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 Resort & Spa

Welcome to an oceanfront oasis on world-renowned Ka‘anapali Beach. This newly reimagined 40-acre Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa is a AAA Four Diamond-rated hotel offering access to everything you desire for an unforgettable getaway in paradise. Enjoy a half-acre pool with a dedicated water playground for keiki (kids),  on-site luau, rooftop stargazing, oceanfront golf, a beachfront spa, cultural activities, and true Hawaiian hospitality. Explore West Maui attractions with close proximity to Whalers Village, beach parks and more.

Newly-renovated guest rooms feature one king bed or two queen beds (based on hotel availability), private lanai with a glass balcony, flat screen TV,  coffee/tea maker, mini fridge,  robes, iron/board, safe, hairdryer and other amenities to assure a comfortable stay.

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa is loctaed approximarley 27 miles from  Kahului Airport (OGG).

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
May 19-23, 2025

Monday, May 19

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0725 Welcome NWS Staff
  0730 ARDS Management: Overview M.Javed
  0830 Ventilator Asynchrony: Using Ventilator Graphics to Improve Patient Care M.Javed
  0930 Break
  0945 Sepsis Definitions: What’s in a Name? T.Osborn
  1045 Sepsis Resuscitation T.Osborn
  1145 Bedside Procedures in the ICU K.Pei
  1245 Adjourn
     

Tuesday, May 20

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Trauma Resuscitation K.Pei
  0830 Trauma-Induced Coagulopathy and ROTEM / TEG K.Pei
  0930 Break
  0945 ECMO for the General Intensivist M.Javed
  1045 Management of DKA M.Javed
  1145 Beyond the Stethoscope: When Physician Becomes Family T.Osborn
  1245 Adjourn
     

Wednesday May 21 – Open Day

     

Thursday, May 22

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Vasopressors: What to Use When T.Osborn
  0830 Emergent Intubation of the Morbidly Obese T.Osborn
  0930 Break
  0945 Traumatic Brain Injury and ICU Management K.Pei
  1045 Continuous Antibiotic Infusions: What Is the Evidence? K.Pei
  1145 Newer Anticoagulants and Reversal Methodologies M.Javed
  1245 Adjourn
     

Friday, May 23

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Burnout in the ICU M.Javed
  0830 Palliative Care and End-of-Life Care In the ICU M.Javed
  0930 Break
  0945 Leadership Styles T.Osborn
  1045 The Harsh Reality of More Demand Than Systems Can Handle: Lessons From COVID T.Osborn
  1145 Difficult ICU Cases K.Pei
  1245 Adjourn  
   

20 CME

20 Class A CE

20 CE

5.4 Pharmacology Hours†

 
Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.
Rev. 2/4/24

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

Tiffany Osborn, MD
Professor of Surgery and Emergency Medicine
Director, Sepsis Quality Initiative
Washington University Department of Surgery
Director of Leadership and Professional Development
Barnes Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri

Kevin Y. Pei, MD, MHSEd, FACS
Adjunct 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 1044450; Expiration Date 05/23/2025.

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 20, 2025 to April 19, 2025. No refund after April 19, 2025; 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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