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Maui, Hawaii

From a rugged back country hike through tropical forests to educational activities focusing on Maui’s culture, history, and environment to unique attractions and world class entertainment—the Magic Isles have it all! Snorkel Honolua Bay, or hike through Haleakala National Park.

Enjoy fresh Hawaiian cuisine at a real Lu’au, or experience the best golf in paradise with challenges for players of all skill levels. For an unforgettable vacation that will rejuvenate you, body and soul, come to Maui.

Hyatt Regency Maui

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.

Newly-renovated guest rooms feature 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 or two Queen beds. Resort Fee inclusions subject to change without notice.

Speedi Shuttle is offering attendees and their travel companions discounted shared airport/hotel shuttle service. 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, adjustable headrests and comfortable seats. For pricing and to reserve, click here.

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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 critical care specialty or are impacted by it.

PROGRAM PURPOSE

The practitioner of critical care medicine must possess the scientific background for clinical practice; maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty, but also of all additional related disciplines which may impact it; maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge and skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents, and procedures necessary for the provision of quality patient care; manage self and colleagues to function toward common goals in the clinical setting, clinical and educational institutions, and the community in which the practice resides; serve as an expert in matters involving health care delivery; serve as an informed manager of clinical and educational services provided, including the acquisition and distribution of resources necessary in meeting professional goals; and provide assistance with and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon the professional expertise of the practitioner.

Presentations are designed to facilitate the healthcare provider maintaining skills of the same kind to review and update knowledge and abilities in one or more of these areas 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 critical care services.

Explain the selection, dosing considerations with methods of administration, safe use, and contraindications and precautions of drugs based on their chemical and pharmacologic properties.

Outline comprehensive management plans for the group of patients discussed, whether related in age, physical status, cultural background, invasive procedure, anesthetic or analgesic requirements, clinical setting, adverse reactions, and/or goals of care.

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 appropriate recommendations and/or requirements of pertinent external organizations, institutions, and professional groups in the provision of critical care services, whether medical, legal, philosophical, ethical, or health care management standards.

Critical Care: The Team Approach
Maui, Hawaii
May 22-26, 2023

Monday, May 22

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign in - Breakfast
  0725 Welcome NWS Staff
  0730 ARDS Management M.Javed
  0830 Ventilator Asynchrony: Using Ventilator Graphics to Improve Patient Care M.Javed
  0930 Break
  0945 Circulatory Shock and Optimal Oxygenation E.Kistler
  1045 Improving Outcomes in Patients in Septic Shock E.Kistler
  1145 Bedside Procedures in the ICU K.Pei
  1245 Adjourn
     

Tuesday, May 23

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign in - Breakfast
  0730 Trauma Resuscitation K.Pei
  0830 Trauma-Induced Coagulopathy and ROTEM / TEG K.Pei
  0930 Break
  0945 Newer Anticoagulants and Reversal Methodologies M.Javed
  1045 ECMO for the General Intensivist M.Javed
  1145 The Contribution of the GI Tract to Critical Illness E.Kistler
  1245 Adjourn
     

Wednesday, May 24 – Day Open

     

Thursday, May 25

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign in - Breakfast
  0730 Acute Fluid Management in the ICU E.Kistler
  0830 Emergency Airway Management in the ICU E.Kistler
  0930 Break
  0945 Extended Infusion Antibiotics K.Pei
  1045 Difficult ICU Cases K.Pei
  1145 DKA Management M.Javed
  1245 Adjourn
     

Friday, May 26

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign in - Breakfast
  0730 Palliative Care and End of Life Care in the ICU M.Javed
  0830 Burnout in the ICU M.Javed
  0930 Break
  0945 Traumatic Brain Injury and ICU Management K.Pei
  1045 Acute Kidney Injury in the ICU E.Kistler
  1145 Beta Blockers and the Sympathetic Nervous System in Critical Illness E.Kistler
  1245 Adjourn  
 

20 CME

20 Class A CE

20 CE

7.5 Pharmacology Hours†

 
  Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.  
  Rev. 2/20/23  

FACULTY

Muhammad Ali Javed, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary and Neuro Critical care
Mercy Hospital St. Louis
Department of Critical Care Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Erik B. Kistler, MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Director, Anesthesia Critical Care (ACCM) VA ICU Service
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
University of California San Diego / VA San Diego
Adjunct Professor
Department of Bioengineering
University of California San Diego
San Diego, California

Kevin Y. Pei, MD, MHSEd, FACS
Program Director, General Surgery Residency
Associate Chief Academic Research Officer
Section Chief, General Surgery, Randallia Faculty Practice
American College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institute Director
Mirro Center for Research and Innovation
Medical Director, Simulation Center
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Fort Wayne, Indiana

PROGRAM COORDINATOR
(non-speaking role)

Stuart Lowson, BSc, MBBs, MRCP, FRCA
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Co-Director Surgical Trauma ICU
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

ACCREDITATION

Northwest Anesthesia Seminars / Northwest Seminars is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Northwest Anesthesia Seminars / Northwest Seminars 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: This activity contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology™ (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0® requirements.

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 1041972; Expiration Date 05/26/2023.

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.

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 March 23, 2023 to April 22, 2023. No refund after April 22, 2023; 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.

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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