Ep. 25 – Nursing Legislation, Hope For the Future, Good Nurse Bad Nurse - Tina Vinsant, BSN, CCRN

June 28, 2022

In this episode, we welcomed the mind behind the Good Nurse Bad Nurse Podcast to break down everything going on with nursing legislation and its impact on the future for nurses. Special guest, Tina Vinsant, BSN, CCRN, joined us to discuss advocating for nurses, nurse staffing ratios, how nurses can get involved in lobbying, and much more!

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We Discuss

  • (0:00) Introduction
  • (2:22) How did Good Nurse Bad Nurse get started?
  • (10:16) What is Good Nurse Bad Nurse about?
  • (15:00) Advocating for Nurses
  • (17:15) The RaDonda Vaught Trial & Advocating for Nurses
  • (26:05) Qualified Immunity for Nurses
  • (30:41) Nurse Staffing Ratios
  • (38:20) How Nurses Can Get Involved in Lobbying
  • (44:02) What’s Next for Tina’s Lobbying Efforts

About Tina Vinsant, BSN, CCRN

Tina is a registered nurse with a BSN from Lincoln Memorial University in East Tennessee. Tina has been a nurse for seven years. She worked for four and a half years in a Progressive Care Unit (PCU) at the region's only level one trauma center. She worked as a team leader in this PCU as a certified Progressive Critical Care Nurse for over a year. She has since moved to the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) and is now a certified Critical Care Registered Nurse. She is currently working as a travel nurse in various hospitals throughout the Southeast.

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About the Show

Producer – Jonathan Cary

Assistant Producers – Katie Schrauben & Sam MacKay

Music & Editing – Aidan Dykes

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