Upper and Lower Extremity Nerve Block Workshop

 March 19-20, 2016| 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 2/18/16 ​After 2/18/16
​AANA Member* ​$490 $540
​Non-Member ​$590 ​$640
*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
$96.00 Single/Double plus 13% tax*
Room rate is available until February 19, 2016
*Subject to availability.
Make your reservation today! Reserve online or call 847-692-3000 and refer to group code GBV to receive the $96.00 room rate for this workshop.
Evidence Trumps Belief, 2nd Edition

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

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

#2188 $37.50
Sass Elisha, CRNA, EdD
Mark Gabot, CRNA, MSN
Jeremy Heiner, CRNA, MSN
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 12 Class A CE Credits; AANA Code Number 1032322; Expiration Date 03/20/2016.

AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to 1 CE Credit 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.

 Featured Speakers

Franklin J. McShane, DNP, CRNA

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

CAPT Lisa A. Osborne, 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

Christopher T. Stake, MSN, CRNA
Chief CRNA
Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center
Ft. Meade, Maryland


 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!