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Follow Wellness Warriors on your favorite podcast app so you can focus on your patients and their care and remember, if you are an RN, you can receive Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD) Contact Hours.


About Wellness Warriors

The only podcast where frontline nurses can earn Nursing Continuing Professional Development Contact Hours on the go!*

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Latest Episode

020: The Importance of On-Site Supporters with Brandi Peachey

Even the most ingenious project can’t succeed if the people on the ground aren’t willing to implement it. That’s why it’s so important to find stakeholders, fellow nurses, and other staff members in the clinic setting who truly believe in your project. These on-site champions are the key to a successful, impactful project.

In this episode, we’re talking with Brandi Peachey, Penn State pediatric ICU nurse and undergraduate nursing instructor. She’s sharing her experience working with adolescents to detect early signs of substance abuse. Plus, she’s explaining why it’s so important to find an on-site champion to ensure the success of your project.

What’s in this episode:

  • How to use the CRAFT screening method when working with adolescents

  • The value of getting stakeholder and staff support for your projects

  • How Brandi worked with on-site nurses to keep her project going during COVID

  • Why it’s so important to identify possible substance abuse risks early

  • Why having an on-site practice champion is key to a successful project

  • How meeting one-on-one with adolescent patients inspires openness and honesty

  • How to find balance between busy work and home lives

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Jane Silver-Hoff
DNP, CNS-Perinatal, RN
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Kristen A. Bransby,

Hi I’m Jane and this is Kristen and we have been on the frontline and seen the struggles nurses go through, which is why we created Wellness Warriors. In this podcast, we bring on guests to provide cutting evidence-based information to keep nurses up to date while on the go so you can focus on your patients and their care. Stay tuned for the end to find out how to earn Nursing Continuing Professional Development credits as an RN for listening!

* Funding for this Podcast was made available by The Mentor-Facilitated Training Award Dissemination Project funded by NIDA CTN DI in partnership with the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).