Who Should Attend:

This conference is intended for Anesthesia Technicians and Anesthesia Technician Students.

Educational Objectives:

To update Anesthesia Technicians on skills and processes within the OR environment.

Accreditation / Credit Designation:

Approved ASATT 12 Category I and 1 Category II credits

Agendas are subject to change because we are always striving to improve the quality of your educational experience. The University of Michigan may substitute faculty with comparable expertise on rare occasions necessitated by illness, scheduling conflicts, and such.
Photographing, audiotaping, and videotaping are strictly prohibited.


A course evaluation form will provide participants with the opportunity to comment on the value of the program content and whether it was applicable to their practice. We consider this to be a tool that will help us make our future conferences more valuable to our participants.

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Offering 12 Category I and 1 Category II ASATT Approved CME’s

(CME’s Includes Workshop. Space is limited. Once full, there will be an option to place your name on a waitlist. If you are not accredited through ASATT, you must seek approval from your association.)

You MUST stay until the end to receive credit for everything.

April 21st Registration to begin at 4pm.
April 22nd Registration to begin at 6am. Lectures start at 7am sharp.


Early Bird - February 10th - March 10th, 2017 $250
Advanced - March 11th - April 10th, 2017 $250
Standard - April 11th - April 19th, 2017 $275

Group Discounts 5 people + $200 per person
Student Discounts - $175 per person.
Saturday Credits only: $200
  Credit Split:
    Friday Credits: 3 credits ( 3 Category I )
    Saturday Credits: 10 credits ( 9 Category I + 1 Category II )
UM Mott Anesthesia Technicians - $175 per person

Walk-ins are welcome on day of conference at full price $300

Refund Policy:

Full refund will be granted up to April 14th, 2017. No refunds will be granted thereafter.


U of M Stadium “The Big House” (Friday night)
Danto Auditorium and UH Simulation Center (Saturday)
subject to change


Sheraton Hotel
3200 Boardwalk Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
888-627-7098 or
On or Before March 22, 2017
20 rooms blocked

Rate: Traditional King
Single - $149
Double - $159
Kensington Hotel
3500 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
(734) 761-7800 or 1-800-344-7829
On or Before March 21, 2017
30 rooms blocked

Rate: $149


Christopher Sonnenday, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Vijay Tarnal, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

Robert Fraumann, MD
Clinical Lecturer in Anesthesiology

Bradly Phillips, MSN, CRNA
Assistant Chief Anesthetist

Melissa Byrne, MD
Instructor in Anesthesiology

Nick Montanaro, MSN, CRNA
Nurse Anesthetist

Dr. Lauryn Rochlen, MD
Assistant Professor

Shannon Mitchell, MSN, CRNA
Education Coordinator

Survival Flight


★ Resuscitation
★ Flight Operations
★ Central Access (e.g. IO, IV)
★ Massive Hemorrhage (e.g. Cell Saver, Belmont)
★ Cricothyrotomy / Airway
★ Airway on a patient with C-Spine injury

Programs and Course Directors:

Nikki Vladimerou
Administrative Assistant Intermediate

Bre Svihra, Cer.AT
Associate Supervisor

Joseph Brooks, Cer.AT
Education Coordinator

Alan Gardner, Cer.AT
Associate Supervisor

UMM Coordinators:

Sheila Kellogg, MS, CRNA - Chief Nurse Anesthetist
Michelle Hill, MSN - Allied Health Service Manager
Margo Douthat - Financial Senior Manager
Joseph Brooks, Cer.AT - Education Coordinator
Alan Gardner, Cer.AT - Associate Supervisor
Adam Horne, Cer.ATT - Associate Supervisor
Bre Svihra, Cer.AT - Associate Supervisor
Mary Perva, Cer.AT - Anesthesia Technician II
Ellie Stoffer, Cer.At- Anesthesia Technician II
Colleen Kretzschmer - Anesthesia Technician II
Ellie Stanley - Administrative Assistant Intermediate
Nikki Vladimerou - Administrative Assistant Intermediate
Mikele Garrett - Application Programmer / Analyst