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Ep 64: Courage to Lead – Former AANA President Nancy Bruton-Maree, CRNA

March 12, 2020

We continue our ‘Courage to Lead’ series by bringing Nancy Bruton-Maree, CRNA, MS, into the studio to look back on her time as AANA President. Join us as we discuss the accomplishments, the lessons learned, and what message she wants to get across to the next generation of CRNAs.

 

Read more about Nancy and get additional resources here: https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/?p=2319 

 

Today's show rundown: 

2:12 – Nancy Bruton-Maree joins us in studio today.

2:28 – Summarize some of the things that happened during your AANA presidency.

4:26 – The office based guidelines began during her time on the board. She explains how it came to be.

6:50 – Mentoring program for doctorate-level students was a new concept 25 years ago.

9:56 – This progression of education has taken place over a short period of time. Why is that?  

11:34 – Nancy remembers the new program director’s orientation workshop that was in place.

13:31 – The AANA was an early adopter of the dedication of the Women in Military Service Memorial.

14:47 – Were there a lot more women than men in the 80s and 90s?

16:00 – The first CRNA boat cruise was held during her year.

16:45 – HCFA and the deferral to states on supervision of CRNA Medicare cases.

21:30 – Nancy talks about the strong board that she had.

23:45 – Board meetings were very organized and efficient.

25:16 – Here are some of the lessons Nancy learned as president.

28:16 – What would you tell the new generation of CRNAs about the profession?

31:42 – If she couldn’t be a CRNA, Nancy would be a veterinarian.