LIVE Webinar Conference

Northwest Seminars presents Topics in Emergency Medicine, a live webinar.

This live web conference will be presented with the same quality speakers and topics as our on-site conferences.

This is a live online course and will not be available for viewing later.

See below for more details.

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
LIVE Webinar Conference
April 17-20, 2023

  All times in Pacific Time  

Monday, April 17

  0655 Login to Zoom and Welcome NWS Staff
  0700 There Is a Lyte at the End of the Tunnel: Electrolyte Emergencies C.Pfennig
  0800 Papules, Purpura, Petechiae, Oh My! Dermatology Emergencies C.Pfennig
  0900 Break
  0910 RSI in the Hemodynamically Unstable Patient C.Pfennig
  1010 Hidden Killers: The Plain Film Findings You Can’t Afford to Miss S.Mehta
  1110 Break
  1120 Pandemics: Past, Present and Future S.Mehta
  1220 Adjourn
     

Tuesday, April 18

  0655 Login to Zoom and Welcome NWS Staff
  0700 Emergency Medicine at 29,035 ft: High Altitude Medicine S.Mehta
  0800 All Bleeding Stops Sometimes: Hemorrhage Control in Trauma S.Mehta
  0900 Break
  0910 Resilience in Emergency Medicine: Hard-Won Wisdom for Life and Becoming a Better Physician S.Mehta
  1010 Morbidity and Mortality: Life-Threatening Mimics of Mechanical Low Back Pain J.Williams
  1110 Break
  1120 Morbidity and Mortality: Central Nervous System Emergencies J.Williams
  1220 Adjourn
     

Wednesday, April 19

  0655 Login to Zoom and Welcome NWS Staff
  0700 A Stroke of Insight: CVA Management Updates 2023 A.Norse
  0800 Eye Emergencies A.Norse
  0900 Break
  0910 Visual Diagnosis in the Young Child A.Norse
  1010 Morbidity and Mortality: The Calm, Confused Patient J.Williams
  1110 Break
  1120 Emergent Evaluation and Treatment of Acute Delirium J.Williams
  1220 Adjourn
     

Thursday, April 20

  0655 Login to Zoom and Welcome NWS Staff
  0700 Challenges in Resuscitation H.Bailey
  0800 Trauma From Drowning: How to Keep Your Head Above Water H.Bailey
  0900 Break
  0910 Two Patients in One: Trauma in the Pregnant Patient H.Bailey
  1010 The Difficult Airway A.Norse
  1110 Break
  1120 High-Risk EKGs: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly! A.Norse
  1220 Adjourn  
   

20 CME

20 Class A CE

20 CE

4.2 Pharmacology Hours†

 
Rev. 11/22/22

FACULTY

Heatherlee Bailey, MD, FAAEM, FCCM
Past President, Society of Critical Care Medicine
Faculty - Department of Emergency Medicine
Durham VA Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina

Sumeru Ghanshyam Mehta, MD, MPH
Staff Physician, Greater San Antonio Emergency Physicians
Resident Liaison, Greater San Antonio Emergency Physicians
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Department of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences
Department of Military and Emergency Medicine
San Antonio, Texas

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

Camiron L. Pfennig, MD, MHPE
Emergency Medicine Residency Director
Department of Emergency Medicine, Prisma Health - Upstate
Professor
University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
Clemson University School of Health Research
Clemson, South Carolina

Justin Barrett Williams, MD, FAAEM
Greater San Antonio Emergency Physicians
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine
San Antonio, Texas

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 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: 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 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), 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.

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 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 14 days notice will be given to those registered and 100% of tuition paid will be refunded. NWS/NWAS will not be responsible for any other liabilities you may incur.

COURSE CANCELLATION FEE

No penalty for webinar cancellation received by April 3, 2023. $50 penalty for webinar cancellations received after April 3, 2023. Cancellation must be made in writing. No tuition credit or refund will be issued for attendees that do not log in for the program.

FAP (Frequent Attendee Points)

FAP lets you accumulate points based on dollars spent with NWAS including net hotel*, net cruise and tuition booked through NWAS (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 NWAS! 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.

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