Spinal and Epidural Workshop

April 21-23, 2016 | AANA Foundation Learning Center | Park Ridge, IL
Workshop Registration Hotel Reservations Preliminary Program
Earn valuable CE credits and refresh your knowledge of clinical applications of spinal and epidural anesthesia procedures at the AANA’s three-day intensive Spinal and Epidural Workshop.  An excellent complement to the Essentials of Obstetric Analgesia/Anesthesia Workshop, this workshop combines expert lecture with a guided hands-on approach to learning.
  • Current trends and clinical cases
  • Anatomy of neuraxial anesthesia
  • Pharmacology of local anesthesia
  • Clinical techniques and dosing of spinal anesthesia
  • Clinical techniques of epidural anesthesia
  • Patient selection
  • Clinical applications of epidural anesthesia
  • Informed consent for regional anesthesia
  • Obstetrical application of regional anesthesia
  • Combined spinal/epidural anesthesia (CSE)
  • Regional anesthesia for surgical procedures
  • Acute pain management

    Download the preliminary program for details.  
CRNAs and SRNAs interested in developing their skills and knowledge of clinical applications of spinal and epidural anesthesia.
Only 40 seats are available for this popular workshop. Meals and shuttle service are included. Plus, you’ll receive Clinical Techniques of Regional Anesthesia, Spinal and Epidural Blocks by featured speaker Charles A. Reese, CRNA, PhD, with registration! Reserve your spot today! 
Before 3/20/16
Save $50
​After 3/20/16
AANA Member* $790 $840
​Non-Member ​$890 ​$940
​*Learn more about the benefits of AANA Membership.  

Registration for this workshop is closed.  

If you would like to be put on a waitlist email meetings@aana.com with your name, daytime phone number and the name of the workshop.  
Hampton Inn & Suites Rosemont Chicago O’Hare
9480 W. Higgins Road
Rosemont, IL  60018
$149.00 Single/Double plus 13% tax
Room rate is available until March 19, 2016

Make your reservation today! Reserve online or call 847-692-3000 and refer to group code QAS to receive the $149.00 room rate for this workshop. 
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, and 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 Statements 
This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 21 Class A CE Credits; AANA Code Number 1031637; Expiration Date 04/23/2016.
AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to 3 CE Credits in Pharmacology/Therapeutics.
The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers’ Commission on Accreditation.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #10862. 
Disclosure Information
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 on the App and in the Final Program.


Beth Ann Clayton, CRNA, MS
AmSol (Anesthesia Management Solutions);Obstetric Anesthesia CRNA Educator; Obstetric Anesthesia Clinical Coordinator, Mercy Health-Fairfield Hospital
Cincinnati, Ohio
Lorraine M. Jordan, CRNA, PhD, FAAN
Executive Director, AANA Foundation; Chief Research Officer, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Park Ridge, Illinois
Brian J. Kasson, CRNA, MHS
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing; Nurse Anesthesia Major College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
Franklin J. McShane, CRNA, DNP, COL, AN(ret)
Vice President, Central Wisconsin Anesthesia Associates
Berlin, Wisconsin
Mary S. Nadolny, CRNA, MS, CAPT, NC, USN
Specialty Leader, Naval Medical CenterPortsmouth, Virginia
Charles A. Reese, CRNA, PhD, CAPT, NC, USN (ret)
Associate Professor, Obstetrics and GynecologyAssociate Professor, Anesthesiology Medical College of Virginia Physicians
Richmond, Virginia

 What Last Year's Attendees Said

“The instructors were very knowledgeable and approachable. The teaching stations were great to get the hands-on opportunity.”
“Info was presented in concise and organized manner with time for questions & practice.”
“Smaller, friendly learning groups and welcoming instructors. Easy atmosphere.”

 Free with Registration



A $60 value!​



Charles A. Reese, CRNA, PhD
Publisher, AANA Publishing, Inc. 2007  
Richly illustrated and featuring concise, step-by-step instructions, Clinical Techniques of Regional Anesthesia
has been revised to reflect the numerous changes in the practice of central neurosis analgesia and anesthesia.