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

Discover the ultimate Kaanapali Beach hotel - the newly renovated Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, surrounded by 40 lush beachfront acres. Pamper yourself at the oceanfront 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 10 delectable on-site restaurants. Cool off in one of six free-form pool areas with waterfalls at the edge of the Pacific Ocean, slide down the 150' lava tube waterslide, or check out the whirlpool, rope bridge, or the interactive children's pool, all dazzling and refreshing.  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.

All guest rooms are freshly renovated and feature a lanai with glass balcony, minifridge, coffee/tea maker, robes, iron/board, safe, hairdryer, and other amenities to assure a comfortable stay. Bedding options (based on hotel availability) include one king bed plus a full size sofa sleeper or two queen beds. Resort Fee inclusions subject to change without notice.

SPEEDISHUTTLE BOOKING:

SpeediShuttle provides shared ride airport transportation in Mercedes shuttles at a discounted rate for attendees and their travel companions in select Hawaii locations. Guests with prearranged arrival reservations are met in the baggage claim area, then directed to their waiting shuttle. Vehicle amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, 6’1” headroom, three point seat restraints, adjustable headrests and roomy comfortable seats. Reserve by visiting: https://www.speedishuttle.com/a/multiaff/sp1/res/one_way?reservation_params=1&trip[0][service_area]=2&code=NWAS93328&trip[trip_type]=roundtrip&host=https://www.speedishuttle.com/

For important information and COVID-19 requirements for travel to Hawaii, visit: https://hawaiicovid19.com/travel/#travel-FAQs

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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
Maui, Hawaii
November 7-11, 2022

Monday, November 7

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0725 Welcome NWS Staff  
  0730 Sepsis Made Simple I.Claudius  
  0830 The Crashing Asthmatic T.Hedayati  
  0930 Break
  0945 Approach to the Difficult Airway: Prep for Success T.Hedayati  
  1045 New Drugs of Abuse: the Low-Down on Getting High) I.Claudius  
  1145 Shake it Up: Pearls for the Seizing Patient M.Lu  
  1245 Adjourn
 

Tuesday, November 8

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Tachydysrhythmias That'll Make Your Heart Race T.Hedayati  
  0830 Slow Your Roll: Approach to Bradydysrhythmias T.Hedayati  
  0930 Break
  0945 Critical Hypertension Cases that will Make Your Blood Pressure Rise M.Lu  
  1045 STEMI Equivalents: ECG Findings that Deserve the Cath Lab T.Hedayati  
  1145 Pediatric EKGs: Nothing or Nightmare? M.Lu  
  1245 Adjourn
 

Wednesday, November 9 - Day Open

Thursday, November 10

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 The Febrile Infant: A Step-Wise Approach M.Lu  
  0830 Pearls in Pediatric Resuscitation I.Claudius  
  0930 Break
  0945 A Private's Chat: Pediatric GU Cases I.Claudius  
  1045 Dangerous and Bad Practices in Kids M.Lu  
  1145 You Put What Where?!: Foreign Bodies for All Ages I.Claudius  
  1245 Adjourn
 

Friday, November 11

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Trauma Pearls and Pitfalls for Big and Little Kids M.Lu  
  0830 Acute Agitation and Other Psychiatric Emergencies I.Claudius  
  0930 Break
  0945 Approach to the Sick Heart Failure Patient T.Hedayati  
  1045 Mythbusters! Claudius / Hedayati / Lu  
  1145 Stump the Experts! Claudius / Hedayati / Lu  
  1245 Adjourn
   

20 CME

20 Class A CE

20 CE

4 Pharmacology Hours†

 
Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.
Rev. 8/4/22

FACULTY

Ilene A. Claudius, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
Director of Quality, Emergency Department
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Tarlan Hedayati, MD, FACEP
Chair of Education
Department of Emergency Medicine
Cook County Health
Associate Professor
Chicago, Illinois

Mimi Lu, MD FACEP, FAAEM
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Program Coordinator

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.

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 1041739; Expiration Date 11/11/22.

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 September 8, 2022 to October 8, 2022. No refund after October 8, 2022; 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.