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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

#54 – Kate Balzano-Cowan, MSN, CRNA on paying off student loan debt

10/6/2019
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Kate currently practices anesthesia as a CRNA in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at Maine Medical Center. Prior to nursing, Kate was an organic chemist with research and management experience in both industrial as well as pharmaceutical research … #54 – Kate Balzano-Cowan, MSN, CRNA on paying off student loan debt Read More »

Duration:00:48:12

#53 – Top Drawer Run Down: Part 3 with Michael Mielniczeck, MSN, CRNA

9/18/2019
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The Top Drawer Run Down covers the most common medications found in the top drawer of an anesthesia cart. Developing a mastery of these medications lays the foundation to a safe and effective anesthesia practice. This podcast is a start … #53 – Top Drawer Run Down: Part 3 with Michael Mielniczeck, MSN, CRNA Read More »

Duration:01:13:33

#52 – Top Drawer Run Down: Part 2 with Michael Mielniczek, MSN, CRNA

9/15/2019
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The Top Drawer Run Down covers the most common medications found in the top drawer of an anesthesia cart. Developing a mastery of these medications lays the foundation to a safe and effective anesthesia practice. This podcast is a start … #52 – Top Drawer Run Down: Part 2 with Michael Mielniczek, MSN, CRNA Read More »

Duration:01:12:10

#51 – Top Drawer Run Down: Part 1 with Michael Mielniczek, MSN, CRNA

9/6/2019
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The Top Drawer Run Down covers the most common medications found in the top drawer of an anesthesia cart. Developing a mastery of these medications lays the foundation to a safe and effective anesthesia practice. This podcast is a start … #51 – Top Drawer Run Down: Part 1 with Michael Mielniczek, MSN, CRNA Read More »

Duration:01:05:45

#50 – 10 Tips for Airway Management in 10 Minutes

7/16/2019
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This is a distillation of 10 key tips to help folks learning airway management to improve their skills. It’s also a framework for experienced providers to approach airway management from. This show gets straight to the point: 10 tips for … #50 – 10 Tips for Airway Management in 10 Minutes Read More »

Duration:00:11:47

#49 – Local Anesthetics – Skyler Rouhselang, BSN, SRNA

4/17/2019
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In this episode, Skyler provides a thorough overview of local anesthetics including relevant anatomy and physiology (i.e. nerve fibers, sodium channels, pKa, etc), types of local anesthetics and factors that effect onset, potency, duration of action and absorption. We touch … #49 – Local Anesthetics – Skyler Rouhselang, BSN, SRNA Read More »

Duration:00:55:00

#48 – IV Induction Agents – Ashley Scheil, BSN, CRNA

4/17/2019
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In this episode, Ashley walks us through an overview of the most common IV anesthesia induction agents. We cover propofol, ketamine, etomidate, barbiturates (e.g. methohexital), dexmedetomidine and benzodiazepines (e.g. midazolam). A run down of the mechanism of action, dosing, onset, … #48 – IV Induction Agents – Ashley Scheil, BSN, CRNA Read More »

Duration:00:50:43

#47 – Pharmacodynamics of Volatile Anesthetics – Skyler Rouhselang, BSN, SRNA

4/17/2019
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In this episode, Skyler walks us through the pharmacodynamics of volatile anesthetics. We talk extensively about the concepts related to minimum alveolar concentration (MAC), the mechanism of action of volatile anesthetics and the physiologic response to volatiles. You don’t want … #47 – Pharmacodynamics of Volatile Anesthetics – Skyler Rouhselang, BSN, SRNA Read More »

Duration:00:28:39

#46 – Pharmacokinetics of Volatile Anesthetics – Skyler Rouhselang, BSN, SRNA

4/17/2019
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In this episode, Skyler gives a succinct run down on the pharmacokinetics of volatile anesthetics. We talk about uptake, distribution, elimination and metabolism and unpack concepts such as blood gas solubility, oil gas solubility, Fa/Fi curves and more. You don’t … #46 – Pharmacokinetics of Volatile Anesthetics – Skyler Rouhselang, BSN, SRNA Read More »

Duration:00:30:36

#45 – The Anesthesia Machine – Ashley Scheil, BSN, SRNA

4/17/2019
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In this episode, Ashley provides a detailed overview of the anesthesia machine, its components and key tips for using and troubleshooting it. If you want to know about or review the anesthesia machine… this is your podcast! At the time … #45 – The Anesthesia Machine – Ashley Scheil, BSN, SRNA Read More »

Duration:00:53:21

#44 – Clinical Flow: from OR set up through intubation – Ashley Scheil, BSN, SRNA

4/17/2019
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In this episode, Ashley and I talk through how to set up an operating room anesthesia workstation, perform preoperative patient assessment and progress through an IV induction and intubation. This is a great podcast to help SRNAs and other anesthesia … #44 – Clinical Flow: from OR set up through intubation – Ashley Scheil, BSN, SRNA Read More »

Duration:00:42:04

#43 – NBCRNA CPC Program Overview – John Preston, DNSc, CRNA, ANP and Lisa Kamen, CAE

4/5/2019
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I had the distinct pleasure to talk with John Preston, DNSc, CRNA, APN and Lisa Kamen, CAE of the National Board of Certification & Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) on the Continued Professional Certification (CPC) Program. If you want to … #43 – NBCRNA CPC Program Overview – John Preston, DNSc, CRNA, ANP and Lisa Kamen, CAE Read More »

Duration:00:51:03

#42 – Opioid Free Anesthesia – Tom Baribeault, MSN, CRNA & Jayme Reuter, MS, CRNA

3/3/2019
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In this episode, we explore opioid free anesthesia with Tom Baribeault, MSN, CRNA and Jayme Reuter, MS, CRNA. Tom is the founder of the Society for Opioid Free Anesthesia and Jayme is the founder of Cornerstone Anesthesia Conferences. The three … #42 – Opioid Free Anesthesia – Tom Baribeault, MSN, CRNA & Jayme Reuter, MS, CRNA Read More »

Duration:00:58:07

#41 – OR Fires – MAJ April Ritter, DNAP, CRNA, ANC, USAR

2/1/2019
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I had the pleasure of speaking with Major April Ritter, DNAP, CRNA, recently on the topic of operating room fires… which is a bit of a hot topic in the perioperative world. Dr Ritter completed her Masters of Nursing Science … #41 – OR Fires – MAJ April Ritter, DNAP, CRNA, ANC, USAR Read More »

Duration:00:37:59

#40 – Recharge – a talk on provider wellness

2/1/2019
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Hey folks! This podcast is about recharging. It’s a talk that touches on provider wellness and our need to find time on a weekly basis to pull back and take care of ourselves – to recharge! Below you’ll see the … #40 – Recharge – a talk on provider wellness Read More »

Duration:00:44:09

#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 … #39 – Succinylcholine Overview – Michael Mielniczek, BSN, SRNA 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 … #38 – Enhanced Recovery Programs (“ERAS”) Part 3/3 – Tim Fitzgerald, MD 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 … #37 – Enhanced Recovery Programs (“ERAS”) Part 2/3 – Tim Fitzgerald, MD 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 … #36 – Enhanced Recovery Programs (“ERAS”) Part 1/3 – Tim Fitzgerald, MD 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 … #35 – AANA News Bulletin Article: Tips for Transitioning to Practice Read More »

Duration:00:29:58