Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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Myrtle Beach is part of the Grand Strand, sixty miles of sandy white beaches along the beautiful blue Atlantic Ocean. Around 14 million people visit Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand each year. From day to night, Myrtle Beach offers the finest in entertainment and dining establishments.

There is always something to do, whether it be amusement parks, water parks, or other thrilling venues. Myrtle Beach also has over 100 golf courses. Enjoy some of the hottest nightclubs, dancing, piano, and sports bars in the area. Catch a live show with music ranging from country to Broadway tunes. Take advantage of the area’s many eateries, including theme dining and four star restaurants.

If you like to shop, you won’t be disappointed with area malls, factory outlets, and specialty stores, where you can find exactly what you’re looking for. Don’t miss one of the area’s truly unique attractions - Brookgreen Gardens - the country’s largest sculpture garden.

Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes

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Discover this family friendly, tropical oceanfront retreat, located just steps from the ocean on North Myrtle Beach. As part of the Grande Dunes, an upscale 2,200-acre plantation-style community, guests will enjoy championship golf, tennis, a fitness center, large beachfront pool with a water slide,  and the simple but priceless pleasure of sitting on the pristine beach.

Savor a wide array of freshly prepared favorites and a stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean in Ocean’s on 82nd. For alfresco dining, enjoy something light pool side at the Cove or Ocean Blu.  Indulge in a massage or facial at Hibiscus Spa, featuring a full menu of wellness services. Explore the area, from championship courses at Grande Dunes and Barefoot Landing, to the famous Boardwalk, The Pavilion and nearby attractions.

Newly remodeled guest rooms feature 1 King or 2 Queen beds  (based on hotel availability), plus a flat screen TV, mini-refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, alarm clock, large work desk, safe, marble bathroom with robes, hairdryer and more. The Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes offers the ideal blend of comfort, convenience and luxury to make your tropical getaway in this oceanfront setting truly remarkable.

Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes is located approximately 10 miles from the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR). Self parking at the resort is approximately $15 per day, Valet parking is approximately $18 per day. Parking rates 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 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
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
August 6-9, 2020

Thursday, August 6

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0725 Welcome
NWS Staff
 
  0730 Sepsis Overview
P.Marik
 
  0830 Vitamin C, Hydrocortisone and Thiamine for Sepsis
P.Marik
 
  0930 Break
  0945 Critical Care of the Patient With Acute Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
T.Bleck
 
  1045 Seizures and Status Epilepticus
T.Bleck
 
  1145 Effective Communication in Crisis
B.Flynn
 
  1245 Adjourn
 

Friday, August 7

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Pulmonary Hypertension: Not All Pressures Are Created Equally
B.Flynn
 
  0830 RV: The Other Ventricle
B.Flynn
 
  0930 Break
  0945 Fluid and Hemodynamic Management
P.Marik
 
  1045 LR versus NS
P.Marik
 
  1145 Management of Severe Head Trauma
T.Bleck
 
  1245 Adjourn
 

Saturday, August 8

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Neurogenic Respiratory Failure
T.Bleck
 
  0830 Coma and Brain Death
T.Bleck
 
  0930 Break
  0945 Oxygen Utilization
B.Flynn
 
  1045 Vasoplegia in the ICU
B.Flynn
 
  1145 Lactate Myths
P.Marik
 
  1245 Adjourn
 

Sunday, August 9

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 How Critical Illness Affects the Brain and Visa Versa
T.Bleck
 
  0830 Acute Stroke Intervention
T.Bleck
 
  0930 Break
  0945 Nutrition in the ICU
P.Marik
 
  1045 ARDS etc.
P.Marik
 
  1145 ECMO 101
B.Flynn
 
  1245 Adjourn
   

20 CME

20 CEC

Pharmacology Hours†

 
Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.

FACULTY

Tom Bleck, MD, MCCM, FNCS
Professor of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Professor Emeritus of Neurological Sciences, Neurosurgery, Medicine, and Anesthesiology
Rush Medical College
Chicago, Illinois
Founding Past President, Neurocritical Care Society
Associate Editor, Critical Care Medicine

Brigid Flynn, MD
Associate Professor
Director Division of Critical Care
Co-Director Cardiothoracic ICU
Chair Anesthesia Research Committee
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, Kansas

Paul E. Marik, MD, FCCP, FCCM
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Department of Internal Medicine
Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Norfolk, Virginia

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), 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.

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Mark Murphy, MD, MSN Education, Treasure Island, Florida 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 June 7, 2020 to July 7, 2020. No refund after July 7, 2020; 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 Gray: Phone number: (858) 456-7962 - 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.