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. Ski 'n See, located at the hotel, 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.

Enjoy uninterrupted views of the resort and valley in the courtyard, offering a freshly renovated, outdoor heated pool and two hot tubs, signature water and fire features, four smaller fire pits in the center of the courtyard, new seating areas, and more poolside lounging space! 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 and is located across the street.

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 on a first come, first served basis.

The Chateaux Deer Valley is located approximately 38 miles from the Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC).​ Overnight hotel guests can utilize self-parking in the onsite heated, secured underground garage facility, on a complimentary basis for those that booked their room via NWS/NWWT reservation methods (otherwise, it is approximately $35/night). There is a self-parking parking charge for non-overnight hotel guests coming to the hotel to attend the meeting, Approx $35/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 emergency medicine 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 evidence-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.

Current Topics in Emergency Medicine
Park City, Utah
February 12-16, 2024

Monday, February 12

  0630 Registration – Mandatory Sign In – Continental Breakfast
  0655 Introduction NWS Staff
  0700 Traumatic Cardiac Injury, Confusion With Contusion M.Fix
  0800 Wide Complex Tachycardia M.Fix
  0900 Ski Break
  1545 Mandatory Sign In
  1600 Pediatric Trauma M.Moreira
  1700 Pearls for Environmental Injuries M.Moreira
  1800 Adjourn
     

Tuesday, February 13

  0630 Registration – Mandatory Sign In – Continental Breakfast
  0700 Cardiac Arrest in Special Populations M.Fix
  0800 Toxicologic Manifestations on EKG C.Hoyte
  0900 Ski Break
  1545 Mandatory Sign In
  1600 Toxicity From Vaping C.Hoyte
  1700 Geriatric Trauma M.Moreira
  1800 Adjourn
     

Wednesday, February 14

  0630 Registration – Mandatory Sign In – Continental Breakfast
  0700 The Art of Reducing Dislocation M.Moreira
  0800 Critical Procedures: Time Is Critical M.Moreira
  0900 Ski Break
  1545 Mandatory Sign In
  1600 Critical Care Toxicology C.Hoyte
  1700 Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in the Poisoned Patient C.Hoyte
  1800 Adjourn
     

Thursday, February 15

  0630 Registration – Mandatory Sign In – Continental Breakfast
  0700 Novel Drugs of Abuse C.Hoyte
  0800 Controversies in Trauma M.Moreira
  0900 Ski Break
  1545 Mandatory Sign In
  1600 Infectious Disease Mysteries M.Fix
  1700 Botulism Toxicity C.Hoyte
  1800 Adjourn
     

Friday, February 16

  0630 Registration – Mandatory Sign In – Continental Breakfast
  0700 Please Don’t Say It’s the Worst Headache: Thunderclap Headaches M.Fix
  0800 The Obese Airway M.Fix
  0900 Break
  0915 Bradycardia and Hypotension in the Poisoned Patient C.Hoyte
  1015 OB Emergencies M.Moreira
  1115 Adjourn  
   

20 CME

20 Class A CE

20 CE

3.5 Pharmacology Hours†

 
Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.
Rev. 12/11/23

FACULTY

 

Megan Fix, MD
Vice Chair of Education, Emergency Medicine
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah

Christopher Hoyte, MD, MBA, FAACT, FACMT
Medical Director, Rocky Mountain Poison Center
Fellowship Director, Rocky Mountain Poison Center
Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, Colorado

Maria E. Moreira, MD, FACEP
Medical Director of Continuing Education and Simulation
Denver Health and Hospital Authority Office of Education
Director of Professional Development and Wellbeing
Denver Health and Hospital Authority Department of Emergency Medicine
Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, Colorado
Program Coordinator

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.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 20 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit.

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 1043651; Expiration Date 02/16/2024.

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 December 14, 2023 to January 13, 2024. No refund after January 13, 2024; 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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