Upper and Lower Extremity Nerve Block Workshop

 March 18-19, 2017| AANA Foundation Learning Center | Park Ridge, IL

The Upper and Lower Extremity Nerve Block Workshop is designed to enhance the practitioner’s knowledge in the clinical sciences related to upper and lower block anesthesia.  The program will expand the CRNA’s skills and expertise in upper and lower extremity nerve block anesthesia.  The program will include case studies and hands-on demonstration, return demonstration, and skill validation.
  • Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics
  • Anatomy of the Brachial Plexus
  • Brachial Plexus Block – Evaluation and Peripheral Nerve Block Augmentation
  • Plexus Blocks of the Lower Extremity:  Anatomy, Techniques and Evaluation
  • Principles and Techniques of Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia
This workshop is for CRNAs interested in developing their skills and knowledge in peripheral nerve blocks.
Registration Details
Full Registration 
​Member Type ​Before 2/18/17 ​After 2/18/17
​AANA Member* ​$565 $615
​Non-Member ​$665 ​$715
*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 meetings@aana.com.
Hampton Inn & Suites Rosemont Chicago O’Hare
9480 W. Higgins Road
Rosemont, IL  60018
$95.00 Single/Double plus 13% tax*
Room rate is available until February 17, 2017
*Subject to availability.
Make your reservation today! Reserve online or call 847-692-3000 and refer to group code AP1 to receive the $95.00 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
Evidence Trumps Belief, 2nd Edition

#173416 $26.95
Chuck Biddle, PhD, CRNA
Publisher, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 2013
216 Pages
Handbook of Anesthesia, 5th Edition 

#2434 $68.95
John J. Nagelhout, PhD, CRNA and Karen Plaus, PhD, CRNA, FAAN
Publisher, Saunders Elsevier, 2014
Critical Events in Anesthesia: A Clinical Guide for Nurse Anesthetists

#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 Statements:
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists is accredited with distinctionThis course has been prior-approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 12 Class A CE credits; AANA Code Number: 1033832; Expiration Date: 03/19/2017.
AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for 1 CE credit 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.

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.

 Featured Speakers

Franklin J. McShane, DNP, CRNA

Program Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program
Rosalind Franklin University
North Chicago, Illinois

CAPT Lisa A. Osborne Smith, PhD, CRNA, NC, USN
Associate Professor
Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, Maryland

Charles A. Reese, PhD, CRNA
Associate Professor
Medical College of Virginia Physicians
Richmond, Virginia


 What Your Peers Say

Great program! I will definitely recommend to colleagues.
Great job with the hands on portion. All instructors were very helpful.
I really enjoyed it and felt like I learned a lot!