AANA Meetings and Workshops


AANA Conferences 

Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress
September 9-13, 2016
Washington, D.C.
The Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress is the world's largest educational, professional, and social event for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists. Choose from seven education tracks, including practical hands-on learning and networking, in addition to the largest exhibit of its kind.
Fall Leadership Academy
Dates coming soon. 
The best leaders know how to get individuals to work together to accomplish goals. Join us for this 2.5 day event where you will receive hands-on training and tangible skills to effectively motivate and engage others.
Assembly of School Faculty
February 25-27, 2016
San Antonio, Texas.
The Assembly of School Faculty is the only forum that brings nurse anesthesia educators from around the country together in one place to discuss the new and ongoing needs of faculty and the students they serve.
April 2-6, 2016
Washington D.C.
Learn how to navigate legislative issues affecting nurse anesthesia practice, develop skills to become an advocate for the practice and profession, and meet with federal legislative representatives.

AANA Workshops  

Upper and Lower Extremity Block Workshop
March 19-20, 2016
Park Ridge, Ill.
This program will expand the skills and expertise of CRNAs using upper and lower extremity block anesthesia. The program will include case studies, hands-on demonstrations, return demonstrations, and skill validation. 
Essentials of Obstetric Analgesia/Anesthesia Workshop
April 20, 2016
Park Ridge, Ill.
The Essentials of Obstetric Analgesia/ Anesthesia Workshop will address clinical applications of obstetric analgesia/anesthesia, covering normal and abnormal physiology of pregnancy, pharmacology, and techniques.
Spinal and Epidural Workshop
April 21-23, 2016
Park Ridge, Ill.
The Spinal and Epidural Workshop provides a thorough overview using lecture and guided hands-on experiences of epidural and spinal anesthesia procedures.

Jack Neary Pain Management Workshop Part I
April 23-25, 2016
Rosemont, Ill.
This workshop will expand your knowledge of interventional pain management through scientific and theoretical bases of pain, pharmacology, and pain management considerations.
Workshop registration includes access to four online learning modules. Registrants are encouraged to complete the modules to be best prepared for the workshop.

Jack Neary Advanced Pain Management Workshop Part II
October 29-30, 2016
Rosemont, Ill.
The second installment of the Jack Neary workshop is for CRNAs with practical experience in interventional pain management. You will have the opportunity to learn and practice pain management techniques on human cadavers and simulators.
Registration Prerequisite – Completion of Jack Neary I and Advanced Physical Assessment for Pain Practice is required in order to register for Part II.
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