Essentials of Obstetric Analgesia/Anesthesia Workshop

May 10, 2017 | AANA Learning Center | Park Ridge, IL
The Essentials of Obstetric Analgesia/Anesthesia Workshop will address clinical applications of obstetric analgesia/anesthesia.  An excellent complement to the Spinal and Epidural Workshop, this workshop includes a lecture format that will cover normal and abnormal physiology of pregnancy, pharmacology, and techniques. Case presentations will enhance lecture material. Time will be allotted for group discussion of representative clinical cases. 
  • Physiological adaptions during pregnancy
  • Local anesthetics and adjunct drugs for epidural regional anesthesia
  • Anesthetic management of the complicated obstetric epidural
  • Anesthetic management for the parturient with placenta previa, abruption, uterine rupture, uterine atony, and abnormal implantation
  • Anesthetic management for the parturient with obstetric co-morbidities
  • Sterile techniques and timely recognition of systematic infection associated with epidural anesthesia
  • Clinical management conundrums encountered by participants

    Download the preliminary program for details. 
CRNAs and SRNAs interested in developing their skills and knowledge of clinical applications of obstetric analgesia and anesthesia.
Before 4/10/17​
Save $50
​After 4/10/17
AANA Member* $350 $400
​Non-Member ​$450 ​$500

*Learn more about the benefits of AANA Membership.

Online registration is now closed.  If you are interested in being put on a waitlist, please email your name and best day time phone number to Margaret Brennan at

Hampton Inn & Suites Rosemont, Chicago O’Hare
9480 W. Higgins Road
Rosemont, IL  60018
$159 Single/Double plus 13% tax*
Room rate is available until April 9, 2017
*Subject to availability

Make your reservation today! Reserve online or call 847-692-3000 and refer to group code AP2 to receive the $159.00 room rate for this workshop.
Drug/Drug Interactions
Finally - a pharmacology textbook written just for nurse anesthetists.
This detailed discussion of drug interactions and incompatibilities from both a pharmacologic and pharmacogenomic perspective makes this text informative and timely. All pertinent classes of medications are covered, including information on BRIDION® (sugammadex).

#173483 $49.50
Edited by Mark Welliver, DNP, CRNA, ARNP; Nancy Bruton-Maree, MS, CRNA; Dawn Dalpé Welliver, DNP, CRNA, ARNP
Publisher, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 2016

#264 $62.95
A Resource for Students and Clinicians
Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey
Publisher, Jones and Bartlett, 2010
The 2nd edition of this handy resource includes general anesthesia principles, obstetrics, pediatrics, regional anesthesia, and medication charts.

#1958 $75.00  
Scot D. Foster, PhD, CRNA, FAAN
Margaret Faut Callahan, DNSc, CRNA, FAAN
Publisher, AANA Publishing, Inc. 2011
The comprehensive resource for practicing and student nurse anesthetists covers all aspects of a career in nurse anesthesia.
Critical Events in Anesthesia: A Clinical Guide for Nurse Anesthetists
 Critical Events in Anesthesia
#2188 $37.50
Sass Elisha, EdD, CRNA
Mark Gabot, MSN, CRNA
Jeremy Heiner, MSN, CRNA
Recording waiver (Photography, Audio & Video)
Portions of this AANA meeting may be photographed or audio/video recorded for various purposes, including reporting, promotion, archival, or sale and distribution. By registering, individuals agree that the AANA may photograph or record by audio/video their attendance and involvement in any portion of the meeting. Furthermore, individuals agree that the AANA may use these photographs and/or recordings without additional approval or permission.
Accreditation Statement
This course has been prior-approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 8 Class A CE credits; AANA Code Number: 1033885; Expiration Date:  05/10/2017.

AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to .5 CE credits in Pharmacology/Therapeutics.

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #10862.
All presenters and planners of this continuing nursing education activity are required to disclose to the audience any significant financial relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial healthcare products, goods or services consumed by or used on patients. If any conflict has been disclosed, the planners of this program assure that the content is unbiased and free of any conflict of interest. Attendees will be provided full disclosure information in the Final Program.


Charles A. Reese, PhD, CRNA, CAPT, NC, USN (ret)
Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Associate Professor, Anesthesiology Medical College of Virginia Physicians, Richmond, Virginia
Michael Rieker, DNP, CRNA, FAAN
Program Director
Wake Forest University
Baptist Medical Center
Nurse Anesthesia Program
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

 What Last Year's Attendees Said...

“Everything was well organized. Material presented was concise and to the point, and we were able to ask questions of the presenters at any time.”

“The topics were relevant and well presented. I also liked the varying backgrounds of the presenters which gave a well-rounded framework to the information.”