On today’s episode of RN Huddle, our co-host Heidi Keeler, PhD, MSN/MBA, RN is joined by two of our very own College of Nursing PhD students, Gisele Tlusty, PhD(c), MSN, RN and Abbey Klein, PhD(c), BSN, RN. They sit down with Heidi to discuss their experiences that led them to nursing science and their time in the PhD program. They talk about the DNP vs PhD programs and why it’s important to know what you want out of your education. The discussion then moves on to the why and the how of becoming a nurse scientist. If you’re asking yourself, “Why do we do [insert any nursing practice] this way?”, nursing science might just be for you and you’ll want to take a listen! We hope this episode triggers your creative side and gets those juices flowing! For more information on the PhD program at UNMC, feel free to visit the website found here: https://www.unmc.edu/gradstudies/programs/doctoral/nursing/index.html Read More.
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 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! Update 2023: Sasha’s books, Between Grit and Grace & Brave Boundaries are both available wherever books are sold. Also, feel free to visit her website becomebraveenough.com for more on women and how overcoming gender bias in the healthcare workforce is important. Read More.
RN Huddle Re-Visit: Are You Brave Enough: Part 1 Description: 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. Dr. Shillcutt has a podcast of her own known as the Brave Enough Show and we encourage you to listen! Also, feel free to visit her website becomebraveenough.com for more on women and how overcoming gender bias in the healthcare workforce is important. Read More.
This episode is uplifting yet bitter sweet. Our fearless leader Dr. Juliann Sebastian is retiring from the position as Dean at the College of Nursing. We have thoroughly enjoyed and benefited from her expertise in the nursing world and we will miss her dearly. She joins our host Heidi Keeler in a discussion on her experiences, influences, and advice. We hope you enjoy this episode and join us in saying goodbye to a impactful leader. Read More.
This weeks episode is a throwback episode that was never released! This episode we're looking at Black Maternal Health and how it matters. Black Maternal Health Week was April 11-17th and in celebration of that, the Olson Center for Women's Health had Dr. Andrea Jones in for a mid-day Brown Bag Presentation on April 19th. Check out the links below to learn more! 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.
In this episode of RN Huddle, UNMC's own and NPIAP Board Executive Committee Vice President, Dr. Joyce Black, PhD, RN, FAAN is back on the pod! However, this episode is tackling a topic that is a little heavier than we're used to. Renee Paulin, RN, BSN, CWOCN and Dr. Black talk about end of life and how pressure injuries can affect the plan of care. This episode is also to help bring attention to Pressure Injury Prevention Day which in 2021 was on November 18th! Read More.
On today's episode of RN Huddle, our host Heidi Keeler talks with Doug Dekker and Kelsey Miller both members of the SIM-NE (Simulation in Motion-Nebraska) team. The group discusses what SIM-NE is and why it's such an essential program to not only nurses but also the interprofessional team. Check out the episode to learn more! Read More.