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19 Jan

Time Management

2018-05-29T14:32:04-04:00

Time management is a key component of reducing stress and reaching career and personal goals. Time is not a renewable resource, so it should be utilized wisely! It's especially important for CRNAs, as they must meet strict deadlines every day. Here's more about how and why you should improve your time management. Accomplish more tasks [...]

Time Management2018-05-29T14:32:04-04:00
24 Jul

The Continued Professional Certification Program by Michael DeBroeck, DNP, CRNA

2018-05-29T14:36:25-04:00

It used to be that you had to hit on someone’s wife/girlfriend or venture into obscene or racially objectionable slurs to start a bar fight; now all you have to do is walk into any anesthesia break room in the United States and say: “CPC Exam” and suddenly you're in a battle that makes the [...]

The Continued Professional Certification Program by Michael DeBroeck, DNP, CRNA2018-05-29T14:36:25-04:00
25 Apr

A Strategy of Action vs. A Strategy of Hope

2018-05-29T14:56:14-04:00

Now that you’ve had a chance to digest the 16th Annual Spring Anesthesia Conference for 2016 and all the information provided by some fantastic speakers, Allegheny Anesthetists is here to provide what a good sponsor should: Opportunity. […]

A Strategy of Action vs. A Strategy of Hope2018-05-29T14:56:14-04:00
5 Feb

Taxes: Make the Filing Process as Smooth as Possible

2018-05-29T14:50:15-04:00

With tax season set to start in January, there are a number of important tax changes that taxpayers and preparers should be aware of to help make the filing process as smooth as possible. One important change occurs with the Affordable Care Act for individuals and businesses. For people who have not gotten the required [...]

Taxes: Make the Filing Process as Smooth as Possible2018-05-29T14:50:15-04:00
12 Jan

Malignant Hyperthermia – Are We Getting Warmer?

2018-05-29T14:52:35-04:00

Paul Liszewski, CRNA, DNP So what’s the deal with Malignant Hyperthermia (MH)? Sounds like the start of a Seinfeld routine, but there’s nothing funny about results of the latest statistics we have about this pharmacogenetic disease. A group of researchers using an MH registry found that the rate of dying from an MH crisis has actually increased [...]

Malignant Hyperthermia – Are We Getting Warmer?2018-05-29T14:52:35-04:00
18 May

What the IRS is Doing to Help You

2018-05-29T14:51:04-04:00

The IRS helping me?  Now that’s a good joke, right.  But the IRS is working to help us with a problem we all potentially face:  IDENTITY THEFT. What is the IRS doing to help you with this problem?  They have created a cybercrime unit to battle this growing trend.  “We are creating a cybercrimes unit within [...]

What the IRS is Doing to Help You2018-05-29T14:51:04-04:00
6 Mar

The Cat and the Fox; how fight or flight affects critical thinking patterns

2018-05-29T14:27:29-04:00

Richard E. Haas, PhD, CRNA, PHRN Aesop’s fables are not as well-known as they once were, so some of you may not have heard this story before.  A cat and a fox were chatting in the forest. The fox was boasting of all the clever ways he learned to evade pursuing dogs, while the cat [...]

The Cat and the Fox; how fight or flight affects critical thinking patterns2018-05-29T14:27:29-04:00
17 Feb

Are You Following a “Tax-smart” Investment Strategy?

2018-05-29T14:26:53-04:00

William Caughey, Financial Advisor We’re getting closer to April 15: Tax Filing Day. And while there may not be much you can do to change your results for the 2014 tax year, you can certainly look closely at your tax returns to find areas you might be able to improve next year — and one such [...]

Are You Following a “Tax-smart” Investment Strategy?2018-05-29T14:26:53-04:00
20 Jan

Proud To Be A CRNA – The 2014 AANA Annual Congress

2018-05-29T14:26:37-04:00

Paul Liszewski, CRNA, DNP I hadn’t attended the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists’ Annual Congress for more than 10 years. Back then it was called the AANA National meeting and I was a relatively new CRNA, wide-eyed and happy to be in Orlando for a week. This time around, I went as a presenter in the New [...]

Proud To Be A CRNA – The 2014 AANA Annual Congress2018-05-29T14:26:37-04:00