S2 Ep4 Canadian Nursing, Long-Term Care and Vibrant Health with Daniela Acosta, RN, GNC (C), BScN, BSc
Find out why long-term care may be the best kept secret in nursing practice as the podcast’s welcome’s its first Canadian nurse- Daniela Acosta! Daniela discusses some differences between the United States and Canadian health care as well as what it is like working in long-term care. She is passionate about long term care as well as quality improvement and best practice implementation. Discussion points include building trust, talking to people, clinical skill challenges, team nursing staffing, care plans, burnout and a spiritual health advisor, and the 8 A’s of Dementia. Finally, we go into her venture, Vibrant Nurse which aims to be a blend of nursing and leadership including sharing leadership skills for outcomes and how to achieve during the pandemic.
Daniela Acosta RN, GNC (C), BScN, BSc, CEO of Vibrant Nurse. Daniela is a nursing practice leader in long-term care at one of the largest and most innovative long-term care facilities in the province of Ontario, Canada. Since graduating, with Dean’s honours, from the University of Toronto in 2012, she has dedicated her entire career to senior’s care as well as quality improvement and best practice implementation. Daniela is an advocate for highlighting the importance of registered nursing roles in long-term care and the importance of embracing leadership skills in nursing. This passion has since inspired her to create Vibrant Nurse, a social media community and online business (in their beginning stages) that support general nursing leadership and raise awareness of nursing opportunities in long-term care.
Find her on instagram: @vibrantnurse or via her website: https://vibrantnurse.ca/