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The Nursing Post podcast is a place where nurses can come to keep up-to-date on all nursing matters.We discuss topics on the impacts of the healthcare system on nurses, healthcare in the news, and bring awareness to illnesses and disease. As passionate nurses with emphasis on education our hope is to inform nurses so they can help advocate for their patients and families. This is an informative, table discussion by two opinionated nurses. All opinions are our own.

The Nursing Post podcast is a place where nurses can come to keep up-to-date on all nursing matters.We discuss topics on the impacts of the healthcare system on nurses, healthcare in the news, and bring awareness to illnesses and disease. As passionate nurses with emphasis on education our hope is to inform nurses so they can help advocate for their patients and families. This is an informative, table discussion by two opinionated nurses. All opinions are our own.

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The Nursing Post podcast is a place where nurses can come to keep up-to-date on all nursing matters.We discuss topics on the impacts of the healthcare system on nurses, healthcare in the news, and bring awareness to illnesses and disease. As passionate nurses with emphasis on education our hope is to inform nurses so they can help advocate for their patients and families. This is an informative, table discussion by two opinionated nurses. All opinions are our own.

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English


Episodes

The Importance of Cord Blood l Episode 069

7/22/2021
There are 2 different options when it comes to cord blood, collect or discard. If you choose to collect cord blood then there is another decision, do you donate to a public bank or keep it for your family through a private banking agency. Couple of things to watch out for when you think about cord blood banking. There can be false claims as to what stems cells and cord blood are currently capable of treating. Misleading patients to bank cord blood for future use of treatment that is either...

Duration:00:15:54

Emotional Support Animals and Service Animals l Episode 068

7/15/2021
Would like to start out this episode by explaining that there are BIG differences between emotional support animals and service animals. Both are important and have great purpose in helping their owners. Emotional support animals offer companionship. ESA do not have to be dogs. These animals can help with loneliness, depression, anxiety, and even phobias. Service Animals are trained to individually work or carry out tasks for an individual with a disability, such as a physical, sensory,...

Duration:00:14:04

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis l Episode 067

7/8/2021
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis is actually a blanket diagnosis for 7 different forms of arthritis in children 16 and under. In this episode we discuss the different types of JIA and treatment options. Complementary and alternative medical (CAM) therapy: More than 70% of patients, not only in the US, but in Canada and New Zealand as well, have reported continual use of CAM therapy and 80-90% of parents would recommend use of CAM therapy to another parent for their child as well. Visit...

Duration:00:15:33

Marijuana: Medicinal Vs Legal Recreational l Episode 066

7/1/2021
It’s estimated that more than 20 million Americans use marijuana each month, making it the most popular street drug in the country. More than 60% of Americans surveyed support the idea to legalize marijuana. It can be consumed in many different ways; topically, consumed through teas, edibles, smoked in joints, blunts, vapes and through bongs. With all that being said, in this episode we are discussing the medicinal uses of marijuana and it’s legalized recreational use. Find all of our...

Duration:00:24:54

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder l Episode 065

6/24/2021
PTSD is very well known and associated with veterans; however, they are not the only ones who suffer with this illness. People who have experienced or witnessed traumatic events also suffer from PTSD. People suffering with PTSD may go through intense, disturbing thoughts and feelings related to an experience long after the traumatic event has ended. Reliving the events through flashbacks or nightmares. Some may feel sadness, fear, anger and/or detached or estranged from other people. Those...

Duration:00:15:53

CNA Appreciation Week 2021 l Episode 064

6/17/2021
We are doing something a little different with today's episode and we took time to talk with some CNAs. These are the conversations that we hope you find informative and inspirational. A lot of times we tend as nursing professionals and healthcare professionals to assume what others want as appreciation. I’ve learned that the best way to know how someone feels appreciated is by asking them directly. Take the time to sincerely listen to your coworkers and employees. Validation is also...

Duration:00:14:19

Men's Health Month- Erectile Dysfunction l Episode 063

6/10/2021
Erectile dysfunction is one of the most searched topics on the internet by men and it’s the most common sex issue men address with doctors. Erections are caused by the blood flow into and out of the penis. Conditions that change the balance of the penis’ blood flow are common causes of ED. There are so many treatment options now available for ED, from pills, to surgery and many things in between. Visit our website www.thenursingpostpodcast.com for show notes and references for todays...

Duration:00:20:00

Migraines and Botox l Episode 062

6/3/2021
Botox isn’t just for wrinkles any more! The FDA approved Botox in 2010 for treatment of chronic migraines. Botox is a man made drug that comes from a toxin produced by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum. Botulinum toxin is a neurotoxin that is one of the most poisonous biological substances known. How does Botox work? Botox enters the nerve endings at the injection sites and blocks the release of chemicals involved in pain. This essentially prevents pain signals from going to the brain,...

Duration:00:21:42

Glaucoma l Episode 061

5/27/2021
There are two main forms of glaucoma that we’re discussing today, open angle and closed/narrow angle glaucoma. Open angle glaucoma is the most common type of glaucoma. It is generally a progressive disease that is symptomless, until it affects vision. Peripheral and side vision is affected, leading to central vision loss and untreated it can cause total vision blindness. The effects of glaucoma cannot be reversed. But with treatment the progression of the disease can be slowed down or...

Duration:00:24:07

Cyberbullying, the effects on Mental Health l Episode 060

5/20/2021
Cyberbullying is using technology to harass, threaten, embarrass, or target another person. It could be in a text, e-mail, dm, or in a post on social media or online. It can be done anonymously, making the bullying worse. Anything that gets posted online and is meant to hurt, harass, or upset someone else is considered cyberbullying. We would like to go over the impacts of bullying from multiple different avenues, the victim, the bully and the bystander, as there are many who are affected...

Duration:00:22:14

Teen Pregnancy l Episode 059

5/13/2021
Since teen pregnancy is substantially higher in the US compared to other industrialized nations, we thought we would go digging around to find out why. In this episode we explain why this is so important, and the statistics speak for themselves. We also discuss complications from teen pregnancy for both the mother and the baby. Teen pregnancy seems to only be seen from a female perspective. We also look at teen pregnancy from a male perspective. If you are a pregnant teen or a mother of a...

Duration:00:25:36

Find the U in nUrsing… staying positive l Episode 058

5/6/2021
How many of us at some point in our nursing careers have thought to ourselves or even discussed with other nurses if we thought nursing was really the right career for us? For most of us nursing isn’t a career, it truly is a calling. Our desire to help others is what leads most of us to this profession. The question now is how do we find the positive in nursing? In today's episode we touch on 3 different areas to help keep a positive mindset: 1. Self-care - The American Nurses Association...

Duration:00:36:51

Black Market Organs l Episode 057

4/29/2021
Organ trafficking requires a plethora of people, from the recruiter who finds the “donors” to the medical professionals who perform the surgery. The most common organ trafficking is where a person agrees to sell their organ but they are either not paid at all for the organ or they are paid significantly less than they originally agreed upon. There are even situations where traffickers force or deceive persons into giving up their organs, like when someone wakes up packed in ice with one...

Duration:00:36:12

Donate Life (part 2) The Donor l Episode 056

4/22/2021
Part 2 of our donate life series covers the donor side of organ donation. Organs come from either deceased or living donors. Deceased organ donation is the process of giving an organ or a part of an organ, at the time of the donor’s death. Living donors should be in good overall physical and mental health and older than 18 years of age. Living donors can donate; Deceased donations and transplantations professionals determine which organs can be transplanted and to which patients on the...

Duration:00:17:08

Donate Life (part 1): The Recipient l Episode 055

4/15/2021
With April being Donate Life month, we decided to do a mini series on organ/life donation. We’re going to go over statistics, break down what a recipient may experience during the transplant workup and recovery as well as some nursing considerations. You can visit www.thenursingpostpodcast.com for more information and references.

Duration:00:34:50

COVID-19 Vaccination l Episode 054

4/8/2021
There are many questions about the COVID-19 vaccination and unfortunately, misleading propaganda. Today we will discuss the COVID vaccine and how it can protect you and others from the COVID-19 infection. Visit www.thenursingpostpodcast.com to learn more.

Duration:00:22:10

COVID-19; One Year Later l Episode 053

4/1/2021
This episode will take us back in time to our very first episode that we launched on this podcast, COVID-19. Today's episode we will go through what we know now and how that is different from April of 2020. Visit www.thenursingpostpodcast for more information.

Duration:00:23:12

Hemophilia l Episode 052

3/25/2021
Hemophilia is a genetically inherited bleeding disorder where the blood doesn't clot properly. In this week's episode we discuss the types of Hemophilia, diagnosis, treatment and some nursing considerations. Visit www.thenursingpostpodcast.com to learn more.

Duration:00:15:49

Obstructive Sleep Apnea l Episode 051

3/18/2021
Obstructive sleep apnea or OSA occurs when the muscles in your throat relax during sleep and then something obstructs your airway, blocking airflow. 22 Million Americans suffer from moderate to severe sleep apnea. Download todays podcast to learn more about signs, symptoms and treatment options. Visit www.thenursingpostpodcast.com for show-notes and references.

Duration:00:51:06

Multiple Sclerosis l Episode 050

3/11/2021
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is the most widespread disabling neurological condition of young adults around the world. There are about 1 million people in the US are living with MS and the further you live from the equator, the higher chance you have of developing MS. Download today's episode to learn more. Visit our website www.thenursingpostpodcast.com for more information.

Duration:00:14:29