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FreshRN

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Your first year as a registered nurse is challenging. This podcast is hosted by Kati Kleber, BSN RN CCRN and features experienced nurses from FreshRN.com, who discuss the basics of that first year. From orientation, code blues, tricks of the trade, and personal experiences, to time management, delegation, patient deaths, and more.

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Your first year as a registered nurse is challenging. This podcast is hosted by Kati Kleber, BSN RN CCRN and features experienced nurses from FreshRN.com, who discuss the basics of that first year. From orientation, code blues, tricks of the trade, and personal experiences, to time management, delegation, patient deaths, and more.

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Great!

By Allstarangel6 - Mar 04 2019
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New Grad Neuro/Trauma ICU nurse here, love these podcasts, accurate and very easy to understand!

Best Podcast for Nurses!

By appreviewer4572252 - Jan 10 2019
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Please make more episodes!!! This is my absolute favorite podcast

iTunes Ratings

170 Ratings
Average Ratings
147
10
6
3
4

Great!

By Allstarangel6 - Mar 04 2019
Read more
New Grad Neuro/Trauma ICU nurse here, love these podcasts, accurate and very easy to understand!

Best Podcast for Nurses!

By appreviewer4572252 - Jan 10 2019
Read more
Please make more episodes!!! This is my absolute favorite podcast

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Your first year as a registered nurse is challenging. This podcast is hosted by Kati Kleber, BSN RN CCRN and features experienced nurses from FreshRN.com, who discuss the basics of that first year. From orientation, code blues, tricks of the trade, and personal experiences, to time management, delegation, patient deaths, and more.

Rank #1: What To Do During a Code (For New Nurses)

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This episode discusses the warning signs of an impending code and when to get concerned. We also discuss rapid response situations and what to do in a code blue situation when you don’t know what to do.  We also go over our first code blue situations. Music: "Keep My Cool" by Benj Heard.

Jan 09 2017

35mins

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Rank #2: All Things Respiratory

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Grab your nasal cannula and crank it up to 4L/min because in this episode, we interview Sean Dent who is an NP in acute care and discuss all things respiratory!

Oct 05 2017

52mins

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Rank #3: Cardiac Nursing Tips

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In this episode, we interview Nurse Nacole about her top tips for cardiac tips for new nurses. Music: “Keep My Cool” by Benj Heard.

Sep 14 2017

46mins

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Rank #4: Intensive Care Devices: Part 1

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Arterial lines, ventilators, central lines galore! Together with Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Sean Dent, Melissa and Kati discuss some tips and tricks for dealing with typical ICU devices

Nov 02 2017

20mins

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Rank #5: Neuro Nurse Tips for Newbies, Part 1: When to Worry, Disease Processes

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This episode discusses the main questions newbies to neuro have: if neuro changes are subtle, when do I worry? We also discuss common neuro disease processes including ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, intraventricular hemorrhage, and more.  This episode is hosted by three neuro ICU nurses. Music: "Keep My Cool" by Benj Heard

Mar 16 2017

55mins

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Rank #6: What Nurses Need to Know About Sepsis

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Welcome to Season 3 of the FreshRN Podcast. In this episode, Kati and Melissa interview Michael Ackerman DNS RN APRN-BC and Tom Ahrens, PhD RN FAAN on sepsis, priorities for the new nurse, and current sepsis treatment trends and recommendations.

Sep 28 2017

48mins

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Rank #7: Intensive Care Devices: Part 2

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Arterial lines, ventilators, central lines galore! Together with Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Sean Dent, Melissa and Kati discuss some tips and tricks for dealing with typical ICU devices.

Nov 09 2017

48mins

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Rank #8: Code STEMI, Code Stroke, Code Sepsis

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In this episode, Elizabeth (former code-team nurse) takes the lead in discussing what’s important for new nurses to know about STEMI, stroke, and sepsis.

May 25 2017

35mins

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Rank #9: Tips for New Grads in the ICU

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This episode we discuss characteristics of the intensive care nurse, normal expectations, critical thinking, advocacy, communication, and more. We dive into 8 tips for success for newbies in the ICU! This episode is hosted by 3 CCRN nurses, which is a critical care specialty certification granted by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. Music: “Keep My Cool” by Benj Heard.

Apr 20 2017

41mins

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Rank #10: Work Life Balance for New Nurses

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This episode discusses how to structure your life outside of work so that you’re able to fully enjoy both your work life and your home life. Music: "Keep My Cool" by Benj Heard.

Jan 09 2017

27mins

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Rank #11: Diagnostics 101 for New Nurses

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This episode discusses a basic differentiation and considerations for CT’s, MRI’s, and x-rays, as well as collecting and interpreting lab results.  Music: "Keep My Cool" by Benj Heard.

Feb 16 2017

29mins

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Rank #12: Working With Physicians: Tips for Nurses

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This episode discusses some basics that are essential to understand when working with a medical team, including how they functions and their expectations from the nurse, rounding, common new grad mistakes when working with doctors, and our own personal stories. Music: "Keep My Cool" by Benj Heard.

Jan 19 2017

40mins

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Rank #13: Nursing Report for Newbies

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This episode discusses the basic nursing considerations for report, including etiquette, LDA’s, meds, alarm management, what to expect when giving and receiving report from various levels of care, and more. Music: "Keep My Cool" by Benj Heard

Mar 16 2017

24mins

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Rank #14: How to Deal With Family Members (who are not mad at you)

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So, how do you deal with the family members... like, normally? How do you meet their expectations and work together as a team? We discuss routine communication points with typical family members who are engaged and want to be part of a patient's care, and how you as a fresh RN can speak to them with confidence.

Jan 11 2018

42mins

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Rank #15: Tips for Working Night Shift

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This episode discusses very practical tips for learning how to live the night shift life from the perspective of current and former night shift nurses.  We discuss eating and sleeping tips, to how to manage your nursing care on the night shift, communicating with the healthcare team at night, and more.   Music: “Keep My Cool” by Benj Heard.

Jun 01 2017

29mins

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