Interview Jon Haws RN CCRN, founder of NRSNG.com | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 28

I had the pleasure of interviewing Jon Haws RN CCRN, founder of NRSNG.com. We dive into Jon's history before entering the profession, and of  course talk about his website and online community at NRSNG.com. *Important note* : this interview was riddled with technical issues. My internet connection was not stable. This interview started and stopped … Continue reading Interview Jon Haws RN CCRN, founder of NRSNG.com | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 28

Nursing professional development & FOANed -interview with Clin Nurse Educ. Wes | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 27

What is professional development, and why should any Nurse care about it? Learning opportunities to augment your current and future skill practice. A way of maintaining your highest level of practice competency to provide optimum care to your patients. I interview Wes. He's a Clinical Nurse Educator of Emergency Services in a busy inner city … Continue reading Nursing professional development & FOANed -interview with Clin Nurse Educ. Wes | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 27

11 fitness hacks for nurses while on shift | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 26

I mean, because Nurses have SO much free time right? Call it fitness, wellness, in-shape, or "good condition", they all fall under the same umbrella of health. Give it whatever label you like, I’m sure we’d all love to live in a world where you have ample time to increase your fitness and improve your … Continue reading 11 fitness hacks for nurses while on shift | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 26

When the nurse is the surgical patient |The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 25.5

*Bonus Episode* I chat with my friend Dr. Mike Sevilla. Mike is a family physician, social media guru, podcaster and long-time blogger. I decided to share my (surgery) story from start to finish. Starting with the original knee injury (back on Christmas day 2015) up to my post-op struggles after experiencing my first surgical procedure … Continue reading When the nurse is the surgical patient |The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 25.5

Interview with Cody Sliger on the challenge of being charge Nurse | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep25

I interviewed Cody Sliger, BSN, RN, CEN. He resides in Odessa, Texas  where he works as an Emergency Room charge nurse and a Per Diem Pediatric Nurse. In just over two years as a Registered Nurse he's attained his Trauma and Emergency Nurse certifications and is currently working as a charge Nurse. He recently submitted … Continue reading Interview with Cody Sliger on the challenge of being charge Nurse | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep25

11 reasons why Nurses make the worst patients | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 24

It’s not an urban myth, it’s not folklore and it’s not a rumor. Nurses make THE worst patients. I speak from experience here. Any Nurse who has been walking the walk for more than a month will agree with me. We stink at being cared for by someone else. Being on the other side of … Continue reading 11 reasons why Nurses make the worst patients | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 24

3 (or 5) needed tips to guarantee resolution success | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 23

It’s that time of year, the “resolutioners” are back. The most popular time of the year to create and work towards a new and lofty goal in your life. For some reason, many people wait until the New Year to create and tackle a challenge. I for one believe the time of the year and … Continue reading 3 (or 5) needed tips to guarantee resolution success | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 23

Can you handle that first year as a Nurse? | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 22

How challenging is that first year as a Nurse? Is it so hard that Nurses want to quit? Dread going to work? Do Nurses need to “take medications” to just make it through a shift??? These questions were drawn from an article that I read: I fear for the future of Nursing that discussed the … Continue reading Can you handle that first year as a Nurse? | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 22

Men in #nursing. Let’s talk about disparities | The Change of Shift Podcast Recap Ep 21

Do disparities exist with men in Nursing? Are there differences or inconsistencies in the  career path and experience of a man working as a Nurse versus what his female colleague experiences? [Tweet "Do disparities exist with men in Nursing? "] I have talked at great length about the false stereotypes out there concerning men in … Continue reading Men in #nursing. Let’s talk about disparities | The Change of Shift Podcast Recap Ep 21