2017 MSNAF Continuing Education Conference


Friday, May 12

Time Speaker Session
7:00am-8:00am  Registration & Breakfast
8:00am-9:00am Bruce Weiner, MSN, CRNA
AANA President-Elect
Enhanced Recovery: Changing How We Do Things
9:00am-10:00am Bruce Weiner, MSN, CRNA
AANA President-Elect
AANA Update
10:00am-10:15am Break
10:15am-11:15am Chris Gill, MSN, CRNA
The CPC Program: What You Need To Know
11:15am-12:15pm Mark Dunavan, DNP, CRNA
University of TN Health Science Center
U.S. Army Nurse Anesthetists and the Modern Military Battlefield
12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch  (provided in the exhibitor area)
1:15pm-2:15pm Molly Wright, DNP, APN, CRNA
Union University
Factor-ing Deficiencies into your Anesthetic
2:15pm-3:15pm Larry Hornsby, CRNA The Business of Anesthesia: What Every CRNA Should Know
3:15pm-3:30pm Break
3:30pm-4:30pm Wallena Gould, EdD, CRNA, FAAN
Founder, Diversity in Nurse Anesthesia Mentorship Program
Diversity in Nurse Anesthesia
4:30pm-5:30pm Lynn Reede, DNP, MBA, CRNA, FNAP
AANA Senior Director, Professional Practice
Substance Use Disorder: Addiction, Recovery & Return to Practice

Saturday, May 13

Time Instructors Information
7:00am-7:30am Registration & Breakfast
7:30am-11:30am Crystal O’Guin, CRNA ****Registration is closed for ACLS/BLS/PALS recertification****

It is time to re-certify?  Crystal O’Guin will guide us through re-certification for ACLS, BLS and PALS. You can’t beat the convenience of recertifying all three in one morning!

11:30am-12:30pm Lunch Lunch is included with your registration.
12:30pm-4:30pm Lisa Lucas, PhD, CRNA
Hope Ferguson, DNP, CRNA
Mancie White, DNP, CRNA
Jonathan Reed, DNP, CRNA
Jim Alberding, DNP, CRNA
Tammy Calvasina, CRNA
Christina Morris, CRNA
Margaret Warnock, CRNA
Mike Kopinski, CRNA
Back by popular demand! Space is limited, so register soon.
Lisa Lucas leads this hands-on advanced airway workshop.  The afternoon begins with a lecture by Hope Ferguson on airway anatomy and assessment. Participants will then go to the MERI lab and rotate through the following stations:

  • Cricothyrotomy
  • Retrograde Intubation
  • Awake Fiberoptic Intubation
  • Airway Blocks
  • Difficult Airway Algorithm
  • Airway Adjuncts
  • Preop Airway Assessment with Ultrasound
6:30pm  After the conference, join us at Ether Ball! (click here for more information)


Educational Weekend Package Bundles:

***Bundles are no longer available due to the closing of ACLS/BLS/PALS.  A la carte registration is still available for individual sessions.***

Educational Weekend Premium Package (entire conference + Ether Ball) $500 (CRNA) / $175 (Student)
Conference Package (all conference events, Fri-Sat) $425 (CRNA) / $125 (Student)
Additional Registration Options:
Friday only (all speaker sessions) $175 (CRNA) / $65 (Student)
ACLS/BLS/PALS Re-certification only  ***CLOSED*** $200 (CRNA) / $50 (Student)
Advanced Airway Workshop only $150 (CRNA) / $50 (Student)
Ether Ball: 1 ticket $80 (CRNA) / $55 (Student)