Month: February 2015

#14 – Anesthesia Care Models – Ian Hewer, MSN, MA, CRNA

Jon and Ian discuss the history and economics of anesthesia delivery models.  Ian overviews the various types of anesthesia care models, some of the historical context for the development of those models and explains how anesthesia providers can optimize the

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#13 – Success Strategies for Nurse Anesthesia School – Mason McDowell, DNAP, CRNA & Kara Michalov, MSN, CRNA

If you’re planning on becoming a CRNA or even if you’re currently in CRNA school, this talk is for you!  Jon talks with Mason McDowell, DNAP, CRNA and Kara Michalov, MSN, CRNA about success strategies for nurse anesthesia school.  

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#12 – Preparing for Nurse Anesthesia School – Mason McDowell, DNAP, CRNA and Kara Michalov, MSN, CRNA

If you’re a critical care nurse and you’re thinking about applying for anesthesia school, this show is for you!  Jon talks with Mason McDowell, DNAP, CRNA & Kara Michalov, MSN, CRNA about how best to prepare for getting into nurse anesthesia

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#11 – Part 3 Combat Trauma Anesthesia – Dustin Degman, MSN, CRNA

Part 3: Combat Trauma Anesthesia with Dustin Degman, MSN, CRNA.  Dustin and Jon wrap up their conversation with an overview of how people can get involved as CRNAs in the military and how we can support our troops. Dustin Degman,

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#10 – Part 2 Combat Trauma Anesthesia – Dustin Degman, MSN, CRNA

Part 2: Combat Trauma Anesthesia with Dustin Degman, MSN, CRNA.  Dustin discusses the specifics of Damage Control Resuscitation that he utilized as the sole anesthesia provider at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Orgun-E in Afghanistan. Dustin Degman, MSN, CRNA is an Associate Professor

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#9 – Part 1 Combat Trauma Anesthesia – Dustin Degman, MSN, CRNA

Part 1: Combat Trauma Anesthesia with Dustin Degman, MSN, CRNA. In this interview, Jon sits down with Dustin Degman to discuss his role as a CRNA working at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Orgun-E in Afghanistan. Dustin Degman, MSN, CRNA is an Associate Professor of Anesthesia

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#8 – The Business of Anesthesia – Sandry Gaillard, MSN, CRNA

In this episode, Kristin and Sandry Gaillard, a CRNA who works independently at a critical access hospital in rural western North Carolina, sit down to discuss the business of anesthesia in terms of working as a 1099 employee verses a W2 employee.

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#7 Advocacy in Anesthesia – David Andrews, MHS, CRNA

In this interview, David Andrews, MHS, CRNA, sits down with Jon Lowrance to discuss the importance of CRNAs and SRNAs advocating for their profession through state and national associations. David is the current President of the Oregon Association of Nurse

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#6 – Outpatient Anesthesia – David Andrews, MHS, CRNA

In this episode Kristin and David Andrews, MHS, CRNA, President of the Oregon Association of Nurse Anesthetists and Clinical Director of Outpatient Anesthesia Services, sit down to discuss the challenges facing outpatient anesthesia providers. Information about Outpatient Anesthesia Services can be

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