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 Export to Your Calendar 12/6/2017
When: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
5:30 PM
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Bellinis of Clifton Park
19 Clifton Country Road
Clifton Park, New York  12065
United States
Contact: Lauren Viagrande, CRNA


Online registration is available until: 12/5/2017
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Join the Capital District for our upcoming and Educational Meeting at Bellinis of Clifton Park. Enjoy a night of dinner, networking, and learning with fellow CRNAs from your region.

 Cost
 Members  $65
 Non-Members  $70
 Students  $25

       

 Agenda
5:00 - 5:30 pm  Registration
5:30 - 6:00 pm

Alexander Mason, SRNA, AMC School for Nurse Anesthesiology

Mentor: Megan McCready
Topic: Risk Factors for Central-to-Peripheral Arterial Pressure Discordance after Separation from Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define and understand a central-to-peripheral arterial pressure gradient.
  2. Identify statistically significant risk factors for developing a central-to-peripheral arterial pressure gradient post-cardiopulmonary bypass.
  3. Identify preoperative parameters that predict central cannulation may provide better concordance with aortic pressures
 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Ken Dagles, SRNA, AMC School for Nurse Anesthesiology 

Mentor: Amy Harbeck
Topic: Prophylactic Tranexamic Acid and Postpartum Hemorrhage

Learning Objectives:

  • Review and understand Postpartum hemorrhage and how it is currently managed
  • Discuss the safety and efficacy of tranexamic acid and potential side effects
  • Identify the role of tranexamic acid in preventing postpartum hemorrhage
 6:30 - 7:00 pm

Tu Nguyen, SRNA, AMC School for Nurse Anesthesiology

Mentor: Jodi Della Rocca, CRNA, DNAP
Topic: The Graduate Record Examination as a Predictor of Success in Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss components of the current Graduate Record Exam and previous revisions of the Graduate Record Exam
  • Identify cognitive and non-cognitive factors that predict successful completion of a nurse anesthesia program
  • Describe the consequences of unsuccessful completion of a nurse anesthesia program
 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Georgia Williams, SRNA, AMC School of Nurse Anesthesiology

Mentor: Catherine Thomas
Topic: Dexmedetomidine’s Efficacy in Transversus Abdominis Plane Blocks: Pain Control and Opioid Consumption
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Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how transversus abdominis plane (TAP) blocks provide adequate analgesia for abdominal surgery.
  • Review the pros and cons of transversus abdominis plane (TAP) blocks in lower abdominal surgery.
  • Discuss and understand the possible benefits of dexmedetomidine as an adjunct to transversus abdominis plane (TAP) blocks. 
 7:30 - 8:30 pm

Barbara Capogna, CRNA, NYSANA Former President, Board Advisor

Topic: NYSANA Update

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the latest professional issues pertaining to Nurse Anesthesia practice in NY State
  • Gain an understanding of the future goals of NYSANA and the GRC committee

 


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