Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe is most famous for its scenic beauty, historic sites, and Indian culture, but there are also many other diversions to enjoy. Conde Nast Traveler consistently names Santa Fe as one of its top 25 cities in the world to visit.

For the more active, golf, horseback riding, hot-air ballooning, fly-fishing, hiking, climbing, ice-skating, swimming, pilates, yoga, fitness, and even skiing can be found close by. In fact, you’ll find some of the best places to ski in the Southwest right here in the Santa Fe area. There’s also plenty of sightseeing and culture to take in: the Santa Fe Opera, the Plaza de Santa Fe, Canyon Road, Sena Plaza, San Miguel Chapel, St. Francis Cathedral, Loretto Chapel, or the Palace of the Governors.

One of the world’s major art centers, Santa Fe is a place where artists are equally at home working with the traditions of their ancestors and experimenting with contemporary techniques. But it’s not just the visual artists who find their muse in this capital city. Musicians, dancers, actors, writers, and chefs tap into endless ways to express their creativity, contributing to a rich blend of artistic activity.

Shopping in Santa Fe takes you on an odyssey, into charming historic buildings filled with treasures handmade and hard to find anywhere else. There are also Casinos and a large array of nightlife offerings to be had.

La Fonda on the Plaza

Experience the splendor of the American Southwest at La Fonda on the Plaza, the only Santa Fe New Mexico hotel situated on the historic Santa Fe Plaza and noted by Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice as the #2 Hotel in The Southwest and West. Regarded as the top choice in Santa Fe luxury hotels, and a proud member of the Historic hotels of America, La Fonda on the Plaza draws guests from all over the world. The central location provides guests with unsurpassed access to original artwork, entertainment and attractions.

Vibrant decor and authentic New Mexican architecture intermingle with indulgent amenities including complimentary art & history tours, fitness center, pool, and a unique shopping experience at the historically famous Sante Fe Plaza.a business center and much more. Slip away from the rigors of daily life with a soothing experience at The Spa at La Fonda on the Plaza, offering tranquility through professional massage therapies, allowing guests to revel in a state of relaxation.

La Fonda on the Plaza offers three unique dining options including an open air seasonal bar at The Bell Tower Bar, as well as New Mexican and Southwestern cuisines at La Plazuela and the La Fiesta Lounge.

Guest rooms include feature amenities such as a flat screen TV, Nespresso maker and hot tea pots, bottled water, nightly turndown service, safe, iron/board, plush robes, lighted make-up mirrors, hair dryer, and more.

La Fonda on the Plaza is located 9.5 miles from the Santa Fe Regional Airport (SAF) and 68 miles from Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ). Self-parking and Valet is available in the parking garage located on East San Francisco street. Parking is $30/night allowing unlimited "in-and-out" access. Based on availability, daily parking for non-hotel guest attendees is currently $12 up to four hours. After four hours the rate will increase to $15 per vehicle, per day available between the hours of 6am and 1pm. Parking rates subject to change without notice.

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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.


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. 


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.

Topics in Emergency Medicine
Santa Fe, New Mexico
July 28-31, 2025

Monday, July 28

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign in - Continental Breakfast
  0725 Welcome NWS Staff  

20 CME

20 Class A CE

20 CE

Pharmacology Hours TBD†

Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.




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,, 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 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: 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.


Mark T. Murphy, MD, MSN Education, LLC, Treasure Island, Florida, Medical Director, Northwest 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 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.


$100 May 29, 2025 to June 28, 2025. No refund after June 28, 2025; 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.


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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