Goofy and Pluto at Yacht Club Entrance

Our most popular annual meeting returns to Walt Disney World this Fall.

Program Overview

Our conference includes up to 27 Class A CE with our signature NAFA programming of diverse and clinically-relevant content delivered by outstanding speakers. We always start and end the program early so there is plenty of time to enjoy the resort and parks.

Stay in the Magic

  • Walk to Disney's EPCOT or boat to Disney's Hollywood Studios right from Disney's Yacht Club Resort.
  • Take convenient complimentary Disney bus to Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom and Disney Springs from onsite bus stop.
  • Steps to Disney's Boardwalk entertainment district
  • Disney's Yacht Club Resort
    • Save with our exclusive group rate of $284 plus tax per night for travel from November 23 - December 14, 2024. Children 17 and younger stay free in an adult room with existing bedding.
    • Welcome to share rate and experience with family and friends, while space lasts.
      • Deadline for discounted room rate - October 23, 2024 or until the block is full
      • Reserve now before we sell out!
    • Make your reservations and purchase discount theme park tickets at mydisneygroup.com/nafanov2024.

Special Incentives

  • Register by February 27, 2024 for the full conference, and you are entered automatically to win a $100 Disney gift card, compliments of Soothing Scents.
  • All are welcome to join us for our NAFA VCU ‘Luminous’ Fireworks Dessert Reception at EPCOT! Meet us at the Terrace des Fleurs, nestled between the France Pavilion and the picturesque World Showcase Lagoon. The Luminous: The Symphony of Us fireworks show is all-new and includes fireworks, fountains, music and lights set to an original composition with selections from the Disney songbook.  The ticketed reception is on Monday, December 2, 2024 from 8 – 10 pm; separate EPCOT ticket required—purchase on own.
  • Pre-conference workshop registrants with a full conference registration are entered automatically to win 2 complimentary tickets to our NAFA VCU ‘Luminous’ Fireworks Dessert  Reception at EPCOT ($240 value). EPCOT ticket required—purchase separately on own.

ScheduleMeet the Speakers

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Registration

Pre-Conference Workshop - 4 Class A CE - $550
(Valued at over $1,140)

Sunday, December 1, 2024

CRNA Crucial Conversations: Mastering Dialogue in High-Stake Situations

Based upon decades of research, Crucial Conversations will hone your skills to improve engagement, accountability, quality and safety, innovation and more. In this condensed program, we'll provide an overview of the core principles of Crucial Conversations and give you tools that can be applied to high-stake situations in the operating room and at bedside and in professional and personal relationships.

Monday, December 2 -
Thursday, December 5, 2024

  • Pre-Conference Workshop - $550 
  • NAFA VCU ‘Luminous’ Fireworks Dessert Reception at EPCOT – Monday, December 2 (8 – 10 pm)
    • Terrace des Fleurs on the World Showcase Lagoon in France near International Gateway
    • EPCOT park ticket required – discount park tickets available—purchase separately on own
      • Reception tickets
        • $120 - Adults and children 10+
        • $75 - Children 3-9
  • Full Conference - $950
  • Virtual via Zoom - $499
    Attend as many virtual days as you like with one fee
  • Daily Rate - $300

Early Bird
Register by August 15, 2024

  • Pre-Conference Workshop - $425
  • NAFA VCU ‘Luminous’ Fireworks Dessert Reception at EPCOT – Monday, December 2 (8 – 10 pm)
    • Terrace des Fleurs on the World Showcase Lagoon in France near International Gateway
    • EPCOT park ticket required – discount park tickets available—purchase separately on own
      • Reception tickets
        • $100 - Adults and children 10+
        • $50 - Children 3-9
  • Full Conference - $850
  • Virtual via Zoom - $399
    Attend as many virtual days as you like with one fee
  • Daily Rate - $275

Schedule | Meet the Speakers

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Year after year, NAFA provides a wonderful anesthesia learning opportunity. The lectures are always pertinent to current practice, and the schedule allows time to enjoy Disney World with your family!

— NAFA meeting attendee

Yacht Club Resort with Goofy and Pluto standing outside, Tre of Life, Chewbacca wavingBook your room at the Yacht Club Resort.

Immerse Yourself in the Magic.

Our exclusive group rate of $284 plus tax will save you hundreds of dollars compared to regular Disney resort rates, with no additional mandatory resort fees.

Disney Resort hotels feature the same legendary storytelling, detail and Guest service found in the theme parks. Enjoy the ease and convenience of getting around and enjoy more time in the parks.

By staying at this deluxe Disney resort, NAFA registrants will enjoy early park entry, deals for admission after 1 p.m., bonus visits when you buy 2-day or longer park tickets, and free transportation among parks within all of Walt Disney World.

And yes, there’s plenty of time for Disney.

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Questions? Contact us at nafa@vcu.edu.

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AANA Prior Approved CE

NAFA VCU has applied to the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology for 27 Class A CE and 4.25 pharmacology/therapeutics.

Note: The virtual program is 23 Class A CE. The 4 CE pre-conference workshop is in-person only.

Cancellation & Refund Policies

You may cancel your registration up until October 15, 2024 to receive a full refund minus a $50 administrative fee. After that date, no refunds will be given. Cancellations must be received via email at NAFA@vcu.edu.

In the unlikely case that an event is cancelled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the NAFA will fully refund registration fees, but cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including change or cancellation charges, to include but not limited to airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.