Ep. 41 - Employed Nurse to Deployed Nurse: Nursing in the Military

March 21, 2023

We had the privilege of welcoming US Army Major, Corrine Gogert, MBA, MSN, RN, CCRN to the podcast to talk about working as a nurse in the military! We discuss military nurse combat expectations, schooling reimbursement, civilian vs military nursing, and more!

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We Discuss

  • (0:00) Introduction
  • (2:30) Why Corrine stayed in the military
  • (3:25) Are military nurses expected to go into combat?
  • (6:54) How schooling reimbursement works
  • (16:26) Military nursing specialties
  • (23:01) What it’s like being deployed as a Military Nurse
  • (33:06) Civilian vs Military Trauma Units
  • (39:29) Coping strategies
  • (43:00) Working with other countries
  • (49:40) Advice to military nurses considering deployment

About the Guest

Corrine Gogert, MBA, MSN, RN, CCRN is a Major in the United States Army and is currently attending school to earn her DNP for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist. She lives with her partner, a 3-year-old daughter, and three crazy dogs.

Corrine has been an Army Nurse for 11 years and has been stationed all over the United States with one deployment to Afghanistan. She has served in med-surg, pediatric and adult ICUs with some time as a nurse manager and in education.

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Show Credits

Host – Maggie Reichard

Producer – Jonathan Cary

Assistant Producers – Katie Schrauben & Sam MacKay

Music – Aidan Dykes