Meeting Review

Encore Symposiums Cape Cod 2017

by admin on October 13, 2017 · 0 comments

Meeting review by TD Meeting Date: 10/9-12/2017 Meeting location: Chatham Bar Inn, Cape Cod Meeting sponsor: Encore Symposiums Strengths of the meeting: Great location with topics relevant to current practice and dynamic speakers to bring them to life. This particular meeting attracted a fully engaged audience of CRNAs eager to learn and participate. Overall, a […]

West Virginia ANA 2017

by admin on April 2, 2017 · 0 comments

Meeting review by TC & TD Meeting Date:  3/31/2017 Meeting Location: Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, West Virginia Meeting sponsor:  West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists Strengths of the meeting: Great mountain location with beautiful scenery, walking trails and abundant tame deer.  Awesome speakers, great topics and lots of fun.   With a reception the first night and a theme party the […]

Meeting review by TD Meeting Date:  3/24/2017 Meeting Location: Alyeska Resort, Alaska Meeting sponsor:  Alaska Association of Nurse Anesthetists Strengths of the meeting:  Kudos to the Alaska Association for putting together a great agenda in a stunning location.  Excellent weather and spring skiing at it’s best added to the enjoyment of the meeting.   The stunning […]

Meeting review by JD and LB Meeting Date:  2/22/2017 Meeting Location:  Palm Springs, CA Meeting sponsor:  Encore Symposiums Strengths of the meeting:  JD: I thoroughly enjoyed the meeting as well as the speakers.  The topics were especially relevant to me and were presented by energetic speakers.  The location was exceptional and I enjoyed the resort […]

Maryland Association Fall meeting 2016

by admin on October 10, 2016 · 0 comments

Reviewed by:  Compilation of several CRNA reviews Meeting Date:   10/8-9/2016 Meeting location:  Baltimore MD, Baltimore Hilton Hotel, Downtown Meeting presented by:   MANA Meeting strengths / interesting topics & speakers:    This meeting had an exceptional lineup of speakers and many interesting topics.  Lorraine Jordan provided an excellent update and other Nationally recognized speakers added to the […]

NWAS Arlington VA

by admin on July 5, 2016 · 0 comments

Follow @procrnatom Reviewed by:  MD,  West Virginia Meeting Date:   06/23-26/2016 Meeting location:  Arlington Virginia, Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel Meeting presented by:   NWAS Meeting strengths / interesting topics & speakers:    This meeting lived up to the high standard set by NWAS.   The variety of speakers (both CRNA and MD) as well as the broad spectrum of […]

Meeting review by RF Meeting Date:  4/14/2013 Meeting Location:  San Diego Meeting sponsor:  Med City Anesthesia Seminars Strengths of the meeting:  I just attended Med City’s first anesthesia conference in beautiful San Diego. What a great time in such a wonderful destination. The all CRNA speakers were dynamic, interesting, humorous and held interesting discussions thru […]

Reviewed by:  PC,  Texas Meeting Date:   05/29/2013 Meeting location:  Hilton Head Island, SC Meeting presented by:   NAFA Meeting strengths / interesting topics & speakers:    This meeting had relevant and dynamic speakers. None of these speakers spoke down to us or seemed more interested in hearing their own own presentation versus actually imparting usable information. Additionally, […]

Meeting Date:   05/03/2013 Meeting location:  Hershey PA Meeting presented by:   PANA Meeting strengths / interesting topics & speakers: This meeting was an exceptional offering and probably one of the best State meetings in the country. The meeting was held at the Hershey Hotel in Hershey PA. (the sweetest city in America). The hotel was historic […]

Meeting Review: AANA Mid Year Assembly

by admin on April 29, 2013 · 0 comments

Meeting reviewed by HP, CRNA, Texas Meeting Date:  04/14/2013 Meeting location:  Arlington, VA / Washington, D.C. Meeting presented by:  AANA   Meeting strengths / interesting topics & speakers: Every year in April, AANA have their annual Mid-Year Assembly (MYA) in Washington D.C. I’ve had the privilege of attending MYA last year as a student and […]

Meeting Review: Difficult Airway, Las Vegas

April 16, 2013

Reviewed by DP,  Texas Meeting Date:  04/01/2013   Meeting location:  Las Vegas   Meeting presented by:  Difficult Airway   Meeting strengths / interesting topics & speakers This was a three day conference concentrating on the difficult airway. There was a total of approx 3 hours of lecture and the rest was hands on with some […]

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Meeting Review: Frank Moya, Orlando

March 19, 2013

Reviewed by MB, Texas The conference provided a sound foundation of anesthetic knowledge related to obstetric anesthesia. It served both as a review of principles and a presentation of new ideas. The faculty was well versed and knowledgeable. Suggestions for Improvement:   None Overall value for the money:   Great value for the money.

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Meeting Review: NAFA Disney World

February 2, 2013

Have you been to an Anesthesia CME Meeting lately?  Share your experiences with your colleagues. Meeting Date:  11/25/2012 Meeting location:  Disney World Meeting presented by:   NAFA Meeting strengths / interesting topics & speakers: Overall, the meeting was very good. It was a great value for the money. The location was fantastic as well as the […]

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Meetings: Pinnacle Partners In Medicine, Dallas

January 11, 2013

Pinnacle Partners In Medicine is hosting their 10th Annual Clinical Seminar “Emerging Issues in Anesthesia Practice” on Saturday, February 2, 2013.  The seminar will be located at the Omni Dallas Hotel Park West (1590 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX 75234). The seminar will be from 7:00am – 2:00pm. Do not miss out on a great opportunity […]

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Make the Most of the AANA Meeting in San Francisco

July 27, 2012

Boston, Seattle, San Francisco, Honolulu, Jackson Hole, San Antonio…there are some amazing destinations for anesthesia meetings right here in the USA. Most of the venues are places where there is a long list of thing s to see and do. And all of the destinations provide plenty of opportunities for you to stay active.   […]

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Meeting Review: NWAS, Turks and Caicos

June 10, 2012

Meeting Date:  4/22/2012 Location:  Turks and Caicos Strengths of meeting:  Interesting topics and speakers.  Beautiful location, great beaches, great for scuba and snorkeling Suggestions:  No suggestions for improving the meeting.   The hotel was all inclusive with several dining options.  The food was not good and the service was not up to par for the price. […]

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Meeting Review: NWAS Philadelphia

June 1, 2012

Meeting Date:  May 24-27, 2012 Quality of Meeting:  Overall excellent.  The speakers were very good and the topics were relevant to clinical practice.   Objectives were met for each of the topics presented.  I did not attend the hand’s on ultrasound workshop but was told that it was very good also.  I especially enjoyed the topics […]

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Meeting Review: Encore Symposium, Santa Fe, NM

May 9, 2012

Encore Symposiums, Inc. was founded in 1983 with the focus of providing continuing education to anesthesia providers in unique and exciting destinations. Each venue offers a high quality educational event that augments the expertise of the nurse anesthetist and a truly wonderful get-a-away. Through the years we have developed a CRNA faculty that is dedicated […]

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Meeting Review: Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists

February 19, 2012

Who says you have to go to a big National meeting to obtain quality continuing education?  The Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists once again has done it right.  The Texas Association Spring Meeting was held February 17-19 at the Waterfront Marriott in The Woodlands Texas. The meeting location was a newly developed area with shopping […]

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Meeting Review: NWAS, Las Vegas

February 3, 2012

The following review was submitted by a CRNA attending the recent January 2012 Northwest Anesthesia Seminar in Las Vegas. thanks you for the posting and encourages others to send reviews when they attend meetings. Date:  1/23/12 Meeting strengths:  Interesting topics & speakers.   NWAS does a great job recruiting their speakers & provides great […]

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Meeting Review: Emory University New Horizons

February 3, 2012

Emory University is proud to announce two upcoming meetings The first meeting is New Horizons in Anesthesiology in Big Sky, Montana, March 11-16, 2012.  We have been running a ski meeting for 24 years.  This particular meeting will include topics such as the effects of anesthesia on sleep, patients’ memory as well as patient awareness.  […]

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Meeting Review: MUSC, Charleston, S.C.

January 30, 2012

2012 marks the 25th anniversary of this conference.  Enjoy a variety of topics (20 hourse of CE) with a fantastic speaker panel including Debbie Mailina, AANA President, Christine Zambricki AANA Deputy Executive Director, Jackie Rowles Past President talking about Pain and many more. If you like history and good food, visiting Charleston, SC is always […]

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Meeting Review: Utah Association of Nurse Anesthetists

January 12, 2012

The Utah Association of Nurse Anesthetists (UANA) will hold an annual meeting on January 28, 2012.  We will have national representation from the AANA (Debbie Malina, President) and the NBCRNA (Robyn Ward, Secretary/Treasurer).  We will cover a variety of clinical topics including: New Drugs on the Horizon, Regional Anesthesia, Pediatrics, Surgical Stress, etc.  In addition, […]

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CRNA Today; Online CME for CRNAs

January 6, 2012

To enhance your CME experience, offers reviews of meeting attended by our readers.  Several readers have requested a review of online CME.  CRNA Today is an online CME offering for CRNAs.  Read the review, visit their site, and return and offer your comments to your colleagues. As described by the owners, CRNA Today is […]

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Dannemiller Nurse Anesthetist Review and Update

December 5, 2011

November 29 – December 4, 2011,  San Antonio, TX I’ve been attending this Dannemiller offering for years and it consistently meets my continuing education needs. It’s very convenient to visit a beautiful place like San Antonio, TX for a few days and earn enough CE credits for the two year re-certification. This time they provided […]

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