28 episodes

Conversations about the tips, tricks, trends, and taboos of emergency nursing. A peek behind the hospital curtain at issues and ideas that seldom get discussed.

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    • Medicine
    • 4.9, 135 Ratings

Conversations about the tips, tricks, trends, and taboos of emergency nursing. A peek behind the hospital curtain at issues and ideas that seldom get discussed.

    Special Populations: Pregnant Trauma Patients

    Special Populations: Pregnant Trauma Patients

    This four part Special Populations in Trauma series is sponsored by the Georgia Region V Regional Trauma Advisory Committee (RTAC). 

    These four episodes cover the deviations and additions to the usual primary and secondary trauma surveys in the special populations of the pregnant trauma patient, the pediatric trauma patient, the bariatric trauma patient, and the geriatric trauma patient.

    • 31 min
    Climbing the Airway to HEAVEN: Taking out the LEMON

    Climbing the Airway to HEAVEN: Taking out the LEMON

    The LEMON mnemonic device works well for scheduled surgeries or other stable pre-op patients, but not so great in the ER. Nyssa and Lisa are joined by airway innovator Dave Olvera, who has developed a new way to think about how to assess difficult intubations.

    • 37 min
    A Perfect Storm for a Lightning Strike: How to Stop Eating Our Young

    A Perfect Storm for a Lightning Strike: How to Stop Eating Our Young

    It is undeniable that the COVID19 pandemic has forced everyone to operate differently, so Nyssa and Lisa investigate how to take advantage of this moment to effect positive, lasting changes in how healthcare professionals welcome this next, new generation of post-pandemic nurses.

    • 28 min
    Love, from Nyssa and Lisa: A Quick Comment on COVID-19

    Love, from Nyssa and Lisa: A Quick Comment on COVID-19

    We see you.  We're with you.  We love you.

    • 9 min
    Churning and Burning ER Nurses: A Soliloquy on Gangsta Rap

    Churning and Burning ER Nurses: A Soliloquy on Gangsta Rap

    It's no secret that working in the ER is a stressful job, but what is the real cost of carrying all the emotional burden inherent in life-and-death situations? Nyssa and Lisa have an in-depth discussion with Workr Beeing's Patricia and Katina, two IO psychologists dedicated to making the workplace a safer place for the self.

    • 39 min
    Nurse Led ACLS, or For the Patient, Not the Ego

    Nurse Led ACLS, or For the Patient, Not the Ego

    When team resuscitation is the goal, let the nurses run the algorithm, and let the doctors customize the code to the patient with differentials and Hs and Ts. So says Ashley Liebig in a discussion with Nyssa and Lisa about Nurse Led ACLS, and why it is important to keep egos out of the equation.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
135 Ratings

135 Ratings

Tjsgirl93 ,

Love it!!

I will be a nursing student starting in January and this podcast was recommended by someone in a Facebook group I follow and I’m IN LOVE with the podcast!! I have been binge watching since I heard about it.

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Where has this podcast been my whole career!

Love this podcast. It’s well produced and full of pearls. Give it a listen you won’t be disappointed!

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I’m hooked!

Love this podcast after listening to only 2 episodes! The first one with nurse Donna made me laugh and I could so resonate with her. Thanks so much! Keep up the great work :)

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