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The Virtual Clinical Podcast

31 EpisodesProduced by Nicole Sunderland, MSN, RNWebsite

A podcast supporting the student nurse and soon-to-be Registered Nurse with insights from members of the nursing community. Hosted by Nicole Sunderland a registered nurse, inspired by actual students, this podcast combines Q&A, mentorship and storytelling to support you on your journey.

31 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

S3. Ep7. Corporate Nursing with Lexi Jay, MHA, BSN, RN

October 13th, 2021


We join Lexi Jay (aka The Corporate Nurse) in a fabulous conversation surrounding her background as a nurse and what you need to get into corporate …

S3. Ep6. Entrepreneurship with Kathi Randall, RN, MSN, CNS, NNP-BC

September 22nd, 2021


Kathi Randall joins us on this podcast and talks everything from becoming a clinical nurse specialist, nurse practitioner to starting her own …

S3. Ep5. A Jungle Gym within Nursing with Sue Richwine, MSN, RN, NE-BC, CCRN-K

September 9th, 2021


We join Sue Richwine in this inspiring and knowledge filled episode. Starting out as a respiratory tech and medical assistant, Sue joined the nursing profession with a preference of community hospitals. She has …

S3. Special Episode Nursing Leadership with Elizabeth Weingast

September 1st, 2021


We join Elizabeth Weingast, senior VP for clinical excellence on her journey as a nurse leader. She has been through all things within a single system. We dig into what it took for her to get there as well as some in's …

S3. Ep4. Aromatherapy Nursing and Nursing Research with Juli Reynolds, BSN, RN

August 10th, 2021


Here from the fabulous Juli Reynolds, BSN, RN who had her start before nursing within a church helping people. We take a deep dive into her …

S3. Ep. 3. The Balance of Mental Health and Nursing School with Maddison Gutshall, BSN, RN

July 27th, 2021


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Join Maddison Gutshall as she joins in on a great talk about her journey navigating through mental illness …

S3. Ep2. Virtual Clinical-Student Edition

July 19th, 2021


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This very special episode was the brain child of senior nursing students who wished to have their last …

S3. Ep1. Nurses You Should Know with Joanna Uribe MSN, RN and Sandy Cayo DNP, FNP-BC, RN

July 13th, 2021


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We join Joanna Uribe, a Johnson and Johnson Nurse Innovation Fellow and Sandy Cayo, Vice President of Clinical …

S2. Ep11 Marketing Nursing and Addiction Treament with David Sanchez, RN

May 7th, 2021


We join David Sanchez, RN in this very open and transformative episode. David details his beginnings as a nurse with detailing why he became a nurse, his eventual choice of pursuing an associates degree as that didn't …

S2. Ep10. Holistic Nursing with Denise Joswiak, BSN, RN, HNB-BC, CCA

April 21st, 2021


A most wonderful episode with Denise Joswiak! We sit down and discuss all things health and wellness , as well as her journey to holistic nursing and …

S2. Ep9. Surviving Loss with Shelbi Smith, RN

April 6th, 2021


Shelbi Smith is back in a very special episode. We catch up on life as a student nurse anesthetist and unpack everything 2020 threw in. Shelbi details the most special friendship she has ever had and the enduring nature …

S2. Ep8 Nursing Innovation with Briana White, MSN, RN, CPN, CCRN-K, CNL

March 30th, 2021


Our first ever nurse innovator, Briana White, joins the podcast! We talk about taking the road less traveled, home health, camp nursing, IP, big data, and more! Briana starts her journey as a clinical nurse and eventual …

S2. Ep7 Tele ICU Nursing with Candice Craig, BSN, RN, CCRN-E and Tracey Kopenhaver, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, NE-BC.

March 23rd, 2021


We join both Candice Craig and Tracey Kopenhaver, from a large telehealth organization to discuss the in's and out's of E-ICU nursing. We first deep dive in to both person's background and experience. Then go into …

S2. Ep6 Travel Nursing During a Pandemic with Amanda Readinger, BSN, RN

March 16th, 2021


In this episode, I'm joined by Amanda Readinger, a nurse who details her journey from bedside nurse to travel nurse. Beginning with a career in psych mental health, choosing to leave the bedside to find ways of paying …

S2. Ep5 Midwifery, Psych Mental Health and Vulnerability with Dr. Diane Solomon PhD, PMHNP-BC, CNM

March 2nd, 2021


Join in on this episode with Dr. Diane Solomon as she details her journey and unpacks everything in this gracious episode. Discussions include the …

S2 Ep4 Long-Term Care in Canada with Daniela Acosta, RN, GNC (C), BScN, BSc

February 23rd, 2021


Find out why long-term care may be the best kept secret in nursing practice as the podcast's welcome's its first Canadian nurse- Daniela Acosta! Daniela discusses some differences between the United States and Canadian …

S2 Ep3 Population Health and Implementation Science with Lori Merkel, PhD, MSPH, RN, CPHQ

February 16th, 2021


We join Lori Merkel in a fact filled episode that takes us from a lego replica of Baby Yoda (yes, we know it's not really a baby), to her days …

S2 Ep2 Unique experiences and time in Uganda with Jenn Martin, CRNP, RN

February 9th, 2021


In this laugh filled episode, I join Jenn Martin, CRNP as she details so much about nursing. Jenn and I worked together first during her time as a travel nurse and quickly bonded over so much. She shares her …

S2 Ep 1 Compassionate Care and Adult ADHD with Kirsten Peterson, BSN, RN

February 2nd, 2021


In this episode, Kirsten Peterson joins the podcast to discuss her journey. From following her passion for Tennis to attend Wheaton College …

S1 Ep12 Nurse Anesthesia 101 with Ryan Statton, Hilary Martino and Dan Martino- CRNA's.

August 28th, 2020


Today's chat is with Nurse Anesthesia 101 Founders, Ryan Statton, Dan and Hilary Martino. In this episode, we chat about everything Nursing anesthesia has to offer! Starting from each nurses beginnings and their …

S1 Ep11 OR Nursing with Alexis Johncola, BSN, RN

August 13th, 2020


I join Alexis, who is our first recent BSN graduate on the podcast. In this episode we discuss her experience of starting out in a baccalaureate nursing program and clinical experience. We discuss important tips for the …

S1 Ep10 Dialysis Nursing with Alayna Laranjo, ADN, RN

August 3rd, 2020


In this episode, I join Alayna Laranjo who is a Dialysis Nurse and in Dialysis clinical care for 9 years. We talk about her upbringing as a fire fighter and upbringing in healthcare as an EMT, Medic and 911 Dispatcher. …

S1 Ep9 Nursing and Surviving Covid with Frank Stickler II, ASN, RN, CNRN, CCRN

July 13th, 2020


I join Frank Stickler in this episode to talk all things nursing since his departure from Hershey, PA to colorful Colorado! We dive into his …

S1 Ep8 Neuroimmunology Nurse Practitioner with Ashley Kundravi, MSN, CRNP

June 26th, 2020


Ashley Kundravi joins me in this episode to discuss her experience on what it was like to become a family nurse practitioner. We detail her …

S1 Ep7 Post Stroke with Lauren Landis, ASN, RN

June 20th, 2020


This is a very special episode! I sit down with Lauren Landis to discuss her career and most importantly, how she was a nurse on the same unit that her dad received stroke care. We talk about Lauren's unique background, …

S1 Ep6 Finding Purpose with an Open Heart with Anne Calhoun BS, BSN, RN

June 12th, 2020


We dig DEEP on this episode with Anne Calhoun. Join in with this episode as we discuss how Anne started her career as a nurse, from failing organic chemistry four times, her adventures as a paramedic to her beginnings …

S1 Ep5 From Diploma to Coordinator and Everything In Between with Morgan Boyer MPH, RN, NVRN-BC, CNRN, SCRN, CTC

May 27th, 2020


Enjoy this laugh filled and jam packed episode with Morgan Boyer. We discuss her start in the science world with a passion and goal of benchmark laboratory science that spanned a dairy farm and chicken farm with quality …

S1 Ep4 Nursing Informatics with Lisa Robinson, MSN, RN

May 20th, 2020


Get in the know about nursing informatics and why this nursing specialty niche is an exciting, and growing, endeavor. We join Lisa Robinson, a clinical nurse informaticist, and learn about how data is being used to help …

S1 Ep3 CRNA School with Shelbi Smith, BSN, RN, CCRN

May 13th, 2020


Get the inside scoop of what it takes and exactly what it is like to be in CRNA school. We discuss the interview process, work/life balance, finding …

S1 Ep2 Nursing Research with Kevin Gardner, Jr. RN, BA, BSN, CEN, CCRC

May 8th, 2020


In this episode, we chat with Kevin Gardner. Kevin is a close friend and colleague and has a unique background to learn from. We discuss why Kevin …

S1 Ep1 Pediatrics with Laura Kruger, BSN, RN, CPN

May 6th, 2020


Laura is a certified pediatric nurse who currently works as a school nurse in a large elementary school with a population of 416 children. …

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