July 31, 2007, 8:16 am

Taking Care of Business At Grand Rounds!


This is Sinapore and David from Health Business Blog has just returned from a visit to this beautiful city!

Having seen this photo, I’m ready to go there myself!

Traveling isn’t all David has been up to. He’s the host of this week’s Grand Rounds and a great edition it is! Many new submitters, a few old friends – the perfect combination to peruse over a cup of coffee (which I’m doing right now!).


Emergiblog isn’t the only blog celebrating an anniversary this week.

Susan Palwick over at Rickety Contrivances of Doing Good has been blogging for a year now, so go and wish her a Happy Blogiversary! Susan is also a (very) published author and her new book “Shelter” is now available. In fact it is on the way to my house right now via good ol’ amazon.com!

Congrats to Susan on a year of blogging and another successful best seller!


Change of Shift will be hosted by me on August 9th so be sure to get your submissions into me via Blog Carnival or using the “Contact Me” button above. By nurses, for nurses or about nursing: that is the criteria! Get those keyboards flying!



Some totally freaking super hot new news!!

Jeff Scott Soto is performing exactly 20 miles away from my house at the Little Fox Theater in Redwood City, California on September 18, 2007!

Check out the link for some great music! You will love this guy – he’s the most famous unknown singer in the world and the man can ROCK a stage!

Excuse me while I regain my mature, professional demeanor….

Jeff was the lead singer for Journey’s last tour before he was unceremoniously bounced out of the band by word-of-mouth with no explanation what-so-ever.

(Why no, I have no anger over that speaking through clenched teeth Why do you ask?)

I have my tickets, getting my friend to travel down from Oregon, gonna camp out the night before for THE best seats and it’s time for some rock and ROLL!

I’m sure glad turning fifty hasn’t made me grow up!


  • Susan Palwick

    July 31, 2007 at 10:04 am

    Thanks for the good wishes, Kim — and happy blogaversary to you, too! And THANK YOU for buying SHELTER! I hope you enjoy it!

  • Alisha Hampton-Escobedo RN

    August 2, 2007 at 8:21 pm

    Hi Kim,
    I have been reading your blog since it’s beginning. Conga-rats on your 2 yr anniversary.
    I love it, your blog that is, and I love,
    or rather think I love, emergency medicine. I’m a born and bred Los Angelino (dont’ hold that against me) and am now residing in Cincinnati, Ohio. My whole motivation each and every morning on my commute to nursing school here in Cinci was the view of the Life Flight Helos on the roof of our regional level 1 trauma center’s roof (oooohhh, how those birds glissened the rising sun light!). So far my career has been 17 mos on a cardiac tele unit, an application and start date this fall for my BSN, and an interest in a paramedic “bridge” course. I haven’t and am afraid to make that “jump” to the actual ED.
    I am ever so slighty afraid of the “ED” each and every time I get report from an ED nurse.
    I’ve been told by other RN’s in my family, of which there are 3, that I am an adrenaline junky. One of these is another Cardiac Tele RN, another works for the CA penal system and the last is an Ortho Sx RN, who finishes her argument by stating “I like my pts clean and unconscious”. All feel that I am crazy to even think of becoming a flight nurse.
    What would you recommmend?
    I value your opinion.
    Regards, Alisha

  • Alisha Hampton-Escobedo RN

    August 2, 2007 at 8:32 pm

    and write a book already!

  • therapydoc

    August 3, 2007 at 7:03 am

    Fabulous, great blog. Go from strength to strength.

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My name is Kim, and I'm a nurse in the San Francisco Bay area. I've been a nurse for 33 years; I graduated in 1978 with my ADN. My experience is predominately Emergency and Critical Care, and I have also worked in Psychiatry and Pediatrics. I made the decision to be a nurse back in 1966 at the age of nine...

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