Advanced USGRA Cadaveric Workshop


  • Sunday, May 7, 2017; 8am – 5pm
  • A block of previously reserved seats opened up and are now available
  • Space is limited
  • Cost — $300, MTSA alum and clinical proctors — $275
  • Eight (8) Hour Workshop
  • Approved by AANA for eight (8) hour Class A CE credits (Course ID; 1034539)


Cadavers will be utilized for needling, ultrasound instruction, administration of block medium, and catheter insertions. Workshop content will consist of both lecture and hands-on demonstration and instruction.

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The following blocks will be taught and demonstrated: fascia iliaca compartmental block, adductor canal approach to the saphenous nerve, obturator nerve block, lateral femoral cutaneous nerve block, quadratus lumborum, and the paravertebral nerve block.

Anatomists from a local university (trained as PhDs and DPTs) will be performing the dissection and instruction of the anatomy related specifically to regional anesthesia. These highly skilled anatomists understand the needs of CRNAs for advanced surgical pain management and will reveal and dissect exactly what is needed for this specialized approach.

Faculty for the daylong workshop includes Bill Johnson, DNAP, CRNA, Director of the Acute Surgical Pain Management Fellowship at Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia, with other faculty including Patrick Moss, DNAP, CRNA; Stace D. Dollar, MS, CRNA; and John M. Edwards III, MS, CRNA.

For more information, contact Bill Johnson at (615) 732-7846 or

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