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Anesthesia Update in Desert Oasis
Anesthesia Update in Desert Oasis

Anesthesia Update in Desert Oasis

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Scottsdale, AZ
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February 24, 2020 - February 27, 2020
Hotel with three floors
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Paradise Valley
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*Check back for schedule updates!

Full Conference Registration Includes:

  • 20 Class A CE Credits
  • Lectures Based on CPC Core Modules
  • Full breakfast buffet each morning
  • World-class experienced CRNA Speakers
  • Free Wi-Fi in Conference Room and Guest Rooms
  • Meet & Greet to Network with fellow CRNAs (2 free drink tickets!)
  • Lectures available on Google Drive to follow along while at the conference
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DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Paradise Valley

5401 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
1-480-947-5400

Daily Schedules

  • Monday 02/24/2020
    TIME
    SESSION
    SPEAKER
    MODULE

    06:50 AM - 12:30 AM

    Registration/Full Breakfast Buffet Provided - Mandatory Sign-in

    07:20 AM - 07:30 AM

    Welcome & Introductions

    Reuter

    07:30 AM - 08:30 AM

    Core Module Review: Coronary Disease, CHF, Valvular Disorders & Anesthetic Implications

    Westra

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology

    08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

    Current Trends & Controversies: Alternative Approaches to Shoulder Analgesia

    Garner

    Applied Clinical Pharmacology

    09:30 AM - 09:45 AM

    Refreshment Break

    09:45 AM - 10:45 AM

    Pharmacological Review of Local Anesthetics & Adjunctive Agents

    Garner

    Applied Clinical Pharmacology

    10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Lower Extremity USGA

    Garner

    Anesthesia Equipment & Technology

    11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

    Anesthesia & The Recovering Substance Abuse Patient

    Westra

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology

    04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    CAC Sponsored Meet & Greet Happy Hour!!

    TIME
    SESSION
    SPEAKER
    MODULE

    06:50 AM - 12:30 AM

    Registration/Full Breakfast Buffet Provided - Mandatory Sign-in

    07:20 AM - 07:30 AM

    Welcome & Introductions

    Reuter

    07:30 AM - 08:30 AM

    Core Module Review: Coronary Disease, CHF, Valvular Disorders & Anesthetic Implications

    Westra

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology

    08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

    Current Trends & Controversies: Alternative Approaches to Shoulder Analgesia

    Garner

    Applied Clinical Pharmacology

    09:30 AM - 09:45 AM

    Refreshment Break

    09:45 AM - 10:45 AM

    Pharmacological Review of Local Anesthetics & Adjunctive Agents

    Garner

    Applied Clinical Pharmacology

    10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Lower Extremity USGA

    Garner

    Anesthesia Equipment & Technology

    11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

    Anesthesia & The Recovering Substance Abuse Patient

    Westra

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology

    04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    CAC Sponsored Meet & Greet Happy Hour!!

  • Tuesday 02/25/2020
    TIME
    SESSION
    SPEAKER
    MODULE

    06:50 AM - 07:30 AM

    Registration/Full Breakfast Buffet Provided - Mandatory Sign-in

    07:30 AM - 08:30 AM

    Developing an Anesthesia & Analgesia Protocol for Total Knee Replacement

    Garner

    Applied Clinical Pharmacology

    08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

    Core Module Review: Pediatrics & Anesthetic Implications

    Westra

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology

    09:30 AM - 09:45 AM

    Refreshment Break

    09:45 AM - 10:45 AM

    New Drugs in Anesthesia: Suggamadex, Exparel, Ryanodex

    Westra

    Applied Clinical Pharmacology

    10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Upper Extremity USGA

    Garner

    Anesthesia Equipment &Technology

    11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

    QL & ESP Blocks: What You Need to Know

    Garner

    Anesthesia Equipment &Technology

    TIME
    SESSION
    SPEAKER
    MODULE

    06:50 AM - 07:30 AM

    Registration/Full Breakfast Buffet Provided - Mandatory Sign-in

    07:30 AM - 08:30 AM

    Developing an Anesthesia & Analgesia Protocol for Total Knee Replacement

    Garner

    Applied Clinical Pharmacology

    08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

    Core Module Review: Pediatrics & Anesthetic Implications

    Westra

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology

    09:30 AM - 09:45 AM

    Refreshment Break

    09:45 AM - 10:45 AM

    New Drugs in Anesthesia: Suggamadex, Exparel, Ryanodex

    Westra

    Applied Clinical Pharmacology

    10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Upper Extremity USGA

    Garner

    Anesthesia Equipment &Technology

    11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

    QL & ESP Blocks: What You Need to Know

    Garner

    Anesthesia Equipment &Technology

  • Wednesday 02/26/2020
    TIME
    SESSION
    SPEAKER
    MODULE

    06:50 AM - 07:30 AM

    Registration/Full Breakfast Buffet Provided - Mandatory Sign-in

    07:30 AM - 08:30 AM

    Core Module Review: Pulmonary: Obstructive, Restrictive & Airway Management Devices

    Westra

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology

    08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

    The ABC's of AFE: Recognition and Management of Amniotic Fluid Embolus

    Collins

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology

    09:30 AM - 09:45 AM

    Refreshment Break

    09:45 AM - 10:45 AM

    Postpartum Hemorrhage and Tranexemic Acid

    Collins

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology/Applied Clinical Pharmacology

    10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Bariatric Anesthesia: Perils & Pitfalls

    Westra

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology

    11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

    Practice Advocacy From the State House to the Hospital: All Politics is Local!!!

    Collins

    TIME
    SESSION
    SPEAKER
    MODULE

    06:50 AM - 07:30 AM

    Registration/Full Breakfast Buffet Provided - Mandatory Sign-in

    07:30 AM - 08:30 AM

    Core Module Review: Pulmonary: Obstructive, Restrictive & Airway Management Devices

    Westra

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology

    08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

    The ABC's of AFE: Recognition and Management of Amniotic Fluid Embolus

    Collins

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology

    09:30 AM - 09:45 AM

    Refreshment Break

    09:45 AM - 10:45 AM

    Postpartum Hemorrhage and Tranexemic Acid

    Collins

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology/Applied Clinical Pharmacology

    10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Bariatric Anesthesia: Perils & Pitfalls

    Westra

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology

    11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

    Practice Advocacy From the State House to the Hospital: All Politics is Local!!!

    Collins

  • Thursday 02/27/2020
    TIME
    SESSION
    SPEAKER
    MODULE

    06:50 AM - 07:30 AM

    Registration/Full Breakfast Buffet Provided - Mandatory Sign-in

    07:30 AM - 08:30 AM

    Opioid-Sparing Strategies for Obstetric Surgery: Bringing ERAS Into the Obstetric Suite

    Collins

    Anesthesia Equipment & Technology/Applied Clinical Pharmacology

    08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

    Massive Blood Transfusion: What's New?

    Collins

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology/Applied Clinical Pharmacology

    09:30 AM - 09:45 AM

    Refreshment Break

    09:45 AM - 10:45 AM

    New and Emerging Cardiac Interventional Procedures: Anesthesia Implications

    Westra

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology

    10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Overcoming Barriers to Independent Nurse Anesthesia Practice

    Collins

    11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

    Core Module Review: Renal & Hepatobiliary

    Westra

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology

    12:45 PM - 01:00 PM

    Closing Remarks/Certificate Distribution

    TIME
    SESSION
    SPEAKER
    MODULE

    06:50 AM - 07:30 AM

    Registration/Full Breakfast Buffet Provided - Mandatory Sign-in

    07:30 AM - 08:30 AM

    Opioid-Sparing Strategies for Obstetric Surgery: Bringing ERAS Into the Obstetric Suite

    Collins

    Anesthesia Equipment & Technology/Applied Clinical Pharmacology

    08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

    Massive Blood Transfusion: What's New?

    Collins

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology/Applied Clinical Pharmacology

    09:30 AM - 09:45 AM

    Refreshment Break

    09:45 AM - 10:45 AM

    New and Emerging Cardiac Interventional Procedures: Anesthesia Implications

    Westra

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology

    10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Overcoming Barriers to Independent Nurse Anesthesia Practice

    Collins

    11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

    Core Module Review: Renal & Hepatobiliary

    Westra

    Human Physiology & Pathophysiology

    12:45 PM - 01:00 PM

    Closing Remarks/Certificate Distribution

Features

Spring Training for MLB Information

**Make sure to book your accommodations early, as Spring Training for Major League Baseball will be going on during this time, and hotel rooms are limited**

For more information regarding Spring Training, please click on the link:

Spring Training

What to do around the DoubleTree Hilton

Located minutes from downtown Scottsdale, Arizona and 12 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, the newly renovated DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley – Scottsdale offers a warm welcome and comfortable stay in tranquil surroundings. Relax in our beautifully landscaped property surrounded by lavish courtyards, cacti and palm trees.

Refuel after a busy day in our restaurant, Asadero Cocina and Cantina, offering Southwestern cuisine. Our Made Market has you covered when you’re in a hurry. Enjoy a hot cup of Starbucks® coffee, bagel or sandwich. Stop by the Catina or the Azure Pool Bar for a cocktail or glass of wine.

Close to Phoenix International Airport (PHX), this Scottsdale, Arizona resort offers a great location less than two miles from downtown Scottsdale. Get in a round of golf at one of the nearby Scottsdale golf courses this area is so famous for. Head for Old Town Scottsdale and enjoy the influence of the Old West as you stroll around the unique shops. Stop in for a drink in one of the bars just minutes from our Scottsdale, AZ hotel.

Scottsdale - A Lush Desert Oasis

Scottsdale has so much to offer. With a lush desert landscape, 330 days of sunshine a year, and thriving culinary and cultural scenes, Scottsdale offers something for everyone. Join us at the DoubleTree for learning, relaxing, and networking – where else can you enjoy sunny days and beautiful weather in February??

Visit Scottsdale Fashion Square, one of the largest shopping malls in the Southwest, for some serious retail therapy. Escape the city and hit the trails of the imposing Camelback Mountain. Hike to the top and be rewarded with breathtaking views over the city. Enjoy many of the fine dining and family-friendly restaurants right near the Resort! There is a resort car that will take you within 2 miles of the resort free of charge. Please inquire with the hotel.

Scottsdale Golfing Information

With over 300 days of sunshine a year and nearly 200 courses to choose from, the Scottsdale area is a golfer's paradise. Whether you're a novice or a pro, you'll want tee off at one or more of these Scottsdale golf courses just minutes away from our DoubleTree hotel.

Contact the Concierge, Annie Bennici, for more information on the area golf courses and what special offers are available to hotel guests. Call 480-424-4038.

ASU Karsten Golf Course
6.8 miles from hotel
480-315-2093
Rated 4.5 stars by Golf Digest’s 'Best Places to Play.' this course has a 21,000 sq. ft. clubhouse, an award-winning Trophy Room Restaurant, and one of America’s 'Best 100 Golf Shops.' Work on your game with a seasoned instructor at the PING Learning Center.

Camelback Golf Club
3.6 miles from the hotel
480-315-2093
Enjoy breathtaking mountain views and landscapes along two, 72-par courses: the Ambiente Course and Arthur Hills-designed Padre Course. Enjoy the challenge of playing among natural terrain, lakes, trees and bunkers.

McDowell Mountain Golf Club
12.5 miles from hotel
480-315-2093
This Scottsdale golf course is built on the foothills of the McDowell Mountains and has become one of the premier public golf courses in the Valley. The course stretches over 7,072 yards and includes an all-grass driving range with covered practice area, practice putting and chipping greens, and a learning center.

Scottsdale Silverado Golf Club
2.2 miles from hotel
480-315-2093
Considered Scottsdale's most played course, Silverado draws the novice and the pro with its undulating terrain and breathtaking mountain views. Visit their fully stocked golf shop and sample award-winning lunch on the patio.

SunRidge Canyon Golf Club
17 miles from the hotel
(480) 837-5100 15
Nestled among the ridges and canyons of the foothills of McDowell Mountains, SunRidge Canyon Golf Club is known for its beauty and challenging design. One of the most highly rated clubs in Arizona, SunRidge Canyon hosted 1997 USGA State Team Championship and 2014 Canadian PGA Club Professional Championship.

TPC of Scottsdale
9.3 miles from hotel
480-315-2093
The Stadium Course at TPC Scottsdale is home of the PGA Tour Waste Management Phoenix Open. Designed by Randy Heckenkemper, it's most famous for its par-3, 16th hole that transforms into 'The Coliseum' during the tournament and provides fans with one of the most exciting settings in professional sports.

Conference/Registration Information

Here is a link to the Conference Registration Form (PDF Format): CAC Registration Form

Here is a link to our cancellation policy, which can be found on our 'faq' page:
CAC Cancellation Policy

To register online, please scroll to the bottom of this page.

Resort Highlights

Group Rates: $229+tax/night ~ NO RESORT FEE!! ~ Each room features a private balcony or patio!
Group Rate is good until 21 days before the conference - February 3, 2020!!!
Guest rooms reserved after this date will honor Cornerstone Anesthesia Conferences' group rate BASED UPON AVAILABILITY.

Enjoy a range of amenities at our resort without any resort fees. Swim in one of our two outdoor pools, work out in the health club or enjoy a game of tennis or basketball. Our Scottsdale, AZ hotel offers a prime location in the heart of the city. Just steps from the hotel are great dining, nightlife and shopping options in Old Town. Visit the spa for a day of relaxation. Our complimentary shuttle is great for exploring the area.

Every spacious guest room at this Paradise Valley resort offers impressive views from your private balcony or patio. Upgrade to a suite for extra space and cozy bathrobes, private pool and spa in our Presidential Suite.

Resort Amenities:
~AAA Four Diamond Scottsdale, AZ resort set on 22 lush acres
~1.5 miles from Old Town Scottsdale with free shuttle (2 mile radius)
~Tranquil environment with 2 outdoor pools and health club with spa treatments
~Private balcony or patio in all rooms offer breathtaking Arizona views
~Leisure amenities include putting green, racquetball, basketball and tennis
~Complimentary internet in guest rooms
~Complimentary internet in meeting room
~Complimentary fitness center access
~Complimentary Valet and self-parking. (gratuities are accepted and appreciated)

$775