Attendee Registration and Exhibitor  Registration Now Open! 

 VHA has expanded authorization for government-sponsored travel recognizing the COVID vaccination status. Members can request time off for in-person meetings now!

Click HERE to View Memorandum
Click HERE for OF-165 Travel and Tuition Request 
 

Attendee Registration

Exhibitor Registration 

 

Registration Rates

Full Meeting Registration

  • Member Rate - $625
  • Active Military Rate - $625
  • Non-Member Rate - $680
  • Student Rate - $150

Single Day Registration

  • Single Day Registration - $300 per day
  • Student Single Day Registration - $50 per day

Additional Items

Sponsor a Student

  • 1 Day Sponsorship - $50
  • 2 Days Sponsorship - $100
  • 3 Days Sponsorship - $150

 

Click Here for Attendee Registration

 

Exhibit Booth - $600
Includes a six-foot table, two chairs, one complimentary registration and meal tickets, and listing on onsite signage. 

Additional Booth Attendees - $75 per person
Up to 2 additional booth attendees are permitted per booth. Additional booth attendees will be fully registered and receive passes to all meals. 

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Speaker Sponsor - $500 per speaker
  • Break Sponsor - $350 per Break
  • Annual Meeting Welcome Reception Sponsor - $1000
  • Annual Meeting Attendee Giveaway - Please contact the AVANA office for details at [email protected]

 

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Hotel Accommodations


Sirata Beach Resort
5300 Gulf Blvd,
St Pete Beach, FL 33706

Block Rate
Resort Hotel Room at $199 per night

Reservation Information

To reserve, please complete the reservation form and email it to [email protected].
Click here to download the reservation form. 

Alternatively, you may call Sirata Resorts In-House Reservations Department at 800-344-5999 ext. 1
*Please let them know that you are with the 2022 Association of Veterans Affairs Nurse Anesthetists to receive the block rate. 

 


Agenda 

Thursday, May 19th

12:30-13:30….. ETOH/cocaine intoxication and anesthesia implications - Dr. Lee
13:30-14:30….. VA Chief CRNA Growth And Advancement Of A Department - Sierra Gower
14:30-15:00….. Break & Visit with Exhibitors
15:00-16:00…..CRNA Financial Health And Planning - Larry Welder
16:00-17:00......TBD
17:00-17:30…..Break & Visit with Exhibitors
17:30-18:30…..Meet & Greet

Friday, May 20th

7:00-8:00…..Breakfast, Registration, Time with Exhibitors
8:00-9:00….. An Army CRNA’s Perspective Of Battlefield Anesthesia - Patrick Mcelhone
9:00-10:00…..Battlefield acupuncture techniques - Dr. Kaley Tash
10:00-10:30…..Break & Visit with Exhibitors, Student Posters
10:30-11:30…..PTSD Opioid-Sparing Technique Using Ketamine - Christopher Mazza
11:30-12:30…..Compassion Burnout In Healthcare - Janet Sentor
12:30-13:30…..Sponsored Lunch & Visit with Exhibitors, Student Posters
13:30-14:30…..TBD
14:30-15:30…..TBD
15:30-16:00…..Break & Visit with Exhibitors, Student Posters
16:00-17:00…..TBD

Saturday, May 21st

7:00-8:00…..Breakfast, Registration, Time with Exhibitors
8:00-9:00…..Current & Future Aspects Of Liposomal Bupivacaine - Jonathan Kline
9:00-10:00…..COVID-19 And Anesthesia Implications - Kevin Driscoll
10:00-10:30…..Break & Visit with Exhibitors, Student Posters
10:30-11:30….. GETA Without Opioids Or Vapors - John McDonough
11:30-12:30….. CPC Exam And NBCRNA Updates - Kevin Driscoll
12:30-13:30…..Sponsored Lunch & Visit with Exhibitors, Student Posters
13:30-14:30….. Get Your ERAS Moving: Implementation Of An ERAS Protocol For Urologic Surgery - Alex Campbell
14:30-15:30….. AVANA Update (CE)
15:30-16:00…..Break & Visit with Exhibitors, Student Posters
16:00-17:00….. AVANA Business Meeting
18:30-20:30…..AVANA Dinner

 *Subject to change