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Med-Surg Moments is the official podcast of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN)*. Our podcast offers an engaging look at the lives of - and surrounding- medical-surgical nurses. We’ll have guests on from every corner of the industry, bringing you stories that are relatable and compelling on myriad topics.

Our goal is to bring you interesting perspectives and insights that will serve you at any step of your nursing career. We truly intend this podcast to be an exciting, interesting go-to source for our listeners, and Med-Surg Moments will creatively incorporate voices from all backgrounds, to help highlight the issues facing you in our medical-surgical nursing community.

You can be assured we’ll do our very best to bring this podcast, always, with personality and compassion, and accuracy in our coverage.

* The content within the Med-Surg Moments Podcast represents the views, thoughts, and opinions of the co-hosts and may not necessarily reflect the views, thoughts, and opinions of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses. 

Oct 21, 2019

In this episode, we're talking tech.  From design, usability, and workflow to the role of the bedside nurse, technology is... Read more below 


Brandon Fleharty MHA, MSN, RN-BC, PMP, CPHIMS is a clinical informatics lead at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, NE. He previously worked as a staff nurse in neurosciences then transitioned to an analyst role on Nebraska Medicine's electronic health record team. Working with clinicians to enhance the EMR, Brandon developed a passion for process improvement through technology and has worked in his current role for over three years. To expand his knowledge of informatics and project management Brandon obtained my PMP and RN-BC informatics certifications. His MSN and MHA have provided extensive knowledge in nursing leadership and the business of healthcare. Brandon is passionate about developing technology that makes it easy for clinicians to safely care for complex patients.


Chelsea Parker RN, BSN, CMSRN was born and raised in Newport News, Virginia. She attended the University of Virginia and graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Since then she has pursued geriatric and palliative care nursing and developed a love for general medicine, which is where her foundation for med-surg nursing was built. As a young nurse looking for ways to bridge engagement between generations of nurses, she is excited about what this podcast will mean for AMSN. 



(cont.) fully embedded within almost every aspect of patient care.  Whether it's the devices used to obtain patient data, nursing documentation that tells the patient story, or the platforms used to interact and engage patients, technology is around every corner.