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
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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
2
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
3
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
4
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
5
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
6
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
7
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
8
LGBTQ+ Inclusive Care, Part 1 Personal Experiences
This is the first of two episodes highlighting ac…
46 min
9
Pennsylvania’s Dental Deserts: Preventative Ora...
In this episode, we venture to Pennsylvania’s Coa…
21 min
10
Sanctuary Farm Nursing In The Open Air
In this episode, we speak to Andrea Vettori, a nu…
16 min
11
Moving the Needle on Nurse Practitioner Educati...
In this episode, we spend time with Dr. Barbara T…
32 min
12
More Research Needed To Advance School Nursing
At the Core of Care is back with a new special se…
16 min
13
School Nurses’ Resilience Through The COVID - 1...
At the Core of Care is back with a new special se…
39 min
14
What’s Next For The Future Of Nursing?
We are excited to announce that At the Core of Ca…
45 min
15
Vaccine Confidence Identifying Trusted Messengers
Vaccine Confidence: Identifying Trusted Messenger…
37 min
16
Sharing Your Vaccination Experience
Sharing Your Vaccination Experience is the fifth …
41 min
17
Vaccine Confidence Community Partnerships Acces...
Vaccine Confidence: Community Partnerships & Acce…
31 min
18
Vaccine Confidence: Building Trust
Vaccine Confidence: Building Trust is the third e…
36 min
19
Vaccine Hesitancy: Is Healthcare Listening?
Vaccine Hesitancy: Is Healthcare Listening? is th…
32 min
20
Vaccine Confidence: Nurses Turn Skepticism Into...
Vaccine Confidence: Nurses Turn Skepticism Into A…
35 min
21
Nurses Cultivating Patient-Centered Care
The National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC) is …
32 min
22
Empowering Nurses To Change Public Policy
Last year, nurses joined with other advocates in …
25 min
23
Examining the Impact of COVID on Community Heal...
During Part 2 of our series highlighting communit…
19 min
24
Examining the Impact of COVID on Community Heal...
This is the first of two episodes highlighting co…
29 min
25
Preventing SIDS With Cribs
In this episode, we learn how nurses play a key r…
13 min
26
Nursing Student Perspective of COVID-19
In this special episode, we speak to Ana Pichardo…
10 min
27
Refugee Healthcare Up-Close, Part 2: Lancaster
This story is the second of two episodes that foc…
42 min
28
Building Resiliency In The Nursing Workforce
In this special episode, we speak to Jillian Bird…
12 min
29
Social Justice in Nursing
It is an unprecedented time to be entering the fi…
14 min
30
School Nurses And Their Role During COVID-19
In this special episode, we hear how school nurse…
17 min
31
Refugee Healthcare Up-Close, Part 1: Erie
In this episode, we travel to Erie, Pennsylvania …
48 min
32
Resiliency in Nursing Through COVID-19
In this special episode we speak to Jennifer Gil,…
11 min
33
COVID-19 Special Episodes Promo
More than ever, we’re hearing stories about nurse…
1 min
34
Immigrant Healthcare in Chester County
This episode features stories of migrant farmwork…
36 min
35
Bodies and Barriers: LGBT Health Equity
Listen to our interview with Adrian Shanker, Foun…
23 min
36
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners
This episode takes a look at Sexual Assault Nurse…
54 min
37
The Fight for Full Practice Authority in Pennsy...
Nurse practitioners are educated and trained to p…
31 min
38
Breastfeeding Support at the Philadelphia Nurse...
The Philadelphia Nurse-Family Partnership is an e…
33 min
39
Pediatric Home Care for Medically Complex Children
This episode focuses on the unique challenges of …
48 min
40
Introducing At the Core of Care
Nurses have a bigger impact in our lives than mos…
7 min