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Annual Meeting 2018

The 2018 Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center located in Rehoboth Beach, DE. The purpose of the meeting is to present topics specific to the discipline of anesthesia along with clinical knowledge updates for nurse anesthetists. Lectures are led by experts in their field, and opportunities for discussion and questions will be provided. Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, morning and afternoon break refreshments.

Meeting Schedule

7:00-8:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast

7:30-8:00 a.m. DANA Business Meeting *DANA Members Only*

8:00-9:00 a.m. President’s Report, State Update, DE Board of Nursing Update & Lobbyist Update

  • Delphos E. Price, Jr., CRNA
  • Ronald Castaldo, PhD, MBA, MS, CRNA, APRN
  • Chris DiPietro, DANA Lobbyist

9:15-10:15 a.m. AANA Update: The Value of Membership

  • Bruce Weiner, DNP, MSNA, CRNA

10:15-11:15 a.m. I Should Be Paid More! Separating Myth from Fact

  • Robert J. Gauvin, MS, CRNA

11:15-12:15 p.m. Neuro-Anesthesia: A Fast-Track Approach

  • Bruce Weiner, DNP, MSNA, CRNA

12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch

1:15 - 2:15 p.m. Burnout in Healthcare: Making Clinician Well-Being a Priority

  • Jacqueline Mainwaring, DNP, MS, CRNA

2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Antihypertensives Review and Anesthesia Implications

  • Ronald Castaldo, PhD, MBA, MS, CRNA, APRN

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Trends in Pediatric Trauma

  • Jaime deBrabander, CRNA

4:30 - 5:30 p.m. NBCRNA CPC Program Update

  • Kevin Driscoll, DNP, MSN, BSN, CRNA

5:30 p.m. Adjourn

Accommodations & Parking

The Atlantic Sands Hotel and Conference Center just feet from the sands of one of the finest beaches on the East Coast. The Atlantic Sands Hotel is the perfect place for enjoying not only the beach, but the boutiques and nightlife of the treasured resort town of Rehoboth Beach.

A block of hotel rooms has been reserved for the DANA Annual Meeting at a rate of $140 per night (single or double occupancy). Please call the reservation department at 800-422-0600 and mention Booking ID #8837. Reservations must be made by September 13, 2018.

One complimentary parking space per room is provided for overnight guests. Parking is not provided on property for day guests attending events. Daily guests must find parking on the street or public lot

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Save the Date for 2018!

Mark your calendar for DANA's 2018 Annual Meeting!

Date: October 13-14, 2018

Location: Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center, Rehoboth Beach, DE

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