At the Core of Care

At the Core of Care shares the incredible stories of nurses in Pennsylvania and the people that they help. Learn about innovative ways that nurses are making a difference in so many lives every day. This podcast was created by the Pennsylvania Action Coalition.

Health & Fitness
Medicine
1
Why a Red State and a Blue State Made the Same ...
This is Part 2 of our special two-part series about scope of practice regulations for nurse practitioners (NPs).
41 min
2
Award-Winning Pennsylvania Nurse Stymied by Ant...
This is Part 1 of our special two-part series about scope of practice regulations for nurse practitioners (NPs).
22 min
3
Leveraging Nurse Volunteers to Combat Vaccine M...
In this episode, we speak with Garrett Chan. He’s the nurse leader behind HealthImpact, which is a California-based organization that has driven workforce development innovations within nursing.
26 min
4
Trust a Nurse, Ask a Nurse: Building Vaccine Co...
As part of our Special Report series, we shift our focus from nursing burnout to an innovative nurse-based initiative to build vaccine confidence in California.
14 min
5
Burnout at a Systems-Level
As part of our Special Report series, we continue with our coverage of different nursing views on the impact of burnout and how to address it. In this episode, we hear from Dr. Dewi Brown-DeVeaux about burnout at a systems-level and how it influences vaccine confidence at this point in the pandemic.
30 min
6
Burnout or Burndown? How to Support Health Prof...
As part of our Special Report series, our next two episodes feature different nursing views on the impact of burnout and how to address it.
27 min
7
Cultivating Support, Resilience and Retention f...
Continuing our Special Report series with COVID-19 pandemic coverage, we speak with Dr. Paula Milone-Nuzzo about the current workforce crisis in health care.
33 min
8
Navigating Vaccination Efforts: Lessons Learned...
In this episode, we hear from Carl Hinson and Maria Saldiva. They share their latest insights, lessons learned, and current approaches to navigating vaccination efforts in Texas and Hawai’i.
38 min
9
Diabetes Management in Rural Health Care Settin...
In this episode, we learn about Coal Country’s best practices around telehealth and patient education for diabetes prevention and self-management, as well as barriers patients might encounter around technology and transportation within a rural health care setting.
39 min
10
Expansion of Community-Based Interventions for HCV
In this this episode, we focus on community-based hepatitis interventions for the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and learn more about one of Philadelphia’s efforts where nurses and patient navigators collaborate to test and treat HCV. To dive into this topic, we’re joined by Bibbi Stokes, an Infectious Diseases Nurse Manager and experienced Population Health Manager at Public Health Management Corporation.
23 min
11
Housing is Health: COVID-19 Testing and Vaccina...
In this episode, we speak with registered nurses, JoAnne Ivory and Dora Loya from TCA Health.
31 min
12
Housing is Health: La Maestra Community Health ...
As part of our Access to Care series, our coverage continues with a special focus on housing and health. In this episode, we speak with Zara Marselian and Javier Rodriguez from La Maestra Community Health Centers in San Diego.
38 min
13
Social Safety Net: How Nurses and Lawyers Colla...
In this episode, we delve into a range of issues related to clients from the National Nurse-Led Care Consortium’s (NNCC) nursing initiatives, Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) and Nursing Legal Partnership (NLP), including pregnancy work discrimination, the absence of paid parental leave, challenges with accessing COVID-era unemployment assistance, and the impacts of these factors on maternal and child health.
29 min
14
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners: Support and Sta...
*This episode contains content that may be alarming to some listeners including descriptions of sexual assault and traumatic events. Listener discretion is advised.
26 min
15
LGBTQ+ Inclusive Care, Part 2: Discussing Equit...
This is the second episode of our special coverage about equitable access to healthcare, specifically LGTBQ+ inclusive care. Part 2 features an in-depth conversation with Dr. Rachel Levine, United States Assistant Secretary for Health and Adrian Shanker, Founder and Executive Director of the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center.
28 min
16
LGBTQ+ Inclusive Care, Part 1 Personal Experiences
This is the first of two episodes highlighting ac…
46 min
17
Pennsylvania’s Dental Deserts: Preventative Ora...
In this episode, we venture to Pennsylvania’s Coa…
21 min
18
Sanctuary Farm Nursing In The Open Air
In this episode, we speak to Andrea Vettori, a nu…
16 min
19
Moving the Needle on Nurse Practitioner Educati...
In this episode, we spend time with Dr. Barbara T…
32 min
20
More Research Needed To Advance School Nursing
At the Core of Care is back with a new special se…
16 min
21
School Nurses’ Resilience Through The COVID - 1...
At the Core of Care is back with a new special se…
39 min
22
What’s Next For The Future Of Nursing?
We are excited to announce that At the Core of Ca…
45 min
23
Vaccine Confidence Identifying Trusted Messengers
Vaccine Confidence: Identifying Trusted Messenger…
37 min
24
Sharing Your Vaccination Experience
Sharing Your Vaccination Experience is the fifth …
41 min
25
Vaccine Confidence Community Partnerships Acces...
Vaccine Confidence: Community Partnerships & Acce…
31 min
26
Vaccine Confidence: Building Trust
Vaccine Confidence: Building Trust is the third e…
36 min
27
Vaccine Hesitancy: Is Healthcare Listening?
Vaccine Hesitancy: Is Healthcare Listening? is th…
32 min
28
Vaccine Confidence: Nurses Turn Skepticism Into...
Vaccine Confidence: Nurses Turn Skepticism Into A…
35 min
29
Nurses Cultivating Patient-Centered Care
The National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC) is …
32 min
30
Empowering Nurses To Change Public Policy
Last year, nurses joined with other advocates in …
25 min
31
Examining the Impact of COVID on Community Heal...
During Part 2 of our series highlighting communit…
19 min
32
Examining the Impact of COVID on Community Heal...
This is the first of two episodes highlighting co…
29 min
33
Preventing SIDS With Cribs
In this episode, we learn how nurses play a key r…
13 min
34
Nursing Student Perspective of COVID-19
In this special episode, we speak to Ana Pichardo…
10 min
35
Refugee Healthcare Up-Close, Part 2: Lancaster
This story is the second of two episodes that foc…
42 min
36
Building Resiliency In The Nursing Workforce
In this special episode, we speak to Jillian Bird…
12 min
37
Social Justice in Nursing
It is an unprecedented time to be entering the fi…
14 min
38
School Nurses And Their Role During COVID-19
In this special episode, we hear how school nurse…
17 min
39
Refugee Healthcare Up-Close, Part 1: Erie
In this episode, we travel to Erie, Pennsylvania …
48 min
40
Resiliency in Nursing Through COVID-19
In this special episode we speak to Jennifer Gil,…
11 min
41
COVID-19 Special Episodes Promo
More than ever, we’re hearing stories about nurse…
1 min
42
Immigrant Healthcare in Chester County
This episode features stories of migrant farmwork…
36 min
43
Bodies and Barriers: LGBT Health Equity
Listen to our interview with Adrian Shanker, Foun…
23 min
44
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners
This episode takes a look at Sexual Assault Nurse…
54 min
45
Breastfeeding Support at the Philadelphia Nurse...
The Philadelphia Nurse-Family Partnership is an e…
33 min
46
The Fight for Full Practice Authority in Pennsy...
Nurse practitioners are educated and trained to p…
31 min
47
Pediatric Home Care for Medically Complex Children
This episode focuses on the unique challenges of …
48 min
48
Introducing At the Core of Care
Nurses have a bigger impact in our lives than mos…
7 min