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Ellen Richter
Works at Delray Medical Center, Delray Beach FL
Attended New York University: School of Education, Health, Nursing & Arts Professions
Lives in Coconut Creek, FL
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Sends a powerful message in a fun way http://go.shr.lc/1JZXvoq  "We are never giving you drugs in the ER" Parody of #TaylorSwift #RNchat #hcsm
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Teresa!
How are you?
Long time!
Are you still in Texas?
I was just asking about you.
Hope you are enjoying yourself!
Happy holidays!!

Ellen

Ellen Richter RN MA CLNC
South Florida Legal Nurse Consultant Service
Coconut Creek, FL 33073
http://www.findlegalnurse.com
(954) 610-4393 mobile
(888) 287-4830 fax

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Great video!
We have an interesting wireless future to watch unfold in medicine & health care!

iDoctor Could a smartphone be the future of medicine
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Taking a week or so off from social media to grieve the loss of my dear and wonderful and brave dad, who succumbed to a 3 year battle with lung cancer. He was such a terrific person & I thank him for all he taught me. See you all again soon! 
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So sorry Ellen, for your loss and pain. And I am sending you heart and soul support nurse to nurse across the ethers,,,in spirit. 
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Apply this to the complex task of giving out medications in a hospital! Yikes!
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OK I am buried in legal work today with deadlines coming up in 24 hours! BUT, I want to make a quick reminder post to those Nurse+ members who might like to join the #RNchat  hour tomorrow at 9 pm EST on Twitter. We will be there & tweeting on nursing-related topics, and would love your participation, if you would like to join in and can fit it into your busy days (or nights!). I know the time frame for an hour-long weekly chat doesnt always suit everyone's busy schedules, but if its convenient & youre available, join in! Spread the word to other social media-loving nurses you know!  :)
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Thanks for the reminder Ellen! I should be able to make it tomorrow. Good luck with all your work :)
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Good read, folks. Theres not much more we can ask for than a dignified peaceful death. Right? Enjoy the read.
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Beautiful!!! just beautiful! 
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+Britt Mezher +Michelle Scott  +chiqui raveloski +beverley clover +Glen Guthrie-Quinn +Pam Kline +Rob Fraser +Annette Tersigni I cant thank all of you enough for the kind words of support. It was definitely a trip caring for my own family member right up through death at home. I loved home hospice, but its definitely not the same as caring for a dying patient at work! Its a relief that it ended & my dad finally moved on. For sure, it has to be better wherever he ended up.
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Continued thoughts. 
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Taking a week or so off from social media to grieve the loss of my dear and wonderful and brave dad, who succumbed to a 3 year battle with lung cancer. He was such a terrific person & I thank him for all he taught me. See you all again soon! 
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HUGZ. My thoughts to you and your family Ellen. May your father rest peacefully. 
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Good read for any professional who uses social media sites. We must always be aware of the ramifications of our posts. Think before you click "send"!!
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Very true.  There was recently a case in which an "Occupy" protester's tweets were subpoenaed and used against him, and he was found guilty.  I believe the case set a precedent, but the best rule of thumb is that privacy doesn't exist on the internet.
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I really enjoyed reading this. It was so well-written! We need more providers who approach patients like this.
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Critical Care Registered Nurse, Legal Nurse Consultant
Employment
  • Delray Medical Center, Delray Beach FL
    Critical Care RN, 2008 - present
  • South Florida Legal Nurse Consultant Service, Coconut Creek FL
    Owner, consultant, 2007 - present
  • North Ridge Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale FL
    Critical Care RN, 1997 - 2008
  • St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn NY
    Assistant Nurse Manager CVICU, 1992 - 1997
  • St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn NY
    Clinical Nurse Specialist CVICU, 1989 - 1992
  • Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn NY
    Clinical Nurse Specialist CVICU, 1987 - 1989
  • Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn NY
    Clinical Coordinator ICU, 1985 - 1987
  • Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn NY
    Assistant Nurse Manager ICU, 1983 - 1985
  • Queens Hospital Center, Queens NY
    Clinical Instructor, 1981 - 1983
  • North Shore University Medical Center, Manhasset NY
    Staff RN ICU, CVICU, 1979 - 1981
  • New York University Medical Center, NYC NY
    Staff RN Neurosurgery/Neurosurgical ICU, 1976 - 1979
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Coconut Creek, FL
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Little Neck, NY - Douglaston, NY - Manhattan, NY - Bayside, NY - Flushing, NY - Bronx, NY
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Mom, daughter, sister, critical care nurse, legal nurse consultant, dog lover :o)
Introduction
I'm a social media-loving critical care nurse. I work at a provisional Level 1 Trauma hospital in a retirement community in south Florida. I have been a nurse almost 4 decades and truly love the profession. Having taught, managed, led, & followed as a nurse, I am currently practicing at the bedside in a medical-surgical ICU and open heart unit. Going back to the bedside has validated that this is the most rewarding nursing role of all. My role as a geriatric critical care nurse involves a great deal of end-of-life preparation for both patients and loved ones. It is a process that has opened up a whole new facet of nursing care for me. I believe in palliative care, death with dignity, and the hospice philosophy. It is very much a part of critical care.

I also consult with attorneys on a wide variety of medical litigation issues. I have a company that provides a multitude of services to both plaintiff & defense lawyers on cases having to do with health, illness, injury and death. I enjoy working behind the scenes helping to build & strengthen the facts in medical cases. I also enjoy representing the evidence found in medical records by being an expert witness on litigation that challenges the nursing process.

I reach out through social media to share knowledge and to grow, both personally & professionally. I like to provide interesting links to stories, blogs, articles, studies & breaking news in medicine, nursing, and law. I enjoy building relationships with health care professionals who utilize social media platforms to enhance & improve the quality of health care. I'm always looking for new ideas, methods, applications, & roles in the healthcare delivery process which will affect quality in positive ways. 
Bragging rights
I am grateful for my wonderful mom, my bright & fun-loving 21-yr old son, and 2 terrific sisters. I will always miss my amazing dad & 2 loving, loyal dogs.
Education
  • New York University: School of Education, Health, Nursing & Arts Professions
    MA Nursing Education, 1978 - 1985
  • Hunter College
    BSN Nursing, 1972 - 1976
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