10 episodes

Nurses in the gerontological field have some amazing stories to share and this podcast is an avenue for that to occur.

Gero Nurses: Tales From the Front Darren Blakeborough

    • Health & Fitness

Nurses in the gerontological field have some amazing stories to share and this podcast is an avenue for that to occur.

    Episode 10 - Lori Schindel Martin

    Episode 10 - Lori Schindel Martin

    As a Professor Emeritus at Toronto Metropolitan University and the past president of the Canadian Gerontological Nurses Association, Lori has a wealth of experiences to share. Lori discusses her early journey and how that led her into the world of nursing, when she realized the power of conversations and stories to enhance traditional assessments, and actively working to disrupt some of the traditional narratives in gero nursing.

    • 55 min
    Episode 9 - Lynn Jackson

    Episode 9 - Lynn Jackson

    Lynn is a retired nurse, a tireless advocate for person centred dementia care, internationally recognized speaker on dementia as well as having the lived-experiences of having been diagnosed with dementia herself. Lynn discusses the research she has been involved with as well  talking at length about how to increase awareness and to ensure more dementia friendly care.

    • 25 min
    Episode 8 - Jennifer Baumbusch

    Episode 8 - Jennifer Baumbusch

    Dr. Baumbusch is a professor and researcher at the University of British Columbia's School of Nursing as well as being the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Sex & Gender Science Chair. In this chat with Shelley and Lillian, she discusses her journey into gerontological nursing, understanding the trauma that many are going through as they enter long term care, the importance of families in care delivery , and how nursing education needs to focus more on our aging population.

    • 37 min
    Episode 7 - Prab Ganda

    Episode 7 - Prab Ganda

    A recent graduate from the University of the Fraser Valley's Nursing program, Prab discusses her experiences working in an Acute Care for the Elderly unit, dealing with staffing issues, and the importance of advocating for patients.

    • 43 min
    Episode 6 - Mariko Sakamoto

    Episode 6 - Mariko Sakamoto

    In episode 6, Lillian and Shelley speak with someone that is a friend and a colleague. Mariko Sakamoto is  a post doctoral fellow with the Centre for Research on Personhood in Dementia. She is a registered nurse with a background in community health nursing. Her research is person-oriented, and focuses on the first-hand experiences of people living with dementia. Mariko discusses how she got into gero nursing, understanding the importance of person centred care, and how Participatory Action Research is giving a voice to persons with dementia which is helping to dispel some stigmas and affording them meaningful input into their own care.

    • 35 min
    Episode 5 - Joanne Brown

    Episode 5 - Joanne Brown

    In Episode 5, Shelley and Lillian talk with Joanne Brown. A graduate of the University of the Fraser Valley's Nursing Program, Joanne worked with older adults before returning to UFV where she is now an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing. Joanne discusses the importance of building relationships to truly understand the person behind the patient.

    • 26 min

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