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We are proud to announce the 3rd Annual Opioid Free Anesthesia Congress. This event will consist of lecture, hands-on training, networking, and priceless education in the world of opioid-free anesthesia.

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology for 20.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1042652; Expiration Date 4/2/2023.  AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to 5.50 CE Credits in pharmacology/therapeutics.

When?: March 31-April 2, 2023

Where?: FSU – Panama City, Florida

Where should I stay? Hampton Inn & Suites and Holiday Inn Hotels (group rate information provided upon registration confirmation).

What airport should I fly into? Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) or Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) which is about a 1 and 1/2 hour drive from Panama City.

Opioid Free Anesthesia Congress 2023

Tentative Schedule

Friday

0700-0730: Sign in, Breakfast
0730-0800: Welcome, Tom Baribeault, DNP, CRNA
0800-0900: Local Anesthetics and Adjuncts for Fascial Plane Blocks, Twin Oaks
0900-1000: Fundamentals of Ultrasound Guidance for Regional Anesthesia, Twin Oaks
1000-1030: Break
1030-1130: Anterior Fascial Plane Blocks; TAP, Rectus, EIOB, Pecs & Serratus, Twin Oaks
1130-1230: Posterior Fascial Plane Blocks: QL & ESP, Twin Oaks
1230-1330: Lunch
1330-1430: Hands-on Scanning Anterior, Twin Oaks
1430-1530: Hands-on Scanning Posterior, Twin Oaks
1530-1630: Hands-on Needle Guidance, Twin Oaks
1630: Comprehensive Review of Scanning, Blocks, and Needle Placement, Twin Oaks

 

Saturday

0700-0730: Sign in, Breakfast
0730-0800: Welcome, Dr. Tom Baribeault, DNP, CRNA
0800-0900: Pearls and Pitfalls Opioid Free Anesthesia, Craig Vana, MSN, CRNA, ARNP, APNP
0900-1000: Opioid Free Obstetric Anesthesia, Dr. Tom Baribeault, DNP, CRNA
1000-1030: Break
1030-1130: Reducing Cancer Metastasis Through OFA, Dr. Garry Brydges, PhD, DNP, MBA, CRNA, ACNP-NP, FAAN
1130-1230: Peds Anesthesia Update: Opioids, Opioid Sparing and Regional Techniques, Dr. Lisa Herbinger, DNP, CRNA
1230-1330: Lunch
1330-1430: Shelter from the Storm: Mitigating the Risk of Chronic Post-Surgical Pain, Dr. Roy Film, DPT
1430-1530: OFA for Patients with Chronic Pain, Katie Hornbaker, MSN CRNA, ARNP, NSPM-C
1530-1600: Break
1600-1700: The Army, the Opioid Epidemic, and Community Outreach, Dr. & Col Donald Kimbler, CRNA
1700: Q&A Roundtable Discussion, All Available Speakers

 

Sunday

0700-0730: Sign in, Breakfast
0730-0800: Welcome, Dr. Tom Baribeault, DNP, CRNA
0800-0900: An Overview of the Benefits of Psychology Interventions for Pain Management, Dr. Calia Morais, PhD
0900-1000: The Emerging Role of Epigenomics in Pain Management, Dr. Edwin Aroke, PhD, CRNA
1000-1030: Break
1030-1130: OFA for Major Orthopedic Procedures: My Experiences, Richard Wilson, MNA, CRNA
1130-1230: Instituting an OFA Protocol for Outpatient Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy, Keven Keller, MSN, CRNA

End of conference.

2023 Speakers

Dr. Thomas Baribeault, DNP, CRNA

Craig Vana, MSN, CRNA, ARNP, APNP

Dr. Garry Brydges, PhD, DNP, MBA, CRNA, ACNP-NP, FAAN

Dr. Lisa Herbinger, DNP, CRNA

Dr. Roy Film, DPT

Katie Hornbaker, MSN, CRNA, ARNP, NSPM-C

Dr. & Col Donald Kimbler, CRNA

Dr. Calia Morias, PhD

Dr. Edwin Aroke, PhD, CRNA

Richard Wilson, MNA, CRNA

Kevin Keller, MSN, CRNA

Twin Oaks

And more!

Thank you to our sponsors!

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Download our vendor package and reach out to us today at info@goopioidfree.com.

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Shown below is our early bird pricing. Prices will increase by $100 overall on 12/31/22. Register before then to get the discounted rate!