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Hudson Valley Educational District Spring Meeting
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Earn CEUs and network over lunch.

When: Saturday, April 21, 2018
12:00 PM - 3:00 pm
Where: Savona's Trattoria
11 Broadway
Kingston, New York  12401
United States
Contact: Karen Regan

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Join the Hudson Valley Educational District Spring Meeting for an afternoon of learning, networking, and lunch at Savona's Trattoria in Kingston. This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 2.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1036057; Expiration Date 4/21/2018.


Mike Piazza:  Adductor Canal Block Provides Similar Analgesia to Femoral Block While Maintaining Motor Function (Mentor:  Catherine M. Thomas, CRNA, MS)

  • Discuss adductor canal nerve blocks and femoral nerve blocks
  • Identify considerations when utilizing peripheral nerve blocks for total knee arthroplasties
  • Describe several potential benefits of adductor canal blocks as compared to femoral nerve blocks

Rashmi Crandall:  Prophylactic Ondansetron in Attenuating Spinal-Induced Hypotension and Bradycardia (Mentor:  Giovanna M. Mahar, CRNA, DNAP)

  • Verbalize the incidences of hypotension and bradycardia occurring after spinal anesthesia in non-obstetric population
  • Understand the role of BJR and 5-HT receptors in hemodynamic changes occurring after spinal anesthesia
  • Understand the role of 5-HT3 antagonists in attenuating hypotension and bradycardia after spinal anesthesia

Timothy Walker:  The Incidence of Neuromuscular Blockade Following the Administration of Sugammadex Compared to Neostigmine in Adult Patients Who Undergo Abdominal Surgery(Mentor:  Catherine M. Thomas, CRNA, MS)

  • Review the pharmacodynamics of the reversal agents neostigmine and sugammadex
  • Review the timing of administration and appropriate utilization of the reversal agents neostigmine and sugammadex
  • Compare the incidence of residual neuromuscular blockade for patients treated with neostigmine versus sugammadex

Meaghan McCloskey, CRNA:  NYSANA Update

Registration Fees

CRNA: $35 for Members; $60 for Non-Members
Retired: $25 for Members; $50 for Non-Members
SRNA: $25 or Members; $50 for Non-Members


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