Lake Tahoe (Stateline), Nevada

Buckle in for a wild ride! Lake Tahoe hosts a handful of ski resorts suited to all levels of skier, whether you're going solo or looking for family fun. 300 days of sunshine a year plus Tahoe's glacier-carved basin make for stunning slope conditions on spectacular peaks.

Don't ski? No worries! Snowshoeing, sleigh rides, and snowmobiling are also popular pastimes here. Finish your day with fine dining, nightclubs, 24-hour casino gaming, Broadway-style entertainment and more. It's all waiting for you in Lake Tahoe!

Edgewood Tahoe

Edgewood Tahoe is only minutes from world-class Heavenly Mountain via complimentary shuttle, and just a short drive to numerous other mountain options as well. Ski Ambassadors from the Concierge/Guest Services team will also be available to provide personal guidance to make sure you get to where you need to be and to make the most of your ski experience. After a day on the slopes, unwind at the Spa at Edgewood Tahoe—an 8,500 sqft. space that offers guests uninterrupted serenity and a peaceful and inviting atmosphere. With a stunning streamlined design aesthetic influenced by the innate beauty of the area's natural surroundings, the Spa at Edgewood inspires relaxation, rejuvenation, and unmistakable inner balance. If you can pull yourself away from the sandy shores of the sparkling, Sapphire Lake, the year-round lakefront heated pool and hot tub make for the perfect place to unwind without ever having to take your eyes off the mesmerizing waters of the Sierra's shiniest jewel. The state-of-the-art fitness center allows guests a soothing setting for that pre-ski cardio. Staying motivated while in the mountains has never been easier.

Edgewood Tahoe offers curated winter resort activities.When it's time to shop, browse the one-of-a-kind storefronts of the Boutique, Adventure Center, and Golf Shop to find all that you’re looking for and more. For dining, Edgewood Tahoe offers both casual and refined to suit your every mood. The Bistro, is a casual yet refined hub for guests to gather, dine, and reminisce about the day's adventures. Edgewood Restaurant offers stunning views for your enjoyment while dining on fresh cuisine matched with a carefully selected wine list. Brooks' Bar & Deck offers guests stunning views and a welcome space to enjoy refined comfort food, signature cocktails, and craft beers.

Luxurious Tahoe rooms are approximately 500 sqft. and offer 1 King or 2 Queen beds (based on availability) plus premium linens, Keurig coffee maker, robes, slippers, mini-refrigerator, bathroom with separate shower and more. Guestrooms also feature a gas fireplace and private deck or terrace. Step out onto your balcony each morning for a breath of fresh mountain air, and let the soft glow of your private fireplace envelop you at night. There's no better way to warm up on a cold winter night than around a cozy fire pit or fireplace. Edgewood has quite a few to choose from, with one in every room plus many more scattered around the property.

Edgewood Tahoe is located approximately 56 miles from the Reno-Taho International Airport (RNO). For more information on transportation to and from Reno-Tahoe International Airport visit or South Tahoe Airporter Overnight parking at the hotel is approximately $25 per night, per vehicle. Parking fees are subject to change without notice.


Lift Tickets: Vail Resorts has created a lift ticket and rental portal for our Group for Heavenly Resort

Promotion Link:

Promo code: HVNWAS23

Tickets available over dates of 1/27-2/4.

If there are any technical issues, you will find a help desk phone number on the landing page.
Don't Delay - lift tickets cannot be purchased using this Promo Code within 7 days of start date.

For guests of Edgewood Tahoe Resort, if you wish to set up your ski/snowboard fitting with Ski Butlers at Edgewood, or if you have any questions about rentals, lessons, or lift tickets to Heavenly, you may also contact Mr. Ron Blum, Ski and Ride Ambassador at Edgewood Tahoe Resort by calling  (775) 588-2797 ext. 2181 or via his cell (775) 220-2418.

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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
Lake Tahoe (Stateline), Nevada
January 30 - February 3, 2023

Monday, January 30

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0655 Welcome NWS Staff
  0700 Geriatric Trauma: Don't Get Fooled L.Jagminas
  0800 Crazy Electrolytes A.Tarabar
  0900 Ski Break
  1545 Registration - Mandatory Sign In
  1600 To Err Is Human, to Forgive, Expensive: Overview of Medical Malpractice for Emergency Medicine Practitioners B.Becker
  1700 You've Been Served: Essential Steps for Surviving and Winning Your Malpractice Suit B.Becker
  1800 Adjourn

Tuesday, January 31

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0700 All About Bleeding A.Tarabar
  0800 Big Red Catastrophes L.Jagminas
  0900 Ski Break
  1545 Registration - Mandatory Sign In
  1600 Death Is Only Skin Deep: Derm Diseases That Kill B.Becker
  1700 ID Consults in the ED: Formal or Curbside A.Tarabar
  1800 Adjourn

Wednesday, February 1

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0700 Powder Day or Dust on Crust: Tips and Tricks From a Ski Clinic Doc B.Becker
  0800 More Than a Pain in My Back L.Jagminas
  0900 Ski Break
  1545 Registration - Mandatory Sign In
  1600 Cruising the EM Literature L.Jagminas
  1700 Who Ordered the ABG? A.Tarabar
  1800 Adjourn

Thursday, February 2

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0700 Home the Weary Traveler: Souvenirs and Dirty Laundry May Not Be All You’ll Be Packing B.Becker
  0800 Got ROSC? L.Jagminas
  0900 Ski Break
  1545 Registration - Mandatory Sign In
  1600 From Mountain Peak to Ocean Deep: Diagnosing and Treating Atmospheric Illness B.Becker
  1700 Common and Uncommon Causes of Abdominal Pain A.Tarabar
  1800 Adjourn

Friday, February 3

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0700 The Fight Against Medical Errors A.Tarabar
  0800 Cooling Out: A Case-Based Approach to Managing the Challenging Patient in the Emergency Department: Service Recovery, Press Ganey, and Long-Term Career Satisfaction B.Becker
  0900 Break
  0915 Burns and Smoke L.Jagminas
  1015 Is There an Antidote for This? A.Tarabar
  1115 Adjourn  

20 CME

20 CE

5.5 Pharmacology Hours†

Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.
Rev. 3/25/22


Bruce Becker, MD, MPH, FACEP
Professor of Behavioral and Social Science (Adj)
School of Public Health
Brown University
Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine
South County Hospital, Roger Williams General Hospital, Our Lady of Fatima Hospital
Wakefield and Providence, Rhode Island

Liudvikas Jagminas, MD, FACEP
Facility Medical Director and
Chief of Emergency Medicine
South County Health System
Associate Professor of Medical Science (Adj), Medical Education
Brown University & Alpert Medical School
Providence, Rhode Island
Program Coordinator

Asim Tarabar, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Yale Emergency Medicine Faculty
Director, Medical Toxicology
Consultant, Connecticut Poison Control Center
New Haven, Connecticut


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.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 20 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit.

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 1042229; Expiration Date 02/03/23.

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


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 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.


$100 December 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022. No refund after December 31, 2022; 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.

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