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MANA Fall Educational & Business Meeting - Attendee Information


The MANA 2019 Fall Education & Business Meeting will take place October 11-13, 2019 at Madden's on Gull Lake in Brainerd, Minnesota.  

Now that the kids are back in school, it’s your turn! Get yourself back to the classroom and dive deep into the art and science of anesthesia. You can earn credits, learn how to use the newest technology and keep up on the latest trends in anesthesia.


22.5 CE Credits Available!

Friday, October 11, 2019   --   7 Credits
Saturday, October 12, 2019  --  11.5 Credits
Sunday, October 13, 2019  --  4 Credits



Schedule Overview

Friday: 6:30 am – 7:30 pm
Saturday: 6:30 am – 5:15 pm
Sunday: 7:00 am – 12:30 pm

Meeting Location

Madden's on Gull Lake
11266 Pine Beach Peninsula
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 829-2811

Educational Sessions*                                 PRINTABLE SCHEDULE

This three-day conference will feature nationally recognized speakers presenting a wide variety of topics of interest to CRNAs and SRNAs.

*CE Approved -- 22.5 Credits

AANA Update presented by Angela Mund, DNP, CRNA

The Impact of Perioperative Adverse Events: The Role of Peer Support presented by Robyn Finney, DNAP, CRNA, APRN

Pharmacogenetics presented by LTC Dr. Peter Strube, DNAP, CRNA, MINA, APNP, APRN, MBA

Contracts presented by Carole Doyscher, BSN, MS, APRN, CRNA

Superhero CRNAs: Burnout and Mitigation Strategies presented by Julie Gauderman, MS, APRN, CRNA

Low Dose Ketamine for PTSD, Chronic Refractory Depression and CRPS presented by Scott Rigdon, CRNA, MPH

Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) Update presented by Arnoley S. Abcejo M.D.

Opioid Free Anesthesia presented by Thomas Baribeault, MSN, CRNA

Pediatric Anesthesia Pearls presented by Scott Rigdon, CRNA, MPH\

Gadgets, Gizmos and the Trivial Things that Impact Patient Care presented by LTC Dr. Peter Strube, DNAP, CRNA, MINA, APNP, APRN, MBA

Perioperative Brain Health presented by Arnoley S. Abcejo M.D.

Anesthesia Forensics: What Went Wrong presented by LTC Dr. Peter Strube, DNAP, CRNA, MINA, APNP, APRN, MBA

Facial Plane Blocks presented by Thomas Baribeault, MSN, CRNA

Perioperative Considerations of Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury presented by Arnoley S. Abcejo M.D.

Complex Acute Surgical Pain Management presented by Thomas Baribeault, MSN, CRNA

The Identification and Prevention of a Global Anesthetic Complication from a Short-Term Intubation: A Survey of Patients Diagnosed as Idiopathic Subglottic Stenosis presented by Patricia Weott, DNAP, CRNA

Developing Healthy Leaders in the Anesthesia Workplace Workshop presented Jenna Steege, APRN, CRNA, DNP and Erin Martin, APRN, CRNA, DNA

Student Presentations:

  • A Novel Approach to the Use of Nitrous Oxide presented by Katharine McMahon, BSN, SRNA (Advisor – Dana Hertzfeld, APRN, CRNA
  • Methods of Preoperative Fasting Education and the Incidence of Prolonged Fasting in the Outpatient Surgery Population by Ashley Fuchs, RN, CCRN, SRNA (Advisor – Jeffrey Oberhansley, APRN, CRNA)   
  • Characterizing Blood Products in Postpartum Hemorrhage: A Retrospective Cohort Study by Randi Joslyn Malati Riggs, BSN, SRNA (Advisor – Dana Hertzfeld, APRN, CRNA)

Leadership Workshop

This Workshop will explore personal leadership styles and characteristics while examining how they can relate to the anesthesia work environment. Internal and external sources will also be analyzed as influences on organizational health care systems and crucial team communication                                    

SRNA Interactive Q & A Session

SRNAs, this is your opportunity to participate in an open forum where you will have the opportunity to ask questions of a panel of recent SRNA graduates and reputable CRNA mentors. 
The format of this session will be open, allowing students to interact, ask questions, give their own feedback and bring up topics of their own choosing.  Don't miss this opportunity to network with fellow SRNAs at the 2019 MANA Fall Meeting.


Room Reservations  -- Reservation Deadline:  September 10, 2019




Arrival: Thursday, October 10, 2019
Departure: Sunday, October 13, 2019


$144.44 per night, including tax

Lodging package includes lodging, use of beaches, swimming pools, sauna, whirlpool, fitness center, business center, service charge, and sales tax.





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