On episode 282 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing career and healthcare podcast, Keith interviews physician author Dr. Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, regarding the need to rigorously confront medical errors. Dr. Ofri is one of the foremost voices in the medical world, shining an unflinching light on the realities of healthcare and the doctor-patient relationship.
August 4, 2020
In this episode, I join Alayna Laranjo who is a Dialysis Nurse and in Dialysis clinical care for 9 years. We talk about her upbringing as a fire fighter and upbringing in healthcare as an EMT, Medic and 911 Dispatcher. We talk all things from preparing for a mass casualty, teaching classes, and even receiving a call that lead to the birth of twins! We then move into how she became a Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician, as well as the importance of a longer orientation and continual learning environment. Moving into her career as a nurse became a passion for wanting to do more for the patients she was taking care of. We also detail the daily life of a dialysis nurse, what her 5am-2pm shift is like, and how important wellness is for nurses.
Alayna started out her career in the emergency medical services as an EMT for 6 years, a medic for 10 years and 911 dispatcher for 7 years. She even taught EMT classes for 2 years. Alayna decided to change careers and started out in a dialysis clinic that lead her to become a Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician. She eventually decided to attend nursing school and graduated with her Associates Degree in Nursing in 2012. She has been with the same dialysis company for 9 years and has a thorough passion for dialysis patients and dialysis nursing. Alayna is about to graduate with her BSN and will eventually pursue her Master’s in Nursing Leadership in the fall. In her personal time, she is a softball umpire, triathlete, and raises her children in the town of Troy, NY.---Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/virtualclinical/support
August 3, 2020
On episode 281 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing career and healthcare podcast, Keith interviews Janine Kelbach, BSN, RNC-OB, an accomplished nurse writer, educator, entrepreneur, and host of The Savvy Scribe podcast. Keith and Janine discuss networking, writing, starting a business, podcasting, and why Janine hasn't left the bedside. Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, as well as a professional podcaster, published author, inspiring speaker, and successful nurse entrepreneur.
July 31, 2020
Today on Amplify Nursing with talk with Dr. Ann Burgess. For the past 50 years, Dr. Burgess has been tirelessly working for victims of violent crime. Her initial research, studying rape victims in 1960's Boston, brought her to the attention of the FBI and lead to a decades long partnership profiling violent criminals and learning how to best help victims.Whether in her role as a researcher and educator at Boston College or as the basis for the fictional TV character, Dr Wendy Carr on the Netflix series, Mindhunter, Dr. Burgess' legacy of advocating for victims continues to grow.Today, we talk about her experiences working with the FBI, the value of nursing research, and her upcoming book, Shattering Silence.
July 29, 2020
On episode 280 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing career and healthcare podcast, Keith interviews certified executive performance and life coach Nicole Coustier regarding mid-career positioning, owning your expertise, networking, resumes, and much more that can help you take your nursing career to the next level of authenticity and accomplishment. Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, as well as a professional podcaster, published author, inspiring speaker, and successful nurse entrepreneur. The Nurse Keith Show is a proud member of Ars Longa Media, a collaborative network of podcasts and media entities adding a humanistic touch to professional education, educate the public from a scientifically informed perspective, and improve lives by addressing social ills. The Nurse Keith Show is also a proud member of The Health Podcast Network, one of the largest and fastest-growing collections of authoritative, high-quality podcasts taking on the tough topics in health and care with empathy, expertise, and a commitment to excellence. Show notes NurseKeith.com Facebook.com/NurseKeithCoaching Twitter.com/nursekeith Instagram.com/nursekeithcoaching LinkedIn.com/in/keithallancarlson
July 28, 2020
On this special bonus COVID-19 update, Keith interviews Dr. Nat'e Guyton, RN, MSN, NE-BC, CPHIMS, the Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer of the University of Maryland Medical System Midtown Campus. Keith and Dr. Guyton discuss the response of urban medical centers to the COVID-19 pandemic and how we need to prepare for the months ahead.
July 24, 2020
On episode 279 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing career and healthcare podcast, Keith interviews Dr. Nina Beaman, the Dean of Nursing of Aspen University, regarding resilience, trauma-informed care, the Adverse Childhood Events Study (ACES), and where the nursing profession is headed in the 21st century. Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, as well as a professional podcaster, published author, inspiring speaker, and successful nurse entrepreneur.
July 21, 2020
On this special coronavirus/COVID-19 episode of The Nurse Keith Show, Keith reflects on the extremely worrisome summertime infection rates around the U.S., protests against mask-wearing, conspiracy theories, the D614G mutation, and more timely COVID news.Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, as well as a professional podcaster, published author, inspiring speaker, and successful nurse entrepreneur.
July 17, 2020
Today on Amplify Nursing we talk with Sarah Gray, founding nurse and clinician at Trusted Health, a company that reimagines how nurses work through unparalleled transparency, efficiency, and technology.As a clinical nurse working at the bedside Sarah felt like she wanted a different perspective on how to innovate and creatively solve for the problems she was seeing in her practice. Unsure how to move her career in that direction she was ultimately drawn away from the bedside to the health tech scene in San Francisco.Today she is helping to lead the change in the clinical and non-traditional nursing workforces, which she hopes will eventually allow for more sustainability and growth in the profession.
July 15, 2020
I join Frank Stickler in this episode to talk all things nursing since his departure from Hershey, PA to colorful Colorado! We dive into his experiences working while attending school, what working night shift was like, some unique things about working at a Primary Stroke Center as opposed to a Comprehensive Stroke Center and some interesting times treating patients with toxicities! Moving along, is his current role in a Neuroscience Critical Care Unit, what is was like to have and survive Covid-19 and what is next for Frank!
Frank started as a CNA in 2008 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon, PA while in high school. He worked full-time night shift as CNA at HMC while going to nursing school. Frank was apart of the last graduating class of Lancaster General College of Nursing and Health Sciences (now Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences) and received his ASN in 2013. He is only 4 weeks away from achieving his BSN from the University of Texas. Frank has worked in Neuroscience for several years with experience in Neuro/Stroke/Tox/Medicine and Neurocritical Care. He is currently a Neuroscience Critical Care RN at the University of Colorado Hospital where he serves as a charge nurse, preceptor, recourse RN, educator and nerd for anything neuro. Frank is also a personal colleague of mine who has survived COVID-19. He currently lives in Centennial, Colorado with his partner, Mike, dog and 2 cats.---Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/virtualclinical/support
July 13, 2020
On episode 278 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing career and healthcare podcast, Keith interviews Dr. Iman Abuzeid, the CEO and co-founder of Incredible Health. Keith and Iman discuss Incredible Health's study of COVID-19’s impact on the nursing landscape and hospitals around the United States, including racial equality and the intersection of the current conversation around racial inequality and the pandemic.
July 13, 2020
On episode 277 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing career and healthcare podcast, Keith discusses racism, racial disparities, and our moral and ethical responsibility as medical and nursing professionals to do our part in fighting the good fight against the maltreatment of people of color and vulnerable populations within the healthcare delivery system.
July 11, 2020
Tune in as our host, Shawna Butler revisits the compelling stories and experiences featured in the SEE YOU NOW season 1 and COVID-19: The Nurse Response episodes. We’re taking a short break while season 2 is in production, but we’d love to hear from you and what you're seeing and solving. Email us at [email protected]
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July 10, 2020
On this special bonus episode of The Nurse Keith Show, Keith interviews Amelia Roberts, MSN, RN regarding the crucial role of evidence-based data and the responsible use of social media in the age of COVID-19. In her business, Amelia helps under-recognized professionals stand out from the crowd, and in her clinical life, she serves as a Clinical Program Coordinator and Case Manager.
July 3, 2020
This week on AmplifyNursing we speak with Dr. Roxana Chicas. Currently a researcher at Emory University, Dr. Chicas focuses on the health of migrant farm workers.In this episode, she speaks candidly about her experiences as an immigrant in nursing, the importance of mentorship, and the profound effect nurses can have on the health and well-being of vulnerable populations.
July 1, 2020
Ashley Kundravi joins me in this episode to discuss her experience on what it was like to become a family nurse practitioner. We detail her beginnings as a Biology major and eventual 2nd degree student at the University of Delaware, to her first job in a community hospital and what challenges those brought, what applying to nurse practitioner school was like for Ashley, the challenges of nurse practitioner school including finding preceptors, a new and exciting gig in a neuroimmunology clinic that primarily treats patients with multiple sclerosis. This very informative episode discusses everything from school to new medications that patients are taking and why multiple sclerosis is a tricky disease. She offers tips for patients on supplements and hits on the importance of decreasing stress in your life. This is a wonderful episode for the student nurse and the patient alike.
Ashley in a CRNP with Hershey Medical Center’s neuroimmunology division. She graduated from university of Delaware with her BA in biology in 2010, and her BSN in 2012. She complete her MSN at Millersville University in 2017. When not at work, Ashley enjoys knitting and spending time with her pets.---Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/virtualclinical/support
June 26, 2020