OUR CURRICULUM

REGIONAL ANESTHESIA

Maverick Medical Education offers the only nerve block CE course with high-fidelity pulsatile cadaver training, allowing students to actually perform all blocks taught.

ESSENTIALS

This course consists of online interactive pre-learning modules followed by a hands-on proficiency lab that offers 16 full hours of probe time. Completion of our online course and proficiency lab awards 30 Class-A continuing education credits.

ADVANCED

Designed for students already familiar with ultrasound-guided nerve blocks, the Advanced course  adds six additional blocks to your regional anesthesia training and earns students 26 Class-A continuing education credits.

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POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND

The ultrasound probe is the stethoscope of the future. This course teaches CRNAs, nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants, and other allied health professionals the crucial skill of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) as an assessment tool.

 

After completing our Sonosim-designed pre-learning modules and hands-on proficiency lab, you’ll be able to make faster and more accurate diagnoses, improve outcomes, and send home happier and healthier patients.

 

Topics:*

    ▶ Basic Cardiac & Pulmonary

    ▶ eFAST

    ▶ Venous Access

    ▶ Gastric Content

*Not all topics are covered in every course .  Check specific course dates for topics offered.

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CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT

This series of courses trains CRNAs in advanced chronic pain management. The knowledge and training these courses offer will help CRNAs and the greater healthcare community fight the opioid crisis with healthier, more effective pain management techniques.

 

Course I covers spinal pathology and lower back interventions. Course II builds on this with ablations, cryoneurolysis, and more challenging interventions. Finally, Course III develops the use of ultrasound to target specific nerves, using steroids and anesthetics to calm nerves, and the business aspect of chronic pain management.

 

Course I & II meet the requirements for a cadaver course for the TCU Nonsurgical Pain Fellowship.

 

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UPCOMING COURSES

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WHY MAVERICK?

Maverick Medical Education

MEET THE MAVERICKS

Take medical training seriously.

Use the latest and greatest medical technology.

Value our students and keep our patients healthy.

These values motivated three seasoned CRNAs — David Gaskin, Dan Nash, and the late Hank Dougherty — to create Maverick Medical Education. Maverick wields the latest technology and proven experiential learning techniques to turn our students into experts on regional nerve blocks and ultrasound applications at the point of care.

DAVID GASKIN CRNA MHS

David has two decades of experience in professional anesthesia. Along with fellow Maverick Dan Nash, David served as a coordinator for Texas Wesleyan University's anesthesia program. He earned a BS in Nursing from Texas Christian University in 1993 and a MS in Health Sciences from Texas Wesleyan in 1998.  He currently serves as an officer in the U.S.  Army Reserves.

DAN NASH CRNA DNAP

Dan has over two decades of experience in professional anesthesia.  In addition to developing a post-op pain management program with fellow Maverick David Gaskin, Dan has worked in both small CRNA and large ACT organizations. He earned his MS in Health Sciences (1994) and DNAP (2012) from Texas Wesleyan. He currently works at the St. Anthony Bone & Joint Hospital in Oklahoma City.

DENA GASKIN DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Dena has spent twenty-five years in business management, including a role as Director of Operations for the Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce. She has extensive experience in medical practice management, human resources, and accounting. She earned a BBA from Texas A&M University in 2008 and an AA in Accounting from Trinity Valley Community College in 1986.

EMMA WESTBROOK ADMIN ASSISTANT

Emma Westbrook has worked in healthcare for over a decade, serving as an anesthesia technician and more recently working in dialysis. She has extensive experience in healthcare market research, executive administration, and social media management.

ELISA B. McNEILL PHD CHES

Dr. McNeill currently serves as a Clinical Associate Professor of Pedagogy in the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Texas A&M University.  She co-authored the textbook Health Education: Creating Strategies for School and Community Health and speaks at national and international conferences about improving learning outcomes through evidence-based teaching methodologies.

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10592 County Road 175 // Iola, TX 77861