Nursing is a busy, always-changing profession, and many nurses can find themselves struggling to stay aware of the latest innovations and trends. Finding time for professional development or continuing education can be difficult.
Nursing podcasts can be a great way for nurses and nursing students to learn more about trends in the field, new research, personal perspectives and more. Listening during a commute or a break can be a strong way to build knowledge.
It can be challenging to find the best, most up-to-date nursing podcasts—fortunately, our list below can help.
Nursing Podcasts to Listen To
American Family Physician (AFP) Podcast
Host(s): Various hosts
Description: AFP hosts cover key evidence-based learning points featured in each issue of the American Family Physician publication. Each episode includes brief summaries of articles and other features.
Description: This show calls itself “one part lighthearted and fun, one part deep and thought provoking.” It is hosted by Tina Vinsant, a registered nurse at a Level I trauma center who uses true crime and hot-topic stories to educate and encourage nurses.
Description: Johns Hopkins serves up a podcast about the latest in health and medical-related news, hosted by Elizabeth Tracey. It’s designed for people who want to be as informed as possible regarding health care.
Description: Real Talk School of Nursing host (and registered nurse) Michael Smith touches on topics about nursing school experiences and all that goes along with it. Guest content from nursing school listeners is encouraged.
Description: This podcast about nursing and other health specialties is produced by SAGE, a leading international publisher of books, journals and electronic media for academic, educational and professional markets.