Tag: CNA

May 25, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

Traditional Healthcare training focuses on “how” — cultivating knowledge and skills through memorization and practice. It has largely ignored “WHY!” Robyn (Tupper) Lombard, OJT Medical Assistant, Practice Manager, current Director of Quality,Safety and Value, St. Vincent Medical Group Allegheny Health Network, Erie, Pennsylvania Previous Podcast Episode With Robyn: A Practice Manger’s perspective of what she searches…

May 25, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

Patients Are People Just Like You and I, Not just a Condition Robyn (Tupper) Lombard, OJT Medical Assistant, Practice Manager, current Director of Quality,Safety and Value, St. Vincent Medical Group Allegheny Health Network, Erie, Pennsylvania Previous Podcast Episode With Robyn: A Practice Manger’s perspective of what she searches for in Medical Assistants Contact Information:  LinkedIn, Email: rlombard@svhs.org…

March 21, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

“Every human interaction offers you the chance to make things better or to make things worse.” ― Barbara Brown Taylor  I take care of people for a living. Taking proactive steps forward does not mean minimizing the emotions that are derived from those actions. It means walking through them and using the experience to grow….

February 21, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

Those who care for our Family members Can hardly care for theirs. Why? No matter the setting in which they work are low-paid, often without health insurance and confronted with back-breaking labor and challenging clients with complex medical needs. These caregivers provide the most intimate care imaginable to frail and vulnerable people. We depend on…

January 31, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

The Caregivers Seldom Spoken Of In Healthcare A voice from the trenches of long term care According to the National Network of Career Nursing Assistants, more than 4.5 million caregivers provide direct, hands-on care to ill and elderly patients in nursing homes or other facilities each day. Alice, CNA Edge Contributor I am a CNA. Certified…

January 13, 2016 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

EMPATHY! Whether Long Term Care, Medical Office or Hospital You Can Heal What Medicine Can Not “If you can change the way people think. The way they see themselves. The way they see the world. You can change the way people live their lives. That’s the only lasting thing you can create.”  ― Chuck Palahniuk, Choke The…

December 22, 2015 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

Do You Know Your “Why?” For most people, discovering their ‘Why’ comes from many years of life experience with all it’s challenges, suffering, joys and its wonders. “But how do I know when I have found my Purpose?” German philosopher Frederick Nietzsche once said, ‘He who has a why can endure any how.’ Read More…