Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia Workshop – Florida

March 20 – 22, 2019
Clearwater Beach, Florida
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David Gleason, CRNA, BHS
Coordinator Regional Anesthesia
Department of Anesthesiology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Charles A. Reese, CRNA, PhD, CAPT, NC, USN (ret)
Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Medical College of Virginia Physicians
Richmond, VA

Assistant Professor, Rosalind Franklin University
CEO, Trollway Anesthesia and Education Seminars
Founding Member CRNA Connect
Mount Horeb, WI


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Wednesday, March 20 (3 credits)

1300-1400 Registration
1355-1400 Introductions (Young)
1400-1500 Spinal Anesthesia: Techniques and Dosing (Gleason)
1500-1600  Spinals and Epidurals in the Difficult Back (Gleason)
1600-1700 Clinical Techniques of Epidural Anesthesia (Reese)

Thursday, March 21 (5.5/8 credits)

0645-0730 Registration & Continental Breakfast
0725-0730 Introduction (Young)
0730-0830 Local, Lipids, Toxic Events and Beyond (Strube)
0830-0930 Spinal Headache? What Happens and Considerations (Strube)
0930-0945 Refreshment Break
0945-1145 Clinical Conundrums of Epidural Anesthesia (Reese)
1145-1300 Lunch on your own
1300-1400 Introduction to Use of Ultrasound in Epidural Anesthesia (Reese)
1400-1430 Ultrasound Demonstration (Reese)
1430-1445 Refreshment Break (Set up for Workshop)
1445-1715 Spinal and Epidural Workshop, 2.5 hrs (Faculty)
There will be as much time as you desire to practice on the manikins. Extra time will be scheduled before or after the workshop hours if you desire more practice. There will be no Ultrasound machines in this workshop.

Friday, March 22 (5.5/8 credits)

0645-0730 Registration & Continental Breakfast
0725-0730 Introductions (Boothby)
0730-0830 Cost, Safety and Advantages of Local Anesthetics (Gleason)
0830-0930 Regional Anesthesia and Anticoagulation (Gleason)
0930-0945 Refreshment Break
0945-1045 Local Anesthesia, What Did I Forget? The Pharmacology of It All (Strube)
1045-1145 Clinical Applications of Epidural Anesthesia (Reese)
1145-1245 Lunch on your own
1300-1400 Epidural Anesthesia: When Bad Things Happen (Reese)
Accreditation: This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 16.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1036897; Expiration Date 4/16/2019.AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to 3.50 CE Credits in pharmacology/therapeutics.