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

When a Nurse Educator Becomes a Viral Sensation

On episode 413 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews Stephanee Beggs, BSN, RN, the celebrity content creator, influencer, and emergency room nurse behind RNExplained, Inc. Stephanee unintentionally went viral on social media for her quick, concise educational tools featured in her TikTok videos and sold on her Etsy store. In fact, some of her TikTok videos have reached over 1 million views! Her videos, guides, and tools help nurses around the world learn important clinical concepts that are distilled into digestible chunks that enhance learning and retention. Stephanee's success has caught the attention of national news outlets, and she was chosen as one of Forbes Magazine's 30 Under 30 young entrepreneurs in 2022. Aside from her time on social media and Etsy, Stephanee is an ER nurse with two degrees: a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing. Her current certifications include ACLS, BLS, PALS, NIHSS, and MAB. Lastly, she is a professor at Mount Saint Mary’s University focusing on classes in pharmacology. Connect with Stephanee and RNExplained: RNExplained on Etsy Instagram TikTok YouTube ----------- Did you know that you can now earn CEUs from listening to podcasts? That’s right — over at RNegade.pro, they’re building a library of nursing podcasts offering continuing education credits, including episodes of The Nurse Keith Show! So just head over to RNegade.pro, log into the portal, select Nurse Keith (or any other Content Creator) from the Content Creator dropdown, and get CEs for any content on the platform! 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, and Mark Capispisan is our stalwart social media manager and newsletter wrangler.
March 17, 2023

Increasing the Cultural Competence and Sensitivity of Healthcare Professionals

On episode 412 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews Dr. Raj Sundar, a full-spectrum family physician, podcaster, and community organizer. In the course of their conversation, Raj and Keith discuss the difference between cultural competence and cultural safety, where cultural competence falls short, and how healthcare professionals can increase their competence in the interest of their patients' well-being and cultural safety. Dr. Sundar is the host of Healthcare for Humans, a podcast dedicated to educating others on how to care for culturally diverse communities in order to become more effective healers. He works with others to create systems that treat each person with dignity while respecting their histories, celebrating their joys, and honoring their hopes. Connect with Dr. Raj Sundar, MD and the Healthcare for Humans podcast: Healthcare for Humans Twitter LinkedIn ----------- Did you know that you can now earn CEUs from listening to podcasts? That’s right — over at RNegade.pro, they’re building a library of nursing podcasts offering continuing education credits, including episodes of The Nurse Keith Show! So just head over to RNegade.pro, log into the portal, select Nurse Keith (or any other Content Creator) from the Content Creator dropdown, and get CEs for any content on the platform! 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, and Mark Capispisan is our stalwart social media manager and newsletter wrangler.
March 10, 2023

The European Perspective on 21st-Century Healthcare Innovation and Emerging Technologies

On episode 411 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews French biomedical engineer and podcaster Mathieu Chaffard, regarding Mathieu's podcast — Impulse: Meeting Healthcare Pioneers — and his perspective on the European zeitgeist when it comes to healthcare innovation and emerging technologies in the 21st century. Mathieu is a French biomedical engineer, trained at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne. Passionate about medical technology applied to cardiac indications, he has occupied different technical roles in Europe, including Development Engineer for B. Braun in Berlin and Field Specialist for Abbott in Paris, before moving to project management in the digital health space for Roche Diagnostics in Zürich. Wishing to share his passion for medical progress on a broad scale and driven by an ongoing desire to learn more about its aspects, he has decided to create his own show where he talks with entrepreneurs, researchers and physicians about their personal journey and the innovative technologies they are developing to transform patients' lives. Connect with Mathieu: Impulse: Meeting Healthcare Pioneers podcast LinkedIn Instagram Twitter YouTube ----------- Did you know that you can now earn CEUs from listening to podcasts? That’s right — over at RNegade.pro, they’re building a library of nursing podcasts offering continuing education credits, including episodes of The Nurse Keith Show! So just head over to RNegade.pro, log into the portal, select Nurse Keith (or any other Content Creator) from the Content Creator dropdown, and get CEs for any content on the platform! 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, and Mark Capispisan is our stalwart social media manager and newsletter wrangler.
March 3, 2023

Medical Injustices, Distrust, Disparities, and Black Communities

On episode 410 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews Camille White and Jasmyn Moore, the hosts of the Distrust & Disparities Podcast. In the course of their conversation, Keith, Jasmyn, and Camille discuss their powerful podcast which examines current and historical cases of medical injustices within the American healthcare system and how these disparities and injustices have disproportionately impacted Black communities around the country for hundreds of years. Jasmyn Moore is a registered nurse and health care change maker, who is passionate about dismantling health disparities that disproportionately affect Black women and Black families. She has a wide variety of clinical experience, including community health, emergency & trauma, nursing education, and case management. Working with underserved communities inspired her to create the Distrust & Disparities podcast to provide a voice to those negatively impacted by medical injustices in the American healthcare system. She wants to inspire individuals to advocate for proper healthcare treatment for themselves and educate health professionals on how to check their racial bias. Camille White is a fierce health advocate and spirited co-host of Distrust & Disparities podcast. She is a Human Resources specialist with a focus on government contracts and minority owned businesses. Her interest in addressing health disparities was sparked after hearing about the countless number of Black women dying in childbirth and the inadequate response to address Black maternal mortality in the US. She wants to fight to bring more attention to this injustice and close the gap on health disparities. Podcast Bio: We are two Black women discussing health disparities that disproportionately affect Black women and Black families. We examine current and historical cases of medical injustices within the American healthcare system. And we amplify organizations and individuals working with marginalized communities to improve health outcomes. Tune in every 1st and 3rd Friday to hear how disadvantaged communities navigate a healthcare system not designed for them and the organizations working to close disparity gaps. Connect with Camille, Jasmyn, and Distrust & Disparities: Distrust & Disparities website Distrust & Disparities on The Health Podcast Network Facebook Instagram Twitter LinkedIn ----------- Did you know that you can now earn CEUs from listening to podcasts? That’s right — over at RNegade.pro, they’re building a library of nursing podcasts offering continuing education credits, including episodes of The Nurse Keith Show! So just head over to RNegade.pro, log into the portal, select Nurse Keith (or any other Content Creator) from the Content Creator dropdown, and get CEs for any content on the platform! 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, and Mark Capispisan is our stalwart social media manager and newsletter wrangler.
February 24, 2023

Creating a Trained Student Workforce to Solve Healthcare Shortages and Inequities

On episode 409 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews Eric Alvarez, the CEO and Founder of Grapefruit Health, a company that is creating a brand new student-led workforce to help meet the significant shortage of healthcare workers today. In the course of their conversation, Keith and Eric discuss clinician shortages, lack of access to care, and other challenges within the healthcare space that led to the founding of Grapefruit Health and its unique and innovative solutions to those challenges. Prior to this adventure with Grapefruit Health, Eric has held multiple positions within the healthcare industry. Most recently Eric was the COO of a healthcare technology startup called Fibroblast, which was acquired by the EMR giant Cerner Corporation in 2020. In this role, he oversaw product, development, human resources, finance, general company operations, and was active in all major sales cycles. Before joining Fibroblast, Eric was a hospital administrator at the University of Chicago Medicine and Northwestern Medicine. In these roles, he led large clinical and nonclinical teams mostly in specialty services that included the services lines of Cardiovascular surgery, Urology, and Ophthalmology. These opportunities provided Eric with a deep understanding of how health systems function as a business and what their systemic challenges are. Eric earned his Masters in Healthcare Administration from Rush University, a top five program, and his Bachelors in Aviation Management from Southern Illinois University, a top ten program. Prior to college, he served in the United States Airforce during Iraqi Freedom. Most recently, Eric was named a top 100 Rising LatinX founder and Distinguished Alumni of the Year from his Master’s program. Connect with Eric Alvarez and Grapefruit Health: Grapefruit.Health Grapefruit Health on LinkedIn Eric on LinkedIn ----------- Did you know that you can now earn CEUs from listening to podcasts? That’s right — over at RNegade.pro, they’re building a library of nursing podcasts offering continuing education credits, including episodes of The Nurse Keith Show! So just head over to RNegade.pro, log into the portal, select Nurse Keith (or any other Content Creator) from the Content Creator dropdown, and get CEs for any content on the platform! 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, and Mark Capispisan is our stalwart social media manager and newsletter wrangler.
February 17, 2023

Can Nurses Choose to Feed — and Not Eat — Their Young?

On episode 408 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews nurse leader and consultant Teresa Sanderson, RN, CCM, the founder of the Nurses Feed Their Young (NFTY) movement. In the course of their conversation, Keith and Teresa discuss the concept of nurses feeding, rather than eating, their young, and why this is so crucial for the future of the profession. Keith and Teresa also discuss the importance of infusing the nursing profession with emotional intelligence in order to decrease burnout, increase nurse retention, and improve the patient experience. A veteran RN and nursing leader with three decades of experience, Teresa Sanderson leads with authenticity and the heart of a servant. She believes nursing leadership is responsible for creating a culture and environment where nurses can succeed and practice with excellence. Teresa is working to transform nursing culture from one where nurses eat their young to one where nurses feed their young, She trains healthcare organizations, nursing leaders, and nurses on the skills of emotional intelligence, as well as values-based hiring, recruitment, and retention strategies. Sanderson is an author, speaker, nurse entrepreneur and homesteader. Connect with Teresa Sanderson and Nurses Feed Their Young: TeresaSanderson.com Facebook 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, and Mark Capispisan is our stalwart social media manager and newsletter wrangler.
February 10, 2023
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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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