Upper and Lower Extremity Nerve Block Workshop

When: August 18 - 19, 2018
Location: AANA National Headquarters
Registration for this meeting is full.  If you would like to be put on a wait list, send an email to meetings@aana.com with your name and daytime phone number.

Upper and Lower Extremity Nerve Block Workshop Fall


The Upper and Lower Extremity Nerve Block Workshop is designed to enhance your knowledge in the clinical sciences related to upper and lower block anesthesia. Featuring didactic and hands-on training, this program will expand the CRNA’s skills and expertise in upper and lower extremity nerve block anesthesia. Included with registration, all attendees will receive Upper Extremity Blocks, written by featured speaker Charles A. Reese, PhD, CRNA.

Who Should Attend

This workshop is for CRNAs interested in developing their skills and knowledge in peripheral nerve blocks.

Accreditation Statement

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 12.0 Class A CE credits; AANA Code Number 1035590; Expiration Date: 08/19/2018.

AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for 1 CE 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, CEP #10862.

Provider with Distinction


Registration Details

Full Registration
AANA Member*
Before 7/18/2018: $565  
After 7/18/2018: $615
*Learn more about the benefits of AANA Membership.

Before 7/18/2018: $665   
After 7/18/2018: $715

Registration for this meeting is full.  If you would like to be put on a wait list, send an email to meetings@aana.com with your name and daytime phone number. 

Hotel Reservations

Hampton Inn & Suites Rosemont-Chicago O’Hare
9480 W. Higgins Road
Rosemont, IL  60018
$119 Single/Double plus 13% tax*
Room rate is available until September 6, 2017
Make your reservation today! Reserve online or call 847-692-3000 and refer to group code: AQ3.
*Subject to availability.

What Your Peers Say

  • This class was a great review of the anatomy and physiology and pharmacology of local anesthetics.
  • For the most part all of the presenters were very approachable and extremely helpful. I felt confident after the hands on portion that I could do these blocks at my hospital.
  • Great refresher. It was good to hear different practice styles from so many different providers.

Included with Registration

Upper Extremity Blocks

Upper Extremity Blocks
Charles A. Reese, PhD, CRNA

Book will be distributed on site at registration.

Related Resources

Critical Events in Anesthesia: A Clinical Guide for Nurse Anesthetists
Critical Events in Anesthesia A Clinical Guide for Nurse Anesthestists
Sass Elisha, EdD, CRNA
Mark Gabot, MSN, CRNA
Jeremy Heiner, MSN, CRNA 

Evidence Trumps Belief, 2nd Edition
Evidence Trumps Belief
Chuck Biddle, PhD, CRNA
Publisher, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 2013
216 Pages

Handbook of Anesthesia, 5th Edition 
Handbook of Anesthesia, 5th Edition
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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