Category: Anesthesia Basics

These podcasts may be especially helpful for Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists (SRNAs) and other anesthesia learners.

#32 – Iatrogenic infections related to anesthesia workstation behaviors – Chuck Biddle, PhD, CRNA

In this podcast, I talk with Chuck Biddle, PhD, CRNA about iatrogenic infections related to anesthesia workstation behaviors.  This continues to be a focal point of Dr Biddle’s research on patient safety and is a topic that concerns every anesthesia

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#17 – EKG Lead Selection for Perioperative Monitoring – Mark Kossick, DNSc, CRNA, APN

Mark A. Kossick, DNSc, CRNA, APN, professor at Western Carolina University, discusses the cardinal elements and evidence based recommendations for EKG lead selection during anesthesia. Dr. Kossick is a tenured professor at Western Carolina University, the author of a textbook

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#16 – Communicating with Preceptors – Jon, Kristin, Brad & Cassidy

Jon, Kristin, Brad & Cass sit down to talk about communicating with preceptors.  This talk will be helpful for SRNAs who are hitting the clinical environment for the first time.  This podcast was recorded during our anesthesia training and hopefully

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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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