Park City, Utah

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Park City has recently seen historic changes. Two of the town’s resorts merged to form Park City Mountain Resort, the largest ski area in the United States, connected by the new Quicksilver Gondola. Other enhancements include two new lifts, restaurant upgrades, and enhanced snowmaking capabilities.

The six mountains of Deer Valley Resort offer a thrilling day for skiers of all abilities. Challenge yourself on the same runs skied by Olympians during the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Winter Games; take a ski lesson and learn the basic fundamentals of an exciting, new sport; or treat yourself to Deer Valley’s award-winning cuisine.

You will also find opportunities to cross-country ski, hike, fish, boat, and enjoy wildlife. After a day of skiing, explore and indulge with award-winning dining, incredible shopping, and vibrant nightlife. Park City has something for everyone.

Hyatt Centric Park City

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Ideally situated at the base of Canyons Village in Park City, Utah, Hyatt Centric Park City is an AAA Four Diamond, luxury resort located in the heart of North America’s largest ski resort offering 7,300 acres of skiable terrain. Hyatt Centric Park City offers ski-in/ski-out access via Sunrise chairlift. Combined with nearby Deer Valley Resort outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy over 9,000 acres of recreational terrain.

Hyatt Centric Park City is a beautiful alpine retreat long loved by skiers, snowboarders, and outdoor enthusiasts. It is situated about five miles from downtown Park City dining and shopping, and during ski season, the lodge provides guests with a free shuttle within the Canyons Resort area and downtown Park City. This resort features an outdoor heated pool and two whirlpools for use all year long.

Enjoy a swim in the warm, soothing waters while you enjoy the peaceful views of snow-capped mountains. Grab some food from EPC Market, and head out to eat an alfresco breakfast, lunch, or dinner poolside. Keep up your workout routine in the 24-hour StayFit™ fitness center. When it’s time to dine, Escala Provisions Company is a casual restaurant and bar that serves fresh locally-inspired food and drinks for breakfast and dinner. An extension to the restaurant, the urban market, offers an abundant selection of beverages and foods like salads, sandwiches, and, hearth fired pizza. After a day on the slopes, roast s’mores at Escala Provisions Company while gathered around the fire with the family.

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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
Park City, Utah
March 25-29, 2019

Monday, March 25

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0650 Introduction NWS Staff  
  0700 ARDS Update A.Vinayak  
  0800 Ventilator Waveforms A.Vinayak  
  0900 Break
  1545 Mandatory Sign In
  1600 Resuscitation and Management of Bleeding and Coagulopathic Patients J.Claridge  
  1700 Transfusion Thresholds in the ICU S.Lowson  
  1800 Adjourn
 

Tuesday, March 26

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0700 Crystalloids and Colloids S.Lowson  
  0800 Renal Protection and Cardiac Surgery S.Lowson  
  0900 Break
  1545 Mandatory Sign In
  1600 Noninvasive Hemodynamic Monitoring A.Vinayak  
  1700 Taking Care of the Obese Patient in the ICU J.Claridge  
  1800 Adjourn
 

Wednesday, March 27

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0700 Managing Difficult Trauma Cases J.Claridge  
  0800 Balancing the Appropriate Infection Workup and Keeping Infection Rates Low J.Claridge  
  0900 Break
  1545 Mandatory Sign In
  1600 Lung USS A.Vinayak  
  1700 Airway Management S.Lowson  
  1800 Adjourn
 

Thursday, March 28

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0700 Best Practice of ICU Design and Flow J.Claridge  
  0800 Acute Pulmonary Hypertension and Vasoplegia in the Cardiac Surgical Patient S.Lowson  
  0900 Break
  1545 Mandatory Sign In
  1600 Update on Sedation and Delirium A.Vinayak  
  1700 Alternatives to Opioids S.Lowson  
  1800 Adjourn
 

Friday, March 29

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0700 Cardiopulmonary Considerations in SAH A.Vinayak  
  0800 Acute Ischemic CVA A.Vinayak  
  0915 Using Informatics and Systems to Improve Patient Care J.Claridge  
  1015 ICU and the Elderly S.Lowson  
  1115 Adjourn
   

20 CME

20 CEC

Pharmacology Hours TBD†

 

FACULTY

Jeffrey Claridge, MD
Professor of Surgery and Critical care
MetroHealth Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio

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

Ajeet Vinayak, MD
Director of Medical Intensive Care
MedStar Health
Georgetown University
Washington, District of Columbia

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 Anesthesia 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 I 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 I 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 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 T. Murphy, MD, MSN Education, LLC, St. Petersburg, Florida and Medical Director, Northwest Anesthesia 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 January 24, 2019 to February 23, 2019. No refund after February 23, 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.