The California Association of Nurse Anesthetists former president Julia Harris joins the program to discuss the merits of opioid-free anesthesia.
Having a voice for CRNAs in the legislature is incredibly important. On this episode of the podcast, we'll speak with Patrick Ballantine, lobbyist for the NCANA, about what kinds of conversations are happening on the legislative level and how you can get involved in making sure CRNA interests are represented in government.
Past AANA presidents Sandra Ouellette and Nancy Bruton Maree join the program on this edition of the show to discuss how the CRNA profession has evolved to its current state. Sandra and Nancy will share stories of their experiences as presidents of the AANA. We'll also take a look at the future of the industry and some of the major issues facing CRNAs going forward.
We'll continue our conversation about what it's like to become a 1099 CRNA. We'll cover questions about taxes, should you incorporate, how you'll cover your own healthcare issues and much more.
The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Chief Executive Officer Randy Moore joins the show this week to discuss the latest healthcare developments and how they're impacting CRNAs. He'll also talk to us about how the AANA is responding to those dynamic changes and reveal what keeps him up at night.
Jeremy and Sharon will cover the details of what it looks like to become a freelance CRNA. What's it like to make that transition to getting a 1099 every year? Who is a good fit to transition from W2 to 1099? We'll answer those questions and more on part 1 of this conversation.
We have special guest Dr. Jackie Rowles on the show to cover the results of a AANA cultural task force that she chaired. We will learn what current members, former members, and non-members all think of the AANA, as well as evaluate the health of the organization. Jackie will give us the key takeaways from this special report.
For the launch of "Beyond The Mask" we'll get to learn about your hosts, Jeremy Stanley and Sharon Pearce. They'll preview some of the future topics the podcast will tackle and some of the great guests that will join the show over the coming months. They'll describe how the podcast will bridge the gap from clinical conversations inside the operating room to organizational, financial, and personal topics important to CRNAs "Beyond The Mask".