Hear from the Candidates for 2024-25 AANA Board of Directors
Beyond The Mask: Innovation & Opportunities For CRNAs
by Jeremy Stanley
1w ago
It’s another special edition of Beyond the Mask where we let you hear directly from the candidates running for various AANA offices in the upcoming fiscal year. This year we recoded the speeches when they were given in front of a live audience at the Mid-Year Assembly. From advocating for full practice authority to enhancing member engagement, each candidate shares their unique vision for advancing the profession. Don't miss this opportunity to hear directly from those who aspire to shape the future of nurse anesthesiology.   Don’t forget that voting for these candidates is now open! Here ..read more
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Charting a Course for Perioperative Hemodynamic Stability
Beyond The Mask: Innovation & Opportunities For CRNAs
by Jeremy Stanley
1w ago
In this episode, hosts Terry and Garry tackle the pressing topic of hemodynamic instability in surgical patients, exploring its implications, challenges, and potential solutions. Drawing from data highlighting the alarming rate of preventable harm among perioperative patients, we’ll underscore the urgency of addressing hemodynamic instability. We’ll discuss the gaps in current recommendations, emphasizing the need for a sustained, coordinated plan involving all stakeholders to reduce patient risk.   Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode: There's a gap in specific recommendations ..read more
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The Life & Experiences of a Military CRNA with Dr. Debra Diaz
Beyond The Mask: Innovation & Opportunities For CRNAs
by Jeremy Stanley
2w ago
We’re excited for today’s episode as we explore the intersection of anesthesia, leadership, and military service with the incredible Debra Diaz, DNP, CRNA, APRN, FAANA. She’s a CRNA who served in the US Navy and shares her profound experiences from the front lines to the operating room. Discover the unique challenges of military anesthesia, the critical importance of leadership, and the unyielding spirit of service that defines the CRNA profession.   Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode: The difference between being a CRNA in the military and working as a civilian. The training ..read more
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Dysphoria: Current Understanding & Recommendations to Prevent Post-Op Cognitive Decline
Beyond The Mask: Innovation & Opportunities For CRNAs
by Jeremy Stanley
3w ago
Today we're exploring a topic that goes deeper into the realms of medicine and neuroscience, and it's something that affects us all: cognitive health post-surgery. Adam Flowe, Chief CRNA at Duke University Hospital, brings his 20 years of experience and a personal connection to the table, discussing the intricate relationship between anesthesia, surgical stress, and the brain. With the aging population and the rise in surgeries, the question of how these procedures affect our cognitive function is more pressing than ever.   Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode: Post-op cognitiv ..read more
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Like Mother, Like Daughter: Discover the Unique Bond of a Mother-Daughter CRNA Team
Beyond The Mask: Innovation & Opportunities For CRNAs
by Jeremy Stanley
1M ago
In this heartfelt episode of Beyond The Mask, a story of unique dynamics when working alongside family in the world of anesthesia comes to life. Jeremy and Sharon sit down with a remarkable mother-daughter duo, Melody Secrest and Emily King, both CRNAs, who share their experiences working in the same hospital department. We uncover the challenges and triumphs that come with balancing professional boundaries and personal relationships in the operating room. Discover how Melody and Emily navigate their careers while supporting each other, and how they've managed to maintain their individual iden ..read more
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Ventilating the Future: CRNAs at the Forefront of Lung Protective Strategies
Beyond The Mask: Innovation & Opportunities For CRNAs
by Jeremy Stanley
1M ago
In this episode, hosts Terry and Garry take listeners on a journey through the evolution of anesthesia, reflecting on the remarkable changes witnessed since their early days in the field. From manual adjustments of OR beds to sophisticated ventilator technologies, they explore the transformative advancements that have revolutionized patient care. Focusing on lung protective ventilation strategies, Terry and Garry delve into the intricacies of reducing postoperative pulmonary complications, drawing upon historical practices and cutting-edge research to provide valuable insights for anesthesia p ..read more
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Will the Fed Stick the Landing? Or Will They Stick Us?
Beyond The Mask: Innovation & Opportunities For CRNAs
by Jeremy Stanley
1M ago
With Sharon away for work this week, we invited Andrew Opdyke, CFA from First Trust to join us to address a concern that many people have this year: the future of the market. What's ​the ​Fed ​going ​to ​do? ​Where's ​this ​economy ​going? ​How's ​this ​election ​going ​to ​affect ​my ​portfolio ​and ​my ​financial ​future? We tackle all these pressing financial questions and get Andrew’s thoughts on the year ahead.   Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode: What will the Fed do with interest rates in 2024? What impact did COVID have with the shutdown and the government spending t ..read more
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Beyond the Clouds: Anesthesia for Cannabis Enthusiasts
Beyond The Mask: Innovation & Opportunities For CRNAs
by Jeremy Stanley
1M ago
The intersection of cannabis use, vaping and anesthesia is a topic that’s sparking conversations in operating rooms and beyond. With marijuana legalization spreading across the globe and vaping gaining popularity, it's crucial for healthcare providers and patients alike to understand how these factors can impact the surgical experience. In this episode, we’ll explore this topic and share the considerations CRNAs need to make when dealing with cannabis users.   Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode: The science behind how cannabis interacts with our bodies. The physiological effe ..read more
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The Earliest Nurse Anesthesia Pioneers
Beyond The Mask: Innovation & Opportunities For CRNAs
by Jeremy Stanley
1M ago
Step back in time as we celebrate the trailblazing nurse anesthetists who forged a path for today's CRNAs. In this episode, we’re joined by guests Stacy Yancey, MSNA, CRNA and Megan Conner, PhD, CRNA to pay homage to formidable women like Sophie Winton and Gertrude Gerrard, whose remarkable bravery and dedication earned them medals and a place in history. Hear stories of the first nurse anesthetists, whose contributions to medicine have often been overshadowed by time but are no less significant.   Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode: Nurses were not only the first to give ane ..read more
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From Standards to Testimony: The Anatomy of Medical Legal Review
Beyond The Mask: Innovation & Opportunities For CRNAs
by Jeremy Stanley
2M ago
Today we're going to dive into an interesting topic: some medical legal considerations. And we’ll talk a little bit about being an expert witness. We'll cover anesthesia standards created and published by the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology, and share some of our own experiences acting as expert witnesses in medical legal complaints filed on behalf of patients. Perhaps just as important though, we're going to talk about ways that you can keep yourself out of hot water and keep your patients safe. It's important that as providers we periodically review the standards by which we're ..read more
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