When the Nurse Becomes the Patient | The Nurse Keith Show | EPS 117

On July 7th, 2017, I was minding my own business at the gym when a freak accident occurred. It resulted in a shattered fibula, a fractured tibia, two severed tendons, a severed peroneal nerve, and a whole lot of suffering. A blog post tells the whole story in gory detail, and my desire for that post and this podcast episode is to remind us nurses that vigilance is needed in terms of our advocacy for patients — and for ourselves. 

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Social Media and Your Nursing Career | The Nurse Keith Show, EPS 116

Here at The Nurse Keith Show, we love listener questions, and some really good ones have been sitting in my inbox. This episode is dedicated to providing an initial response to one worthy issue that came up from a listener named Gretchen. Many thanks to her for reaching out. 

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Deepen Your Job Interview Skills | The Nurse Keith Show, EPS 115

On July 3rd, 2017, I published a blog post entitled, “Elevate Your Nursing Job Interview Skills.”  I chose to write that blog post because so many nursing career coaching clients ]come to me with true pain about how to make nursing job interviews more successful and less riddled with anxiety. Are you anxious during interviews? Are you knocking your interviews of the park? 

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Nursing Informatics as a 21st-Century Career, The Nurse Keith Show, EPS 114

We can all see that technology is changing quickly, and healthcare and nursing are a part of that speeding train. There just seems to be no slowing down in sight for the remainder of the 21st century. What can nurses do to leverage this opportunity? 

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When The Nurse Is Stretched Too Thin, The Nurse Keith Show, EPS 113

On episode 113, I delve into what nurses can do to determine if they’re at their breaking point, and what to do about it when that’s the reality they’re facing. This episode was based on a blog post on Digital Doorway. If you’re feeling like you’re just pushing a rock up a hill every day to no avail a la Sisyphus, this episode is for you!

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Your Untapped Reservoirs of Brilliance, The Nurse Keith Show, EPS 112

This episode of The Nurse Keith Show is inspired by a recent blog post that was itself inspired by a conversation with a career coaching client. We all have our own types of intelligence and brilliance — which of yours do you still need to tap in the interest of your nursing career?  

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Your Nursing Career Report Card, The Nurse Keith Show, EPS 111

On episode 111 of The Nurse Keith Show, we reference a blog post that digs into the notion of the nurse’s report card and how to improve your “grades”. 

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Flex But Don’t Break, The Nurse Keith Show, EPS 110

This episode of The Nurse Keith Show is all about flexing and not breaking when the winds of change are blowing through your life and career. Can you flex without breaking? Can you pivot with the changes?  

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The Five Rights of a Healthy Work Environment, The Nurse Keith Show, EPS 109

Did you know that there are five rights of a healthy work environment for nurses? On this episode of The Nurse Keith Show, we reference a recent blog post and expand upon the five rights that are yours to understand and demand! 

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When The Nurse Hits A Wall, The Nurse Keith Show, EPS 108

On May 1st, 2017, I was inspired to publish a blog post that I called, “A Nurse, A Wall, And A Bloody Forehead.” We can sometimes hit a brick wall in our nursing careers, and sometimes we can break on through the other side. Which would you prefer, nurses? 

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