Podcast Activities
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.

Are You Brave Enough: Part 1
January 30, 2020 by UNMC CON CNE

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.

Addressing Sexual Assault: Conversations with SANEs
Addressing Sexual Assault: Conversations with SANEs
January 16, 2020 by UNMC CON CNE

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.

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.

Stress in Nursing and How You Can Manage It
Stress in Nursing and How You Can Manage It
December 5, 2019 by UNMC CON CNE

Join us for part one of our two part series on stress & self-care. We sit down with Kaylie Guinan and Courtney Marshall, two Nursing Professional Development Specialists at Nebraska Medicine, and talk about how they deal with stress and their advice to you on how to lower it. This episode of RN Huddle has a few great pieces of advice that you won’t want to miss! Remember to join us again in two weeks to hear more from these two on self-care and how it can improve your work as well as your personal life. Read More.

Let’s Celebrate Worldwide Pressure Injury Prevention Day!
November 21, 2019 by UNMC CON CNE

This episode of RN Huddle, we are talking Worldwide Pressure Injury Prevention Day with our very own Nurse Planner Renee Paulin (a certified WOCN) and also our very own, Dr. Janet Cuddigan, President of the National Pressure injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP). These two ladies are discussing the NEW Clinical Practice Guideline for Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Injuries. As an author of these guidelines, Dr. Cuddigan has the expertise to really explain these new guidelines and help answer any question! Read More.

Generations in the Nursing Workforce
Generations in the Nursing Workforce
November 7, 2019 by UNMC CON CNE

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.

Bugs, Bones and Blood
October 23, 2019 by UNMC CON CNE

Join us for this spooky edition of RN Huddle! We are joined by Amy Mead (Associate Nurse Manager) and Kalen Knight (Nurse Professional Development Specialist) from our own Nebraska Medicine Emergency Department. Amy and Kalen are familiar with all the creepy crawlies that come into the ER and discuss their most memorable experiences with lice, maggots, rabies and intestines where they don’t belong! Take a listen…if you dare… Read More.