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Category: Health and Lifestyle

Living A Healthier & Stronger Life During Quarantine with Peter Pellerito
May 21, 2020 by UNMC CON CNE

This episode of RN Huddle will have you feeling stronger in just 2 minutes! Join our host, Dr. Heidi Keeler, as she talks with a UNMC health expert Peter Pellerito about how you can use simple and enjoyable fitness breaks throughout the day to become stronger and healthier! We also throw a challenge out to you, our RN Huddle listeners! Can you find 20 seconds in your day to become just a little stronger? Maybe stretch while you brush your teeth? How about taking a breathing break in between patients or projects? Read More.

Talking Burnout with Dr. Wengel – Part 2
Talking Burnout with Dr. Wengel – Part 2
March 12, 2020 by UNMC CON CNE

Today on RN Huddle, we continue the conversation between Dr. Heidi Keeler (our host) and Dr. Steve Wengel. While burnout is a very real issue in today's workplace, there are always options to help defeat and maybe even prevent it. Dr. Wengel and Heidi talk about what options may be available at your institution and how you can utilize those resources. Read More.

Talking Burnout with Dr. Wengel – Part 1
Talking Burnout with Dr. Wengel – Part 1
February 27, 2020 by UNMC CON CNE

In this episode, we sit down again with host Dr. Heidi Keeler and a new guest Dr. Steve Wengel. Dr. Wengel is both the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Campus Wellness and Chair of the UNMC Department of Psychiatry. He is very interested in workplace burnout and how to best beat it. While it’s not a psychiatric condition, it is still very serious and more and more people experience it every day. Listen here for tips on how to avoid burnout and how to combat it should you or a co-worker feel it. Read More.

Are You Brave Enough: Part 2
February 13, 2020 by UNMC CON CNE

Today we continue the conversation between our host Heidi Keeler and UNMC’s own Dr. Sasha Shillcutt. Sasha is the Founder/CEO of Brave Enough. A website and entity that helps women know that they’re not alone and helps to convey ways that we can all support one another. In this episode, Sasha and Heidi talk about Sasha’s new book called Between Grit and Grace. The book shares the self-reflection interviews of women done by Sasha. She talks with women who are physicians, lawyers, business owners and many more! These two also discuss other concepts that decipher the way that we look at ourselves. Ever heard of Imposter Syndrome? It’s a fascinating topic and the discussion by these two successful women is beneficial to any woman who listens! Read More.

Primordial Prevention
Primordial Prevention: Creating Habits to Prevent
January 2, 2020 by UNMC CON CNE

Join us for our first off-campus RN Huddle episode! We are joined by Jason Ott and Nick Monzu, creators of Empowered University. Empowered University is a new way to look at wellness programs using primordial prevention. Even though we all enjoy those patient interactions, we’d rather our patients be healthy and not necessarily have to come and see us with all health concerns. This episode helps to explain how primordial prevention can keep your patients healthy! Read More.

Self-Care and Why It Is Important to Those Working in Healthcare
Self-Care and Why It Is Important to Those Working in Healthcare
December 19, 2019 by UNMC CON CNE

This is the second part of our series on stress and self-care. In this episode, Kaylie and Courtney continue their talk and discuss self-care and why it’s important. This is a great episode as it relates to EVERYONE! Self-Care is so important and keeping yourself from burning out in your job helps you to treat patients that much better. Keep yourself healthy, so you can keep others healthy. Read More.

Dietary Supplements
September 26, 2019 by UNMC CON CNE

In the latest episode of RN Huddle, we sit down with a faculty member from our College of Pharmacy Dr. Ally Dering-Anderson. Dr. Ally is known for her radio skills as well as her expertise in pharmacology. She is joined by one of her students Emily Tomes who is well on her way to becoming a pharmacist herself. In this episode, Dr. Ally and Emily discuss Dietary Supplements as well as their pros and cons. Take a listen to get their take on supplements such as fish oil, zinc, and selenium. Read More.