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The Change of Shift

The Change of Shift

By Sean P. Dent
Stories and interviews from an ICU nurse practitioner on the front lines. A transparent, brutal-honest approach to surviving the world of nursing, with a side of dark humor.
The "Change of Shift" is when you hand it off to the next person. We take care of others by taking care of ourselves.
👉 Hosted by Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Sean P. Dent, MSN, ACNP-BC, CCRN
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Experience Trumps Everything

The Change of Shift

Experience Trumps Everything

The Change of Shift

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Why I became an NP
Let me tell you about my inspiration. | Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift | | Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com | | 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm | | 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk | 👉 👉 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
13:42
October 28, 2020
When I applied to nursing school
I didn't have a plan. | Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift | | Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com | | 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm | | 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk | 👉 👉 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
07:08
October 21, 2020
FIGS and their misstep
Having a discussion about the FIGS advertisement blunder.  | Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift | | Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com | | 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm | | 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk | 👉 👉 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
16:42
October 15, 2020
My most memorable patient
These are the patients that keep us going. I share my experience with a patient that I cared for.  | Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift | | Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com | | 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm | | 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk | 👉 👉 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
11:17
October 13, 2020
Check-in
Checkin' in with the tribe.  | Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift | | Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com | | 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm | | 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk | 👉 👉 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
03:08
October 12, 2020
Random Thoughts About This Podcast
Just wanting to keep things real.  | Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift | | Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com | | 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm | | 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk | 👉 👉 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
03:34
August 16, 2020
What I don't like about being a nurse practitioner
There are negative aspects of being a nurse practitioner. I discuss a few. Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com ____________________________________ ** 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm ** 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk ____________________________________ 👇👇👇 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
13:54
August 9, 2020
We all learn differently, so teach accordingly.
We all learn at a different pace. Therefore educators need to adjust HOW they teach. Never forget where you came from. Have patience.  | Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift | | Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com | | 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm | | 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk | 👉 👉 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
11:39
August 2, 2020
How Many Years Of Experience Is Needed Before Becoming A Nurse Practitioner?
Experience. Trumps. Everything. Go read the numbers here  ➡️ https://bit.ly/312sdfk | Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift | | Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com | | 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm | | 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk | 👉 👉 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
14:11
August 1, 2020
Why I Became A Nurse
Since we're restarting the podcast, how about we take it back to the beginning of my career? | Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift | | Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com | | 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm | | 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk | 👉 👉 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
09:12
July 29, 2020
5 Tips For The New Nurse Practitioner With Previous Icu Nurse Experience
A new grad nurse practitioner with previous ICU experience starting as an ICU NP. I got 5 tips for ya. Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com ____________________________________ ** 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm ** 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk ____________________________________ 👇👇👇 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
09:49
July 26, 2020
How About A Podcast Restart?
You asked for it. The podcast is back. 💥 Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com ____________________________________ ** 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm ** 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk ____________________________________ 👇👇👇 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
04:30
July 26, 2020
ARDS Overview
A brief overview of ARDS: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Until next time... Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com ________________________________________ ** 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm ** 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk ________________________________________ 👇👇👇 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
12:31
March 23, 2020
The Coronavirus. Talking About COVID-19
Discussing some of the details, data and relative information that we know as of 3/16/20 about the Coronavirus COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2). ⏺Incubation period ⏺Presence on surfaces ⏺Trialed treatment options ⏺Testing ⏺Symptoms ⏺Epidemiological process since discovery This was a Facebook live recorded from my hotel room and unfortunately, I lost my WIFI signal abruptly so the broadcast was cut short. Here are some links of interest I spoke about, all free to download: Epidemiologic Features and Clinical Course of Patients Infected With SARS-CoV-2 in Singapore https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2762688 Air, Surface Environmental, and Personal Protective Equipment Contamination by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) From a Symptomatic Patient https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2762692 Characteristics of and Important Lessons From the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak in China Summary of a Report of 72 314 Cases From the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2762130 The effect of travel restrictions on the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak https://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2020/03/05/science.aba9757 Clinical characteristics of 50 466 hospitalized patients with 2019‐nCoV infection https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/jmv.25735 Lastly, I nice simulation on what social distancing can do to help reduce the surge of transmission: Why outbreaks like coronavirus spread exponentially, and how to “flatten the curve” https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/world/corona-simulator/?fbclid=IwAR1DV4qgP4RZIboPLkCl7ts_Y2s2Ei00l3608ZOHlC1wpbdDU3Y41y6U0Yo Until next time.  Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com ____________________________________ ** 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm ** 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk ____________________________________ 👇👇👇 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
33:05
March 18, 2020
Happy Birthday To Me
Just a couple of thoughts as I celebrate my birthday. I'm celebrating the privilege.  Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com ____________________________________ ** 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm ** 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk ____________________________________ 👇👇👇 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
07:41
March 15, 2020
Podcast Live Interviews
Starting live interviews on the podcast, here's how it's gonna go. Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com ____________________________________ ** 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm ** 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk ____________________________________ 👇👇👇 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
06:34
March 12, 2020
Being "Too Old" To Become A Nurse Is Bull
There is no such thing as "It's too late" or "I'm too old" to become a nurse. That's just a bullshit excuse.  Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com ____________________________________ ** 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm ** 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk ____________________________________ 👇👇👇 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
05:33
March 12, 2020
What Do You Do When You Fail?
It's not a question of IF you will fail, but when.   Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com ____________________________________ ** 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm ** 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk ____________________________________ 👇👇👇 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
10:17
March 9, 2020
Experience Trumps Everything
Nothing replaces experience. Nothing.  Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com ____________________________________ ** 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm ** 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk ____________________________________ 👇👇👇 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
10:37
March 6, 2020
Every Nurse Makes Sacrifices
The one thing every nurse has in common. Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com ____________________________________ ** 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm ** 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk ____________________________________ 👇👇👇 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
10:53
March 3, 2020
Nurse Practitioners Hate The Term Mid-Level
Stop using the term mid-level.  Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com ____________________________________ ** 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm ** 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk ____________________________________ 👇👇👇 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
07:50
February 29, 2020
10 Cold Hard Truths For Every Nurse
No matter what, every nurse deals with these truths. Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com ____________________________________ ** 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm ** 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk ____________________________________ 👇👇👇 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
09:38
February 26, 2020
Change of Shift Podcast 2.0
Starting over. Let me introduce myself. Send me a message: https://anchor.fm/thechangeofshift Email me: thechangeofshift@gmail.com ____________________________________ ** 🎙 Follow me ➡️ https://bit.ly/31jhtIm ** 🎧 Subscribe to the Podcast ➡️ http://bit.ly/2w8AFOk ____________________________________ 👇👇👇 The views and opinions expressed are that of myself and not of any educational institution. In compliance with HIPAA and to ensure patient privacy, all patient identifiers have been omitted and/or altered. The views expressed are personal opinions only, not intended as medical advice. The information I present is for general knowledge purposes only.
13:02
February 25, 2020