Congress Daily - Pre-Issue 1

AANA Brings Expert Speakers and Cutting-Edge Sessions to Annual Congress

  • Jul 29, 2019
The premier event for nurse anesthetists, this year’s AANA Annual Congress offers an unparalleled educational experience to fit the needs of clinical practitioners, aspiring and current business owners, educators, and students. Choose from more than 100 cutting-edge sessions in eight tracks.

See or the Meetings App for the complete list of sessions, times and locations, and speakers.

AANA 2019 Educational Tracks

Business of Anesthesia and The Fundamentals of Practice Management: An overview of the key elements that will optimize business practices and reimbursement for a wide variety of practice settings. Sessions focus on Practice Management and Leadership topics. 

Clinical Practice: New information for the CRNA engaged in clinical practice to assist with evidence-based decision making; includes infection control, neuromuscular block, airway techniques, cardiac/noncardiac topics and pain management. 

Diversity and Inclusion: Sessions include the second annual Goldie D. Brangman Diversity & Inclusion lecture and topics related to Global Volunteerism and Cultural Competencies. 

New! Enhanced Recovery: Educational content associated with enhanced recovery after surgery and opioid sparing pathways and techniques. 

Patient Safety: Multimodal perioperative care pathways designed to achieve early recovery for patients undergoing major surgery. 

Pediatric and Obstetrics: Obstetric and pediatric risks and regulations along with current trends in these topics. 

Research in Action: Speakers will address cutting-edge issues in research, practice and education, and innovative approaches to improve quality anesthesia care, including the State of the Science Oral and General Poster sessions.

Special Interest: Sessions cover a broad range of topics, including the keynote speech, epigenetics, substance abuse disorder treatment and recovery, workplace issues, volunteerism, and special sessions for students.