April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and during this episode of RN Huddle we visit with Claire Beweja, Jen Tran and Devi Fitelly. During this two-part series, these Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners talk about 3 fictitious cases and what steps they would take when the patients arrive. Join us again in two weeks for the continuation of this discussion. Read More.
Category: Nursing Challenges
Medication administration can get complex for patients with compromised GI systems. Join us for this episode of RN Huddle as we sit down with repeat guest and drug expert Dr. Ally Dering-Anderson and her pharmacy student Lindsay as they discuss medication delivery through NG and G tubes. They review basic guidelines and best practices for medication and nutrition administration via these alternate delivery mechanisms. This information is critical for the proper administration and optimal absorption. Read More.
We interrupt our normal podcast schedule to get you a special episode of RN Huddle. Over the past few weeks, the Coronavirus pandemic has shifted the world's focus away from the normal way of business. It is important as a health care worker to know what to do and how to help your patients. UNMC has expertise on caring for COVID 19 and other infectious diseases, and are ready to share what they have learned. Today’s RN Huddle reviews our experiences, points to resources you can use, answers to questions from your patients and staff, and other important information. This episode features our very own College of Nursing faculty Dr. Beth Beam, as well as Nebraska Medicine ED nurses Kalen Knight and Shanaz Benner. Read More.
On this episode of RN Huddle, we are joined by a VERY special guest. Her name is Dr. Sasha Shillcutt and she is a cardiac anesthesiologist for UNMC. Today, however, we aren’t discussing her successful physician role but her other passion, women in medicine and how they experience gender bias. She sits down with our host, Heidi Keeler, and gives a very frank discussion on gender bias in the workforce in healthcare and some tips on how to overcome it. Read More.
Today’s episode of RN Huddle is a little heavy but necessary. Join us with our returning guest Amy Mead as she sits down with her colleagues Nicole Lenaghan and Katie Buehler to discuss the role and experience of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE). They will talk about topics such as reasons why to consider becoming a SANE nurse, court expectations when you’re called to court for a sexual assault case, and the community resources available to those who have been sexually assaulted. Read More.
Sit down with Nursing Professional Development Specialists Michelle Schulte, Erin Jordan and Danielle Nichols as they discuss the challenges of working with the different generations in today’s workforce. From Gen Z’s to Baby boomers, we have a wide age range in the current workforce. On this episode of RN Huddle, these nurses are talking through those difficulties and how to work together when it comes to the Gen Z’s/Millennials technology vs. the Baby boomers face-to-face communication and more! Read More.