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Nursing Uncensored is a series of conversations hosted by Adrianne Behning RN. This podcast opens up frank discussions about everything on the minds of nurses. This is a space meant to create laughter in addition to serious conversations about the joys and challenges of living life as an American nurse. Nursing Uncensored strives to provide education and advocacy through storytelling, experience sharing, and humorous reflection. Our strong, and at times, inappropriate, opinions are entirely our own and do not represent those of our employers, schools or professional associations.
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Nursing Uncensored Nursing Uncensored

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.3 • 137 Ratings

Nursing Uncensored is a series of conversations hosted by Adrianne Behning RN. This podcast opens up frank discussions about everything on the minds of nurses. This is a space meant to create laughter in addition to serious conversations about the joys and challenges of living life as an American nurse. Nursing Uncensored strives to provide education and advocacy through storytelling, experience sharing, and humorous reflection. Our strong, and at times, inappropriate, opinions are entirely our own and do not represent those of our employers, schools or professional associations.
Listen in on our phone calls, but tender ears beware.
NSFW.
We respect HIPAA at all times.

    CYA from the BON with Maggie Ortiz, MSN RN of Advocates4Nurses

    CYA from the BON with Maggie Ortiz, MSN RN of Advocates4Nurses

    In this episode (recorded in the spring of 2022), Adrianne welcomes Maggie Ortiz, nurse and expert witness for medical malpractice and administrative law. She’s an outstanding advocate for nurses and is here spilling the tea for you. In this hour, Maggie and Adrianne discuss things like:

    -Advice for nurses to protect their licenses while working bedside

    -Oversight (or lack thereof) for United States’ Boards of Nursing and her experience as an investigator at a state BON.

    -What is Jurisprudence and why she thinks all nurses should understand it.

    -Things nurses have been reported for that required they defend themselves and their licenses.

    -What can happen if you’re sanctioned by a BON.

    This information, while it can bring up anxiety for some, should be understood by every license-holding nurse. Check out this lively and informative conversation, and then go follow Maggie’s social media for more valuable tips, tools, and advice.


    linktr.ee/advocates4nurses

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    • 55 min
    Continuing Education on Our Own Terms with Antra and Karen of RNegade

    Continuing Education on Our Own Terms with Antra and Karen of RNegade

    In this episode, Adrianne welcomes nurses Antra Boyd BSN, MSN, iRNPA, and Karen DiMarco RN, BSN, iRNPA, co-founders of RNegade.pro and RNegade podcast. Put these two together women together and there are electric crackles in the air from all the energy; Adrianne was excited to be in the mix for this conversation recorded back in the spring.

    In this episode the trio discusses:

    How Antra and Karen met and became the best of friends
    Adrianne’s CPR class nightmare
    The birth of RNegade and their model for continuing education for nurses
    A time Antra and Karen were stoned at a conference
    Psychoneuroendoimmunology, empaths, and humping, oh my!

    It’s not to be missed so pop in your AirPods and grab a bevvie.

    For more info about RNegade visit RNegade.pro

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    Recorded with Zoom and edited with Adobe Audition.
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    Copyright-free music included in this episode is found in the YouTube Audio Library:
    Walk with Me - TrackTribe


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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Adrianne is Back! NU Moves to Chicago for Season 9

    Adrianne is Back! NU Moves to Chicago for Season 9

    Greetings from the new Nursing Uncensored Headquarters in Chicago! Adrianne took a much-needed, very unplanned summer break, but it’s time for Season 9!!
    In this short episode, Adrianne chats you up with the full story of what’s been going on the last few months since she’s been off the air.

    The podcast is coming back so be sure you’re subbed to the pod, our IG, and Tik Tok.

    For all the content in the NU Universe: https://linktr.ee/nursinguncensoredpodcast

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    The music you heard in this episode can be found in the YouTube Audio Library:

    Divine Life Society - Jesse Gallagher

    Jellyfish in Space by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
    Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1500030
    Artist: http://incompetech.com/


    Thank you to all the listeners, old and new, for your continued support.

    Send Adrianne a message at nursinguncensoredpodcast@gmail.com

    • 12 min
    LPN Magic with The Nurse Sam

    LPN Magic with The Nurse Sam

    This week we’re shouting-out the magic of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses with @TheNurseSam. She and Adrianne are bringing you the hot tea on this often-underappreciated group of professionals including what the LPN role entails, how Sam came to be a proud practicing member and, later, a successful entrepreneur helping countless nursing students.

    This episode is intended to show students, nurses, and the public alike that LPNs have an important place in healthcare, and the LPN program is one of many paths into the profession. Sam also shares her experiences with her own health issue and how it gave rise to her business helping students study for exams with pop culture artwork.

    For more information on Nurse Sam’s content, visit her website at:
    thenursesam.com
    or
    linktr.ee/Thenursesam

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    • 43 min
    Protection and Growth for Your Career with Irnise F. Williams Esq., Your Nurse Lawyer

    Protection and Growth for Your Career with Irnise F. Williams Esq., Your Nurse Lawyer

    Happy Nurses Week! Let’s talk about things that matter to nurses with a wonderful guest, nurse and lawyer, Irnise F. Williams, Esq. (AKA Your Nurse Lawyer). Irnise and Adrianne are focusing on two important themes for nurses in 2022: Growth and Protection.

    Irnise brings her expertise and insights on ways nurses can protect their licenses, practice, and integrity. They also explore ways nurses can harness their skills and talents for reaching their goals at and away from the bedside.

    This is a valuable episode full of insights and perspectives that will make you think, evaluate your own strategies and goals, and set you on a path to achieve them.

    Please look to Irnise for more valuable wisdom and information by visiting her website at https://iwilliamslaw.com/

    • 51 min
    (Carpe) Per Diem Staffing with Rebecca Love, CCO of Intelycare

    (Carpe) Per Diem Staffing with Rebecca Love, CCO of Intelycare

    In this episode, Adrianne welcomes back Rebecca Love, a well-known thought leader on nurse innovation and entrepreneurship, to discuss technology solutions around nurse staffing and scheduling.

    In this talk they discuss
    -the well-known and not-so-well-known reasons nurses are leaving the bedside
    -how per diem nursing gives nurses freedom and hospitals security
    -the history of how nurses became a mere line item on a budget
    -why recruiting new nurses won't fix the lack of experienced ones
    -and how Intelycare wants to harness AI to help solve staffing issues

    There is much to learn, even if you haven't ever considered per diem nursing and Rebecca is a wealth of information.

    It's always lovely to talk with Rebecca. If you'd like to hear more from her, check out our last chat about the Nurse Hack4Health. https://www.nursinguncensored.com/episodes/nursehack4health

    Check out Intelycare.com for per diem nursing jobs in over 20 states.

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    Cruise with Me - Patrick Patrikios
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    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
137 Ratings

137 Ratings

NWB239 ,

Let the guests speak!

I enjoy this podcast and it’s topics, but if the host is going to interview people she needs to let them speak! She constantly talks over them.

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