On the hunt for a new podcast to listen to during your commute or while you’re traveling to your next assignment? We rounded up the five best nurse podcasts for travelers! From educational conversations and advice to honest, comedic perspectives on nursing, these podcasts have it all. Read more about them below!
Why listen to a nursing podcast when you could jam out to your favorite music? Well, as you probably know well, the healthcare industry and the healthcare travel industry change all the time. Staying up to date with a trustworthy nursing podcast can keep you on the cutting edge of those updates, so you're ready for whatever's next! Additionally, after a long two years fighting COVID-19 and burnout, finding community and relatability with fellow healthcare workers can be beneficial for your mental health and help you know you're not alone. So, tune in to learn a little, laugh a little, and connect a lot with other nurses.
1. Life in Scrubs
Hosted by nurses Kristen and Maddi, Life in Scrubs is aimed toward nursing students and new graduate nurses, but every healthcare professional can take something away from this podcast. With the goal of inspiring, educating, and empowering future and current nurses, Kristen and Maddi share their experiences and advice, answer common nursing questions, and more! They also bring on awesome guests like The Debt Free Nurse and Nurse Courtney.
2. The WoMed
For a healthcare podcast that lifts up the voices of women and members of the LGBTQ+ community, check out The WoMed! Hosts Danielle Maltby and Jackie Camardo are nurses giving new issues and representation a platform in the medical world. These women in medicine cover everything from self-care and healthcare trends to activism and patient stories. The podcast features a ton of industry leaders while also bringing a humorous and realistic point of view, so get ready to laugh as much as you learn!
3. The Nurse Blake Podcast
Known for his viral comedic videos about nursing, Nurse Blake has an equally funny podcast! Blake and talks about all things nursing like travel, specialties, and schooling. He also uses his platform to advocate on issues like safe staffing ratios and the gay blood ban. His new season, Breakroom Gossip, introduces new nursing guests and spills all kinds of juicy nurse gossip you could expect to hear in the work breakroom. Listen to a new episode every Wednesday!
4. Travel Nursing & Allied Life
Specifically recorded for travel nurses and allied professionals, Travel Nursing & Allied Life is a podcast brought to you by the TravCon team and features up-to-date information about the healthcare travel industry. Within the podcast are five different series to follow: Industry Trends, Speaker Series, Newbie News, The Healthcare Traveler Minute, and The Exhibitor Minute. This podcast brings current industry and trends to the table from the point of view of the traveler, recruiter, and other industry players, so you’ll always be up to date on all things healthcare travel.
5. Drunk or Delirious?
Based on the feeling you have after getting off after a night shift, NICU travel nurses Hannah Quirk and Emilie Richardson created this podcast to chat candidly about travel nurse life. Tune into this podcast for advice on how to get started travel nursing, tips on how to survive the night shift, conversations with other healthcare professionals, and more!
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