Registration will close at 7 a.m. November 7, 2021 Virtual Conference

NOTE: If you have problems logging in to the Zoom conference please contact: judy@njsna.org and 908-910-0586.

The New Jersey Association of Nurse Anesthetists (NJANA) is proud to present the Fall 2021 Virtual Conference on Sunday, November 7, 2021 from 6:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The conference offers a day packed with topics and information that you need to keep on top of the latest trends and get the advanced training and Continuing Education Credits you need to succeed.

NJANA welcomes all members, students and anesthesia professionals to participate. Please see the schedule below for presentation and training course details. Sponsorship opportunities are also available for interested companies, please see the information below.

Conference Only Pricing

  • NJANA Member: $120
  • Non-NJANA Member: $145
  • SRNA: $35
  • CRNA + Student Sponsorship: $155

Add-on’s

  • ACLS: $115
  • PALS: $115
  • BLS: $90
  • SPECIAL BUNDLE PRICING ACLS/PALS/BLS: $300
Register For Conference

Vendor/Sponsor Support

Platinum Level (3 Available) : $500

  • 4-minutes to speak prior to the start of a lecture
  • Signage/ad on rotating slide show during breaks/in-between speakers
  • Company listing on virtual sponsor board
  • Recognition on NJANA website for 3 months

Gold (Unlimited): $300

  • Signage/ad on rotating slide show during breaks/in-between speakers
  • Company listing on virtual sponsor board
  • Recognition on NJANA website for 3 months

NOTE: Art must be submitted in a high resolution JPEG/PNG format.

  • Slide show ad dimensions: 9 x 4 (landscape orientation)
  • Website Ad dimensions: 300px wide by 200px high with a preferred resolution of 150dpi.

**If you would like us to create your ad please send a high resolution image of your logo JPEG/PNG, text for your ad, and a link to your website.

Send all artwork to: events@njana.com and please put “Conference AD” in the subject line.

NOTE: Sponsors do not have to register to attend the conference, just add your name, organization, address, phone, email and level of sponsorship.

I Want to be a Sponsor

NJANACares Charity Raffle to support Lunch Break of Monmouth County.

Tickets cost $25/each or 5/$100.

  • Payment must be made using NJANA’s VENMO @njanacares
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    nclude the words “Wine Basket.”
  • Entries must be submitted by 2:45 p.m. on 11/7
  • Drawing will occur prior to the Russ Lynn Lecture Series at 3:30 p.m.

WIN THIS WINE BASKET

Uno Wine Purifier and Carafe: Combining the purifying power of selective sulfate technology and eye-catching design, this handblown borosilicate glass carafe set lets you enjoy your wine at its optimal aroma and flavor.

              • 25.3 oz. capacity. Fits one standard bottle of wine.
              • 1 bottle of Rodney Strong 2018 Sonoma County Red Blend
              • Harry & David milk chocolate truffles
              • 1 “Cheers” bottle stopper
              • 1 Bag of Sonoma Creamery Parmesan Chips

NJANA Fall Virtual Meeting 2021 Agenda
CREDITS – PENDING AANA APPROVAL: 8 to 12  Class A CE’s 

6:45 – 8:00 AM 

ACLS/PALS/BLS Re-Certification
Presenter: Jamie Paz, MSN, CRNA
(Up to 4 CEs)

Jamie Paz is a graduate of the Rutgers University Nurse Anesthesia program in 2013. She currently practices at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia and a member of NJANA. She is also a Certified Instructor for the American Heart Association’s BLS ACLS PALS course.

8:00 – 10:00 AM

Botox for Cosmetic and Non-Cosmetic Uses
Presenter: Scott Rigdon, MPH DNAP CRNA NSPM-C
1. Examine the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of Botox
2. Illustrate and discuss the history of the clinical use of Botox for cosmetic and non-cosmetic uses.
3. Discuss case-based utilization of Botox for non-cosmetic and cosmetic uses.
4. Identify the role of the nurse anesthesiologist in Botox usage.
Optimal Care of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgical Population.
(2 CEs)

  Scott Rigdon 

10:00 – 11:00 AM

NJANA President Address & Board of Director Panel Discussion
Presenter: Lori Ann Winner, PhD, CRNA/APN, NJANA President
1. Identify 2 state issues impacting CRNA practice.
2. Discuss strategies that can be incorporated into daily clinical practice to address state issues impacting CRNAs.
(1 CE)

Lori Ann Winner is the current president of NJANA.  She is a faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania in the Nurse Anesthesia program and works at numerous other facilities as an independent contractor in the NJ & PA area.  She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and her research focus was on practice initiatives and outcomes with the opt-out policy enactment.  She also serves on the NBCRNA CPC oversight committee.

 

11:00 – 12:00 AM 

EP for the Anesthesia Provider
Presenter:  Nick Warren, MSN, CRNA/APN
1. Review and discuss physiology and pharmacologic implications of anesthetic medications during cardiac catherization and electrophysiology procedures.
2. Describe challenges unique to different ablation procedures including Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, Ventricular Tachycardia, and Tachy-arrhythmia ablations.
(1 CE)

12:00 – 12:15 PM 

Break

12:15 – 1:15 PM 

Perianesthesia Management of Heart Failure
Presenter: Angela Mund, DNP, CRNA. President-Elect, AANA
1. Review the pathophysiology of systolic and diastolic heart failure
2. Describe the evidence-based approach to perioperative management of the patient with heart failure.
(1 CE)

Dr. Angela Mund received a certificate in Nurse Anesthesia from the Minneapolis Veteran’s Affairs School of Nurse Anesthesia in 1998. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Master’s of Science degree in 1999 and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in 2008. She is the Chair for the Department of Clinical Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina, leading a team of faculty and staff from the physician assistant, nurse anesthesia, cardiovascular perfusion, healthcare studies, and genetic counseling programs.

1:15 – 2:15 PM 

AANA Update
Presenter: Angela Mund, DNP, CRNA. President-Elect, AANA
1. Describe trends in AANA Membership demographics, education, employment, and public relations.
2. Discuss current nurse anesthesia legislative initiatives and strategies, as well as issues affecting practice.
(1 CE)

Dr. Angela Mund received a certificate in Nurse Anesthesia from the Minneapolis Veteran’s Affairs School of Nurse Anesthesia in 1998. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Master’s of Science degree in 1999 and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in 2008. She is the Chair for the Department of Clinical Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina, leading a team of faculty and staff from the physician assistant, nurse anesthesia, cardiovascular perfusion, healthcare studies, and genetic counseling programs.

2:15 – 2:30 PM

Break

2:30 – 3:30 PM 

Epidural Anesthesia: When Bad things Happen
Presenter: Charles Reese, Ph.D, CRNA
1. The learner will appreciate the magnitude of possible unintended outcomes associated with epidural anesthesia for labor and delivery.
2. The learner will understand the importance of sterile technique and timely recognition of systemic infection associated with epidural anesthesia.
(1 CE)

Dr. Charles Reese has had a career-long interest in teaching regional anesthesia. He has edited/authored texts,  published numerous papers and presented at Continuing Education seminars, conventions, and workshops nationally and internationally.  As a member of the AANA’s original Ad Hoc Committee on Regional Anesthesia, he helped develop and currently serves as the senior core faculty of a series of post-graduate clinical workshops which offer a didactic review and “hands on” practical application of Spinal, Epidural, and Ultrasound-Guided Upper and Lower Extremity techniques.  Click here to read more about his amazing career. 

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM 

Russ Lynn Memorial Lecture Series
Faculty Advisor: Thomas Pallaria, DNP, APN, CRNA

1. Identify a gap from research to clinical practice through the development of a quality improvement project.
2. Discuss how to implement evidence-based research into clinical practice.
(1 CE)

Dexmedetomidine Point of Care Workshop
To educate providers about the analgesic properties and opioid sparring effects of Dexmedetomine and increase the comfortability and use of Dexmedetomine into practice.
NOTE: Please click here to view information about a pre-presentation gap analysis survey that we encourage all professionals to take. All CRNAs and APN-Anesthesia, RRNAs are invited to take the survey – click here to take the survey now.