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From the Head of the Bed… a podcast for the anesthesia community seeks to be a leading source of information for anesthesia providers. The podcast series is a publication of dozens of interview-based podcasts with experts in the field of anesthesia and a dedicated series of podcasts for Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists (SRNAs) and anesthesia learners. Topics will range the entire clinical spectrum including perioperative patient management, pharmacology, airway & critical-incident management. SRNA-focused podcasts will address success strategies for graduate school, clinical preparation, surgical case overviews and more!

From the Head of the Bed… a podcast for the anesthesia community seeks to be a leading source of information for anesthesia providers. The podcast series is a publication of dozens of interview-based podcasts with experts in the field of anesthesia and a dedicated series of podcasts for Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists (SRNAs) and anesthesia learners. Topics will range the entire clinical spectrum including perioperative patient management, pharmacology, airway & critical-incident management. SRNA-focused podcasts will address success strategies for graduate school, clinical preparation, surgical case overviews and more!
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From the Head of the Bed… a podcast for the anesthesia community seeks to be a leading source of information for anesthesia providers. The podcast series is a publication of dozens of interview-based podcasts with experts in the field of anesthesia and a dedicated series of podcasts for Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists (SRNAs) and anesthesia learners. Topics will range the entire clinical spectrum including perioperative patient management, pharmacology, airway & critical-incident management. SRNA-focused podcasts will address success strategies for graduate school, clinical preparation, surgical case overviews and more!

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Episodes

#39 – Succinylcholine Overview – Michael Mielniczek, BSN, SRNA

3/24/2018
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In this episode, I had the privilege of chatting with Michael Mielniczek, BSN, SRNA on an overview of succinylcholine. At the time of this recording, Michael was a second year Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist at the University of Scranton and…Read more ›

Duration:01:14:12

#38 – Enhanced Recovery Programs (“ERAS”) Part 3/3 – Tim Fitzgerald, MD

11/20/2017
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Tim Fitzgerald, MD is a surgical oncologist and Director of Surgical Oncology at Maine Medical Center and MaineHealth. He is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine and specializes in complex gastrointestinal surgery. Dr Fitzgerald has…Read more ›

Duration:00:24:51

#37 – Enhanced Recovery Programs (“ERAS”) Part 2/3 – Tim Fitzgerald, MD

11/20/2017
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Tim Fitzgerald, MD is a surgical oncologist and Director of Surgical Oncology at Maine Medical Center and MaineHealth. He is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine and specializes in complex gastrointestinal surgery. Dr Fitzgerald has…Read more ›

Duration:00:30:43

#36 – Enhanced Recovery Programs (“ERAS”) Part 1/3 – Tim Fitzgerald, MD

11/20/2017
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Tim Fitzgerald, MD is a surgical oncologist and Director of Surgical Oncology at Maine Medical Center and MaineHealth. He is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine and specializes in complex gastrointestinal surgery. Dr Fitzgerald has…Read more ›

Duration:00:44:14

#35 – AANA News Bulletin Article: Tips for Transitioning to Practice

8/25/2017
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The September 2017 AANA News Bulletin contains an article I wrote titled: SRNAs – Key Tips for Transitioning to Practice. The article builds on podcast #25 – Transitioning to Practice that I put out back in February 2016. In the…Read more ›

Duration:00:29:58

#34 – Provider Wellness – Christine Hein, MD

8/15/2017
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I caught up with Christine Hein, MD recently to talk about healthcare provider wellness. Dr Hein is an emergency medicine physician and Director of the Provider Well-being and Peer Support program at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. I was…Read more ›

Duration:01:09:40

#33 – NOLS Wilderness Medicine and Cornerstone Anesthesia Conference – Jon Lowrance, MSN, CRNA

7/18/2017
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This is a quick overview of some continuing education opportunities coming up. I’ll be co-instructing a NOLS Wilderness Medicine course with my good friend Sara Nelson, MD this October 20-22, 2017 near Flagstaff, Maine. I’ll also help teach an anesthesia…Read more ›

Duration:00:07:01

#32 – Iatrogenic infections related to anesthesia workstation behaviors – Chuck Biddle, PhD, CRNA

7/6/2017
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In this podcast, I talk with Chuck Biddle, PhD, CRNA about iatrogenic infections related to anesthesia workstation behaviors. This continues to be a focal point of Dr Biddle’s research on patient safety and is a topic that concerns every anesthesia…Read more ›

Duration:00:41:10

#31 – At-Home Cardiorespiratory Events Following Ambulatory Surgery – Chuck Biddle, PhD, CRNA

6/6/2017
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In this podcast, I chat with Chuck Biddle, PhD, CRNA about his and other research on at-home cardiorespiratory events following ambulatory surgery. We discuss risk factors, screening tools and patient education that is designed to enhance patient safety and decrease…Read more ›

Duration:00:29:43

#30 – Anesthesia in Chad, Africa: Part 2 – Mason McDowell, DNAP, CRNA

5/2/2017
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In 2014, Mason McDowell, DNAP, CRNA quit his job, sold most of what he owned and moved with his wife and two young daughters to Chad, Africa for a long-term commitment to provide anesthesia and education. Here is a glimpse…Read more ›

Duration:00:24:09

#29 – Anesthesia in Chad, Africa: Part 1 – Mason McDowell, DNAP, CRNA

5/2/2017
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In 2014, Mason McDowell, DNAP, CRNA quit his job, sold most of what he owned and moved with his wife and two young daughters to Chad, Africa for a long-term commitment to provide anesthesia and education. Here is a glimpse…Read more ›

Duration:00:39:39

#28 – Expertise in Anesthesia – Denham Ward, MD, PhD

2/28/2017
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I talk with Denham Ward, MD, PhD on the topic of expertise in anesthesia. Dr Ward is currently the director of the Academy at Maine Medical Center Institute for Teaching Excellence and a Professor of Anesthesiology at Tufts University School of…Read more ›

Duration:00:38:37

#27 – Social Media in Nurse Anesthesia – Jon Lowrance, MSN, CRNA

2/28/2017
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Jon provides a quick update on the publication of the article “Social media in nurse anesthesia – a model for a reproducible podcast” published in the February 2017 edition of the AANA Journal. This article provides the literature review associated with…Read more ›

Duration:00:05:21

#26 – Hardship in Anesthesia School – Jon Lowrance, MSN, CRNA

7/16/2016
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In this show I talk about hardship in anesthesia school. Yep. It is for you, actually. It’s for you if you’re struggling. Or even if you’re not – cause your classmate or colleague might be. This podcast is about the…Read more ›

Duration:00:29:56

#25 – Transitioning to Practice – Jon Lowrance, MSN, CRNA

2/1/2016
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This episode covers advice for the last six months of anesthesia school, transitioning out of school and into the first six months of your CRNA practice! The year encompassing your last six months of anesthesia school through your first six months…Read more ›

Duration:00:22:01

#24 – Positive Deviance – Cherie Burke, DNP, CRNA

1/26/2016
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Cherie Burke, DNP, CRNA discusses the concept of positive deviance in healthcare. Highlights include how to effect change as healthcare providers and the power of focusing quality improvement proactively on what goes right in an organization verses reacting to errors and…Read more ›

Duration:00:23:06

#23 – Tips for the Job Hunt: How to Promote Yourself as a CRNA – Jon Bradstreet, MSN, CRNA

12/20/2015
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I sat down with Jon Bradstreet, MSN, CRNA to chat about how SRNAs and CRNAs can prepare for the job market. Jon Bradstreet, MSN, CRNA is the Chief CRNA and Director of CRNA Services of Maine’s largest CRNA group and…Read more ›

Duration:00:30:28

#22 – The Value of AANA Membership – Juan Quintana, CRNA, DNP, MHS & Kristie Hoch, APRN, CRNA, MSN

10/8/2015
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Jon caught up with Dr Juan Quintana, president of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, and Kristie Hoch, president of the Maine Association of Nurse Anesthetists, to chat about the value of being a member of the American Association of…Read more ›

Duration:00:36:29

#21 – Emotional Intelligence of SRNAs – Shawn Collins, DNP, PhD, CRNA

9/19/2015
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Dr Shawn Collins, DNP, PhD, CRNA discusses his research on Emotional Intelligence of Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists (SRNAs). Highlights include the relevance of emotional intelligence to the practice of anesthesia, models of emotional intelligence and ways that emotional intelligence can…Read more ›

Duration:00:21:49

#20 – DNP: The Future of CRNA Education – Shawn Collins, DNP, PhD, CRNA

8/6/2015
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Jon talks with Dr Shawn Collins, DNP, PhD, CRNA about the transition of CRNA education from a Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) to a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). We discuss the history, rationale and implications of the change…Read more ›

Duration:00:22:24