2017 Fall Conference

2017 Fall Conference
Mark your calendars for the IANA Fall Conference, September 23-24, 2017 in Itasca, Illinois.

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Conference Schedule

Saturday, September 23, 2017

6:30 AM - 7:30 AM Registration & Breakfast

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Cormac O’Sullivan, PhD, CRNA, APRN, University of Iowa College of Nursing
                                Improving Surgical Outcomes by Improving Antibiotic Stewardship

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Declan J. Binninger, BA, JD, Freeborn & Peters LLC
                                Under the Dome – How the Illinois Legislative Process Directly Impacts your CRNA Practice

9:30 AM -10:00 AM Break

10:00 AM - 11:00 Cormac O’Sullivan, PhD, CRNA, APRN, University of Iowa College of Nursing
                                Reducing Positioning Injuries in the OR

11:00 AM - 12:00 Business Meeting

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Megan Morrow, DNP,  CRNA,   Loyola University HealthSystem
                                Crossroads of Patient Safety and Patient Satisfaction

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Emily Lange, BSN, SRNA, Rush University, College of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program
                                Nitrous Oxide and PONV: Fact or Fiction?

2:30 PM – 3:00PM Bridget Estes, BSN, SRNA, Millikin University & Decatur Memorial Hospital Nurse Anesthesia Program
                                A Case for Implementing Mobility with Labor Epidurals

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Break

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Michael Almeida MS, CRNA, Associated Anesthesiologists 
                                The Invisible Assassin: Microbial Presence on the Anesthesia Machine

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Robin Naden-Semba, MS, CRNA, Loyola University Health System
                                Volunteering as a CRNA for Medical Missions and Disaster Relief: Preparation and Necessary Skillsets

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Exhibitor Reception

Sunday, September 24, 2017

 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM Registration & Breakfast

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Peter Strube, DNAP, CRNA, APNP, ARNP, Rosalind Franklin University, College of Health Professions
                                The Era of Allergies, the Hygiene Hypothesis and Beyond

 8: AM -9:30 AM Kathyrn Orona, MS, CRNA, Presence Saint Joseph Hospital - Elgin
                                Anesthesia Safety for the Breastfeeding Patient

9:30 AM - 10:00 Break

10:00 AM - 11:00 Peter Strube, DNAP, CRNA, APNP ARNP, Rosalind Franklin University, College of Health Professions
                                Dashboards, metrics, outcomes and improving patient satisfaction scores!

11:00 AM - 12:00     Courtney Gibney, DNP, CRNA, University of Chicago Medical Center 
                                 Improving Patient Safety with Standardized Handoff 

12:00 PM – 12:30 Michelle Pavlik, BSN, SRNA, NorthShore University HealthSystem School of Nurse Anesthesia/DePaul University
                                Renal Transplant & Immunosuppressive Therapy

12:30 PM-1:30         Nathan Tyler Edwards, MS, CRNA, Northstar Anesthesia 
                                Pheochromocytoma & Pregnancy
9/23/2017 6:30 AM - 9/24/2017 1:30 PM
The Westin Chicago Northwest
400 Park Blvd.
Itasca, IL 60143 United States

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