Monthly Archives: June 2013

  • Good Sounds, Bad Sounds: What Matters for Hospital Noise

    You may have seen the article in the Wall St. Journal a couple of weeks ago on hospital noise.  Instead of focusing on sounds that are too loud, annoying, and most distracting to patients as most stories in the general press do, it looked at “good” sounds. But I think there is a bigger issue

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  • From Qatar: The Universality of Nursing

    “It is when we include caring and love in our work and in our life that we discover nursing, like teaching, is more than just a job; it is also a life-giving and life-receiving career for a lifetime of growth and learning.” — Jean Watson, Ph.D., RN, AHN-BC, FAAN Continuing our journey in the Middle

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  • Caring at the Bedside in the Midst of Conflict

    From Amman, Jordan, healthcare looks so different. The conversation we are having with Dr. Jean Watson and others at the program here this week is about human caring — the essence of nursing from its earliest roots. Caring at the bedside is what we are talking about — extending loving kindness while taking a medical

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