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Our blog has something for everyone. From healthcare to human-interest stories and from the hospital bedside to the halls of congress—we have it covered. AND did you know workplace bullying was bad for your health? Meet a courageous nurse and oral cancer survivor that understands the power of humor and grace. What are “nurse patient ratios” and why are they so important? All this and more…


On The Show 4.05.08

GREETINGS! What kind of promoters would we be if we didn’t start out with “WE HAVE A GREAT SHOW IN STORE FOR YOU SO DON’ T MISS IT.” IT’S true…we do have a—let’s say—FABULOUS—show coming up.Joining us this week is Lynn Ruth Miller, comedian, author, […]

On The Show 3.29.08

COMING UP on NurseTalk this week our friend MARILYN KENTZ. Some of you (we sure do) might remember Marilyn from her hit 90’s TV show The Mommies. She and her next door neighbor, Caryl, put together a little comedy stage show advertising it as “A […]

On The Show 3.22.08

WE HAVE A SPICY, OUTSPOKEN RN JOINING US (NOT CASEY) THIS WEEK. Her name is Adrienne Zurub and she has written what is being described as a “provocative” book about the nursing profession. The book is called Notes From The Mothership. They say nursing has […]

On The Show 3.15.08 Shame on Sutter

Shame on Sutter Our guest this week is Jan Rodolfo representing our friends at the California Nurses Association. Jan, who is an Oncology Nurse, sits on the CNA Board. She is going to talk about the importance of the unprecedented 10-day strike against Sutter Health […]

On The Show 3.08.08

Here Comes the Baby Whisperer MOTHERS DROP EVERYTHING—well, not everything—because you won’t want to miss the opportunity to listen and ask questions. JOINING US THIS WEEK is Marsha Podd, R.N., an OB/GYN nurse, and Certified Lactation Expert with a degree in Child Development. Marsha has […]

On The Show 2.23.08

NurseTalk welcomes CALIFORNIA NURSES ASSOCIATION special guest, Geri Jenkins, San Diego-based CNA President. She will be talking about “individual mandates.” Should everybody be forced to purchase health insurance? Geri is a liver transplant nurse at UCSD and was involved in the organizing committee to bring […]

On the Show 2.17.08

Listen this week to see who in the news earned the NurseTalk™ Square Needle Award!Casey and Maggie will share medical headlines and entertain a “special” guest AND we really will introduce the PHOBIA OF THE WEEK CONTEST. The winner gets two VIP tickets to the […]

On the Show 2.10.08

Join Casey and Maggie in a lively discussion about these hot topics and more.”Did you know that when you go to the hospital or emergency room and don’t have insurance–you will most likely be charged more?”Heard of Cheney Care? “We don’t need insurance. We need […]