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The Gritty Nurse Podcast

Jun 17, 2021

How do we begin to become allies with Indigenous, Metis and First Nation People? What does it look like, and how does it feel being an indigenous healthcare provider or travelling healthcare education as an indigenous person?

In this episode, Amie and Sara sit down to talk with Rachael Radyk, a registered practical...


Jun 10, 2021

Healthcare providers don't always have healthy coping mechanisms. I know, I know...we are all feeling like the gas tank is on empty. But what if we gave you some things you can do, TODAY to help reduce some of the mental health stress you are facing? We sit down and talk with Dr. Jason Harley, whose research aims...


Jun 3, 2021

What do you get when you mix high intelligence, a scientific sexual health guru, name-taking, health misinformation-busting, and a highly empowered woman? You get Dr. Jen Gunter. Amie and Sara sit down to talk to the one and only badass, sexual health disrupter Dr. Gunter about her new book, “The Menopause...


May 27, 2021

In this episode, Amie and Sara discuss the funny and ugly truths  related to relationship dynamic between nursing and residents physicians on the unit. We ask the residents 3 questions:

1. 80 hr work week, are you for real?

2. Do nurses eat their residents too?

3. Will the real doctor please stand up? 

The residents ask...


May 20, 2021

In this short but quickie (lol) episode, Amie and Sara talk about how “unsexy “nursing and healthcare actually is. We debunk the myths related to the “sexy nurse” and discuss the history behind the idea of a sexy nurse. We discuss how we can change the narrative of what the nursing profession image should...