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Visiting Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Fellow: Healing the Health Care System

October 19 @ 3:00 pm

GCU Welcomes Bestselling Author and Nurse Theresa Brown

Theresa BrownIn straining the health care system, the COVID-19 pandemic has magnified inequities in access to quality care, disparities in treatment and health outcomes, and dysfunction in the expectations of health care workers. Pandemic pressure reveals deep fissures in need of critical care.

Theresa Brown arrives on the scene with both her pen and stethoscope poised to listen, question, report, and heal. Working as a clinical nurse in Pittsburgh, Dr. Brown demonstrates her commitment to excellent patient care and equitable working conditions. Through her writing, she makes visible both the silent suffering of her patients and the often-overlooked work of nurses.

This public lecture promotes health literacy at the individual and organizational level: what part do we, as engaged citizen scholars, play in witnessing, addressing, and participating in this healing process?

Join us for a Hyflex event in the Little Theatre!
Advance registration required; seating is limited: https://healing-health-care-system.eventbrite.com

  • Refreshments!
  • The Shift book giveaway!
  • Gift basket raffle!

Join us on Zoom!
https://georgian.zoom.us/j/97451702348

SHIFT paperback coverTheresa Brown, Ph.D., RN, is author of the forthcoming Healing: When a Nurse Becomes a Patient. She also wrote the New York Times bestseller The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients’ Lives. The Shift portrays one real shift worked by a hospital nurse, showing a day-in-the-life of an RN, but also all the life in one day in the hospital.

Details

Date:
October 19
Time:
3:00 pm
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Organizer

Georgian Court-Hackensack Meridian Health School of Nursing
Phone:
732-987-2183
Email:
lwardle@georgian.edu
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Venue

Georgian Court University: Little Theatre
503 Ninth Street
Lakewood, NJ 08701 United States
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