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1. Johns Hopkins Health Newsfeed
Stay up-to-date with short podcasts on top medical storiesopens in new window from Johns Hopkins.
Each podcast is only about a minute, but provides nurses with the latest info in medicine. There are other subscription options from Johns Hopkins, such as Cancer News Reviewopens in new window and Brain Mattersopens in new window, which run a bit longer and offer information on specific topics.
- Episode to Try: Depression and Safetyopens in new window
2. The Nursing Show
Tune into this weekly podcastopens in new window for news, tips, education and more for nurses at all levels.
The Nursing Show offers a wide range of content that spans nursing news, commentary and interviews from guest nurses and medication information. The host of the show is Jamie Davis, a nationally recognized medical educator whose programs and resources have been downloaded more than 6 million times by listeners and viewers.
- Episode to Try: Managing Nurse Burnout and Nursing Showopens in new window
3. Medical Spanish
Receive interactive audio Spanish lessonsopens in new window to further develop your skills for medical settings.
These podcasts help you acquire medical vocabulary, learn correct pronunciation and understand native speakers. Many podcasts are free, while some podcasts and supplemental materials require a paid subscription. Host Molly Martin, a hospitalist in Minneapolis, Minnesota, also produces a Spanish Grammar Reviewopens in new window podcast.
- Episode to Try: Describing Our Bodies in Spanishopens in new window
4. Travel Nursing Insider Podcast
Get the latest insightsopens in new window into the career of travel nursing.
These podcasts provide a wide range of information and advice for the travel nursing specialty. Learn more about this unique career and how to succeed from insiders who know the industry.
- Episode to Try: The Career Guide to Travel Nursing Jobsopens in new window
5. A Cup of Health with CDC
Listen in to learn about interesting health factsopens in new window from the CDC.
The podcasts are presented in short, accessible chunks of two to six minutes and cover a wide range of statistics or facts. While basic, they can be useful when presenting this kind of information to patients to educate them about their health.
- Episode to Try: Kidney Careopens in new window
6. The Oncology Nursing Podcast
Learn how to care for patients in different life and cancer stagesopens in new window.
These podcasts let listeners join oncology nurses as they discuss topics relevant to nursing practice and treating patients with cancer. Produced by the Oncology Nursing Society, episodes last about 20 minutes.
- Episode to Try: Experiences With CAR-T Cell Therapyopens in new window
7. Health Focus
Reinforce your health and medical knowledge with these short podcastsopens in new window.
This series of weekly interviews on South Carolina Radio features, doctors, nurses and other medical professionals. It presents a wide range of topics presented by award-winning public broadcaster Bobbi Conner.
- Episode to Try: Lupusopens in new window
Enhancing Your Career in Nursing
Podcasts, books and articles are all helpful ways to develop your knowledge and skills. However, one of the best ways to boost your career opportunities is with a degree.
The online RN to BSN program from Aurora University can help nurses take a leadership role in their field. Nurses are able to learn how to be an asset in their current role and to pursue advanced career opportunities. The program takes place in an online learning environment, allowing students the flexibility and convenience to complete their degree while maintaining their work and personal schedule.
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