Christina Berge comes from a long family line of RN's. Though she obtained her undergrad degree in Psychology, she achieved her master's degree in nursing and went on to level up to become a Family Nurse Practitioner. She honed her craft and was put to the test during Covid 19. She shares her nursing journey with us and talks about different specialties in nursing.
Though she's taking a break from nursing she agreed to share her educational journey thru nursing as well as give us a deep dive into what it was like to be in hospital as an RN at the height of the pandemic and challenges of caring for extremely sick patients. Hear what it was really like for the RN's, doctors and patients from someone who was there. Christina did the show in the fall of 2022. Join us for this compelling interview.
01.25 Guest introduction.
02.00 Background on Christina.
02.50 Why she chose a career in Nursing.
06.38 Hospital (OJT) on the job training.
07.53 Different RN specialties to from which to choose.
09.40 Caring for patients day-to-day pre COVID-19.
14.43 How caring for Covid-19 patients affected her.
22.45 Dealing with the stress of working in a pandemic.
26.59 How she put compassion back into caring for patients.
27.20 Christina's breaking point and transitioning out of nursing.
28.30 The shortage of RN's and ongoing training.
31.16 Educating others on the day-to-day of hospital medical professionals.
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