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Beyond the Mask Podcast🎙️Episode: Brett Fadgen's Road to Anesthesia

It's here! The Beyond the Mask podcast taping from PANA's Spring Symposium in Hershey! #ICYMI in person, Jeremy Stanley, CFP, AIF and Sharon Pearce, MSN, CRNA sat down with #CRNAinPA Brett Fadgen back on Saturday, May 6th to hear more about his personal story, which includes a timeline of the innovations and opportunities for CRNAs, once believed to be unattainable.

Episode Description

🍫Jeremy and Sharon were up in Hershey for the PANA Spring Symposium and hosted a live taping of the podcast with Brett Fadgen, MSN, CFRN, CRNA. If you haven’t heard Brett’s story, it’s a remarkable one about perseverance and never giving up in the face of life’s challenges. Join us to hear all about his journey and how he became the only one-armed nurse anesthetist.

Here are some of the things you’ll learn on this show:

🔹 Brett’s childhood and growing up with a congenital defect. (3:21)

🔹 The journey from being a paramedic to RN to anesthesia school. (9:05)

🔹 The challenges he faced in anesthesia school. (13:47)

🔹 The contact he has with other people with limitations that are interested in anesthesia. (23:55)

🔹 What questions do patients ask? (26:15)

🔹 The final message Brett has for people. (32:00)

🎧 Listen to this episode below via Spotify or via Soundcloud.


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