Spinal Epidural with Obstetric Essentials Workshop

When: October 24 - 26, 2019
Location: AANA National Headquarters

Spinal OB Workshop

Only 3 spots open!  If you would like to attend please contact meetings@aana.com for registration information.

Key Takeaways

Presentations include:

  • Normal and abnormal physiology of pregnancy
  • Pharmacology
  • Analgesia/anesthesia techniques
  • Formal presentations 
  • Clinical applications of spinal and epidural anesthesia procedures
  • Introduction to the application of ultrasound using live models.

Download the Workshop Program.


This comprehensive workshop combines enrollment for two of our most popular live CE activities, the Essentials of Obstetric Analgesia/Anesthesia Workshop and the Spinal and Epidural Workshop. Earn valuable Class A CE credits and stay current with expert lectures and hands-on instruction. Time will be allotted for group discussions of representative clinical cases. Plus, all attendees will receive a copy of Clinical Techniques of Regional Anesthesia: Spinal and Epidural Blocks, 4th edition, edited by the workshop’s senior faculty member, Charles Reese, PhD, CRNA.

Accreditation Statement

Provider with Distinction

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 23.50 Class A CE credits; AANA Code Number 1037861; Expiration Date: 10/26/2019.

AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for 4.25 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 Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

AANA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #10862.

Registration Details

Only 3 spots open!  If you would like to attend please contact meetings@aana.com for registration information.

Full Registration
AANA Member*
Before 9/24 - $1299
After 9/24 - $1399
*Learn more about the benefits of AANA Membership.

Before 9/24 - $1499  
After 9/24 - $1599     

Hotel and Travel

Hampton Inn & Suites
9480 W. Higgins Road
Rosemont, IL  60018

$199.00 Single/Double plus 14% tax*

Room rate is available until Monday, 9/23/19
The hotel will continue to accept reservations based on availability.

Make your reservation today!  

Reserve your guest room at the Hampton Inn & Suites 

 Or call 847-692-3000 and refer to AQ9 to receive the AANA room block rate.

*Subject to availability

Included with Registration

Clinical Techniques of Regional Anesthesia
Spinal and Epidural Blocks, 3rd Edition
Charles A. Reese, PhD, CRNA
Publisher: American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 2019

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.

Related Resources

Drug/Drug Interactions
Drug Drug Interactions
#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
400 pages

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). 

The Chemistry and Physics of Drugs Used in Anesthesia
The Chemistry and Physics of Drugs Used in Anesthesia
#173204 $67.50
Cynthia S. Dowd, PhD
Lemont B. Kier, PhD
Publisher, The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 2014
411 Pages

The Chemistry and Physics of Drugs Used in Anesthesia adds an in-depth exploration of physics to significantly expand and update Dowd/Kier’s previous work, The Chemistry of Drugs for Nurse Anesthetists, making this new text even more integral to the practicing CRNA and to the education of student registered nurse anesthetists.

Handbook of Anesthesia, 5th Edition
Nurse Anesthesia, 5th Edition
#2434 $68.95 
John J. Nagelhout, PhD, CRNA, and Karen Plaus, PhD, CRNA, FAAN
Publisher, Saunders Elsevier, 2014

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.

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 in the final program.
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