AANA 2015 Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress

August 29-September 1, 2015 


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2015 Keynote Speaker

Simon Sinek
is an unshakable optimist. He believes in a bright future and our ability to build it together. Described as “a visionary thinker with a rare intellect,” Sinek teaches leaders and organizations how to inspire people. With a bold goal to help build a world in which the vast majority of people go home every day feeling fulfilled by their work, Sinek is leading a movement to inspire people to do the things that inspire them.
When: Saturday, August 29, 2015
Where: Salt Palace Convention Center
Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
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Annual Congress Purpose and Goals

The Annual Congress of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists is designed to provide a variety of educational topics which will develop the maximum effectiveness of CRNAs in their roles as healthcare providers in diverse settings across the nation.
  1. Provide an organized learning experience that augments the knowledge and skills of the CRNA in various settings.
  2. Serve as a forum where research pertinent to the specialty of nurse anesthesia can be presented.
  3. Familiarize the nurse anesthetists with the latest medical equipment, technology, and pharmacological products.
  4. Provide AANA members with an opportunity to participate in the business of the AANA.
  5. Facilitate interaction and networking between participants on a professional and social level.

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“My favorite, never miss session is the keynote speaker. AANA has always delivered great keynote speakers. The benefits for me attending include great lectures providing not only CEUs but actual knowledge on subjects and interacting with CRNAs from all of the U.S. and creating connections that last a long time.” - Ellen Kraus Schaffer, CRNA, MA, Spokane, Wash.
“The Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress is the preeminent meeting for which the latest evidence based and clinical research is unveiled as well as the latest techniques and trends in the field of anesthesia. Patients expect current techniques and only the best anesthesia care and this meeting helps to ensure that my patients are completely satisfied. The Congress also presents me a fantastic opportunity to network with fellow CRNA colleagues from many regions. These friendships and relationships that are made at these meetings may be your next job.” – Mark Haffey, CRNA, MSN, APN, Vanderbilt University Medical Center