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Episode 121: The Founders of nurseVersity.com

By Keith Carlson | Jul 23, 2014

nurseVersity specializes in offering supplemental practice exams, flashcards, and video to help all nursing students increase their NCLEX scores. All of our products and content were designed by students who know what’s tested, and then reviewed and validated by nurse educators. Overall, each of the practice tests is designed to help prepare students for the…

Episode 120: Jennifer Trautmann, Expert on Moral Distress in Nursing

By Keith Carlson | Jul 15, 2014

Jennifer Trautmann, FNP, is originally from Ohio. She served as an Air Force Nurse Officer, and has worked in cardiology, emergency and pediatrics. Jennifer has a PhD in nursing. Her dissertation concentration in ethics was specifically focused on moral distress in nursing, and her next position will be working with Dr. Deborah Gross at Johns…

Episode 119: Rita Batchley, Nurse Author and Activist

By Keith Carlson | Jun 24, 2014

Rita Batchley is not your ordinary RN. She is a teacher, author and speaker who happens to believe that nurses hold the key to real healthcare reform.  Since graduating from nursing school over 28 years ago, Nurse Batchley has helped to deliver more than 3,000 babies and now, in her breakout novel Labor Pains, she…

Episode 118: Vivien Mudgett, CEO of the Healthcare Leadership Coalition

By Keith Carlson | Jun 18, 2014

Vivien Mudgett, RNC, MA, MSN, is the CEO of the Healthcare Leadership Coalition. She is a seasoned Nurse Executive, with over 25 years of progressive management experience. Vivien is passionate about subjects that affect healthcare providers today, and is an expert on disruptive behavior, the Affordable Care Act and Leadership in healthcare. The Healthcare Leadership…

Episode 116: Nadine Grzeskowiak, The Gluten Free RN

By Keith Carlson | May 28, 2014

Nadine Grzeskowiak, RN, CEN, began her nursing career in emergency departments and trauma centers across Oregon in 1992. Then, in October 2006, she was diagnosed with Celiac disease. At the time Nadine received this correct diagnosis, she had been so ill she expected to only live six months – or less. Additionally, she had been…

Episode 115: Sarah Santacroce, Linked In and Social Media Expert

By Keith Carlson | May 21, 2014

Sarah Santacroce helps small business owners and solopreneurs find their place in today’s online world. She will teach you how to increase your online visibility so you can quit chasing clients and get found; how to tap into the power of social media, especially LinkedIn, to increase your leads; and how to understand and master…

Episode 113: Cynthia Phelps, Self-Compassion Evangelist and App Developer

By Keith Carlson | Apr 30, 2014

Dr. Cynthia Phelps is the Founder of InnerAlly a startup company looking to revolutionize how we care for our own mental wellness. Using positive psychology principles, Cynthia and her outstanding team are developing mobile, daily-practice apps. Dr. Phelps has a background in pharmacology and neuroscience, and over 15 years of experience in designing technologies for…

Episode 112: Diane Dennis Driving Miss Crazy

By Kevin Ross, RN, BSN | Apr 30, 2014

  Diane is a multi-media personality having produced and hosted three broadcast radio shows, hosted a pilot for TV series, a frequent guest on ABC affiliate KATU’s AM Northwest, a columnist for local and regional newspapers, an author and PR consultant. Diane was featured along with 59 other women in the book It Ain’t Over…Til…

Episode 111: Sarah Mott of Nurse Born

By Kevin Ross, RN, BSN | Apr 23, 2014

Sarah Mott is a Registered Nurse, inventor of the Lotus Stethoscope Holder and founder of Nurse Born Products. Sarah’s vision for her company is to sell products that have been designed by nurses.  It is her hope to encourage other nurses to invent products that can be used by healthcare workers.  As her business grows she…

Episode 110: The American Nurse Project

By Kevin Ross, RN, BSN | Apr 23, 2014

The American Nurse Project is a heart-warming film that explores some of the biggest issues facing America – aging, war, poverty, prisons – through the work and lives of nurses. It is an examination of real people that will change how we think about nurses and how we wrestle with the challenges of healing America.…

Dawn and Wayne Nix D5W

Episode 109: Dawn and Wayne Nix Of D5W

By Kevin Ross, RN, BSN | Apr 16, 2014

Dawn and Wayne Nix of D5W What’s the story behind the company? Dis-stress. As you know Stress is rampant through our field.  We started the tea and coffee at a farmers market just to do something different and feel more appreciated. However we soon noticed the repetitive nature of co-workers and persons from the hospital…

Episode 108: Nurses House

By Kevin Ross, RN, BSN | Mar 31, 2014

  Nurses House is a little known organization that deserves to be widely known. Please tell us what the mission of Nurses House is. The mission of Nurses House is to provide short term financial aid to registered nurses in need as a result of injury, illness, disability or other dire circumstance. Assistance covers basic…