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

Hotel rate: $160 – please call this number to make your reservations: 800-771-9067 or reserve your room online HERE
Deadline to reserve: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Registration

Agenda

This educational program is designed to meet the requirements for 20 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, CRNA
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, CRNA
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