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2019 NANA Fall Conference

2019 NANA Fall Conference - October 12-13 

Bryan College of Health Sciences (1535 S. 52nd Street, Lincoln, NE)

The NANA Fall Conference features an Airway on Demand - Difficult Airway course that includes a hands-on workshop presented by Dr. William Rosenblatt, a Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery (Otolaryngology) at the Yale University School of Medicine.

In addition to the Airway on Demand workshop, topics include Anesthetic Management of an Adult Brain-Dead Donor, Assessing the accuracy of gastric ultrasound, A Survival Guide to Professional Contracts, Management of difficult airways, Foreign body airway management (tracheal or esophageal), and Left Ventricular Assist Devices.

The NANA Board of Directors will provide an update on the latest in the industry, locally and nationally, during the NANA Business Meeting lunch on Saturday. All Nebraska CRNAs and SRNAs are encouraged to attend. 

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 15.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1037789; Expiration Date 10/13/2019.

Early Bird Registration Ends September 13!


Full Program Conference Registration includes: 

  • Admission to continuing education courses
  • AANA recording of CEs
  • All meals, breaks & refreshments

Daily Conference Registration includes: 

  • Admission to continuing education courses
  • AANA recording of CEs
  • Meals, breaks & refreshments for day attendee registered 

SCHEDULE

Saturday October 12, 2019 (10.5 CEs)

7:00 am – 8:00 am - Anesthetic Management of an Adult Brain-Dead Donor | Rebecca K. Vanwinkle, RN, MSN, SRNA and Holly A. Chandler, MS, CRNA
Explore current anesthesia guidelines for management of adult brain-dead organ donors and compare pre and post lecture knowledge regarding the anesthetic guidelines for management of adult brain-dead organ donors.

8:00 am – 10:00 am | Airway on Demand - Difficult Airway Workshop (Part 1) | William Rosenblatt, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery (Otolaryngology) at the Yale University School of Medicine
The Airway on Demand course includes five and a half hours of lecture (Parts 1-3) followed by a one-hour hands-on workshop. This course will focus on providing attendees an understanding and application of appropriate airway management, including performance assessment, technique application, and evaluation of the potential for failed tracheal extubation. 

10:00 – 10:15 | BREAK 

10:15 am – 12:15 pm | Airway on Demand - Difficult Airway Workshop - Part 2 | William Rosenblatt, MD

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm | AANA/NANA Update & LUNCH 
Kris Rohde, MS, CRNA; NANA President; Tiffany Mayland, MSN, CRNA; NANA President-Elect; Christan Ford, MS, CRNA; Vice President; Erin McLaughlin, MSN, CRNA; NANA Secretary/Treasurer
A one-hour review, discussion, and question and answer period related to the profession's health care policy and advocacy issues at the national and state level.

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm | Airway on Demand - Difficult Airway Workshop - Part 3 | William Rosenblatt, MD

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm | BREAK 

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Attendees will be divided into 2 Groups 

  • Group #1: Airway on Demand - Difficult Airway Workshop | William Rosenblatt, MD
  • Group #2: Assessing the accuracy of gastric ultrasound in identifying gastric content presence and type 
    Eric Johnson, SRNA; Shannon Pecka, PhD, CRNA, APRN, RN; Julie Morbach, MA, RDMS, RVT, RT(R)
    • This session will examine the accuracy of evaluating solids, liquids, and fasting with gastric ultrasound.  The basic principles of gastric ultrasound and identification of gastric landmarks will be discussed. The sensitivity and specificity of gastric ultrasound will be examined to determine its utility in evaluating NPO status.  

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm 

  • Group #2: Airway on Demand - Difficult Airway Workshop | William Rosenblatt, MD
  • Group #1: Assessing the accuracy of gastric ultrasound in identifying gastric content presence and type
    Eric Johnson, SRNA; Shannon Pecka, PhD, CRNA, APRN, RN; Julie Morbach, MA, RDMS, RVT, RT(R)
    • This session will examine the accuracy of evaluating solids, liquids, and fasting with gastric ultrasound.  The basic principles of gastric ultrasound and identification of gastric landmarks will be discussed. The sensitivity and specificity of gastric ultrasound will be examined to determine its utility in evaluating NPO status.  

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Airway on Demand – Wrap-Up William Rosenblatt, MD

 

Sunday October 13, 2019 (4.50 CEs)

7:00 am – 7:30 am | REGISTRATION 

7:30 am - 8:30 am | A Survival Guide to Professional Contracts | Julie A. Knutson, JD, Partner, Baird Holm LLP
The presentation will focus on bargaining basics, regulations governing contracts with CRNAs, the structure of contracts and the pros and cons and practical matters related to contracts (e.g. non-compete covenants) and more.

8:30 am - 9:30 am | Management of difficult airways | Jessica K. Goeller, DO, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Co-Director of Acute Pain Service, Children's Hospital & Medical Center
This session will identify difficult airways and describe preparation for and management of anticipated difficult airways and considerations for and management of unanticipated difficult airways. Epiglottitis and pediatric difficult airway considerations will also be discussed.

9:30 am - 10:30 am | Foreign body airway management (tracheal or esophageal) | Jessica K. Goeller, DO, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Co-Director of Acute Pain Service, Children's Hospital & Medical Center
This presentation will describe considerations for airway foreign bodies, specifically tracheal and esophageal foreign body management and the complications associated with the foreign body cases.

10:30 am - 10:45 am | BREAK 

10:45 am -12:15 pm | Left Ventricular Assist Devices | Sarah Schroeder, ACNP-BC, MSN RN, VAD Nurse Practitioner and Program Coordinator at Bryan Heart in Lincoln, NE


Questions? Please contact the NANA office: 402/476-3852 or ewilcox@assocoffice.net.


Refund Policy

For written refund requests received at least seven (7) days prior to the event (October 5, 2019), refunds will be granted less 20% of the registration fee. Refunds will be issued following the event. Refund requests received less than 7 days preceding the event will be granted at the discretion of the Board. You may send a substitute in lieu of refund by informing the NANA office in writing at neana@neana.org