Spinal/Epidural Workshop with Obstetric Essentials

October 25-28, 2017 | AANA Foundation Learning Center | Park Ridge, IL
Workshop Program Hotel Reservations
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 Anesthesia Techniques, 3rd edition edited by the workshop’s senior faculty member, Charles Reese, Ph.D., CRNA.

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.
Only 40 seats are available for this popular workshop. Meals and shuttle service are included. Plus, you’ll receive Clinical Techniques of Regional Anesthesia, Spinal and Epidural Blocks by featured speaker Charles A. Reese, PhD, CRNA, with registration! Reserve your spot today! 
Before 9/25/17
Save $100
​After 9/25/17
AANA Member* $1200 $1300
​Non-Member ​$1400 ​$1500
​*Learn more about the benefits of AANA Membership.  
Registration is full.  If you would like to be put on the waitlist please email meetings@aana.com with the course name and a daytime phone number.
Hampton Inn & Suites Rosemont Chicago O’Hare
9480 W. Higgins Road
Rosemont, IL  60018
$189.00 Single/Double plus tax
Room rate is available until September 24, 2017

Make your reservation today! Reserve online or call 847-692-3000 and refer to group code AP7 to receive the $189.00 room rate for this workshop. 
Drug/Drug Interactions
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).

#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

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.
#173204 $67.50
Cynthia S. Dowd, PhD
Lemont B. Kier, PhD
Publisher, The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 2014
411 Pages
 Handbook of 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.




Charles A. Reese, PhD, CRNA, CAPT, NC, USN (ret)
Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Associate Professor, Anesthesiology Medical College of Virginia Physicians, Richmond, Virginia
Michael Rieker, DNP, CRNA, FAAN
Program Director
Wake Forest University
Baptist Medical Center
Nurse Anesthesia Program
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Franklin J. McShane, CRNA, DNP, COL, AN(ret) 
Franklin J. McShane, DNP, CRNA, COL, AN (ret)
Vice President, Central Wisconsin Anesthesia Associates
Berlin, Wisconsin
Brian J. Kasson, CRNA, MHS 
Brian J. Kasson, MHS, CRNA
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing; Nurse Anesthesia Major College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
Beth Ann Clayton, CRNA, MS  
Beth Ann Clayton, DNP, CRNA
AmSol (Anesthesia Management Solutions);Obstetric Anesthesia CRNA Educator; Obstetric Anesthesia Clinical Coordinator, Mercy Health-Fairfield Hospital
Cincinnati, Ohio
Lorraine M. Jordan, CRNA, PhD, FAAN 
Lorraine M. Jordan, PhD, CRNA, FAAN
Executive Director, AANA Foundation; Chief Research Officer, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Park Ridge, Illinois
Lisa A. Osborne, CRNA, PhD, CAPT, NC, USN 
Lisa A. Osborne, PhD, CRNA, NC, USN (ret)
Associate Professor, Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, Maryland

 Free with Registration



A $60 value!​



Charles A. Reese, PhD, CRNA
Publisher, AANA Publishing, Inc. 2007  
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.