Grand Teton National Park (Jackson Hole), Wyoming

Towering more than a mile above the valley known as Jackson Hole, the Grand Teton rises to 13,770 feet above sea level. Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway offer a variety of activities such as traditional mountain hiking, wildlife viewing, photography, climbing, swimming, boating, floating, canoeing, fishing, and biking. In addition to grand mountain vistas, the Tetons host some of the best wildlife hideouts from birds to bison.

This area has superior wildlife viewing opportunities, especially early or late in the day. Expect to see a variety of waterfowl, moose, deer, elk, bison, and birds of all kinds. There is also unique shopping, excellent dining, and luxurious spa experiences to be had here.

PARK ENTRY FEES: $35 per private vehicle; $30 for a motorcycle; or $20 for each visitor 16 years and older entering by foot, bicycle, ski, etc. These fees provide the visitor with a 7-day entrance permit for Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway only. Yellowstone National Park has a separate entrance fee. https://www.nps.gov/grte/planyourvisit/fees.htm

The Wort Hotel

Since opening in 1941, The Wort Hotel has exemplified historic charm and is nationally recognized as one of the finest boutique hotels in Jackson Hole. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Wort Hotel receives numerous awards and accolades. Ideally located, you'll be just one half-block from the Town Square and iconic famous Antler Arches and a short walk to art galleries, boutiques, restaurants and nightlife.

The Wort Hotel is also a must see for the Western fine art enthusiast. The Hotel contains over 175 pieces of original contemporary and traditional Western Art, valued at over $1.2 million. For those looking to shop, you'll find the Silver Dollar Mercantile offering The Wort Hotel and Silver Dollar merchandise plus unique gifts.

Across the street are The Wort Plaza Shops: A collection of upscale boutiques, gourmet artisan chocolate shop, western art gallery and modern hair salon. Additional hotel amenities include jacuzzis and a fitness center. When it's time to eat, take a step back in time at The Wort Hotel's famous Silver Dollar Bar & Grill. Enjoy elevated Western cuisine in an intimate setting with an extensive wine list as well as a family-friendly "Little Buckaroos" Menu. The Silver Dollar Bar features streetside windows that are perfect for people watching and a great menu of signature items like burgers and elk gyros, plus a large wine list and unique cocktails. The Silver Dollar Showroom is Jackson's premier downtown music venue, inside The Silver Dollar Bar featuring local and regional bands.

Spacious guest rooms are appointed with custom-designed Western furnishings, goose down comforters and fine linens, executive refrigerators, original artwork and décor, lavish bathrobes, clock radios with MP3 connections, plush “Silver Dollar Sam” teddy bears and signature yellow rose. Additional features include spa quality bathroom amenities, Keurig coffee maker, safe, humidifier, iron/board and more. Deluxe Rooms are approximately 350 square feet and feature two Queen Beds or one King Bed (based on hotel availability; rooms with 1 King bed are extremely limited).

The Wort Hotel also makes a convenient home base for exploring Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks and is only 10 miles from the Jackson Hole Airport (JAC).

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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.

Topics in Emergency Medicine
Grand Teton National Park (Jackson Hole), Wyoming
October 10-13, 2024

Thursday, October 10

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0725 Welcome NWS Staff
  0730 A Stroke of Insight: CVA Management Updates 2024 A.Norse
  0830 High-Risk EKGs: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly A.Norse
  0930 Break
  0945 Anticoagulation Reversal A.Mehrotra
  1045 Congestive Heart Failure: Saving Your Drowning Patient M.Strehlow
  1145 Crazy Cardiac Cases: Lessons From the QA Files M.Strehlow
  1245 Adjourn
     

Friday, October 11

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Syncope: Should They Stay or Should They Go? M.Strehlow
  0830 POCUS: Helpful or a Waste of Time? A.Norse
  0930 Break
  0945 Management of Headaches in the ED A.Norse
  1045 ED Boarders: Managing the Challenge A.Mehrotra
  1145 Psychiatric Observation in the ED A.Mehrotra
  1245 Adjourn
     

Saturday, October 12

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 ALTO: Alternatives to Opioids A.Mehrotra
  0830 Managing Sepsis: 2024 Updates A.Mehrotra
  0930 Break
  0945 Undifferentiated Shock: Making a Difference M.Strehlow
  1045 The Unexpected Delivery A.Norse
  1145 Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes: Dislocations in the ED A.Norse
  1245 Adjourn
     

Sunday, October 13

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Novel Agents for Sedation A.Mehrotra
  0830 Aviation Applications: Optimizing Safety Strategies in EM A.Mehrotra
  0930 Break
  0945 Visual Diagnosis in the Young Child A.Norse
  1045 Pediatric Fever: Updates for 2024 M.Strehlow
  1145 Pediatric Shock: Managing Little Ones and Low Numbers M.Strehlow
  1245 Adjourn  
   

20 CME

20 Class A CE

20 CE

6.3 Pharmacology Hours†

 
Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.
Rev. 6/16/23

FACULTY

 

Abhi Mehrotra, MD, MBA, FACEP
Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine
Adjunct Professor
UNC Kenan Flagler Business School
Vice-Chair, Strategic Initiatives and Operations
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Ashley Booth Norse, MD, FACEP
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Associate Chair of Operations
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville
Jacksonville, Florida
Program Coordinator

Matthew Strehlow, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Professor
Executive Vice Chair
Director, Stanford EM International
Department of Emergency Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, California

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 1043561; Expiration Date 10/13/2024.

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 August 11, 2024 to September 10, 2024. No refund after September 10, 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.

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