August 21, 2014

West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists

West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists

West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists

West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists

West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists

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Introducing the 2014-15 WVANA Board

2014-2015 WVANA Board and Officers President: Lee Bias President Elect: Mike Frame Vice President: Megan Hambrick Treasurer: Pam Farr Secretary: Teresa Harriman   Board of Directors: First Year Jessica Buckley Vicki Haney Larry McKinney Mikia Neghmouche   Board of Directors: Second Year Jenniefer Green Brett Dyer Steve Spencer Dawn Holloway … [Read More...]

WVANA Dues Tax Notice

Important Tax Notice

Please remember that as an AANA member you are also a member of the WVANA. Consequently, a portion of your AANA Dues money is returned to our state association to assist in funding the necessary components of an effective state association. This amount is $232.50 per member. As required by section 6033(e) of the Internal Revenue Code, it is the responsibility of your WVANA Board to inform you what percentage of dues money returned to our state association is allocated to lobbying expenses at … [Read More...]

The Effect of Steep Trendelenburg Positioning on Intraocular Pressure and Visual Function During Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy

Br J Ophthalmol. 2013 Sep 24. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-303536. [Epub ahead of print] Hoshikawa Y, Tsutsumi N, Ohkoshi K, Serizawa S, Hamada M, Inagaki K, Tsuzuki K, Koshimizu J, Echizen N, Fujitani S, Takahashi O, Deshpande GA Abstract Purpose The purpose of this study was to measure Intraocular Pressure (IOP) before, during, and after robotically-assisted radical prostatectomy. A secondary aim was to look for opthalmic complications that may have been due to changes in … [Read More...]

Quantification of Anesthesia Providers’ Hand Hygiene in a Busy Metropolitan Operating Room: What Would Semmelweis Think?

QUANTIFICATION OF ANESTHESIA PROVIDERS’ HAND HYGIENE IN A BUSY METROPOLITAN OPERATING ROOM: WHAT WOULD SEMMELWEIS THINK? Am J Infect Control 2012;40:756-9 Biddle C, Shah J Abstract Purpose The purpose of this study was to quantify the rate at which hand hygiene was necessary during anesthesia care starting from preanesthetic assessment and ending with transfer to the PACU. World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines were used to determine when hand hygiene was necessary. A second purpose … [Read More...]

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2014 WVANA Annual Meeting

Stonewall Resort Roanoke, WV April 11-13, 2014   Click here for more information about the Stonewall Resort Check back soon for the meeting brochure and registration info! … [Read More...]