Professor offers virtual course on medical empathy

A professor turned brain surgery patient is offering a course on improving patient exit surveys, gaining patient compliance, easing pain, and calming fears.

"Lying still in my hospital bed, inundated with tubes and needles, aware of every interaction, but unable to respond, I experienced the best and worst of medical empathy," says Shari Bookstaff, author of Lifetime of Impact! "The drastic inconsistency in my experience as patient during many months in the hospital inspired me to refocus my career in the direction of encouraging the expression of empathy in every medical situation."

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NSRC sponsors workshop for students

NSRC sponsors workshop for students

The NSRC is presentig a Respiratory Care Student Workshop for students considering a profession as a respiratory therapist. It features workshops and presentations on what students need to know about working as an RT.

The session is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25. It will be held at the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center, 21520 W Highway 31 in Gretna. Registration starts at 8:15 a.m.
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