Upcoming Maui Meeting Status Updates as of August 16, 2023
January 8-12, 2024, Maui, Hawaii, Critical Care: The Team Approach is still scheduled to be held at the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort in Maui, Hawaii (area not impacted by fires).
The Wailea area of Maui welcomes visitors to help support Maui's economic recovery.
Donations for Maui residents affected by fires can be made by visiting here.

Maui, Hawaii

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.”

Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort

Retreat to Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort, a luxury hotel set on 15 beachfront acres. Immerse yourself in the island spirit with regional farm-to-table dining, direct access to Mokapu Beach, and rooms boasting tropical views. Explore the exotic Polynesian culture and history of Maui during the resort luau experience, featuring an authentic ohana-style meal and cocktails during the Feast at Mokapu.

Enjoy a tranquil retreat with five different pools to relax and soak up the sun, including three ocean-facing cascading infinity pools, a lagoon pool and an adult tranquility pool. Revel in complete tranquility at the Āwili Spa and Salon, a premium spa resort that offers a unique apothecary experience with treatments tailor-made to fit your needs.

If you'd like to stay on top of your fitness routine, Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort offers the latest Matrix fitness and strength training equipment for your use. Savor the tropical flavors of the Hawaiian Islands at the four on-site restaurants. Share authentic, farm-fresh, seasonal cuisine with a modern twist at the award-winning Ka’ana Kitchen. Watch the sunset amidst infinity waterfall pools with a crafty cocktail in hand at Lehua Lounge. Enjoy lunch by the lagoon pool or pick up grab-and-go goods from the 24-hour Mokapu Market for an island picnic. Dine at Morimoto Maui, the quintessential island destination for Japanese fusion.

Guest rooms feature a soothing neutral palette and modern wood furnishings plus 1 king or 2 queen beds (based on hotel availability), complimentary minibar with local snacks and non-alcoholic beverages, and a private lanai and much more to ensure a relaxing stay. Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort is located approximately 16 miles from the Kahului Airport (OGG) and 33 miles from the Kapalua Airport (JHM). Valet parking only at the resort, approximately $48/night. Parking rates subject to change without notice.

Contact us here or call (800) 222-6927 • (509) 547-7065
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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
January 8-12, 2024


Monday, January 8

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0725 Welcome NWS Staff
  0730 Mechanical Ventilation: Key Concepts C.Sessler
  0830 Patient-Mechanical Ventilator Interactions: Learning From Ventilator Graphics C.Sessler
  0930 Break
  0945 Airway Management in the ICU A.Rigamonti
  1045 Choice of Sedation in Neurointensive Care A.Rigamonti
  1145 Management of VV ECMO for Noncardiac Surgery C.Jelly
  1245 Adjourn
     

Tuesday, January 9

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Introduction to Cardiac Ultrasound C.Jelly
  0830 Ultrasound in Shock States C.Jelly
  0930 Break
  0945 Septic Shock: Concepts and Controversies C.Sessler
  1045 Sedation and Analgesia in the ICU: Comfort Without Coma C.Sessler
  1145 Hyperosmolar Therapy A.Rigamonti
  1245 Adjourn
     

Wednesday January 10 – Open Day

     

Thursday, January 11

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Stroke Management in ICU A.Rigamonti
  0830 Traumatic Brain Injury: Is a Protocolized Approach the Answer ? A.Rigamonti
  0930 Break
  0945 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: What's New and Not So New? A.Rigamonti
  1045 Assessment of LV Systolic Function C.Jelly
  1145 Assessment of RV Systolic Function C.Jelly
  1245 Adjourn
     

Friday, January 12

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Liberation From Mechanical Ventilation: Evidence-Based Practice C.Sessler
  0830 Ventilator and Airway Complications: A Case-Based Approach C.Sessler
  0930 Break
  0945 Overview of Acid-Base Disturbances C.Sessler
  1045 Gastric and Airway Ultrasound C.Jelly
  1145 Introduction to Lung Ultrasound C.Jelly
  1245 Adjourn  
   

20 CME

20 Class A CE

20 CE

3.5 Pharmacology Hours†

 
Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.
Rev. 12/6/23

FACULTY

 

Christina Jelly, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Co-Director of POCUS
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee

Andrea Rigamonti, MD, FNCS
Associate Professor
Medical Director, Trauma-Neuro ICU
Director, NeuroAnaesthesia Fellowship Program
Department of Anaesthesia
Department of Critical Care Medicine
St. Michael’s Hospital, Unity Health Toronto
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Curtis N. Sessler, MD, Master FCCP, FCCM, ATSF
Orhan Muren Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Associate Chair for Faculty Development
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Medical College of Virginia Physicians and Hospitals
Richmond, Virginia

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 1043401; Expiration Date 01/12/2024.

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 November 9, 2023 to December 9, 2023. No refund after December 9, 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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