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 Export to Your Calendar 5/17/2020
When: Sunday, May 17, 2020
From 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Where: The Amsterdam
6380 Mill Street
Rhinebeck, New York  12572
United States

Online registration is available until: 5/17/2020
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Meet up with your peers at the Hudson Valley Educational Meeting at The Amsterdam - Rhinebeck NY for an afternoon of lectures, networking, and lunch. The educational lecture will include three speakers, followed by a NYSANA Update.

Space is limited.

Registration Fee:
CRNA Member: $50
SRNA Member (and guests): $35

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 2.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1038941; Expiration Date 5/17/2020.


10:45 AM Registration, Networking & Lunch

11:00 AM

Presentation #1: Best Practice For The Administration Of Sodium Bicarbonate In Patients With Metabolic Acidosis
Speaker: Joseph Drew, BSN, CCRN
Mentor:  Jodi Della Rocca, PhD, CRNA 

This purpose of this presentation is to discuss the pathophysiology of metabolic acidosis and to describe best practices in using Sodium Bicarbonate for treatment. The targeted audience for discussion is SRNAs and CRNAs.

Explain why metabolic acidosis can be harmful for patients.
Describe the paradoxical effects that sodium bicarbonate has when given to acutely ill patients.
Identify contemporary interventions aimed at correcting acidosis that may be detrimental to patient outcomes.
Apply the knowledge from the literature into current anesthesia practice.

11:30 AM

Presentation #2: Frailty as a Predictor of Post-Operative Outcomes
Speaker: James Jacob, BS, RN
Mentor: Giovanna M. Mahar DNAP, CRNA

The purpose of this presentation is to describe the concept of frailty and discuss indictors that measure it. Anesthetic considerations for the frail patient will be discussed.

To provide background and describe ways to measure frailty.
Determine if frailty is predictive of increased post-operative complications in the elderly patient.
 12:00 PM Presentation #3: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Aromatherapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
Speaker: Jeff Marvin BSN, RN
Mentor: Meaghan McCloskey, MS, CRNA

The purpose of this presentation is to discuss the pathophysiology of post-operative nausea and vomiting, and the use aromatherapy to treat and prevent it. The targeted audience for discussion is SRNAs and CRNAs.

Explain importance of avoiding PONV Identify pathophysiology of PONV and essential oils
List pharmacologic properties of PONV and essential oils
Discuss recent literature with aromatherapy for PONV
Identify the limitations in literature for aromatherapy

12:30 PM

Presentation #4: The Influence of Total Intravenous Anesthesia and Volatile Agents on Gastrointestinal Cancer Recurrence
Speaker: Yuliya Ryumshin BSN, RN
Mentor: Rachel Dubay, MS, CRNA  

The purpose of this presentation is to discuss the impact anesthetic choice has on Gastrointestinal recurrence. The targeted audience for discussion is SRNAs and CRNAs.

Discuss the impact of total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA) and volatile anesthetic agents (INHA) on cancer. Compare the effects of TIVA and INHA on cancer recurrence, metastasis, and overall patient survival.
Employ evidence-based principles to formulate an anesthetic plan of care for patients undergoing surgical resection of gastrointestinal cancer.


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