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

Student Luncheon (included in 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

Anesthesia College Bowl


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.


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