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The Nurse Keith Show is an invaluable audio destination for ambitious, thoughtful, and forward-thinking 21st-century nurses.

Why DNPs of Color Matter

On episode 475 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews Dr. Danielle McCamey, DNP, ACNP-BC, FCCP. In the course of their conversation, Keith and Dr. McCamey discuss DNPs of Color (DOC), the non-profit organization of which she is the founder, president, and CEO. With a mission to "serve DNPs of color through networking, mentorship and advocacy to increase diversity in doctoral studies, clinical practice, and leadership," DOC is a thriving community that is catalyzing more inclusive representation of doctorally-prepared individuals within the nursing profession. Dr. Danielle McCamey, DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, FCCP is a mentor, nurse motivator, and expert critical care advanced practice clinician. She has over 20 years of nursing experience and over a decade as an acute care nurse practitioner. In her current role as Assistant Dean for Strategic Partnerships at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Dr. McCamey is at the forefront of driving meaningful collaborations and alliances. Her strategic acumen and visionary leadership have played a pivotal role in shaping the school's approach to fostering inclusivity and diversity. Connect with Danielle McCamey and DNPs of Color: DNPs of Color Dr. Danielle McCamey on LinkedIn DNPs of Color on LinkedIn Instagram ----------- Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, professional podcaster, published author, award-winning blogger, inspiring keynote speaker, and successful nurse entrepreneur. Connect with Nurse Keith at NurseKeith.com, and on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Nurse Keith lives in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico with his lovely wife, Shada McKenzie, a highly gifted traditional astrologer and reader of the tarot. You can find Shada at The Circle and the Dot. The Nurse Keith Show is 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. The podcast is adroitly produced by Rob Johnston of 520R Podcasting.
May 24, 2024

Nurses’ Professional Responsibility to Get Published

On episode 474 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews Dottie Roberts, EdD, MSN, MACI, RN, OCNS-C, CMSRN, CNE, the editor of MEDSURG, a respected peer-reviewed nursing journal. In the course of their conversation, Keith and Dottie discuss why she sees publishing in peer-reviewed journals as a professional responsibility borne by all nurses, as well as how and why being published is a savvy career-building strategy. From QI reports and case studies to full-blown research projects, many initiatives that nurses take part in every day can be fodder for publication. Keith and Dottie also clarify the difference between the kind of writing that Keith does for various nursing websites and publications, and the world of peer-reviewed academic journals. Each form of writing contributes to the body of nursing literature, with each fulfilling a different, yet no less important, purpose. Dottie Roberts has been editor of MEDSURG Nursing since 2002. The journal is recognized internationally in the medical-surgical community. Dottie is a career orthopaedic nurse and clinical nurse specialist who has written and spoken frequently on topics such as arthritis. She has also been a frequent presenter on the subject of writing for publication by authors with varying levels of experience. Dottie is a member of the online nursing faculty of Walden University's RN-BSN program and the MSN program at Southern New Hampshire University. Connect with Dottie Roberts: MEDSURG online LinkedIn ----------- Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, professional podcaster, published author, award-winning blogger, inspiring keynote speaker, and successful nurse entrepreneur. Connect with Nurse Keith at NurseKeith.com, and on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Nurse Keith lives in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico with his lovely wife, Shada McKenzie, a highly gifted traditional astrologer and reader of the tarot. You can find Shada at The Circle and the Dot. The Nurse Keith Show is 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. The podcast is adroitly produced by Rob Johnston of 520R Podcasting.
May 16, 2024

Wiping A$$ in a Rolex: A Nurse’s Story of Career Transition and the Human Condition

On episode 473 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews nurse author Joe Downing, RN, BSN, MBA, a gifted storyteller whose deeply moving and extremely entertaining book, Wiping A$$ in a Rolex: Stories and Lessons from a Mid-Career Transition to Nursing, documents the author's reflections and experiences in transitioning from a decades-long career in the automobile industry to a new career in healthcare and nursing. In the course of their conversation, Keith and Joe dive deep into Joe's life, his personal philosophy, and patient anecdotes that illuminate many profound aspects of the human condition in the 21st century, including suffering, privilege, and death and dying. Connect with Joe Downing: Wiping A$$ in a Rolex on Amazon ----------- Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, professional podcaster, published author, award-winning blogger, inspiring keynote speaker, and successful nurse entrepreneur. Connect with Nurse Keith at NurseKeith.com, and on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Nurse Keith lives in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico with his lovely wife, Shada McKenzie, a highly gifted traditional astrologer and reader of the tarot. You can find Shada at The Circle and the Dot. The Nurse Keith Show is 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. The podcast is adroitly produced by Rob Johnston of 520R Podcasting.
May 10, 2024

Confronting America’s Maternal Mortality Crisis

On episode 472 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith welcomes back filmmaker Carolyn Jones and documentary producer Lisa Frank to discuss their latest film, American Delivery, which is already winning awards on the 2024 film festival circuit, including the Roxanne T. Mueller Audience Choice Award for Best Film, the top honor at the Cleveland International Film Festival. In the course of their conversation, Keith and his guests discuss American Delivery, the maternal mortality crisis we currently face in the United States, and nurses' role in turning that statistic around. Carolyn Jones is an award-winning photographer and filmmaker who specializes in telling stories that shed light on issues of global concern. From people “living positively” with AIDS to women artists supporting entire communities and nurses on the front lines of our healthcare system, Jones has devoted her career to celebrating invisible populations and breaking down barriers. Her most widely acclaimed book publications include Living Proof: Courage in the Face of AIDS and The American Nurse, which led to a feature documentary. Her award-winning documentary Defining Hope, which was the culmination of a journey investigating how we can make better end-of-life choices, was broadcast over 1,000 times on PBS stations nationwide. Carolyn’s documentary In Case of Emergency, focuses on our nation’s biggest public health challenges—from COVID-19 to a lack of health insurance to the devastating impact of the opioid crisis. Carolyn has just completed a new documentary film American Delivery that examines the maternal mortality and morbidity crisis, and the solutions that can move the needle on improving those outcomes. As a documentary producer, Lisa Frank is dedicated to finding and developing great stories, guiding projects from inception through outreach and engagement. She has spent the last fifteen years in collaboration with Carolyn Jones to produce the book, film, and website that comprise The American Nurse Project, as well as the feature documentary Defining Hope, which was broadcast on PBS stations nationwide; In Case of Emergency, awarded the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary at the United Nations Association Film Festival, and most recently American Delivery. As Director of Programs and Production for the 100 People Foundation, Lisa oversees the planning, execution, and delivery of groundbreaking creative projects and educational tools on global issues for students worldwide. Lisa is Baltimore-bred and Brooklyn-based, and she holds a B.S. in Speech from Northwestern University. Connect with Carolyn Jones and Lisa Frank: American Delivery film website CarolynJones.com Carolyn Jones on LinkedIn Lisa Frank on LinkedIn American Nurse Project on Facebook American Nurse Project on Instagram American Nurse Project on X ----------- Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, professional podcaster, published author, award-winning blogger, inspiring keynote speaker, and successful nurse entrepreneur. Connect with Nurse Keith at NurseKeith.com, and on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Nurse Keith lives in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico with his lovely wife, Shada McKenzie, a highly gifted traditional astrologer and reader of the tarot. You can find Shada at The Circle and the Dot. The Nurse Keith Show is 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. The podcast is adroitly produced by Rob Johnston of 520R Podcasting.
May 2, 2024

Leaps of Faith, Servant Leadership, and the Marriage of Business and Healthcare

On episode 471 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews Demetrius Kirk, a nurse leader and podcaster extraordinaire who brings a wealth of experience, enthusiasm, insight, and emotional and relational intelligence to his work as a nurse and servant leader in the healthcare space. In the course of their conversation, Keith and Demetrius discuss numerous aspects of nurse leadership, and how the intersection of business and healthcare is where nurses can truly lead the way. Demetrius Kirk, DNPc, MBA, MSN, RN, LNHA, LSSGB, PAC-NE, QCP has over ten years of experience in healthcare operations and nursing management. As a strategic leader, he has a proven track record of helping organizations increase revenue, lower expenses, and improve efficiency by eliminating waste and reducing redundancy. In addition to his healthcare background, Demetrius has also served as a professional coach and health care consultant, helping individuals and organizations achieve their full potential. His coaching experience has given him a deep understanding of the importance of effective communication, teamwork, and leadership in achieving success. His role as a podcast host is another avenue through which Demetrius seeks to inspire and uplift other nurses and healthcare professionals. From his origins as a nursing assistant to earning master's degrees in both nursing and business, Mr. Kirk has seen firsthand the challenges and opportunities that healthcare professionals and organizations face in the 21st century. Connect with Demetrius Kirk: SMK Medical Consulting LinkedIn TikTok YouTube Sound Leadership with DJ Podcast on Spotify Sound Leadership with DJ Podcast on YouTube Sound Leadership with DJ Podcast on Apple Sound Leadership with DJ Podcast on Amazon Music Sound Leadership with DJ on LinkedIn ----------- Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, professional podcaster, published author, award-winning blogger, inspiring keynote speaker, and successful nurse entrepreneur. Connect with Nurse Keith at NurseKeith.com, and on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Nurse Keith lives in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico with his lovely wife, Shada McKenzie, a highly gifted traditional astrologer and reader of the tarot. You can find Shada at The Circle and the Dot. The Nurse Keith Show is 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. The podcast is adroitly produced by Rob Johnston of 520R Podcasting.
April 26, 2024

Why is Health Coaching the Future of Medicine?

On episode 470 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews Hally Brooke, NBCHWC, FMCHC, CPT, the Founder and CEO of Live Nourished Coaching. In the course of their conversation, Keith and Hally discuss why health coaching is the future of medicine, and the benefits of integrating health coaching into the medical model. Hally also shares the story of her own recovery from small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and explains the new popularity and recognition of Functional Medicine. Hally is a Certified Functional Medicine Nutrition Counselor, Nationally Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach, Fox 21 Fitness & Nutrition Expert, and fierce industry advocate. She has become a sought after speaker, top level medical practice consultant, and has built a world-class health coaching agency. But what inspires her to do this work every day is getting to see her clients move from illness to health and then from health to wellness, thriving in their lives, and finding their own internal motivation to Live Nourished. Connect with Hally Brooke: Live Nourished Coaching Instagram Facebook LinkedIn YouTube ----------- Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, professional podcaster, published author, award-winning blogger, inspiring keynote speaker, and successful nurse entrepreneur. Connect with Nurse Keith at NurseKeith.com, and on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Nurse Keith lives in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico with his lovely fiancée, Shada McKenzie, a highly gifted traditional astrologer and reader of the tarot. You can find Shada at The Circle and the Dot. The Nurse Keith Show is 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. The podcast is adroitly produced by Rob Johnston of 520R Podcasting.
April 19, 2024

How Can We Recover and Thrive After a Stroke?

On episode 469 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews Bill Gasiamis, a stroke survivor, author, and podcaster who uses his platforms to educate and inspire those who have been impacted by the experience of stroke. In the course of their conversation, Keith and Bill discuss Bill's experiences of three brain hemorrhages and brain surgery, as well as his excellent book, The Unexpected Way That a Stroke Became the Best Thing That Happened. Connect with Bill Gasiamis: RecoveryAfterStroke.com The Unexpected Way That a Stroke Became the Best Thing That Happened on Amazon Facebook Instagram LinkedIn TikTok ----------- Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, professional podcaster, published author, award-winning blogger, inspiring keynote speaker, and successful nurse entrepreneur. Connect with Nurse Keith at NurseKeith.com, and on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Nurse Keith lives in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico with his lovely fiancée, Shada McKenzie, a highly gifted traditional astrologer and reader of the tarot. You can find Shada at The Circle and the Dot. The Nurse Keith Show is 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. The podcast is adroitly produced by Rob Johnston of 520R Podcasting.
April 12, 2024

The Creative Career Potential of Nurse Content Creators

On episode 468 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews Annie Fulton, BSN, RN, PCCN. Annie is a nurse and podcaster who is an avowed believer in the potential for nurses to use strategic content creation as an avenue to manifest a bold new career direction, create a robust and satisfying side hustle, or empower their current clinical practice and career mobility. One of the points Annie makes during the interview is that her educational podcast for nurses directly contributed to her employer giving her a promotion to Clinical Nurse III (and a significant raise) since they considered every episode an official publication. Annie has been a nurse since 2014 with experience in medical-oncology, emergency, and intermediate care units. She believes that if she still has questions nine years out into her career, other nurses do, too. She uses her podcast as a safe environment to address common nursing questions and pitfalls. Annie is also a wife and proud mother of a wonderfully silly seven-year-old boy. In her free time she enjoys traveling, working out, reading, and cooking. Connect with Annie Fulton: Up My Nursing Game Instagram LinkedIn ----------- Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, professional podcaster, published author, award-winning blogger, inspiring keynote speaker, and successful nurse entrepreneur. Connect with Nurse Keith at NurseKeith.com, and on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Nurse Keith lives in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico with his lovely fiancée, Shada McKenzie, a highly gifted traditional astrologer and reader of the tarot. You can find Shada at The Circle and the Dot. The Nurse Keith Show is 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. The podcast is adroitly produced by Rob Johnston of 520R Podcasting.
April 5, 2024
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The Nurse Keith Show

The Nurse Keith Show offers up-to-date advice for savvy 21st-century nurses and healthcare professionals to keep you at the top of your game on every level.

During each episode, holistic nurse career coach Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC, explores career management and development; multidisciplinary collaboration; self-care and wellness; social justice; public health and healthcare delivery; entrepreneurship; and personal growth.

Through interviews with healthcare thought leaders and innovators, as well as inspiring monologues, Nurse Keith helps you create the most satisfying career and life possible.

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Keith Carlson

Keith Carlson

I’ve been a nurse since 1996, and I’ve worked in a variety of clinical settings, including home health, community health, case management, public health, hospice, and nursing education. I’ve also held management and executive positions, including Chief Nursing Officer and Director of Nursing.

I’m a Board-Certified Nurse Coach (NC-BC) under the auspices of the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation. I also hold previous certifications in Swedish Massage, Kripalu Yoga, and Laughter Yoga. Previously, I studied the visual arts, dropping out of two Philadelphia art schools in the early 1980s.

My podcast, The Nurse Keith Show, was launched in January of 2015, and offers weekly nursing career advice, information, and inspiration for nurses and healthcare professionals who want to take their careers to the next level.

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