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How Not to Kill Your Patient

Feb 8, 2024

This episode of HNTKYP takes a no-holds-barred look at burnout among emergency nurses, and it's not for the faint of heart. We're getting real about the brutal reality of the emergency department, where the relentless pressure cooks even the toughest among us. We talk about how burnout not only affects the nurse, but...

Jan 14, 2024

Understanding how to prioritize patient care is essential, particularly for new ER nurses. This HNTKYP episode offers a systematic approach to assessing and managing a typical patient assignment ranging from four to six individuals. We delve into the critical nature of effective report-giving and receiving,...

Dec 22, 2023

In this episode, Kevin makes it back from the brink of death from the deadly "man flu." Just kidding, but he really was sick, and it inspired this week's topic on the respiratory season.

We cover some of the most prevalent viral respiratory diseases and how to prevent them.  We discuss red flags that may signify that...

Oct 12, 2023

In this episode, Kevin and Dr. Wolf explore the scary task of triaging a pediatric patient.   We will discuss the differences in completing a pediatric triage.  We will talk about common emergencies by age and the fine art of a pediatric assessment.  

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Sep 5, 2023

In this "intoxicating" episode of HNTKYP, Kevin McFarlane and Dr. Lisa Wolf explore the challenges of triaging intoxicated patients in the emergency department. They emphasize that managing intoxicated patients is far more complex than often perceived. The discussion includes intoxication as either a primary issue or...