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Michael Greco DNP, CRNA

  • Assistant Professor of Nursing at CUMC
  • Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program
Michael Greco, DNP, CRNA

Research Interests:

Electrophysiology Anesthetic Considerations

Evidenced-based Practice and Postanesthesia Nursing Care

Perianesthesia Safety and Occupational Health Hazards

    Education & Training

  • BS, Niagara University
  • MS, 2002 SUNY Health Science Center
  • DNP, University of Alabama

Contact Info

Presentations

  • September, 2016: My Heart Skips a Beat Every Time We Meet: Anesthesia in the Electrophysiology Lab, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists 2016 National Congress, Washington DC
  • September, 2016: My Heart Skips a Beat Every Time We Meet: Electrophysiology Case Studies, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists 2016 National Congress, Washington DC
  • May, 2016: Keeping the Beat: Treatment Options in the Electrophysiology Lab, Association of Veterans Affairs Nurse Anesthetists, Saint Petersburg, FL
  • May, 2016: You've Got Rhythm, I've Got Options: Non-Pharmacologic Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation, New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists, New York, NY
  • April, 2015: You've Got Rhythm, I've Got Solutions: Innovative Treatment Approaches for Atrial Fibrillation, New England Assembly of Nurse Anesthetists, Burlington, MA
  • April, 2015: LAST (Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity),But Not Least, New England Assembly of Nurse Anesthetists, Burlington, MA
  • April, 2015 Malignant Hyperthermia: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Crisis, NYC Chapter-American Assembly of Men in Nursing, New York, NY
  • April, 2014:Non-pharmacological Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY
  • March, 2014: Postoperative Emergencies and Anesthetic Complications, 1199 RN Education Training Fund, New York, NY
  • January, 2013: Greco, M. & Stone, M. Anesthetic Considerations for the Cardiac Electrophysiology Patient, Mount Sinai Medical Center 31st Annual International Symposium: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles
  • Nov, 2013: Keynote Speaker, North Shore/ LIJ Health System’s Perioperative Education Seminar, New Hyde Park, NY
  • Oct, 2013: Perianesthesia Certification Prep Course for Nurses, Curriculum design and development for this certification review course, New York, NY
  • Feb, 2013: Anesthetic Considerations for the Electrophysiology Patient, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Anesthesiology Grand Rounds, New York NY
  • April, 2012: Care of the Perianesthesia Patient, 1199 RN Education and Training Fund, New York, NY
  • April, 2012: Certification Review Course for PACU/ASU Nurses, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, New York
  • May, 2011 Postanesthesia Recovery for Critical Care Nurses, Mount Sinai Medical Center,New York, NY
  • March, 2011: Certification Review Course for PACU Nurses, White Plains Medical Center, White Plains, New York
  • April, 2010: Reaction panel representative regarding health policy, 2010 DNP Intensive for American Association of Colleges in Nursing (AACN), Huntsville, AL
  • June, 2008: Developed and implemented a competency based, PACU orientation for cross-training for Obstetrical Nurses, US Army Bennecaso Birthing Pavilion, Vicenza, Italy
  • May, 2008: “The Utilization of Anesthesia for Obstetrics in the United States of America”, Italian / American International Nurses Week, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
  • March, 2008: “Preeclampsia and IV fluid Boluses”, Morton-Plant Mease Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds, Clearwater, FL
  • January, 2008: “The Changing Skyline: Preparedness, Response, & Lessons Learned from 911. A NYC Nurses Story”, American Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses: Gulf Coast Chapter, Dunedin, Florida
  • April, 2006: “Understanding the fundamentals of Epidural Analgesia in Obstetrics”, West Point Military Academy Hospital, NY
  • February, 2006: “The role of a CRNA in the US Army”, Various Universities throughout CONUS Army Medical recruiting command
  • November, 2005: “The Endless Opportunities for Males in Nursing”, Molloy College, Rockville Center, NY
  • May, 2005: “Role of a US Army Anesthetist on a Wartime Mission”,2005 National Nurses Week Ceremony,SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • December, 2004: “Malignant Hyperthermia and Peri-OperativeCare”,US Army Hospital, Wurzburg, Germany
  • May, 2002: Convocation Keynote address on “The Image of a Professional Nurse”,Niagara University College of Nursing Convocation,Class of 2002
  • November/December, 2000: “Critical Care Course for the Beginning Anesthetist”,SUNY Health Science Center - Downstate, Brooklyn, NY
  • May 1999: “Application of Advanced Hemodynamic Monitoring In Nursing Practice”,New York Medical College, Critical Care Symposium, Crown Plaza Hotel Times Square, New York City
  • January, 1999: “Automated External Defibrillators for Flight Attendants Training Program”,American Airlines, Dallas-Forth Worth, Texas

Patents

July 2013: Ergonomic Chin Support for Medical Headgear. http://www.google.com/patents/US5361416

Committees/Societies/Memberships

  • 2016- Present: American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (Professional Development Committee)
  • 2016- Present: American Association of Colleges of Nursing (Doctoral Conference Committee)
  • 2014-Present: Columbia University (Curriculum Committee)
  • 2014- Present: New England Assembly of School Faculty
  • 2014- Present: National League for Nursing
  • 2014- Present: Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • 2014- Present: Columbia University Men in Nursing (Founding Member)
  • 2012- Present: Heart Rhythm Society
  • 2012- Present: International Network for Doctoral Education in Nursing
  • 2012- Present: American Nurses Association
  • 2010- Present: New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists (Goldie Braggman Award Selection Committee (2011 - Present)
  • 2009- Present: Sigma Theta Tau (Chancellor of Alpha Zeta Chapter-Columbia University 2016)
  • 2000- Present: American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nursing
  • 2005- Present: American Assembly for Men in Nursing (Luther Christman�Fellow- Inducted, September, 2016)
  • 2000- Present: American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Global Health Countries

  • Ecuador

Global Health Activities

October, 2016: Guayaquil, Ecuador, Surgical mission with Blanca's House. Mentored Columbia University SRNAs during this global health experience

March, 2015: Guayaquil, Ecuador. Surgical mission with Blanca's House. Mentored Columbia University SRNAs during this global health experience.

Honors & Awards

  • September, 2016: Luther Christman Fellow of The American Assembly of Men in Nursing
  • 2016 HRSA Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship Grant Award
  • 2015 HRSA Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship Grant Award
  • July, 2010: University of Alabama Graduate Student of the Month.
  • Spring, 2010:  Graduate Student Research and Travel Support Grant, University of Alabama

   

Research Interests

  • Electrophysiology anesthetic considerations
  • Evidenced-based practice in the postanesthesia care unit
  • Perianesthesia safety and health hazards

NIH Grants

  • NURSE ANESTHETIST TRAINEESHIPS (Federal Gov)

    Jul 1 2016 - Jun 30 2017

Publications

  • Bhatt, V.H., Csyros, G., Greco, M., Miller, M., & Fischer, G. (2014). Ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation: Implications for anesthesiologists. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. (Manuscript accepted for publication Nov 2014).
  • Bhatt, V.H., & Greco, M. (2014). Assessment and management of the patient with Atrial Fibrillation for ablation. Anesthesiology News. 40(10): 77-80.
  • Weiner, M.M., Greco, M., Kevin, T.W., & Mittnacht, A,J. (2014). Inhibition of premature ventricular contractions by desflurane. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. (Epub ahead of print)
  • Greco, M. & Stone, M. Anesthetic Considerations for the Cardiac Electrophysiology Patient.  Presented at The Mount Sinai Medical Center 31st Annual International Symposium: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine in Curacao, Netherlands Antilles January, 2013.
  • Greco, M. (2012). Arriving at distance learning. Advance for Nursing. Retrieve at http://nursing.advanceweb.com/Features/Articles/Arriving-at-Distance-Learning.aspx
  • Greco, M. & Pugh, M. “Attitudes Toward Peer mentoring in a Virtual Higher Education Environment: A Research Study” Abstract and Poster presented at University of Alabama at Huntsville 2010 Doctor of Nursing Practice Intensive.