Student Luncheon Recognizes Service and Achievement

On Monday, Sept. 11, student registered nurse anesthetists from around the country gathered for one of the signature events planned for them at the Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress: the 2017 Student Luncheon. The event introduces the new student representative to the Education Committee and recognizes student award winners. ​ The luncheon was supported in part […]

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Monday in Pictures

 

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Outstanding Contributors Honored at Annual Banquet

The Annual Banquet is a time to honor nurse anesthesia accomplishments and outstanding individuals. It will begin with the traditional procession of AANA past presidents, Board of Directors, award winners, and dignitaries. The event is also a time to recognize people who have made significant contributions to the nurse anesthesia profession and the education of […]

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Opening Ceremonies Bring Color and Excitement to #AANA2017

Beginning with an opening processing led by Chinese Lion Dancers and ending with a parade to the Exhibit Hall led by a marching band, the 2017 Opening Ceremonies on Sunday, Sept. 10, brought a buoyant, enthusiastic flavor to the AANA Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress. This year’s ceremonies began by honoring AANA tradition, with a processional […]

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Keynote Speaker Encourages Taking a Human Perspective

This year’s Annual Congress keynote speaker was Howard Behar, former president of Starbucks Coffee North America and Starbucks International. Behar led Starbucks’s domestic business for 21 years before becoming the founding president of Starbucks International, opening the company’s first store outside of North America in Japan. He participated in the growth of the company from […]

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Get Your Copy of A Resource for Nurse Anesthesia Educators Signed

Program administrators, faculty, and students aspiring to an academic career will find great value in the newly expanded and updated second edition of “A Resource for Nurse Anesthesia Educators,” edited by Bernadette Henrichs, PhD, CRNA, CCRN, and Judy Thompson, DNAP, APRN, CRNA. Now covering a wider spectrum of content, the 582-page second edition includes new […]

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College Bowl to Pit Students Against CRNAs

Who says education can’t be fun? The Anesthesia College Bowl, Monday, Sept. 11, 6 to 7 p.m. in ballroom 6ABC, promises to be both educational and entertaining. Students will first compete with other student teams, and the winner will square off against the CRNA Challenge Team in the final match. The College Bowl is sponsored […]

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Product Theaters and Symposia Offer In-Depth Look at Products and Services

Product Theaters and Symposia will give special Annual Congress Supporters time to showcase their products and provide a more detailed explanation for CRNAs.  Product Theaters A Potential New Path to Pain Relief Supported by Cara Therapeutics 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday Exhibit Hall Speakers: Jackie Rowles, DNP, MBA, CRNA, ANP-BC, DAAPM, FAAN, and Joseph Stauffer, […]

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