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This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 15.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1036726; Expiration Date 3/3/2019.

Thursday

February28th

Time

 

Event

Space

CE

2:00pm

Registration Opens

Foyer IV

 

3:00pm

Exhibitor Set Up

Tuscany

 

4:00pm - 7:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Hands-on Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Workshop"

Speaker: Meaghan McCloskey, MS, CRNA and Jeremy Lombardoni, MS, CRNA, ACNP

Objectives

1) Review the pharmacology of local anesthetics and adjuvants, identify those with a desirable clinical profile for peripheral blockade.

2) Describe the advantages, disadvantages and contraindications to using regional anesthesia

3) Describe the use of both nerve stimulator and ultrasound techniques for peripheral blockade identifying advantages and disadvantages of each.

4) Identify the principles of ultrasound

5) Review the anatomy of the brachial plexus.

6) Describe the technique including anatomical landmarks, medication dosing, surgical use and major differences between interscalene, supraclavicular, infraclavicular and axillary nerve blocks.

7) Review the anatomy of the lower extremity.

 8) Describe the technique including anatomical landmarks, medication dosing, surgical use and major differences between femoral, saphenous, popliteal, sciatic and ankle blocks.

 9) Review the anatomy of the transversus abdominis plane.

 10) Describe the technique including anatomical landmarks, medication dosing, surgical use for the transversus abdominis plane block.

 11) Discuss patient education related to peripheral extremity blockade.

Overview: This workshop will give participants an opportunity to learn ultrasound guided regional anesthesia with a hands-on approach.

Ballroom IV

3

Friday

March 1st

Time

Event

Space

 

7:00am - 7:45am

Breakfast & Exhibitors

Tuscany

 

7:00am - 12:00pm

Exhibitor Hall Open

Tuscany

 

7:45am - 8:45am

“The Neurocognitive Implications in Pediatric Anesthesia: The Impact of Anesthesia on the Developing Brain”

Speaker: Mark Blazey, MS CRNA

Objective: At the conclusion of this activity, participants can describe the historical and current preclinical and clinical research in anesthetic and sedative drugs impact on the developing brain.

Overview: I will discuss the mechanisms andpathways responsible for neuroapoptosis, the preclinical (animal) research, and clinical (human) data on anesthesia and neurocognitive development, and discuss clinical implications for that research.

Ballroom IV

1

8:45am - 9:45am

“Continued Professional Certification Update”

Speaker: Steve Wooden, DNP, CRNA, NSPM-C

Objectives:

By the end of this lesson, participant should be able to:

1) List the four components of the CPC Program

2) Identify Class A and Class B requirements

3) Identify the timeline for starting the CPC Program

4) Explain the purpose of the CPC Exam

Overview:

This lecture will provide and update on the CPC Program.

Ballroom IV

1

9:45am - 10:00am

Break & Visit Exhibits

Tuscany

 

10:00am -12:00am

“Anatomy and Physiology of Pain

Speaker: Steve Wooden, DNP, CRNA, NSPM-C

Objectives:

By the end of this lesson, participant should be able to:

1) Explain the Gate Theory of pain response

 2) Identify the components of the Descending Inhibitory System

3) Describe components of central neuroanatomy

4) Explain why peptide substances are important to pain response

Overview:

This session will focus on the exploration of the anatomy and physiology of pain.

Ballroom IV

2

12:00pm - 2:00pm

NYSANA Board Meeting

Atlantic I

 

 

 

5:00pm - 6:30pm

Welcome Reception for all Attendees and Exhibitors

Pool

Upper Deck

 

Saturday

March 2nd

Time

Event

Space

 

7:00am - 7:45am

Breakfast & Exhibits

Tuscany

 

7:00am -12:00pm

Exhibit Hall Open

Tuscany

 

7:45am - 8:45am

“AANA Update – The Value of Membership”

Speaker: Garry Brydges, DNP, MBA, MSN, ACNP-BC, CRNA, AANA President

Objectives:

 1) The learner will be able to describe trends in AANA membership demographics, education, employment, and public relations. The learner will be able to discuss current nurse anesthesia legislative initiatives and strategies, as well as issues affecting practice.

2) The learner will be able to discuss initiatives regarding CRNA Wellness, PAC, and research.

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.

Ballroom IV

1

8:45am - 9:45am

“Pharmacogenomics: The DNA of Anesthesia”

Speaker: Garry Brydges, DNP, MBA, MSN, ACNP-BC, CRNA, AANA President

Objectives:

1) The learner will be able to describe the role of genetics in pharmacology.

2) The learner will be able to describe the role of genetics and impact on anesthesia management.

3) The learner will be able to describe the pharmacogenomics role in drug variability in anesthesia.

Overview:

Personalized medicine is an emerging trend in healthcare delivery. The role of anesthesia in pharmacogenomics is transforming anesthesia care delivery. No longer will CRNAs need to guess the appropriate dose of agents for patients receiving anesthesia. Pharmacogenomics reveals a new world of anesthesia a care delivery.

Ballroom IV

1

9:45am - 10:00am

Break & Visit Exhibits

Tuscany

 

10:00am -11:00am

“12-LEAD ECG: Advanced Interpretations”

Speaker: Garry Brydges, DNP, MBA, MSN, ACNP-BC, CRNA AANA President

Objectives: The learner will be able to identify;

1) A basic rapid approach to 12-Lead interpretation

2) Clinical signs and symptomology to advanced clinical pathologies

3) Advanced clinical pathologies with the utilization of the 12-lead EKG

Overview: 12-Lead EKGs are an instrumental evaluation tool for rapid assessment life threatening clinical pathologies. Developing a strategic approach to advanced 12-Lead EKG interpretation allows the CRNA to predict and optimize the level of anesthesia care for patients.

Ballroom IV

1

11:00am -12:00pm

“NYSANA Update”

Speaker: Jessica Szydlowski Pitman, DNP, 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. I will review the current leadership of our association and affiliated supportive staff. I will then give an update on national issues from AANA Midyear and Fall Leadership Academy. I will update the membership on NYSANA activities. Lastly Diane Frazier, our lobbyist, will give an update on legislative items of importance for the remainder of the spring.

Ballroom IV

1

11:00am - 12:00pm

“MANA Update”

Speaker: CPT. Dave Macdonald MSN, CRNA MANA President

Objectives:

1) Explain the pending and current legislation in the state and issues that are pertinent to CRNAs in Massachusetts

2) Discuss the current House and Senate bills that directly affect Massachusetts 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 MANA and AANA activities throughout the year. I will review the current leadership of our association and affiliated supportive staff. I will then give an update on national issues from AANA Midyear and Fall Leadership Academy. I will update the membership on MANA.

Ballroom III

1

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Optional: “ACLS/BLS/PALS Renewal”

Speaker: Judy Haluka RCIS, EMT-P, CRC

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.

Miramar
 4

Sunday

March 3rd

Time

Event

Space

 

7:00am - 7:45pm

Breakfast & Exhibits

Tuscany

 

7:00am -12:00pm

Exhibit Hall Open

Tuscany

 

7:45am - 8:45am

“Enhanced Recovery after Surgery: Where are We Now?”

Speaker: Jessica Szydlowski Pitman, DNP, CRNA, ACNP, NYSANA President

Objectives:

 1) Review ERAS protocols and their related outcomes in perioperative management since implementation

2) Identify neuraxial techniques that can be used in enhanced recovery protocols to reduce opioid use and improve patient outcomes

3) Review pharmacological agents used in ERAS protocols and identify side effects

Overview: Learners will review ERAS protocols and their related outcomes since their implementation into anesthetic protocols. Regional anesthetic techniques and pharmacological agents used in ERAS protocols will be discussed to improve patient outcomes.

Ballroom IV

1

8:45am - 9:45am

“An Evidence Based Review of the Most Common Causes of First Surgical Case Delay”

Speaker: Idalia Ortiz, CRNA, DNAP

Objectives:

1) Explain the issue of starting on time

2) Analyze the effects of delays

3) Identify factors that causes delays in the Operating Room

4) Describe interventions directed towards reduction or elimination of the causes of delays

Overview: This evidence-based review examines the causes of delays in wheels in time of the first scheduled operating room cases and the interventions directed towards reduction or elimination of those causes.

Ballroom IV

1

9:45am -10:00am

Break & Visit Exhibits

Tuscany

 

10:00am - 11:00am

“Anesthesia Management Challenges for the Morbid Obese Patient”

Speaker: Belinda Aristud, CRNA

Objectives:

1) Define morbid obesity and the indicators related to the condition.

2) Identify the pathology associated to the morbidly obese patients.

3) Discuss how the physiological changes associated with the morbidly obese affect the pharmacokinetics of drugs.

4) Describe the anesthesia considerations involved in the perioperative phase.

5) Recognize the potential risks for difficult airway in this population

Overview:

This session will focus on the challenges facing a CRNA an on case with an obese patient. The lecture will focus on pathology, risks, physiological changes and the perioperative phase.

Ballroom IV

1

11:00am – 12:00pm

"Holistic Pain Management - With Mindfulness"

Speaker: Orlando Santos Cortes, CRNA

Objectives:
1) Recognize the Mind-Bodies therapies based evidence for management of energy balance.
2) Describe the effect like opioid of acupuncture in the body
3) Describe dietary approach for pain management.
4) Evaluation of a new era of a complementary medicine.
5) Understand the effect of alternative medicine, techniques, and evaluations of their effect in the body
6) Describe the use of acupuncture, guided imagery, chiropractic treatment, yoga, hypnosis, biofeedback, aromatherapy, relaxation, herbal remedies, massage and many others

Overview:  Alternative medicine was and has been the first line of treatment since the beginning of time. All medicines come from plants and natural resources. We are entering in a new era where we cannot keep forgetting that we are not only physical but spiritual and emotional entities. Coming back to the source and using our new findings will help us offer a better way of living for every human being, limiting the endocrine damages and side effects of non-natural opioids in the human system.

Ballroom IV

1

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