Orlando, Florida

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With over 40 million visitors every year, Orlando has long been one of the most popular vacation spots in the country. Most people automatically think of the mouse, but Orlando has a lot more to offer, no matter what you like to do on vacation. There’s golf, shopping, nearby beaches, large theme parks, and exciting nightlife.

Orlando is not just for kids anymore! From the thrill of new attractions at the world-famous theme parks and restaurants serving scrumptious foods to enlightening cultural excursions, Orlando offers a completely new vacation experience for first-time and repeat visitors.

Here are just a few of the attractions:

Universal Studios Escape & Island of Adventure + “Citywalk”; The Wizarding World of Harry Potter; Titanic: The Experience; SeaWorld; Disney’s Animal Kingdom®; Test Track ride at Epcot®; Magic Kingdom® Park; the Brevard Zoo; and La Nouba™ - Cirque du Soleil®. Then there is the dining with entertainment. Orlando has the world’s largest Hard Rock Café, a Planet Hollywood, Harley Davidson, NASCAR Café, and almost every other themed restaurant that exists. In addition there is a wonderful collection of ethnic eateries. For a complete list visit:

www.visitorlando.com

 

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress

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Take advantage of on-site activities including 45 holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature Design golf, a racquet club, a 21-acre lake with water sports, a 1/2-acre lagoon swimming pool with waterfalls and waterslides and Camp Hyatt children’s programs. This family-friendly resort offers an ideal location adjacent to Disney World – kids of all ages will love exploring area attractions.

This legendary resort has completed its extensive transformation with a modern restyling. Buena Vista View guest rooms feature balcony, flat screen TV, iHome stereo with iPod® docking station, hair dryer, iron/board, coffee/tea maker, cool box and more.

Daily hotel fee includes: wired and wireless Internet access, in room laptop safe, unlimited local calls, in room coffee/tea, intra-property transportation, use of the Health Club, 9-hole Pitch & Putt course, golf driving range access, court time at the Racket Club, basketball, volleyball, rock climbing wall and water sports (including non-motorized boats), as well as resort bicycles and quadricycles, twice daily complimentary shuttle to Premium Outlet Mall, Disney, SeaWorld, Universal Studios/Island Adventure theme parks. (See concierge for shuttle times.)

Email us at info@northwestseminars.com or call us (800) 222-6927 • (509) 547-7065

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 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 evidenced 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.

Emergency Medicine Update
Orlando, Florida
February 18-21, 2019

Monday, February 18

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0725 Welcome NWS Staff  
  0730 Evidence-Based Evaluation of the Minor Trauma Patient J.Holmes  
  0830 ECG: Subtle Findings of Acute Coronary Occlusion M.Strehlow  
  0930 Break
  0945 Syncope: "I Feel Fine; Can't I Go?" M.Strehlow  
  1015 The Anticoagulated Bleeding Patient: Coagulation Reversal J.Holmes  
  1045 Pediatric EM Update: Recent Important Articles to Know A.Sorrentino  
  1145 Current Strategies in CHF: Saving Your Drowning Patient M.Strehlow  
  1245 Adjourn
1.4 Pharmacology Hours
 
 

Tuesday, February 19

  0715 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Pediatric Cases: Things Are Not Always as They Seem J.Holmes  
  0830 Pearls for the Peri-Arrest Period M.Strehlow  
  0930 Break
  0945 Pediatric Fever: When Do They Need Antibiotics? A.Sorrentino  
  1045 Fever in the Returning Traveler: From Amebiasis to Zika M.Strehlow  
  1145 Pain Management and Sedation in the Pediatric Patient A.Sorrentino  
  1245 Adjourn
1.8 Pharmacology Hours
 
 

Wednesday, February 20

  0715 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Critical Illness in the First Year of Life A.Sorrentino  
  0830 Pediatric Rashes: From the Common to the Severe J.Holmes  
  0930 Break
  0945 Pediatric Head Trauma: Evidence-Based Evaluation and Treatment A.Sorrentino  
  1045 Pediatric Torso Trauma: Labs, FAST and CT Use J.Holmes  
  1145 Pediatric Panel Discussion A.Sorrentino, J.Holmes  
  1245 Adjourn
0.8 Pharmacology Hours
 
 

Thursday, February 21

  0715 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Trauma Resuscitation: Initial Stabilization A.Sorrentino  
  0830 Pacemakers and AICDs: Shock Through the Heart M.Strehlow  
  0900 Medical Clearance of the Psychiatric Patient J.Holmes  
  0930 Break
  0945 Challenging Cardiac Cases M.Strehlow  
  1045 Errors in the Emergency Department: Understanding and Preventing Lawsuits Holmes  
  1145 Panel Discussion M.Strehlow, J.Holmes, A.Sorrentino  
  1245 Adjourn
1.0 Pharmacology Hours
 
   

20 CME

20 Class A CEC

5.0 Pharmacology Hours†

 

FACULTY

James F. Holmes, MD, MPH
Professor and Vice Chair of Research
Department of Emergency Medicine
UC Davis School of Medicine
Sacramento, California
Program Coordinator

Annalise Sorrentino, MD
Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children’s of Alabama
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, Alabama

Matthew Strehlow, MD, FACEP
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Director, Stanford EM International
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, California

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 has been prior approved by the AANA for 20 Class A CEC; AANA Code #1036309; Expiration Date 2/21/2019.

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), and the Georgia 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, Austin, Texas 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 December 19, 2018 to January 18, 2019. No refund after January 18, 2019; 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 Kilmer: Phone number: (858) 456-7887 - 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.