Contact

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

When

Friday, October 5, 2018 at 3:00 PM PDT
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Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 12:00 PM PDT


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Where

Northern Quest Resort & Casino 
100 N Hayford Road
Airway Heights, WA 99001
 

 
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2018 Northwest States Anesthesia Conference

Program Schedule (P = Pharmacology Credit).

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 15 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1036441; Expiration Date 10/7/2018. AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to 4.75 CE Credits in pharmacology/therapeutics.


Registration options: Make sure to select 1st and 2nd time choices for the Airway Course below (see Saturday, October 8, 2018).

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, October 5, 2018

3-4pm

Registration and VISIT EXHIBITORS

4-5pm

Is Your Patient Really Awake: What is Cognitive Dysfunction? (.5 P)

Speaker: Mark Haffey, MSN, CRNA, APN

5-6pm

Medical Cannabis (P)

Speaker: Tatyana Aultman, PhD, CRNA, APRN

6-7pm

The CRNA with a Substance Use Disorder

Speaker: Speaker:  Larry Van Atta, CRNA 

 
7-9pm

RECEPTION WITH EXHIBITORS

Appetizers & No Host Bar

 

 

 Saturday, October 6, 2018

6:30-7:30am

Registration and Continental Breakfast WITH EXHIBITORS

7:30-8:30am

Gravity Intravenous Infusions in Austere Environments and the DripAssistTM Infusion Rate Monitor

Speaker:  Major John Buonora, PhD, CRNA

8:30-9:30am

Errors and Omissions:  Documenting to Minimize Legal Issues

Speaker:  Scott Rigdon, CRNA

9:30-10am

BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS 

10-11am

Extended Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (eFAST) for Civilian and Battlefield Casualties

Speaker: Daniel Cuadrado, MD

11am-12pm

Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery (P)

Speaker: Emily McQuaid-Hanson, MD

12-1pm

Luncheon/State Business Meetings

1-5:15pm

Airway Course - Concurrent Session; REGISTER FOR ONE HOUR

A – 1 to 2 PM

B – 2 to 3 PM

C – 3:15-4:15 PM

D – 4:15 to 5:15 PM

Instructors: Andrea Turner, CRNA and John Weisbrod, CRNA

1-2pm

Botox for Cosmetic and Non-Cosmetic Use:  Panel Discussion with Cosmetic and Non-cosmetic Clinical Applications and Pearls of Starting up a Cosmetic Botox Practice (P)

Speaker: Scott Rigdon, CRNA

2-3pm

The Pregnant OR Worker:  Separating Myth from Fact

Speaker: Thomas Davis, CRNA, MAE, Lt. Col. (ret)

3-3:15pm

BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS 

3:15-4:15pm

Anesthesia Work Environment Contamination – Our Role in Hospital Acquired Infections

Speaker: Ryan Beecher, CRNA, MSN

4:15-5:15pm

Values Based Teambuilding 

Speaker: Thomas Davis, CRNA, MAE, Lt. Col. (ret)

7-9pm

PAC Fundraiser/Social Event

Sunday, October 7, 2018

7-7:30am

Registration – Coffee and Juice

7:30-8:30am

Pain Management of the Opioid-Dependent Patients (P)

Speaker: Tatyana Aultman, CRNA, PhD

8:30-9:30am

Pediatric Anesthesiology Update (.25 P)

Speaker: Sabrina Ward, MD

9:30-10 am

Break / Proceed to Brunch & Lectures 

10-11am

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist:  Professional or Just a Profession

Speaker:  Mark Haffey, MSN, CRNA, APN

11am-12pm

 AANA Update

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

 (P) Indicates Pharmacology credit.

NOTE: WANA is offering ACLS/BLS/PALS Mega Code Certification with every conference.