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Oct. 1, 2021: As the pandemic exhausts nurses, what can be done to provide relief?

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28min 18sec
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Nurse practitioner Karen Hoffman runs COVID-19 rapid tests in the lab at the Denver Indian Health and Family Services clinic in Sun Valley. Nov. 24, 2020.

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Outside of a pandemic, nursing is a tough job. In a pandemic, it's become a pathway to burnout. And that's not just in hospitals, but in long-term care facilities and schools. Then, a listener reflects on the legacy of medical pioneer Dr. Charles Blackwood. And Denver muralist Charlo gets a national nod for spreading joy in his community.