Carole’s story was nothing short of powerful. When she first mentioned Paul Harvey, I had an idea there may be a twist at the end. However, in no way was I expecting what we ended up hearing.
All I can say is WOW!!! What a brave person. What an amazing person. What a selfless person for doing this over and over, giving us a chance to learn from her tragedy. In thinking about future healthcare provides, and what they’re about to experience as residents, nurses, and attendings, I hope as many people as possible are able to hear Carole’s story and others like it. Sharing of this information could possibly help ease some of the heartbreak and after effects families experience after losing a loved one.
After wrapping up day one of the Telluride Summer Camp in Napa, I felt extremely grateful for getting the chance to come hear the stories and experience the knowledge of the enthusiastic staff and speakers. Helen’s video was truly eye opening to me as I’m personally often guilty of premature closure. Being conscious of this and understanding how detrimental it can be will without a doubt be my major takeaway from the morning. I also want to thank Helen for having the courage to continue the patient safety fight by reliving this awful experience over and over so people like us can learn from her tragic experience.
As we moved into the afternoon, I’m going to say my favorite activity was the domino game. Being a nurse, experiencing the lack of direct communication between physicians and nurses is just something we have to prepare ourselves for and hope we’re getting… Continue reading