Lighting Your Way Podcast
Episode 5.7 Be Like Murph
This week, we’re celebrating — and learning from Maryellen Murphy, RN, BSN, CCCP, who is retiring after 44 years in nursing. Find out what we mean when we say “Be Like Murph!”
Episode 5.6 Nurse’s Month Interview With Betty Long
To celebrate Nurse’s Month, Rebecca Rivkin-Czarkowski is turning the tables and interviewing host Betty about the start of Guardian Nurses, nursing, and entrepreneurship.
Heart Scans Save Lives
Six years ago, IUPAT District Council 21 Fund Administrator Mike Previtera had a heart scan that saved his life, but not in the expected way. Learn more about the many benefits of this non-invasive test from him and Rebecca Rivkin-Czarkowski, RN, BSN, MPH, of Guardian Nurses.
This week, Hip-Hop Artist and Stetsasonic Drummer Bobby Simmons talks about being hospitalized for diverticulitis surgery and how Guardian Nurse Michelle Agnese helped him recover.
Episode 5.3 Epilepsy Advocacy
This week, we talk to the amazing Colleen Quinn, a New Jersey mom who worked to get a Seizure Safe Schools law passed in her state when her son Paul was diagnosed with Epilepsy.
Episode 5.2 – What is Palliative Care?
This week, Betty talks to two nursing colleagues about the confusion surrounding palliative care, a valuable and life-enhancing service not synonymous with hospice care.
Season 5, Episode 1
Season 5 starts with a cautionary tale about how getting a second opinion saved a man from getting an unnecessary procedure from an ethically questionable doctor.
Dr. Susan Hunt
For our final episode of season four, we talk to clinical psychologist Dr. Susan Hunt about strategies to get through the holidays — which can be a stressful time for many of us.
When healthcare systems break down, the consequences can be catastrophic. This week Betty speaks to Renee Pedro, a cancer patient who was taken to the ER by ambulance and left to sit for two days. Sadly, her experience is not unique.
Betty and Jeneane Fitzmaurice, RN, BSN, talk about healthy strategies for people with diabetes during the sugar-filled holiday season. Good advice for everyone hoping for a healthier holiday!
Guardian Nurses Monica Nash and Lori Rivkin
What happens when your health insurance denies a claim? Can you fight back? Yes (!) say Guardian Nurses Monica Nash, RN, BSN and Lori Rivkin, RN, BSN in this week’s podcast.
What’s shingles? Who is likely to get it? Who should get the vaccine? This week, Betty talks to Briana Coughlin, PharmD., to learn all about it.