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Saturday, April 7

7:00 AM
Registration and Breakfast
7:30 AM Welcome – Jim Fink, CEO, Allegheny Anesthetists
Introduction & Electronic Scoring – Rich Haas, PhD, CRNA
7:45 AM Keynote Presentation: The Path to Improved Patient Outcomes: The DNP Degree Objectives
Christopher Smith, DNP, CRNA
8:45 AM Ether Day and the History of Anesthesia
Amy Liptak, BSN, SRNA
University of Pittsburgh / North Huntingdon, PA
9:45 AM Break
10:00 AM Are We Safely Dosing Medications in Obese Children?
Kasei Worley, BSN, CCRN, SRNA
Bloomsburg University / Milton, PA
11:00 AM Pediatric Massive Transfusion
Chelsea Runkle, SRNA
Villanova University
12:00 PM
1:30 PM Case Study Panel Discussions:

Anesthetic Management of the Pediatric Patient with Congenital Disorders in a Non-Pediatric Institution
Tiffany Harris MSN, RN, CCRN, SRNA
Villanova University / Philadelphia, PA

Obstetric Emergency: Postpartum Hemorrhage in the Parturient with Comorbidities Disorders in a Non-Pediatric Institution
Julia Dixon-Ernst BSN, SRNA
University of Pittsburgh / Pittsburgh, PA

Awake Carotid Endarterectomy
Eddie Steil SRNA
St. Vincent College / Trafford, PA

Anesthetic Management of a Patient with Trisomy 18 and Tracheoesophageal Fistula
Erin Drumheller BSN, SRNA
York College of Pennsylvania / Sykesville, MD

3:30 PM Break
3:45 PM Intra-operative Crises
Matthew Zeiler, SRNA
LaRoche College / Pittsburgh, PA

Sunday, April 8

7:00 AM
Registration and Coffee
7:25 AM Introduction (brief)
Rich Haas, PhD, CRNA
7:30 AM Perineural Vs Intravenous Use of Dexamethasone in Orthopedic Surgery with Potential ERAS Application
Steven Mobley SRNA
St. Vincent College / Pittsburgh, PA
8:30 AM The Physiology and Pharmacology of Neuromuscular Reversal
Diane Farrell BSN, SRNA
York College of Pennsylvania / New Cumberland, PA
9:30 AM Break
9:45 AM To Stress or Not? Considerations for Perioperative Steroid Stress Dosing
Matt Loftus SRNA
LaRoche College / Baden, PA
10:45 AM Current Trends in Opioid Free Anesthesia
Megan Hornyak BSN, SRNA,
Gannon University / Meadville, PA
11:45 AM Awards Ceremony