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RN Amy Bowen Talks About Her Experience As A Volunteer In Houston

RN Amy Bowen Talks About Her Experience As A Volunteer In Houston

RN Amy Bowen just returned from a week in Houston and Beaumont. Amy talks about how she and her fellow nurses from the Registered Nurse Response Network worked side by side with local medical professionals, who were also volunteering—to give aid to those in need. —Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio, 09/12/17 More »

California’s Single Payer Bill S.B. 562 Is Alive And Well Despite Set Back

California’s Single Payer Bill S.B. 562 Is Alive And Well Despite Set Back

Faster than it had been approved in the Senate, House Speaker Anthony Rendon tabled S.B. 562 indefinitely. Rendon, who is a Democrat, said the bill was “woefully incomplete”. Where does the bill stand now? With us on our podcast is California Nurses Association Legislative Advocate, Stephanie Roberson. —Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio, 09/08/17 More »

Patient Support During Kaiser Negotiations Inspires Nurses

Patient Support During Kaiser Negotiations Inspires Nurses

Nurse Talk Radio visits with RN and Co-President of NNU, Deborah Burger about the current Kaiser negotiations. 18,000 Kaiser RN's are successfully reaching out to patients to let them know the nurses are fighting for them and it's making a difference. —Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio, 08/16/17 More »

Nurses Beware Of Harmful Exposures To Chemicals, Hazardous Drugs And More (Part 2)

Nurses Beware Of Harmful Exposures To Chemicals, Hazardous Drugs And More (Part 2)

Nurse Talk Radio talks with USF Professor of Public Health, Barbara Sattler and Occupational Health Nurse Consultant Mary E. Miller. —Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio, 08/02/17 More »

Nurses Beware Of Harmful Exposures To Chemicals, Hazardous Drugs And More (Part 1)

Nurses Beware Of Harmful Exposures To Chemicals, Hazardous Drugs And More (Part 1)

Health care workers face a wide range of hazards on the job, including sharps injuries, harmful exposures to chemicals and hazardous drugs, back injuries, latex allergy, violence, and stress. What's being done about it? —Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio, 07/28/17 More »

ALERT! Executive Director Of Social Security Works Alex Lawson, Issues CALL TO ACTION!

ALERT! Executive Director Of Social Security Works Alex Lawson, Issues CALL TO ACTION!

Alex Lawson is the Executive Director of Social Security Works and as such he's read and knows just how bad the Republican Senate Repeal and Replace Bill is. —Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio, 07/20/17 More »

PART 2: National Nurses United Co-President Deborah Burger reflects on the “State Of The Union”

PART 2: National Nurses United Co-President Deborah Burger reflects on the “State Of The Union”

This week on Nurse Talk Radio RN and Co-President of NNU Deborah Burger joins us to talk about why now more than ever--nurses need strong and progressive leadership and representation. This is part 2 of our 2 part podcast. —Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio, 07/11/17 More »

Update on SB 562 with Don Nielsen, Director of Government Relations for CNA

Update on SB 562 with Don Nielsen, Director of Government Relations for CNA

SB 562 needs you! Don Nielsen, Director of Government Relations for California Nurses Association joins Nurse Talk Radio for an update on SB 562 the Healthy California Act. There is still time to call your California Assembly Members and tell them to support the bill. —Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio, 07/06/17 More »

PART 1: National Nurses United Co-President Deborah Burger reflects on the “State Of The Union”

PART 1: National Nurses United Co-President Deborah Burger reflects on the “State Of The Union”

This week on Nurse Talk Radio we take a look at the vast accomplishments of National Nurses United. Founded in 2009 NNU has over 150,000 members and a presence in all 50 states. RN and Co-President of NNU, Deborah Burger joins us to talk about why now more than ever—nurses need strong and progressive leadership and representation. This is part 1 of our 2 part podcast. —Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio, 06/21/17 More »

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