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District IV Dinner

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The Back Porch Restaurant, Belle Vernon, PA

The Pennsylvania Association of Nurse Anesthetists invites members of District IV to an evening of local networking and education.  3 CE credits will be provided, in addition to a full dinner (choice of 4 entrees) and beverages.

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 3.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1034317; Expiration Date 3/2/2017.

Special thanks to our main sponsor, Allegheny Health Network - because of their partnership

on this event, PANA was able to keep the cost minimal to attendees.  

$50 for CRNAs

$30 for SRNAs


 Reserve a spot using the link below. Reserve early - space is limited!

Schedule of Events

5:30-6:00 p.m. – Networking Social

6:00-6:30 p.m. – Dinner served

6:30-9:00 p.m. – Education Lectures


"Discovering Non-Accidental Injuries in Pediatric Patients: A New Type of Vigilance in Anesthesia Practice"

Michele Kolowitz, CRNA, MSN

Learners will be able to:

- Define Non-accidental injury

- Identify high risk patients and families

- Discuss injury assessment and medical conditions that may present as child abuse

- Discuss the legal requirements and obligations of reporting 

- Review some of the common non-accidental injuries in children


“Perioperative Drug-Drug Interaction”

Jonathan Hosack, SRNA

Learners will be able to:

- Distinguish basic principles of pharmacology

- Identify the basic patterns of drug interactions

- Recognize specific drug-drug interactions


“PANA State Update”

Aaron Ostrowski, CRNA, MSN, DNP, PANA President

Learners will be able to:

- Discuss current nurse anesthesia legislative initiatives and strategies, as well as issues affecting practice in the state of PA.

-Discuss initiatives and resources being provided by PANA to supports the state member’s practice.


District 4 is comprised of the following counties: Lawrence, Butler, Armstrong, Indiana, Cambria, Blair, Huntingdon, Beaver, Allegheny, Westmoreland, Somerset, Bedford, Fulton, Washington, Greene, and Fayette.

Contact Peggy Blankenship to get involved in the district activities.



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