NTI 2023: The Secret Sauce for Your Nursing Career

On this episode, I will share with you the secret sauce of a prolific nursing career. 

It touches education, evidence-based practice, staying up to date, networking, and “recharging your batteries”. 

This episode is about nursing conferences,  like the American Association of Critical Care Nurses’ premier conference, NTI, should be a pillar of every nurse’s career.

By the end of this episode, you will know how to make the most of nursing conferences in general, and specifically for NTI. You will also get a sneak peek into some of the fascinating sessions on tap for NTI 2023.

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The Landscape of Psych Meds, Part 2: Antipsychotics and Mood Stabilizers

In this second of a two part series, Dr. Mohammed Soliman, MD, PhD, MBA speaks with us about the landscape of psychiatric medications, a discussion is geared towards hospitals nurses who work in non-psychiatric units such as medical-surgical floors, ICUs, or emergency departments.

This episode will cover antipsychotic and mood stabilizing medications as well as when to request a psychiatric consult.

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The Landscape of Psych Meds: Antidepressants and Stimulants

In this first of a two part series, Dr. Mohammed Soliman, MD, PhD, MBA speaks with us about the landscape of psychiatric medications, a discussion is geared towards hospitals nurses who work in non-psychiatric units such as medical-surgical floors, ICUs, or emergency departments.

Up My Nursing Game is partnering with VCU Health Continuing Education to offer FREE continuing education credits for registered nurses. Click here to obtain nursing credit (1.00) or here for detailed instructions.

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The Dying Process with Hospice Nurse Allie

Have you ever wondered what happens to your patients who you discharge home on hospice? What medications do they receive to promote comfort? What does the dying process actually look like?

Listen in as Nurse Allie @nurseallie anwers all the questions we have about hospice care.

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The Wild West of Prehospital Care with Mike Linares, RN from Simple Nursing

Have you always wanted to go on an ambulance ride along?

Here is the chance to get a sneak peak at what happens to our patients who are brought in by ambulance. Listen in as Mike Linares from Simple Nursing thoughtfully (and humorously!) recounts stories from his time as an EMT.

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Cardiomyopathy with Dr. Eric Strong

Dr. Eric Strong, internal medicine physician, faculty professor and YouTuber Strong Medicine, reviews the three categories of cardiomyopathy including their etiology, physiology, treatment, and what nurses need to look out for in patients with the disease. Dr. Strong will also explain why the term “cardiomyopathy” is surprisingly misleading and misunderstood by nurses and clinicians alike.

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How to Address Vasovagal Syncope with Sarah Lorenzini, RN, MSN

Listen in as I share a case of vasovagal syncope with rapid response guru, Sarah Lorenzini from the Rapid Response RN Podcast, in which my patient had a syncopal episode while on telemetry. We discuss what the telemetry strip looked like, why atropine might not have been the best intervention for this patient and some of the treatment options for bradycardia.

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Pre- and Post-Kidney Transplant Patient Care with Dr. Silas Norman

Kidney transplant is, by far, the most common type of transplant procedure performed and therefore the most commonly seen in clinical practice. Dr. Norman Silas, MD, transplant nephrologist, discusses pertinent topics for clinical nurses such as the pre-transplant work-up, post-transplant medications, and potential pitfalls when caring for transplant recipients.

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Acute Agitation Management for Nurses with Dee Henderson, RN, MSN

Hostility, uncooperativeness and impulsivity: acute agitation can be one of the most stressful aspects of a nurses job. With forty years of nursing experience, Dee Henderson, RN, MSN, joins us to discuss how both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions can be used to de-escalate the crisis cycle.

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