, 5th and 6th. The NNBA conference was a dynamic gathering of nurse entrepreneur thought-leaders, and attendees and presenters alike used this golden opportunity to weave a tapestry of camaraderie, collaboration, cross-pollination and symbiotic sharing. Don't miss Kevin and Keith's roundup and wrap up of the NNBA experience, and begin getting excited about the 2014 conference!

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