Happy 4th of July from Advantedge Education
Hamburgers, hot dogs, watermelon, beer, fireworks, and noise-induced hearing loss?!  Not for me thanks. This 4th of July, consider adding ear protection to your fireworks tradition. Most of us don’t consider our hearing when we’re out celebrating Independence Day with our family and friends. But you should. Adults should not be […]

Checking out the fireworks? Don’t forget ear protection.


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At this moment we’re celebrating that our speaker proposal for DevLearn 2017 was accepted for our business: Advantedge Education. Yay!!! Evolution of a gamified formative assessment. Lessons learned on the way has been added to the 2017 program. This presentation will share how Advantedge Education turned a face-to-face academic class about nursing laws and […]

Evolution of a gamified formative assessment


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Nurse-to-nurse bullying is pervasive, destructive and doesn’t belong in a profession that is supposed to be caring and compassionate. To help nurses protect and bully-proof themselves, I conduct workshops on bullying. My workshops are designed to help academic organizations who are trying to create cultures of civility and respect among […]

What to do if the bully is your boss? 5 ...



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Karen was thrilled to receive an award at work for her excellence in nursing care. She had been a nurse for more than 20 years and this was the first time she was recognized by the leadership team. Her manager announced Karen’s award during a staff meeting and she was […]

#1 Deadly Sin Causing Nurse Bullying


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According to ASHA, the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association, over 15,000 audiologists and 157,000 speech pathologists are celebrating in May across the nation. Why? It’s Better Hearing and Speech Month! All ages are affected by speech and hearing disorders. May is a special time to focus on the communication challenges of people with […]

Happy May, Happy Better Hearing and Speech Month


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Workplace incivility is a big problem everywhere, not just in the nursing profession! Incivility is defined as rude or unsociable speech or behavior. Someone cuts in front of you while you’ve been waiting in line forever, a cashier who ignores you when you say hello, or perhaps the coworker who […]

Workplace Incivility: The Slow Death of the Nursing Profession