Park City, Utah

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.

The Chateaux Deer Valley

Nestled amid the majestic Park City mountains, The Chateaux Deer Valley offers exemplary service and amenities for all guests, making it a popular year-round destination. At this Forbes Four-Star luxury property, guests take solace from the world and reconnect with nature. The Chateaux Deer Valley is located mid mountain at Deer Valley Resort, and while it is not a direct ski-in/ski-out property, it provides easy access to Deer Valley Resort just across Silver Lake Plaza, approximately 100 yards from Sterling Lift.

The Chateaux Deer Valley provides overnight lodging guests with complimentary usage of the secured ski and bike storage room. Stein Eriksen Sport, located across the street from the neighboring Stein Eriksen Lodge provides convenient access to ski rentals, tuning, and repair. Cena Ristorante & Lounge presents a unique blend of Italian cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere. Specialties include flat bread pizza prepared in an authentic wood-burning oven, fresh pastas and a savory selection of seafood entrees blending traditional European flavors and local essences.

Relax in The Courtyard offering uninterrupted views of the resort and valley. There is also a Fitness Center, open 24 hours a day. Run of House Guest rooms offer a luxurious blend of comfort and modern style equipped with kitchenette, fireplace, safe, heated towel rack, jetted tub, plush robes, signature bath products, iron/board, hairdryer and more. Deer Valley Resort is filled with non-stop activity such as lift-served mountain biking, hiking and scenic chairlift rides, and music-filled evenings at the Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater.

In addition, Park City Main Street is located just 5 minutes from The Chateaux Deer Valley and offers a great place to explore our authentic mining town, offering exclusive shopping, energetic nightlife, and opulent art galleries, as well as a number of locations for dining. The Chateaux Deer Valley offers complimentary scheduled shuttle service to/from Historic Main Street  to all in-house guests.

Please be aware the the pool area is currently undergoing improvements and is closed for the winter. Chateaux guests may use the Stein Eriksen pool located across the street, and resort shuttles will take guest back and forth.

The Chateaux Deer Valley is located approximately 38 miles from the Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC).​ Hotel guests are welcome to self-park in the on-site heated, secured garage facility.

Lift Tickets

Deer Valley Resort is limiting the number of lift tickets sold each day. They strongly recommend that you pre-purchase tickets well in advance online to guarantee access, please click here for more information.

Deer Valley is a ski only resort. For all other ski resorts in the area, please visit their websites for lift ticket information.

Equipment Rentals: Ski-N-See is offering a 27% discount rental when you reserve in advance by visiting here. They have 14 shop locations, a large selection of in-demand gear and Ski-N-Board experts ready to help you.

For Deer Valley Resort COVID-19 Policies, please click here.

Email us at or call us (800) 222-6927 • (509) 547-7065


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.


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.


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 14-18, 2022

Monday, March 14

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0655 Introduction NWS Staff  
  0700 Sepsis Definitions: What's in a Name? T.Osborn  
  0800 Vasopressors: What to Use When? T.Osborn  
  0900 Break
  1545 Mandatory Sign In
  1600 Common Procedures in the ICU: Tracheostomy, PEG, Bedside Debridement R.Sawyer  
  1700 Fluids: Which Ones Should We Use / Not Use? S. Lowson  
  1800 Adjourn
2.2 Pharmacology Hours

Tuesday, March 15

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0700 Arrhythmias I S.Lowson  
  0800 Arrhythmias II S.Lowson  
  0900 Break
  1545 Mandatory Sign In
  1600 Emergent Intubation of the Morbidly Obese T.Osborn  
  1700 Necrotizing Pancreatitis: When To, and Not To, Operate? R.Sawyer  
  1800 Adjourn
2 Pharmacology Hours

Wednesday, March 16

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0700 Initial Management of the Multi-Trauma Patient R.Sawyer  
  0800 What to Do If Someone Is Bleeding Really, Really Fast? R.Sawyer  
  0900 Break
  1545 Mandatory Sign In
  1600 Driving Pressure, Transmural Pressure and Other Ventilator Guides S.Lowson  
  1700 Beyond the Stethoscope: When Physician Becomes Family T.Osborn  
  1800 Adjourn
0.5 Pharmacology Hours

Thursday, March 17

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0700 The Harsh Reality of More Demand Than Systems Can Handle: Lessons From COVID T.Osborn  
  0800 Leadership Styles T.Osborn  
  0900 Break
  1545 Mandatory Sign In
  1600 Severe C. Difficile Disease: When and How to Operate R.Sawyer  
  1700 ICU and the Elderly S.Lowson  
  1800 Adjourn
0.3 Pharmacology Hours

Friday, March 18

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0700 Difficult Conversations T.Osborn  
  0800 Necrotizing Fasciitis R.Sawyer  
  0900 Break
  0915 Management of Volume S.Lowson  
  1015 Renal Protection After Cardiac / Major Surgery S.Lowson  
  1115 Adjourn
2 Pharmacology Hours

20 CME

20 Class A CE

7 Pharmacology Hours†

Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.
Rev. 3/8/21


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

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

Robert G. Sawyer, MD, FACS, FIDSA, FCCM
Professor of Surgery and Medical Engineering
Chair, Department of Surgery
Western Michigan University
Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine
Kalamazoo, Michigan


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 has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology for 20 Class A CE; Code Number 1040793; Expiration Date 3/18/2022.

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.


Mark T. Murphy, MD, MSN Education, LLC, St. Petersburg, Florida and Medical Director, Northwest Anesthesia Seminars, Pasco, Washington


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.


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.


$100 January 13, 2022 to February 12, 2022. No refund after February 12, 2022; 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! Click here for more information.

*Effective January 1, 2023, net hotel will no longer be included in FAP calculations.

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.


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.