Bonita Springs, Florida

Bonita Springs is a welcoming beach community in Southwest Florida between Fort Myers and Naples. Whether you’re looking to explore nature, relax on the beach, or take a boat out on its clear waters, Bonita Springs is an unforgettable destination with a little something for everyone.

Bonita Springs is home to the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center, a 21-acre celebration of Florida’s wildlife and habitats. Everglades Wonder Gardens will also give you a glimpse into Florida’s natural history, featuring native vegetation, butterflies, alligators, snakes, birds, flamingos, tortoises, and more. Enjoy the wildlife and views at Barefoot Beach Preserve or rent a boat to take out on the water at Bay Water Boat Rentals. Bonita Springs Public Beach is a great place to go swimming, or seek out the privacy of Lovers Key State Park, a great spot for beachcombing accessible by boardwalk and public tram. Keep your eyes open for manatees and dolphins! Fishing and other outdoor activities including golf, kayaking, and parasailing are popular here. Play 18 holes at Raptor Bay or Bonita Fairways, paddle down the mangroves in Estero bay, or catch some air parasailing the skies of Bonita Bay. Watersports rentals of every kind are easily available as are charter tours, boats for fishing, and sailing certifications.

Take a lazy day to shop 140 stores at the Mirmar Outlets or wine and dine with fresh seafood at Tarpon Bay. Browse the galleries of the Art League of Bonita Springs, an arts organization that hosts both local and traveling art exhibitions and community events.

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa

Located on 26 lush, tropical acres overlooking Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico in Bonita Springs, you’ll find a casual environment that invites limitless recreation and relaxation. Recently honored with Florida Green Lodging’s Three Palm eco-friendly certification, this hotel rewards you with a refreshing respite, surrounded by the best of Bonita Springs and Southwest Florida. Newly renovated guestrooms showcase hard wood flooring, contemporary style and coastal-inspired ambiance. Partial Bay View Rooms with Full Balconies feature floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, Hyatt Grand Beds, large 65” televisions with streaming capability, free Wi-Fi, iHome® stereo, laptop sized electronic safe, coffee/tea maker, mini-cooler, iron/board, makeup mirror, hair dryer and more.

Here are just a few of the ways you can enjoy your stay:
- Tee off with 18 holes at Raptor Bay Golf Club, the world’s first Audubon certified resort golf course
- Recharge with indulgent treatments and therapies, at the Stillwater Spa
- Plunge down the 140 foot waterslide, or go for a dip in three refreshing pools
- Unmatched recreation on the water, available moments from the resort
- Epicurean delights await you, at Tanglewood and Tarpon Bay restaurants
- Work out at the StayFit™ Gym, featuring the latest in Life Fitness Cardio equipment

You will also enjoy a collection of resort shops, on-site car rental and tour services for your convenience. Discover for yourself why this resort was recently named among Travel + Leisure’s 500 World’s Best Hotels!

The Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa is located approximately 14.7 miles from the Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW). Hotel parking is approximately $32 per night for Valet, and $24 per night for self-parking. Parking rates subject to change without notice.

Contact us here or call (800) 222-6927 • (509) 547-7065
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TARGET AUDIENCE

This course is designed for physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the anesthesia specialty or are impacted by it.

PROGRAM PURPOSE

The practitioner of anesthesiology must possess the scientific background for clinical practice; maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty, but also of all additional related disciplines which may impact it; maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge and skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents, and procedures necessary for the provision of quality patient care; manage self and colleagues to function toward common goals in the clinical setting, the clinical and educational institutions, and the community in which the practice resides; serve as an expert in matters involving health care delivery; serve as an informed manager of clinical and educational services provided, including the acquisition and distribution of resources necessary in meeting professional goals; and provide assistance with and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon the professional expertise of the practitioner. Presentations are designed to facilitate the healthcare provider in reviewing, updating, and/or expanding knowledge and abilities in one or more of these areas 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 - to include but not be limited to advanced anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, chemistry, physics, psychology, and social sciences - as they impact and are affected by the planning, delivery, and monitoring of anesthesia and related services inherent in the anesthesia professions.

Explain the selection, dosing considerations with methods of administration, safe use, and contraindications and precautions of presented pharmacological agents through the understanding of their physico-chemical properties, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, updated uses, and more recently developed additional, related, and similar drugs.

Outline comprehensive management plans for the group of patients discussed, whether related in age, physical status, cultural background, invasive procedure, anesthetic or analgesic requirements, clinical setting, adverse reactions, and/or goals of care.

Apply the principles of safety and asepsis in the performance of anesthetic procedures and administrations, equipment use, and other applications encountered during the provision of anesthesia and analgesia whether in the surgical unit, the labor and delivery suite, the pain management clinic, or other more remote location of anesthetizing services.

Incorporate the appropriate recommendations and/or requirements of pertinent external organizations, institutions, and professional groups - recognized as serving as the authority for and/or holding the responsibility to compile and approve such tenets - in the provision of anesthesia and related services, whether medical, legal, philosophical, ethical, or health care management standards.

Apply the new techniques in the clinical setting of the participant.

Current Topics in Anesthesia
Bonita Springs, Florida
June 27-30, 2024

Thursday, June 27

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0725 Welcome NWAS Staff
  0730 Evaluation of the Trauma Patient J.Knittel
  0830 Anesthesia for Trauma J.Knittel
  0930 Break
  0945 Emergency Scenarios: Practical Approach to Emergencies and the Concept of Anesthesia-Centric ACLS C.Goldstein
  1045 Cardiac Conundrum: Anesthetic Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease (VHD) C.Goldstein
  1145 Airway Management Review J.Steege
  1245 Adjourn
     

Friday, June 28

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 The Backbone of Pharmacology: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics J.Steege
  0830 ERAS for Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass: Let’s Talk About Pharmacology and Physiology J.Steege
  0930 Break
  0945 Whole Blood Resuscitation in Trauma J.Knittel
  1045 Coagulopathy in Trauma and Viscoelastic Testing J.Knittel
  1145 Rise of the Machines: Artificial Intelligence, Virtual and Augmented Reality in Medicine and Anesthesiology C.Goldstein
  1245 Adjourn
     

Saturday, June 29

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Blockbuster: Regional Anesthesia - A “Head to Toe” Overview Part I C.Goldstein
  0830 Blockbuster: Regional Anesthesia - Part II C.Goldstein
  0930 Break
  0945 Pediatric Case Studies J.Steege
  1045 Remimazolam: How Does It Compare? J.Steege
  1145 Fluid Resuscitation and Management in Burn Injury J.Knittel
  1245 Adjourn
     

Sunday, June 30

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Thromboelastography / ROTEM in Trauma J.Knittel
  0830 Hanging and Strangulation Injury J.Knittel
  0930 Break
  0945 Burnout: How Much More Can We Take? J.Steege
  1045 Opioid Epidemic: Perioperative Considerations From OBA to OFA C.Goldstein
  1145 Got Rhythm? Perioperative Management of CIED Devices (PM / ICD) C.Goldstein
  1245 Adjourn  
   

20 CME

20 Class A CE

7.2 Pharmacology Hours†

 
Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.
Rev. 3/2/23

FACULTY

 

Joseph Christopher Goldstein, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
University of Central Florida, College of Medicine
OR Medical Director
Director of Anesthesia Clinical Affairs and Medical Informatics
Co-Director TAVR Program
Department of Anesthesiology, VAHS
Gainesville, Florida

Justin Gawron Knittel, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Section Chief, Trauma Anesthesiology
Fellowship Director, Trauma Anesthesiology
Resident Education Director, Surgical ICU
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology
St. Louis, Missouri

Jenna Steege, CRNA, DNAP
Associate Program Director
Core Faculty Member
Clinical Instructor / Primary Preceptor
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Mayo School of Health Sciences
Doctorate of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Program
Rochester, Minnesota

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.

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 1043237; Expiration Date 06/30/2024.

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 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 April 28, 2024 to May 28, 2024. No refund after May 28, 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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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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