28 episodes

Practical anesthesia knowledge and wisdom for CRNAs by CRNAs.

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Practical anesthesia knowledge and wisdom for CRNAs by CRNAs.

    Say What? Q & A Round 2

    Say What? Q & A Round 2

    We went into the ring and did the first Q & A in episode 25. Because of the overwhelming positive feedback, we are back for another round…say what! In this episode we’ll go over several pharmacology questions that range from medications that affect hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction to platelet inhibitors. Along the way we’ll give you tips and suggestions to help dust out the cobwebs and bring that anesthesia knowledge back into the forefront of your mind. Say what? That’s right, it’s Q & A day!

    • 28 min
    Episode 27: Vasopressors for Hypotension During Anesthesia – Should We Be Less Pushy?

    Episode 27: Vasopressors for Hypotension During Anesthesia – Should We Be Less Pushy?

    Anesthesia-induced hypotension is commonly treated with push dose vasopressors. Today, we’ll dive into what the newest evidence is showing us about the use of phenylephrine, ephedrine, and norepinephrine IV bolus doses. We talk about cerebral oxygen concentrations and cardiac output when administering these vasopressors and ultimately ask ourselves…should we be less pushy?

    • 33 min
    Anesthesia through the eyes of the grand master! A conversation with John Nagelhout.

    Anesthesia through the eyes of the grand master! A conversation with John Nagelhout.

    Our episode today is with the one and only Dr. John Nagelhout PhD, CRNA, FAAN. He is a pharmacology master who has taught thousands of CRNAs over the years. He the creator and has been the primary author of the core nurse anesthesia textbook “NURSE ANESTHESIA” for the last 20 years.
    Jeremy and Sass have an engaging discussion about his experience as a nurse anesthetist since the 1970’s, the story behind his creation of the first and subsequent editions of Nurse Anesthesia, how he came to teach pharm

    • 45 min
    Say what? Q&A

    Say what? Q&A

    Recently, we’ve had many CRNAs request a podcast that evaluates answering test questions. Basically, something that helps bring that anesthesia knowledge and that question answering expertise back into the forefront of your mind.
    APEX family…we hear you! That’s right, it’s Q & A day!

    • 29 min
    Anesthesia Management for Parkinson’s Disease

    Anesthesia Management for Parkinson’s Disease

    Today we dive into a discussion about Parkinson’s disease. We talk about what causes this disease, how it is medically and pharmacologically managed, and most important for CRNAs…what is the best evidence for taking care of patients who have Parkinson’s disease. There’s no doubt that at some point you will provide anesthesia for these patients and we want to help you, so sharpen those pencils and get ready to take some notes!

    • 37 min
    Kicking COVID Butt with Valerie Sedor CRNA and Mark Gabot CRNA

    Kicking COVID Butt with Valerie Sedor CRNA and Mark Gabot CRNA

    This is our first interview and we wanted it to be with CRNAs on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic who are getting it done! We focus our discussion on the expanding roles of CRNAs within the hospital and within our communities. We talk to retired Navy Commander and veteran clinical coordinator Valerie Sedor CRNA, about her roles in the ICU and ED, and what’s it’s like during this COVID surge. We also talk with author and clinical expert Mark Gabot CRNA, about his experience working as a primary m

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

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275 Ratings

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Q&A

Very helpful! Thank you! Please include more Q&A sessions.

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Say what? Q

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Can’t believe I listened to them all! What am I going to listen to when I work out! I liked the banter. East to listen to. Perfect lengths. Super applicable to practice! I will be submitting for class B thanks for that tip!

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