Thursday, 21 June 2018 / Published in Uncategorized
Suzanne McMurtry Baird is a DNP with significant clinical experience caring for critically ill pregnant women. She has served on numerous programs for the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nursing (AWHONN) and authored numerous journal articles and book chapters on high risk and critical care obstetric topics, including the Journal of Perinatal and
Monday, 18 June 2018 / Published in Uncategorized
Do you get all of your patients into remission?  Do you always have this as your treatment goal? A decrease in symptoms with happier mood, less anxiety and worry, adequate sleep and energy, and fair self-esteem is a treatment response.  Too often patients are satisfied with a treatment response.  The definition of treatment response is
Wednesday, 13 June 2018 / Published in Uncategorized
Alan P. Agins, PhD President: PRN Associates, Ltd. Continuing Healthcare Education Tucson, Arizona Dr. Alan P. Agins received a Masters in Pharmacology & Toxicology and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Rhode Island. He has held faculty appointments at Brown University Medical School, Northeastern University School of Pharmacy and University of Virginia
Thursday, 07 June 2018 / Published in Uncategorized
Mary Kay Bader has 40 years’ experience with an emphasis in neuroscience/ICU. She holds CCRN, CNRN, SCRN & CCNS certifications.  She has functioned as ICU staff nurse, educator, faculty, and clinical nurse specialist. She has held clinical and joint faculty positions at 2 universities. Bader is employed as a neuro/ICU CNS working collaboratively with the
Tuesday, 29 May 2018 / Published in Uncategorized
Paul E. Fenster, MD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine. A native of New York, Dr. Fenster graduated cum laude from Brandeis University in 1970. He received his medical training at the State University of New York, Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn. After completing his internship in Internal Medicine at Brooklyn in 1975, he moved
Tuesday, 22 May 2018 / Published in Uncategorized
Donald Gardenier is a nurse practitioner in clinical practice at Desert Oasis Healthcare in Palm Springs, CA. Prior to moving to California in 2016 he was an assistant professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City where he founded a primary-care based treatment program for chronic Hepatitis C and
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 / Published in Uncategorized
Mary Fran Hazinski, Professor at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, is probably best known as the author of three editions of the award-winning text, Nursing Care of the Critically Ill Child. In addition, from 1999-2016, she served as a Senior Science Editor to the American Heart Association. In that capacity, she co-edited the international
Friday, 27 April 2018 / Published in Uncategorized
How good are you at diagnosing bipolar disorder when your patient presents with depression? A study of 600 patients suffering from clear cut bonafied bipolar disorder found that it took a mean of over 8 years from their first contact with a medical or mental health professional before the correct diagnosis was made. One third had to wait over
Thursday, 26 April 2018 / Published in Uncategorized
Marisa has dedicated her career to the bedside of the critically ill child.  During her 22 years of practicing as a critical care pediatric nurse practitioner, she has focused on the critically ill child, both in the cardiac and critical care areas.  She has also worked for many years as a NP in the emergency
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 / Published in Uncategorized
One person dies by suicide in the United States on average every twelve minutes. The CDC estimates that 44,965 Americans died by suicide in 2016.  Suicide is the number one cause of death in 15-24 year olds and in 25-34 year olds after “unintentional accidents” some of which we know are actually suicides; 51% are