Essentials of Obstetric Analgesia/Anesthesia Workshop

October 21, 2015 | AANA National Headquarters | 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 agenda for details 
CRNAs and SRNAs interested in developing their skills and knowledge of clinical applications of obstetric analgesia and anesthesia.
Before 9/21/15​
Save $50
​After 9/21/15
AANA Member* $350 $400
​Non-Member ​$450 ​$500
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Renaissance Chicago O’Hare Suites Hotel
8500 West Bryn Mawr Ave.
Chicago, IL  60631
Room Rate: $149.00 plus 16.4% tax

Hotel reservations must be received by 3:00 pm 9/29/2015.
Nurse Anesthesia Pocket Guide

#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, CRNA, PhD, FAAN
Margaret Faut Callahan, CRNA, DNSc, FAAN
Publisher, AANA Publishing, Inc. 2011
The comprehensive resource for practicing and student nurse anesthetists covers all aspects of a career in nurse anesthesia.
Nurse Anesthesia, 5th Edition

#2433 $125.00
Also available as a pageburst eBook
John J. Nagelhout, CRNA, PhD
Karen Plaus, CRNA, PhD, FAAN
Publisher, Saunders Elsevier, 2014
The fifth edition of this popular and comprehensive text continues to focus on the application of sound scientific principles to modern anesthesia practice for all types of surgical procedures and patient populations.
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
To receive the CE credit, the learner must attend all sessions for which they wish to receive credit.
This course has been prior-approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 8 CE credits;
AANA Code Number: 1031636; Expiration Date: 10/21/2015.
The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists is accredited as a provider of continuing nursingeducation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #10862, for 8 Contact Hours.


Charles A. Reese, CRNA, PhD, CAPT, NC, USN (ret)
Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Associate Professor, Anesthesiology Medical College of Virginia Physicians, Richmond, Virginia
Michael Rieker, CRNA, DNP, 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.”

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