A Podcast About the Most Critical Topics In Nursing
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About The Handoff

Presented by Trusted Health, The Handoff is a podcast that dives into the most pressing topics in nursing, from burnout and mental health to diversity in nursing to the latest clinical innovations. Each episode features discussions that will help nurses and nurse leaders do their jobs better, whether that’s at the bedside, managing a unit or an entire health system.

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Our Host

The Handoff is hosted by Dr. Nurse Dan Weberg, the Head of Clinical Innovation at Trusted Health, and an expert in nursing, healthcare innovation and human-centered patient design. Dan is a veteran of Kaiser Permanente, where he held executive roles in nursing innovation, research, and technology strategy, and was part of the founding faculty for the new Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine. He has been a faculty member in the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University and Arizona State University, and is the author of two dozen peer-reviewed articles and four textbooks. His clinical background is in Emergency and Trauma nursing at Level 1 trauma centers in California and Arizona.

May 5, 2021

Episode 56: A candid conversation about mental health

Two frontline nurses join Dr. Nurse Dan for a candid discussion about the legacy of the pandemic on nurses’ mental health and feelings about the profession.
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April 27, 2021

Episode 55: Why we need a paradigm shift when it comes to nurse mental health

The Ohio State University Dean of the College of Nursing and Chief Wellness Officer Bernadette Melnyk talks about the mental health crisis plaguing our nation’s nurses.
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April 21, 2021

Episode 54: A healthier approach to nurse leadership

Dr. Kathy Scott and Bridget Sarikas are the co-authors of a new book that proposes a novel approach to leadership centered on science, experimentation and humor.
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April 14, 2021

Episode 53: Should you consider a career in advanced practice nursing?

Children’s author, housecall expert and nationally recognized nurse practitioner Dr. Scharmaine Lawson talks about advanced practice nursing and more.
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April 8, 2021

Episode 52: How the pandemic changed Mercy’s approach to nurse staffing forever

Mercy’s Senior Vice President & System Chief Nursing Officer Betty Jo Rocchio talks about how the pandemic has changed her approach to staffing.
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