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About Gregory Jones

Gregory Jones is the Patient Care Supervisor of Emergency Services and Heart Safe Coordinator at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee, MN. He is a certified Forensic-Nurse Examiner who specializes in sexual assaults, has an A.A. seminary degree from Southwestern University of California, a B.S. degree in Nursing Science from Purdue University, and his Masters in Theological Studies from Northwestern University of St. Paul, MN. Greg is a Certified psychological First Aid Responder. He also has a 5 year history as a Naval Aircrewman, and served one tour in Iraq. He has published several articles on stress and work place conflict. Greg was featured on The Learning Channel’s “Trauma Life in the ER,” and was recently named one of Minnesota’s Outstanding Nurses by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine. He is an integral member of the Allina Health Systems Crisis Intervention team (i.e. Code Green) and considered a clinical expert in the field crisis intervention.

Gregory's Posts:

Getting To the Realities of Stress — How Journaling Can Help

If you’ve never been stressed, you’re a rare human being indeed. Caregivers, with all you do, know this well. So in this post, I’ll help you define what stress is, learn how to identify it in your life, and give you a few suggestions to manage it. I’ll start by sharing two insights: If you don’t identify the problem, you […]

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3 new ways to think about stress and find peace of mind

Have you ever thought to yourself, “If only I could rid myself of all the stress in my life, everything would be so much better?” How many times have you heard that stress is harmful and something to be avoided at all cost?  Quote Anthologist Terri Guillemets offers this: “Stress is the trash of modern life—we all generate it but […]

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