The Change of Shift

Where Nursing meets the Internet

Nursing professional development & FOANed -interview with Clin Nurse Educ. Wes | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 27

What is professional development, and why should any Nurse care about it? Learning opportunities to augment your current and future skill practice. A way of maintaining your highest level of practice competency to provide optimum care to your patients. I... Continue Reading →


11 fitness hacks for nurses while on shift | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 26

I mean, because Nurses have SO much free time right? Call it fitness, wellness, in-shape, or "good condition", they all fall under the same umbrella of health. Give it whatever label you like, I’m sure we’d all love to live... Continue Reading →

When the nurse is the surgical patient |The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 25.5

*Bonus Episode* I chat with my friend Dr. Mike Sevilla. Mike is a family physician, social media guru, podcaster and long-time blogger. I decided to share my (surgery) story from start to finish. Starting with the original knee injury (back... Continue Reading →

Interview with Cody Sliger on the challenge of being charge Nurse | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep25

I interviewed Cody Sliger, BSN, RN, CEN. He resides in Odessa, Texas  where he works as an Emergency Room charge nurse and a Per Diem Pediatric Nurse. In just over two years as a Registered Nurse he's attained his Trauma... Continue Reading →

11 reasons why Nurses make the worst patients | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 24

It’s not an urban myth, it’s not folklore and it’s not a rumor. Nurses make THE worst patients. I speak from experience here. Any Nurse who has been walking the walk for more than a month will agree with me.... Continue Reading →

3 (or 5) needed tips to guarantee resolution success | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 23

It’s that time of year, the “resolutioners” are back. The most popular time of the year to create and work towards a new and lofty goal in your life. For some reason, many people wait until the New Year to... Continue Reading →

Can you handle that first year as a Nurse? | The Change of Shift Podcast Ep 22

How challenging is that first year as a Nurse? Is it so hard that Nurses want to quit? Dread going to work? Do Nurses need to “take medications” to just make it through a shift??? These questions were drawn from... Continue Reading →

Men in #nursing. Let’s talk about disparities | The Change of Shift Podcast Recap Ep 21

Do disparities exist with men in Nursing? Are there differences or inconsistencies in the  career path and experience of a man working as a Nurse versus what his female colleague experiences? [Tweet "Do disparities exist with men in Nursing? "]... Continue Reading →

5 tips for Nurses dating a co-worker | The Change of Shift Podcast Recap Ep 20

Does cupid have a place at work? I thought I'd tackle the touchy subject of dating your co-worker. DISCLAIMER: I’m married to a Nurse. I have been happily married to my wife 10 years. We met in nursing school, dated... Continue Reading →

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