Registration is OPEN for the April 17, 2021 Conference

The New Jersey Association of Nurse Anesthetists (NJANA) is proud to present the Spring 2021 Conference, 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.

IMPORTANT: All registrants will receive an email with the ZOOM link and information for earning the Continuing Education Credits no later than Monday, April 12, 2021. The NJPAC Happy Hour registration link will be sent out separately with the specialty drink recipe.

IF YOU HAVE TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES OR CAN’T FIND YOUR LINK: Send an email to judy@njsna.org or call 908-910-0586.

Conference Only Pricing

  • CRNA (NJANA Member): $115
  • CRNA (Non-NJANA Member): $140
  • SRNA: $40
  • CRNA + Student Sponsorship: $155

Add-on’s

  • ACLS: $115
  • PALS: $115
  • BLS: $90
  • SPECIAL BUNDLE PRICING ACLS/PALS/BLS: $300
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Happy Hour Pricing

IMPORTANT: You must complete a separate registration for the Happy Hour. Click the button below to register for this option.

  • NJANA PAC HAPPY HOUR FUNDRAISER: $25

Join us for fellowship and fun and learn how to make cool cocktails as part of our special “Sipping with Steve” event. The themed cocktail of the evening will be the Moscow Mule. A few lucky participants will receive Moscow Mule themed gift baskets!

NOTE: You must register separately for this event. The Recipe and supply list will be emailed after you register or you can click here to download.

Register for PAC Event

Vendor/Sponsor Support

Platinum Level: $500 SOLD OUT

Thank You to our Platinum Sponsors: Acacia Pharma Inc., North American Partners in Anesthesia LLC, UEScope, UltraCare.

  • 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 – STILL Available!

Thank you to our Gold Sponsors: Certified Financial Services LLC, Envision Physician Services, Fisher and Paykel Healthcare, Summit Anesthesia Seminars.

  • 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.

I Want to be a Sponsor

NJANACares Charity CHEESE LOVERS GIFT CARDS RAFFLE: Help NJANACares support Project Refit and enter to win one of two $100 Gift Cards to spend on a wonderful at-home virtual cheese educational experience with Fromagination, Wisconsin’s highly coveted home for artisanal cheeses and meats. Gift Cards can be used to purchase high-quality cheeses, chocolates, and meats or to participate in their entertaining cheese educational experiences. Each class registration includes enough cheese products for 2 people to enjoy.

Entries must be submitted by 3 p.m. on April 17, 2021 to be included in the drawing. Drawing will take place during NJANA’s virtual conference at 4 p.m. after the last lecture on April 17, 2021.

Buy a ticket: $20 each with no limit on purchase — Payments must be made using Venmo @njanacares include the words “cheese raffle”

Send an email to tcastleman9@gmail.com to confirm ticket purchase and ensure your name is included in the raffle.

NJANA Spring Virtual Meeting 2021 Agenda
CREDITS – PENDING AANA APPROVAL:  7.5 – Class A CE (without ACLS/PALS/BLS)
11.5 Classs A CE (with completion of ACLS/PALS/BLS)

7:00 – 8:15 AM 

ACLS/PALS/BLS Re-Certification
Presenter: Jamie Paz, MSN, CRNA

8:15 – 9:15 AM

Optimal Care of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgical Population
Presenter: Lori Winner, Ph.D., CRNA/APN-A

9:15-10:30 AM

Let’s Party! Old and New Psychoactive Substances

Presenter: Mary Scott-Herring, DNP, MS, CRNA

10:30 – 11:30 AM 

NJANA President Address & Board of Director Panel Discussion
Presenter: Jonathan Katz, NJANA President, MSN, CRNA/APN-A

11:30 – 12:30 

Poster Presentation & Lunch Break

12:30 – 1:30 PM 

Active Shooter: Avoid, Deny, Defend
Presenter: Mary Scott-Herring, DNP, MS, CRNA

1:30 – 2:00 PM 

AANA Updates
Presenter: Dina Velocci, AANA President Elect, DNP, CRNA

2:00 – 2:15 PM

Break

2:15 – 3:00 PM 

Anesthesia for Interventional Radiology – “The dark places we go.”
Presenter: Dina Velocci, AANA President Elect, DNP, CRNA

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM 

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

1. From Intra-Op to Instagram: Increasing Public Awareness in Nurse Anesthesia Utilizing a Structured Social Media Platform.
Miriam Lapin, BSN, CCRN, RRNA
Sonja Schwartzbach, BSN, CCRN, RRNA

2. Utilizing a Pediatric Emergency Drug Sheet to Enhance Clinical Preparedness and Self-Efficacy in Medication Administration.
Martha Renteria, BSN, CCRN, RRNA
Arianna Sinkovich, BSN, CCRN, RRNA

3. Anesthesia Grand Rounds. Enhancing Long-Term Knowledge Retention of Clinical Information.
Julia Abad, BSN, CCRN, RRNA
Gretchen Hafner, BSN, CCRN, RRNA

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM 

PAC Fundraiser Happy Hour

Join us for fellowship and fun and learn how to make cool cocktails as part of our special “Sipping with Steve” event. The themed cocktail of the evening will be the Moscow Mule. A few lucky participants will receive Moscow Mule themed gift baskets!

NOTE: You must register separately for this event. Recipe and supply list will be emailed after you register.