MANA Fall Webinar
November 6, 2021 

Click Here to Register



Welcome & Annual Membership Meeting
Host -  Susan Hall, DNP, CRNA and Elaine Sullivan, DNP, MHL, CRNA

Our President-Elect and Education Committee Chair Susan Hall, along with MANA President Elaine Sullivan, will kick off the event with a membership update. Be ready to join your fellow CRNAs and SRNAs for a half-day of conversations and learning.

 8:30 a.m.  -   9:00 a.m.

Barhemsys: The First and Only Antiemetic Approved for Rescue Treatment of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting Despite Prophylaxis
Speaker - Dru Riddle, PhD, DNP, CRNA, FAAN, Associate Professor, Texas Christian University

This session is sponsored by Acacia Pharma.

This session will provide a review of postoperative nausea and vomiting, discuss current treatment, and introduce Barhemsys.

 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Stretch Break

10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.

Massachusetts APRN Independent Prescriptive Authority: New Laws and Regulations You Need to Know
Speaker - Melissa Croad, MSNA, CRNA, APRN, St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, MA

During the Massachusetts COVID State of Emergency, APRNs were granted independent prescriptive authority by Executive Order of the MA Governor. The Massachusetts Legislature followed by passing the "Patients First Act" which made permanent the independent prescribing authority granted during the State of Emergency. Learn how and why all CRNAs in Massachusetts can and should apply for prescriptive authority, even if your facility restricts CRNAs from utilizing it.

10:10 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

Stretch Break

11:10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. 

Office-Based Anesthesia - Is It Safe?
Speaker - Elaine Sullivan (MANA President), DNP, MHL, CRNA, ICON Plastics

Office-based anesthesia cases are increasing. In this session, you will learn what to look for in a facility before you agree to provide services there. In this session, we will discuss the perils and pitfalls faced in working in an office operating room and how to protect your patients and your license.

11:15 a.m. -  12:15 p.m. 

Stretch Break

12:15 p.m. -  12:30 p.m. 

Understanding Outpatient Office-Based Oral Surgery
Speaker - Christopher Hoeman, CRNA, MS, CEO, ICON Anesthesia

Navigating office-based oral surgery basics. 

12:30 p.m. -  1:30 p.m. 

Gatherly Meet and Greet

Back by popular demand, we’re staying on the line to network, laugh, and to catch-up with our colleagues!  This is purely social and purely fun!

1:30 p.m.