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Created for nurses like you, explore these nursing podcasts to learn, be inspired, and improve patient outcomes. Featured guests in each of our podcast series provide insights into the nursing profession.

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Duration - 21:01

COVID-19: What Nurses Need to Know about Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Nurses are on the frontlines caring for patients with possible and confirmed cases of coronavirus, or COVID-19. Listen to this interview with Betsy Todd, MPH, RN, Nurse Epidemiologist and Clinical Editor for American Journal of Nursing, and Lisa Bonsall, Clinical Editor for Lippincott NursingCenter, to learn important facts that nurses need to know, specifically when it comes to infection control and prevention. They review the basics about categories of isolation precautions, discuss current recommendations, and review teaching points for the public. Details of the virus and its transmission are changing quickly, so please remember to stay up to date on recommendations and rely on reputable sources – identified during this podcast – for information.

*Note: this podcast was recorded on March 6, 2020. For the most up to date information, please visit our
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource page, where you’ll find links to the CDC and WHO, plus free access to our point-of-care tools and more.

Duration - 10:44

COVID-19: Alternative Staffing and Onboarding Models

This podcast is an interview with Dr. Anne Dabrow Woods, Chief Nurse of Wolters Kluwer Health Learning, Research & Practice, adjunct faculty for Drexel University, and a critical care nurse practitioner for Penn Medicine, Chester County Hospital. The discussion is around COVID-19 and the resulting surge of patients overwhelming the healthcare system. In some areas, hospitals have increased their bed capacity to accommodate more patients, which brings up the question – who will care for these patients? Dr. Woods shares specific recommendations for strategies to increase staff quickly, including alternative staffing and onboarding models.

*Note: this podcast was recorded on March 26, 2020. For the most up to date information, please visit our
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource page, where you’ll find links to the CDC and WHO, plus free access to our point-of-care tools and more.

Duration - 33:24

Trust and Spheres of Influence: An Interview with Karen Cox, PhD, RN, FACHE, FAAN

Dr. Karen Cox was appointed President of Chamberlain University in 2018. She is responsible for managing all undergraduate and graduate programs, which includes 22 physical campuses, as well as online programs.

In this podcast, learn about Dr. Cox’s journey in nursing, her insights on social justice, the future of nursing education, and the importance of board memberships for nurses.

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Duration - 9:32

Nursing Education during COVID-19: An Interview with Elizabeth Wirth-Tomaszewski, DNP, CRNP, CCRN, ACNP-BC, ACNPC

Dr. Elizabeth Tomaszewski is the Program Director and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program at Drexel University, an active critical care nurse practitioner, and one of our Lippincott authors. In this podcast, learn how Dr. Tomaszewski adapted clinically, and led a team of educators to set the bar higher to ensure quality education.
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Duration - 29:06

Nursing Leadership during COVID-19: An Interview with Rosanne Raso, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, FAONL

Dr. Rosanne Raso is the Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President at New York-Presbyterian/Weill-Cornell Medical Center, as well as the Editor-in-Chief of Nursing Management.

In this podcast, hear about Dr. Raso’s experiences during COVID-19, discover what strategies she used to support her own well-being, and learn what advice she has for those considering a career in nursing leadership.

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Duration - 22:59

The Fabric of Being a Nurse: A Conversation with Lisa Kreeger, PhD, RN

KreegerL_1.jpeg “…I am always a nurse and I'm always going to be a nurse. That is my very fabric. It's the way I look at the world. It's the way I unpack problems and the way I come up with solutions."

Listen in on this conversation with Lisa Kreeger, PhD, RN, Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Capella University. Learn about Dr. Kreeger’s journey in nursing – from pediatrics to business to nursing education.

We also discuss:
*Organizational relationships and organizational health improvement
*How nurses can get started with board service 
*Dr. Kreeger’s experience as an elected official and the importance of nurses holding public office
*Leaning in to new experiences and setting realistic goals
*Being resilient when unexpected things happen

Dr. Kreeger also reflects on how we can keep up the momentum of the importance of nurses’ work by gathering and elevating their stories. "It’s worth it and I want to spread the word why it’s worth it.”

Dr. Lisa Kreeger held a number of positions at Capella before assuming the role of dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. She began in School of Business and Technology as a member of the Institutional Review Board before joining the School of Nursing and Health Science as a faculty member, program chair, and interim dean. Kreeger brings a combination of academic and health care industry experience building from her roots as a clinical nurse.
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