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CEUs to Last 4-Years,
Memories to Last 4-Ever!

Turks and Caicos

Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa

November 4 - 8, 2019

Safe travels, everyone! See you in "heaven"!


Welcome to EA4CRNAs Winter Get-Away!

You are cordially invited to join us as our special guest in this tropical paradise!

Fun and fabulous experiences on what Traveler Magazine calls the "best beaches in the world"!

CEUs from lectures by prominent nurse anesthesia leaders

Limited registration and limited accommodations!

Register early! This meeting will sell-out.

Seminar Overview

  • Up to 20 credit hours can be achieved
  • NBCRNA / CPC Core Module and/or Daily Practice Relevancy
  • This seminar is aligned with the AANA Class A CE Credits requirements
  • It is also approved for 20.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 2.25 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • An optional pre-seminar (Sunday) BLS ACLS PALS course for attendees held in conjunction with our partners at Med-Ed. AHA accredited. Class B credits eligible

The Sandals Adventure

Make sure to explore the resort website and look at the rooms and views. They’re breath-taking. Click here to go there.

If you're looking for the most comprehensive all-inclusive family vacation on a resort that offers every imaginable amenity and the Caribbean's largest water theme park Beaches Turks & Caicos is for you.

Seminar Details

Location: Providenciales, Turks & Caicos
Expected Weather: From November to May the average temperature is 80° to 84°F (27°-29°C)r
Dates: Nov 4-8, 2019
AANA Class A CE Credits: 20
AANP Credits: 20
Spaces Available: 55
Full Seminar Price (all four days): $800
Daily Seminar Price (if you wish to attend some, not all, of the four days): $225
*An optional pre-seminar (Sunday) BLS ACLS PALS course for attendees held in conjunction with our partners at Med-Ed. AHA accredited. Class B credits eligible


Included as part of your stay:

    • All meals, anytime snacks and fine dining
    • Scuba diving (if certified)*
    • Sailing, water skiing, snorkeling & more
    • Land sports
    • Luxurious accommodations
    • Wi-Fi at in all public areas and all room categories
    • Kids Camp with Certified nannies
    • Airport transfers
    • Premium Spirits
    • Exchange privileges
    • All tips, gratuities and hotel taxes
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Trevor Hackman MD, FACS - Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Trevor Hackman is Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill where he specializes in difficult airway management, complex head and neck oncologic resections and reconstruction, and transoral oral surgery for cancer and sleep apnea.

Following his residency at the University of Pittsburgh in 2008, Dr. Hackman obtained fellowship training in advanced head and neck surgery and microvascular reconstruction at Washington University in St Louis.  Following fellowship, he joined faculty at the University of North Carolina in 2009.

Dr. Hackman has become a regionally and nationally recognized expert in transoral robotic and laser surgery for head and neck cancer.   He lectures across the country about surgical airway management of cancer, and is the director of the advanced head and neck surgery fellowship at the University of North Carolina.

When he is not caring for the patients of the Tarheel state, Dr. Hackman is busy running his “kid Uber service” for his childrens' various sporting events. He enjoys spending time outdoors hiking and camping with his wife, Kimberley, and their three children: Kiersten (13), Lance (11) and Brooke (9), and traveling the world.

Larry G. Hornsby, CRNA

Larry G. Hornsby, CRNA is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Diversified Professionals, Inc., a CRNA-owned business located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. providing anesthesia services to rural hospitals, ASCs, and office based practices. He also serves as President for Lower Alabama Continuing Education Seminars, Inc., (LACES), a continuing education seminar service exclusively for CRNAs.

He lectures frequently about the business of anesthesia. In 2013, Mr. Hornsby was selected to receive the Agatha Hodgins Award for Outstanding Accomplishment from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.

Mr. Hornsby received his nurse anesthesia and nursing education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Birmingham, Alabama and currently resides in Moody, Alabama with his wife of 36 years and has two adult children, Laura Wesley a successful business entrepreneur and Drew, a CRNA practicing in Birmingham, Alabama.


Larry Hornsby

Lynn Macksey, RN, MSN, CRNA

After working in different ICU environments for 23 years, Lynn moved from Orlando, FL to Pittsburgh, PA with a 10 year-old daughter and a 12 year-old son, and a very stunned husband to attend the University of Pittsburgh Nurse Anesthesia Program.  Graduating in 2005, she and her family moved to Raleigh, NC where she worked for seven years on the call-team at Wake Med Raleigh.

While working full-time, she also wrote three AANA Journal articles and four books, including two Pocket Guides, a Surgical Procedures and Anesthetic Implications textbook, and is a co-author of a board review book. She was awarded first place in the 2017 AJN (American Journal of Nursing) Book of the Year Awards in the Critical Care/Emergency Nursing category.

Lynn has worked at UNC for five-and-a-half years.  Her daughter is now 26 and her son 28 – which is amazing as Lynn says she is " . . . only 29 years old."  She lives in Holly Springs with her husband Keith, four cats, and a rescue dog named Toby.

Robert Matthews CRNA, PhD

After earning his Masters in Nursing Anesthesia from the University of New England in 2001, Robert Matthews began his practice at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Robert completed his Doctorate of Philosophy from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2011. Dr. Matthews has served as the State Reimbursement Specialist for North Carolina and is a researcher for the AANA Foundations Closed Claims Death and Airway research team. Currently, Dr. Matthews splits his time between the OR and the Office of Human Research Ethics as a Chair for the UNC Institutional Review Board.


Kenneth Taylor, CRNA, MSN, DNP

Dr. Taylor has experience providing anesthesia at Alabama’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center.  He is a staff anesthetist at UAB Highlands Hospital where he serves on multiple committees championing Advanced Practice Providers. He is active with student nurse anesthetists and Oral Maxillofacial surgery residents, serving as their resource manager while they complete rotations.

Ken has produced digital continuing education content and published multiple Anesthesia Abstracts, delivering over 30 CRNA Webinars.  His primary anesthetic passions are neuraxial anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia and optimizing perioperative general anesthetic care.

Ken is proudly married for ten-plus years to his beautiful wife, Staci. They have two children with plans to also foster.  Dr. Taylor’s hobbies consist of reading, carpentry, involvement at Church of the Highlands, and competing as an Ironman triathlete and marathoner.

Katherine B. Cooper, CRNA

Katie Cooper, MS, CRNA, APRN. Katie currently works as a nurse anesthesiologist for surgery centers and medical offices in Tennessee. She is the owner of Med-Ed, LLC, an American Heart Association (AHA) accredited company dedicated to providing professional and engaging life-saving instruction for health care professionals.

Cooper, Katie
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