By ProMed Staff:
As a working professional, you may not always have the time to stay on top of the latest innovations and trends, read nursing journals, browse medical websites or simply talk to another nurse about your experiences.
This is where nursing podcasts can help. You can listen to them on your way home or in between shifts. There are a wealth of excellent nursing podcases out there. We narrowed it down to five highly rated podcasts.
These binge-worthy podcasts are a great place to turn to for stories that only you can relate to, advice you need to hear, inspiration to help you keep going, and some laughs to relieve your stress after a tough day at work.
Good Nurse Bad Nurse
This podcast is equal parts light-hearted and profound. It is hosted by a Registered Nurse and a special guest, who each tell a medical related story-one dark and mysterious and one uplifting and inspirational. Tune in to this podcast if you are in a mood to listen to mysterious and uplifting stories all in one episode!
This won’t hurt a bit
Haven’t you used these words at some point in your career? A team of medical professionals turned these famous words into a rib-tickling podcast. Self-described as “the medical podcast for your cortex and your funny bone,” This Won’t Hurt a Bit explores everything from medicine, science, history, and humor. Have a listen it won’t hurt a bit!
The Nurse Keith Show
If you are looking for resources, inspiration, or career advice to up-level your nursing career, then this is the podcast for you. With over 20 years of experience in home healthcare, public health, ambulatory care and case management Nurse Keith, host of The Nurse Keith Show, focuses on helping nurses develop the skills they need to advance their careers.
This podcast offers its highly rated lecture series in podcast form. It features a range of outstanding speakers who presented at the University of Washington. Some of the topics include, nursing career development, legal and professional issues, trends in healthcare, patient safety and more. Nursing students looking to earn contact hours? Simply tune in to this podcast.
After an intense day at work, we can all use a bit of comic relief. And who has – or needs – a better sense of humor than nurses? Nursing Uncensored taps into that sense of humor, it is funny and relatable. No wonder it is rated as one of the best podcasts by nurses. The host (a nurse, of course!) interviews other nurses who share their stories and opinions about the job. Just make sure to listen with your headphones on, it’s called “Nursing Uncensored” for a reason!
Do you have a favorite nursing podcast? Let us know in the comment section below.