Category Archive: HCSM

Health care social media. Twitter, Facebook, podcasts and more!

Nov
06

Thoughts on Brittany’s Choice

Chances are, you’ve heard the name “Brittany Maynard” uttered frequently over the past several weeks. Chances are, your social media feeds have been full of videos, articles and opinions posted about the decision the 29-year old made to publicly share her decisions related to her terminal glioblastoma diagnosis. Chances are, you have strong feelings about …

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Aug
20

Why the Public Face

You may have noticed a little change last week… My About page got a little BIG facelift! 🙂 After much, much, much deliberation and a lot of soul-searching, I decided it was time to go public. Why, you may ask? A few reasons: The more I post on this blog and the more ideas that come up, …

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Aug
06

Mind Your FAQs

I didn’t attend BlogHer ’12, but I am certainly benefiting from the gazillions of reflections/recap posts out there in the blogosphere. (It’s on my bucket list, though – 2013, perhaps?) Anyhoo, I’ve been experiencing some virtual nesting lately – a desire to tidy up, tighten up and move forward with this site. With my five-year …

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Feb
13

Getting to Know You: Reader Feedback

Thank you for sharing more about you (and if you missed it, feel free to go back and do so). Now it’s time to hear about your use of this blog. What brought you to The Makings of a Nurse? How often do you visit? What kind of content do you prefer? This will help me in …

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Jan
31

Getting to Know You: Reader Demographics

One of my goals for the new year is finding out more about you. Where are you from? What brought you to this blog? What keeps you coming back? What do you want to get out of reading The Makings of a Nurse? I want to know what makes you tick, so that I can tailor …

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Jan
01

12 in ’12: A New Chapter

We’ve examined the somewhat discombobulated adventure that was 2011. Now it’s time to move forward with some new objectives. Allow me to offer Nurse Teeny’s 4-4-4 Plan: 12 Goals for 2012.  4 Goals for the Blog The Makings of a Nurse will hit its five-year anniversary in November. That is unbelievable to me. It is …

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Dec
20

Nurses and Social Media

I came across an interesting document at work this week. The National Council of State Boards of Nursing recently released guidelines advising nurses on the use of social media. As I have watched the presence of health care professionals in social media grow exponentially this year, I can understand the need for some support. Nurses continue …

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Dec
16

Coming Out?

Something has been nagging at me for the better part of the year. The volume got louder when I became self-hosted and started investigating ways to improve the quality and consistency of my content. Here’s the question:  Do I go public?  Many people have already figured out my identity – it’s not like I’ve done …

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Aug
11

Nurse Teeny Gets a Makeover

Welcome to the new Makings of a Nurse! It was high time I became self-hosted and I am thrilled to be moving forward with the blog. Feel free to leave comments/feedback/suggestions below… Special thanks to: Jessica Livingston, Graphic Designer Extraordinaire – If you need a blog overhaul, Jessica is your woman! She made things sooooooooo …

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Aug
03

On the Horizon

Exciting things are happening here at The Makings of a Nurse! Stay tuned in the VERY near future for some big changes. 🙂

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