Episode 3: The Courage to Care Begins with YOU!
Guest: Mary Coughlin, MS, NNP, RNC-E
President & Founder,
Caring Essentials Collaborative, LLC
Through her organization Caring Essentials, Mary Coughlin aims to “transform the experience of care for hospitalized infants, families, and clinicians” with a vision of “trauma-informed healthcare for all.” She brings her insight and experience as a NICU nurse to the COVID-19 pandemic, offering advice on how neonatal nurses and their colleagues can recognize and respond to trauma, both for themselves and for their patients.
BIO: A graduate from Northeastern University where she received her baccalaureate and master’s degrees in nursing, Ms. Coughlin served in the USAF Nurses Corps before transitioning to civilian practice. A seasoned staff nurse, charge nurse and neonatal nurse practitioner, Ms. Coughlin is currently the President and Founder of Caring Essentials Collaborative.
A leader in the field of neonatal nursing and internationally recognized expert in the field of trauma-informed, age-appropriate care in the NICU, Ms. Coughlin is a published author and her credits include Clinical Practice Guidelines for Age-Appropriate Care of the Premature and Critically Ill Hospitalized Infant for the National Association for Neonatal Nursing (NANN), Transformative Nursing in the NICU: Trauma-Informed, Age-Appropriate Care and her most recent book entitled: Trauma-informed Care in the NICU: Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines for Transdisciplinary Neonatal Clinicians.
Mary Coughlin’s website: https://www.caringessentials.net/
This podcast is sponsored by: Pampers