019 Nursing Intubation Checklist

Nursing Intubation Checklist – Yes, Really. Over the years I’ve developed a personal Nursing Intubation Checklist that I have for myself when preparing for RSI, DSI, or an awake intubation. This has saved my ass while working on very sick patients. Some of my checklist items cross over with the provider’s checklist. I’m sure it… Read More 019 Nursing Intubation Checklist

018 Deep Dive on Continuous Sub-Dissociative Dose Ketamine Infusions, Ketamine in Geriatrics?, Ethics & More w/Sergey Motov, MD!

Sergey M. Motov, MD, FAAEM Twitter @painfreeED Dr. Motov is an Emergency Medicine Physician practicing in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from Medical Academy of Latvia and completed his EM residency at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Motov is an Associate Research Director who is passionate about… Read More 018 Deep Dive on Continuous Sub-Dissociative Dose Ketamine Infusions, Ketamine in Geriatrics?, Ethics & More w/Sergey Motov, MD!

017 AIRWAY True Stories from the Emergency Room w/Arlene Chung, MD

Who is Arlene Chung, MD? Arlene S. Chung, MD, MACM  Arlene is an Associate Residency Director for the Mount Sinai Emergency Medicine Residency Program in New York City. She has a passion for physician wellness and has made advocating for well-being a central focus of her career. She holds leadership roles in multiple regional and national… Read More 017 AIRWAY True Stories from the Emergency Room w/Arlene Chung, MD

016 Best of 2017 “Making a Difference”

  Marie is a Critical Care nurse from the Pacific Northwest who decided to share nurse’s stories in the form of a podcast. Writer / Host of Head-to-Toe Podcast Email: macmillanpages@gmail.com Podcast: headtotoe.podbean.com Website: mariemacmillan.com           Thank you Marie MacMillan of Head-to-Toe Podcast for having me on the “Making a Difference” Best of 2017… Read More 016 Best of 2017 “Making a Difference”

015 How Low Can You Go? Hypotension is an Emergency w/Scott Weingart, MD

“This used to be merely intuition…even a minute or two at low MAPs may be too much and certainly waiting 20 minutes for pharmacy to send up a drip is probably way too long…and your kidneys may actually be getting damaged in that short period of time.” – Scott Weingart, MD Who is Scott Weingart,… Read More 015 How Low Can You Go? Hypotension is an Emergency w/Scott Weingart, MD

014 You’re TOO Sweet! DKA Emergency w/Marc Probst, MD

“I find it very gratifying to treat because you can see the effects of your treatment right in front of your eyes. And your patients can go from very sick to well within a matter of hours.” – Marc Probst, MD Who is Marc Probst, MD? Marc Probst, MD, MS is an Academic Emergency Physician… Read More 014 You’re TOO Sweet! DKA Emergency w/Marc Probst, MD

013 Part 2 – PCI Post Cardiac Arrest w/Markus dela Cruz, RN

Markus dela Cruz, RN Mark is an ED Nurse extraordinaire who turned into a Cath Lab RN. He is also found working in PACU units and still works some ED shifts. Mark also considers himself a foodie and likes exploring Queens, NY. Mark works at a Level 1 Trauma Center that is also a STEMI… Read More 013 Part 2 – PCI Post Cardiac Arrest w/Markus dela Cruz, RN

012 Your Patient Is Going to the Cath Lab!!! Part 1 w/Markus Dela Cruz, RN

Markus dela Cruz, RN Mark is an ED Nurse extraordinaire who turned into a Cath Lab RN. He is also found working in PACU units and still works some ED shifts. Mark also considers himself a foodie and likes exploring Queens, NY. Mark works at a Level 1 Trauma Center that is also a STEMI… Read More 012 Your Patient Is Going to the Cath Lab!!! Part 1 w/Markus Dela Cruz, RN

011 Low-dose ketamine for pain administration explained! w/Sergey M. Motov, MD

Sergey M. Motov, MD, FAAEM Twitter @painfreeED Dr. Motov is an Emergency Medicine Physician practicing in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from Medical Academy of Latvia and completed his EM residency at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Motov is an Associate Research Director who is passionate about… Read More 011 Low-dose ketamine for pain administration explained! w/Sergey M. Motov, MD

010 A Special K Trip Part 3 (Analgesia & Tranquilization) w/Reuben Strayer, MD

Who is Reuben Strayer, MD? Emergency Medicine Physician who works in New York City Author of emupdates.com One of the authors of painandspa.org Twitter @emupdates Created the phrase “ketamine brain continuum” No financial disclosure A Special K Trip Part 3 – Ketamine for Analgesia & Tranquilization And now for the conclusion of the 3-part ketamine series… Read More 010 A Special K Trip Part 3 (Analgesia & Tranquilization) w/Reuben Strayer, MD

009 A Special K Trip w/Reuben Strayer, MD – Part 2 PSA & RSI

Reuben Strayer, MD Emergency Medicine Physician who works in New York City Author of emupdates.com One of the authors of painandspa.org Twitter @emupdates Created the phrase “ketamine brain continuum” No financial disclosure     Ready to continue your Special K Trip? Today’s episode is Part 2 out of a 3-part series and will cover the use… Read More 009 A Special K Trip w/Reuben Strayer, MD – Part 2 PSA & RSI

008 A Special K Trip Part 1 w/Reuben Strayer, MD

Reuben Strayer, MD Emergency Medicine Physician who works in New York City Author of emupdates.com One of the authors of painandspa.org Twitter @emupdates Created the phrase “ketamine brain continuum” No financial disclosure       Back in 2015, Reuben gave an amazing talk on the subject of ketamine and its uses in Emergency Medicine at the SMACC… Read More 008 A Special K Trip Part 1 w/Reuben Strayer, MD

007 Push Dose Pressors – The Full Safety Dance

  I’m not a powerful Jedi Master with Force Visions and frankly, unable to see into the future. Hello Star Wars fans!   This is a follow-up bonus episode in response to Episode 5 Push Dose Pressors, listeners’ questions, and also in light of recent journal articles that recently got published. Timing was completely coincidental… Read More 007 Push Dose Pressors – The Full Safety Dance

006 Push Dose Pressor – Safety Dance

Hi Everyone! Thank you all for listening and sending me comments about the Push Dose Pressor episode that was released a few days ago. A safety issue has come up about mixing epinephrine for push dose concentrations and it warrants a follow-up comment.  Everyone thank Craig Button, RN! It is advised to NOT used pre-filled… Read More 006 Push Dose Pressor – Safety Dance

005 Push Dose Pressors

Why Use Push Dose Pressors? To buy yourself some time with your super hypotensive patients!! Ensure your patient’s perfusion status while you are trying to: intubate managing transient hypotension preparing a drip preparing a central line Know which medication to use based on clinical presentation of patient. Dr. Scott Weingart’s Easy Push Dose Printout (It… Read More 005 Push Dose Pressors

004 Own Your Practice!

“Use your critical thinking skills!” Do any of you remember hearing that being drilled in nursing school? How many of us are actually make critical decisions for your patients or are you deferring all decisions to the providers?  Really think about this. Decisions in triage – nurses do everything in this domain.  Most ED’s don’t even… Read More 004 Own Your Practice!

003 Hello Modified Valsalva Maneuver. Good-Bye Ice. Adenosine, Take a Backseat.

Chief Complaint Pt comes in with a heart rate of 170-200. Complains of palpitations/sob/chest pain/dizziness/or nothing.  Is this SVT or A-Fib? Hint! Today we are talking about SVT. Bedside Checklist Take off clothing waist up. Put on a hospital gown. Immediately place pulse ox, leads, and bp cuff – in that order. If oxygenation is… Read More 003 Hello Modified Valsalva Maneuver. Good-Bye Ice. Adenosine, Take a Backseat.

001 Your Standards Are Too High!

Welcome to the very first episode of the Resus Nurse Podcast! Spoiler alert: The goal is elevate emergency nursing, so we are practicing at the highest level in order to achieve the BEST outcome for our patients—no matter what the situation presents. Nursing care in the ED matters! The “real care” starts in our EDs, not after a… Read More 001 Your Standards Are Too High!