May 10-12, 2024

Panama City, Florida

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The Opioid Free Anesthesia Congress features hands-on training, insightful lectures, networking, and priceless education in the world of opioid-free anesthesia.

 

4th Annual
Opioid Free Anesthesia Congress

May 10-12, 2024

Florida State University
Panama City, Florida

 

This program is pending prior approval by the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology for 20.00 Class A CE credits; and meeting the criteria for up to 7 CE Credits in pharmacology/therapeutics.

3-Day Attendance
20 CEUs with 7 Pharmacology Specific Credits Available
SOFA Member (CRNA): $1,100
Non-Member(CRNA): $1,250
SRNA: $150

2-Day Attendance
12 CEUs with 5 Pharmacology Specific Credits Available
SOFA Member (CRNA): $650
Non-Member(CRNA): $750
SRNA: $150

2-Day Attendance (VIRTUAL ONLY)
12 CEUs with 5 Pharmacology Specific Credits Available
SOFA Member (CRNA): $500
Non-Member(CRNA): $600
SRNA: $100
 
1-Day Attendance
4 or 8 CEUs with 2 or 4 Pharmacology Specific Credits (Depending on Day of Attendance) Available
SOFA Member (CRNA): $400
Non-Member(CRNA): $500
SRNA: $150

This program is pending prior approval by the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology for 20.00 Class A CE credits; and meeting the criteria for up to 7 CE Credits in pharmacology/therapeutics.

AIRPORTS
We recommend flying 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.

HOTELS
Block rates/links for the following hotels are valid for May 9th-May 12th. For best results, use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, or a smart phone to open reservation links.

Hampton Inn
15505 Front Beach Rd. Panama City, FL 32413
Distance from Northwest Florida Beaches Airport (ECP): 14.8 miles (approx. 23 minutes)
Distance from conference venue: 9.8 miles (approx. 20 minutes)
Link for reservations
Rate per night (excludes tax): $259/Thursday, $279/ Fri & Sat
Cut-off date: April 5, 2024

Bikini Beach Resort
11001 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, Florida, 32407
Distance from Northwest Florida Beaches Airport (ECP): 18.4 miles (approx. 30 minutes)
Distance from conference venue: 5.9 miles (approx. 15 minutes)
Link for reservations
Rate per night (excludes tax): $203-$272
Cut-off date: April 5, 2024

Holiday Inn
2001 Martin Luther King Blvd Panama City, FL 32405
Distance from Northwest Florida Beaches Airport (ECP): 21.0 miles (approx. 32 minutes)
Distance from conference venue: 4.8 miles (approx. 15 minutes)
Call for reservations: 1-866-866-0441
Code for rate: SOF
Rate per night (excludes tax): $179
Cut-off date: May 2, 2024

Car Rentals at Panama City Airport (ECP)
Alamo
Avis
Budget
Dollar/Thrifty
Enterprise
Hertz
National
 
For a list of Taxis, Shuttles and Limo Services, click here.
Uber and Lyft also available.

The Congress takes Place at Florida State University in Panama City, FL. See directions here.

Interested in being a vendor? Download the 2024 Exhibitor Prospectus & Sponsorship Opportunities packet. Complete and return the Sponsor Agreement (available upon request) by email to info@goopiodfree.com.

Friday
8 CEUs with 1 Pharmacology Specific Credits Available

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
8 CEUs with 4 Pharmacology Specific Credits Available

0700-0730: Sign in, Breakfast
0730-0800: Welcome, Dr. Tom Baribeault, DNP, CRNA
0800-0900: Physical Therapy for Pain Management, Roy Film DPT
0900-1000: Marijuana and Anesthesia, LTC (R) Douglas Rutkowski CRNA, MHS
1000-1030: Break
1030-1230: Pediatric Opioid Free Anesthesia for Ambulatory Surgery, Lynn Martin MD
1230-1330: Lunch
1330-1530: Pharmacology and Physiology for Opioid Free Anesthesia, Rhea Temmermand, DNP CRNA
1530-1600: Break
1600: Q&A Roundtable Discussion, All Available Speakers

 

Sunday
4 CEUs with 2 Pharmacology Specific Credits Available

0700-0730: Sign in, Breakfast
0730-0800: Welcome, Dr. Tom Baribeault, DNP, CRNA
0800-0900: Basics of Opioid Free Anesthesia Administration, Tom Baribeault DNP CRNA
0900-1000: Opioid Free Anesthesia and Rural Healthcare, Julie Steele DNP CRNA
1000-1030: Break
1030-1130: History of Opioids, Craig Vana MSN CRNA
1130-1230: Financial Impact of Opioid Free Anesthesia, Julia Harris MSN CRNA FAANA

Speakers

Lynn Martin MD

Doug Rutkowski CRNA

Rhea Temmermand CRNA

Roy Film DPT

Jonathan Kline CRNA

More Coming Soon

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You can now register to attend this event in person OR virtually! Virtual registration will be for Saturday AND Sunday ONLY. Attendees who sign up to attend virtually will receive an email with video links in the weeks leading up to the event.

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