Spring Student Seminar

at Rogers Conference Center

A special time of education, excitement, camaraderie and fun. Reap the benefits of this unique seminar, where you’ll hear from eleven of the best and brightest SRNAs in the region. Keynote presentation to be given by the 2017 AANA Alice McGraw Outstanding Practioner Award winner. 11 Class A CEs available.

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Saturday – April 7th

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 8th

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
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