MTSA & Baxter Provide CECs


MTSA faculty including John Shields (‘85/’05) CRNA, MS and Lewis McCarver (‘85/’07) CRNA, DNP will be the featured presenters at a continuing education lecture series in Nashville this November, announced Jim Closser, Vice President for Advancement & Alumni.  This lecture series is made possible by a financial grant from Baxter Healthcare Corporation.  The series will be held at well-known Nashville eateries including The Tin Angel and Maggianos of Little Italy

Session I

Presenter:  John Shields (‘85/’05) CRNA, MS

Date:  November 6, 2012

Topic:  “Anesthetic Considerations in Obese Patients Undergoing General Anesthesia.”

Location:  The Tin Angel

Capacity: Limited to 25 participants


Session II

Presenter:  Lewis McCarver (‘85/’07) CRNA, DPN

Date:  November 15, 2012

Topic:  "What really killed John Ritter? Esmolol for Treatment of Left Ventricular Ejection Velocity in Aortic Dissection."

Location:  Maggianos of Little Italy

Capacity:  Limited to 50 participants


There will be two (2) hours of CEC credit possible for each session.  Registrants are asked to register for only one of the two sessions to be presented.  RSVPs are required.  To make your reservation, please call the MTSA Advancement & Alumni Office at (615) 732-7665 or email  There are a limited number of participant slots available.  Please only RSVP if you are certain to attend.  Your thoughtful consideration and help with this very much appreciated.

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