Struggling with communication with your patients? These communication tips – Patients and their support systems can help.
The FreshRN® Podcast focuses on a wide variety of nursing topics and issues specific to newly licensed nurses and graduating nursing students. This page includes show notes plus additional details and resources for each podcast episode. View the FreshRN® Podcast page for more information about the podcast.
We have heard a lot about a nursing shortage. In this bonus episode I deconstruct the NY Times article and share my thoughts on the nursing shortage.
Struggling with communication with your team? These Communication Tips – Other Members of the Healthcare Team can help.
Struggling with communication among your team? These communication tips can help.
Join us as we discuss mistakes we made being precepted. Learn what misktakes we made being precepted and how now to make the same mistakes.
Join us as we discuss patient pathways for Whipple patients. Including what to expect, managing meds, discharge, and more.
Join us as we discuss patient pathways for OMFS patients. Including what to expect, managing meds, discharge and more.
Join us as we discuss patient pathways for trauma patients. Including managing pain meds, working with PT and doctors.
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I get asked all the time, “Is Nursing Sustainable?”. Well, I go over this and answer that question in the newest episode of the Fresh RN podcast.
You are now clocking in with confidence, and you’re ready for the next challenge. But you enjoy your role, your team, and don’t want to change units or go back to school. In this episode, Kati, Amber, and Chelsea discuss some next steps you can take in your career now that you are no longer a newbie.
The first day of your new job is surely a mix of excitement and anxiety. It’s not uncommon to want to prepare for your first shift. This week Kati, Amber, and Chelsea discuss what you can and cannot prepare for, as well as how to handle the transition from nursing school to working full-time as a nurse
So you didn’t land your dream job right out of nursing school. That’s OK! Many new nurses don’t. This week Kati, Amber, and Chelsea talk about how to handle not getting that ideal job and how to become a stronger candidate for the next time you apply.
Your idea of a “high performing” new grad might not be the same as what your leadership team actually expects of a brand new nurse. In this episode we hear from Amber and Chelsea, who lead a nurse residency program, about what qualities make a really great new grad nurse.
By the time we leave nursing school, most of us have a hierarchy of nursing roles ingrained in our minds– that you should want to work your way “up” to the ICU and also go back to school to become a Nurse Practitioner. Well in this episode we are talking about why that hierarchy is garbage and some of the interesting and valuable nursing jobs that you may not have learned about in nursing school.
In this episode Kati, Amber, and Chelsea sit down to discuss nursing interviews. We cover some very common nursing interview questions, discuss good and bad answers, and learn what your interviewer is really thinking.
What is nurse burnout? Why does it happen? How do we prevent it? In this episode we talk all about nurse burnout, self-compassion, and things you can do to live your healthiest nurse life.
In this episode we are discussing the rules of nursing that are not found in your textbooks. What’s cool, what’s not cool, and how to be an awesome teammate right out of nursing school.
The charge nurse is the boots-on-the-ground leader and a role model for a unit. It can be a stressful job, but it can also be fun and empowering as you gain knowledge and experience. In this episode we chat about charge nurse responsibilities and some tips for new charge nurses.
We don’t stay new nurses forever. And some of our earliest Fresh RNs are now precepting newbies of their own! In this episode we discuss when to start precepting, your role as a preceptor, and the challenges that come along with it.