2024 NANA Spring Conference (Registration Now Open!)

2024 NANA Spring Conference - April 27-28, Clarkson College, Omaha, NE
NANA PAC Fundraiser & Social Event - Saturday, April 27, from 6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. at bob & willie's wonderbowl, Omaha, NE

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology for 12.75 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1044265; Expiration Date 4/28/2024.

AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to 1.00 CE Credits in pharmacology/therapeutics.

Thank you to the NANA 2024 Spring Conference Sponsors and Exhibitors:


Benefit Management

  • Benefit Management
    Whether you're starting a family, building a business, or planning for your retirement, we can help chart a course to help you navigate through the changes in the economy or your own circumstances to reach your goals. Benefit Management offers a full line of quality products and services to help our clients accumulate wealth and achieve financial security.

  • CHI Health | Creighton University School of Medicine

    Creighton University School of Medicine has been dedicated to forming medical students in the Catholic, Jesuit tradition- mind, body and soul- for more than 130 years. Cura personalis, “care for the whole person,” is at the heart of not only how we form future physicians, but also how Creighton physicians serve patients.

  • Kearney Anesthesia Associates, P.C.
    Kearney Anesthesia Associates, P.C (KAA) is located in Kearney, Nebraska. It’s members consist of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs).  KAA has been dedicated to the people of central Nebraska and also to those who have needed care while visiting the region. Our services include, but are not limited to, general, monitored anesthesia care (MAC), obstetric, and regional anesthesia. At the present time KAA has a team of 13 CRNAs. We are honored and proud to continue serving the area since 1985


  • Legally Mine
    Legally Mine is the largest, most respected, experienced, and comprehensive lawsuit protection company in America. We provide specialized consulting, packages and tools to help businesses and practices manage risk. Today, the average business faces an average of five lawsuits in its lifetime; meaning that lawsuit prevention and protection are essential topics for every business owner. To protect against this inevitability–and the loss, injury, disadvantage, or destruction associated with it–professionals must be proactive in their approach to lawsuit protection; becoming smarter, safer, and, ultimately, more resilient.

  • Mary Lanning Healthcare is in its 100th year of providing quality healthcare for residents of the central Nebraska area. We continue to grow and expand, working to provide patient-centered care in a positive environment, while implementing some of the newest technologies available. In addition, the recent Century Project construction propelled your hospital into the future. The project is just another example of how Mary Lanning Healthcare strives to provide the best care possible for central Nebraska now and into the future.

  • With more than 95,000 people across 150 countries, we innovate solutions that treat 70-plus health conditions, from Parkinson’s to diabetes. And while our healthcare technologies transform the lives of two people every second, expect more from us. In everything we do, we are engineering the extraordinary. Six powerful words have inspired us to do the extraordinary for 60 years and counting: Alleviate pain. Restore health. Extend life.

  • For more than 130 years, we have brought hope to humanity through the development of important medicines and vaccines. We aspire to be the premier research-intensive biopharmaceutical company in the world — and today, we are at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions that advance the prevention and treatment of diseases in people and animals. We foster a diverse and inclusive global workforce and operate responsibly every day to enable a safe, sustainable and healthy future for all people and communities.

  • Mindray

    Mindray, founded in 1991, is a leading global developer, manufacturer, and supplier of medical devices whose mission is to deliver high-quality, richly featured medical products making healthcare more accessible and affordable around the world. Mindray provides solutions in three core businesses: Patient Monitoring and Life Support, Medical Imaging, and In-Vitro Diagnostics. Mindray is the third-largest player in the North American and global patient monitoring markets, and the third largest supplier of anesthesia systems. Mindray acquired ultrasound technology leader Zonare Medical Systems, which is dedicated to ultrasound excellence through its next generation, software-based ZONE Sonography® Technology.

  • Nebraska Medicine and our research and education partner, the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), share the same mission: to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care. Nebraska Medical Center is the state’s largest hospital and for several consecutive years has been awarded best in state by U.S. News & World Report, listed as one of the 100 greatest hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review and included in Forbes best in state employers.

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  • As an Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC), our efficient medical model provides for a wide variety of outpatient services for both children and adults designed to ensure patients get in, get out, and get on with their lives. Our outpatient services include general and specialty procedures ranging from ear, nose, and throat, to gynecological, oral surgery, podiatry, orthopedic, and other general surgeries and procedures.

    North Platte Surgery Center Digital Ad:

  • Northern Colorado Anesthesia Professionals is a local, physician-owned medical practice that has distinguished itself since 1998 by providing high quality, personalized anesthesia care for its patients. We are a group of more than 100 highly trained anesthesiologists (MD/DO) and nurse anesthetists (CRNA) providing care in a variety of service areas (critical care, cardiac, obstetrics, trauma and acute pain) at trusted facilities, hospitals and surgical centers throughout the Rocky Mountain region.

Spring Conference Registrations and Attendee and Exhibitor Information

Click Here for the Spring Conference Attendee Registration Brochure / Click Here to Register Online

Click Here for the Spring Conference Exhibitor Registration Brochure / Click Here to Register Online as an Exhibitor

Reserve your room at Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel in the Blackstone District, 302 S. 36th Street, Omaha, NE, 68131. Discounted rate is $179 per night, plus any applicable state and municipal taxes, fees or assessments.

To reserve a room, click the following link, NANA Group Room Block Reservation Link or Call 1-800-546-7866 and reference the code “NAN”. The number of rooms are limited and the room block is available until Monday March 25, so book now.

The 2024 NANA Spring Conference will be held at Clarkson College April 27-28! This two day event will feature local, regional, and national speakers with presentations on a variety of topics, from the state of Nebraska's hospitals and history of nurse anesthetists to managing an anaphylaxis reaction and office based anesthesia. The conference begins Saturday morning and runs through 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

The event includes up to 12.75 CEs for sessions presented by speakers local, state and national professionals about the latest in opioid-free pain management, pediatric anesthesia, military anesthesia and the latest, best practices for nurse anesthetists.

The NANA Board of Directors will also provide an update on the latest in the industry, locally and nationally, during the NANA Business Meeting Saturday. All Nebraska CRNAs and SRNAs are encouraged to attend this meeting even if you are not registered for the conference.

NANA Members: Be sure to join the NANA PAC for its annual Fundraiser & Social Event at bob & willie's wonderbowl, 3724 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68131, to benefit the NANA PAC. The NANA PAC supports candidates and issues consistent with NANA's mission of supporting advanced practice nursing throughout Nebraska and empowering CRNAs across the state.

In 2024, the NANA PAC will be contributing to incumbent state senators and candidates who are vying for seats in the 25 odd-numbered legislative districts. Every contribution will enable the NANA PAC to get involved and make an impact on the composition of the Nebraska Legislature beginning with the 2025 session. 

If you are unable to join us in Omaha in April, you can still support NANA and the NANA PAC by purchasing Raffle Tickets for the NANA PAC fundraising event through the Attendee Registration link. Select “I am only attending the NANA PAC Event” and then select “I am unable to attend the Fundraiser & Social Event but would like to purchase Raffle Tickets to support NANA PAC.”

Questions? Please contact the NANA office: 402.476.3852 or [email protected]

Refund Policy

For written refund requests received at least seven (7) days prior to the event, refunds will be granted less 20% of the registration fee. Refunds will be issued following the event. Refund requests received less than 7 days preceding the event will be granted at the discretion of the Board. You may send a substitute in lieu of refund by informing the NANA office in writing at [email protected].