Top 3 Nursing Podcasts
Categories: Travel Nursing

Like any travel nurse, you’re always on the go and might not have the time to sit down and read a book. When we’re on the move, whether it’s commuting or taking a stroll around a new neighborhood, we like to pop in our headphones and get lost in some of our favorite podcasts. 

The Nurse Keith Show 

“Helping you create the most satisfying nursing career and life possible.”

The Nurse Keith Show, hosted by Keith Carlson, is an engaging, thought-provoking show that is perfect for the 21st-century nurse who wants to hear and learn about all things nursing from a two-decade veteran in the field. Each ~one hour episode explores career development, entrepreneurship, personal growth, and many other key items to being a successful nurse. 

Along with his own nursing knowledge, Nurse Keith brings on a variety of guests including nurses, nurse entrepreneurs, and even people outside of the nursing industry.  

About the Host: 

Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC and Board-Certified holistic career coach, is the host of the popular, advice-packed, podcast, The Nurse Keith Show. Keith has been a nurse since 1996 and has done everything from home health to nursing education. Along with multiple nursing certifications, Keith has certifications in Swedish Massage, Kripalu Yoga, and Laughter Yoga. Prior to his career in nursing, Keith was enrolled in art school in the early 1980s. 

A peek into a few of the episodes:

  1. The Bedrock of Positive Workplace Culture
  2. Making Career Change with Consciousness, Clarity, and Integrity
  3. Empowering Nurses’ Net Worth Through Knowledge and Wealth-Building

FreshRN is a website providing newly licensed nurses educational materials to help them excel in their careers from the early stages. Founder and Nurse Educator, Kati Kleber has now taken her knowledge to the podcast world. 

The FreshRn podcast brings in a multitude of hosts, including other experienced nurses from, who share their own experiences from their first year as a nurse. Episode topics include orientation, code blues, time management, patient deaths, and more. 

About the Host: 

Kati Kebler, MSN RN, is the founder and nurse educator behind FreshRN. She started her nursing career in 2010 and has experience in cardiac med-surg, stepdown, and neurocritical care. She’s a national speaker and has been featured on the Today Show, Dr. Oz, and NPR, among several others. 

A peek into a few of the episodes: 

  1. Dealing with Difficult Patients and Families
  2. Work-Life Balance
  3. Dealing with Negative Unit Culture, Nurse Bullies, and Confrontation 

The Happy Traveler 

What would our podcast list be without at least one travel nurse podcast? The Happy Traveler, hosted by Nurse Kelly, is a podcast for traveling healthcare workers. This podcast brings the newest updates in the healthcare field and healthcare staffing. 

A peek inside a few of the episodes:

  1. Taking Time Off as a Travel Nurse 
  2. Why Every Nurse Should Try Travel Nursing 
  3. The First Two Years of Travel Nursing


When you’re on your next adventure, download one of these podcasts and let us know which one is your favorite. In the meantime, we want to know – what nursing podcast are you currently listening to? Comment below! 


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