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Apr 4, 2024

Almost two-thirds of nurses (62%) experience burnout in the U.S. And it’s especially common among younger nurses. In this episode, Kati interviews Dr. Kate King, an associate professor in the clinical psychology doctoral program at William James College, and they discuss:

  • signs of burnout, and whether this is...


Mar 14, 2024

Maybe you've heard the term "clinical nurse specialist" or "CNS" before but are not exactly sure how that differs from a nurse practitioner or nurse educator. In this episode, Kati interviews Dr. Mitzi Saunders, PhD, APRN, ACNS-BC, the President of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, and...


Mar 7, 2024

In today’s episode, we chat with Sheri Walsh, MSN RN, a highly experienced nurse manager of a cardiac progressive unit that has over 100 staff members. We pull back the veil between employee and manager and discuss things like:

  • Reasonable and unreasonable things to discuss with your manager
  • Practical tips for new...


Feb 27, 2024

In this episode, Brittney Wilson role plays as a new grad RN and asks me the most common questions I get via email and social media from new nurses all over the country.

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Feb 20, 2024

In this episode, we dig into practical tips for functioning in a high-pressure environment, like the hospital, if you already deal with anxiety. We discuss:

  • Nervousness vs. anxiety
  • How to lower your baseline level of anxiety
  • Routines to outsmart your brain
  • Responding to anxiety flares or freezes at work
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