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The Gritty Nurse Podcast

Jul 30, 2020

Amie and Sara talk about how the world has changed and our personal stories since the pandemic started in March 2020. 

We discuss hotspots, our personal experience with schools and business shutting down, working from home, random supply shortages. We chat about anti-maskers and dealing with people whose comfort level...

Jul 23, 2020

In this episode, we take a dive into politics and healthcare with Natalia Kusendova, who is a nurse turned politician, and Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) in Ontario representing Mississauga Centre. 

We ask Natalia about her journey to becoming a politician, and Bill 124 which caps the wages of 1.2 million public...

Jul 9, 2020

Amie and Sara chat with Matt, who identifies as a gay black male nurse.

We talk about why he got into nursing, what it's like working with women and what he can "get away" with. 

We discuss recent political and racial issues, discrimination, and white fragility. Matt shares personal stories of stereotyping, harassment,...

Jul 2, 2020

In this episode Amie and Sara take a look into what it's like to be a male nurse. Robert Vaughan is a nurse practitioner, US Navy veteran, and creator of #meninnursing, a Twitter page dedicated to supporting and promoting men in nursing.

They discuss his journey to becoming a nurse, experience in nursing school, and...