This week on RN Huddle, our host Heidi Keeler and co-host Renee Paulin are joined with former White House nurse, Kristin Stoniecki. The three of them discuss Kristin's background as a navy nurse as well as the responsibilities of a White House Nurse. This is a fascinating episode and really illustrates the numerous career paths a nurse can take involving widespread specialties and rewarding experiences. This is an episode in which we really think our RN Huddle listeners will enjoy! Read More.
In this episode of RN Huddle, we continue to discuss SANE nursing as a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Join Claire, Jen, and Devi as they finish their discussion on the fictitious cases that they started chatting about during our last episode. As always, we here at RN Huddle aspire to educate about hot topics in nursing that although are tough to discuss, are necessary to advocate for. Read More.
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.
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.
In our last nursing and legalities RN Huddle episode, Dr. Joyce Black of UNMC and malpractice attorney Katie Cheetal discuss patients who are told to do one thing and then blatantly don’t do that thing or do the opposite. With that, they can still sue! Take a listen to see what Joyce and Katie have to say about it! Read More.
How do you balance your workload & timing when it comes to administering medication to patients? To continue the legalities in nursing series, Dr. Black and Katie Cheetal discuss this issue and some legal consequences related to it. Read More.
RN Huddle is getting personal! Dr. Joyce Black shares a personal patient story with Katie and wonders “Did they do the right thing? We didn’t know we were doing anything wrong. She asks for Katie’s help in determining if they were actually wrong from a legal standpoint. Read More.
Ever help a patient where they are taken care of properly and survived the hospital stay and they still sue you? Dr. Joyce Black of UNMC College of Nursing has. In this first episode of RN Huddle, she discusses this particular story with malpractice attorney Kathryn Cheatle. You’ll hear about this story as well as other malpractice lawsuits and those related details. Read More.