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The Power of Advocacy: A Conversation with The Gritty Nurse Podcast
The Power of Advocacy: A Conversation with The Gritty Nurse Podcast
June 18, 2020 by UNMC CON CNE

This episode of RN Huddle brings us into the sound studio of the Gritty Nurse Podcast. Our host Dr. Heidi Keeler sits down with the Gritty Nurse Podcast hosts Amy Varley and Sara Fung to talk about the importance of advocacy in nursing. The dialogue gets hot as the nurses reveal their challenges with the perception of nursing by the public, in the media and in entertainment, and how we as nurses need to be bold in challenging these misperceptions. Tips to improve your advocacy skills are reviewed, empowering you to be effective advocates for your patients, your profession, and your career. 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 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.

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.