Nurse Interview

Aromatherapy at the Bedside with Nurse Margo

Aromatherapy at the Bedside with Nurse Margo

This week Adrianne chats with Nurse Margo about aromatherapy use at the bedside, specifically in palliative and end-of-life care. They discuss how aromatherapy is used in the hospital setting, as well as how Margo approached this evidence-based project, and how she helped improve essential oil use on the unit. The moral of Margo’s story however, is that any nurse, regardless of years of experience, can impact bedside practice and contribute in meaningful ways.

Dan DiMonte: The Kitchen Table Sessions @ NUHQ: Pt. 3

Dan DiMonte: The Kitchen Table Sessions @ NUHQ: Pt. 3

This is the third installment In the longest three-part special ever. Adrianne and Dan finish their drinks and this conversation that, in real time, was almost 4 hours long. We’ve distilled it down as much as we can with any talk we have…not much.

Dan DiMonte: The Kitchen Table Sessions @ NUHQ: Pt 2

Dan DiMonte: The Kitchen Table Sessions @ NUHQ: Pt 2

In this episode, we get back to my conversation with Dan DiMonte, travel-nurse-turned-per-diem-nurse, about loads of things. We topic-hop and touch on Dan's desire for roots, staffing ratios and union issues, premium healthcare, and poisoning the well during patient report.

Dan DiMonte: The Kitchen Table Sessions @ NUHQ: Pt 1

Dan DiMonte: The Kitchen Table Sessions @ NUHQ: Pt 1

An old pal of the show, nurse and touring multi-instrumentalist Dan DiMonte stepped into the Nursing Uncensored Headquarters for a little kitchen-table-chat and a cocktail or two. In this very long, late-night conversation, we covered so much - too much for one episode.

End-of-life Care Discussion with Dorothy

End-of-life Care Discussion with Dorothy

Dorothy returns for her 4th Nursing Uncensored Appearance! In this episode, her and I break down palliative care vs hospice. We discuss what they are and the differences between the two, work on dispelling myths and explain benefits.

Dorothy the Medical Examiner Investigator Returns

Dorothy the Medical Examiner Investigator Returns

Adrianne invited back Dorothy, Medical Examiner Investigator to talk about her job in greater detail. She walks us through her role in both a hospital death and a community death investigation.