The New Jersey Association of Nurse Anesthetists (NJANA) is proud to present the Fall 2020 “Stress to Success” Virtual Meeting, 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. Since the meeting is virtual we are leaving registration open so you can join if you find time in your schedule. Please see the schedule below for presentation and training course details. Sponsorship opportunities are also available for interested companies, please see the information below.

Once registered you will receive an email with the Zoom link to participate in the program, which can be viewed on your computer, laptop, tablet or phone. We look forward to “seeing” everyone soon.

Make at least a $50 donation to the NJANA PAC Fund and save on your registration!
Click here to donate and you will receive a Discount Code for the 2020 Virtual Fall Conference for $50 off the price that will be emailed directly to you!

Questions? Send email to or call the NJANA office at 978-250-9847.



  • CRNA (NJANA Member): $100
  • CRNA (Non-NJANA Member): $125
  • SRNA: $30


  • BLS: $80
  • ACLS: $105
  • PALS: $ 105

Vendor/Sponsor Support

  • $100: Ad in the slideshow during breaks and in-between speakers
  • $400: 3-5 minutes with the audience for an “elevator speech” and includes an ad in the revolving slideshow during breaks.  Maximum of 3 as we do not have that many built in breaks.

NJANA Fall Virtual Meeting 2020 Agenda
Pending 7.5-11.5 Class A CE approval from the AANA

7:00 – 8:15 AM

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

8:15 – 9:30 AM

Russ Lynn Student Lecture Series part 1:
Faculty Advisor: Thomas Pallaria DNP, CRNA/APN
  1. Anti-Stigma Campaign: Reducing Stigma Relating to Substance Abuse Disorder in Nurse Anesthesia Providers
    Nicholas d’Hemecourt, BSN, RN, CCRN, RRNA
    Bryan Stein, BSN, RN, CCRN, RRNA
  2. Neuraxial Anesthesia Task-Training Workshop for CRNAs  [Virtual SIM component]
    Lauren Boccio, BSN, RN, RRNA
    Elizabeth Botto, BSN, RN, RRNA

9:30-10:30 AM

How can CRNAs thrive after Covid-19 affected our economy, my portfolio, and my financial future?
Jeremy Stanley, CFP, AIF
Sharon Pearce, MSN, CRNA

10:30 – 11:30 AM

Pediatric review for the adult provider
Dawn Elizabeth Bent, DNP, MSN, CRNA

11:30 – 11:45 AM


11:45AM -12:45 PM

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

12:45 – 2:00 PM

Russ Lynn Student Lecture Series part 2:
Faculty Advisor: Thomas Pallaria DNP, CRNA/APN

  • 3. Ketamine Gap Analysis and Toolkit Development to Increase its Use by Anesthesia Providers in the Perioperative setting 
    Kevin Joseph, BSN, RN, CCRN, RRNA
    Steven Schwab, BSN, RN, CCRN, RRNA
  • 4. A Virtual Lecture with Hands-On Simulation of the Gastric Ultrasound Examination. [Virtual SIM component] 
    Michelle Horton BSN, RN, CCRN, RRNA
    Ginamarie Martucciello BSN, RN, CCRN, RRNA

2:00 – 3:00 PM

Monitoring the Neuromuscular Junction: The Junction, Neuromuscular Blocking Agents and Technology.
Dawn Elizabeth Bent, DNP, MSN, CRNA

3:00 – 4:00 PM

From Head to Toe: Evidence-based Preop Assessment
Angela R. Mund, DNP, CRNA

4:00 PM