Las Vegas, Nevada

Welcome to Vegas! A land of grandiose hotels, casino gaming, excitement, and luxury. If you can bet on it, you’ll find it here. Comedy and music legends, six resident Cirque du Soleil productions, classic Las Vegas show girl revues, and more are here for your pleasure. From elaborately themed clubs to the new wave of upscale “ultra lounges,” you can experience a variety of night spots. For the golf aficionado, the sixty-plus golf courses in Las Vegas, designed by top golf pros, have put Vegas on the map. Popular courses include Topgolf Las Vegas, Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, Bali Hai Golf Club, TPC Las Vegas, and Royal Links Golf Club.

If you want to unwind, Las Vegas offers the most luxurious and varied spa experiences and pools to be found anywhere. Wherever you choose to relax, stress doesn’t stand a chance. Afterward, stop by the Bellagio for a superb Botanical Garden experience where radiant colors dance in creative flower displays that will captivate young and old. Las Vegas has become one of the premium world-class shopping destinations in the country with specialty stores sporting Prada, Gucci, Dior, Chanel, Jimmy Choo and so much more. Budget-minded shoppers will delight in the outlet malls both north and south of downtown, easily accessed by bus.
Trade dazzling city lights and crowds for the serenity of Red Rock Canyon. Break a sweat with scenic hiking across Moenkopi Loop, Calico Hills, Turtlehead Peak, and more. Keep eyes open for Triassic fossils, various desert flora and wildlife. Travelers can also venture out to see nearby Boulder City, Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, or the Grand Canyon.

Wynn Las Vegas

Wynn Resorts holds more Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world. Whether you're anticipating your first visit to Wynn Las Vegas, or you're planning a regular trip to your home away from home, there's always something new to discover at this resort. Choose to include a one-of-a-kind experience during your visit to turn your moments here into unforgettable memories. Whether it be shopping, relaxing or working out, we're sure you've never done it like this. With two Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star spas, unique salons, luxury shopping, exquisite resort pools and a team of concierges to assist with your every need, you'll find all you are looking for within the resort. Creating moments of excitement, discovery and wonder for guests is the heart of every project and conception at Wynn Las Vegas. From large production shows and spellbinding displays, to live music and once-in-a-lifetime chances at adventure, the opportunities abound for memories to be made that will last forever.

Wynn Las Vegas is known for the finest in dining, shopping and entertainment. From fine to casual dining, vegan and healthy eating options offer something to please any palate. There are also a number of resort bars and lounges to choose from, each offering unique scenery, menus and entertainment. Discover for yourself why Wynn Las Vegas was named the best hotel in Las Vegas in Condé Nast Traveler magazine's 30th Annual Reader's Choice Awards. Wynn Resort rooms are 640 square feet and offer a bright, modern design bathed in warm light and accented with luxurious furnishings. Wynn Resort rooms features one king or two double pillow-top Wynn Dream Beds (based on hotel availability) with 507 thread-count linens and overstuffed pillows and shams, floor-to-ceiling windows, elegant furnishings, 55" 4K UHD television, bedside mobile phone charging outlets and touch-screen curtain, lighting, room service, and privacy controls. The bathroom features an oversized marble bath, separate shower and water closet, a 13" LCD TV and plush, terrycloth bathrobes for your comfort.

Wynn Las Vegas is located approximately 3.5 miles from the McCarren International Airport (LAS).  Valet or self-parking is complimentary for hotel guests.

Email us at info@nwas.com or call us (800) 222-6927 • (509) 547-7065

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

Various therapeutic uses for ketamine have emerged and it is important for anesthesia providers to become abreast of the newest research into ketamine use and its clinical usefulness in treating a variety of conditions (e.g. mental health disorders, chronic pain, neuropathic pain, etc.). Anesthesia providers may also be hesitant to incorporate ketamine into their clinical practice and this course provides a framework for how to begin utilizing ketamine in a novel way.

OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

Gain an understanding of the pharmacology of ketamine infusion therapy as it relates to treatment-resistant depression (TRD), and other mental health depression disorders
Provide a detailed walkthrough of the pharmacokinetics and dynamics of ketamine at the various receptors it effects
Provide an overview of the research that has been done with ketamine and pain disorders highlighting the main indications: CRPS, PLP, LDN, migraine, cluster headache, fibromyalgia, and TGN
Develop an improved understanding of some of the pitfalls associated with establishing, staffing, marketing, and operating a successful ketamine clinic

How Anesthesia Tamed the West

Ketamine Infusions and Their Practical
Application to an Evolving Field

Las Vegas, Nevada
February 15, 2021

Monday, February 15

  0730 Registration - Mandatory Sign-In - Continental Breakfast
  0755 Welcome
NWAS Staff
 
  0800 Ketamine's Impact on Mental Health
J.Pabalate
 
  0900 Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Ketamine
J.Pabalate
 
  1000 Break
  1015 Ketamine's Impact on Chronic Pain
J.Weatherwax
 
  1115 Futures
B.Hogan
 
  1215 Lunch Break (on your own)
  1315 Opening a Ketamine Clinic
B.Hogan / J.Pabalate
 
  1415 The Newly Approved Spravato (esketamine) and What That Means to You
J.Weatherwax
 
  1515 Break
  1530 Emerging Modalities
B.Hogan
 
  1615 Overview and Stepwise Guide to Operating an Evidence-Based Ketamine Clinic
B.Hogan / J.Pabalate / J.Weatherwax
 
  1715 Keta-Meet and Greet: State of the Union on Ketamine Clinics in the United States and Beyond
B.Hogan / J.Pabalate / J.Weatherwax
 
   

8 CME

8 CE

 
 

Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.

*Separate tuition and schedule apply

 
Rev. 10/19/20

FACULTY

Brian Hogan, MD, MPH
Director
Sunbelt Wellness Institute
Jacksonville, Florida

Jonathan Pabalate, CRNA, DNP
Chief Information and Data Science Officer (CIO&CDSO)
Sunbelt Health Solutions
Anesthesia | Data Science | Ketamine Infusion Wellness
CDSO AnimaMentis GmBh
President, JPC Anesthesia Informatics Corporation Inc. (JPCAIC)
Faculty, University of North Florida Anesthesiology Nursing Program
Jacksonville, Florida

John Weatherwax, MD
Chief Medical Officer (CMO)
Sunbelt Wellness Institute
Jacksonville, Florida

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 8 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: 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 8 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Registered Nurses: NWAS 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 8 contact hours.

†Pharmacology hours subject to change.

COURSE DIRECTOR

Mark T. Murphy, MD, MSN Education, LLC, Treasure Island, Florida, Medical Director, Northwest Anesthesia 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 30 days notice will be given to those registered and 100% of tuition paid will be refunded. NWAS 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 December 18, 2020 to January 17, 2021. No refund after January 17, 2021; however, 50% of tuition paid may be applied toward tuition for another NWAS program within the next 12 months. Cancellation must be made in writing.

FAP (Frequent Attendee Points)

FAP lets you accumulate points based on dollars spent with NWAS including net hotel 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.

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.

Airfare available through Universal Travel. Be sure to mention Northwest Anesthesia Seminars when booking (booking fees may apply.) Contact Kellee Gray: Phone number: (858) 456-7962 - Email: kellee@universaltravel1.com

REGISTER EARLY

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.