Day 1 Reflections

I wasn’t sure what to expect for this first day, but it most definitely did not disappoint. There are many things I could write about for my first blog, but I will focus on the moment that impacted me most today –the Lewis Blackman video. I found myself not only heartbroken for his family, but also angry and embarrassed for my profession. I am a nurse at a pediatric hospital, and often take care of post-surgical patients. Many of the miscommunications on the part of the nursing staff in his story seemed like common sense to me. I found myself getting so angry with his nurses, thinking to myself, “Why on earth did they not catch __________? How could they have not noticed _________? Why did they not listen to the patient’s mother?”

It is easy looking back on a situation to see all the things that were done wrong,… Continue reading

Telluride Experience 2020 Dates

CMF Session One*: 6/8 – 6/11
Bennathan Session Two: 6/15 – 6/18
Session Three: 6/22 – 6/25

Session Four: 7/22 – 7/25

*Session exclusive to the COPIC Medical Foundation Residents.