May 16-19, 2019 | New Orleans, LA
JW Marriott New Orleans

This educational program is designed to meet the requirements for 20 Class A CE credits.

Hotel

JW Marriott, 614 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130
This block is full. Please see below for alternate option.
Hotel rate: $160 – please reserve your room online HERE
Deadline to reserve: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Alternate room block:
Wyndham New Orleans, 124 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Rates: $109 Wednesday & Thursday; $209 Friday & Saturday
Call to reserve: 1-866-781-3768
Deadline to reserve: April 15, 2019

Registration

Online registration is now closed, however, registration will be available onsite at the JW Marriott.

Agenda

This educational program is designed to meet the requirements for 21 Class A CE credits.

Thursday – 4.0 hours

11:00am Registration & Visit with Exhibitors
12:00pm Upper Torso Pain Blocks Gerry Pedersen, CRNA
1:00pm Lipid Rescue Gerry Pedersen, CRNA
2:00pm Break & Visitor with Exhibitors
2:30pm Supporting the Clinical Educator Role while Protecting Student Rights Laura Bonanno, CRNA
3:30pm Emergence Delirium: Maintaining Veteran and Employee Safety William Pileggi, CRNA, MSN; Michael Boland, M.Ed.; David Julian, M.Ed.; Amanda Beckstead, SRNA, CCRN, BSN, Doctoral Candidate
4:30pm Ice Breaker Reception

Friday – 6.0 hours

7:00am Registration, Breakfast & Visit with Exhibitors
8:00am Think Differently: A Guide to Expecting the Unexpected Matt Welder, DNP, CRNA, FAWM, DiMM, LTC (Ret)
9:00am Opioid Free Anesthesia Brian Selai, CRNA, MSN
10:00am Break & Visit with Exhibitors
10:30am Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Thomas McHugh, MN, CRNA
11:30am Lunch & visit with exhibitors
12:30pm Access Anesthesia Product Demonstration
1:00pm NBCRNA CPC Program Update Rishelle Zhou, MSN, LLB, CRNA
1:30pm The Uppers and Downers of Cardiac Pharmacology Angela Mund, DNP, CRNA
2:30pm Break with exhibtors
2:45pm Show Me the Evidence! Angela Mund, DNP, CRNA
3:45pm AVANA Business Meeting and Q&A

Saturday – 6.0 hours

7:00am Registration, Breakfast & Visit with Exhibitors
8:00am Etomidate as an Induction Agent in Sepsis Raymond J. Devlin, DNP, CRNA
9:00am Anesthesia and Cancer: An Update Brian Selai, CRNA, MSN
10:00am Break & Visit with Exhibitors
10:30am VA Central Office Anethesia Update Roberta Reedy, CRNA, DNSc
11:30am Lunch with exhibitors
12:30pm AANA Update: The Value of Membership Garry Brydges, DNP, MBA, CRNA, ACNP-BC
1:30pm Opioids: Inflammatory Inducer & Immune Function Reduction Garry Brydges, DNP, MBA, CRNA, ACNP-BC
2:30pm Break with exhibitors
2:45pm Wilderness, Mountain, Cold and Dive Medicine: Evolution of Standard Didactic/Clinical Curriculums Matt Welder,
DNP, CRNA, FAWM, DiMM, LTC (Ret)
3:45pm Financial Readiness for the CRNA Larry Welder
6:30pm Mixer and Dinner

Sunday – 4.0 hours

7:00am Registration, Breakfast & Visit with Exhibitors
8:00am Far Forward Trauma Resuscitation in 2019: Lessons learned and Application to Current VA Anesthesia Practice Patrick McElhone, CRNA
9:00am PTSD Treatment & Anesthetic Considerations in Military Veterans Raymond J. Devlin, DNP, CRNA
10:00am Break & Visit with Exhibitors
10:15am Best Practices Implementing an Anesthesia Perioperative Clinic at a level 1A VA Hospital Justin Scott Fulkerson, MSN, DNP, ACNP-BC, CRNA, LCDR USNR
11:15am Safe Opioid Prescribing: The way of the future Peter Kallio, DNP, CRNA, APNP
12:15pm Closing Comments and Raffle Winners