45 minutes | Sep 24th 2020

Ep 95: Courage to Lead - 1994-95 AANA President Mary DePaolis Lutzo, CRNA, PhD

Our leadership series continues with a look back to the 1990s with former AANA president  Mary DePaolis Lutzo, CRNA, PhD. That decade featured many heated battles for CRNAs and she was right in the middle of it during that 1994-95 year in office. Today we look back on all the strides the AANA took over that time period, including a transition onto the internet.


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What we discuss on this show: 

3:21 – Sharon welcomes in Mary DePaolis-Lutzo

4:36 – Her background in the profession 

8:30 – Her experience when moving to Florida.

11:35 – Fellowship in human sexuality

13:46 – Getting her doctorate.

16:09 – What was going on when she became president 

19:08 – The theme for her year

20:23 – She had an amazing Board of Directors

22:32 – Highlights from her year as president.

26:01 – Establishing the AANA archives

28:23 – Changing the regional director structure

30:56 – Utilizing the internet early on

34:37 - Valuable leadership lessons learned

36:02 – The message she has for new CRNAs

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