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Key West, Florida

With its charming lanes, quaint shops, and fabulous vintage “Conch Homes,” the scenery of Key West will enchant you. From lush tropical foliage to breathtaking turquoise waters, Key West is the perfect setting for unrivaled watersports, seaside dining, souvenir hunting, and local cultural experiences.

Snorkeling and diving enthusiasts will not want to miss swimming amongst the only living coral reef in the continental U.S. Look out for parrotfish, multi-colored wrasses, grouper, butterfly fish, angelfish, hogfish, porcupinefish, trumpetfish, and snapper. Turtles, rays, lobsters, and dolphins also make their home in this living reef. Back on land, tee up at The Key West Golf Club, designed by golf legend Rees Jones. This course is suited to players of all abilities. Key West also hosts the former home of Ernest Hemingway, now accessible to thousands of visitors every year as a museum.

Shopping Key West is a delight. Here, you’ll find treasures unlike anywhere else. Get beach ready with a pair of Kino sandals, made right in Key West, or stop in to one of many unique art galleries for a native masterpiece to take home. When it’s time to eat, dining options are abundant and diverse, whether you’re barefoot or ready for china and silver. Take a food tour to sample fare from several prominent Key West restaurants.

Opal Key Resort & Marina

Opal Key Resort & Marina is part of the award-winning Opal collection. You'll find a hub of relaxation and luxury in the middle of all of the excitement that Key West is famous for.  Enjoy the convenience of location, conveniently centered directly next to Mallory Square on the waterfront of Old Town Key West within a working cruise ship port, just one block from Duval Street. Guestrooms are designed to please your senses, provide comfort, and leave you feeling better than when you arrived. Guest rooms feature amenities such as plush bedding, bathrobes, premium bath products, single cup coffee maker, radio/alarm clock with iPod connection, iron/board and much more. Raise a glass and take a bite out of paradise. Ocean views and glorious sunsets add to the unforgettable dining pleasures at the Opal Key Resort & Marina. And dinner accompanied by live entertainment on Sunset Deck makes for a textbook night out in Key West.

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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 emergency medicine specialty or are impacted by it.

PROGRAM PURPOSE

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. 

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 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
Key West, Florida
July 14-17, 2022

Thursday, July 14

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0725 Welcome NWS Staff  
  0730 MythBusters in Wound Care H.Murphy-Lavoie  
  0830 Visual Stimulants T.LeGros  
  0930 Break
  0945 Pediatric Literature Review A.Sorrentino  
  1045 Pulmonary Catastrophes T.LeGros  
  1145 Pediatric Trauma A.Sorrentino  
  1245 Adjourn
 

Friday, July 15

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Abdominal Pain and Vomiting in Children A.Sorrentino  
  0830 Approach to the Unknown Rash H.Murphy-Lavoie  
  0930 Break
  0945 Cases From the ED T.LeGros  
  1045 Updates in GI Bleeds H.Murphy-Lavoie  
  1145 Back Pain Emergencies T.LeGros  
  1245 Adjourn
 

Saturday, July 16

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Pain Control in the ED T.LeGros  
  0830 Pediatric Orthopedics A.Sorrentino  
  0930 Break
  0945 Marine Hazards H.Murphy-Lavoie  
  1045 Pediatric Rashes A.Sorrentino  
  1145 Updates in Status Epilepticus H.Murphy-Lavoie  
  1245 Adjourn
 

Sunday, July 17

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Pediatric Pain Management and Sedation A.Sorrentino  
  0830 Oops You're It!! Emergent Gas Embolism H.Murphy-Lavoie  
  0930 Break
  0945 Updates in ED MRI Usage T.LeGros  
  1045 Pediatrics: Never Trust a Child A.Sorrentino  
  1145 Help!! I Can't See!! H.Murphy-Lavoie  
  1245 Adjourn
 

20 CME

20 CE

Pharmacology Hours†

 
  Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.  
  Rev. 10/14/21  

FACULTY

Tracy Leigh LeGros, MD, PhD, FAAEM, FACEP, FUHM
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Program Director, Undersea and Hyperbaric Fellowship
LSU Emergency Medicine Residency
University Medical Center
New Orleans, Louisiana

Heather Murphy-Lavoie, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FUHM
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Director of Faculty Development
LSU Emergency Medicine Residency
University Medical Center
New Orleans, Louisiana

Annalise Sorrentino, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Emergency Medicine
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, Alabama

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 is designed to meet requirements for Class A CE credit. Once approved by AANA, this will be indicated.

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: 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.

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Mark Murphy, MD, MSN Education, Treasure Island, Florida and 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 30 days notice will be given to those registered and 100% of tuition paid will be refunded. 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 May 15, 2022 to June 14, 2022. No refund after June 14, 2022; however, 50% of tuition paid may be applied toward tuition for another NWS 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 NWS including net hotel and tuition booked through NWS (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 NWS!

Lecture notes will be provided via download in PDF format.

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.

We have a block of rooms for seminar participants. Once this block is sold, rooms are based upon availability only and may be at a higher rate. Rooms are available only through us 1 (800) 222-6927.

Travel at your own risk.

Airfare available through Going Places. Be sure to mention Northwest Seminars when booking. Contact Kellee Gray: Phone number: (858) 456-7962 - Email: kellee@goingplacestravel.net

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.

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