Regional Anesthesia — Essentials

Regional Anesthesia — Essentials

Regular price $2,050.00 Sale

Are the course dates you want to attend sold out? Click here to be added to a waitlist! We'll reach out to you as soon as a slot becomes available.

Veterans and active military — please use code Military at checkout to take advantage of our military discount!

SRNAs — In order to receive the discounted rate, use the discount code below for the course you schedule.  There is a limit of 4 discounted SRNA slots per course date.  If the discount code does not work, this means that particular course is sold out of SRNA slots.

  • January 16-17:  SRNAJan2021
  • February 27-28:  SRNAFeb2021
  • April 3-4:  SRNAApr2021
  • May 22-23:  SRNAMay2021
  • July 17-18:  SRNAJuly2021
  • September 18-19:  SRNASept2021
  • November 6-7:  SRNANov2021
(All 2020 course SRNA slots are sold out at this time.  You may put yourself on the wait list but please note that you are a SRNA.)

    Online Pre-learning Modules

    Students must complete the online pre-learning modules before attending the proficiency lab.  The modules are an interactive online learning system that allows students to complete course prerequisites at their own pace and preferred location. Users can access content from any computer, tablet, or other device with an Internet connection.

    Proficiency Lab

    Over two days, students apply lessons from the online pre-learning modules to experiential training exercises in a clinical environment, developing confidence and proficiency in administering peripheral regional blocks. They work with high-fidelity pulsatile cadavers to maximize realism when performing blocks and using ultrasound probes.

    Students use live human models to develop their skills in identifying landmarks for both peripheral nerve stimulation and ultrasound.  They also work with cadavers to practice advanced needling and demonstrate proficiency in all blocks of training.

    Once students feel confident in their proficiency of the material, they will test their knowledge with instructors. Upon successful completion of course requirements, each student earns a Certificate of Proficiency.

    Blocks Taught

    • Interscalene
    • Supraclavicular
    • Axillary
    • Adductor Canal
    • PENG/LFCN
    • Femoral
    • Popliteal Sciatic
    • Popliteal Plexus

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    Weekend Agenda:

    • Saturday
      • 8:00am to 5:00pm    Cadaver Lab
    • Sunday
      • 8:00am to 12:00pm  Cadaver Lab
      • 12:00pm to ?            Proficiency Testing*
    *Those with flights to catch on Sunday will test first.  We recommend flights after 4pm on Sunday to maximize lab time.  If unable to schedule flight after 4pm, we will work with you.

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    Military — $1,650.00
    SRNA Students — $500.00 (limit 4 per course date, if discount code does not work, SRNA slots sold out)

    The online pre-learning program has been approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 14.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1036502; Expiration Date 06/30/2020.

    The proficiency lab program has been approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 16.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1038167; Expiration Date 08/31/2020.


    Cancellation Policy

    Because our courses sell out quickly, we ask for as much advanced notice as possible to allow time to fill the vacancy.  We try to avoid refunds and offer rescheduling to another lab if at all possible. 

    • A fee of $250 will be charged to transfer to a different course date if rescheduled more than 6 weeks prior to original course date.
    • A fee of $400 will be charged to transfer to a different course date if rescheduled less than 6 weeks prior to the original course date.

    If for some reason that absolutely will not work for you, we will issue refunds at the following rates:

    • 8 weeks or more prior to lab: 80% refund
    • 6-8 weeks prior to lab: 50% refund
    • Less than 6 weeks prior to lab: No refunds, but you may transfer to another scheduled lab for a $400 fee.

    For our courses in Ft. Worth, TX:

    Our labs are held at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX.  We will meet in the Anatomy Lab located in the Research and Education Building.  For your travel planning, the closest airport is Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), about 20 miles from UNTHSC.  There aren't any hotels within walking distance, but any hotel in downtown Fort Worth will give you quick and easy access by rental car, Uber, etc.

    https://hotelguides.com/colleges/texas/university-north-texas-health-science-center.html

    For our courses in Lexington, KY:

    Our labs are held at Bluegrass Specialty Surgery Center in Lexington, KY.  Blue Grass Airport is located in Lexington. United, American, Delta and Allegiant Airlines serve this airport.  The next closest major airport is Louisville International Airport (SDF) in Louisville, which is much larger and offers more flights.

    For those of you who fly in for the course, we will work with your return flight times on Sunday. We do proficiency testing after lunch, so if you have an afternoon flight to catch, we will schedule accordingly so you can make your flight.  We recommend scheduling your return flight no earlier than 4 PM.

    Also, here is a list of suggested hotels:  https://goo.gl/maps/GDQoJJBHiN32FRfd6.  

    All of these hotels are located in Lexington and close to the course location.  Rental cars, Uber, Lyft and taxis are the suggested transportation methods.