Podcasts

Time is a limited resource. Many of us are busy, always on the go, and might not have the time to read about the latest in quality improvement.

If that sounds like you, we have something for you: podcasts! We have created podcasts that you can use to flex your thinking muscles while on the go. Our podcasts cover a wide variety of topics, including overcoming COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, tips for nursing home leadership, patient safety and many others!

Check out a few of our most recent podcasts below.

Health Equity Moments: Health Equity and Aging in the LGBTQ+ Community

In this episode, Telligen & ATW hear from SAGECare team members Nic Watson (he, him), Managing Director of Social Enterprise and Sadiya Abjani (she, her), Director of Training and Instructional Design. SAGECare is the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives and health outcomes of LGBTQ+ older adults. The organization was founded in 1978 in New York with the idea that “if nobody takes care of us, we must take care of each other.” SAGECare provides LGBTQ+ competency training and consulting on LGBTQ+ aging issues to service providers in the U.S. and internationally. SAGECare offers the added benefit that qualifying agencies may receive a national credential to highlight the percentage of staff trained.

Shine a Light on Stigma: Series

New episodes every month!

This collaborative series was developed by Superior Health Quality Alliance and Telligen in an effort to reduce stigma related to Substance Use Disorder (SUD) by addressing and understanding that SUD is a chronic condition and not a moral failing. 

In this episode co-hosts Brittany Rodriguez (Telligen) and Mia Croyle (Superior Health) share their personal experiences with SUD in a healthcare setting and they reflect on pivotal moments that shifted their perspectives on SUD by confronting their own biases.

TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains references to gun violence, suicide, and opioid overdose.

In this episode co-hosts Brittany Rodriguez (Telligen) and Mia Croyle (Superior Health) share resources that are readily available and accessible that aim to help individuals commit to eliminating the stigma surrounding substance abuse. You can access Superior Health’s resources mentioned in this podcast, as well as Telligen’s Resource Card.

In this episode, Telligen’s Brittany Rodriguez and Superior Health’s Mia Croyle welcome guest Denton Chancey, PharmD, as he shares personal stories and professional history of the evolution and real-life effects of opioid prescribing guidelines and substance use disorder treatment. 

In this episode, Telligen’s Brittany Rodriguez and Superior Health’s Mia Croyle welcome Gresha Eberly, a Certified Peer Recovery Coach and public advocate with almost 10 years in recovery. Gresha shares her lived and professional experience with de-stigmatizing addiction treatment within health care settings.

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In this episode, Telligen’s Brittany Rodriguez and Superior Health’s Mia Croyle talk with Drew Cook, executive director and board president of Shred the Stigma, a harm-reduction nonprofit based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma about their work eliminating stigma and creating positive health outcomes in the community.

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In this episode, part one of a two-part conversation, emergency medicine physician and opioid use disorder (OUD) expert Dr. Bobby Redwood talks with Telligen’s Brittany Rodriguez and Superior Health’s Mia Croyle about the overlap of emergency and preventive medicine and the role of the emergency department in offering stigma-free services and resources to help people with OUD achieve recovery.

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In this episode, part two of our two-part conversation with emergency medicine physician and opioid use disorder (OUD) expert Dr. Bobby Redwood, Telligen’s Brittany Rodriguez, and Superior Health’s Mia Croyle talk with Dr. Redwood about the challenges, strategies and resources to bring stigma-free, person-centered language to daily interactions with patients with OUD in health care settings.  

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In this episode, Telligen’s Brittany Rodriguez and Superior Health’s Mia Croyle welcome Janice and Darren, who, after the overdose death of their son Andrew, began working in their community to de-stigmatize addiction and prevent overdose emergencies.

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A note about our content. This episode contains a discussion of childhood trauma and violence as well as a description of an opioid overdose event.

In this episode, Telligen’s Brittany Rodriguez and Superior Health’s Mia Croyle welcome Sara Jesse, community health manager for public health for Sauk County, Wisconsin. Sara shared her personal connection to the issue, having lost her sister to opioid overdose, and her commitment to healing and reducing stigma. The conversation concluded with a discussion on the connection between trauma and stigma. The participants emphasized the need to challenge stigma, the impact of external factors on personal choices and outcomes, and the role of empathy and understanding in addressing substance use disorders.

In this episode, Brittany Rodriguez from Telligen and Mia Croyle from Superior Health welcome back Sara Jesse, community health manager for public health in Sauk County, Wisconsin. Sara shares some best practices, resources needed, and the steps required to engage the community to create an environment that is conducive to people in recovery. 

In this episode, Brittany Rodriguez from Telligen and Mia Croyle from Superior Health welcome RoseAnna Milanovic, MA, MS, senior quality improvement facilitator at Telligen. RoseAnna shares her work developing nursing home behavioral health programs, which included substance use and opioid use disorder services and training to ensure staff understand how to approach residents with empathy rather than judgment. 

Staff Stability with Dr. Amy Garcia (Part 1)

(Published on 3/12/21)

Join us in a conversation with Dr. Amy Garcia, Associate Clinical Faculty and Director of Practice at the University of Kansas School of Nursing, and Amy Stewart, Vice President of Education and Certification Strategy for the American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN), about building resiliency for nurses and long-term care organizations.

This three-part podcast series features early findings from the University of Kansas COVID-19 Impact on Nurses Study which began in May 2020 and continues today.

Part 1 examines the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on nurses and highlights the critical need for building resiliency.

Staff Stability with Dr. Amy Garcia (Part 2)

(Published on 3/12/21)

Join us in a conversation with Dr. Amy Garcia, Associate Clinical Faculty and Director of Practice at the University of Kansas School of Nursing, and Amy Stewart, Vice President of Education and Certification Strategy for the American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN), about building resiliency for nurses and long-term care organizations.

This three-part podcast series features early findings from the University of Kansas COVID-19 Impact on Nurses Study which began in May 2020 and continues today.

Part 2 focuses on specific actions listeners can take to build individual resilience.

Staff Stability with Dr. Amy Garcia (Part 3)

(Published on 3/12/21)

Join us in a conversation with Dr. Amy Garcia, Associate Clinical Faculty and Director of Practice at the University of Kansas School of Nursing, and Amy Stewart, Vice President of Education and Certification Strategy for the American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN), about building resiliency for nurses and long-term care organizations.

This three-part podcast series features early findings from the University of Kansas COVID-19 Impact on Nurses Study which began in May 2020 and continues today.

Part 3 discusses strategies to build a resilient culture in long-term care.

What’s New in Our Discussions About COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

(Published on 2/12/21)

We sat down with Dr. Leslie Eber and addressed the question, What’s New in Our Discussions About COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy? In this podcast, Dr. Eber shares insight on how to recognize vaccine hesitancy and provides advice on how to best understand and educate patients with concerns related to the vaccine.

COVID Fatigued? Staff Resiliency is as easy as 1, 2, 3 with Dr. Lea Watson

(Published on 12/18/20)

This podcast is an excerpt from Telligen QI Connect’s COVID-19 in Long Term Care Office Hour event with Dr. Lea Watson, which took place on November 19, 2020.

In this four minute clip, Dr. Watson shares the practice of “3 Good Things, Increased Resiliency as Easy as 1,2,3”, and shares her own silver lining experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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