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.

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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.


A continuing education program for emergency medicine healthcare professionals, focused on the latest updates and advancements in emergency medicine. This program includes lectures and discussion with faculty/peers to enhance your clinical skills and knowledge. Learn from expert faculty and real-world cases, gaining valuable insights to provide improved patient care in emergency settings.


Improve knowledge, competence, and utilization of the most recent evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.

Improve knowledge, skills, and strategies in the timely diagnosis and management of patients with complex comorbidities, emergency medical conditions, and less common conditions.

Increase knowledge of newer pharmacologic agents, thereby improving competence in medication management via anticipation of potential polypharmacy interactions and improved ability to provide sedation in the emergency department.

Increased ability to anticipate, prevent, and manage complications and emergency medical conditions, leading to improved patient outcomes and reduced morbidity and mortality rates.

Strengthen and augment ability to apply and interpret diagnostic testing/imaging used in the emergency department.

Enhance ability to analyze complex situations from an ethical and legal perspective, protecting both patients and healthcare providers.

Refine and strengthen competence in assessing and managing trauma patients, including timely assessment, prioritization of interventions, and coordination of multidisciplinary care.

Improve confidence in ability to perform procedural skills, enhancing patient comfort and providing optimal quality of care.

Note: Not all objectives apply to every program.


Topics in Emergency Medicine
LIVE Webinar Conference
August 5-8, 2024

  All times in Pacific Time  

Monday, August 5

  0655 Login to Zoom and Welcome NWS Staff
  0700 High-Risk EKGs: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly J.Casaletto
  0800 Cardiac Fashion Wear: VADs, Vests, and Ventricular Devices J.Casaletto
  0900 Break
  0910 No Fibbing: Atrial Fibrillation Management Update J.Casaletto
  1010 Hidden Killers: The Plain Film Findings You Can’t Afford to Miss S.Mehta
  1110 Break
  1120 Sleep on This: Procedural Sedation in the Emergency Department S.Mehta
  1220 Adjourn

Tuesday, August 6

  0655 Login to Zoom and Welcome NWS Staff
  0700 Two Patients in One: Trauma in the Pregnant Patient H.Bailey
  0800 Pediatric Trauma: Kids Are Not Just Little Adults H.Bailey
  0900 Break
  0910 Trauma From Drowning: How to Keep Your Head Above Water H.Bailey
  1010 What Not to Miss: Intimate Partner Violence J.Casaletto
  1110 Break
  1120 We Can Handle the Tooth: ED ENT and Dental Updates J.Casaletto
  1220 Adjourn

Wednesday, August 7

  0655 Login to Zoom and Welcome NWS Staff
  0700 Combative, Convulsing: Care of the Altered, Agitated Patient T.Sanson
  0800 Effective Communication and Conflict Management Skills T.Sanson
  0900 Break
  0910 Resilience: What Does It Mean for Us? T.Sanson
  1010 Bundles, Guidelines and Metrics: What’s New in Sepsis? H.Bailey
  1110 Break
  1120 What Happens in the ED, Doesn’t Stay in the ED H.Bailey
  1220 Adjourn

Thursday, August 8

  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 ED Management of Respiratory Failure: From High Flow to Ventilator Management G.Wardi
  1010 Pulmonary Embolus in the ED: Old Foe, New Concepts G.Wardi
  1110 Break
  1120 Post-Cardiac Arrest Care: Making a Difference G.Wardi
  1220 Adjourn  

20 CME

20 Class A CE

20 CE

5 Pharmacology Hours†

Rev. 1/18/24


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

Jennifer J. Casaletto, MD, FACEP
Adjunct Faculty Physician
Department of Emergency Medicine
Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, 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

Tracy G. Sanson, MD, FACEP
Educator, Coach, Consultant
Founder TracySansonMD, LLC
Lutz, Florida

Gabriel Wardi, MD, MPH
Associate Professor and Chief, Division of Critical Care
Department of Emergency Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, California 


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.

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 has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology for 20 Class A CE credits; AANA approval number 1043960; Expiration Date 08/08/2024.

Nurse Practitioners: The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) 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 of the AR, DC, FL, GA, KS, KY, MI, MS, NH, NM, ND, SC, WV, and WY nursing boards. 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 will be announced in class.


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.


No penalty for webinar cancellation received by July 22, 2024. $50 penalty for webinar cancellations received after July 22, 2024. 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)

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.

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