NYSANA/CTANA Spring Educational Meeting
Expanding Nurse Anesthesia Practice through Clinical Evidence

Join us Friday, April 29 – Sunday, May 1 for our NYSANA/CTANA Spring Educational Meeting: Expanding Nurse Anesthesia Practice through Clinical Evidence in Albany, NY. The event will offer both virtual and in-person educational sessions and networking opportunities.  


We have a robust program and line-up of speakers to offer for CEUs. Topics range from Anatomy and Physiology of Pain, Anesthetic Management for Highly Opioid Tolerant Patients to Pharmacology-related topics, Neuraxial Analgesia for labor and delivery to Anesthesia Jeopardy and Interactive Stress Management for Healthcare Workers. 


In addition to a stellar roster of speakers and educational opportunities, we've set aside time to unwind and network with your peers. Whether you participate in the sponsored Guided Ultrasound Block Workshop, enjoy a welcome reception with dessert and drinks, join a guided wellness walk through Historic Albany, attend the student pub night with anesthesia trivia or attend our afterhours Axe Throwing event - we have something for everyone! 


Agenda at a Glance 


Friday April 29, 2022 

5:00 – 8:00 PM – Intro to Ultrasound hands on workshop registration capped at 40 people. Registration is open to CRNAs registered for the full conference on a first come, first serve basis. 


7:30 – 8:00 PM – Welcome Reception 


Saturday April 30, 2022 (7.5 CEs)  

  • Anatomy and Physiology of Pain 

  • Local Toxicity 

  • Anesthetic Management in a Highly Opioid Tolerant Patient 

  • Name That Receptor; A Review of Receptor Actions in Drugs Used in Anesthesia  

  • Dopamine; Mind Control and More 

  • Neuraxial Analgesia for Labor and Delivery  

  • Anesthesia Jeopardy 


6:00 – 8:00 PM: SRNA Pub Night and Anesthesia Trivia  


8:30 – 10:30 PM: Axe Throwing at FarShot Albany. We've rented the entire place! A little casual axe throwing is a fun way to connect with (and compete) with fellow CRNAs! 


$40 includes coaching, axe throwing and fun. Beer, wine and snacks are available for purchase.   


Sunday May 1, 2022 (3.5 CES) 

  • AANA Update 

  • Propofol: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly  

  • Interactive Workshop: Stress management for Healthcare Providers 



Registration Details: 

Clicking the “Register Now” button below will bring you to a registration page on NSYANA’s website. To register, CTANA Members should login under “NYSANA Members & Existing Users.” Your username is the email you use for AANA, and the password is spring (case-sensitive and all lowercase).


For questions or assistance, please reach out to NYSANA@assnoffices.com