Demystifying the Transition From SRNA To CRNA: An Interactive Q & A Session

Saturday | September 9

Immediately after the Business Meeting

SRNAs: This is your opportunity to ask a panel of experienced CRNAs tough questions and get straight answers about what lies ahead on your career path. Contract negotiations, practice models, dealing with difficult colleagues, career opportunities, managing student loan debt, becoming involved in your professional association, and work/life balance are among the key takeaways. Network with fellow SRNAs from across the country during this popular event.

Student Session

Monday | September 11

7:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

  • Education Committee Student Representative Speeches and Voting
  • Practice Models in Various Settings: Military, Independent, Hospital Employee, Anesthesia Group Employee -- Jerrol B. Wallace, DNP, CRNA, Jason Trudell, MHA, MSN, CRNA, FACHE(c), Linda Goetz, MSN, CRNA, Kimberly Anne Gordon, MSN, CRNA
  • The Importance of Political Involvement as a CRNA -- Sharon P. Pearce, MSN, CRNA

Supported by MedPro.

Student Luncheon (included in SRNA registration fee)

Monday | September 11

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

  • 2017 Student Representative’s Farewell Message
  • Student Writing Contest Winner Presentation
  • Student Excellence Award Winner Presentation
  • 2018 Student Representative Announcement
  • Student Scholarship Recognition

Supported by NBCRNA.

Anesthesia College Bowl

Monday | September 11

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Students compete with students—winning team faces the CRNA Challenge Team in a final match. Come to this exciting event and support your favorite team. Students or CRNAs who would like to compete should obtain full details regarding this event, including the rules for competition, from the AANA website, program directors, or the AANA Education Department at (847) 655-1161. Deadline to apply is June 1, 2017.

Supported by Valley Anesthesia.

NEW! Anesthesia College Bowl Reception
Monday | September 11
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Room 618-620

Keep the celebration going! Join your colleagues at a new reception hosted by your meeting supporter, Envision Physician Services. Enjoy appetizers and a cocktail along with the presentation of scholarships to a lucky few. Open to program directors, coordinators, and students. Heavy appetizers will be served.  Please sign up by September 1!

Supported by Envision Physician Services.


“Great chance to network with peers and mentors - valuable lectures; interesting products at the Exhibit Hall.”   —2015 Attendee