2018 IANA Spring Conference and Ultrasound Workshop

2018 IANA Spring Conference and Ultrasound Workshop
Mark your calendars now for the IANA Spring Conference, May 19-20, 2018, in East Peoria, Illinois. We've added an Ultrasound Workshop to this year's conference! Saturday will be a full day of conference sessions while Sunday is reserved for the Ultrasound Workshop. Please note: All proceeds from the Ultrasound Workshop will go directly to the Illinois CRNA PAC

Register now because space is limited!

Online Registration closes May 15 at 5:00 p.m.

All Saturday conference attendees will receive a complimentary $10 slots certificate as a part of your registration.

Hotel Information

The special hotel rate of $115 ends April 27, 2018.  Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-547-0711 and reference code 0518ANA.  Reservations can also be made by going to this exact website http://www.paradicecasino.com/groups and enter in code 0518ANA.





CRNA Saturday Only



CRNA Sunday Only



CRNA Sat. and Sunday






SRNA Sunday Only



Retired CRNA



Registration Policies

  • Registrations received after 5:00 pm CST, Friday, May 4 will be charged a $50 late fee.
  • Pre-Registration closes at 5:00 pm CST Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
  • On-site registration will be available with an additional $100 fee.
  • Cancellations by 5:00 pm CST Tuesday, May 15 for full refund. No refunds will be made beyond that time.

May 19, 2018 Schedule





 6:30 am Registration and Breakfast     
 7:30 am How is This Team Doing? New
Ways to Explore Teamwork in
the Operating Room 
Ann Willemsen-Dunlap, CRNA, PhD   1.0
 8:30 am Postpartum Hemorrhage:
Anesthesia Role in Recognition
and Treatment
Christine Salvator, MSN, CRNA   1.0
 9:30 am Break with Exhibitors     
 10:00 am What keeps the CEO of the
AANA up at night?
Randall Moore, DNP, MBA, CRNA,
 11:00 am IANA Business Meeting  Rose Slowikowski, CRNA, DNP;
Edward Gradman, CRNA, MSN;
Micah Roderick, BA, MPA 
 12:00 pm Lunch with Exhibitors    
 1:00 pm Dental Office Anesthesia: An
Overlooked Avenue of Care 
David Charnesky, CRNA, BSN   1.0
 2:00 pm To Sleep or Not to Sleep: Pediatric
Preoperative Assessment
and Optimization 
 Emily Klinefelter, BA, BSN, MSN, CRNA  1.0
 3:00 pm Break with Exhibitors     
 3:30 pm  A Comaprison of Laryngeal Mask Airway
Cuff Pressure Measurement: Conventional vs.
Devon Little, BSN, RN, CCRN;
 4:00 pm Kappa-Opioid Receptor Agonists: An
Alternative Route to Analgesia 
Robert Marsh, BSN, RN, CCRN:
Rosalind Franklin 
 4:30 pm Conference concludes    
This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 6.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1036114; Expiration Date 5/19/2018.
AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to 1.00 CE Credits in pharmacology/therapeutics.

May 20, 2018 Schedule (Ultrasound Workshop)





 8:00 am Regional Anesthesia: Peripheral Nerve Blocks  Carlos Xavier Moreno, DrAP, CRNA   2.0
 10:00 am  Break    
 10:15 am Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics and
Basic Principles of Ultrasound 
Franklin McShane, DNP, CRNA, APNP  2.0
1.0 Pharm 
 12:15 pm Lunch     
1:00 - 4:00 pm  Teaching Stations: Hands-on Ultrasound
 Franklin McShane, DNP, CRNA, APNP;
Josh Newman, CRNA;
Matthew Farcus, CRNA;
Kent Fair, CRNA;
Adam Schneider, APN, CRNA;
Xavier Moreno, DrAP, CRNA;
Tyson Purchatzke, CRNA;
Joe Grazaitis; CRNA

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 7.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1036083; Expiration Date 5/20/2018.
AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to 1.00 CE Credits in pharmacology/therapeutics.
5/19/2018 7:30 AM - 5/20/2018 4:00 PM
Par-A-Dice Hotel and Casino 21 Blackjack Boulevard East Peoria, IL 61611 UNITED STATES


Saturday, 19 May 2018


The Peoria Chiefs (Cardinals) host the Kane County Cougars (Diamondbacks) on the evening of May 19. Price includes transportation to the ballpark from the hotel, 1 ticket, buffet meal and soft drinks. Cash bar available. $20 per person.

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