Brooklyn, New York

From historic urban landscapes to modern cultural experiences, Brooklyn offers a diverse itinerary for every traveler’s preference.

Enjoy a roller coaster ride, a visit to the beach, or a famous Coney dog at Coney Island. Walk or bike over the historic Brooklyn Bridge to Brooklyn Heights for a stroll along the Promenade and its breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline.

For a taste of culture, explore one of the world’s best Egyptian collections at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Catch an opera, theater production, or concert performance at the world-famous Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Nature lovers must take a trip to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden for gorgeous exhibits of roses, orchids, bonsai trees and more. Prospect Park is great for families, and boasts 90 acres of wide, open fields for baseball and soccer, trails for running, bike and horseback riding; summer concerts at the Prospect Park Bandshell; an all-season ice skating rink at the LeFrak Center; and several playgrounds. The park also has a small zoo with a duck pond and huge aviary.

While Brooklyn has plenty to do in its own right, the rest of New York City is just a short taxi or subway ride away. First timers won’t want to miss Manhattan’s Empire State and Chrysler Buildings, the Statue of Liberty, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, the Bronx Zoo, and the Staten Island Ferry.

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge

Completely transformed and brimming with contemporary style, the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge provides an unforgettable destination for your city adventure. This hotel is just across the East River from Manhattan, near the vibrant neighborhoods of Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO. The subway station is moments away, as is the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. Brooklyn’s got something for everyone - and this hotel places you in the heart of the action- from Governors Island and the Brooklyn Heights Promenade to the Brooklyn Museum.

Additional perks at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge include an indoor pool and a fitness center. You can even escape the hustle and bustle of the city by treating yourself to massage treatment from The Hotel Spa. Make an appointment to be pampered today! Stop by The Bar or Brooklyn Pantry for locally sourced food and drinks, complemented by striking city vistas.

In addition, there are numerous dining venues in the area surrounding the hotel for your dining pleasure. Spacious, stunningly designed rooms offer 1 king or 2 double beds (based on hotel availability) with plush pillowtop bedding, wall-mounted flat-screen TV, modern workspaces and locally-inspired artwork plus coffee/tea maker, mini-refrigerator, safe, alarm clock, iron/board, hair dryer, and more.  Your downtown getaway awaits at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge located approximately 10.4 miles from LaGuardia Airport (LGA), 15 miles from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and 19 miles from John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Valet parking is provided adjacent to the hotel by Central Parking. Approximate charge is $50 per car, per day for overnight guests. If departing after 3:30pm the following day, late charges will apply. SUVs are subject to additional charges. Self parking is not available. Parking rates subject to change without notice.

TARGET AUDIENCE

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 critical care specialty or are impacted by it.

PROGRAM PURPOSE

The practitioner of critical care medicine must possess the scientific background for clinical practice; maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty, but also of all additional related disciplines which may impact it; maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge and skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents, and procedures necessary for the provision of quality patient care; manage self and colleagues to function toward common goals in the clinical setting, clinical and educational institutions, and the community in which the practice resides; serve as an expert in matters involving health care delivery; serve as an informed manager of clinical and educational services provided, including the acquisition and distribution of resources necessary in meeting professional goals; and provide assistance with and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon the professional expertise of the practitioner.

Presentations are designed to facilitate the healthcare provider maintaining skills of the same kind to review and update knowledge and abilities in one or more of these areas vital to the practicing professional. 

OBJECTIVES

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 critical care services.

Explain the selection, dosing considerations with methods of administration, safe use, and contraindications and precautions of drugs based on their chemical and pharmacologic properties.

Outline comprehensive management plans for the group of patients discussed, whether related in age, physical status, cultural background, invasive procedure, anesthetic or analgesic requirements, clinical setting, adverse reactions, and/or goals of care.

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 appropriate recommendations and/or requirements of pertinent external organizations, institutions, and professional groups in the provision of critical care services, whether medical, legal, philosophical, ethical, or health care management standards.

Critical Care: The Team Approach
Brooklyn, New York
May 18-21, 2023

Thursday, May 18

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0725 Welcome NWS Staff
  0730 Fundamentals of Mechanical Ventilation T.Bell
  0830 COVID and ARDS T.Bell
  0930 Break
  0945 Airway Management and Mechanical Ventilation in the Neuro ICU A.Minokadeh
  1045 Emergency Airway Management A.Minokadeh
  1145 ECMO Cannulation Strategies I.Welsby
  1245 Adjourn
     

Friday, May 19

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 LVADs and Noncardiac Surgery I.Welsby
  0830 RV Failure and Pulmonary Vasodilators I.Welsby
  0930 Break
  0945 Extubation in the ICU T.Bell
  1045 Delirium in the ICU T.Bell
  1145 Management of Ischemic Stroke in the ICU A.Minokadeh
  1245 Adjourn
     

Saturday, May 20

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage A.Minokadeh
  0830 Non-Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage A.Minokadeh
  0930 Break
  0945 Transfusion Algorithms in the ICU I.Welsby
  1045 PCCs and Other Factor Concentrates I.Welsby
  1145 Fever in the ICU T.Bell
  1245 Adjourn
     

Sunday, May 21

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Continuous and Extended Infusion Beta-Lactam Antibiotics T.Bell
  0830 Ventilator-Associated Events T.Bell
  0930 Break
  0945 Management of the Lung Transplant Patient I.Welsby
  1045 Sepsis and Septic Shock A.Minokadeh
  1145 Acute Kidney Injury and Renal Failure A.Minokadeh
  1245 Adjourn  
   

20 CME

20 Class A CE

7.2 Pharmacology Hours†

 
Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.
Rev. 2/5/22

FACULTY

Taison Bell, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, Virginia

Anushirvan Minokadeh, MD
Clinical Professor
Program Director, ACCM Fellowship
Resuscitation Training Director
Department of Anesthesiology
University of California San Diego, School of Medicine
San Diego, California

Ian J. Welsby, BSc, MBBS, FRCA
Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Professor of Medicine (Hematology)
Co-Director Cardiothoracic Surgical ICU
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina

PROGRAM COORDINATOR
(non-speaking role)

Stuart Lowson, BSc, MBBs, MRCP, FRCA
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Co-Director Surgical Trauma ICU
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

ACCREDITATION

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health and Northwest Seminars. The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health 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.

American Board of Anesthesiology: CME credit will be sent directly to The American Board of Anesthesiology to fulfill the Part 2 requirement for the Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program (MOCA®).

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 1042178; Expiration Date 05/21/2023.

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), California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider Number 4833), 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). This program offers 20 contact hours.

†Pharmacology hours subject to change.

COURSE DIRECTOR

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 March 19, 2023 to April 18, 2023. No refund after April 18, 2023; however, 50% of tuition paid may be applied toward tuition for another program within the next 12 months. Cancellation must be made in writing.

FAP (Frequent Attendee Points)

FAP lets you accumulate points based on dollars spent with NWAS including net hotel*, net cruise and tuition booked through NWAS (but not air). Once you have enough points to cover a full tuition they can be redeemed for tuition (no cash value). A great program to reward you for supporting NWAS! 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.

REGISTER EARLY

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.