Kissmmee, Florida

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Kissimmee is a city in central Florida’s Osceola County, just south of Orlando. It’s defined by its proximity to the region’s multitude of amusement parks, including the massive Walt Disney World Resort complex and Universal Orlando Resort.

The city lies along the northwest shore of Lake Tohopekaliga (nicknamed Lake Toho), and its verdant Kissimmee Waterfront Park encompasses walking paths, playgrounds, and a fishing pier.Get up close with alligators, or take a trip to the Everglades. Hike, bike, canoe, kayak, and airboat your way through the Sunshine State on a scenic eco tour. Get a different point of view on a zipline adventure, in a hot air balloon, or even from jumping out of a plane.

Grab the reins and hit the trails on a horseback tour of Central Florida. Once you conclude your outdoor adventures, go bowling at Splitsville Luxury Lanes, book a popular escape room experience at America’s Escape Game, or stroll Historic Downtown Kissimmee, a great place for visitors to discover a variety of shopping and dining options.You’re just minutes away from family fun that will last a lifetime. Join us in Kissimmee!

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

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Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center combines old-world charm with exceptional service. The resort features 2.2 million square feet on 65 acres, 4.5-acres of tropical gardens under glass atriums, award-winning dining options including 6 on-site restaurants, and signature entertainment.

Guests will also enjoy convenient access to golf courses, Walt Disney World®, and other popular attractions nearby (see below for more information.) The Resort's preferred partner, Celebration Golf Club, is located just 2.7 miles from property. Designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. and Jr., the 18 holes facility features a fully stocked pro shop, rental clubs, driving range, and PING nFlight Fitting and Instruction studio.

Explore the resort's indoor gardens or play at the Cypress Springs Family Fun Water Park, featuring a multi-level tree house with four twisting water slides along with a zero entry lagoon-style family pool. Alternatively, adults can relax at the specially reserved adults-only South Beach Pool.

Next, browse six on-site boutiques and shops, including a PGA Tour® Shop. Partake in themed dining events, or check out Florida Live with alligator feedings and interaction with live baby animals.

Kids will enjoy the Game arcade while adults can rejuvenate and recharge with the resort's spa and fitness offerings. The Award-winning Relâche Spa provides an array of services including body massages, facials, and body treatments in a setting inspired by the natural springs of Florida. Relâche Fitness Center is complete with cardiovascular equipment, free weights, and fitness classes (additional fee applies).

Standard guestrooms boast outdoor views of the Orlando area and are outfitted with a host of amenities including Simmons Beautyrest mattresses, one King or two Queen beds (based on hotel availability), LCD flat-panel TV, refrigerator, personal coffee maker, in-room safe, wireless internet access, and spacious work desk. Guest rooms are approx. 410 sqft. in size, with one King or two Queen-size beds (based on hotel availability).

Falcon's Fire Golf Club (1.9 miles)
Hawk's Landing Golf Club (2.2 miles)
Magic Kingdom Park®
Disney's Hollywood Studios®
Disney's Animal Kingdom®
Disney Springs®
Disney's Blizzard Beach® and Disney's Typhoon Lagoon®
Universal Studios Florida®
Universal's Islands of Adventure®
I-Drive 360
Orlando Premuim Outlets Shopping Mall
Kennedy Space Center

Stay close to these major theme parks and attractions, or partake in outdoor activities such as boating, jet-skiing, kayaking, sailing and more, all within four miles of the resort!

Distance from Orlando International Airport (MCO): 15 miles
Discounted Shuttle Service available at $36.00 pp round-trip

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center is also accessible by three other area airports: Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB), Orlando Executive Airport (ORL) and Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM).


Email us at info@northwestseminars.com or call us (800) 222-6927 • (509) 547-7065


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 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 evidenced 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.

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Kissimmee, Florida
May 16-19, 2019

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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.


Mark Murphy, MD, MSN Education, Austin, Texas and Northwest Seminars, Pasco, Washington


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.


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.


$100 March 17, 2019 to April 16, 2019. No refund after April 16, 2019; 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 Universal Travel. Be sure to mention Northwest Seminars when booking. Contact Kellee Kilmer: Phone number: (858) 456-7887 - Email: kellee@universaltravel1.com


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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