5 Nursing Podcasts for Your Commute

While on the way to a clinical rotation or your next nursing shift, health-focused podcasts can keep you up-to-date with the latest industry news, provide helpful tips or inspire you with career guidance and advice.

We picked five of our favorite nursing podcasts that will appeal to nurses of all backgrounds and experience levels. Download them at the links below, or wherever you get your podcasts!

Nursing Notes Live
The Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing Future presents this informative podcast twice monthly, expanding on their monthly e-newsletter with exclusive interviews and news segments. Recent episodes have highlighted interviews with a nurse attorney, a psychiatric nurse practitioner, and a Chamberlain College of Nursing student who spoke on refugee nursing care in conflict zones.

Jon Haws, RN, CCRN, a critical care registered nurse hosts this podcast focused on nursing education. Episodes provide tips for students to get through common struggles – like pharmacology class, test-taking or NCLEX review. The show also features interviews with other nurses, thought leaders, entrepreneurs and authors.

TedTalks Health
From “How Racism Harms Pregnant Women – and What Can Help” to “New Nanotech to Detect Cancer Early,” the far-ranging topics featured on the TEDTalks Health podcast will keep you fully engaged. Top doctors and researchers share insights into medicine and well-being in short, digestable episodes – typically between five and 20 minutes.

Medscape Nurses Podcast
What counts as a rabies exposure? What should nurses tell patients about breast cancer screening? How low is too low when it comes to hypoglycemia? The Medscape Nurses Podcast helps you keep current on the issues that are affecting nurses and their patients – and it does so quickly. Most episodes are under 10 minutes and hit on some of the latest developments in nursing and healthcare.

The Nurse Keith Show
Hosted by holistic career coach Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, NC-BC, The Nurse Keith Show focuses on career development, self-care for nurses and important developments in the industry. Tune to learn more about building your network, maintaining work-life balance, job outlooks for nurses and much more.

Do you have a favorite nursing podcast we left off the list? Mention it in the comments below!

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