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Top 5 Podcasts for Nurses
2. A cup of health with the CDC
This podcast, sponsored by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, covers a wide range of data and statistics. Almost everything a nurse might want to hear about current and past illnesses can be found on the Cup of Health with CDC podcast. Podcasts are two to six minutes long, but listeners gain a lot of knowledge in these short sessions. They offer valuable information on health topics that nurses can use to educate their patients. Topics include Zika virus infection, the AIDS epidemic, toxic shock syndrome, swine flu, and measles epidemics, and mumps, and many more.
3. Travel Nursing Insider Podcast
Although any nurse practitioner can listen to this podcast, it is especially useful and engaging for nurses on the go. Working as a mobile nurse involves many of the same responsibilities that other nurses face, but with even more challenges. The Travel Nursing Insider podcast, hosted by Onward Healthcare, covers most of these challenges and more.
Get the latest advice and insights from experts in the mobile nursing industry. Also available in this podcast is information on travel nurse jobs across the country. Roving Nurse Specialties, Roaming Nurse Myths, and Roving Nurse Social Media are just a few of the many topics covered in this podcast.
4. Daily Nurse - NurseCasts
Nursecasts episodes can be heard on the DailyNurse website. The podcast is hosted by Joe Morita, Senior Acquisitions Editor for Spring Publishing. Each episode features interviews with real nurses and discusses daily work life as a healthcare professional and nursing experience throughout your career.
5. Good Nurse Bad Nurse
Good Nurse Bad Nurse is the best podcast for those nurses who love interesting stories about the health-related field and topics. Hosted by two RNs, Tina and Sam, each episode has each of them tells a story about her job as a nurse. A story, told by the “good nurse”, will be uplifting and inspiring. The other story, told by the "bad nurse," will typically explore the darker side of the healthcare field, such as complications, mistakes, and hazards at work. This podcast covers topics in the medical field and features special guests and interviews with others with a nursing career.
Everyone needs a few words of encouragement from time to time. Life can be difficult and hearing stories and advice of someone in a similar position can often make a big difference when things start to get tough. Podcasts are very useful for nurses to boost their skills and encourage them from time to time.