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The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center CRNA Lecture and Sim Series

This program happened in the past, and no dates are currently scheduled.

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  • 7:30 a.m. | Check-In/Breakfast
  • 8-9 a.m. | Surviving the Difficult Airway
  • 9 a.m. | Difficult Airway Scenarios
  • 10 a.m. | Break
  • 10:15 a.m. | Airway Update
  • 11:15 a.m. | The Vortex Approach
  • 12:15 p.m. | Lunch
  • 1 p.m. | Simulation Stations
    Laryngeal Mask Airways
    Video Laryngoscopy & Fiberoptics
    Jet Ventilation
    Airway Simulation

Course Faculty

Erica Elliott, DMPNA, CRNA
Course Director
CRNA Education Committee Chair

Jodi Fanus, MSN, CRNA
CRNA Pediatric Team Lead

Doug Jones, MSNA, CRNA

Bosseau Murray, MD

Wayne Pearce, MB, BCh
Assistant Professor
Director, ENT Anesthesia

Michele Taylor, MS, CRNA

Tom Verbeek, MB, ChB
Assistant Professor


CRNA: $299

SRNA: $150


This course is designated for a maximum of 7.75 AANA credits.


Accommodations are the responsibility of the participant. Rooms are available on a first–come, first-served basis, so participants are encouraged to make reservations as soon as possible.

Room block: Fairfield Inn & Suites

Rate: $104 plus tax per room per night

Reservations: Call 717-520-5240 and reference 2019 CRNA Workshop

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Continuing Education at least one week in advance of your participation or visit.


Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and educational balance)

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to resolve any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

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