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Cardium is a podcast for traveling healthcare professionals in all fields and specialties of nursing and allied health. Hosts Sunny and Matt talk with experts and connect with travelers who discuss relevant topics that inform, impact, and inspire.

Cardium is a podcast for traveling healthcare professionals in all fields and specialties of nursing and allied health. Hosts Sunny and Matt talk with experts and connect with travelers who discuss relevant topics that inform, impact, and inspire.
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United States

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Cardium is a podcast for traveling healthcare professionals in all fields and specialties of nursing and allied health. Hosts Sunny and Matt talk with experts and connect with travelers who discuss relevant topics that inform, impact, and inspire.

Language:

English

Contact:

402-891-0009


Episodes

Mental Health and Self Care While on Assignment | Episode 8

11/26/2019
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Healthcare professionals take care of others. It’s your life’s work and your purpose. At the same time, giving so fully of yourself each day can lead to stress at varying levels and compound other issues. So often those practicing in healthcare are the most reluctant to practice self-care. But it’s critical to do so. We’re joined by Julia Hebenstreit of The Kim Foundation who joins us for a heart to heart talk about mental health and the travel healthcare professional. www.cardiumpodcast.com

Duration:00:23:52

MSP & Me: The Managed Services Landscape and the Traveler | Episode 7

11/12/2019
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The number of hospitals and healthcare systems that have adopted a Managed Services Provider model for staffing continues to surge. MSP, the third party that manages agency relationships for the hospital, is the future of healthcare staffing. It’s here to stay. So, what are the advantages to the traveler in an MSP situation? What’s different that travelers should be aware of? Eddie Parizek of HealthTrust Workforce Solutions joins us to talk about it. www.cardiumpodcast.com

Duration:00:32:31

You’ve Landed Your First Assignment. What’s Next? | Episode 6

10/29/2019
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You’re ready. You’re excited. And you’re feeling those first-time jitters. You’ve signed your contract for your first travel assignment, so now what? You're not alone. We've got you. We’re joined by long-time respiratory therapist Bev Berger who shares her tools of the trade for new travelers and wisdom for any healthcare professional who lives the mobile lifestyle. Because no matter what point you're at in your career as a travel nurse, therapist, or other allied health professional,...

Duration:00:28:08

Patient-Driven Payment Model: What It Means for Therapists | Episode 5

10/15/2019
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The move toward the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) for skilled nursing facilities is in effect, shifting the focus of Medicare reimbursements from minutes and hours of therapy services to patient characteristics and outcomes. Learn more about Cardium and this episode at www.cardiumpodcast.com.

Duration:00:48:14

The PT Compact: What Travel Therapists Should Know | Episode 4

10/1/2019
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Though just a couple of years since being enacted, the Physical Therapy Compact is fulfilling its purpose of providing physical therapists and physical therapist assistants with greater mobility to work in multiple states. In 2017, the PT Compact reached its minimum threshold of 10 participating states. Today 25 states are part of the Compact, with hopes of bringing more states into the fold. What does the Compact mean for PTs and PTAs? What are the criteria for obtaining compact privileges?...

Duration:00:29:33

Traveling in Pairs in Healthcare | Episode 03

9/17/2019
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The mobile lifestyle as a healthcare professional is an experience in itself. But sharing it with a companion – a friend, significant other, or a family member – gives it a whole new dimension. We talk with two RNs, Maggie Chapman and Nicole Brucker, who just a few years into their careers decided venture into travel nursing and do so together. What’s it like going into the unknown of new assignments and new cities together? How do they roll day to day? What are their typical routines as...

Duration:00:30:38

How to Handle Difficult Assignment Situations in Travel Healthcare | Episode 02

9/3/2019
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You’re currently on assignment with a hospital and you’re faced with a situation that compromises patient safety, professional ethics, or your personal well-being. What do you do? Who do you turn to and when? Annie Elliston, RN and Director of Clinical Operations with Aureus Medical Group, poses scenarios that can potentially surface in the healthcare setting, also your workplace, while working on a travel contract. Nurses, PTs, OTs, and healthcare professionals of all other specialties will...

Duration:00:31:53

What’s Your Why in Your Travel Healthcare Career? | Episode 01

9/3/2019
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Three guests share their personal stories, insight, and lessons learned from their journeys as healthcare professionals and through their experiences traveling in their field. What led them to take this road in their career? What have been their highs and lows? What’s next? And as we’ll ask all of our guests in future podcast episodes, what’s their “why”? We have some laughs and share some poignant moments while we talk with two veteran travel nurses and an occupational therapist, a recent...

Duration:00:47:44

Welcome to the Travel Healthcare Podcast - Cardium | Episode 0

8/28/2019
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Hosts Sunny and Matt welcome listeners to Cardium, a podcast especially for healthcare professionals of all specialties with a focus on travel careers within the industry. What’s it like to work in one facility for 13 weeks or more then move to a brand new community for the next assignment and adventure? There’s a lot to love, a lot to know, and always more to learn about this unique and rewarding career that’s more than a job, it’s a lifestyle. Getting to the heart of all things travel...

Duration:00:13:03