Nurses Week 2014

Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 in Announcements, Candy the Nurse, General Information, Go With The Flo, Podcasts, Webinars | 2 comments

Hello, and heads-up, Nurses! This coming Nurse’s Week, I’m speaking as part of an exciting new event called the Art of Nursing. It’s a four-day series bringing together 12 extraordinary nurse pioneers to share their thoughts on how we can bring back the art of nursing – that healing presence and patient-focused practice first envisioned by Florence Nightingale. I know how passionate you are about the nursing profession, so I wanted to personally invite you to join us and explain how you can register. How it Works The Art of Nursing begins on Nurses’ Day, Tuesday,...

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Back to The Gym…

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Announcements, Articles, Candy the Nurse, Commercially Published Articles, To Your Health | 0 comments

   Happy New Year, loyal followers! Follow the link below to my latest article, published earlier than expected in   Portland Family Magazine. It came out during the holidays— incentive for the January diets? Sometime next year, It will be featured in a collection of stories, tentatively titled, This Race Called Life.  Interesting story behind the story: Immediately after this   experience, I limped into the ladies’ room to wash my face before I went   home to collapse. There, I ripped off about 18” of...

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All The World’s A Stage

Posted by on Nov 7, 2013 in Announcements, Go With The Flo | 3 comments

Sound enticing? That’s the name of my presentation to a group of 200 – 300 nursing faculty, hospital educators, simulation educators, nurse managers, and directors, next week on Thursday, 11-14-2013, at the Magic In Teaching conference in Irvine, CA. Other types of teaching stress “How to be spontaneous,” but only in improv do you teach by DOING. Why? Because you don’t just TALK about improv, you DO improv! One of the core principles of  applied improvisational exercises (AIE), is that there can be no onlookers. Be warned, this will be an interactive talk, and everyone will...

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Rev Your Engines for the New Year!

Posted by on Jan 28, 2012 in Announcements, General Information | 0 comments

  Hello Friends, Well, I have already broken my New Year’s resolution to blog twice a week. (Let’s not even mention the one about working out every day. HA!) One resolution I did manage, was to make available a NEW video series for healthcare leaders everywhere. You can access the intro by clicking on the TV screen to the right >> See it? One of my motivations for making the series was my frustration when I am an attendee at a conference. Anyone in the audience will tell you, conference speakers are notoriously BORING!  There is a lot of room for improvement,...

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Candy Co Hosts Talk Show

Posted by on Nov 5, 2010 in Announcements, General Information, March of Dimes, Media reviews and Interviews | 0 comments

November Is National Prematurity Awareness Month Greetings all~ Kicking off National Prematurity Awareness Month as media spokesperson for the March of Dimes in Northern CA,  Candy the Nurse was pleased to co – host  the Morning in Sonoma (2 hour!) talk- radio show with Ken Brown on Nov 1st. Co Hosting The Morning Show 91.3 FM My first guest was parent of preemie twins (and March of Dimes local representative), Jody Olney, whose micropreemie twins were born  < 2 lbs. at 25ish weeks. The interview will be available here as a podcast in a few days—keep checking back. Thanks...

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New Review For Micropremature Babies Film

Posted by on Oct 29, 2010 in Announcements, Media reviews and Interviews | 0 comments

Here’s a new review for the film. Thanks to our friends at Cinesource ! Check them out: Blogger-at-Large Overlooked & Underrated Docs & Features Micropremature Babies: How Low Can You Go? Get out your handkerchiefs. Produced and directed by San Francisco Bay Area writer/actress/teacher Candace Campbell, “Micropremature Babies” ( introduces us to the world of premature births, as of circa 2003. Campbell interviews mothers, parents and healthcare professionals about their experience of taking care of...

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