Do you commute to your travel nursing placement? Whether your commute is 10 minutes or an hour, you might want to have some entertainment while you drive. If you’re a fan of podcasts, why not try some medical podcasts to hold your attention? Here are five great suggestions:

1. This Won’t Hurt a Bit

This witty podcast provides insights from various corners of the medical field. Each episode looks at a fascinating story from the world of medicine and history and explains how those stories have shaped the way we approach medicine and healthcare today.

2. Nursing Uncensored

This podcast is, as the name suggests, uncensored. While it’s not for the faint of heart, Nursing Uncensored deftly uses comedy to tackle heavy subjects in the world of nursing. It’s a great listen if you want a laugh while also diving into some of the greatest challenges of the profession.

3. Good Nurse Bad Nurse

Each episode of Good Nurse Bad Nurse gives you two stories, one dark and mysterious and the other inspirational, each told by the two podcast hosts (Registered Nurses themselves). You’ll get an insider’s perspective on how similar situations can result in vastly different outcomes in the world of medicine.

4. Your Next Shift: A Nursing Career Podcast

Your Next Shift is the most practical podcast on our list. It offers lots of hands-on tactics for the working nurse; you’ll get access to episodes about everything from avoiding burnout to handling workplace conflict. It’s a great listen for those who want to bolster their formal education and work experience with practical tips and tricks to survive and thrive in your career.

5. Science Vs.

Are you tired of telling patients that essential oils aren’t helping them? You might become a fan of Science Vs. This podcast uses research and interviews to dispel popular myths and misconceptions; subjects range from climate change to anti-vaxxers. It’s not always specifically medical-based but it has plenty of episodes that nurses would find interesting.

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