allnurses.com Podcast: featuring the in-depth and thought-provoking work of our writers including interviews from notable nurses, entrepreneurs and insightful conversations from across the nursing community.
Adultitis!?! What Is It? Is There A Cure?
What is adultitis? Do you have stage I II or a full-blown case? Jason Kotecki was the featured speaker at the AACN NTI Chapter President’s Luncheon and his topic was adultitis. Watch this video and find out more about this affliction and what to do about it.Read more about this topic at https://allnurses.com/adultitis-yikes-what-this-t703995/
Progressive Care Unit Nursing Insights
Progressive Care nursing is nursing of patients who don’t meet ICU criteria but need a higher level of care than a medical-surgical unit can provide. This type of nursing can be found in step down units, telemetry floors, and even the emergency department. Linda Bay provides great insight because of her unique experience starting as a staff nurse to a clinical nurse specialist. Read more about this topic at https://allnurses.com/progressive-care-nursing-interview-t701882/
Safe Staffing - An Integral Part of Healthy Work Environments
Safe staffing is not a one-size-fits-all matrix. In this NTI interview with Nancy Blake, she talks about the importance of having the right staff mix in place for the right patients. Patient acuity level and nurse competency level need to be taken into consideration to provide safe care for the patient. Read more about this topic at https://allnurses.com/healthy-work-environments-interview-t703992/.
Youth at Risk - Suicide and Self-Harm
Suicidal and suicide attempt survivors require special care. This is even truer in a pediatric ICU (PICU). Watch this interview to learn more about tools to help the nurses deal with this segment of the patient population.Read more about this topic at https://allnurses.com/youth-risk-suicide-self-harm-t703989/
Reducing the Stress from Ethical Dilemmas - An Interview with Alethea Sment
Nurses face ethical dilemmas on a daily basis which can increase moral distress and can eventually drive nurses out of the workforce. In an interview with allnurses.com, Alethea Sment shared some tools which can help nurses reduce stress.Read more about this topic at https://allnurses.com/ethics-nursing-an-interview-t701881/
Transitioning from Student to ICU New Grad
The first year of a nurse’s career can be either harrowing or rewarding and can determine whether she/he stays or goes. It’s very important for facilities to keep nursing staff. Find out what Jennifer Hostutler suggests for how to make the transition smoother. Read more about this topic at https://allnurses.com/transitioning-student-to-icu-new-t701883