This is my 5th year attending the NAFA conference at Disney. Each year it improves – the speakers are dynamic and informative.

– K. Hoyt, CRNA

Held in Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Convention Center.

At this time our room block is full at the Yacht and Beach club. A limited number of rooms have been added at Coronado Springs

NAFA has assembled a world-class faculty to offer four days of continuing education in diverse and clinically relevant anesthesia topics.

  • Continuing education credits: 21 Class A
  • Registration fee:
    • $799 through November 1, 2019
    • $825 after November 1, 2019
    • $220 daily rate
    • $300 student rate
  • Hotel reservations: can be made online here or by calling 407-939-4686 with booking number G0703803.
    • $217/night, plus applicable taxes and fees

Annual Meeting Location Overview

Join NAFA in a beautiful New England atmosphere of seaside-styled hotels from the late 1800s, where Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts welcome guests into a nautical world of hardwood floors, brass fittings and luxurious accommodations. Relax along Stormalong Bay’s, a 3-acre lake, where you can enjoy water slides emerging from the life-size replica of a wrecked ship, lagoons, a slow river to float along in inner tubes and a sand-bottom pool.

By staying at a Disney resort, NAFA registrants will enjoy theme park tickets at convention rates, extended theme park hours, free transportation within all of Walt Disney World and complimentary service to and from the airport aboard Disney’s Magical Express.

Please note that schedules, times and venues are subject to change.

Online Meeting Registration

This seminar, has a $799 registration fee through November 1, 2019, and $825 after November 1, 2019: $220 daily rate. Once you have registered, you will receive an email confirmation notice from NAFA. Be sure to retain your confirmation number to make updates to your registration information, reprint your receipt, and receive access to the electronic syllabus.

Registration Cancellation Policy

If you are not able to attend this event, you may choose one of the following options:

  1. Have full amount of funds applied toward a NAFA conference registration fee held within the next 12 months of cancellation.
  2. Have a refund issued less a $25.00 cancellation fee for administrative costs incurred.
    All requests for registration cancellations must be submitted in writing to nafa@vcu.edu or by fax at (804) 828-0581

At this time our room block is full at the Yacht and Beach club. A limited number of rooms have been added at Coronado Springs

Hotel Registration

Reserve your room by contacting the Disney Reservations at (407) 934-3372 for availability; be sure to state you are a Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Associates attendee to get the NAFA special group rate. Space is limited, so book your room now!!

IMPORTANT…
NAFA contracted room block rates are reserved for NAFA meeting registrants. Hotel guests NOT registered for the NAFA meeting who are booked in the NAFA room block at the NAFA room rate, will be removed from the contracted block rate and charged regularly-priced hotel room rates.

Theme Park Tickets
Attendees and family members will be eligible to purchase theme park tickets at a discounted rate.

Disney Magical Express
NAFA attendees can take advantage of complimentary service to and from the airport aboard Disney’s Magical Express. Visit this site for more information.

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 21.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1037791; Expiration Date 12/5/2019

West Virginia provider number: WV2002-0398RN

NAFA and AANA / NBCRNA CE and Recertification Requirements:
Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Associates (NAFA), a leader in continuing education, is pleased to inform clients that all NAFA events are designed to meet Class A credit requirements. Once NAFA programs are approved by AANA, and so noted on our website, clients will be able to apply their earned CE credits to meet Class A and/or Class B recertification requirements. Additionally, in planning CE offerings, careful consideration is given to include content congruent with the NBCRNA’s “Core Module” topical areas.

38th Annual Anesthesia Meeting Schedule

To download a PDF copy of the meeting schedule, please click here

Monday, December 2, 2019 (5 credits)
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast – Visit Exhibits
7:00 a.m. – 7:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
7:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Lola’s Song
A. Fitch, PA-C
C. Motley-Fitch
8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Complications in Pediatric Anesthesia
H. De Soto, MD
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Break – Visit with Exhibitors
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Update in the Outpatient Management of the Child
H. De Soto, MD
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Anesthetic Implications of Medication-assisted Treatment
N. Damico, PhD, CRNA
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Question and Answer Session
H. De Soto, MD
N. Damico, PhD, CRNA
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 (5 credits)
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast – Visit Exhibits
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Enhanced Recovery: Changing How We Do Things
B. Weiner, DNP, MSNA, CRNA
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Anesthesia Considerations for Robotic Surgery
B. Weiner, DNP, MSNA, CRNA
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Break – Visit with Exhibitors
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. A review of pEEG Monitors and a Glimpse into the future of Brain State Monitoring
L. Harold Barnwell, DNAP, CRNA
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Your Patient has a Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device — Now What?
L. Harold Barnwell, DNAP, CRNA
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Question and Answer Session
L. Harold Barnwell, DNAP, CRNA
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 (6 credits)
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast – Visit Exhibits
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. The Anesthetic Challenges of Mitochondrial Diseases
C. Kroepel, DNAP, CRNA
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Review of Rare Disorders with Anesthetic Implications
C. Kroepel, DNAP, CRNA
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Break – Visit with Exhibitors
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. The Value of Anecdotes: Reexploring Anesthesia e-Nonymous
N. Damico, PhD, CRNA
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Novel Approaches to Epidural Placement
N. Damico, PhD, CRNA
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Question and Answer Session
N. Damico, PhD, CRNA
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Review of Scientific Posters
Thursday, December 5, 2019 (5 credits)
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast – Visit Exhibits
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Caring for Patients with Heart Failure or Recent MI
S. Wright, PhD, CRNA
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Renal Physiology:  What’s Important for Practice
S. Wright, PhD, CRNA
9:00 a.m. -9:15 a.m. Break – Visit With Exhibitors
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Do we know all there is to know about Blood Transfusions?
B. Wands, PhD, CRNA
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Ethics in Healthcare: Special cases with Anesthesia Practical Implications
B. Wands, PhD, CRNA
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Question and Answer Session
S. Wright, PhD, CRNA
B. Wands, PhD, CRNA

Meeting Director:

Nicole Damico, PhD, CRNA
Associate Professor
Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Faculty:

Suzanne Wright, PhD, CRNA
Professor and Chair
Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

L. Harold Barnwell, DNAP, CRNA
Assistant Professor
Assistant Director of Education
Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Hernando De Soto, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville

Alan Fitch, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Richmond, VA

Christine Kroepel, DNAP, CRNA
Chief Nurse Anesthetist
Commonwealth Anesthesia Associates
Richmond, VA

Cathy Motley-Fitch
Richmond, VA

Brenda Wands, PhD, CRNA
Assistant Professor
Director of IPE/Post-Masters DNAP
Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Bruce Weiner, DNP, MSNA, CRNA
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Tampa, FL

Exhibitors 2019

 

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Registration

Online Meeting Registration

This seminar, has a $799 registration fee through November 1, 2019, and $825 after November 1, 2019: $220 daily rate. Once you have registered, you will receive an email confirmation notice from NAFA. Be sure to retain your confirmation number to make updates to your registration information, reprint your receipt, and receive access to the electronic syllabus.

Registration Cancellation Policy

If you are not able to attend this event, you may choose one of the following options:

  1. Have full amount of funds applied toward a NAFA conference registration fee held within the next 12 months of cancellation.
  2. Have a refund issued less a $25.00 cancellation fee for administrative costs incurred.
    All requests for registration cancellations must be submitted in writing to nafa@vcu.edu or by fax at (804) 828-0581
Hotel

At this time our room block is full at the Yacht and Beach club. A limited number of rooms have been added at Coronado Springs

Hotel Registration

Reserve your room by contacting the Disney Reservations at (407) 934-3372 for availability; be sure to state you are a Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Associates attendee to get the NAFA special group rate. Space is limited, so book your room now!!

IMPORTANT…
NAFA contracted room block rates are reserved for NAFA meeting registrants. Hotel guests NOT registered for the NAFA meeting who are booked in the NAFA room block at the NAFA room rate, will be removed from the contracted block rate and charged regularly-priced hotel room rates.

Theme Park Tickets
Attendees and family members will be eligible to purchase theme park tickets at a discounted rate.

Disney Magical Express
NAFA attendees can take advantage of complimentary service to and from the airport aboard Disney’s Magical Express. Visit this site for more information.

Accreditation

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 21.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1037791; Expiration Date 12/5/2019

West Virginia provider number: WV2002-0398RN

NAFA and AANA / NBCRNA CE and Recertification Requirements:
Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Associates (NAFA), a leader in continuing education, is pleased to inform clients that all NAFA events are designed to meet Class A credit requirements. Once NAFA programs are approved by AANA, and so noted on our website, clients will be able to apply their earned CE credits to meet Class A and/or Class B recertification requirements. Additionally, in planning CE offerings, careful consideration is given to include content congruent with the NBCRNA’s “Core Module” topical areas.

Schedule

38th Annual Anesthesia Meeting Schedule

To download a PDF copy of the meeting schedule, please click here

Monday, December 2, 2019 (5 credits)
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast – Visit Exhibits
7:00 a.m. – 7:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
7:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Lola’s Song
A. Fitch, PA-C
C. Motley-Fitch
8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Complications in Pediatric Anesthesia
H. De Soto, MD
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Break – Visit with Exhibitors
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Update in the Outpatient Management of the Child
H. De Soto, MD
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Anesthetic Implications of Medication-assisted Treatment
N. Damico, PhD, CRNA
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Question and Answer Session
H. De Soto, MD
N. Damico, PhD, CRNA
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 (5 credits)
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast – Visit Exhibits
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Enhanced Recovery: Changing How We Do Things
B. Weiner, DNP, MSNA, CRNA
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Anesthesia Considerations for Robotic Surgery
B. Weiner, DNP, MSNA, CRNA
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Break – Visit with Exhibitors
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. A review of pEEG Monitors and a Glimpse into the future of Brain State Monitoring
L. Harold Barnwell, DNAP, CRNA
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Your Patient has a Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device — Now What?
L. Harold Barnwell, DNAP, CRNA
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Question and Answer Session
L. Harold Barnwell, DNAP, CRNA
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 (6 credits)
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast – Visit Exhibits
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. The Anesthetic Challenges of Mitochondrial Diseases
C. Kroepel, DNAP, CRNA
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Review of Rare Disorders with Anesthetic Implications
C. Kroepel, DNAP, CRNA
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Break – Visit with Exhibitors
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. The Value of Anecdotes: Reexploring Anesthesia e-Nonymous
N. Damico, PhD, CRNA
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Novel Approaches to Epidural Placement
N. Damico, PhD, CRNA
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Question and Answer Session
N. Damico, PhD, CRNA
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Review of Scientific Posters
Thursday, December 5, 2019 (5 credits)
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast – Visit Exhibits
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Caring for Patients with Heart Failure or Recent MI
S. Wright, PhD, CRNA
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Renal Physiology:  What’s Important for Practice
S. Wright, PhD, CRNA
9:00 a.m. -9:15 a.m. Break – Visit With Exhibitors
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Do we know all there is to know about Blood Transfusions?
B. Wands, PhD, CRNA
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Ethics in Healthcare: Special cases with Anesthesia Practical Implications
B. Wands, PhD, CRNA
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Question and Answer Session
S. Wright, PhD, CRNA
B. Wands, PhD, CRNA

Meeting Director:

Nicole Damico, PhD, CRNA
Associate Professor
Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Faculty:

Suzanne Wright, PhD, CRNA
Professor and Chair
Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

L. Harold Barnwell, DNAP, CRNA
Assistant Professor
Assistant Director of Education
Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Hernando De Soto, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville

Alan Fitch, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Richmond, VA

Christine Kroepel, DNAP, CRNA
Chief Nurse Anesthetist
Commonwealth Anesthesia Associates
Richmond, VA

Cathy Motley-Fitch
Richmond, VA

Brenda Wands, PhD, CRNA
Assistant Professor
Director of IPE/Post-Masters DNAP
Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Bruce Weiner, DNP, MSNA, CRNA
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Tampa, FL

Exhibitors

Exhibitors 2019

 

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