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Friday

 

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2:00pm

Exhibitor Set Up & Registration Desk Opens

 

4:00pm 5:00pm  Visit Exhibits  

4:00pm 7:00pm

"Navigating the Difficult Airway: Devices and Decision-Making"
Speaker: Lyda Shambo, PhD, DNP, CRNA

Objectives:
1. Identify clinical signs of a difficult airway
2. Demonstrate and verbalize knowledge of the difficult airway algorithm and its use in clinical practice decision-making
3. Review most frequent challenges associated with successfully establishing a difficult airway 
4. Review various airway devices used in clinical practice and demonstrate competency of their use
5. Practice and return demonstrate use of various airway devices and demonstrate and verbalize use of the appropriate device related to various clinical scenarios

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7:00pm 8:00pm

Welcome Reception in Exhibit Area with Appetizers and Cocktails

 

Saturday

 

 

7:00am 8:00am

Breakfast & Visit Exhibits

 

8:00am 9:00am

"Anesthesia Opportunities ---Navigating the Business of Anesthesia"
Speaker: Margy Brown, CRNA, ACNP

Objectives: 
1. To provide a basic understanding of how to go about  establishing an anesthesia practice.  
2. To provide a basic understanding of  the billing process.  

Overview:
The purpose of this session is to share my personal experience with setting up my CRNA group practice.

 

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9:00am 10:00am

"Pediatric Airway Management: From Routine to Uncommon Issues for the Pediatric and ‘Not So Pediatric’ CRNA" 
Speaker: Maribeth L. Massie, Ph.D., CRNA, MS

Objectives:
1.Describe the anatomical and physiological characteristics of the infant and pediatric airway.
2. Describe the performance of a thorough assessment of the pediatric airway, paying attention to maldevelopment and congenital differences.
3. Understand the indications for advanced airway procedures in children.
4. Discuss strategies for the managing the anticipated and unanticipated difficult airway. 

Overview: The CRNA will receive information on the future demographics and workforce trends in our profession.  Also, the value of being a member is stressed including all advocacy efforts according to divisions of AANA, current legislative initiatives and ways the member can engage, and the member advantage program which are discounts and benefits of membership.  A Q & A time is included at the end of the update.
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10:00am -10:30am

Break and Visit Exhibits

 

10:30am 11:30am

“AANA Update”
Speaker: Jason Trudell, MHA, MSN, CRNA, FACHE

Objectives:
1. The learner will be able to describe trends in AANA membership demographics, education, employment, and public relations.
2. The learner will be able to discuss current nurse anesthesia legislative initiatives and strategies, as well as issues affecting practice.
3. The learner will be able to discuss initiatives regarding CRNA Wellness, PAC, and research.

Overview: The CRNA will receive information on the future demographics and workforce trends in our profession. Also, the value of being a member is stressed including all advocacy efforts according to divisions of AANA, current legislative initiatives and ways the member can engage, and the member advantage program which are discounts and benefits of membership. A Q & A time is included at the end of the update.

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11:30am 12:30pm

“NYSANA Update”
Speaker: Jessica Pitman, DNP, MSN, CRNA, ACNP

Objectives:
1) Explain the pending and current legislation in the state and issues that are pertinent to CRNAs in New York
2) Discuss the current House and Senate bills that directly affect New York CRNA practices
3) Identify means by which they can participate in their state association

Overview: The purpose of this lecture is to update the membership on NYSANA and AANA activities throughout the year. There will be a review of the current leadership of our association and affiliated supportive staff.There will be an overview of the national convention and then go over the outcome from the spring legislative agenda. The membership will be updated on NYSANA activities.

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12:30pm 2:30pm

Lunch, Business Meeting and Visit Exhibits

 

2:30pm 6:30pm

Optional: “ACLS/BLS/PALS Renewal”
Speaker: Giovanna Mahar, DNAP, CRNA

BLS
1. AHA video Perform adult and pediatric (infant and child) one and two-rescuer CPR.
2. Perform adult and pediatric (infant and child) foreign body airway obstruction techniques.
3. Proper AED usage

ACLS with Megacode
1.AHA video Recognize and initiate early management of periarrest conditions that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome
2.Recognize and manage respiratory arrest
3.Recognize and manage cardiac arrest
4.Recognize and initiate early management of ACS
5. Recognize and initiate early management of stroke
6. Demonstrate effective communication a a member or leader of the resuscitation team.

PALS with Megacode

1.AHA video Identify and treat problems that place the child at risk for cardiac arrest
2.Application of a systemic approach to pediatric assessment
3.Use of the “evaluate-identify-intervene” sequence
4.Use of PALS algorithms and flowcharts
5. Demonstration of effective resuscitation team dynamics.

AHA Written Exam Requirement of the American Heart Association to pass a written exam in any/all of the above recertifications.

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Sunday

 

 

7:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast & Visit Exhibits

 

8:00am - 9:00am

"Tell The Truth And Nothing But The Truth!"
Speaker: Ed Bonk, MS, CRNA

Objectives: 
1. Understanding close claims lawsuits
2. Define the components of a law suit.
3. What is an expert witness and what is expected of a expert witness in a lawsuit.
4. What can we do to help prevent a lawsuit.
5. The pitfalls of charting.

Overview: This session will briefly describe what a law suit is. Understand the breakdown of a law suit and why as CRNAs should be aware of medical/nursing lawsuits. Finally what we can do to help prevent a lawsuit.

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9:00am - 10:00am

"The Use of Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Cardiac Surgery to Treat Pulmonary Hypertension (PH)"
Speaker: Francesca Shmulenson from Albany Medical College, Goldie Brangmam Award Winner

Objectives: To compare the effect of inhaled NO administration on hemodynamic profiles and clinical end points in adult patients with PH undergoing cardiac surgery.

Overview:This is a review of four randomized trials comparing the hemodynamic effects and clinical outcomes of inhaled NO to standard of care, inotropes, or other pulmonary vasodilators in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. We discuss individual randomized trials and summarize trends in the use of inhaled NO.

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10:00am - 10:15am

Break & Visit Exhibits

 

10:15am - 11:15am

"Monetary Compensation for Professional Services"
Speaker: Jason Trudell, MHA, MSN, CRNA, FACHE


Objectives: 
1. Be able to discuss the role of the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) have in anesthesia billing structure.
2. Understand the role CMS has in clinician enrollment and claims processing.
3. Be able to discuss the concept of Revenue Cycle Management as it relates to anesthesia practice management. 

Overview: Ongoing demands on healthcare resources are omnipresent. The intersection of clinical shortages, reduced healthcare dollars, and increased demand by population demographics have placed an increase priority on value based care.  Clinicians are optimized to assist with delivering high quality, safe, value driven care.  Understanding the gatekeeper and derived revenue streams from clinical care are only increasing in importance. 

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11:15am - 12:15pm

"Trends, Growth, and Financial of Anesthesia as an Industry"
Speaker: Jason Trudell, MHA, MSN, CRNA, FACHE


Objectives: 
1. Be able to define what anesthesia market trends effective the individual clinician. 
2. Be able to discuss how the intersection of economics, clinical delivery, and operational efficiency will be required for ongoing anesthesia practice viability. 
3. Understand the role of external market forces have in determining clinical delivery of anesthesia. 

Overview: Anesthesia as an industry sector is valued at $39 Billion, although a small fracture of the $21 Trillion dedicated to healthcare as a whole it continues to experience significant Entropy.  Clinicians understanding of ongoing market change is imperative in navigating future employment opportunities.

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