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A podcast for the CRNA industry. Discussing the important issues that happen both in, and beyond, the operating room. With Sharon Pearce, DNP, CRNA, FAANA and Jeremy Stanley, EA, CFP, AIF. Innovations & opportunities for CRNAs. Visit our website for more great information https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/ and to learn how you can get CE Credit as a CRNA just by listening to the podcast. Don’t miss our special series on CRNA History, CRNA Personal Finance & Retirement, Political Conversations, CRNA Career Issues, and our leadership series called Courage To Lead. Check out new episodes of Beyond The Mask every week with distinguished guests from the CRNA community.

A podcast for the CRNA industry. Discussing the important issues that happen both in, and beyond, the operating room. With Sharon Pearce, DNP, CRNA, FAANA and Jeremy Stanley, EA, CFP, AIF. Innovations & opportunities for CRNAs. Visit our website for more great information https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/ and to learn how you can get CE Credit as a CRNA just by listening to the podcast. Don’t miss our special series on CRNA History, CRNA Personal Finance & Retirement, Political Conversations, CRNA Career Issues, and our leadership series called Courage To Lead. Check out new episodes of Beyond The Mask every week with distinguished guests from the CRNA community.

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast for the CRNA industry. Discussing the important issues that happen both in, and beyond, the operating room. With Sharon Pearce, DNP, CRNA, FAANA and Jeremy Stanley, EA, CFP, AIF. Innovations & opportunities for CRNAs. Visit our website for more great information https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/ and to learn how you can get CE Credit as a CRNA just by listening to the podcast. Don’t miss our special series on CRNA History, CRNA Personal Finance & Retirement, Political Conversations, CRNA Career Issues, and our leadership series called Courage To Lead. Check out new episodes of Beyond The Mask every week with distinguished guests from the CRNA community.

Language:

English

Contact:

9193781410


Episodes

Ep 182: The Push for Full Practice Authority for VA CRNAs

5/26/2022
More than 1,000 CRNAs work with the Veterans Health Administration and they can’t operate with full practice authority like their counterparts serving in every branch of the military. The Association of Veterans Affairs Nurse Anesthetists is working to change that despite significant pushback, and former president Diane Boettger, CRNA, joins the show to talk about her time on the board and the work the organization is doing to push CRNAs forward. About the AVANA:...

Duration:00:37:48

Ep 181: The CRNA Coroner – Another Avenue to Serve

5/19/2022
As more and more CRNAs are trying to find their place in the political setting, Jennifer Banek, CRNA found her own path to serving. In 2020, Banek was elected Coroner in Lake County, Illinois, and she’s currently holding that position alongside her job as a nurse anesthetist. She joins the show today to share her unique story and pull back the curtain on the campaign and election process for those aspiring to run for office in the future. About our guest:...

Duration:00:44:12

Ep 180: Lobbying for CRNAs – How to Influence State Legislatures and Agencies

5/12/2022
If you want an eye-opening perspective on lobbying and what it takes to influence lawmakers, this will be an episode you don’t want to miss. Bob Guyer of The Lobby School gives us a master class on how to be successful in convincing legislators to align with your goals, which is essential for CRNAs as we continue to fight to protect our industry and our paycheck. Get The Lobby School's free resources here: https://lobbyschool.com/free-resources/ Read more:...

Duration:00:52:27

Ep 179: Ukranian Born to New York State President – Meet Yana Krmic, CRNA

5/5/2022
Few people in our profession represent what it means to be a CRNA more than Yana Krmic, MSN, CRNA, APRN. Born in Ukraine and raised in Siberia before moving to the United States 25 years ago, Krmic overcame many challenges to become a CRNA and eventually rise to the position of president of the New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Her story is an inspiration to us all and one we’ll share on the podcast today along with her feelings on what’s happening in her home...

Duration:01:09:17

Ep 178: How Cochrane Collaborates to Promote Evidence-Based Decision Making

4/28/2022
The healthcare industry has always depended on collaboration to advance medicine and improve care for patients. Much of that collaboration comes in the form of sharing findings from studies and research, which is what the Cochrane Network tries to compile into thorough and systemic reviews. By working with clinicians, policymakers, providers, and even CRNAs like Dru Riddle, PhD, DNP, CRNA, FAAN, Cochrane promotes evidence-based decision making across healthcare, and today we’ll learn more...

Duration:00:43:33

Ep 177: The Path to Full Practice Authority in the Air Force

4/21/2022
The fight to give CRNAs full practice authority continues in states across the country but there have been some important victories along the way. All you need to do is look to our military to find a model that many people would like to see across the profession as the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force have all removed restrictions on CRNAs. Today we’ll talk with Air Force Colonel Jan Setnor, MSN, CRNA, who was one of the key people involved in helping the Air Force gain that authority and...

Duration:00:42:07

Ep 176: Meet Candidates in the 2022 AANA Elections

4/14/2022
The AANA Elections to appoint 2022-2023 board and elected committees will open on April 19 and members will have two weeks to cast their votes. We had the opportunity to go to the mid-year assembly in Washington D.C earlier this month and give candidates the chance to speak directly to you about their views and goals to help you make a more informed decision. Today you’ll hear from 13 CRNAs who will be on the ballot this month. Meet the candidates:...

Duration:00:39:20

Ep 175: Why More Nurses Need to Be Elected to Congress

4/7/2022
As we approach another round of midterm elections, we wanted to introduce you to one of the few nurses around the country that hopes to represent her state in Congress. Renee Ellmers is running again in North Carolina after previously serving three terms and she’s doing so with the goal of improving access to healthcare in our country. We’ll also discuss why it matters to have nurses representing our profession as elected leaders and how it might have made a difference in a recent ruling in...

Duration:00:46:13

Ep 174: Anesthesia Practice Considerations When Dealing with a Methamphetamine Patient

3/31/2022
With the rise in methamphetamine use across the country, CRNAs need to be prepared to provide anesthesia to a substance use disorder patient. Jenny Krogh, CRNA, has noticed several misconceptions and conflicting management of patients who have used methamphetamines through her time working and researching. Today she joins us to explain the effects of methamphetamines on the body and clarifies some of the inaccuracies. Read her research:...

Duration:00:44:35

Ep 173: When Guessing Goes Wrong for CRNAs in Retirement

3/24/2022
When planning for retirement, many CRNAs end up guessing at some of the most important questions. You’d never enter an operating room unprepared so why risk everyone you’ve worked so hard for throughout your career by not having a plan in place? Today we’ll get answers to these key financial questions so you don’t have to play the guessing game. Read more: http://beyondthemaskpodcast.com Learn more about financial planning: https://www.crnafinancialplanning.com/ Get the CE...

Duration:00:33:10

Ep 172: Remembering the True Leadership of Patrick Downey

3/17/2022
In November of 2021, the AANA lost a great man in Patrick Downey. This former president and patriarch of the Diamond Club served as a CRNA for more than 50 years and impacted many lives along the way. It’s fitting that this St. Patrick’s Day episode is a look back at his incredible life and the work he did for nurse anesthesia. Read more: http://beyondthemaskpodcast.com Get the CE certificate here:...

Duration:01:16:31

Ep 171: Health and Wellness for the CRNA

3/10/2022
Long hours and high stress is typically a recipe for poor health, which is why it’s always good to get a reminder to put ourselves and our bodies first. That can be difficult for CRNAs, who are trained to prioritize the needs of others. That’s why we wanted to bring on master nutritionist Donnell Carter, MBA, MS, CRNA to give us the information and motivation we need to take steps towards a healthier lifestyle. Read more: http://beyondthemaskpodcast.com Get the CE certificate here:...

Duration:00:58:53

Ep 170: The History of TEFRA and How It Changed Anesthesia

3/3/2022
Forty years have passed since the Tax, Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) became law and this piece of federal legislation changed the way payment and reimbursement was tracked. Today we’ll look back on the history of TEFRA with Nancy Bruton-Maree, CRNA, and Sandy Ouellette, CRNA, to learn more about the reasons behind it, how the AANA responded, and what revisions have been made through the years. Read more: http://beyondthemaskpodcast.com Get the CE certificate here:...

Duration:00:59:49

Ep 169: CRNA Advocacy in Pennsylvania and the Lessons Learned

2/24/2022
Today we want to shine the advocacy spotlight on the work being done by CRNAs in Pennsylvania, who have helped drive some significant changes in their state. Laura Wiggins, DNP, CRNA and Jessica Poole, DNAP, CRNA are two of the nurses involved in shaping the legislation and they join us to share the details on what’s happening in the Keystone State and what it means for all of us in the profession. Read more: http://beyondthemaskpodcast.com Get the CE certificate here:...

Duration:00:48:58

Ep 168: A Free App Created to Improve Anesthesia

2/17/2022
Time is of the essence in the operating room, and it’s important that you’re able to track down the information you need as quickly as possible. Thanks to technology, this process is becoming much more efficient. Today we’ll introduce you to Matthew Willis, DNP, CRNA, the person who developed, coded and maintains the educational app Master Anesthesia. Find out how this app is changing the way nurse anesthetists are able to track down information and make instant calculations right from their...

Duration:00:41:10

Ep 167: In Search of the First Anesthetists

2/10/2022
The history of the nurse anesthesia profession is a bit murky as records weren’t kept well through the years as medicine and healthcare progressed, but there are opinions on who the first anesthetist was. Today we’ll examine the most likely candidates with our historians Nancy Bruton-Maree, CRNA, and Sandy Ouellette, CRNA, and try to determine who can claim the title of the real first anesthetist. Read more: http://beyondthemaskpodcast.com Get the CE certificate here:...

Duration:01:00:39

Ep 166: How Elevated Ambient Noise in the OR Impacts Health & Safety

2/3/2022
It’s something outside people might never think about but ambient noise can have a direct impact on the health of CRNAs and the safety of the patients. Many people working in operating rooms don’t realize the effect that elevated noise levels can have and there might be different reasons for that. But we wanted to bring Marianne Cosgrove, CRNA, DNAP, APRN, PhD, onto the show to tell us more about the research she’s done in this area and what she’s found. Read more:...

Duration:00:42:50

Ep 165: Incivility and Bullying by Healthcare Providers in the Clinical Setting

1/27/2022
Incivility and bullying can be found in all types of environments in our society and that’s unfortunately true with the academic and clinical settings for SRNAs. This can create an environment that interferes with a student’s ability to learn, ability to cope, relationships, health and well-being. Holly Chandler EdD, CRNA, conducted a study with students to learn more about the issues they're facing and joins us to share her findings and look at the larger problem within the healthcare...

Duration:00:42:21

Ep 164: CRNA Entrepreneurship in Aesthetics and Wellness

1/20/2022
If you’ve ever considered being your own boss and building a business that can supplement or replace your CRNA income, there are paths out there that our peers are paving. One of those people is Mariann Trice, CRNA, ARNP, who transitioned to an independent practice after working more than 30 years in the medical field. Today she’ll tell us about her journey into entrepreneurship, the continuing education process, and why aesthetics and wellness have become a booming business. About our...

Duration:01:07:34

Ep 163: How to Negotiate & Review CRNA Contracts

1/13/2022
Talking about money isn’t an easy thing for most people to do. That’s why conversations around CRNA contracts can get uncomfortable and eventually lead to deals that don’t provide the value or benefits that you want and deserve. That’s why we’ve invited Jon Appino, founder of Contract Diagnostics, to talk about the negotiation process and how to approach your next contract review. Read more: https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/ep-163-how-to-negotiate-review-crna-contracts/3151/ About our...

Duration:00:52:33