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Disneyland® Resort (Anaheim), California
In Walt Disney’s words, "To all who come to this happy place... Welcome." Since 1955, Disneyland® Park has been a magical destination where families can have fun together and make memories to last a lifetime.
Both the young and young at heart will discover a magical kingdom full of classic family-friendly attractions where you can blast off in a rocket, explore the deepest jungles, sail aboard a pirate ship, or rub elbows with princesses, just to name a few. When the sun goes down, you won’t want to miss Disneyland’s iconic fireworks display or the delightful stage show effects of Fantasmic!, a journey through imagination.
Next door at Disney California Adventure® Park, experience the golden age of Hollywood as you stroll the shops of Buena Vista Street. Stop for a photo op with your favorite Pixar and Marvel characters, or head to the newly re-imagined Pixar Pier. Nights come alive when you join in for the spectacular World of Color®, a brilliant display of fountains, dazzling lights, and effects.
After the parks close, the fun continues at Downtown Disney® District, where you can find souvenirs of every kind including clothing, housewares, toys, jewelry, sunglasses and more. Enjoy live music as you shop, then dine on a wide selection of great food including Cajun, Mexican, or Italian favorites. Don’t forget to grab ice cream or a churro for dessert.
Disney's Grand Californian Hotel® & Spa
This stunning hotel offers premium accommodations and rich dining experiences in American Craftsman style and elegance. Choose from a variety of different relaxing pools, including the peaceful oasis of the Fountain Pool and outdoor hot tub, the Redwood Pool with waterslide, and the refreshing Mariposa pool and outdoor hot tub. Disover award-winning food and wine, cozy lounges, family-friendly dining and much more.
Standard guestrooms feature either one King-size bed, or one Queen-size bed plus Twin-size sleeper, or 2 Queen-size beds (bedding based on availability at time of check-in), complimentary wireless and wired Internet access, robes, DVD player, iron/board, hairdryer, make-up mirror, safe and more. Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel® & Spa is located approximately 14.2 miles from John Wayne Airport (SNA), 14.3 miles from Long Beach Airport (LGB), and 34 miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
This course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and all other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the emergency medicine specialty or are impacted by it.
The practitioner of emergency medicine must possess evidence-based scientific background for competent clinical practice; maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the specialty and all additional related disciplines; maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge and skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents, and procedures; manage self and colleagues to function toward common goals in providing consistent care in all settings in which emergency care is provided; serve as an expert in matters involving quality, safe and equitable health care delivery and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon professional expertise.
Presentations are designed to facilitate the acquisition of cognitive and technical skills as defined through evidence-based data translated to best practice standards by the pertinent governmental and professional organizations including the American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Surgeons and the Emergency Nurses Association and abilities in one or more of the disciplines vital to the practicing professional.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
Apply the pertinent physical and behavioral sciences as they impact and are affected by the planning, delivery, and monitoring of services inherent in the professions
Explain the selection, dosing considerations with methods of administration, safe use, contraindications and precautions of drugs based on their chemical and pharmacologic properties
Outline comprehensive patient management plans for the special patient population discussed
Apply the principles of safety and asepsis in the performance of all aspects of patient care regardless of the clinical environment in which the practice resides
Incorporate the published tenets of pertinent, recognized external organizations, institutions, and professional groups defining medical, legal, philosophical, ethical, and health care management standards.
Topics in Emergency Medicine
Monday, August 12
|Registration - Mandatory Sign in – Continental Breakfast
|“Lytes On, Lytes Off”: Electrolyte Emergencies
|“Two for One”: Trauma in Pregnancy
|When Chronic Wounds Present Acutely
|Glands Gone Bad
|A Different RSI: Resuscitative Sequence Intubation
Tuesday, August 13
|Registration - Mandatory Sign in - Continental Breakfast
|Wait! There Is a Baby in There: Imaging in Pregnancy
|Papules, Petechiae, Purpura, Oh My! Dermatology Emergencies
|Half-Baked Emergencies: Care in the First 20 Weeks
|Combative and Agitated Patients
|Common ED Sickle Cell Presentations: It’s a Lot More Than Pain Management
Wednesday, August 14
|Registration - Mandatory Sign in - Continental Breakfast
|Communication and Conflict in the ED
|Should You Stay or Should You Go?
|Pulmonary Embolism: Special Cases
|Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: “To HBO or Not to HBO?” That Is the Question
Thursday, August 15
|Registration - Mandatory Sign in - Continental Breakfast
|Sore Throats That Can Kill
|Underwater Recreational Scuba Diving Emergencies
|Generations at Work
|Violence in the Workplace
|Tales From the ER
20 Class A CE
3.7 Pharmacology Hours†
|Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.
Camiron Pfennig, MD, MHPE
Emergency Medicine Residency Director
Department of Emergency Medicine, Prisma Health - Upstate
University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
Clemson University School of Health Research
Clemson, South Carolina
Tracy G. Sanson, MD, FACEP
Educator, Coach, Consultant
Founder TracySansonMD, LLC
Harry W. Severance, MD, FACEP
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
Member, Board of Directors
Duke University Collaborative Cardiovascular Society and Research Network (DUCCS)
Division of Hyperbaric Medicine / Department of Emergency Medicine
HBO / Wound Care Center
Erlanger Baroness Medical Center / Erlanger Health System
Consultant / Peer Reviewer
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Northwest Anesthesia Seminars / Northwest Seminars is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Northwest Anesthesia Seminars / Northwest Seminars designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 20 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit.
American Board of Anesthesiology: This activity contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology™ (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0® requirements.
Canadian Physicians: This activity is eligible for Section 1 credits in the Royal College’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program. Participants must log into MAINPORT to claim this activity.
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists: This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology for 20 Class A CE credits; AANA approval number 1043442; Expiration Date 08/15/2024.
Nurse Practitioners: The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accept CME from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).
Physician Assistants: The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 20 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.
Registered Nurses: NWAS/NWS is an approved provider for the following state nursing boards: Arkansas State Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), District of Columbia Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), Florida Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), Georgia Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), and the South Carolina Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480).
The AANA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP #10862.
This program offers 20 contact hours.
†Pharmacology hours subject to change.
Mark T. Murphy, MD, MSN Education, LLC, Treasure Island, Florida, Medical Director, Northwest Seminars, Pasco, Washington
SCHEDULE AND FACULTY CHANGES
Factors beyond our control sometimes necessitate changes in the schedule and faculty. If time permits, we will inform all registrants of any changes prior to the program. Changes on site due to local conditions will be announced in class.
COURSE CANCELLATION BY PROVIDER
We reserve the right to cancel a course for any reason. In such case, a minimum of days notice will be given to those registered and 100% of tuition paid will be refunded. NWAS/NWS and NWWT will not be responsible for any non-refundable airfare, hotel, or other liabilities you may incur. We highly recommend purchase of travel insurance. Travel at your own risk.
COURSE CANCELLATION FEE
$100 June 13, 2024 to July 13, 2024. No refund after July 13, 2024; however, 50% of tuition paid may be applied toward tuition for another NWS/NWAS program within the next 12 months. Cancellation must be made in writing. No tuition credit or refund will be issued for attendees that are no-shows for the program.
FAP (Frequent Attendee Points)
We value your patronage and have a simple program to reward you. Our Frequent Attendee Points (FAP) program gives you an added bonus for money spent on our seminars, as well as cruise cabins booked through our in-house travel agency, Northwest Worldwide Travel.
You are automatically enrolled in this program with your paid registration. Click here for more information.
*Effective January 1, 2023, net hotel stays for 2023 and beyond will no longer be included in FAP calculations.
Lecture notes will be provided via download in PDF format.
You must sign-in every day you attend to receive credit.
While we strive for accuracy at all times with our published information, we cannot be responsible for typographical and other errors.
Please note that children and non-registered guests are not allowed to attend the lectures. The concierge can provide you with childcare information.
Travel at your own risk.
We recommend that you register early to assure your spot. We reserve the right to close registrations to a course at any time without notice. We may not be able to accommodate onsite registrations.