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Dr. Susan Begelman on the Patient Activation Network

PAN57: Spinal Muscular Atrophy with Dr. Susan Begelman

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a rare disease that affects the motor nerve cells in the spinal cord. SMA may affect a person’s ability to eat, walk, or even, breathe. SMA is also the number one cause of death in infants. In this episode, Dr. Susan Begelman discusses what causes SMA, newborn screening and hope […]

Bullying in Healthcare with Phyllis S. Quinlan, PhD, RN-BC on the Patient Activation Network Podcast

PAN56: Bullying in Healthcare with Phyllis S. Quinlan, PhD, RN-BC

On this episode of the Patient Activation Network Podcast, we talk to Phyllis S. Quinlan, author and nurse entrepreneur, about bullying in healthcare. Phyllis has practiced in a variety of emergency services, acute care, subacute care and long term care settings. She holds national certifications in Critical Care, Emergency Nursing and Nursing Professional Development; and […]

PAN55: Share the Care with Sheila Warnock

Sheila Warnock had several profound experiences change her life. First, she became sole caregiver of her ill mother and an emotional crutch for her best friend, Susan, who was diagnosed with cancer. By undertaking this dual role, Sheila truly experienced the tremendous burden caregivers have to endure. In 1988, she became part of a group […]

PAN54: Vets to BSN Program at National University with Mary Beth Prendergast

“This program helps military vets get the credits they deserve,” said Mary Beth Prendergast about the Vets to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at National University in San Diego. During this episode, Mary Beth discusses this program and how the flexibility of the program allowed a student to spend time with his mom […]

PAN53: HIV, Needlesticks and the story of Karen Daley, PHD, MPH, RN, FAAN

“As I got on the elevator that final time, I realized that this was the end of my clinical career.” Karen Daley, RN reflected on what it felt to walk out of the Emergency Room for the last time after an accidental needle stick led to a diagnosis of HIV and Hep C. “I just […]

PAN52: Pushing the Limits with Dr. Shawna Pandya

Dr. Shawna Pandya dreamed of being a super hero as a little girl. As she grew, her dreams shifted to becoming an astronaut and medical doctor. While she may not done a cape to work, she is an every day hero who helps patients everyday and helps further our mission to explore this galaxy and […]

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