Contact

JoAnn Kaiser 
Washington Association of Nurse Anesthetists 
wana1@comcast.net 
509-466-7197 

When

Friday, April 6, 2018 at 2:00 PM PDT
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Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 12:15 PM PDT


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Where

Bell Harbor International Conference Center 
2211 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98121
 

 
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2018 WANA Spring Anesthesia Conference

Program Schedule (P = Pharmacology Credit).

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 17.50 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1035738; Expiration Date 4/8/2018. AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to 7.25 CE Credits in pharmacology/therapeutics.


ACLS/BLS/PALS Mega Code Testing Options on Registration Form. Friday PM & Saturday AM, times arranged by instructor. Requires additional purchase of online material.

Friday, April 6, 2018

2-3pm

Registration and VISIT EXHIBITORS

3-4pm

Medical Marijuana:  Has Science Gone Up in Smoke?

Speaker: Louise Kaplan

4-5pm

Medical Marijuana:  Case Presentation and Discussion

Speaker: Louise Kaplan

5-6pm

Substance Abuse: Signs, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Speaker: Alison Melle, RN, MAE 

6-7:30pm

Student Research Presentations (P)

Madigan US Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing; Gonzaga University/Sacred Heart Medical Center Doctorate of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) Program.

7:30-9:30pm RECEPTION WITH EXHIBITORS

Additional Option

Online CEs from ce2you.com

 Saturday, April 7, 2018

6:30-7:30am

Registration and Continental Breakfast WITH EXHIBITORS

7:30-8:30am

Pediatric Medications, Emergencies, Pre-Op Assessments, Post-Operative Delirium (P)

Speaker:  Rheana Watts, CRNA 

8:30-9:30am

Pediatric Case Study Discussions (P)

Speaker:  Rheana Watts, CRNA

9:30-10am

BREAK – VISIT THE EXHIBITORS 

10-11am

Pacemakers and ICDs in the OR – What Anesthesia Personnel Should Know

Speaker: George Alec Rooke, MD, PhD

11am-12pm

Pathogen Reduction: A Proactive Approach to Improving Blood Product Safety

Speaker: Jeffrey Huxford, MMSc., Cerus Corporation

12-1pm

Lunch/State Business Meeting

1-2pm

 Above and Beyond the Anesthetic, Adding Value as a Professional

Speaker: Randy Graybeal, MSN, CRNA

2-3pm

Understanding Business Tools Used to Eliminate Lawsuits and
Increase Tax Savings

Speaker: Art McOmber, BA, Legally Mine

3-3:30pm

BREAK – VISIT THE EXHIBITORS

3:30-4:30pm

Politics 101 for the CRNA

Speaker: Joanna Starratt, CRNA 

4:30-5:30pm

The Opiate Tolerant Obstetric Patient (P)

Speaker: Kathy Alwon, MSN, CRNA

5:30-6:30pm

Obstetrical Emergencies (P)

Speaker: Kathy Alwon, MSN, CRNA

6:30-8:00pm

PAC Benefit

Sunday, April 8, 2018

7:30-8am

Registration – Coffee and Juice

8-9am

Anesthesia Assistants: What We Need to Know

Speaker: Jackie Bates, CRNA, MSNA, BSN, MA

9-10am

Malignant Hyperthermia (P)

Speaker: Bree Jones, CRNA

10-10:15am

Break / Proceed to Brunch & Lectures 

10:15-11:15am

State Reimbursement Specialist Update

Speakers: Roger Strand, CRNA, MAE; Mary Lawlor, CRNA, MAE

11:15am-12:15pm

Region 5 AANA Update

Speaker: Steven Sertich, JD, MAE, CRNA; AANA Region 5 Director

 (P) Indicates Pharmacology credit.