565: Resus Nurse With Yun Cee Dirsa

Yun Cee Dirsa is the podcast host and blogger of Resus Nurse.  She is also an emergency department nurse.   Yun Cee is a Resus Nurse With Yun Cee Dirsaresourceful board-certified RN with experience in critical care emergency nursing care within a Level I Trauma Center. Goals include mentoring, further education, and creating positive experiences for patients and families who receive care in an emergency and trauma setting.   The nursing podcast and blog is primarily for emergency nurses learning how to apply critical care techniques to patients in the emergency department and reduce their morbidity and mortality.

Yun Cee shares how creating her podcast and blog gave her the confidence to believe in herself and realize that her voice and opinions do matter.  She also shares tips that will help you in your own journey to self confidence.  Tune into her episode to listen to her story.


Yun Cee Dirsa is the podcast host and blogger of Resus Nurse.  She is also an emergency department nurse.

Cultural Background

Yun Cee is of Korean and Chinese descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Wabi-Sabi:  World view centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection.


Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is accepting yourself and others at the present moment they’re in.  It is also flawed beauty and being okay with imperfection.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Yun Cee used to be anxious and stressed.  She never felt she was good enough and compared herself to others.  Career wise, she felt like an imposter.  She was not fair with herself.

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The “AHA” Moment

Yun Cee took nine months to develop her podcast.  She was still second guessing if she was worthy of creating the podcast or just going through imposter syndrome.  With the encouragement of her peers, she took action and created the podcast.  She received great feedback which helped her realized her own capabilities to do the work behind it to create a podcast that is helping other nurses take better care of patients.

Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Yun Cee is creating more content and episodes for her blog and podcast.  She realizes she used to be super critical of herself but now she voices out her opinions because she now knows her voice matters.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

We are too hard on ourselves and each other (other women). Instead we should be helping each other. Just be kind. Be kind to everyone you meet. Be kind to yourself.

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