Linda Callahan
 

Education:

Master of Science in Nursing, California State University, Long Beach Awarded 12/22/97            Thesis ‑ " The Effect of Intraoperative Methocarbamol (Robaxin) Administration on Postoperative Pain Following Bilateral Submuscular Augmentation Mammoplasty"

Doctor of Philosophy/ Educational Evaluation and Measurement College of Education Florida State University Tallahassee, Florida, 1994

Dissertation ‑'Development of a Single Blended Anesthesia Provider: An Exploratory Study"

Master of Arts/Education‑Instructional Media California State University Long Beach, California, 1981

Bachelor of Science Degree/Biology Guilford College, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1977

Diploma, Anesthesia Program for Nurses North Carolina Baptist Hospital/Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, 1973

Associate Degree In Applied Science In Nursing Rockingham Community College, Wentworth, North Carolina, 1971

Positions: 

Professor Department of Nursing California State University Long Beach, California 2007 - present

Associate Professor Coordinator, Nurse Anesthesia Specialty (1997-1999) Department of Nursing California State University Long Beach, California 9/1997 ‑ 2007      

Lecturer (Part‑Time) Department of Nursing California State University Long Beach, California 1/1997 ‑ 6/1997

Private Practice Anesthetist 1997‑1998, part-time 1998 - present

Visiting Faculty Department of Nursing California State University Long Beach, Ca. 11/1991‑ 1/1997

Instructor Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia Pasadena, California 1/1996 - 6/1997

Assistant Director/Academic Affairs Kaiser Permanente School of  Anesthesia Pasadena, California 11/1991 ‑ 1/1996

Director/Manley Cummins School of Nurse Anesthesia Southeast Alabama Medical Center Dothan, Alabama 6/1987‑11/1991

Adjunct Professor College of Education Troy State University Dothan, Alabama 9/1991‑11/1991

Staff Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Wesley Long Community Hospital Greensboro, North Carolina 1985‑6/1987

Independent Clinical Anesthetist and Educational Consultant 1984‑1985

Assistant Director/Education Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia Los Angeles, California 1979‑1984

Adjunct Professor Department of Nursing California State University Long Beach, California 1979‑1984

Acting Director

Program in Nurse Anesthesia

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan  1978‑1979

 

Assistant Director/Education

Program In Nurse Anesthesia

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan

1977‑1978

 

Clinical and Didactic Instructor In Pharmacology and Cell Physiology

Anesthesia Program for Nurses

North Carolina Baptist Hospital

Winston Salem, North Carolina 1976‑1977

 

Staff Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Alamance County Hospital

 Burlington, North Carolina 1975‑1976

 

Clinical Instructor and Instructor in Pharmacology,

Anesthesia Program for Nurses North Carolina Baptist Hospital

Winston Salem, North Carolina 1973‑1975

 

LICENSURE/              As a Registered Nurse in California (License #299438, expires 6/30/2010)

CERTIFICATION:     

Certification by Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists and the Council on Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists  ( Certificate # 22406, expires 7/1/2010) 1973 ‑ Present

 

Recognition as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist by the California Board of Registered Nursing  (Certificate # 1669, expires 6/30/2010).

 

PUBLICATIONS: 

 

Callahan‑Larson, Linda.(1978). Neuronal transmission in the central nervous system.    Anesthetists Update Review Series. 1(3).(Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan‑Larson, Linda (1981).Anesthesia care for the patient with myasthenia gravis. Current Reviews for Nurse Anesthetists, Inc. 3(2).

 

Callahan‑Larson, Linda. (1981).Drugs that affect the central nervous system. Anesthetists Update Review Series, 2(22). (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan‑Larson, Linda .(198 1) Acute pain conduction. Anesthetist Update Review Series 2(16). (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan‑Larson, Linda. (1981).Drugs and mechanisms of Interaction. Anesthetists Update Series. 2(21) (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan‑Larson, Linda (198 1). Currently used halogenated anesthetics: does it make a difference? Part I and II. Anesthesia Update Series, 3:(9 & 10) (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan‑Larson, Linda.,Vos, Helen.(1982) Preoperative evaluation and physical assessment of the patient ‑ nervous system, Journal of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. 50(l) :90‑107 (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan‑Larson, Linda. (1982). Anesthesia care for the patient with parkinson's disease". Anesthetists Update Series. 3(20). (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan‑Larson, Linda.(1983). Stress free anesthesia ‑ Part I and II. Anesthetist Update Series 4(15 & 17). (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan‑Larson, Linda (1983). Anesthesia care for the patient with multiple sclerosis. Anesthetist Update Series. 4(25).(Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan, Linda. (1984). From recovery room to post anesthesia recovery unit. Anesthetist Update Series .5(10). (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan, Linda. (1984). Anesthesia and the older american. Anesthetist Update Series. 5(17). (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan, Linda. (1984). High frequency ventilation. Anesthetist Update Series . 5(18).(Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan, Linda. (1984). Pulmonary aspiration ‑ prevention and management. Anesthetist Update &~ .6(2). (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan, Linda, (1984). Diagnosis and management of pneumothorax. Anesthetist Update Series .6(5). (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan, Linda. (1984). Anesthesia care for the patient with rheumatoid arthritis. Anesthetist Update Series .6(6). (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan, Linda. (1984). Anesthetic management of the patient with crohn's disease. Anesthetist Update Series 6(7). (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan, Linda. (1986). End‑tidal carbon dioxide monitoring. Anesthetist Update Series .7(19).(Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan, Linda. (1986). Inhalation delivery systems ‑ a clinical review. Anesthetist Update Series .7(16). (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan, Linda. (1986). Anesthetic considerations for lithotripsy. Anesthetist Update Series. 7(17). (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan, Linda. (1987). Muscle relaxants, part 1: functional anatomy of the myoneural junction. Anesthetist Update Series. 7(21). (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan, Linda. (1987). Monitoring oxygen saturation by pulse oximetry. Anesthetist Update Series.7(24). (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan, Linda. (1987) Prolonged unconsciousness! what now?. Anesthetist Update Series 7(25). (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan Linda, Smith, Verna. (1989). Pre‑intra‑, and post‑operative drug interactions. Anesthesia Today. 1(2). (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan, Linda. (1990) Anesthesia For ECT CRNA The Clinical Forum for Nurse Anesthetists. l(l): 10‑20. (Peer Reviewed)

 

Callahan, Linda. (1995) Perioperative care of the patient with multiple sclerosis. Current Review for Postanesthesia. CareNurses 17(l).

 

Callahan, Linda. (1995).Perioperative care of the patient with rheumatoid arthritis. Current Reviews for Nurse Anesthetists,Inc. 18(15) .

 

Callahan, Linda. (1995). A review of the uptake and distribution of Intravenous Drugs. Current Reviews for Nurse Anesthetists 17(23).

 

Callahan, Linda. (1995). Future choices: a new paradigm(commentary). Anesthesia Today. 6(l): 1‑2. (Peer Review)

 

Callahan, Linda. (1996). Perioperative care of the patient with rheumatoid arthritis. Current Reviews for Post Anesthesia Care Nurses, Inc. . 17(22).

 

Callahan, Linda. (1997). The pharmacology of antidepressants. Current Reviews for Nurse Anesthetists .19(16).

 

Callahan, Linda (2000). The concept of risk in anesthesia practice. Anesthesia Today . 11(1)

 

Callahan, Linda. (2004) The use of herbal medication: an update - part I: the basics. Current Reviews for Nurse Anesthetists 26:16. Current Reviews, Miami, FL

 

Callahan, Linda. (2004) The use of herbal medications: an update - part II: the research. Current Reviews for Nurse Anesthetists 26:17

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Callahan, Linda (2004). Informed consent: a perspective. Anesthesia Today 15(3):17-20.

 

Drew BJ, King L, and Callahan L. (2005). Cryotherapy for treatment of ECT- induced headaches. Journal of Pscyhosocial Nursing 43(4).

 

Vandeusen G, Hoa N, Zhang JG, Wang Y, Callahan L, Jadus MR, Myers MP. (2006) Characterization of BK channels in U251MG glioma cells. Abstract published in proceedings with poster display at the International Biophysical Society Annual Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

Hoa N, Zhang J, Delgado C, Vandeusen G, Callahan L, Myers M, Douglass T, Khalaghizadeh, Jadus M, and Wepsic HT. (2007) Human monocytes kill M-CSF expressing glioma cells by big potassium channel activation. Lab.Invest., 87:115-129

 

Myers M, Hoa N, Zhang J, Delgado C, Schiltz P, Bhakta N, Pham T, Vandeusen G, Callahan L, Wepsic H, and Jadus M. (2007). Characterization of BK Channels in Rat T9 Glioma Cells. Abstract presented and published in the Journal of the Biophysical Society annual meeting abstracts.

 

Delgado C, Hoa N, Callahan LL, Schiltz P, Jahroudi R, Zhang J, Jadus M, and Wepsic T. (2007) Generation of human immune responses towards membrane macrophage colony stimulation factor (mM-CSF) expressing U251 glioma cells within immunodeficient (NIH-nu/beige/xid) mice. Cytokine  36(3):165-176.   

 

Hoa N, Myers M, Douglass T, Zhang J, Delgado C, Driggers L, Callahan L, Vandeussen G, Pham J, Bhakta N, Ge L, Jadus M. Molecular mechanisms of paraptosis induction: implications for a non-genetically modified tumor vaccine, PLos, Accepted for publication, January, 2009.

Book Chapters/Monographs

 

Callahan‑Larson, Linda and Cullen, Bruce. (1983). Drug interactions and anesthesia: a monograph in Current Concepts in Inhalation Anesthetics  . A continuing education offering by Ohio Medical Anesthetics, Appleton‑Century‑Crofts Norwalk, Conn., publisher.

 

Callahan, Linda. (1993). "Establishing measures of competence" in Professional Aspects of Nurse Anesthesia Practice. S.D. Foster & L.M. Jordan (eds.).F.A. Davis Co..Philadelphia. pp. 275‑290.

 

Callahan, Linda. (1994). "Equipment, safety, and cost" in Inhalation anesthesia: a monograph published by Abbott Laboratories for the 4th World Congress for Nurse Anesthetists, Paris, France.

 

Callahan, Linda and Mannino, Mary Jeannette. (1998) "Legal aspects of advanced practice nursing". Advanced Practice Nursing: Emphasizing Common Roles. C.M. Sheehy and M. McCarthy (eds.), F.A.Davis, Philadelphia.

 

Callahan, Linda. (1997) "Anesthetics" in The Encyclopedia of Chemistry. M. Bishop, J. Lagowski, (eds). MacMillan Publishers, New York.

 

Callahan, Linda (1999)  " Surgery During Pregnancy " in Core Curriculum For Maternal‑Newborn Nursing, S. Mattson and J. Smith, (eds.), W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia.

 

Callahan, Linda (2000) "Cirugia Durante el Embarazo" in Enfermeria Maternoinfantil. (2nd ed.) McGraw-Hill Interamerican, Mexico.

 

Callahan, Linda . " Cardiovascular Disease" in Nurse Anesthesia Secrets . M Karlet (ed), Hanley and Belfus, Inc., 2004.

 

Callahan, Linda. "Legal Aspects of Advanced Nursing Practice" .  Advanced Practice Nursing. (2nd ed.) F.A. Davis, Philadelphia. 2004.

 

Callahan, Linda. "Genetics". AWHONN: Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing. (3rd ed.) Elsevier Science, Mosby, Inc., St. Louis, MO. 2004

 

Callahan, Linda. "Fetal and Placental Development and Functioning".AWHONN: Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing (3rd ed.) Elsevier Science, Mosby, Inc., St. Louis, MO , 2004

 

Callahan, Linda. "Surgery in Pregnancy". AWHONN: Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing (3rd. ed.) .Elsevier Science, Mosby, Inc., St. Louis, MO, 2004

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

 

As a didactic instructor:

Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Anatomy, Cell Physiology, Psychology, Case Management, Pathophysiology , Health Policy, Professional Aspects of Advanced Nursing Practice,Transcultural Nursing.

 

Workshops and Lectures Presented:

 

Over the past thirty years, I have been privileged to participate in both the primary and the continuing education of my peers in various areas of advanced nursing practice.

 

State/Local Presentations and Workshops:

 

1976

The Autonomic Nervous System with Clinical Application of Pharmacology presented with Helen

P. Vos, CRNA, BSN

 

Triad Anesthesia Group, North Carolina, Educational District #2,

Winston Salem, North Carolina

Illinois Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Peoria, Illinois

 

1977

 

The Autonomic Nervous System with Clinical Application of Pharmacology presented with

Helen Vos, CRNA, BSN

 

Massachusetts Association of Anesthetists, Boston, Massachusetts

New Mexico Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Minnesota Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Mandatory Continuing Education Proposal

North Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Greensboro, North Carolina

 

Anesthesia Refresher Course with Helen Vos, CRNA, BSN, Sandra Maree, CRNA, MS, Sue Goff, CRNA and Nancy Bruton‑Maree, CRNA, MS (Comprehensive 72 hour review of systems and principles), Winston Salem, North Carolina

 1978

 The Autonomic Nervous System with Clinical Application of Pharmacology presented with Helen

Vos, CRNA, BSN

 

Nebraska Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Lincoln, Nebraska

West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Charleston, West Virginia

Colorado Association of Nurse Anesthetists,Denver, Colorado

Arkansas Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Little Rock, Arkansas

 

Psychotherapeutic Drugs and Anesthesia

Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

Mandatory Continuing Education Proposal

Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital Anesthesia Department, Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

Myasthenia Gravis and the Assessment of Muscle Function

Arkansas Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Little Rock, Arkansas

 

Mandatory Continuing Education

Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Travers City, Michigan

 

Pharmacology and Drug Interactions

Educational District #9, Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Abilene, Texas

 

Anesthesia and Cell Physiology presented with Veronica Drantz, M.S. for the Illinois Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Springfield, Illinois

 

Anesthesia Refresher Course with Helen Vos, CRNA, BSN, Sandra Maree, CRNA, MS, Sue Goff, CRNA and Nancy Bruton‑Maree, CRNA, MS (Comprehensive 72 hour review of systems and principles), Winston Salem, North Carolina

 

1979

The Autonomic Nervous System with Clinical Application of Pharmacology. with Helen Vos,

CRNA, BSN.

 

1st. Educational District, Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Memphis, Tennessee

Washington State Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Spokane,Washington

University of Tennessee Continuing Education for Nurse Anesthetists, Knoxville, Tennessee

 

Drug Interactions with Psychotherapeutic Drugs

New Jersey Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Princeton, New Jersey

 

Narcotics for Anesthesia

North Dakota Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Fargo, North Dakota

 

Narcotic Receptor

Preoperative Assessment of Endocrine Disorders

Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Louisville, Kentucky

 

Anesthetic Management of the Traumatized Pregnant Woman

Delaware Valley CRNA Symposium, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania

 

Drug Interaction and Anesthesia

North Dakota Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Bismarck, North Dakota

Pharmacology ‑ Comprehensive Review

Baptist Medical Center School of Anesthesia, Birmingham; Alabama

 

The Central Nervous System, Drugs, and Anesthesia

Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Educational District #9, Abilene, Texas Anesthesia Refresher Course with Helen Vos, CRNA, BSN, Sandra Maree, CRNA, MS, Sue Goff, CRNA and Nancy Bruton‑Maree, CRNA, MS (Comprehensive 72 hour review of systems and principles), Winston Salem, North Carolina

 

An Update in Clinical Practice Series

Continuing Education for CRNAs sponsored by the Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia for

Nurses, Anatomy and Physiology of the Autonomic Nervous System

 

1980

 

The Autonomic Nervous System with Clinical Application of Pharmacology with Helen Vos,

CRNA, BSN

Indiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Elkhart, Indiana

 

Pain Pathways and Narcotic Receptors

Columbia‑Presbyterian Medical Center CRNA Lecture Series, New York, New York

 

Drugs and Mechanisms.of Interaction

1st. Annual Spring Nurse Anesthetist Review, Society of Air Force Anesthesiologists, San

Antonio, Texas

 

The Role of the Nurse Anesthetist in the Operating Room

Medical Surgical Nursing, Undergraduate BSN Program, Department of Nursing,

California State University, Long Beach, California

 

The Kidney and Drug Excretion

Massachusetts Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Boston, Massachusetts

 

Drug Interactions and Anesthesia

Washington Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Spokane, Washington

 

Endogenous Communications

Anesthesia Educational Associates, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

 

Clinical and Pharmacological Considerations and Applications of the Nervous System with Sandra

Maree, CRNA, MA and Helen Vos, CRNA, BSN

Second Annual Wake Anesthesiology CRNA Seminar, Raleigh, North Carolina

 

Ethrane versus Halothane : Does it Matter ?

North Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Asheville, North Carolina

 

 

 

The Pharmacology of Regional Anesthetics

Mechanisms of Acute Pain Transmission

Muscle Function, The Myoneural Junction-Drugs and Disease Effects

Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists Educational District #9

Abilene, Texas

 

Psychotropic c Drugs and Anesthesia

Winter Nurse Anesthetist Review, Society of Air Force Anesthesiologists

San Antonio, Texas

 

Anesthesia Refresher Course with Helen Vos, CRNA, BSN, Sandra Maree, CRNA, MS, Sue Goff, CRNA and Nancy Bruton‑Maree, CRNA, MS (Comprehensive 72 hour review of systems and principles), Winston Salem, North Carolina

 

An Update in Clinical Practice Series

Continuing Education for CRNAs sponsored by the Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia for

Nurses, Mechanisms of Local Anesthetic Activity

 

1981

 

The Autonomic Nervous System with Clinical Application of Pharmacology . with Helen Vos,

CRNA, BSN

Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Birmingham, Alabama

 

Clinical and Pharmacological Considerations and Applications of the Nervous System with Sandra

Maree, CRNA, MA and Helen Vos, CRNA, BSN

New England Assembly of Nurse Anesthetists, Boston, Massachusetts

 

Intraoperative Management of Chest Trauma

9th Annual Educational Seminar, Minneapolis School of Anesthesia, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Program Coordinator and Lecturer, Anesthesia Dilemmas for the Nurse Anesthetist

University of Southern California School of Medicine, Post Graduate Division and the Institute of Continuing Education for Nurses, Honolulu, Hawaii

 

A Comparison of Ethrane Halothane, and Forane presented with Dr. Steve Eyler

Glycopyrrolate

Physostigmine

Pharmacologic Principles of Narcotics

Northwest Anesthesia Seminars, Las Vegas, Nevada

 

The Liver and Drug Metabolism and The Kidney and Drug Excretion presented with Nancy

Bruton‑Maree, CRNA, MS

Washington State Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Spokane, Washington

 

Effects of Inhalation Anesthetics on the Liver

Effects of Inhalation Anesthetics on Cellular Physiology

Effects of Inhalation Anesthesia on Renal Physiology

Institute of Postgraduate Education, Kiawah Island, South Carolina

 

The Hepatic and Cardiovascular System with Helen Vos, CRNA, BSN and Sandra Maree,

CRNA, MA

Anesthesia Educational Associates, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

 

Understanding Drug Interactions presented with Nancy Bruton‑Maree, CRNA, MS for the

Indiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

Pain Conduction and Modulation

Endogenous Opioids

Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists Fall Institute, Austin, Texas

 

Anesthesia Refresher Course with Helen Vos, CRNA, BSN, Sandra Maree, CRNA, MS, Sue Goff, CRNA and Nancy Bruton‑Maree, CRNA, MS (Comprehensive 72 hour review of systems and principles), Winston Salem, North Carolina

 

An Update in Clinical Practice Series

Continuing Education for CRNAs sponsored by the Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia for

Nurses, The Educational Process, Pain Transmission and Narcotic Receptor , 1981

An Overview of Forane Use, Faculty Workshop/The Educational Process‑Didactic, 1981

 

1982

 

Program Coordinator and Lecturer, Anesthesia Dilemmas for the Nurse Anesthetist

University of Southern California School of Medicine, Post Graduate Division and the Institute of  Continuing Education for Nurses, Honolulu, Hawaii

 

Effects of Inhalation Anesthesia on the Liver

Effects of Inhalation Anesthesia on Cellular Physiology

Effects of Inhalation Anesthesia on Renal Physiology

Institute of Post Graduate Education, Lake Tahoe, Nevada

 

Anesthesia and Altered Energy States

Anesthesia Educational Associates, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

 

Anesthesia Refresher Course with Helen Vos, CRNA, BSN, Sandra Maree, CRNA, MS, Sue Goff, CRNA and Nancy Bruton‑Maree, CRNA, MS (Comprehensive 72 hour review of systems and principles), Winston Salem, North Carolina

 

An Update in Clinical Practice Series

Continuing Education for CRNAs sponsored by the Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia for

Nurses,

Update in Pharmacology ‑Antihvpertensive Drugs, Central Nervous System Pathology

Understanding Drug Interactions

 

The Liver, Liver Disease, and Drug Metabolism

East Texas District #8, Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Longview, Texas, 1982

 

Cardiovascular Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Case Management with Nancy Wittstock,

CRNA, MS

Washington Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Bellevue, Washington

 

Drug Abuse ‑ Patients and Professionals

North Dakota Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Bismarck, North Dakota

 

1983

 

Program Coordinator and Lecturer, Anesthesia Dilemmas for the Nurse Anesthetist.

University of Southern California School of Medicine, Post Graduate Division and the Institute of  Continuing Education for Nurses, Honolulu, Hawaii

 

Anesthesia Refresher Course with Helen Vos, CRNA, BSN, Sandra Maree, CRNA, MS, Sue Goff, CRNA and Nancy Bruton‑Maree, CRNA, MS (Comprehensive 72 hour review of systems and principles), Winston Salem, North Carolina

 

Anesthetic Assessment and Management of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

Anesthesia for Vaginal Delivery

Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Dallas, Texas

Drug Abuse ‑ Patients and Professionals

Illinois Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Springfield, Illinois

 

Old Facts ‑ New Arrivals

Anesthesia Educational Associates, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

 

Acid‑Base Workshop and Clinical Case Discussion with Nancy Bruton‑Maree, CRNA, MS

Mississippi Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Gulfport, Mississippi

 

Pharmacology and Drug Interaction with Nancy Bruton‑Maree, CRNA, MS

Oregon Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Eugene, Oregon

 

 

Drug Interactions

Society of Air Force Anesthesiologists, San Antonio, Texas

 

1984

Program Coordinator and Lecturer, Anesthesia Dilemmas for the Nurse Anesthetist

University of Southern California School of Medicine, Post Graduate Division and the Institute of

Continuing Education for Nurses, Honolulu, Hawaii

Anesthesia Refresher Course with Helen Vos, CRNA, BSN, Sandra Maree, CRNA, MS, Sue Goff, CRNA and Nancy Bruton‑Maree, CRNA, MS (Comprehensive 72 hour review of systems and principles), Winston Salem, North Carolina

 

Drug Abuse ‑ Patients and Professionals

North Carolina Baptist Hospital Program in Nurse Anesthesia Alumni Meeting, Winston Salem,

North Carolina

 

Drug Abuse ‑ Patients and Professionals

Clemson University 2nd Annual Anesthetists Conference, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

 

Mechanisms of Drug Interaction

Texas Educational District #6 Annual Meeting, Corpus Christi, Texas

 

1985

 

Outpatient Surgery and Anesthesia

Indiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1985

 

Use of Norcuron During Anesthesia

North Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Fall Seminar, Asheville, North Carolina

 

End Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring

Anesthetic Considerations for Laser Surgery

Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation 1985 Annual Fall Nurse Anesthetists Review

Course, San Antonio, Texas

 

1986

 

Program Coordinator and Lecturer, Anesthesia Dilemmas for the Nurse Anesthetist

University of Southern California School of Medicine, Post Graduate Division and the Institute of

Continuing Education for Nurses, Honolulu, Hawaii

 

The Role of the Nurse Anesthetist in Socialized Medicine

Carolina Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina

 

Anesthetic Considerations for Laser Surgery

Anesthesia Department Inservice Conference, Wesley Long Community Hospital, Greensboro,

North Carolina

 

The Difficult Airway

Assessment and Care of the Patient with Blunt Chest Trauma and Pneumothorax

Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Associates, Inc., Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

 

Anesthesia for the Older American

Anesthetic Consideration for Outpatient

Clemson University Seminar for Nurse Anesthetists, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

 

Anesthetic Considerations for the Older Patient

Geriatric Nurse Practitioners/Geriatric Clinical Care Staff

Adult Acute Care Unit Wesley Long Community Hospital, Greensboro, North Carolina

 

Toxicity and Cellular Effects of Anesthetics

Recovery Room Problems and Solutions

The Physiology of Neuromuscular Blockade

Comparison of Available Muscle Relaxants

Texas Association District #6 Annual Meeting, Corpus Christi, Texas

 

Anesthesia for Ambulatory Surge

Clemson University Recovery Room Conference, Greenville, South Carolina

 

Anesthesia for Outpatient Surgery

Georgia Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Tifton, Georgia

 

Anesthetic Considerations for the Geriatric Patient

Anesthetic Considerations for Laser Surgery

Anesthetic Considerations for Lithotripsy

Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation Fall Seminar, San Antonio, Texas

 

Monitoring End Tidal Carbon Dioxide

South Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Columbia, South Carolina

 

1987

 

Monitoring End Tidal Carbon Dioxide

Oximetry: Learning to Think in Terms of Saturation

Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Lafayette, Louisiana

 

Delayed Arousal Following Anesthesia

Assessment of CNS Function

North Carolina Association of Post Anesthesia Nurses, Triad Chapter, Greensboro, North

Carolina

Comparative Pharmacology of Current Muscle Relaxant Use

Delayed Arousal Following Anesthesia

Ohio State Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Columbus, Ohio

 

Common Anesthesia‑Related Recovery Room Problems

Clemson University Post‑Anesthesia Recovery Nursing Conference, Greenville, South Carolina

 

Anesthesia Update for the CRNA Today

12 hours taught with S Maree, CRNA, MEd.

Pennsylvania Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Pocono Hershey Resort, White Haven,

Pennsylvania

 

Anesthetic Considerations in Laser Surgery

Anesthetic Considerations for Lithotripsy

Machine Competence ‑ A Technique of Risk Management

Pulse Oximetry and End Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring

Fifth Annual Clemson University Smoky Mountain Conference for Nurse Anesthetists,

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

 

Clemson University Post‑Anesthesia Recovery Nursing Certification Preparation and Review

Course

14 hours taught with B. Splawn, RN, BSN

In 1987 offered in: Atlanta, Georgia, Durham, North Carolina, Nashville, Tennessee, Charlotte,

North Carolina, Birmingham, Alabama

 

In 1988 offered in: Charlotte, North Carolina, Louisville, Kentucky, and Orlando, Florida

 

(Offered twice each year 1989‑1999)

 

Choosing Anesthetic Agents for Ambulatory Surgery

Clemson University Second Annual Ambulatory Surgical Conference, Greenville, South Carolina

 

Use of Noninvasive Monitoring in the Emergency Patient

Anesthesia for the Arthritic

Assessment and Treatment of Delayed Arousal

Annual Fall Nurse Anesthetist Review Course, Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation

San Antonio, Texas

 

End Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring

Pulse Oximetry

Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Charlottesville, Virginia

 

Clinical Applications of End Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring

Clinical Applications of Pulse Oximetry

California Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Buena Park, California

 

End Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring

Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Memphis, Tennessee

 

Anesthetic Considerations During Laser Surgery

Anesthetic Consideration for the Patient Undergoing Lithotripsy

Sixth Annual NAFA Disney World Anesthesia Meeting, Orlando, Florida

 

1988

 

Physiological     Parameters of Acid‑Base Balance

Clinical Acid‑Base Considerations

Post Anesthesia Recovery Inservice, Southeast Alabama Medical Center, Dothan, Alabama

 

Machine and Monitoring Equipment Workshop.

1988 Annual Spring and Fall Nurse Anesthetist Review Course, Dannemiller Memorial Education Foundation, San Antonio, Texas. Eight hour workshop offered with Eddie Bowie, Director, Education and Quality Assurance, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.

 

Respiratory Therapy Department Intubation Inservice

Southeast Alabama Medical Center, Dothan, Alabama

 

ACLS Dysrhythmia Review

Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Gulf Shores, Alabama

 

CCRN Certification Preparation and Review Course . Southeast Alabama Medical Center, Dothan, Alabama. Fourteen hour review taught with Judy Fox, RN, MSN, Director of Education, Carraway Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama.

 

Post Anesthesia Recovery Nursing Preparation and Review Course

Southeast Alabama Medical Center, Dothan, Alabama

 

Quality Assurance for Ambulatory Surgery

Legal Implications for Ambulatory Surge

End Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring

Pulse Oximetry Monitoring

First Charleston Anesthesia Conference, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina

 

Monitoring Oxygen Saturation by Pulse Oximetry

Florida Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Pensacola, Florida

 

Delayed Arousal in the Recovery Room

Anesthesia and Endocrine Pathology

Clemson University Sixth Annual Smokey Mountain Conference, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Clinical Use of End Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring

Mississippi Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Biloxi, Mississippi

 

Noninvasive Monitoring in Emergent Situations

Delayed Emergence from Anesthesia

Machine Competence‑A Technique for Risk Management

Anesthetic Management of Geriatric Patients

Quality Assurance in Outpatient Setting

Clemson University Fall Anesthesia Seminar, The U. S. Virgin Islands

 

Current Topics in Outpatient Anesthesia

Third Annual Ambulatory Surgery Conference, Greenville, South Carolina,

 

1989

 

Critical Care Nursing Certification Preparation and Review,

Southeast Alabama Medical Center, Dothan, Alabama

 

Post Anesthesia Certification Review

American Society of Post Anesthesia Nurses for the Alabama Society of Post Anesthesia Nurses

Montgomery, Alabama

 

The Management of Problems in the Post Anesthesia Area

Delayed Awakening from Anesthesia

Minnesota Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Redwing, Minnesota

 

Anesthetic Considerations for Patients with Myasthenia Gravis or Multiple Sclerosis

Department of Anesthesiology and Western Reserve Care System,

Youngstown, Ohio

 

Anesthesia for the Patient with Endocrine Dysfunction

Anesthesia for Laser Surgery

Anesthesia Care for the Patient with Liver Disease

Nebraska Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Lincoln, Nebraska

 

Joint Commission Standards: How Do They Affect Anesthesia Practice?

Quality Assurance and You

Does Monitoring Make An Impact on Outcomes?

Second Charleston Anesthesia Conference, Medical University of South Carolina,

Charleston, South Carolina

 

Geriatric Update

Ohio Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Dublin, Ohio

 

Post Anesthesia Complications

Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Orange Beach, Alabama

Management of Anesthesia for the Geriatric Diabetic Patient

Orthopedic Procedures in the Geriatric Patient

Third Annual Charleston Anesthesia Conference, Medical University of South Carolina,

Charleston, South Carolina

 

1990

 

Delayed Awakening

Post Anesthesia Nursing Clinical Practice Needed Today ,The School of Nursing,

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

 

The Geriatric Patient in the PACU Anesthesia Update: Implications for Post‑Anesthesia Nursing Care.  Ninth Annual Clemson University Post Anesthesia Nursing Conference Greenville, S.C.

 

1992

 

AANA Update

The Clinical Use of Mivicron

West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists, The Greenbriar, White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia

 

Cardiovascular Effects of Anesthesia

Louisiana Association of Postanesthesia Nurses, New Orleans, Louisiana

 

1995

 

N599‑Special Topics­

Clinical Pharmacology for Nurse Practitioners (3 0 hours)

California State University/Long Beach, Department of Nursing

Summer Session I and 11, 1995, Summer Session 1, 1996, Winter Intersession, 1996, 1997

 

1996

 

The Clinical Use of Nimbex

California Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Monterey, California

 

Postanesthesia Certification Examination Review (6 hours)

Kentucky Association of Postanesthesia Nurses, Louisville, Kentucky

 

IgE Mediated Anaphylaxis in the OR

Malignant Hyperthermia Update

Steroids

Impact of Current Preoperative Antihypertensive Therapy on Management

Coping with Change: Keeping the Vision in Difficult Times

Clemson University Nurse Anesthetist Conference Cruise to Alaska

 

Cardiovascular Anesthesia and Perioperative Care Concerns

Conscious Sedation for Nonanesthesia Personnel.(3 hours)

American Association of Operating Room Nurses Regional Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada

 

1997

 

Postanesthesia Certification Examination Review (6 hours)

Clinton Memorial Hospital, Wilmington, Ohio

 

Pharmacology Workshop Series ( Five 6 hour workshops) presented for Daniel Freeman Hospital, Englewood, California.

 

Conscious Sedation Workshop (6 hours) presented for Kaiser Permanente Clinic, Bakersfield,

California

 

Conscious Sedation Workshop (6 hours) presented for Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical

Center, Los Angeles California

 

2000-2001

 

Conscious Sedation, Perianesthesia Nursing Challenges and Controversies

School of Nursing, Clemson University, Clemson, S.C.

 

This is a two-day workshop that was presented

                   October 7‑8, 2000, in Chicago, IL

                   October 28‑29, 2000 in Atlanta, GA

                   March 24‑25, 2001 in Atlanta, GA

                   April 21‑22, 2001 in Chicago, IL

                   October 6-7, 2001 in Atlanta, GA

                   November 3-4, 2001 in Chicago, IL

                   March 23-24, 2002 in Atlanta, GA

                   April 13-14, 2002 in Chicago, IL

                   April 27-28, 2002 in Pittsburgh, PA

                   October 12-13, 2002 in Chicago, IL

                   October 26-27, 2002 in Atlanta, GA

                   March 15-16, 2003 in Atlanta, GA

                   April 12-13, 2003 in Chicago, IL

                   October 11-12, 2003 in Chicago, IL

                   November 1-2, 2003 in Atlanta, GA

                   March 26-28, 2004 in Chicago, IL

                   April 16-18, 2004 in Atlanta, GA

                   October 9-11, 2004 in Chicago, IL

                   October 29-30, 2004 in Atlanta, GA

                   November 5-6, 2005 in Atlanta, GA

                   May 20-21, 2006 in Chicago, IL

 

Herbal Medication Interactions of Interest to the Anesthetist

Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Nashville, TN

October 14, 2000

 

Administration of Conscious Sedation by Non‑Anesthesia

Providers

Oklahoma Association of Perianesthesia Nurses

Oklahoma City, OK

November 4, 2000

 

Herbal Medication Interactions of Interest to the Anesthetist

Anesthesia Considerations for Pregnant Patients Undergoing Non­

Obstetrical Operative Procedures

29th Annual Refresher Course for Nurse Anesthetists

Frank Moya Associates Continuing Education Program, Inc.

Orlando, FL

November 11‑12,2000

 

Herbal Medication Interactions of Importance in the Outpatient Setting

Cultural Considerations in Pain Assessment

Medical Errors

Clemson University Ambulatory Surgery Seminar

Greenville, SC

May 14, 2001

 

Herbal Medication Interactions of Interest to the Clinician

Atascadero State Hospital

Nurses Week Seminar

Atascadero, CA

May 6, 2001

 

Herbal Medication Interactions of Interest to the Nurse Anesthetist

Cultural Considerations in Pain Assessment

Oregon Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Portland, OR

Oct. 20-21, 2001

 

Herbal Medication Interactions of Importance in the Outpatient Setting

Cultural Considerations in Pain Assessment

Medical Errors

Clemson University Ambulatory Surgery Seminar

Greenville, SC

May 14, 2001

 

Herbal Medication Interactions of Interest to the Clinician

Atascadero State Hospital

Nurses Week Seminar

Atascadero, CA

May 6, 2001

 

Herbal Medication Interaction of Interest to the Anesthetist

Hastings Annual Educational Cruise for Nurse Anesthetists

Juneau and Ketchikan Alaska

July 8-15, 2001 

 

Herbal Medication Interaction of Interest to the Anesthetist

Hastings Annual Educational Cruise for Nurse Anesthetists

Juneau and Ketchikan Alaska

July 8-15, 2001

 

 Introduction to Molecular Genetics

Guest Speaker, BSN Completion Students,

Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach, CA.

Sept.29, 2003.

 

The Implications of the Human Genome Project for Nursing Practice.

Sigma Theta Tau/Department of Nursing, CSULB Research Symposium

Long Beach, CA

February 16, 2003

 

Drug Interactions and Anesthetic Agents: Prescriptions, Herbals, OTC, and Recreational Drugs

Cultural Considerations for Ethical Patient Management in the Perianesthesia Setting

American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses 21st. National Conference

San Diego, CA

May 1, 2002

 

Herbal Medication Interactions of Interest to the Anesthetist

Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Nashville, TN

October 14, 2000

 

Administration of Conscious Sedation by Non‑Anesthesia

Providers

Oklahoma Association of Perianesthesia Nurses

Oklahoma City, OK

November 4, 2000

 

Herbal Medication Interactions of Interest to the Anesthetist

Anesthesia Considerations for Pregnant Patients Undergoing Non­

Obstetrical Operative Procedures

29th Annual Refresher Course for Nurse Anesthetists

Frank Moya Associates Continuing Education Program, Inc.

Orlando, FL

November 11‑12, 2000

 

20 hour Pharmacology Presentation (A/FAC 20B)

Harbor/UCLA Nurse Practitioner Program,

Los Angeles, Ca., May 5-16, 2003.

 

Introduction to Molecular Genetics

Guest Speaker, BSN Completion Students, Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach, CA.

Sept.29, 2003.

 

The Potential Role of Genetic Information in Selection of Antidepressant Drugs

 International Society of Nurses in Genetics Annual Meeting

Los Angeles, CA ,November 3, 2003 

 

The Potential Role of Genetics in the Future Practice of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Southwest Regional Conference of the National Association of Pediatric Nurses and Practitioners

Palm Springs, CA

November 8, 2003

 

The Implications of the Human Genome Project for Nursing Practice.

Sigma Theta Tau/Department of Nursing, CSULB Research Symposium

Long Beach, CA

February 16, 2003     

 

Pediatric Pain Management at the 15th Annual Southwest Regional NAPNAP Conference, Cathedral City, CA, November, 2004

 

Pain Management: An Imperative of Optimal Care, Todd Cancer Institute, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center in conjunction with Memorial/UCI, May, 2005

 

Pulmonary Embolus Following Outpatient Surgery

Evidence Based Practice in Anesthesia

Pharmacogenetics and the Anesthetist

33rd. Annual Refresher Course for Nurse Anesthetists, Orlando, Florida, November, 2005.

 

 

 

 

Pain Management in Children and Adults

6 hours workshop for RN's and prescribing NP's in California

Academy Medical

San Diego, CA  May, 2006

Pasadena, CA   Jue 15, 2006

 

Moderate Sedation and the Nurse - The Basics

Legal Aspect and Controversies in Sedation

California Post Anesthesia Nurses Association Conference

Newport Beach, CA

October, 27, 2006

 

National Presentations and Workshops:

 

Preoperative Endocrine System Assessment

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Scientific Session Detroit, Michigan, 1978.

 

Pharmacology and Drug Interactions presented with Sandra Maree, CRNA, MEd for the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Continuing Education Committee Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, 1979.

 

Narcotic Reversal

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Scientific Session, Saint Louis, Missouri, 1981

 

Management by Objectives

Staff Development and Continuing Education

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Annual Scientific Session, Phoenix, Arizona, 1982

 

Cimetidine

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Scientific Session, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1983

 

Low Flow‑Closed System Anesthesia Delivery

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Scientific Sessions, Anaheim, California, 1986

 

Anesthetic Considerations for Laser Surgery

Anesthetic Considerations for Lithotripsy

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1987

 

Competence Models ‑ From Theory to Reality

Assembly of School Faculty, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Meeting and

Scientific Sessions, Seattle, Washington, 1988

 

Drug Interactions and Anesthetic Agents: Prescriptions, Herbals, OTC, and Recreational

Cultural Considerations for Ethical Patient Management in the Perianesthesia Setting

American Society of Perianesthesia nurses 21st. National Conference

San Diego, CA, May, 2002

 

International Presentations and Workshops

 

Preassessment of the Patient with Liver Disease

Preassessment of the Patient with Renal Disease

Preassessment of the Drug Abuser

Northwest Anesthesia Seminars

Toronto, Canada, 1982

 

Cardiotonic and Antihypertensive Drug Interactions

Drug Abuse ‑ Patients and Professionals

Professional Seminars Consultant ‑ Study ‑ Lecture Tour of Anesthesia Care in Spain and North

Africa with Nancy Wittstock, CRNA, MS, 1983

 

Dynamics of Homeostasis: Complications and Legal Implications

Anesthesia Educational Associates

Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, 1984

 

Coordinator and Lecturer

University of Southern California 5th Annual Seminar for Nurse Anesthetists

Royal College of Surgeons, London, England, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England, 1985

 

Anesthetic Considerations for Laser Surgery

Anesthetic Considerations for the Patient Undergoing Lithotripsy

Machine Competence ‑ A Technique of Risk Management

Pulse Oximetry and End Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring

Clemson University Nurse Anesthetist Study Tour, Paradise Island, Bahamas, 1987

 

Anesthesia Care for Patients with Chronic Diseases of the Central Nervous System

Clemson University Fall Anesthesia Seminar

Jamaica/Mexico, 1990

 

Risk Management and Outcome Improvement in the Perioperative Period

Fourth World Congress of Nurse Anesthetists

Paris, France, 1994

 

Anesthesia Care for the Patient with Acute Intermittent Porphyria

Psychotropic Drug

Anesthesia for Outpatient Plastic Surge

Northwest Anesthesia Seminars

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 1997

 

Perioperative Considerations for Patients on Herbal Compounds

Connell Forum - International Invitational Plastic Surgery Meeting

Puerta Villarta, Mexico, 2001

 

Update on Perioperative Concerns about Herbal Medication Interactions

The Impact of the Human Genome Project on the Future of Medicine and Nursing

6th Annual Invitational Connell Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Symposium

Puerta Villarta, Mexico, 2002

 

Recent Continuing Education Activities

 

Current Issues in Primary Care (Primed)

Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA

April 4-5, 2003

May 14-16, 2004

 

4th Annual Women's Health Forum

Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA

March 12-14, 2004

 

Psychiatric Genetics : Current Findings and Implications

Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard University

Boston, MA

September 18, 2004

 

Genetic Analysis of Complex Human Diseases

Duke University, Durham, N.C.

April 5-8, 2004

 

Pharmacogenetics  Symposium

American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Scientific Sessions

Las Vegas, NV

Oct. 26, 2004

 

North American Women's Healthcare Forum, May 6-7, 2005, Anaheim, CA (30 CEU)

 

Genetics in Primary Care. Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA, September,23-26, 2005 (26 CEUs)

 

North American Women's Healthcare Forum, March 17-19, 2006, Anaheim, CA (30 CEU)

 

Current Clinical Issues in Primary Care at Pri-Med West, April 21-22, 2006, Anaheim, CA (14 hrs)

 

Genetics Basis of Adult Medicine. Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA, October 6-8, 2006 (26 CEUs)

 

North American Women's Healthcare Forum, May, 2006, Anaheim, CA (30 CEU)

 

Genetics in Primary Care. Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA, October, 2006 (26 CEUs)

 

Current Clinical Issues in Primary Care at Pri-Med West, March, 2007, Anaheim, CA (14 hrs)

Genetics in Primary Care. Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA, October, 2007 (26 CEUs)

 

American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA., October, 2007 (18 CEUs)

 

One Origin, One Race, One Earth Conference, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, November, 2007 (24 CEUs)

 

 

 

EDITORIAL BOARDS:

 

Anesthetist Update Series , Continuing Professional Education Center, Inc., Princeton, New Jersey

Member, 1981‑1983

Chairman and Editor‑in‑Chief, 1984‑1986

 

The Monitor: Legal Newsletter for Nurse Anesthetists,, M. 0. Publishers, Irvine, California

Consulting Editor, 1982‑1983

 

CRNA: The Clinical Forum for Nurse Anesthetists,, W.B. Saunders Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,

Board Member, 1991‑1995.

 

Anesthesia Today , CoMed Publishers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Board Member, 1988‑1994

Editor‑In‑Chief, 1994‑2007

 

OB Malpractice Newsletter,

Board Member, 1994 ‑ 2002

 

Current Reviews for Postanesthesia Nurses

Board Member, 1996‑ 2004

 

Current Reviews for Nurse Anesthetists

Board Member, 1996- present

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, MEMBERSHIPS, COMMITTEES AND OFFICES HELD:

 

American Society of Human Genetics, member, 2007

 

International Society of Nurses in Genetics,member,  2002 - present

            Chairman, Membership Committee, 2003

 

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 1973 ‑ present

            Continuing Education Subcommittee, 1977

            Continuing Education Committee, 1978

                        Chairman, 1979

            American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Continuing Education Committee

            Representative to the Council on Nurse Anesthesia Practice, 1978

            American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Continuing Education Committee

            Representative to the Council on the Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists, 1979

 

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists/American Society of Anesthesiologists

            Liaison Committee, 1981,1982

 

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Subcommittee of the Education Committee on Pharmacology Curriculum Development, 1983

 

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Media Training, New York, 1983

Public Education Media Tour, Phoenix, Arizona, 1984

 

Editorial Board, Journal of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 1983,1986­

            1987

 

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Ad Hoc Committee on Competency Model

            Development, 1985‑1989

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Education Committee, 1987‑1988

 

Director, Region 7, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 1988‑1989

 

Treasurer, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 1991‑1992

 

President‑Elect, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 1992‑1993

 

President, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 1993‑1994

 

Research and Education Foundation Member, 1993 ‑1994

 

Anesthesia Plus Insurance Company, Park Ridge, Ill

Board Member, 1992, 1995

 

 

North Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 1973 ‑ 1977, 1984 ‑ 1987

Trustee, 1975‑1977

Chairman, Education Committee, 1975‑1976

Member, Education Committee, 1976‑ 1977

North Carolina Representative on Continuing Education to the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 1976 ‑ 1977

 

Educational District #2, Triad Anesthesia Group, 1973 ‑ 1977

 

Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1977‑1978

Continuing Education Consultant, 1978

 

Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 1987‑1991

 

California Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 1979 ‑ 1984, 1991 ‑ present

Trustee, 1983‑1984

Education Committee, Chairman, 1983,1984

 

North Carolina Baptist Hospital School of Anesthesia Alumni Association, 1973 ‑ present

Secretary ‑Treasurer, 1974‑1975

Vice‑Chairman, 1975‑1977

Chairman, 1977‑1978

Publications Committee, 1974‑1977

 

North Carolina Baptist.Hospital Anesthesia Program for Nurses

Faculty Evaluation Committee, 1975

Curriculum, Philosophy, and Objectives Committee, 1975 - 1977

Obstetrical Affiliation Committee, 1977

Clinical Objectives and Evaluation Committee, Chairman, 1977

 

Program in Nurse Anesthesia, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Curriculum Review Committee, 1978

Admissions Committee, 1979

 

Kaiser Permanente School of Nurse Anesthesia, Pasadena, California

Curriculum Committee, 1979‑1984

Admissions Committee, 1979‑1984

Admissions Committee, 1991‑1996

 

Department of Nursing, California State University, Long Beach

EPPC Committee, 1997‑2001, 1999 Co-Chairman

Comprehensive Examination Committee,

Anesthesia Specialty Subcommittee Chairman, 1997‑1999

Role/Theory Subcommittee, 2000-2001; Chairperson, 2001-2002

Graduate Nursing Financial Aid Committee (Traineeship),1997-2000, Chairman, 1997‑1998

Research Committee, Chairperson, 2001-2002, 2002-2003

Student Affairs Committee, 2004-2005, 2005-2006

Research Committee, 2006-2007

RTP Committee, 2007-2008

 

College of Health and Human Services

            Faculty Council, Member , 2001-2003

            Faculty Council, Vice Chairman, 2002-2003

            College Secretary, 2006

            Technology Committee, Co-Chairman, 2005-2006; member, 2006-2007

 

University

            Curriculum and Educational Policies Council, Member, 2005-2006

 

AWARDS/GRANTS:

 

Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society, California State University, Long Beach, California, 1981‑present

 

Sigma Theta Tau Member, Iota Eta Chapter, California State University/ Long Beach, 1993 ‑present

 

North Carolina Baptist Hospital Program in Nurse Anesthesia Alumni Association/Bowman Gray School of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award, 1984

 

Grant as an Excellence Fellow First Year Doctoral Student, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1985‑1986 (One of only 9 awarded)

 

Burroughs Wellcome/AANA Education and Research Foundation

            Fellow, 1989,1990

            Research Scholar, 1993

 

Selected for participation in National Human Genome Research Institute's 2002 Current Topics in Genetic Research (August 14-28, 2002)

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Summer Genetics Institute, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 2003

 

People to People Study Tour to the People's Republic of China with ISONG delegation, June-July, 2005.

 

Scholarly and Creative Activities Summer Stipend Award for completion of meta-analysis of available research studies on genetic based differences in response to long-term use of bronchodilators in children with asthma. ($4500, 2006)

 

CIRM Seed Grant Research Proposal submitted with Dr. M. Myers (P.I.), October, 2006

($400,000)

 

Recipient, California State University Outstanding Teaching Award, 2008, Long Beach, California

 

FEDERAL TESTIMONY/ FEDERAL GRANTS:

 

Testimony presented on behalf of Federal Appropriation of Educational Funds for Nurse Anesthetists to U.S. Congressional Appropriations Committee(Chaired by Congressman Natcher‑KY) Washington, D.C. May, 1992

 

Testimony presented on Health Care Reform and Medicare Payment, for the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists to the Physician Payment Review Commission appointed by the U.S. Congress, 1994.

 

Nurse Anesthesia Traineeship Grant for Manley Cummins School of Nurse Anesthesia, Dothan, Alabama, Awarded and funded 1987‑1990 ($15,000)

 

Nurse Anesthesia Faculty Development Grant, Awarded and funded, 1988, 1989 ($18,000)

 

Nurse Anesthesia Traineeship Grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded and funded in 1998 ( $11,800) and 1999 ($13,600)

 

OTHER SPEAKING ACTIVITIES:

 

Graduation Speaker, Richland Memorial Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia, Columbia, South Carolina, August, 1990

 

Graduation Speaker, Manley Cummins School of Nurse Anesthesia, Dothan, Alabama, August, 1992

 

Graduation Speaker, Kaiser Permanente School of Nurse Anesthesia/Califomia State University, Long Beach, 1994

 

Graduation Speaker, University of California/Los Angeles Program in Nurse Anesthesia, 1994

 

Graduation Speaker, Southern Illinois University Program in Nurse Anesthesia, 1995

 

CONSULTING EXPERIENCE/OTHER CREATIVE AND COMMUNITY ENDEAVORS:

 

Raleigh School of Nurse Anesthesia, Raleigh, N.C. Preaccreditational Feasibility Project July 1989 ‑ February, 1990 ( Included evaluation of resources, curricular development, university liaison, administrative policy and procedure development, budget analysis and planning, preparation of appropriate documentation and participation in on‑site pre‑accreditation visit by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs/Schools

 

Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, Spartanburg, South Carolina Departmental Stability Review and Analysis of Readiness for Preaccreditational feasibility Project June, 1990

 

Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Ill. Nurse Anesthesia Program Transition to Masters Degree Program ‑ Discussions on Masters level Research, September, 1993.

 

Acted as co‑coordinator with Alice Takahashi, RN, MSN in the development, and cooperative presentation by the Nursing Department at California State University, Long Beach and the California Board of Registered Nursing of a workshop for advanced practice nurses in October, 1998. Over 600 advanced practice nurses attended.

 

Member of three graduate thesis committees within the Nursing Department, California State University, Long Beach, 1997‑1998

 

Member of seven graduate thesis committees within the Nursing Department, California State University, Long Beach, CA, 1998-1999.

 

Member of four graduate thesis committeees within the Nursing Department, California State University, Long Beach, CA, 1999-2000.     

 

During AANA presidency developed and implemented the Young Writer's Workshop, 1994

 

Eucharistic Minister to the Sick, St. Catherine's Catholic Church, Laguna Beach, Ca., 1998 to 2003.

 

Board Member, California Family Life Center, Hemet, CA, 2000-2005

 

Board Member, National Charities Foundation, Pennsylvaia Furnace, Pennslyvania  1995-present