MEANA 2019 Annual Meeting

MEANA will host its annual meeting on September 27-29, 2019 at the Harraseeket Inn in Freeport, ME! Join us for a weekend of learning and networking with CRNAs from around the state, and around the country! This annual event provides important association updates, great networking opportunities, and a chance to have a little fun!

The 2019 MEANA Fall Meeting will offer 10CEs. Details about the lecture offerings will be announced soon.


CRNA – $275
Retired CRNA – $200
SRNA – $75
Saturday Single Day – $175
Sunday Single Day – $100

REGISTRATION (After Sept. 1, 2019)
CRNA – $300
Retired CRNA – $200
SRNA – $100
Saturday Single Day – $200
Sunday Single Day – $125


September 27
1900-2100 – Cocktail Social

September 28
0800-0900 – Emergency Preparedness, Marjorie Everson, CRNA
0900-1000 – Dexmedetomidine: A Pharmacological Review, Matt Poirier, CRNA
1000-1030 – Break/Exhibits
1030-1130 – ERAS: An Emerging Trend, Susan DeCarlo-Piccirillo, DNP, CRNA
1130-1230 – The Case Against Opioids, Craig Vana, CRNA
1230-1400 – Lunch/Business Meeting/Transfer of Leadership
1400-1500 – Strategies to Present Anesthesia Errors Resulting in Poor Patient Outcomes, Marjorie Everson, CRNA
1500-1600 – Implementing and Outcomes of Opioid Free Anesthesia in a Critical Access Hospital, Craig Vana, CRNA
1800 – PAC Event

Please join us for specialty cocktails, snacks, and mingling with your CRNA colleagues at the Cold River Distillery. Tickets are $75 for CRNAs/Guests and $50 for SRNAs. Your PAC donation will get you two drink tickets for a Cold River Specialty cocktail, hors d’oeuvres from Bow Street Market, and the baskets up for raffle. Space is limited, so register to reserve your spot. Registration for this event is separate from the MEANA Fall Meeting Registration. To register for the PAC event, please click here. You will need to return to this page to finalize your fall meeting registration.


September 29
0800-0900 – A guide to Becoming a Super Preceptor, Cheryl Nimmo, DNP, MSHSA, CRNA
0900-1000 – Striking a Balance: Depth of Anesthesia Monitoring and Preventing POCD, Sandi, Carver, CRNA
1000-1030 – Break/Exhibits
1030-1130 – Cesarean Section and the CRNA – Difficult Case Review and Enhanced Recovery Protocols, Cat Godfrey, CRNA
1130-1230 – Vaping and Anesthesia Related Considerations, April Ritter, DNAP, CRNA

Featured Speakers


Dr. Marjorie Geisz-Everson
AANA Foundation
J. Craig Vana
Society for Opioid Free Anesthesia




Make your room reservations!

Please be sure to make your reservations at the Harraseeket Inn for your stay!

Contact the inn at (800) 342-6423 to make your room reservation. Special rates are available if reservations are made by AUGUST 27, 2019. Please make sure to mention the MEANA event to get the special rates!

More about the Inn here.