” A Nurses Work is Never Done”

With Special Guests Dr. Sarah Myers and Sonjile James
Air Date: May 3, 2022 10:00 am ET

Tune into this special episode in honor of National Nurses Week as Host Michelle welcomes special guests Dr. Sarah Myers and Sonjule James to the Call For Caring Conversation.  Guest share their professional journeys as well as their personal journeys as caregivers for their loved ones. Take notes as critical services and information are shared.  Join us and leave a comment thanking nurses for us to share.

Dr. Sarah Myers  is the former Associate Nurse Executive, Geriatrics and Mental Health( inpatient and outpatient  ), at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center.  She retired in 2019 after completing 36 years of service in various leadership positions in VA.  Dr. Myers is the recipient of numerous awards including Georgia Nurses Association’ services s Presidential Award, March of Dimes Award for Research and Evidence Based Practice, and Ludie Andrews Award.  She is currently serves as a member of the Covid-19 Advisory Board of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Organization.  In addition, and she is a mentor for two nursing doctoral candidates and she is involved in two writing projects.

Sonjile James is an Atlanta native and have been a nurse for 24 years.  I have worked in Pediatrics on the floor, provided infusions in the home, worked in pediatric and adult GI, and was a Nurse Navigator. My current position is Clinical research nurse at Emory University School of Medicine. The research is with Sickle cell patients. I have worn many hats and wouldn’t change a thing.

 

 

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Call For Caring
May 16, 2022 11:45 AM

Happy Nurses Week!!! Thank you to ALL our amazing nurses who have continued to support our communities during this pandemic. A special Happy Nurses” Week to Pamela Johnson and Gwen Washington. Thank you!!

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Phyllis Box
May 4, 2022 7:16 PM

Thank you for yesterdays episode on A Nurses Work is Never Done. I truly enjoyed the experiences shared. Thank you also for the advice on taking care of yourself first as it is so important. Happy Nurses Week Ladies.

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Call For Caring
May 16, 2022 11:43 AM
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Thank you Phyllis! We appreciate your feedback!

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Welcome to Season 2 of The Empowerment Hour – Hear what’s coming to you for you!

Air Date: September 20, 2022 10:00 am ET
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