MEANA 2018 Fall Meeting

MEANA will host its annual meeting on Sept. 14-16, 2018 at Spruce Point Inn in Boothbay Harbor, ME! This annual event provides important association updates, great networking opportunities, and a chance to have a little fun!

The 2018 MEANA Fall Meeting will offer 10CEs. Details about the class offerings will be announced soon.

CRNA – $275 (includes $25 PAC contribution)
CRNA – $250 (Registration without the PAC contribution)
Retired CRNA – $200
SRNA – $50 (All SRNA registrations will be considered for MEANA sponsorship)
Saturday Single Day – $175
Sunday Single Day – $100

Saturday evening MEANA PAC Event – $75
(Note: If you are not attending the conference, but wish to attend the MEANA PAC event, you can register for this event only).


September 15
0800-0900: Thoracic Anesthesia – Andrea Cyr, CRNA, MS
0900-1000: OB Anesthesia and High-Risk Patients – Catherine Godfrey, CRNA
1000-1030: Break/Exhibits
1030-1130: Malignant Hyperthermia, Mike Greenberg, MD
1130-1230: Professional, Legislative and Regulatory Issues of Interest to CRNAs – Erin Foley, DNAP, MSNA, CRNA and Valerie Fuller, PhD, DNP, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP
1230-1400: Lunch/Business Meeting/Transfer of Leadership
1400-1500: Leadership in Emergencies
1400-1500: Leadership in Emergencies, Jon Lowrance, CRNA, MSN
1500-1600: AANA: The Value of Membership, Garry Brydges, DNP, MSN, MBA, CRNA, ACNP-BC

6-8pm: MEANA PAC Event (this is a ticketed event that supports the MEANA PAC) – Tickets are $75 per person. MEANA has reserved the Balmy Days II from Balmy Days Cruises for a special sightseeing outing just for you!! The cruise will run from 6-8pm and will include a cash bar and hors d’oeuvres. You are welcome to bring your family. Please note that this is an adults-only cruise.


SPECIAL NOTE: Registration for this event is separate from the conference registration. If you wish to attend this event, please select the number of tickets you wish to purchase. Tickets are $75 per person. Proceeds support the MEANA PAC. This is an adult-only event. Members can attend this event without registering for the conference.

September 16
0800-0900: Joy, Work, and Volatile Agents: Fostering a Culture of Wellness in the OR, Joshua Lea, DNP, MBA, CRNA
0900-1000: Opioid-Sparing Anesthesia: Addressing the Opioid Crisis through ERAS Programs, Garry Brydges, DNP, MSN, MBA, CRNA, ACNP-BC
1000-1030: Break/Exhibits
1030-1130: Region 1 Update, Maribeth Massie, PhD, MS, CRNA
1130-1230: Airway Management – Critical Concepts, Jon Lowrance, CRNA, MSN




MEANA has secured special rates on accommodations at Spruce Point Inn. To take advantage of this discount, please make your room reservations by July 31 by contacting the inn at (800) 553-0289 and mentioning the MEANA event.

More about Spruce Point Inn here.