The AANA welcomes student registered nurse anesthetists (SRNAs) to the Annual Meeting by offering a full range of activities and programs to get them excited about their future profession and professional association. Two sessions will address the specific concerns of SRNAs on Saturday, Aug. 10. Read the full schedule.
Still Want to Attend the Annual Meeting? Register Onsite!
Pre-registration is now closed, but it's not too late to take a road trip to Las Vegas and take part in the Annual Meeting. Just come to the Mirage, 3400 Las Vegas Blvd. South, and register onsite. Onsite Registration is located in the Mirage Rotunda and open the following hours:
- Friday, August 9: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
- Saturday, August 10: 6 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Sunday, August 11: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Monday, August 12: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
- Tuesday, August 13: 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The Professional Practice Manual Gets a Contemporary Look
The design of the Professional Practice Manual for the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist has been updated to give the manual a contemporary look. Each document housed in the manual has undergone reformatting to a concise, easy-to-read layout. View the updated manual at the Health & Wellness/Professional Practice booth in the AANA Pavilion/Exhibit Hall. Read more.
Golf Outing at Las Vegas Country Club Aug. 14
Even though an official golf outing isn’t planned for the 2013 Annual Meeting, a group of hole-in-one-minded nurse anesthetists organized a CRNA golf outing in Las Vegas. The event will tee off with an 8 a.m. shotgun start at the Las Vegas Country Club Aug. 14. The group will leave The Mirage at 6:30 a.m. The cost is $225, with food, drinks, and transportation included. Get the details here.
Preview of Annual Meeting Saturday Morning General Sessions
The two General Sessions on Saturday, Aug. 10, in Mirage Events Center C, will help CRNAs broaden their understanding of their patients. Both are worth 1 CE credit. Read more about them.
Preview of Saturday Concurrent Sessions
Saturday afternoon concurrent sessions will deal with a diverse array of topics, from different medicines to the future of CRNA care. All sessions will take place from 1 to 5:30 p.m. in the Mirage Events Center and each block is worth 4 CE credits. See the full lineup here.
Preview of Saturday New Speakers and Hot Topics
A veritable smorgasbord of anesthesia-related topics will be presented at the New Speakers and Hot Topics session, ending at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday in the Montego Ballroom. Read about all the topics.
Hearing and Focus Session on Draft Standards to be Held at Annual Meeting
The AANA Education Committee and the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) invite you to participate in a hearing on Saturday, Aug. 10, and a focus session on Sunday, Aug. 11, on the second drafts of the Practice Doctorate Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs
and the Standards for Accreditation of Post-Graduate Fellowships
. Read on for the details.