Back at it with Flight Nurse Extraordinaire, Aries Gum

Today I sit back down with Aries Gum, Flight Nurse and Assistant Nurse Manager at Airlift NW. We catch up on his last year and any lessons learned along the way. Of course, Covid-19 has impacted his area of the medical field, as he is often transporting positive patients to a higher level of care.…

Safe Patient Ratios, Nursing Unions and the Myth of the Nursing Shortage – An Interview with Nurse Erica and Nurse Nander of the Last Pizza Party Movement

Today I sit down with the co-founders of the Last Pizza Party Movement, Nurse Erica and Nurse Nander. This nurse advocacy movement and non profit was born out of the Covid-19 pandemic. “The Last Pizza Party is dedicated to ensuring safer workplaces for healthcare providers, safer care for patients through legislation, and educating providers on…

Life as a STAT Nurse – An Interview with Retired Nurse Eileen Thompson

On today’s show, I interview Eileen Thompson, a retired nurse with 43 years of experience! We discuss her incredible nursing career with candor and humor. She was a STAT nurse for last part of her nursing career, where she was regularly responding to in-house emergencies, helping nurses and physicians deliver the safest care possible and…

Who is the host of Found Down?

  Who is the host of this podcast? Hey, what is up? I figure I would share a bit about me, my nursing career and other deets. I’m a second degree nurse. In my mid 20s, I had a job that zapped my spirit just enough for me to wake up and start over. At…