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AR Anesthesia Program

Arkansas Association of Nurse Anesthetists Educational Meetings


The Arkansas ANA Fall 2010 Meeting and Seminar

October 9 – 10, 2010

10 CE Credits

At Arkansas State University

Jonesboro, Arkansas

Sponsored by Arkansas State University

College of Nursing and Health Professions




Program Description

This meeting and seminar has been established to provide continuing education to practicing nurse anesthetists and student nurse anesthetists.  On Saturday October 9, 2010, detailed information on chemical dependency, blood pressure control, medical malpractice, evidence based practice, en-mass diffusion oxygenation, metabolic syndrome and difficult airway management will be provided and discussed.  On Sunday October 10, 2010, the latest information on workplace stressors, functional foods, healthy lifestyle, cerebral perfusion, and unintentional hypothermia will be discussed to provide the most updated recommendations. 

Program Faculty

Art Zwerling, DNP, MSN, MS, CRNA, DAAPM

University of Pennsylvania

School Of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program,

Fox Chase Cancer Center


Brandon Robinson, CRNA

Chief CRNA Anesthesia and Pain Consultants

Lafayette, LA


Joe R. Williams, CRNA, PhD

Associate Professor

Texas Wesleyan University


Bobby R. McDaniel, J.D.

Personal Injury and Criminal Defense


Program Agenda


Saturday October 9, 2010


0730-0830….Chemical Dependency in the Anesthesia Community: Recognition and Intervention

0830-0930….Acute Blood Pressure Control in the Pre, Peri, and Post Operative Settings


1000-1130….Medical Malpractice Suits and the CRNA

1130-1330….Business Meeting

1330-1430….Chemical Dependency in the Anesthesia Community: Treatment, Re-entry, and Relapse Prevention

1430-1530….Wellness Strategies for the Anesthesia Community

1530-1430….Journal Review


Sunday October 10, 2010

0800-0900….Workplace Stresses: Recognition and Resolution

0900-1000….Functional Foods


1030-1130….Healthy Lifestyle

1130-1145….Cerebral Perfusion: The New Recommendations

1145-1200….Unintentional Intraoperative Hypothermia




This program is approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 10 CE Credits.  Code Number 32679, Expiration Date: October 10, 2010. 


Tuition Fees*





*Fee includes all lectures and discussions, Electronic Syllabus, Continental Breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, Luncheon on Saturday, all refreshment breaks, Certificate of Attendance and AANA credit recording.


Exhibitor Information

The Arkansas ANA welcomes exhibitors of commercial and pharmaceutical products that are anesthesia related.   We also welcome financial planners and recruiters to exhibit at the state meeting.

Hotel Information


Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott

3408 Apache Drive

Jonesboro, AR  72401

Phone (870) 934-1600

Rooms are $55 per night, $70 for suites


Course Registration Form

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Mail Registration Form and Payment to:

Arkansas Association of Nurse Anesthetists

PO Box 1225

Alma, Arkansas 72921-1225

Please make checks payable to ARANA

Refund Policy: Refunds will be made with written notice only until September 9, 2010, less a $30.00 cancellation charge. No refunds will be given after September 9, 2010.


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(E-mail must be provided to receive registration confirmation and hand-outs)


Registration Fee

$350.00 Members

$400.00 Non-members

 $50.00 Students

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