10 Top Nursing TED Talks

10 Top Nursing TED Talks

The top nursing TED Talks cover topics from dying to hallucinations to mental health and are a must-watch for nurses!

1. “A Broken Body isn’t a Broken Person”

  • Janine Shepherd, who recovered from a horrific bicycle accident, talks about the human potential for recovery. So, watch this, her message of perseverance is inspiring!

2. “Can We Domesticate Germs?”

  • “I want to talk about diarrhea.” Paul Ewald discusses ways to minimize the effects of germs

3. “The Wireless Future of Medicine”

  • The Stethoscope: Extinct Technology? Eric Topol discusses new wireless gadgets that are also changing the traditional role of the nurse.

4. “How We Read Each Others’ Minds”

  • Rebecca Saxe – “I’m going to talk to you about the problem of other minds.”

5. “The Universal Anesthesia Machine”

  • Erica Frenkel talks about the importance of having the proper anesthesia equipment in the operating room

6. “The Next Species of Human”

  • Juan Enriquez

7.”Take Healthcare Off the Mainframe”

  • Eric Dishman talks about the downfalls of our current healthcare networking system and what we need to do to fix it.

8. “Let’s Talk About Dying”

  • Dr. Peter Saul discusses dying in the 21st century

9. “Experiments That Hint of Longer Lives”

  • Cynthia Kenyon discusses the genetic factors that lead to a long youthful life.

10. “What Hallucination Reveals About Our Mind”

  • Oliver Sacks discusses hallucinations in visually impaired people and the biology associated with them.

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