Michael R “Ron” Eslinger, Captain, USN, Retired
RN, CRNA, MA, APN, BCH, CMI, FNGH
Registered Nurse, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Master of Arts, Advanced Practice Nurse, Board Certified Hypnotherapist, Certified Master Instructor of Hypnosis,
Fellow National Guild for Hypnotherapy
Ron Eslinger is a retired Navy Captain, owner Healthy Visions a Continuing Education Company, Clinton, Tennessee. He is founder and CEO of the American School for Clinical Hypnosis, International as well as the President and Founder of the American Association for Moderate Sedation Nurses and MyCEcredit.com. He is past President Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
Ron has practiced clinical hypnosis professionally since 1978 and specializes in pain management. His hypnotherapy awards include Researcher of the Year 2003, Presenter of the Year 2004, Achievement Award 2005, Lifetime Achievement 2007, Educator of the Year 2008, the Charles Tebbetts award 2012 and the Richard L. North Trophy in 2014. He is a Fellow with the National College of Hypnotherapy United Kingdom and the National Guild of Hypnotists. Ron has presented to 1000’s of health care providers and hypnotists on the benefits of hypnosis as an adjunct to medicine, surgery and pain control.
He has served as: Senior Nurse Anesthetist, Senior Nurse Executive and as Hospital Executive Director during his career as well as Assistant officer in Charge on the USNS Mercy Navy Hospital Ship and Officer in Charge of the Branch Medical Clinic, Parris Island Marine Corps Depot, South Carolina.
Ron graduated from the HypnoBirthing Institute in January of 2001. He has participated in over 500 childbirths and C-sections using hypnosis only or as an adjunct to epidurals and C-sections.
Ron lectures and teaches internationally to Nursing, Anesthesia, Medical and Hypnosis Organizations. He writes a monthly article on wellness for the Anderson County Visions Magazine and is published in a number of professional nursing, anesthesia, hypnotherapy journals, books, CDs and DVDs.
Captain Ron’s presentations include:
* Grand Grounds The Science of Hypnosis for Headaches, Yale University Medical School Department of Neuroscience
* Commodore, United States Navy Seals, Hypnosis for Pain and PTSD
* Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) title Hypnosis on the Battle Field
* Hypnosis presentations to more than 25 nursing organizations and in 8 foreign countries