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Moving Forward After Loss
January 26, 2017 9:34 AM by Diane Goodman
Nurses deal with sorrow and loss on a frequent basis, so much so that it becomes an occupational hazard for some specialties. Yet we never quite get used to the feeling. Whether professionally or personally, grief can feel staggeringly overwhelming. It Read More...
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Buyer Beware!: Practicing Caution with Pharmaceutical Ads
November 8, 2016 9:18 AM by Diane Goodman
If you spend any time watching your favorite televised programs or leafing through a popular magazine, you may be surprised by the increased number of pharmaceutical advertisements targeted at consumers with chronic conditions. The "patients" are generally Read More...
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Why You Cannot Possibly Leave Nursing
September 14, 2016 2:28 PM by Diane Goodman
I've reached the age where a few of my peers have dropped off fulltime status in nursing. Their husbands are retiring, they have beautiful grandchildren popping up here and there, and holidays are looming. They're tired. They no longer wish to pull weekend Read More...
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Green Swimming Pools and Medicinal Hickey: The Surprise of Rio
August 24, 2016 8:22 AM by Diane Goodman
If you're a nurse, you spend an enormous amount of time explaining the unusual and uncommon events of everyday life, especially when those events might be concerning the health or safety of our Olympics team. This year, we were so busy focusing on mosquitoes Read More...
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Ready or Not, Zika Has Arrived
August 10, 2016 8:23 AM by Diane Goodman
We may have believed we had more time to prepare. Health officials and Congress had discussed allocating funds for research and planning, but Zika seemed so far away. The Presidential election, the Olympics, gun control, a sudden surge in violence, even Read More...
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Going Off Script
July 25, 2016 10:00 AM by Diane Goodman
By virtue of a chronic illness, I have a dual perspective on healthcare. As an occasional patient, I am able to more closely understand both the provider and the utilization side of care. As a result of my experience, I have learned that bedside communication Read More...
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    Diane M. Goodman, APRN, BC, CCRN, CNRN
    Occupation: Clinical Educator
    Setting: Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville, Ill

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