2020 Airway Spring Meeting Agenda!

7:00am - 7:30am

Registration

7:30am - 8:00am

Breakfast with Student Poster Presentation for DNP program from the University of Maryland

8:00am - 9:00am

AIRWAY BASIC SOUP TO NUTS 
Presented by: Priscilla Aguirre, DNP, CRNA

The purpose of this presentation is to review and enhance the knowledge in basic airway management skills. In addition, the presentation will provide attendees with evidence-based practices related to airway management.

9:00am - 10:00am

AIRWAY MANAGEMENT - STEPS ON THE ROAD TO EXCELLENCE
Presented by: Jon Lowrance, MSN, CRNA

This presentation focuses on the concept of building expertise as airway management providers. Participants will consider various difficult airway algorithms, case studies and tools/techniques for improving management of various airway scenarios.

10:00am - 10:30am Refreshment Break with Vendors 
10:30am - 11:30am

AIRWAY MISHAPS - WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM OTHERS?
Presented by: Suzanne Wright, PhD, CRNA 

This presentation will be a discussion of airway mishaps and factors that may have contributed to adverse outcomes related to airway management.

11:30am - 12:30pm

TRIAGE AND AIRWAY MANAGEMENT IN THE ERA OF TERRORISM
Presented by: Robert A. Sikorski, MD

This session will discuss terrorist events and types of injuries encountered. How to triage a mass casualty scenario (for a medical professional) and how to recognize and treat the sequelae of various agents will be discussed.

12:30pm - 1:15pm Attendee Lunch & MANA Member Business Meeting 
1:15pm - 2:15pm

OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA AND THE ROLE OF THE DRUG-INDUCED SLEEP ENDOSCOPY
Presented by: Sarah Donnelly, CRNA 

This session offers a review of the history of obstructive sleep apnea and treatment options and will feature a close look into the pathophysiology and ramifications of untreated OSA. As patients remain non- compliant to the use of CPAP to treat OSA, we are looking into different surgical options. What is the future for OSA patient treatment options?

2:15pm - 2:45pm:

DIFFICULT AIRWAY ALGORITHM
Presented by: Amy Sheppard, CRNA

This presentation will review various difficult airway situations and the appropriate practice guidelines for resolving them.

2:45pm - 3:15pm

Break with Vendors

3:15pm - 3:45pm

COMPLICATIONS IN AIRWAY MANAGEMENT
Presented by: Amy Sheppard, CRNA

This session features a review of the latest evidence-based practices in or to recognize and respond appropriately to airway management complications. We will evaluate the incidence, mechanisms, and treatments. 

3:45pm - 4:45pm

THE TRAUMA DIFFICULT AIRWAY WITH AN OPERATIONAL MILITARY SPIN
Presented by: Matt D' Angelo, DNP, CRNA, MHPE 

This presentation will describe the current practices in traumatic airway management and compare and contrast the anesthetic management of trauma patients in the operational setting and at home.

4:45pm - 5:45pm

Happy Hour at the Bar: Complimentary Beverage from MANA!

 

 

The 2020 MANA Spring Meeting will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at the Chartwell Country Club in Severna Park, MD. The Spring Meeting will feature educational seminars, networking opportunities, and provide attendees with a great chance to connect with fellow CRNAs from around Maryland.