My guest today helps nurses rediscover “the nurse within.” Elizabeth Scala, a healthcare podcaster, and the host of Your Next Shift is a one-woman media company. She’s also a nurse and the author of Nursing from Within and Stop Nurse Burnout. Elizabeth is also a frequent keynote speaker on the topic of nurse burnout. With her RN/FM co-hosts, Keith Carlson and Kevin Ross, founded the Pulse Media Network to help bring more healthcare podcasts to audiences. Our conversation will focus on, you guessed it, nurse burnout and the stresses unique to the field. Join us for our conversation on Get Social Health.
Listen to the podcast or drop in at the time stamps below:
[03:42] Psych nurse stress
[05:39] 31 flavors of nursing
[06:10] About your podcast, Next Shift
[08:12] Connecting with your audience
[10:14] No idea how to describe this question
[10:53] Leading causes of nurse burnout
[13:07] Is burnout unique to service jobs?
[14:07] Family dynamics of patients
[15:12] Your training regime
[16:11] Self-regulating burnout
[17:12] Burnout into bullying, or vice versa?
[19:15] Caring for caregivers
[20:05] “The Nurse Within”
[21:22] Why you do what you do
[22:12] Have e-records helped the nursing experience?
[23:52] Nursing is the mother of invention
[24:24] About your podcast friends…
[26:49] Pulse media network
[28:39] Podcast proponent
[29:30] Getting in touch
[31:22] Social Media Tip: Ahmanielle Hall
Connect with Elizabeth
You can find Elizabeth’s website here: elizabethscala.com