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American Association Of Nurse Anaesthetists 80th Annual Meeting 2013 (AANA 2013)


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American Association Of Nurse Anaesthetists 80th Annual Meeting 2013 (AANA 2013)

  1. 1.      Las Vegas, NevadaAugust 10-13The Mirage Hotel3400 Las Vegas Blvd SouthLas Vegas, Nevada     Preliminary ScheduleAmerican Association of Nurse Anesthetists      2013 AANA Annual Meeting
  2. 2. 2Table of ContentsBusiness of the AssociationAnnual Business Meeting 6, 10Board of Directors Meetings 6Resolutions and Bylaws Hearing 6Educational OpportunitiesOverview of Educational Sessions 4-5Friday 6Saturday 8-9 Sunday 10 Monday 12-14 Tuesday 15-16Social EventsOpening Ceremonies 8 CRNA-PAC Fundraiser 9 Exhibit Hall Opening 10Wake-up for Wellness Fun Walk/Run 12College Bowl 14Foundation Fundraiser 14Annual Banquet 16RegistrationHow to Register 18-19Registration Form InsertMailing Envelope enclosedSponsor-A-Student ProgramHow to Participate 19HousingHotel Information back coverHotel Reservation Form insertMailing Envelope enclosedFor further information call: (847) 655-87978:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Central Daylight SavingsTimePurposeThe Annual Meeting of the American Association of NurseAnesthetists is designed to provide a variety of educationaltopics which will develop the maximal effectiveness ofCRNAs in their roles as healthcare providers in diversesettings across the nation.Goals1. Provide an organized learning experience that augmentsthe knowledge and skills of the CRNA in various settings.2. Serve as a forum where research pertinent to the specialtyof nurse anesthesia can be presented.3. Familiarize the nurse anesthetists with the latest medicalequipment, technology, and pharmacological products.4. Provide AANA members with an opportunity to participatein the business of the AANA.5. Facilitate interaction and networking between participantson a professional and social level.Needs Assessment andTarget AudienceThe AANA Program Committee has reviewed programevaluations and other feedback from the AANA members toidentify the issues that affect nurse anesthesia practice. Thetopics are determined based on overall member surveys,national trends and issues, and gaps in knowledge to furtherdevelop the professional practice of CRNAs. The educationactivities were developed to meet the needs of CRNAs, nurseanesthetist students, and other healthcare providers with aninterest in the topics.Accreditation StatementsThe 2013 AANA Annual Meeting has been prior approvedby the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for amaximum of 19 (CE) Credits; AANA Code Number 1027606;Expiration date 08/13/2013.The AANA designates the Pharmacology lectures as meetingthe criteria for 3 CE credits in Pharmacology/Therapeutics.The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists is accreditedas a provider of continuing nursing education by theAmerican Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission onAccreditation.This program will provide 19 contact hours of continuingnursing education.Provider approved by the California Board of RegisteredNursing, Provider #10862, for 19 Contact Hours.This educational activity is being presented without theprovision of commercial support and without bias or conflictof interest from the planners and the presenters.The maximum number of CE credits possible is 19.On-Site Registration Desk Hours(Located inThe Mirage Rotunda and Registration)Friday, August 9 1:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.Saturday, August 10 6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Sunday, August 11 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Monday, August 12 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.Tuesday, August 13 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  3. 3. Don’t Miss TheseDon’t Miss TheseDon’t Miss TheseDon’t Miss TheseDon’t Miss TheseDon’t Miss ThesePreconvention Workshops!Preconvention Workshops!Preconvention Workshops!Airway on Demand WorkshopThis course, presented for AANA by William Rosenblatt, MD, Professor ofAnesthesiology and Surgery at the Yale School of Medicine, is designed as acomplete difficult airway workshop. 4 hours of lecture will be followed by 2-hourhands-on session.Introductory Fundamentals of UltrasoundGuidance for Anesthesia Providers WorkshopThis course, presented for AANA by Jonathan Kline, CRNA, MSNA, Directorof Education for Twin Oaks Anesthesia, is designed to present ultrasoundfundamentals. 4 hours of lecture will be followed by 2-hour hands-on session.Prior Approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 6 CEcredits; AANA Code Number 1027708; Expiration Date: August 9, 2013Member/Nonmember CRNAs receive a $50 discount when registering forboth the Annual Meeting and a Preconvention Workshop.Registration is limited. Register early to avoid getting closed out.Full program, registration and hotel information available at Friday, August 9, 2013Where: The Mirage, Las Vegas, NVWhat Time: 7:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.Topics to be covered:• Decision-making and patientevaluation in airway management• Aids to direct laryngoscopy• Preparation for awake intubation• Indirect vision-aided intubation• Minimally invasive techniquesof intubation• Extubation of the difficult airwayTopics to be covered:• Foundations of ultrasound use• Producing readable images• Understanding and using theDoppler mode• Intervention utilizing ultrasoundimagingPrior Approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 6 CE credits;AANA Code Number 1027707; Expiration Date: August 9, 2013Member/Nonmember CRNAs receive a $50 discount when registering for both theAnnual Meeting and a Preconvention Workshop.Registration is limited. Register early to avoid getting closed out.Full program, registration and hotel information available at Friday, August 9, 2013Where: The Mirage, Las Vegas, NVWhat Time: 7:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
  4. 4. 4Overview of Educational Sessions EventsEducationalSessionEventBreakCECreditsFriday, August 97:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. Preconvention Airway on Demand Workshop • 67:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m Preconvention Introductory Fundamentals of Ultrasound Workshop • 69:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m Refreshment Break •TBD AANA Board of Directors Meeting – Open Session •5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. First-Timers Orientation •6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Resolutions and Bylaws Hearing •Saturday, August 107:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. General Session • 18:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. General Session • 19:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Refreshment Break •9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Opening Ceremonies •11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch on own •1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Concurrent Sessions101 – Concurrent Session102 – Concurrent Session103 – New Speakers and Hot Topics (ends at 4:30 p.m.)104 – Assembly of School Faculty-Hearing on Practice Doctorate Standards105 – Student Session (ends at 3:00 p.m.)•443203:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Break •3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Anesthesia “Pioneers” Meeting (limited to retirees 55 and older) •4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Student Focus Session (limited to the first 90 students) •6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. AANA CRNA-PAC Fundraiser •Sunday, August 118:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Annual Business Meeting and Open Forum •12:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m. Lunch on Own •2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Keynote Session • 13:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Opening •5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Military CRNA Updates •Monday, August 126:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Eighth Annual Wellness Fun 5K Walk/Run •9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. General Session • 110:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Exhibit Hall Refreshments - Coffee and Danish served •10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Exhibits •11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. History and Archives Meeting • 111:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Concurrent Sessions201 – Concurrent Session202 – Concurrent Session203 – Concurrent Session204 – Health Volunteers Overseas•222211:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Open Lab – Difficult AirwayOpen Lab – Ultrasound •11
  5. 5. 51:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Student Luncheon (limited to registered associate members) •1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. CRNA Only lunch in Exhibit Hall (limited to registered CRNA attendees) •3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Concurrent Sessions205 – Helen P. Vos Memorial Lecture (ends at 4:00 p.m.)206 – Concurrent Session207 – Health and Wellness208 – State of the Science•12225:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. AIR/PAIR/SPA Meeting •5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Regional Breakouts •6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 24th Anesthesia College Bowl •7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. AANA Foundation Fundraiser •Tuesday, August 138:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Exhibit Hall Hours - Coffee and Danish served •8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Open Lab – Difficult AirwayOpen Lab – Ultrasound •1110:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Concurrent Sessions301 – Concurrent Session302 – Concurrent Session303 – Concurrent Session304 – Educators305 – AANA Journal Writing Workshop•2222212:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch on own •1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. General Session • 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. General Session • 16:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Annual Banquet •EducationalSessionEventBreakCECredits
  6. 6. Be Part of theBusiness ofYour AANADedicated members make the AANA run. Make your opinions heard andyour vote count by participating in the following important events during theAANA Annual Meeting in Las Vegas.➠AANA Board of Directors MeetingsFriday, August 9 • TBDOpen session times will be available on the AANA website in July.➠Resolutions and Bylaws HearingFriday, August 9 • 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.(Limited to AANA members)➠Annual Business MeetingSunday August 11 • 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.(Limited to AANA members)Get Involved!
  7. 7. NEW THIS YEAR!Things are changing at the AANA Annual MeetingAdditional CE Credit OpportunityAll full registrations will receive 4 free CE courses (for a max of 4 CE credits)on AANALearn®to supplement the credits they earn onsite at the meeting.These credits will be available to each full registrant after the start of theAnnual Meeting and details will be provided onsite with your registrationmaterials.Open Seating for Some EventsAdvance registration is no longer required for General Sessions, Resolutionsand Bylaws Hearing, Opening Ceremonies, Annual Business Meeting,Keynote Session and the Anesthesia College Bowl. Arrive early to ensure yourseat in the room. You still need to pre-register for Concurrent Sessions.Please note that in accordance with the Las Vegas fire regulations, standing orsitting on the floor in the meeting rooms during events is strictly prohibited.First –Timers OrientationIs now scheduled on Friday, August 9, at 5:30 p.m.Two Pre-Convention Workshops• Airway on Demand• Fundamentals of Ultrasound Guidance for Anesthesia ProvidersSee Page 3 for more detailsPurchasing Banquet TicketsBanquet tickets can now be purchased at Banquet Seating. Tickets must bepurchased by 4 p.m. CDST, June 15 to guarantee a reserved seat at astate/military table.
  8. 8. 87:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.General Session (1 CE Credit)TBDLearner Outcomes:1. TBD8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.General Session (1 CE Credit)Understanding Health Equity, Health Disparities and CulturalCompetency: A Leadership Mandate for Nurse AnesthetistsRenee Branch Canady, PhD, MPALearner Outcomes:1. Describe the distinction between health equity and healthdisparities.2. Identify cultural experiences, including racism anddiscrimination, as factors in the psychological well-being ofvarious recipients, and its role in health disparities.9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Opening Ceremonies• Processional• Welcome• Invocation• Presentation of Colors• National Anthem• Presentation of Awards• Friends for Life• Entertainment1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions101 – Concurrent Session (4 CE Credits)To Clot or Not to Clot –The Role of the AntifibrinolyticsRonald N. Dick, RPh, PhDLearner Outcome:1. Identify the rationale behind the antifibrinolytics, theirmechanisms, and the reasons and instances for their use.Review of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics – WhatDoes the CRNA Need to ConsiderRonald N. Dick, RPh, PhDLearner Outcomes:1. Explain the importance of pharmacokinetics andpharmacodynamics in the practice of anesthesia.2. Explain how knowledge of these topics can be utilized toenhance safe practice.Anesthesia Considerations for Fetal SurgeryHernando de Soto, MDLearner Outcome:1. Describe a perioperative anesthetic plan for both mother andfetus during fetal surgery.Complications in Pediatric Patients . . . Inpatients versusOutpatientsHernando de Soto, MDLearner Outcome:1. Discuss several perioperative complications of significance inthe pediatric population and a plan for their prevention.102 – Concurrent Session (4 CE Credits)Near Misses and Lessons LearnedSuzanne M. Wright, CRNA, PhDLearner Outcome:1. Recognize the value of near miss events and consider methodsfor communicating them.Passing the Buck: A Look in theTransfer of Care Event inAnesthesia PracticeSuzanne M. Wright, CRNA, PhDLearner Outcome:1. Identify good communication as an essential component of thetransfer of care event in anesthesia practice.The Dawning of a New Age: 21st Century MedicineJeremiah L. Loch, CRNA, DOMP, ND, PhD, DAAPMLearner Outcome:1. Describe the factors that have shaped how disease has beenconventionally understood and treated.The Role of the CRNA in 21st Century Pain ManagementJeremiah L. Loch, CRNA, DOMP, ND, PhD, DAAPMLearner Outcome:1. Recognize the unique clinical and leadership role of the CRNAas a 21st century pain management practitioner.103 – New Speakers and Hot Topics (3 CE Credits) -ends at 4:30 p.m.Emergence Delirium Subsequent to General Anesthesia inService Members Who Served During the Global War onTerrorismMajor John Tyler Wilson, CRNA, PhDLearner Outcomes:1. Identify the extent and seriousness of emergence delirium.2. Identify common behavior characteristics specific toemergence delirium.3. Recognize the signs and symptoms associated with emergencedelirium in the perioperative setting.4. Identify patients preoperatively who may emerge from generalanesthesia in a combative manner.5. Recognize the safety implications emergence delirium mayhave on all health care providers in the perioperative setting.Anesthesia for the Patient with One VentricleKristine S. Faust, CRNA, DNAP, MBALearner Outcomes:1. Describe physiology of the single ventricle patient.2. Identify the 3 stages of repair for the single ventricle patient.3. Describe the anesthesia implications of each stage.Social Media in AnesthesiaThomas S. Davis, CRNA, MAELearner Outcomes:1. Describe the various types of social media available toanesthesia providers and its appropriate use in the healthcareenvironment.2. List the positive ways in which social media can enhancecommunication within a workgroup.3. Relate examples of distracted health care workers and impacton patient care.Saturday, August 10Visit for additional information      
  9. 9. 9Cognitive Aging: Maintaining Your EdgeNicholas W. Gabriel, CRNA, PhDcLearner Outcome:1. Identify how the brain compensates for changes in the normalaging brain.ABCs of Pediatric Anesthesia: Tips andTricks forTotsHeather J. Rankin, CRNA, MSNLeaner Outcomes:1. Describe NPO guidelines for pediatric patients.2. List pre-medications, induction techniques, intravenous accessand fluid guidelines for pediatric anesthesia patients.Making Our Patients Safer in the OR: It’s all about FeedbackJoseph F. Lipscomb, CRNA, MSLeaner Outcome:1. Carry out effective patient safety processes in the operatingroom.104 – Assembly of School Faculty (2 CE Credits)Professional Socialization: Beyond Squeezing the Bag –Engaging Students through Political Advocacy, Service,Mentoring, and LeadershipMary O’Brien, CRNA, MSN, EJD, ARNPRussell R. Lynn, CRNAJoseph A. Rodriguez, CRNA, MSNCharles A. Vacchiano, CRNA, PhDLearner Outcomes:1. Identify methods to involve students in professional advocacyoutside the classroom.2. Identify barriers to student involvement in professionalactivities and recognize ways to overcome them.Hearing on the Practice Doctorate Standards for Accreditation ofNurse Anesthesia Programs, Research Doctorate Standards forAccreditation, and CRNA Fellowship Standards for AccreditationFaculty Forum105 – Student Session ends at 3:00 p.m.Being a Nurse Anesthetist, It’s More than Being an ExcellentClinicianScott W. Rigdon, CRNA, MPHLearner Outcome:1. Recognize the link between strong professional advocacy andhaving a practice environment you are proud of.CRNA Professional Development: Beyond Clinical PracticeGarry J. Brydges, CRNA, DNP, ACNP-BCLearner Outcome:1. Identify various methodologies expanding professionallybeyond clinical anesthesia care.4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Student Focus Session(Limited to the first 90 students)6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.AANA CRNA-PAC Fundraiser$200 –CRNAs$100 –SRNAsKeep Memory Alive Event CenterEmbark on a one-of-a-kind experience with the CRNA-PACat the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Healthon Saturday, August 10 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Guests will betransported a short drive off the Vegas strip and back to adifferent decade as the CRNA-PAC celebrates with a “RETRORAT PACK” reception and silent auction. Designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry, the Lou Ruvo Center is aniconic architectural landmark that includes a Wolfgang Puck-inspired kitchen, 199 unique windows, and a surroundingstainless steel trellis canopy, creating a truly magicalexperience. With a venue mantra of “Keep Memory Alive” theevening will surely be one to remember for years to come.Tickets can also be purchased and/or picked up on-site at thePAC booth located in the Exhibit Hall. Please for additional information.Proceeds to benefit the AANA CRNA-PACSaturday, August 10      Visit for additional information
  10. 10. J.R. Martinez is an actor, motivationalspeaker, army veteran and author. InMarch 2003 J.R. was deployed to Iraq.Less than a month into his deployment,the vehicle he was driving hit a roadsidebomb. While the 3 passengers wereejected, J.R. was trapped, sustainingsevere burns to 34 percent of his body.He spent 34 months in recovery andendured numerous skin grafts andcosmetic surgeries.J.R. is best known for capturing the topprize on ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars”.During 2012 he was the Tournament ofRoses Grand Marshal, recipient of theNational Red Cross Spirit Award and theNational Disabled American Veteran of the Year Award.You will not want to miss J.R’s powerful message of goal setting, stayingmotivated and developing perseverance to meeting personal and professional goals.Plug into yourPotentialWhen: Sunday, August 11, 2013Where: The MirageTime: 2:00 p.m.Don’t MissThis Year’s Keynote Speaker!          
  11. 11. 118:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Annual Business Meeting(Limited to AANA members only)Janice J. Izlar, CRNA, DNAPAANA President• President’s report• Treasurer’s report• Executive Director/CEO’s report• Resolutions• Bylaws Amendments• Other association business• Election results• Open Forum (start time to be determined)Your association needs you! Show your support for AANA byjoining us for this very important meeting.2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Keynote Session–Plug into Your Potential(1 CE Credit)J.R. MartinezJ.R. Martinez is a highly sought after motivational speaker,traveling the country to spread his message of resilience andoptimism. He devotes himself to showing others the true valueof making the most of every situation.Learner Outcome:1. Express the power of goal setting, staying motivated anddeveloping perseverance to meet personal and professionalgoals.3:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Exhibit Hall OpeningComplimentary refreshments will be served.Join us for the opening of the Exhibit Hall and visit with ourCorporate Partners to obtain the latest information on theirproducts and services.Exhibit HoursSunday 3:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Monday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.Military CRNA Updates• Air Force• Navy• Veterans AffairsSunday, August 11      
  12. 12. Visit with AANA’s Corporate Partners and obtainthe latest information on their products and servicesExhibit HoursSunday 3:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Exhibit Hall OpeningComplimentary refreshmentsMonday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.CRNA Only lunch providedfrom 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Exhibitor DrawingsComplimentary Coffee DanishAANA Insurance ServicesAANA ArchivesAANA Public RelationsAANA JournalAANA FoundationAANA Group Insurance and Retirement PlansAANA WellnessAANA Government Affairs/CRNA-PACAANA Education/AccreditationVisit AANA Central in the Exhibit Halland get all your AANA questions answeredquickly in one place.Visit the AANA Exhibit Hall
  13. 13. 136:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.(Buses depart from Mirage at 5:50 a.m.)Eighth Annual Wellness Fun 5K Walk/RunSunset Park, Las Vegas$30 registration, includes shirtNurse anesthetists changing lives one mile at a time in Vegas!Event proceeds will be donated to Lifebox. Go for a link to the online registrationand for more information on the route, shirts, childrenparticipants, buses to the park, donations to Lifebox, andordering additional shirts. Preregister by 6/15 to ensure shirtsize. Maximum registrants 575; onsite registrations available ifnot sold out.9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.General Session (1 CE Credit)The Aftermath of Perioperative Catastrophes: Our (CRNAs)Voices are Finally Heard!Tenth Annual Jan Stewart Speaker: Maria Van Pelt, CRNA, MS,MSNLearner Outcomes:1. Describe the impact a perioperative catastrophe may have on aCRNAs well-being, perceived level of cognitive impairment.2. Describe the ways of coping that are utilized when an eventoccurs.11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Open LabsUltrasound (1 CE Credit)(maximum of 1 CE credit for each lab)Learner Outcomes:1. Demonstrate proper ultrasound probe orientation andapplication on both live and phantom models.2. Identify structures utilizing ultrasound guidance on both liveand phantom models.3. Utilize ultrasound technique for the performance of regionalblocks.Difficult Airway (1 CE Credit)(maximum of 1 CE credit for each lab)Learner Outcomes:1. Identify the landmarks in the upper airway that are pertinent tonontraditional techniques of intubation.2. Explain techniques of intubation.3. Demonstrate integration of theoretical instruction with itshands-on application.10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.Exhibit Hall Hours11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.History and Archives (1 CE Credit)Helen Lamb:The Mother of Nurse Anesthesia EducationEvan Koch, CRNA, MSNLearner Outcome:1. Describe the significant contributions Helen Lamb made to thenurse anesthesia profession.AANA and IFNA: Past, Present and FutureJackie S. Rowles, CRNA, ANP, MBA, FAAPMLearner Outcomes:1. Discuss the historical relationship between the AANA and theInternational Federation of Nurse Anesthetists (IFNA).2. Discuss current goals and objectives of IFNA.3. Discuss future vision of IFNA and the role of AANA in helpingIFNA to achieve its goals and objectives.11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions201 – Concurrent Session (2 CE Credits)Infectious DiseaseTransmission in the Anesthesia Workstation:Real, Imagined or Academia Gone Wild?Chuck Biddle, CRNA, PhDLearner Outcome:1. Assess the role of the anesthesia provider in healthcareacquired infection (HAI) in the care of the patient.AANA Infection Control GuideCharles A. Griffis, CRNA, PhDLearner Outcome:1. Describe the currently recommended measures to protect thepatient and nurse anesthetist from infection during anesthesiacare.202 – Concurrent Session (2 CE Credits)Fluid Management: Give ‘em what they need when they need itMonica L. Jenschke, CRNA, PhDLearner Outcomes:1. Describe pertinent factors for evaluation fluid managementresearch literature.2. Identify major complications that may arise from excessivecrystalloid administration.3. Explain benefits and possible drawbacks of utilizing goal-directed fluid management practices.MassiveTransfusion ProtocolBryan W. Tune, CRNA, DNPLearner Outcomes:1. Identify the clinical importance of a massive transfusionprotocol.2. Discuss current evidence related to massive transfusion.3. Identify variances that exist in clinical practice related tomassive transfusion.Monday, August 12      Visit for additional information
  14. 14. 14 Visit for additional informationMonday, August 12       203 – Concurrent Session (2 CE Credits)Lessons Learned – Anesthesia Experiences during Operation IraqiFreedomRaymond J. Devlin, CRNA, MSNLearner Outcomes:1. Describe the challenges of providing anesthesia services incombat and austere environments.2. Describe the advantages, disadvantages, and use ofRecombinant Factor VIIa administration in trauma surgery.Preventative Interventions for Rising Intraocular PressureBonnie L. Molloy, CRNA, PhD, APRNLearner Outcomes:1. Describe the underlying etiology of postoperative visual loss(POVL) and how increased intraocular pressure (IOP) can play amajor role in ischemic ocular flow and perfusion.2. List the 3 types of POVL and know what variations in anestheticmanagement can do to potentially prevent future POVL events.204 – Health Volunteers Overseas (2 CE Credits)Volunteering Overseas: What you need to know!Suzanne T. Brown, CRNA, BSNRichard A. Henker, CRNA, PhD, FAANLearner Outcomes:1. Describe the preparation required for overseas volunteer work.2. State the mission and goals for Health Volunteers Overseas.3. Discuss the challenges related to volunteer work in developingcountries.4. List possible teaching activities that can be employed indeveloping countries.1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.Student Luncheon (included in registration fee)• Student Representative’s farewell message• Presentation of Student Writing Contest Winners• Announcement of 2014 Student Representative• Student scholarship recognitionCRNA Only Lunch in Exhibit Hall (included in registration fee)Exclusive time for CRNAs in the exhibit hall; enjoy lunch whilevisting with exhibitors.2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Open LabsUltrasound (1 CE Credit)CRNAs Only(maximum of 1 CE credit for each lab)Learner Outcomes:1. Demonstrate proper ultrasound probe orientation andapplication on both live and phantom models.2. Identify structures utilizing ultrasound guidance on both liveand phantom models.3. Utilize ultrasound technique for the performance of regionalblocks.Difficult Airway (1 CE Credit)CRNAs Only(maximum of 1 CE credit for each lab)Learner Outcomes:1. Identify the landmarks in the upper airway that are pertinent tonontraditional techniques of intubation.2. Explain techniques of intubation.3. Demonstrate integration of theoretical instruction with itshands-on application.3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions205 – Helen P. Vos Memorial Lecture (1 CE Credit)–ends at 4:30 p.m.The Role of Education in the History of Nurse AnesthesiaJanice J. Izlar, CRNA, DNAPLearner Outcome:1. Indentify influences education has had on the Nurse Anesthesiaprofession.206 – Concurrent Session (2 CE Credits)Commission on Anesthesia Economics and Reimbursement(CAER): Lesson Learned andTools Necessary for all CRNAsRobert J. Gauvin, CRNA, MSLearner Outcome:1. Identify tools and strategies necessary in proposing variouspractice models to administrators.Patient Safety: Barriers to the SurgicalTimeoutKrista A. Bragg, CRNA, DNPLearner Outcomes:1. Describe the Universal Protocol and the WHO Checklist.2. Discuss the incidence of wrong-site surgeries.3. List five (5) barriers to implementation of the surgical timeout.4. Express methods to ensuring timeout compliance.207 – Health and Wellness (2 CE Credits)Addiction and Return to Work: Is it Possible?E. Laura Wright, CRNA, PhDLearner Outcome:1. Recognize the challenges of return to practice for nurseanesthesia in recovery from opioid dependency.Put the FUN in Functional....The Benefits ofTeam Building forYour Anesthesia PracticeJennifer C. Ferguson, CRNA, MSNKat Vanden HeuvelLearner Outcome:1. Describe the benefits to well being from team building in workand educational settings.208 – State of the Science (2 CE Credits)Lorraine M. Jordan, CRNA, PhD, FAANLearner Outcomes:1. Discuss how recent research findings impact CRNAs in theclinical settings.2. Describe the link of research findings to healthcare and CRNAclinical practice.5:00 p.m. –6:00 p.m.Regional Breakouts5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Anesthetists in Recovery Open Support Meeting
  15. 15. 156:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.24th Anesthesia College BowlStudents compete with students - winning team faces theCRNA Challenge Team in a final match.Come to this exciting event and support your favorite team.Students or CRNAs who would like to compete should obtainfull details regarding this event, including the rules forcompetition, from the AANA website, program directors,or the AANA Education Department at 847-655-1161.Deadline to apply is April 15, 2013.7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.AANA Foundation FundraiserVegas –The Stars Come Out at NightTreasure Island Hotel(Registration Fee of $225); Pre-registration requiredThis AANA Foundation FUNdraiser will be hosted by SaturdayNight Live’s Kenan Thompson. The event will include dinner,drinks, DJ, dancing and our very own CRNA and SRNA starsthat will be performing personal talents—encouraging dol-lar “votes” from guests that benefit the Foundation — withwinners announced at the end of the evening. All guests areencouraged to go all out and dress like a star or a favoritecelebrity.Purchase tickets on the enclosed Registration Form. Pick upyour tickets at the Foundation Booth onsite.Proceeds benefit the AANA Foundation and its mission toadvance the science of anesthesia through education andresearch.Visit for additional informationMonday, August 12      
  16. 16. 16Visit for additional informationTuesday, August 13       8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Exhibit Hall HoursComplimentary Coffee and Danish8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Open LabsUltrasound (1 CE Credit)(maximum 1 CE credit for each lab)Learner Outcomes:1. Demonstrate proper ultrasound probe orientation andapplication on both live and phantom models.2. Identify structures utilizing ultrasound guidance on both liveand phantom models.3. Utilize ultrasound technique for the performance of regionalblocks.Difficult Airway (1 CE Credit)(maximum 1 CE credit for each lab)Learner Outcomes:1. Identify the landmarks in the upper airway that are pertinent tonontraditional techniques of intubation.2. Explain techniques of intubation.3. Demonstrate integration of theoretical instruction with itshands-on application.10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions301 – Concurrent Session (2 CE Credits)Understanding Malignant Hyperthermia: Diagnosis,Treatmentand PreventionDebra R. Merritt, CRNA, MSNLearner Outcomes:1. Describe the pathophysiology of malignant hyperthermia.2. Recognize the characteristic clinical findings that identify amalignant hyperthermia crisis.3. Describe a treatment protocol for an acute malignanthyperthermia event.Anaphylaxis: Are you ready?Lou Ann M. Bowen, CRNA, BALearner Outcome:1. Recognize and treat anaphylaxis and develop a tool kit for rapidresponse.302 – Concurrent Session (2 CE Credits)Medical Malpractice: Implications for Nurse AnesthesiaPracticeLynn Fitzgerald Macksey, CRNA, MSNLearner Outcomes:1. List four elements needed by plaintiffs’ attorneys tosuccessfully prosecute medical-practice cases.2. Identify which of these four elements is most important forsuccessful prosecution and why.Medical Malpractice: Charting to KeepYourself Out of a LawsuitLynn Fitzgerald Macksey, CRNA, MSNLearner Outcome:1. Describe, in detail, actions healthcare providers should take tominimize their own risks of culpability in medical malpracticelawsuits.303 – Concurrent Session (2 CE Credits)Addiction – A Constant Human Companion – Especially Closeand Affectionate in the Operating RoomCF Ward, MDLearner Outcomes:1. Describe a historical review of drug use and the currentdimensions and details impacting anesthesia care.2. Discuss the professional and personal factors in drug diversion,addiction, treatment and recovery.304 – Educators (2 CE Credits)Interprofessional Simulation CollaborationLori Ann Winner, CRNA, MSNLearner Outcomes:1. Explore ways to develop a simulation environment for inter-professional training.2. Illustrate specific simulated learning activities that becomeuseful methods of instruction for interprofessional education.3. Examine the relationship between simulation, leadershipcapacity, and teamwork attitudes that play an important role foreffective interprofessional collaboration.4. Develop a way to evaluate health professionals’ judgmentof interprofessional collaboration and teamwork with othergroups, and self-reports of attitudes toward working in healthcare teams.Student Assessment During Crisis Management Simulation –Video Case StudyMichael D. Fallacaro, CRNA, DNSLearner Outcome:1. Apply crisis resource principles and self assessment techniquesin simulator based crisis training.305 – AANA Journal Writing Workshop (2 CE Credits)Welcome and IntroductionsOpen Forum: Why are you here? What do you want to learn?Why publish? Personal and Professional FactorsTargetingYour Audience and JournalOpen Forum: Questions, Responses and Manuscript IdeasChuck Biddle, CRNA, PhDMichael P. Dosch, CRNA, PhDLisa A. Osborne, CRNA, PhDLearner Outcomes:1. Discuss the process of developing and cultivating ideas suitablefor eventual publication.2. Describe the need for making a focused choice in selecting atopic for manuscript development.Navigating the Peer Review Process, Anticipating ReviewerConcerns and Submission to PublicationEthical Conundrums: Plagiarism, Authorship, Conflict of InterestFinal Perspective of the Editor in ChiefOpen Dialogue with Participants: What’s onYour Mind?Donald M. Bell, CRNA, DNScChuck Biddle, CRNA, PhDShari M. Burns, CRNA, EdDLarry Sawyer, BALearner Outcomes:1. Identify common problems associated with submittedmanuscripts that may needlessly disadvantage an author.2. Review some of the major ethical issues related to publishingscholarly work.3. Discuss individual concept papers and develop an approachto moving the prospective author’s idea/concept to a formalpaper.
  17. 17. 1712:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Lunch on own1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.General Session (1 CE Credit)Pharmacogenetics: A New Way ofThinking in the Age of Person-alized HealthcareChuck Biddle, CRNA, PhDLearner Outcome:1. Evaluate the role of patient genetics in their unique and oftenhighly variable response to healthcare related interventions.2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.General Session (1 CE Credit)Fire in the Operating Room – Prevention and AvoidanceSoham Roy, MD, FACS, FAAPLearner Outcomes:2. Describe the three essential elements that contribute tooperating room fires.3. Describe the risk of operating room fires.4. Discuss the team approach to prevention of operating roomfires.6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Annual Banquet Reception (Cash Bar)7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.Annual BanquetSemiformal/Formal EventHighlights of the evening include:• Musical Salute to the States• Meet your New Board of Directors• Recognition of award recipients• AANA Scrapbook10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.DancingTuesday, August 13      Visit for additional information
  18. 18. Professional GrowthUpcoming Conferences WorkshopsApril 14-17, 2013Mid-Year AssemblyArlington, VirginiaMay 1, 2013Essentials of ObstetricAnalgesia/Anesthesia WorkshopPark Ridge, IllinoisMay 2-4, 2013Spinal/Epidural WorkshopPark Ridge, IllinoisMay 3, 2013Physical Assessment for APRNsWorkshopChicago, IllinoisMay 4-5, 2013AANA Jack Neary Advanced PainManagement I WorkshopRosemont, IllinoisMay 6-7, 2013AANA Jack Neary AdvancedPain Management II WorkshopRosemont, IllinoisMay 8, 2013Neuroanatomy Prosection LabRosemont, IllinoisJune 1-2, 2013Comprehensive Ultrasound-guidedPeripheral Nerve Block and VascularAccess WorkshopSalt Lake City, UtahSeptember 21-22, 2013Comprehensive Ultrasound-guidedPeripheral Nerve Block and VascularAccess WorkshopLocation TBDTo register or for more information go 14-17, 2013April 14-17, 2013April 14-17, 2013Mid-Year AssemblyMid-Year AssemblyMid-Year AssemblyArlington, VirginiaArlington, VirginiaArlington, VirginiaRegistration is now openRegistration is now openRegistration is now open
  19. 19. Students are theFuture of AANAand Your Tax Deduction*!Remember the days ofworking full time, endlessstudying, trying tobudget your time aswell as your money?If you do, you know how importantthe Sponsor-a-Student program is toour future CRNAs.With your sponsorship of $350**, you willprovide a student with the opportunity toattend both the Annual Meeting and Banquet.These are invaluable professional developmentopportunities for all students to experience.For full details on how you can help, seepage 21 of the Preliminary Schedule orthe AANA website,*See your tax professional for further details.**Combined Sponsorship also availableindividually at the following rates:$255 for Registration fee$95 for Banquet
  20. 20. 20Visit for additional informationWhatYour Registration Fee IncludesFull FeePayment of an AANA member or nonmember registration feeincludes admission to:• Opening Ceremonies• Business Meeting• General Concurrent Sessions• Exhibit Hall• CRNA Only lunch in Exhibit HallDaily FeeYou may register either in advance or onsite to participateon a particular day or days. Simply choose the sessions youwant to attend and enter the appropriate amount in the spaceprovided. A maximum of two daily registrations is permitted.Daily fees apply to all days from Saturday, August 10, throughTuesday, August 13.GuestPayment of a guest registration includes admission toOpening Ceremonies and the Exhibit Hall. Every guest mustbe accompanied by a CRNA sponsor who has registered andpaid all applicable fees. A reduced registration fee is availableto guests who are not themselves CRNAs or SRNAs.Tickets tothe Annual Banquet and fundraising events must be purchasedseparately. Daily registration is not available to guests.Associate (student) membersThe basic registration fee is $255For associate members who:• Are enrolled in approved nurse anesthesia program• Are eligible to take the certification examination aftergraduation• Have been accepted into an approved nurse anesthesiaprogram and can provide letter of verification fromprogram director• Associate members are invited to the Student Luncheon(complimentary)Students who wish to be sponsored through AANA’s Sponsor-A-Student program must indicate their desire in Section 6 onthe registration form and submit payment for registration andthe Annual Banquet (if attending) by June 15, 2013. All studentswill be randomly selected for sponsorship. Those selected forsponsorship will receive a refund by September 1, 2013.We ask that students who are being sponsored by a specificindividual, school, or state, not request sponsorship ontheir registration forms to allow other students the sameopportunity to be sponsored.Retired membersAANA members over 62 years of age and in retired statuswith AANA can register for a reduced fee.CRNA speakersThose who are CRNAs and also speakers at the AnnualMeeting may register at a reduced fee. If they will only be atthe meeting on the day they are speaking, they will not berequired to pay the fee and will be entitled to participate inscheduled activities on the day of their presentation.Persons with disabilitiesTo assist AANA in complying with the Disabilities Act of 1990,those with disabilities are asked to check the appropriate box onthe registration form. An AANA representative will contact youpersonally to discuss any special requirements you may have.Recording waiver (Photography, Audio Video)Portions of this AANA meeting may be photographedor audio/video recorded for various purposes, includingreporting, promotion, archival, or sale and distribution. Byregistering, individuals agree that the AANA may photographor record by audio/video their attendance and involvement inany portion of the meeting. Furthermore, individuals agreethat the AANA may use these photographs and/or recordingswithout additional approval or permission.Exhibitor registrationExhibitors at the AANA Annual Meeting are encouraged torefer to the Exhibitor Prospectus for rules and regulationssurrounding their participation in the meeting. Exhibitorbadges and meeting materials may be picked up at theExhibitor Registration Desk.Exhibitor representativesOnly those who are employed by the exhibitor and will beworking in the booth will be registered as exhibitors andgiven an exhibitor badge, which they must wear at all times.Badges will not be issued to registrants who are subject to theregistration fee or to representatives of leasing companies,suppliers, vendors, or others who want to be admitted tomake contacts. However, exhibitors will receive 2 guestpasses; additional badges will be $50.CRNAs who are exhibitorsCRNAs who are registered as exhibitors are not eligibleto receive CE credit unless they have also registered asmembers or nonmembers and paid the registration fees.Recruiting at the Annual MeetingThe AANA Annual Meeting is an ideal place to seek a newposition, discuss the many practice options available, andnetwork with those who have positions available.You willfind many recruiters from agencies, hospitals, and placementservices in the Exhibit Hall.You are encouraged to visit theirbooths to learn about the opportunities available.In fairness to those who have rented space in the Exhibit Hall,recruiting devices such as posters, business cards, privatehospitality suites, or any other recruiting media cannot be usedduring the meeting, except by those who are officially listed asexhibitors. Anyone who is found to be recruiting and is not anexhibitor will be charged a full booth fee. If the fee is not paid,it will affect their attendance at future annual meetings.Registration for ChildrenChildren under the age of 16 are not required to register.Tickets must be purchased for children who attend the AnnualBanquet. Children are not permitted in the educationalsessions under any circumstances.Registration Information
  21. 21. 21Children in the Exhibit HallChildren may walk through the Exhibit Hall if they areaccompanied by an adult who will assume responsibility forany damage to exhibits caused by the child. No strollers arepermitted in the Exhibit Hall. Children are not permitted in theExhibit Hall during the setup and dismantlement periods.Child careContact the concierge at the hotel for assistance in finding achild care service that meets your needs.ConfirmationsAll registrations received by mail, fax or email by June 15,2013, at 4:00 p.m. CDST, will receive a confirmation by email.When you arrive at the Annual Meeting Registration Desk,you will be given the Official Program and Exhibitor Directoryas well as a badge.Cancellation PolicyIf you are not able to attend the meeting or any separateticketed event, please email your cancellation to Listed below is the cancellation fee schedule:• 31 days or more prior to event – 20% of registration/ticketfee; remainder will be refunded• 16-30 days prior to event – 50% of registration fee/ticket fee;remainder will be refunded• 15 or fewer days prior to event – no refund because theexpense of your anticipated participation has already beenincurredAll requests for cancellation must be received in writing.Annual Meeting BanquetSeating ProcedureYou are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets byJune 15, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. CDST, to guarantee your seatingpreference.• Annual Banquet seats are reserved, and all attendees,including children, must have tickets.• Tickets are nonrefundable after 4:00 p.m. CDST June 15,2013.• Tickets and seating assignments will be available at theAnnual Meeting.• Formal or semiformal attire must be worn.Advance ticket purchases for state/militarytables• Tickets must be purchased through the pre-registrationprocess and picked up by 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 12,2013, to be guaranteed a reserved seat at the state/militarytable requested.• Anyone who purchases tickets after above date and time oronsite will be assigned a seat on the basis of availability.• Under no circumstances can tables be rearranged toaccommodate onsite purchasers or individuals whopurchased tickets after the pre-registration date/time.Seating at state tables• Through the use of annual rotation of state tables, thosewho were seated farther from the head table one year canbe assured of being seated closer the next year.• A maximum of 10 people can be seated at a table. Everyeffort will be made to seat those from the same state in thesame area.• Large video screens will enable everyone to have a clearview of the head table.Seating at state presidents’ tables• State presidents in office during March 2013 will recieve anexplanation of banquet seating procedures by email.• If you are or will be a state president at this year’s AnnualMeeting, it is your responsibility to be knowledgeable aboutthe procedures AANA follows.• Members/guests seated at a state president’s table mustpurchase a banquet ticket by June 15, 2013, at 4:00 p.m.CDST.Contractual arrangements with the Mirage Hotel do notallow beverages to be brought to the banquet. Wine will beavailable for purchase before and during the banquet.Sponsor-A-Student ProgramSupport AANA’s future CRNAsThis is the 21st Annual AANA Sponsor-A-Student Program,which has been hailed by sponsors and students alike.For $350, you enable a student nurse anesthetist to attendboth the meeting and the Annual Banquet,the social highlight of the entire meeting. During thebanquet, your sponsored student(s) can meetand mingle with those employed in the profession and learnmore about the AANA and its worldwidenurse anesthetist advancement efforts.All student sponsorships made through the AANA Sponsor-A-Student program are randomly selected by the computer.Individuals, state associations, schools of nurse anesthesia,and partners in the profession may contribute to the program.There are three sponsorship options:• Registration and banquet ticket - $350• Registration only - $255• Banquet ticket only - $95The AANA Foundation processes all randomly-selectedstudent sponsorships, which are tax-deductible.The AANAFoundation Board endorses all selections.Direct SponsorshipsIf you wish to sponsor a specific student(s), you will need tocontact that individual directly. If you would like to sponsora student(s) from a specific state or school, you will needto contact that state or school directly to identify studentsin need of sponsorship. Contact information for schools ofnurse anesthesia and state associations can be found at on the Annual Meeting web page.Visit for additional information
  22. 22. Mark Your Calendars!Things are changing beginning in 2014.The AANA Annual Meeting will be renamedthe Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress.
  23. 23. We couldn’t do it without you!Thewould like to acknowledge and thank ourindustry partners for their generous support.
  24. 24. Hotel reservations, or any changes to existing reservations,can be made by using one of the following methods:• Via the AANA Website (• Fax to 847-692-3224• Call AANA Housing Bureau at 877-226-2885, 8:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m. (CDST), Monday through FridayIf you do not receive an email confirmation within 48 hours ofmaking your hotel reservation, please call the AANA HousingBureau at 877-226-2885. Do not call the hotel directly asthey will not have your information until 2 weeks before themeeting.The hotel requires a deposit of one night’s room rate plus taxwith each reservation request. Requests received without adeposit will be returned. All sections on the credit card formmust be completed in order to process your reservation.Credit card deposits will be charged by the hotel beginning onJuly 19, 2013.All changes and cancellations must be made through theHousing Bureau. Reservations will be assessed a $25.00processing fee for cancellations at any point. Reservationcancellations must be emailed to meetings@aana.comHeadquarter Hotel and Meeting LocationThe Mirage Hotel3400 Las Vegas Blvd SouthLas Vegas, NV 89109Single or Double OccupancyFriday and Saturday-$179/nightSunday-Tuesday-$109/nightRoom tax –12.00%A $20 daily resort fee, plus tax, is applied to each hotelreservation and includes services and amenities that are sureto enhance your experience at the Mirage. The daily resort feeincludes the following hotel services; complimentary internetaccess in sleeping rooms, access to the Fitness Center, dailynewspaper available for pick-up at the Impulse Store or BellDesk and unlimited local and toll-free calls.Check your confirmationBe sure to check your hotel confirmation from the AANA.Errors can occur, so it is important that you verify theaccuracy of your arrangements.Hotel Rates andTypes of AccommodationsVisit for additional information