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Once a Nurse, Always a Nurse

Once a Nurse, Always a Nurse

Monday at 10 AM Pacific

August 12th 2019:Workplace Violence! It Can Happen to You!

We have talked a lot in the past year about less than stellar conditions in Nurses places of work, including Bullying, Burnout, and lack of support for one another. What we have not addressed is Work Place Violence. It is hard for me to believe how widespread this reality is for a lot of reasons. This is one of those issues that if Nurses are given a voice in finding a solution (or many solutions), I believe that nurses can meet that challenge. The big question: Do we walk away or stay and change it ? My guests today have done a LOT of thinking on this issue. Donna Zankowski,has come to this i

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Donna Zankowski

Donna is an Occupational Health and Safety Consultant in the Washington, D.C. area. She is an advocate for the occupational health and safety of healthcare workers at both the State and Federal Level. Donna began her career as a Nurse Aide in 1976, and she has worked as an RN in acute care, homecare and occupational health. Donna was Co-Chair for the ANA End Nurse Abuse campaign, is on the Maryland Nurses Association Legislative Affairs Committee and is Co-Team Lead for the Maryland Hospital Association and Maryland Nurses Association Commission on workplace violence. She is a Fellow of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses and is their Legislative Affairs Advisory Group Cha
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Patt Moon-Updike

Patricia graduated from Alverno College School of Nursing in Milwaukee, WI in 2007 with a BSN & a Minor in Psychology. Prior to becoming a nurse, Ms. Moon-Updike was a foster mother to children with special needs. She is a mother to two adopted daughters & two biological sons. She is a member of the Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals Local 5000. Ms. Moon-Updike worked as a nurse in an ICU & in a post-partum mother/ baby unit, specializing in pain management. In 2012, she was hired to provide healthcare in the Milwaukee County Jail, a position she found very educational & rewarding. Following privatization of the jail health services program, she transferred to Milwauk
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2685/once-a-nurse-always-a-nurse 25/08/2019 11:00 25/08/2019 12:00 Once a Nurse, Always a Nurse https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2685/once-a-nurse-always-a-nurse We have talked a lot in the past year about less than stellar conditions in Nurses places of work, including Bullying, Burnout, and lack of support for one another. What we have not addressed is Work Place Violence. It is hard for me to believe how widespread this reality is for a lot of reasons. This is one of those issues that if Nurses are given a voice in finding a solution (or many solutions), I believe that nurses can meet that challenge. The big question: Do we walk away or stay and change it ? My guests today have done a LOT of thinking on this issue. Donna Zankowski,has come to this issue through her role as Occupational Health nurse. Patt Moon-Updike, represented nurses in front of a Congressional Committee addressing her own experience of violence at work and the impact it has on her and other nurses. Listen to her Report on https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=413735352769290 or here on Monday at 12 N CT. Please call in thoughts, comments & experiences 866-472-5792 VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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