This episode is sponsored by wounds and how to prevent them! Renee Paulin, MSN, RN, CWOCN is joined by two other wound experts from Bryan Health out of Lincoln, NE, Cindy Skinner, RN, BSN, CWOCN and Kristine Strand, RN, CWOCN. Being in the acute care and outpatient setting, Cindy and Kristine see so many pressure injuries that could be prevented. They explain the prevention day initiative and the awareness they bring to their staff, through activities in the days leading up to Worldwide Pressure Injury Prevention Day (always on the 3rd Thursday of every November). Please enjoy this episode and prevent those wounds! Read More.
After a bit of a break, we bring it back with our MHTTC Burnout Buster guests! Today’s episode cover’s women in health care (#WomensHistoryMonth) and how they’ve been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in particular. On this episode we welcome first time guest Brandy Clarke to the pod! She’s joined by recurring guest, Hannah West, and our very own co-host Renee Paulin. Ladies, keep up the good work in your professional career and take a listen! Read More.
he NPIAP series on RN Huddle continues with a new conversation on pressure injuries. Today’s episode will feature our wound expert and co-host Renee Paulin, MSN, RN, CWOCN and she’s joined by Yi-Ting Tzen, PhD, PT who is Director on the Board at NPIAP and is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Renee and Yi-Ting talk pressure injuries specific to the spinal cord injury population. See the episode description for a variety of links to the resources they discuss. Till next time listeners! Read More.
Today we are joined by a return guest, Dr. Jordan Thayer, and a new guest, Dr. Britt Liebsack. As always, the Burnout Busters episodes are about the mental health of our healthcare providers. Wanna know the answer to, how can anxiety be considered ‘healthy’ or ‘good’, and what strategies are there for harnessing that anxiety for productivity? Then take a listen here! Read More.
On this episode, we welcome back Ashleigh Boyd to the podcast. Ashleigh founded the Treat the Nurse program (found here: https://www.treatthenurse.com) and this program single handedly helps nurses with burnout and compassion fatigue. On this episode of RN Huddle, Ashleigh is once again joined by host Heidi Keeler but this time they are focusing more on burnout but also secondary stress and how to (once again) combat it. Nurses, that self-care is important and remember to take care of yourselves as well as you take care of your patients. Keep up the good work and we can’t wait to keep you up-to-date on everything nursing in 2022!! Read More.
On this episode of RN Huddle, our host Heidi Keeler is back and talking burnout in nursing with an expert in the field, Ashleigh Boyd. Ashleigh created the "Treat the Nurse" program surrounding the nurse and their wellbeing. Focusing on self-care and empowerment, Treat the Nurse is the only program for nurses by nurses (sounds familiar?!). Part 1 will take on compassion fatigue and Ashleigh's expertise on how nurses can combat it. Take a listen for part 1 and then we'll see you in January 2022 when you join us for part 2! Read More.
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 won 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.
RN Huddle is excited to bring back two exciting guests! Renee Paulin, our co-host, sits down with MHTTC's Dr's Hannah West and Jordan Thayer as they talk values and personal affirmation when it comes to your mental health. The team talks experiences, advice, as well as barriers to keeping ones values on the forefront of their everyday practice. After you take a listen to today's episode, come back to RN Huddle as the team will return next quarter to continue talking mental health in various team members practice and everyday lives! Read More.
RN Huddle sat down with some repeat guests from the Nebraska Medicine Emergency Department (ED) Nicole Lenaghan, Kalen Knight, and newcomer Ann Boley. The crew sits down to discuss their ED Nursing Fellowship. Since it's start in 2004, this Fellowship provides a unique way to onboard nurses to get them ready to join the ED team. Check out the episode notes for contact information for this fellowship opportunity. Read More.
To follow the last episode, we bring you Part 2 of the Ostomy Care Journey following post-op. This episode will look at a few weeks post-op with Renee, Ann, Cassi, and Chris. The group talks through the process of changing products with patients but then they also talk through measuring and tracing the specific patient's ostomy size. The group will also discuss why or why not they use a moldable and how they work with creases on patients with their new ostomy's. We greatly appreciate the groups expertise and we hope you enjoy this discussion as much as we did! Read More.