Good Nurse Bad Nurse
Good First Black Female Doctor Bad Doctor Coppolino

Good First Black Female Doctor Bad Doctor Coppolino

September 17, 2020

This week Mike with Simple Nursing is back to co-host another episode. Together he and Tina tell the story of a chiropractor from Florida who decided he didn’t like the 4,000 per month alimony he was ordered to pay after his divorce was final. As a side note, they discuss a high-profile case of a famous model who suffered a stroke after having a neck adjustment. Was her stroke caused by the adjustment? They close the show with a heartwarming story of two doctors who wrote a children’s book to help children of color from areas hit hard by COVID-19 to have a better understanding of the pandemic.

 

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Credits

https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-2000-12-02-0012020286-story.html

https://newsroom.uvahealth.com/2020/05/20/uva-doctors-honored-for-covid-19-childrens-book/

 

Good Nurse Jean Williams Bad Selena Nurse

Good Nurse Jean Williams Bad Selena Nurse

September 9, 2020

This week Tina is once again joined by fellow nursing podcaster Chelsea with Deuso Dishes Crime Podcast. Together they tell the incredibly tragic story of Selena, the singer from Texas who was the sweetheart of Tejano music. Selena was the victim of a crazed fan who managed to become president of Selena's fan club and even ran her boutique business. They close the show with the story of a sweet nurse from Connecticut who just happened to have the courage to become the first Black nurse in the hospital where she was hired over 30 years ago.

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Credits

https://www.biography.com/musician/selena

http://connecticut.news12.com/story/39919943/woman-honored-for-work-as-nurse-during-black-history-month-event

 

Good Nurse Mabel Staupers Bad Psych Nurse

Good Nurse Mabel Staupers Bad Psych Nurse

September 3, 2020

This week to celebrate the 100th episode of Good Nurse Bad Nurse Tina and Kiki will have a bonus discussion at the end of the episode about New Grads! But first, they discuss the absolutely horrifying story of a psych nurse who was suffering from mental illness himself and spent years tormenting his coworkers. Denis Czajkowski became so paranoid of his coworkers and his boss in particular that it eventually lead to him going back to the hospital where he was fired and holding two women hostage for two days. The good nurse story is about an amazing and courageous woman who didn't like the military's policy of having a limit of how many black nurses were allowed to serve..so she did something about it. They close the show with a special 30 minute discussion dedicated to new grads! Be sure and let us know what you think!

 

The week's episode is sponsored by Trusted Health! They are a different kind of nurse travel agency. If you're even a little curious about travel nursing and want to support our podcast, go to trustedhealth.com/goodnurse and fill out a profile today!

Credits

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/standoff-ends-in-death/

http://ojin.nursingworld.org/FunctionalMenuCategories/AboutANA/Honoring-Nurses/NationalAwardsProgram/HallofFame/19962000Inductees/stauperm5584.html

 

Good First Black Doctor Bad Doctor Charles Friedgood

Good First Black Doctor Bad Doctor Charles Friedgood

August 28, 2020

This week Q the Nurse is back to join Tina in telling the story of Dr. Charles Friedgood. Friedgood was a doctor who spent his whole life manipulating people to get what he wanted. Just when you think he couldn't get any more despicable, he does something else until he finally does something so egregious even he couldn't get away with it. They close the show with the story of Dr. James McCune Smith, who was the first Black man to hold a medical degree in America.

This episode is sponsored by Trusted Health. If you're even a little curious about traveling nursing, please go to https://www.trustedhealth.com/goodnurse and see what opportunities are out there!

Credits

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcvMdrFdMak

https://www.nyhistory.org/web/africanfreeschool/bios/james-mccune-smith.html

https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/district-courts/FSupp2/51/327/2496965/

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/28/nyregion/dr-charles-friedgood-dead.html

Good Bedside Nurse Bad Nurse Assistant

Good Bedside Nurse Bad Nurse Assistant

August 13, 2020

Kiki is back once again to co-host with Tina. Together they tell the incredibly disturbing story of Cathy Wood and Gwendolyn Graham. Cathy and Gwendolyn were two nurse techs who had some horrific games they liked to play together that involved the elderly patients they were supposed to be caring for at the the nursing home where they worked together. They close the show with a different kind of good nurse story. Our good nurse this week had the courage to stand up to a patient who requested to not have a black nurse caring for her. Teoka Williams was working as a bedside nurse when a patient complained about having a black nurse. When Ms. Williams complained about the incident she was reassigned to a different patient and was told the patient had the right to refuse care for whatever reason.

Good Veterinarian Bad Veterinarian

Good Veterinarian Bad Veterinarian

August 6, 2020

Mike with Simple Nursing is back once again to co-host! Tina and Mike tell the story of Valerie McDaniel, a veterinarian from Houston, Texas, who got tangled up with the wrong guy, Leon Jacob. Jacob had graduated from medical school but wasn't able to complete his residency. This story is as tragic as it is inexplicable and you will not believe how many twists and turns it takes before ending in devastation. They close the show with the inspiring story of Frederick Douglass Patterson. Dr. Patterson had multiple degrees including a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and had so many accomplishments in his life there isn't enough time to discuss them all!

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https://uncf.org/pages/frederick-douglass-patterson-2

https://www.oxygen.com/murder-for-hire/crime-time/woman-suicide-arrested-hire-hitman

 

Good Inventor Nurse Bad Cleveland Clinic Nurse

Good Inventor Nurse Bad Cleveland Clinic Nurse

July 30, 2020

This week Tina is joined by the one and only Levi (aka the print and design dept. of Good Nurse Bad Nurse and Tina's youngest child :)). Together they tell the story of an emergency room nurse who tried to hire a hit man to kill a woman. The details leading up to this story are just unbelievable...and yet it is very real. You will love the story of Marie Van Brittan Brown, a black woman who was a nurse and also an inventor.

 

This week's episode is sponsored by Trusted Health, a different kind of nurse travel agency. Go to https://www.trustedhealth.com/goodnurse

 

https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndoh/pr/nurse-sentenced-12-years-prison-murder-hire-plot

 

https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/brown-marie-van-brittan-1922-1999/

Good Nurse Councilman Bad Respiratory Therapist Efren Saldivar

Good Nurse Councilman Bad Respiratory Therapist Efren Saldivar

July 23, 2020

This week Tina is happy to have Adrianne from Nursing Uncensored Podcast back to host another show. Together they tell the unbelievably disturbing story of Efren Saldivar, a respiratory therapist who was arrested after coworkers broke into his locker while playing a prank. They close the show with an inspiring story of Max Anderson, a respiratory therapist turned nurse turned councilman. 

Good EMT Breonna Taylor Yet Another Bad Dr. Death

Good EMT Breonna Taylor Yet Another Bad Dr. Death

July 14, 2020

This week Tina is joined once again by Mike with Simple Nursing. Together they tell the story of a forensic psychiatrist who testified in 167 trials, many of which resulted in the defendant getting the death penalty. Tina and Mike will tell the stories of two men who were wrongfully convicted due to this doctor's testimony. They close the show with the heartbreaking story of Breonna Taylor in the continued effort to lift Black voices and never stop saying her name until justice is served. 

This episode is sponsored by Trusted Health. If you are interested in travel nursing go to trustedhealth.com/goodnurse and fill out a profile today!

Also, Better Help. If you are interested in online counseling that is convenient and affordable, go to betterhelp.com/goodnurse and check it out!

 

Good EMT Paramedic Bad EMT Paramedic

Good EMT Paramedic Bad EMT Paramedic

July 8, 2020

This week Tina is excited to have a pediatric oncology nurse, David Metzger with her to talk about all sorts of interesting things. They start off the show discussing David's book, Nurse Papa, that will be coming out in the next few months. Of course it wouldn't be Good Nurse Bad Nurse without a true crime story, so they discuss a story about an EMT who decided married life was just not enough of an adrenaline rush for him. However, rather than leave his wife, he had other plans that would take him to the south east beaches of Florida. They close the show with a story about an EMT whose quick thinking helped save the arm of a very disturbed man. 

This week's show is brought to you by nurse travel agency, Trusted Health. If you're even a little curious about travel nursing, go to trustedhealth.com/goodnurse and fill out a profile so you can start seeing jobs and what they pay today!

 

 

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