Spring Escape CRNA Conference in the Florida Keys

We have created a well rounded agenda with a phenomenal speaking panel for you. Our speakers are not only well-versed in current evidence based anesthesia practice, but we thought outside the box on this one. We sought out experts in both mental health and medical law to assist you in strengthening your anesthesia practice from every aspect.

Join us for our Spring CRNA conference, we promise not to disappoint!

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 20.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1041329; Expiration Date 3/10/2022.

AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to 4.75 CE Credits in pharmacology/therapeutics.

Early registration ends Dec 31, 2021 for the Spring escape CRNA conference


Registered conference participants will have access to our significantly discounted block rates starting at just $299 per night at Hawks Cay Resort in Duck Key Florida. See room types and rates below. Block rooms are available Sunday 3/6/22 through Thursday 3/10/22 departure. Block rates are only guaranteed until 2/2/22 or until sold out. The block registration link will be released to registered participants upon registration. We will make every attempt to update this page in real time regarding block status/availability. UPDATE 1/11/22 OUR BLOCK IS SOLD OUT.


  • Hawks Cay Guestroom – 2 Queens $299 SOLD OUT 1/11/22
  • Hawks Cay Guestroom – 1 King $299 SOLD OUT 12/24/21
  • Water view Guestroom – 2 Queens $359 SOLD OUT 1/11/22
  • Water view Guestroom- 1 King $359 SOLD OUT 12/24/21
  • Sunset Village Villa – 2 BR Townhouse $399 SOLD OUT 12/24/21

In addition to room rate the participants will be responsible for the resort fee. We have negotiated a reduced rate of $30 per night for conference participants. Resort fees offer access to self-parking, WiFi, health club, tram transportation, Coral Club, unlimited use of the putting course, sports field, hard and clay tennis facilities, as well as unlimited kayak and paddle board use in the Saltwater Lagoon. Room block rate excludes state and county taxes.

Our Speaking Panel

LTC Peter Strube DNAP, MBA, CRNA

Assistant Professor Rosalind Franklin University

Instructional Academic Staff, Clinical Instructor University of Wisconsin, OshKosh

He has authored several professional articles and training programs, and speaks professionally both nationally and internationally. He is an editor and reviewer for anesthesia articles and papers. He has been elected to serve on the state association board and two AANA national committees. He has served his community as a member of the Mount Horeb Board of Education and is a Commissioner on the Dane County Ethics Board and is a court appointed mentor for veterans in crisis.

We are grateful to have Dr Strubes’ continued contribution to our conference panel. Thank you Peter!

Mark Haffey MSN, CRNA, APN

Staff Anesthetist, Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center

Program Committee Chair, South Dakota Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Mark is well known and respected for both his clinical knowledge and advocacy for the profession of nurse anesthesia. His accomplishments and consistent dedication on both the state and national organization levels are something most CRNAs wish to emulate. We are excited to welcome him to our team!

Eric Bowles MBA, CRNA

Owner, West Ridge Anesthesia

With a broad range of experience at both academic and community hospitals, and numerous private surgery centers, Eric has witnessed first hand how the business of anesthesia influences a CRNAs practice.  For the past three years, Eric has operated West Ridge Anesthesia, which provides full time anesthesia coverage to four multispeciality ASCs in Los Angeles. Welcome to our team Eric!

Katherine Bowles RN, JD

Healthcare Attorney, Nelson Hardiman LLP

Katherine draws on her experiences as a Registered Nurse to bring deep industry knowledge to her health care practice. Focusing on the areas of medicare fraud and abuse, stark anti-kickback, false claims act, and business litigation. Katherine routinely represents anesthesia providers including CRNAs in hospital and surgical centers throughout the US. Welcome Katerine!

Rebecca Sullivan DNAP, CRNA

Founder/Program Director, Summit Anesthesia Seminars

Staff CRNA/Anesthesia Dept Coordinator, Excela Health System

Adjunct Professor & Mentor, St Vincent College/Excela Health School of Anesthesia DNAP program

Becki is a full time practicing CRNA who established SAS in the hopes of providing Core Modules and CE to fellow CRNAs in a cost and time efficient way.

She is active in the Advance Practice Provider Council at her facility, is the Educational Coordinator for her Excela Anesthesia Department, Committee Chair for Boy Scout Troop 461 Smithton, PA and is a preceptor and creator of the Excela School of Nurse Anesthesia SRNA Scholarship. She has spoken for multiple state association conferences, and has been published in the AANA Journal.

As the founder expect to meet Becki at all our our conferences. Take a minute and say hello, she loves to connect with other CRNAs!

Tracy Traut MS, LCAC

Program Director, Indiana Professionals Recovery Program

Tracy has worked in the field of mental health and addiction since 2007. She has extensive experience in treating individuals with substance use disorders, trauma, and PTSD. We are honored to have her on our panel, welcome Tracy!

Registration is open! Join us in Duck Key or virtually!