1. Thought of the day: Pursuing passion in the diverse world of health care.

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    November 13, 2015 by Charlene

    It’s been about a year and a half since I last wrote a blog entry, and many things have changed. …
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  2. Notes on Vulnerability

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    April 11, 2014 by Charlene

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    I’ve felt defeated, weak, embarrassed, and uncertain. Vulnerable. It’s interesting how many insecurities a person can have, and more interesting …
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  3. Sinking in the Float Pool

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    December 8, 2013 by Charlene

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    As a nurse, what do you think of when you hear the word “floating”? Rather than the words “confidence”, “preparedness”, …
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  4. Mental health vs. medical health

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    September 27, 2013 by Charlene

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    We’ve all been guilty of it. “Don’t spend too much time talking to patient Joe Schmoe in room 13. He’s …
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  5. “Health care’s dirty little secret” (no pun intended)

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    September 1, 2013 by Charlene

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    When you graduate from orientation, you learn a lot about the hospital that you never knew before (or that was …
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  6. Beware the month of July (and August, September, October…)

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    August 18, 2013 by Charlene

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    First things first — it’s been two months since my last post and I’ve got nothing but apologies for not …
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  7. Too much to write, too little time!

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    June 12, 2013 by Charlene

    I apologize (once more) for the long blogging delay. Even though I currently work about 40 hours per week, I …
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