Discussions of anesthesia topics by nurse anesthesia students
E71: Ventilator Modes
Pressure control vs volume control? SIMV, PSV-Pro, PCV-VG? Sounds scary! Don't worry, in this episode we describe each of these modes and more as we talk about which ventilator settings you might want to use during your cases.
E70: Open Heart Anesthesia (Part TWO-Premium)
This episode picks up right where we left off on episode 69. We discuss going on pump and how you will manage your patient as you transition of pump and prepare to transfer to the ICU. Every case is different, but hopefully E69 and E70 will help you visualize the main steps of open heart anesthetics.
E69: Open Heart Anesthesia (Part ONE)
If you are about to start your cardiac rotation then this episode is for you! In this episode we discuss the overall case flow from your setup all the way through going onto pump. Part TWO will cover your time on pump through transferring the patient safely to the ICU. If you haven't checked out our Student Nurse Anesthesia Podcast (SNAP) store, go to https://www.snapstore.store to check it out. 100% of the proceeds go to our student scholarships!
E68: Peds Dental (CarePlan-Premium)
Peds dental days are usually fast paced with lots of turn over. Make sure you get your setup done early so you can quickly be ready for your next case. Remember to have your emergency meds ready, a plan for you nasal intubation, and a good plan for wakeup. We hear having the patient bite the dentist is poor form...
E67: Real Talk: Study Tips
Don't skip the intro on this one! We were joined by the cutest co-host who helped us introduce this week's episode. On this episode we discuss how we typically study new concepts and how we try to retain the enormous amount of information that comes your way during anesthesia school. Remember, all of our show outlines are available to our Patreon members!
E66: Respiratory Anatomy & Physiology
Buckle up...this episode is a long one and packed full of information. We quickly discuss the respiratory anatomy and then move on to the physiology and problems we can see such as dead space and shunts. Check out our patreon for the full episode outline!