Locations

Maui, Hawaii

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Travelers who can go anywhere in the world come back to Maui again and again. There is magic on this island, where natural wonders set your spirit free and the warm aloha of Maui’s people fills your heart with a sense of belonging. Maui’s natural beauty is accessible and breathtaking. From a rugged back country hike to educational activities focusing on Maui’s culture, history, and environment to unique attractions and world class entertainment - the Magic Isles have it all!

The best golf in paradise is yours to enjoy on Maui. There are challenges for players of all skill levels and incredible views. Nowhere else in the world will you find the array of ocean sports and activities that Maui offers. There are the 42 miles of world famous beaches, ranging from the little jewel of Red Sand Beach to the black sand beach at Waianapanapa State Park. The best snorkeling is at Honolua Bay or the small islet of Molokini, a submerged crater.

For the nature enthusiast, Maui has breathtaking hiking trails. The rangers at Haleakala National Park lead free nature walks, both at the 10,000 foot summit of Maui’s awe-inspiring, long-dormant volcano and at Oheo Gulch with its famous Seven Pools. For an unforgettable vacation that will rejuvenate you, body and soul, come to Maui and find out why people in Hawaii say, “Maui no ka oi...Maui is the best.”

Hyatt Regency Maui

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Discover the ultimate Kaanapali Beach hotel - the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, surrounded by 40 lush beachfront acres. Frolic in the resort’s famous 750,000-gallon fantasy pool, pamper yourself at the spa, play championship golf and tennis, scuba, ride the waves, even spend an evening with the heavens. Feast on the beauty of nature, on the hotel’s priceless art collection, and in the delectable restaurants. From fun, family-oriented programs to Hula demonstrations and art and garden tours, you’ll find this resort offers everything you need for a perfect and memorable stay.

Each guest room features a separate sitting area and lanai, iron/board, high speed internet access (fee applies), safe, hairdryer, coffee maker, and other amenities to assure a comfortable stay. Bedding options (based on availability) include one king bed plus a full size sofa sleeper or two beds consisting of one queen and one double bed. Resort Fee inclusions subject to change without notice.

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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 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 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. 

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
Maui, Hawaii
October 14-18, 2019

Monday, October 14

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0725 Welcome and Announcements NWS Staff  
  0730 Hidden Killers: Plain Film Findings You Can't Afford to Miss S.Mehta  
  0830 Novel Use of Bedside Ultrasound S.Mehta  
  0930 Break
  0945 Novel Drugs of Abuse: What Are These Kids Doing! V.Bebarta  
  1045 Aortic Dissection: How Severe Is the Pain? S.Shroyer  
  1145 Back Pain: A Spine Infection Risk Stratification S.Shroyer  
  1245 Adjourn
 

Tuesday, October 15

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Snakebites: What to Do and What Not to Do! V.Bebarta  
  0830 We Can Do Better: Pain Management in the ED and Hospital V.Bebarta  
  0930 Break
  0945 Pulmonary Embolus: An Evidence-Based Overview S.Shroyer  
  1045 Emergency Medicine at 29,035 ft.: High Altitude Medicine S.Mehta  
  1145 Two for the Price of One: Trauma in Pregnancy S.Mehta  
  1245 Adjourn
 

Wednesday, October 16 - Open Day

 

Thursday, October 17

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Prescription Opioid Abuse: The Epidemic, the Solutions, and Your Role in It V.Bebarta  
  0830 One Pill, Sip, Taste, or Gulp Can Kill: Cases of Pediatric Toxicology V.Bebarta  
  0930 Break
  0945 The Zebras: Unique Presentations and Stranger Diagnoses S.Mehta  
  1045 All Bleeding Stops Sometimes: Hemorrhage Control in Trauma S.Mehta  
  1145 To Scan or Not to Scan: Approach to Closed Head Injury S.Shroyer  
  1245 Adjourn
 

Friday, October 18

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Reflections on a Combat Sabbatical: Lessons Learned in War S.Mehta  
  0830 STEMI - NSTEMI: Resource Utilization and Cardiac Care S.Shroyer  
  0930 Break
  0945 MRSA: More Than Just an Abscess S.Shroyer  
  1045 Domestic Chemical Attack: Will It Happen? New Threats and Novel Antidotes V.Bebarta  
  1145 Pesticides: What Kills You and What Won't V.Bebarta  
  1245 Adjourn
   

20 CME

20 CEC

Pharmacology Hours TBD†

 

FACULTY

Vikhyat S. Bebarta, MD, FACEP, FACMT
Lt Col, US Air Force
Associate Professor, Department of Military and Emergency Medicine
Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
Bethesda, Maryland
Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine
University of Texas Health Sciences Center‑San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Texas A & M University
Temple, Texas

Sumeru Ghanshyam Mehta, MD
Staff Physician, Greater San Antonio Emergency Physicians
Board of Directors, Greater San Antonio Emergency Physicians
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Department of Military and Emergency Medicine
San Antonio, Texas
Program Coordinator

Steven Shroyer, MD, FACEP
Private Practice in Clinical Emergency Medicine
Greater San Antonio Emergency Physicians
Assistant Professor Emergency Medicine
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

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), and the Georgia 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, Austin, Texas 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 August 14, 2019 to September 13, 2019. No refund after September 13, 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

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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