About Ron Eslinger

NGH Certified Master Hypnosis Instructor
Ron Eslinger
Captain, USN, Retired
RN, CRNA , MA , APN, BCH, CMI, FNGH


Ron Eslinger is known around hypnosis circles as “The King of Pain”, due to his 40 years of work, experience and training others in the uses of hypnosis for pain management. He  spent over 20 years using hypnosis in hospital settings as a CRNA for the US Navy.

Using the advanced hypnosis techniques that Ron Eslinger teaches in this course made his job as a CRNA much easier.

Many medical professionals that use hypnosis techniques find that it is a perfect adjunct to their medical profession.

Ron would like to teach you those techniques and many more.

He loves training beginning hypnotists to instructing seasoned hypnotists in more advanced techniques .

Helping people from all walks of life with all kinds of needs, succeed in ways they never dreamed possible.

Ron Eslinger is a “National Guild of Hypnotists Certified Master Instructor”and is also a “Fellow of the National Council for Hypnotherapy ( United Kingdom )”

He is looking forward to seeing you in Clinton.

President and CEO American Association of Moderate Sedation Nurses, Inc.
Owner, CEO Healthy Visions Wellness Center

351 Market St
Clinton, Tn 37716

Phone: 865-269-4616
Toll Free: 866-312-3159
Fax 865-269-4613

website: http://healthyvisions.com

AUTO-BIOGRAPHY: Michael R “Ron” Eslinger, Captain, USN, Retired
RN, CRNA , MA , APN, BCH, CMI, FNGH
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Master of Arts, Advanced Practice Nurse
Board Certified Hypnotherapist, Certified Master Instructor of Hypnosis,
Fellow National Guild of Hypnotists,
Fellow National Council for Hypnotherapy ( United Kingdom )

Ron Eslinger, Owner and CEO of Healthy Visions Hypnosis Center, Clinton, Tennessee was nominated by the Department of the Navy to Represent the Department of Defense as Ex-Officio member to the National Institutes of Health’s Health Service’s Committee on Complementary and Alternative Medicine and the National Guild of Hypnotist’s receiver of the Researcher of the Year award for 2003. He graduated from St. Mary’s nursing school Knoxville , TN , in 1970 and completed Nurse Anesthesia training at the University of Tennessee in 1974. Certified in Hypnotherapy in 1978. He received his BS degree in Professional Arts from Saint Joseph ’s College in Wenham, Main , and his Masters Degree in Foreign Affairs for National Defense and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College , Newport , RI in 1994.

A retired United States Navy Captain, his many assignments included Senior Nurse Executive and the Director for Patient Services, Naval Hospital Beaufort, SC, 2001 – 2003. From 1996 to 2001 Ron was the Chief Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) and Assistant Department Head for Administration, Anaesthesia Department, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA where he founded and personally developed the Medical Center’s Complementary Care Clinic. This experience led to consulting positions with other medical centers such as Kaiser Permeate, Portland , Oregon , Obici Hospital , Suffolk , VA , Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, NC and Naval Hospital , Beaufort , SC.

While at Portsmouth , Ron served on the Clinical Competency Committee for the Naval School of Health Sciences Nurse Anesthesia Program. He was the representative for Licensed Independent Practitioners on the Naval Medical Center ’s Executive Committee for Medical Staff. He was granted the title of approved consultant by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, and is a Certified Hypnosis Instructor of the National Guild of Hypnotists and the American Board of Hypnotherapy. He served on the Editorial Board for CRNA: The Clinical Forum for Nurse Anaesthetists and served as President of the Virginia Association of Nurse Anaesthetists. He later served as the Program Chairman of the South Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists. He is currently President Elect, Region 2 of the Tennessee Nurses Association and Director District # 5 of the Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetists.

Ron lectures extensively to medical and nursing organizations on Hypnosis, Stress Management, Anesthesia, HIV/AIDS, and Bioterrorism. He is frequent faculty to Clemson University’s Continuing Nurse Education Conferences, Gatlinburg, the Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association, Frank Moya, CRNA Annual Review Course, and the Association of Women’s Health Obstetric and Neonatal Nursing He has lectured to the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists National Conference and is presenting a four-hour lecture on anesthesia and hypnosis at the 2004 conference in Seattle. In addition, he has lectured on anesthesia and hypnosis to the following state anesthesia associations: Virginia , West Virginia , Florida , Idaho , Texas , Wisconsin , Georgia , South Carolina , Maryland , and North Carolina . He also presented to the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses on Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Childbirth. Captain Eslinger presented to the Defense Advanced Research Project’s Agency and to the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States on Hypnosis in Military Medicine.He lectures on Bioterrorism to the University of Tennessee College of Nursing Masters program for Homeland Security.

Education

1994 MA United States Naval War College National Security & Strategic Studies
1989 BS St. Joseph’s College Health Care Administration
1978 90H University of Tennessee Industrial Education
1976 Cert Academy of Clinical Hypnosis Hypnosis Certification
1974 Dipl University of Tennessee Anesthesia
1972 12H Monterey Peninsula College Education
1971 Dipl William Beaumont Army Hosp Maternal & Child Health Clinician
1970 Dipl Saint Mary’s Nursing School Nursing

Professional Experience

2004-Present Owner Healthy Visions Hypnosis & Wellness Center, Editor/Publisher Hypnotherapy News, 800 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Suite A-208 Oak Ridge , TN 37830
2001-2003 Director, Patient Services, Senior Nurse Executive Naval Hospital Beaufort, Beaufort, SC
1996-2001 Chief Nurse Anesthetist, Assistant Department Head for Administration Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA 23708
1994-1996 Nursing Department Head, Assistant Officer in Charge, Anesthesia Department Head , United States Hospital Ship Mercy (T-AH19), FPO 96642-4090
1993-1994 Student, Naval War College, College of Command and Staff 686 Pershing Road, Newport, RI 02841
1990-1993 Staff Nurse Anesthetist, Naval Hospital NAS JAX, Jacksonville, FL 32214
1988-1990 Nurse Anesthetist, Assistant Department Head, USS Forrestal (CV-59)
1985-1988 Nurse Anesthetist, Naval Hospital, Long Beach, CA 90822
1975-1985 Staff Nurse Anesthetist Knoxville Anes. Group, 909 Emerald Ave., Knoxville, TN 37917
1967-1985 Major, U.S. Army Reserves, Instructor 91B Medic Course, Operations Officer
1977-1980 Editor, Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetist News Letter

Schools Attended

1993-1994 United States Naval War College, College of Naval Command and Staff
1986-1989 St. Joseph’s College (Extension Program), Windham, Maine
1973-1975 Nurse Anesthesia Student, University of Tennessee Memorial Hospital
1970-1973 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, U.S. Army, William Beaumont Medical Center
1967-1970 Nursing School, St. Mary’s School of Nursing, Knoxville, TN 37917

Awards and Honors

2008 Hypnotism Hallmark Award as Educator of the Year National Guild of Hypnotists
2008 President/CEO American Association of Moderate Sedation Nurses
2008 Board of Directors National Council for Hypnotherapy United Kingdom
2008 Fellow National Council for Hypnotherapy United Kingdom
2007 Life Time Achievement Award presented at the Mid-American Hypnosis Conference
2007 Hypnotism Achievement Award from National Guild of Hypnotists
2007 Fellow National Council for Hypnotherapy , United Kingdom
2006 Order of Braid Award for Presenter of the Year by the National Guild of Hypnotists
2005 Ormond McGill Award for Presenter of the Year by the National Guild of Hypnotists
2004 Ormond McGill Chair Award for Presenter of Year by the National Guild of Hypnotists
2004 Nominated by the Navy to serve on National Institutes of Health committee on Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2006 Award
2003 Nominated by the Navy to serve on National Institutes of Health committee on Complementary and Alternative Medicine
2003 Researcher of the Year presented by National Guild of Hypnosis
2002 National Defense Service Ribbon Third Award
2002 National Defense Service Ribbon Third Award
2002 Instructor of the Month First Presentation by National Guild of Hypnotists 2004 Award
2001 Navy Meritorious Service Medal Second Award
2001 Meritorious Unit Citation
1996 Navy Meritorious Service Medal
1994 Navy Commendation Medal Third Award
1992 Combat Action Ribbon
1992 Navy Unit Commendation
1992 Kuwait Liberation Medal
1991 South West Asia Medal Two Stars, Globe & Anchor
1991 Sea Service Ribbon Second Award
1991 Fleet Marine Force Ribbon
1991 National Defense Service Ribbon Second Award
1990 Navy Commendation Medal Second Award
1989 Sea Service Ribbon
1988 Navy Commendation Medal
1988 Battle “E” USS FORRESTAL (CV-59)
1986 Reserve Officers Association Honor Roll
1986 Battle “E” USS TRIPOLI (LPH-10)
1985 U.S. Navy Expert Pistol Badge
1985 OIS Leadership Award
1984 Honorary Instructor, St. Mary’s Medical Center
1984 Reserve 10-Year Service Medal
1966 U.S.M.C. Rifle Expert Badge
1966 National Defense Service Medal
1966 Tennessee Boy’s State

Specialized Training

2006 Fine-tuning Your Guided Imagery Practice, 2-days with Belleruth Naparstek
2005 Advanced in Psychological Aspects of Hypnosis by Joseph Barber, Ph.D
2005 Advance Hypnotherapy Intensive with Michael Yapko, Ph.D.
2004 Trainer in Pain Management
2003 Board Certification in Hypnotherapy
1999 Certification in HypnoBirthing
1998 Certified Instructor Training in Hypnotherapy
1994 Military Sealift Command Life Boat Commander Training
1993 Military Sealift Command Fire Fighting, Damage Control Course
1992 Pediatric Advance Life Support
1992 Strategic Medical Readiness Contingency Course as NSHS
1992 Management Development Course at NSHS
1989 Naval Fire Fighting Course
1988 C-4 Combat Causality Care Course
1988 Basic Cardiac Life Support Instructor
1987 Advance Trauma Life Support
1987 Landing Force Medical Staff Planning Course
1985 U.S. Navy Officer Indoctrination School
1983 Advanced Cardiac Life Support
1976 Clinical Hypnotherapist
1976 U.S. Army Advanced Officers Course
1975 Outward Bound Survival Course
1971 U.S. Army Maternal & Child Health Course
1970 U.S. Army Medical Field Service School
1970 U.S. Army Basic Officers Course

Licenses / Certifications

2007 Fellow National Council for Hypnotherapy ( United Kingdom )
2003 Board Certified Hypnotherapist (NGH)
2000 Certification in Hypnobirthing
1999 Certified Hypnosis Instructor
1978 Certified Hypnotherapist
1975 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (National)
1970 Registered Nurse – Tennessee

Professional Affiliations

  • Holistic Nurses Association Board of Directors
  • British National Council for Hypnotherapy
  • American Nurses Association
  • Tennessee Nurses Association
  • Past President Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetist Tennessee
  • Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • International Society of Clinical Hypnosis
  • National Guild of Hypnotists
  • America Association of Nurse Anesthetist
  • Navy Nurse Corps Association
  • The Retired Officers Association
  • International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association

Professional Presentations

  • November 2008, Frank Moya Continuing Education, Moderate Sedation and Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Anesthesia
  • October 2008, International Association of Counselors and Therapists, Teacher Stress and Burn Out
  • September 2008, Healthy Visions Wellness Center , Hypnosis Certification Course 7 Days 52 CEs
  • August 2008, Court Mandated Anger Management a turn Key Operation 3 CEs
  • August 2008, National Guild of Hypnotists Pain Management with Hypnosis 20 CEs
  • June 2008, 3 rd Annual Smokey Mountain Conference for Nurses and Mental Health Workers 24 CEs
  • May 2008, Society for Gastroenterology Nurses Association 6 CEs
  • May 2008, Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetists Nurses 2 CEs
  • August, 2007 National Guild of Hypnotists, New Hampshire 20 CEs
  • June 2007, 2 nd Annual Smokey Mountain Complementary and Alternative Medicine Conference , 24 CEs
  • March 2007, Oregon Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • February 2007, National Guild of Hypnotists, Boston , MA
  • February 2007, University of Tennessee College of Nursing , Bioterrorism and Nursing.
  • October 2006 12 hours presentation to the Indiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists – Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Anesthesia
  • August 2006 – Pain Management 218 program on Pain Management National Guild of Hypnotists Boston , MA
  • June 2006 – British National Council of Hypnotherapy, Key Note Speaker.
  • June 2006, Clemson University Annual Nurse Anesthesia Review – “Self-Hypnosis in the Treatment of Chronic Pain, HIV & AIDS
  • Update 2006, Emergency Response and Preparedness for Biological / Chemical Terrorism”
  • May 2006, Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists, “Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Anesthesia and Surgery.” Stress Cost, Implications and Prevention”
  • March, 2006, Tennessee Wesleyan College School of Nursing, Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Nursing Practice
  • February 2006, University of Tennessee College of Nursing, Bioterrorism and Nursing.
  • February 2006, Healthy Visions, Oak Ridge, TN, HypnoAnesthesia for Pain Management
  • January 2006, Healthy Visions, Knoxville, TN, “Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Anesthesia and Surgery.
  • December 2005 – Ridgeview Mental Health, “Hypnotic Techniques for Pain Management”
  • December 2005 – Presented to Parkway Sleep Center, Oak Ridge, TN, “You Are Getting Sleepy – Strategies for a Restful Night’s Sleep”
  • December 2005 – Presented to South College, School of Nursing, Knoxville, TN, “BioChemicalterrorism”
  • November 2005 – Presented to the Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association, Orlando, FL. “Stress Cost Implications and Prevention,”
  • November 2005 – Presented to the Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association, Williamsburg, VA. “Hypnosis as an adjunct to Anesthesia and Surgery, Childbirth and Pain Management”
  • October 2005 – Presented to the Okalahoma Association of Nurse Anesthetists “Hypnosis in Pain Management and Childbirth”
  • October 2005 – Presented to the Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetists “Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Anesthesia and Surgery”
  • August 2005 – Stress Management, Avoiding Burn Out, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Conference, Washington, DC.
  • August 2005 – Rome County Court System, Transforming Anger
  • June 2005 – Clemson University Annual Smoky Mountain Nurse Anesthesia Conference, Non-Traditional Pain Management Strategies, 6 hours
  • June 2005 – Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association, Hilton Head, SC, Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Anesthesia 3 hours
  • May 2005 – Clemson University Ambulatory Surgery Nurse Conference, Preparing Patients for Surgery with the Power of Suggestion, 4 hours,
  • March 2005 – National Conference of Nurse Managers – Stress – Cost Implications and Prevention and Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Nursing Practice”
  • March 2005 – Arizona Association of Nurse Anesthetists – “Hypnosis As an Adjunct to Anesthesia, Pain Management, Childbirth and Pediatric Anesthesia.”
  • March 2005 – American Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers – Reno, NV, “Preparing Patients for Surgery with the Power of Suggestion”
  • February 2005 – National Guild of Hypnosis, Las Vegas “Pain Brain Connection”
  • 2004 – Frank Moya 33rd Annual conference “Conscious Sedation” & “Hypnosis in Anesthesia” Annual Refresher Course
  • 2004 – Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Anesthesia Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • 2004 – Hypnosis in the management of Pain Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • 2004 – Awareness Under Anesthesia North Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • 2004 – Toxic Tongues Equal Toxic Outcomes & Herbal Medicine and Surgery – Wisconsin Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • 2004 – Bioterrorism and Health Care Idaho Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • 2004 – Bioterrorism and the Anesthesia Provider ND Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • 2004 – Hospital Based Weight Management Program National Guild of Hypnotists
  • 2004 – Preparing Patients for Surgery with Hypnosis National Guild of Hypnotists
  • 2004 – Cognitive and Hypnotic Strategies in Pain Management 20 CECs National Guild of Hypnotists
  • 2004 – AANA Non Traditional Practices in Pain Management and the CRNA Seattle
  • 2004 – AANA Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Anesthesia 4 CEs Seattle conference
  • 2004 – Hypnosis as an adjunct to Anesthesia & Pain 6 CEs Clemson University
  • 2004 – Cognitive & Hypnotic Strategies in Pain Management 20 CEs Gatlinburg
  • 2004 – HIV & Aids Update 2004 Clemson University Gatlinburg
  • 2004 -Awareness and Memories Not Remembered Clemson University Gatlinburg
  • 2004 – Stress Cost Implications and Preventions Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty
  • 2004 – Toxic Tongues Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association Hilton Head
  • 2004 – Bioterrorism and the Anesthesia Provider North Dakota ANA Fargo ND
  • HIV/AIDS Update 2003 Frank Moya Continuing Educations Programs Orlando
  • Stress, Costs, Implications and Preventions Frank Moya Continuing Educations Programs Orlando
  • Toxic Tongues Equal Toxic Outcomes Frank Moya Continuing Educations Programs Orlando
  • Stress, Costs, Implications and Preventions Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association Williamsburg
  • Conflict Resolution, Beaufort Naval Hospital Beaufort, SC
  • Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Anesthesia Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association Williamsburg
  • HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis Update 2003 Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association Williamsburg
  • Hospital Based Weight Management Program National Guild of Hypnotist
  • Preparing Patients for Surgery with Hypnosis National Guild of Hypnotist
  • Cognitive and Hypnotic Strategies in Pain Management 20 CECs National Guild of Hypnotist
  • Hypnosis as an Adjunct to AnesthesiaNurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association Hilton Head
  • Stress Management – Cost, Implementations, and Preventions Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association Hilton Head
  • Bioterrorism and the Anesthesia Provider Clemson University
  • Bioterrorism and the Anesthesia Provider South Carolina Association Nurse Anesthetists
  • Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Anesthesia Practice Network of Anesthesia Provider Services
  • Bioterrorism and the Anesthesia Provider Network of Anesthesia Provider Services
  • Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Anesthesia Practice Georgia Association Nurse Anesthetists
  • Bioterrorism and the Anesthesia Provider Georgia Association Nurse Anesthetists
  • Bioterrorism and the Anesthesia Provider American Association of Nurse Anesthetist
  • Hypnosis in the Management of Chronic Pain in a Multidisciplinary Pain Clinic National Guild Hypnotists
  • Preparing Patients for Surgery National Guild of Hypnotists
  • Hypnosis Certification Course 100 hours Hilton Head, SC
  • Implicit & Explicit Memory; Much More than Recall Clemson University
  • Herbal Medicines and the Health Care Provider, South Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Hypnosis, HIV/AIDS and Anesthesia Outside the Main OR, Frank Moya, Orlando, FL
  • Hypnosis as An Adjunct, HIV & AIDs, Network of Anesthesia Provider Services, WV
  • Hypnosis in Pain Management, Clemson Annual Review for Nurse Anesthetists, Gatlinburg, TN
  • Hypnosis in Surgery, Macklin Symposium, Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, VA
  • Advanced Hypnosis Certification Course, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Basic workshop in Hypnosis Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Psychiatry Dept.
  • What the Mind Possesses the Body Expresses, Keiser Hospital; Portland, OR
  • Awareness Under Anesthesia, Virginia Association of Operating Room Technicians
  • Preparing Patients for Surgery and Other Medical Procedures, Maryland Nurse Anes.
  • 100 Hour Hypnosis Certification Course, National Guild of Hypnotists
  • Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Health Promotions, Women Officer Professional Association
  • IV Conscious Sedation, Clemson University
  • HIV & AIDS Update, Clemson University
  • Awareness Under Anesthesia, Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Anesthesia Outside the MOR., North Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • IV Conscious Sedation, Maryland Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Regional Anesthesia, Clemson University
  • HIV & Aids Update, Clemson, Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Hypnosis an Adjunct to Anesthesia, Florida Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Role in Suggestive Techniques Nursing Leaders Conference, NMCP
  • Military Medicine Across the Operational Platforms Uniformed Nurse Practitioner Association
  • Biological Warfare and Third World Countries, Navy Anesthesia Society
  • Anesthesia Trends in Ambulatory Anesthesia, Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Operational Medicine Shea-Arentzen Nursing Symposium
  • Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Anesthesia, Clemson University
  • Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Anesthesia, Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetist
  • HIV/AIDS Update, Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetist
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention, USNS Mercy, Oakland, CA
  • Operational Medicine, Lemoore Naval Hospital, Lemoore, CA
  • Operational Medicine, Oakland Naval Hospital, Oakland, CA
  • Operational Medicine, Officer Indoctrination School, Newport, RI
  • Anesthesia for Combat Trauma, Macon Anesthesia Society
  • Combat Anesthesia to Florida Association of Nurse Anesthetist
  • Desert Shield/Desert Storm, JNROTC, Orange Park HS
  • Desert Shield/Desert Storm presentation to NSHS Strategic Medical Readiness Contingency
  • Desert Shield/Desert Storm presentation to Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association
  • Desert Shield/Desert Storm presentation to JAX Navy Hospital

The following presentations were presented from 1992 – 2003

  • Stress, Costs, Implications and Preventions – Frank Moya Continuing Educations Programs Orlando
  • Toxic Tongues Equal Toxic Outcomes – Frank Moya Continuing Educations Programs Orlando
  • Stress, Costs, Implications and Preventions – Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association Williamsburg
  • Conflict Resolution, Beaufort Naval Hospital, Beaufort, SC
  • Hypnosis As an Adjunct to Anesthesia- Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association Williamsburg
  • HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis Update 2003 – Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association Williamsburg Hospital Based
  • Weight Management Program – (NGH) National Guild of Hypnotists
  • Preparing Patients fro Surgery with Hypnosis – (NGH) National Guild of Hypnotists
  • Cognitive and Hypnotic Strategies in Pain Management 20 – (NGH) CECs National Guild of Hypnotists
  • HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis Update 2003 – Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association Hilton Head
  • Hypnosis As an Adjunct to Anesthesia- Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association Hilton Head
  • Stress Management – Cost, Implementations, and Preventions Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association
  • Bioterrorism and the Anesthesia Provider – Clemson University
  • Bioterrorism and the Anesthesia Provider – South Carolina Association Nurse Anesthetists
  • Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Anesthesia Practice – Network of Anesthesia Provider Services
  • Bioterrorism and the Anesthesia Provider – Network of Anesthesia Provider Services
  • Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Anesthesia Practice – Georgia Association Nurse Anesthetists
  • Bioterrorism and the Anesthesia Provider – Georgia Association Nurse Anesthetists
  • Bioterrorism and the Anesthesia Provider – American Association of Nurse Anesthetist
  • Hypnosis in the Management of Chronic Pain in a Multidisciplinary Pain Clinic – (NGH) National Guild Hyponotists
  • Preparing Patients for Surgery – (NGH) National Guild of Hypnotists
  • Hypnosis Certification Course – 100 hours – Hilton Head, SC
  • Implicit & Explicit Memory; Much More than Recall – Clemson University
  • Herbal Medicines and the Health Care Provider – South Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Hypnosis, HIV/AIDS and Anesthesia Outside the Main OR – Frank Moya, Orlando, FL
  • Hypnosis as An Adjunct – HIV & AIDs, Network of Anesthesia Provider Services, WV
  • Hypnosis in Pain Management – Clemson Annual Review for Nurse Anesthetists Gatlinburg, TN
  • Hypnosis in Surgery – Macklin Symposium, Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, VA
  • Advanced Hypnosis Certification Course – Virginia Beach, VA
  • Basic workshop in Hypnosis – Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Psychiatry Dept.
  • What the Mind Possesses the Body Expresses – Keiser Hospital; Portland, OR
  • Awareness Under Anesthesia – Virginia Association of Operating Room Technicians
  • Preparing Patients for Surgery and Other Medical Procedures – Maryland Nurse Anes.
  • 100-Hour Hypnosis Certification Course – (NGH) National Guild of Hypnotists
  • Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Health Promotions – Women Officer Professional Association
  • IV Conscious Sedation – Clemson University
  • HIV & AIDS Update – Clemson University
  • Awareness Under Anesthesia – Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Anesthesia Outside the MOR. – North Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • IV Conscious Sedation – Maryland Association of Nurse Anesthetists Regional Anesthesia Clemson University
  • HIV & Aids Update – Clemson, Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Hypnosis an Adjunct to Anesthesia – Florida Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • HIV & AIDS Update – Florida Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Hypnotic Drugs and the Nurse’s Role in Suggestive Techniques – Nursing Leaders Conference,
  • NMCP Military Medicine Across the Operational Platforms – Uniformed Nurse Practitioner Association
  • Biological Warfare and Third World Countries – Navy Anesthesia Society
  • Anesthesia Trends in Ambulatory Anesthesia – Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Operational Medicine – Shea-Arentzen Nursing Symposium
  • Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Anesthesia – Clemson University
  • Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Anesthesia – Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetist
  • HIV/AIDS Update – Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetist
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention – USNS Mercy, Oakland, CA
  • Operational Medicine – Lemoore Naval Hospital, Lemoore, CA
  • Operational Medicine – Oakland Naval Hospital, Oakland, CA
  • Operational Medicine – Officer Indoctrination School, Newport, RI
  • Anesthesia for Combat Trauma – Macon Anesthesia Society
  • Combat Anesthesia – Florida Association of Nurse Anesthetist
  • Desert Shield/Desert Storm – Orange Park HS
  • Desert Shield/Desert Storm – NSHS Strategic Medical Readiness Contingency
  • Desert Shield/Desert Storm – Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Association
  • Desert Shield/Desert Storm – JAX Navy Hospital

Professional Publications

  • “Hypnosis and Nursing: The Perfect Combination.”  Beginnings, Winter 2009
  • “Holistic Nurses Association Journal for the National Council for Hypnotherapy” United Kingdom
  • “Nursing Hypnosis. Tennessee Nurse Newsletter” April 2007
  • “Nursing and Hypnosis: A perfect Combination” The Journal of Hypnotism June 2006 Monthly Column for Anderson County Visions
  • “HIV and AIDS Update 2004″ Current Review for Nurse Anesthetists, Lesson 9 Volume 27, 2004 Pain Chapter,
  • Consumers Guide to Hypnosis” published by the National Guild of Hypnotists, 2004
  • “Pain: The 5th Vital Sign” The Journal of Hypnotism, December 2003 Vol 18, No 4
  • “Hypnosis Principals and Applications: An Adjunct to Health Care”, “Seminars in Perioperative Nursing, January 1998
  • “Postoperative (Pressure) Alopecia: Report of a Case After Elective Cosmetic Surgery,”Anesthesia and Analgesia, 1999;89:1062-3.
  • “Forward,” CRNA The Clinical Forum for Nurse Anesthetists, Vol 11, No 4, November 2000: p159.
  • Reprint: “Hypnosis Principles and Applications: An Adjunct to Health Care” CRNA The Clinical Forum for Nurse Anesthetists, Vol 11, No 4, November 2000: pp 190-196
  • “Interview, Advance For Nurses” a journal serving the RNs in New England.

TV and Radio Appearances

  • Interview and presentation on Phantom Limb Pain Boston PBS Television 2007
  • Interview WYSH Radio 2007
  • Tennessee PBS Television 2007
  • Interview Boston Radio Station April 2007
  • Interview WYSH Clinton , TN
  • Interview by Styles WBIR TV Magazine Program 3 rd appearance
  • 2006 Interview By Styles WBIR TV
  • Magazine Program 2006 Interview by Styles WBIR TV Magazine program 2005
  • Twice appeared on the 100.3 The River morning radio talk show with Jenna and Phil
  • Twice appeared on WYSH 1380 “Ask your neighbor” both were one-hour programs. January 4, 2006
  • WBIR TV show “STYLES” to discuss World Hypnotism Day