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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 MSN, CRNA and Jeremy Stanley CFP, AIF.

Beyond The Mask: Innovation & Opportunities For CRNAs Jeremy Stanley

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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 MSN, CRNA and Jeremy Stanley CFP, AIF.

    Ep 103: Courage to Lead – 2018-19 AANA President Garry Brydges, PhD, DNP, MBA, CRNA, ACNP-BC, FAAN

    Ep 103: Courage to Lead – 2018-19 AANA President Garry Brydges, PhD, DNP, MBA, CRNA, ACNP-BC, FAAN

    We don’t have to go very far back to find the guest on the latest installment in our Presidential Leadership Series. Garry Brydges PhD, DNP, MBA, CRNA, ACNP-BC, FAAN, in the AANA, served as the AANA president for the 2018-19 year so his experiences are still very fresh. Join us as we look back at the challenges of his term, the lessons learned, and why self-reflection has become part of his daily life.
     
    Read more and get additional resources here: https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/ep-103-courage-to-lead-2018-19-aana-president-garry-brydges-phd-dnp-mba-crna-acnp-bc-faan/2717/ 
     
    Get the CE certificate here: https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Beyond-the-Mask-CE-Cert-FILLABLE.pdf
     
    What we discuss on this show: 
    1:27 – Traveling during COVID
    3:19 – Welcome in Garry Brydges
    5:12 – Garry’s extensive educational background
    8:16 – Was going to law school when elected AANA president
    11:20 – Looking back on his presidency. Why did he decide to run?
    19:48 – Why Garry was the right person for a role the board.
    24:38 – Meetings are such a wonderful opportunity for presidents
    27:38 – Challenges Garry faced during his year
    36:26 – Leveraging social media
    42:08 – Advocacy issues during his presidency
    45:16 – The most valuable leadership lesson he learned
    50:56 – A message to the younger CRNAs
    52:40 – Garry’s athletic career

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ep 102: What Does Gen X, Y, and Me Believe is the Future of Nurse Anesthesia Profession?

    Ep 102: What Does Gen X, Y, and Me Believe is the Future of Nurse Anesthesia Profession?

    While the CRNA profession continues to remain steady and strong, we’re at a critical point in time if things are going to stay that way. What can be done to motivate and engage the younger generations of CRNAs to be active and involved? We put together a panel for the CANA to discuss the future of the profession and its organizations.
     
    Read more and get additional resources here: https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/ep-102-what-does-gen-x-y-and-me-believe-is-the-future-of-nurse-anesthesia-profession/2710/ 
     
    Get the CE certificate here: https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Beyond-the-Mask-CE-Cert-FILLABLE.pdf
     
    What we discuss on this show:
    2:08 – Today we’re recording for the CANA with some special guests
    4:44 – Different generations
    6:07 – What will take to move the profession forward?
    8:02 – Building on the foundation that’s been laid
    10:31 – Will it take a threat to a profession to get CRNAs to become engaged? 
    16:11 – Why did you feel compelled to join the AANA?
    19:16 – Going through the program with children
    20:58 – How to move our profession forward? 
    23:07 – What’s the solution to public awareness problem?
    26:49 – How do you feel about the name change to anesthesiologists? 
    30:22 – Any pushback from physician anesthesiologists?
    33:45 – How important is it to have a unified front on this issue?
    36:51 – Ways to attract younger generations to the AANA
    42:20 – Should business background be more of a priority during training?
    45:09 – The role of social media
    49:06 – Final thoughts from each of our guests 

    • 1 hr
    Ep 101: How Ketamine Infusion Therapy is Treating Mental Health

    Ep 101: How Ketamine Infusion Therapy is Treating Mental Health

    The dynamic field of psychotropic medication has seen groundbreaking results with the introduction of dissociative therapies. This episode hopes to shed light on the use of ketamine for mental health and chronic pain relief and put an emphasis on how CRNAs are uniquely positioned to benefit from its application. Dr. Nicholas Kalynych and Brian Hogan of Sunbelt Wellness Institute will join the show to help us do that.
     
    Read more about the show here: https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/ep-101-how-ketamine-infusion-therapy-is-treating-mental-health/2700/
     
    Get the CE certificate here: https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Beyond-the-Mask-CE-Cert-FILLABLE.pdf
     
    What we discuss on this episode:
    2:22 – What we’re talking about today
    3:04 – Background on our guests
    6:32 – What’s important about this topic right now?
    7:21 – This history and uses of ketamine
    10:28 – Microdosing  
    12:52 – Stigma of mental health  
    14:25 – Ketamine with other anti-depressants
    16:19 – What’s the stigma attached to ketamine
    18:09 – How their business got involved with this treatment.  
    21:23 – Insurance not covering this right now   
    22:36 – How can CRNAs get more involved with this?  
    24:30 – Why CRNAs are uniquely qualified
    27:39 – How did these uses for ketamine come about?
    30:24 – The role of a psychiatrist
    34:30 – How they help people get started with this.
    38:53 – How is COVID impacting supply?
    45:03 – Final message on the topic
     

    • 48 min
    Ep 100: Driving Innovation & Technology in Healthcare with Shawna Butler, RN, MBA

    Ep 100: Driving Innovation & Technology in Healthcare with Shawna Butler, RN, MBA

    We’re celebrating 100 episodes with a fascinating look to the future of health. Shawna Butler, RN, MBA, has been leading the charge towards merging clinical care, technology, and sustainable business models and much of that conversation centers around the true value of nurses. Join us as we learn all about the work and research Butler has been doing, where the industry is headed from a technology standpoint, and what needs to be done to continue moving our profession forward. This show is going to be a celebration and a reflection on an exciting first 100 episodes, and we also have a special message to share with Sharon and Jeremy.
     
    Read more about the show here: https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/ep-100-driving-innovation-technology-in-healthcare-with-shawna-butler-rn-mba/2694/ 
     
    Get the CE certificate here: https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Beyond-the-Mask-CE-Cert-FILLABLE.pdf
     
    What we discuss on this episode:
    0:36 – Celebrating 100 episodes with a surprise
    6:36 – Sharon & Jeremy look back on 100 episodes
    8:38 – Welcoming in our guest today
    9:29 – Background on Butler’s health and tech background
    12:27 – Money is the root of many issues
    14:57 – We don’t quantify nursing
    22:24 – What her podcast is all about
    30:22 – How to get policy changes to push nurses forward
    35:38 – Examples of what nurses are doing now to innovate
    41:58 – How is technology changing nursing? 
    49:07 – Changing the way nurses view the problems we face.
    55:11 – How to get nurses the business training to become an entrepreneur
    1:02:03 – A 100th episode request for Butler
    1:03:33 – What does the future hold for the podcast?
    1:07:27 – A final, inspirational message from Butler

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Ep 99: Courage to Lead – 2011-12 AANA President Debra Malina, CRNA, MBA, DNSc

    Ep 99: Courage to Lead – 2011-12 AANA President Debra Malina, CRNA, MBA, DNSc

    Nearly 10 years ago, the NBCRNA introduced the Continued Professional Certification program much to the surprise of many people in the profession. That announcement came just a few days before former AANA president Debra Malina, CRNA, MBA, DNSc, took office, and it led to many difficult discussions and decisions. Join us as we take you back to 2011-12 and into those meetings, and then find out what Malina remembers most about her time leading the organization.
     
    Read more and get additional resources here: https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/courage-to-lead-2011-12-aana-president-debra-malina-crna-mba-dnsc/2687/ 
     
    Get the CE certificate here: https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Beyond-the-Mask-CE-Cert-FILLABLE.pdf
     
    What we discuss on this show: 
    3:00 – Introducing our special guest today
    4:57 – Her history in nursing
    6:14 – The challenges of her presidency started with NBCRNA and CPC
    15:09 – Fallout from the CPC program
    16:34 – Another thing they looked at was cutting expenses
    21:18 – Helping fund Council on Accreditation
    24:53 – Reimbursement advocacy
    26:58 – Article written an anesthesiologist in March 2012
    31:02 – What happened with removing supervision during her term.
    32:42 – Supervision win for Air Force
    36:33 – Most important leadership lessons learned
    38:53 – Her final message for younger CRNAs
     

    • 44 min
    Ep 98: Why Nurses Make Effective Elected Officials at Every Level of Government

    Ep 98: Why Nurses Make Effective Elected Officials at Every Level of Government

    Politics carry a connotation that’s gotten worse in recent years, but that’s why it’s even more important for nurses to be a part of the decision-making process. As we continue lobbying on this podcast for activism and involvement, we brought on a guest that took that leap nearly 15 years ago. NC House Representative Gale Adcock, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, will explain why nurses are so effective in leadership roles and why this topic is so important in 2020.
     
    Read more about the show here: https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/ep-98-why-nurses-make-effective-elected-officials-at-every-level-of-government/2666/ 
     
    Get the CE certificate here: https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Beyond-the-Mask-CE-Cert-FILLABLE.pdf
     
    What we discuss today: 
    2:40 – Welcome in our guest, Rep. Gale Adcock. Some background on her
    3:43 – Why this topic today is important 
    5:24 – Ways to get involved without running for office.
    6:50 – Don’t be intimidated by your legislators
    10:38 – Political Action Committees
    19:30 – When she ran for Town Council
    24:10 – What helped her win 
    28:13 – Why don’t more nurses run? 
    31:40 – What have you liked and disliked about serving?
    36:44 – When people get to know you as a person, things change.

    • 44 min

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Good discussion

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