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OR045 We Need More Nurses! with Nurse Chioma, CEO and Founder of Choosing Nursing
EP. 47
15 min 7 sec

Nurse Chioma, CEO and Founder of Choosing Nursing

OR045 We Need More Nurses

OR045 We Need More Nurses! with Nurse Chioma, CEO and Founder of Choosing Nursing

Episode 47

OR045 We Need More Nurses! with Nurse Chioma, CEO and Founder of Choosing Nursing

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Nurse Chioma is a Registered Nurse Entrepreneur who helps teach nursing graduates how to successfully pass their National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) so they can licensed professionals in the nursing industry. She is also an author, a contributing writer for NurseTogether.com, and an aspiring speaker.

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Why Healthcare? I want to make a difference. I am passionate about medicine and healthcare. I saw how much effect it has on people’s lives.

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Hot Topic that should healthcare leaders agenda:  Get more nurses.

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What have you done to help solve this problem? Through evaluation and research

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Setbacks that you learned from: My very first nursing job where I struggled but didn’t give up and learn persistence, and resilience.

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What message would you give to nursing leadership on how they get encourage their nursing staff? The biggest thing is to remind us what we’re doing and why we’re doing what we’re doing. Show us the numbers, show us the impact of what we’re doing.

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Chioma 101 Course on Outcomes Improvement:

1.What is the best way to improve healthcare outcomes?

Education

2. What is the biggest mistake or pitfall to avoid?

Never stop evaluating

3. How do you stay relevant as an organization despite constant change?

Focus on the people that you’re helping

4. One area of focus that should drive everything else is:

Help people pass in larger quantity

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Recommended Book/s:

The 4-Hour Workweek

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Closing Thought:

Don’t lose your passion. Keep going, Keep finding ways to be better.

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The Best Way To Contact:

Twitter – @NurseChioma

Linkedin – Chioma Okeke

nursechioma@choosingnursing.net

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Link/s mentioned:

http://choosingnursing.net/

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http://www.outcomesrocket.com/