May 2, 2023
As a nurse, have you been bullied or do you ever wonder if others might perceive you as a bully? Join Caroline, Laura, Neil and Maritess as they share their personal stories, perspectives and strategies for how to deal with nurse bullying. Also, find out which co-host admits to having once been a bully and hear about her personal transformation.
Caroline Ashman, MSN, RN, CMSRN was born and raised in England. She had two dreams in life – to become a nurse and live in the United States. She accomplished the first task in 1985 and then in 1991, immigrated to America. She currently serves as a Nurse Leader. She has also been afforded the wonderful opportunity to teach Med Surg Review Courses across the United States and in Europe for AMSN. Collecting air miles and sharing stores along the way, she is thrilled to join the Podcast team and recognize that the specialty of medical surgical nursing is alive and well. Caroline lives with her husband Jimmy, in metro Atlanta and has two grown daughters, Jennifer & Emily.
Laura Johnson, MSN, RN, CMSRN has been a nurse since 2008 with a background in Med/Surg and Oncology. She has held many positions throughout my career including management and leadership. Laura obtained her MSN in nursing education in 2018. Since then, she has worked as a bedside educator with both experienced staff and nurse residency with specialties in end of life and mentorship. She is currently working as an NPD practitioner for oncology and bone marrow transplant units.
Neil H. Johnson, RN, BSN, CMSRN, is a native New Yorker that has settled in North Carolina for the last 24 years. He has worked his way up the Nursing ladder from a C.N.A to achieving his BSN, and is in pursuit of his MSN in Nurse Education. He has worked in Oncology, Palliative, Behavioral Health, but his heart always brings him back to Medical-Surgical Nursing, where he holds his certification.He is currently a FLEX pool Med/Surg night nurse for Moses Cone Hospital System, floating to 4 facilities.
Maritess M. Quinto, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, CMSRN is a Clinical Educator currently leading a team of educators who is passionately helping healthcare colleagues, especially newly graduate nurses. She was born and raised in the Philippines and immigrated to the United States with her family in Florida. Her family of seven (three girls and two boys with her husband who is also a Registered Nurse) loves to travel, especially to Disney World. She loves to share her experiences about parenting, travelling, and, of course, nursing!