Maui, Hawaii

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Travelers who can go anywhere in the world come back to Maui again and again. There is magic on this island, where natural wonders set your spirit free and the warm aloha of Maui’s people fills your heart with a sense of belonging. Maui’s natural beauty is accessible and breathtaking. From a rugged back country hike to educational activities focusing on Maui’s culture, history, and environment to unique attractions and world class entertainment - the Magic Isles have it all!

The best golf in paradise is yours to enjoy on Maui. There are challenges for players of all skill levels and incredible views. Nowhere else in the world will you find the array of ocean sports and activities that Maui offers. There are the 42 miles of world famous beaches, ranging from the little jewel of Red Sand Beach to the black sand beach at Waianapanapa State Park. The best snorkeling is at Honolua Bay or the small islet of Molokini, a submerged crater.

For the nature enthusiast, Maui has breathtaking hiking trails. The rangers at Haleakala National Park lead free nature walks, both at the 10,000 foot summit of Maui’s awe-inspiring, long-dormant volcano and at Oheo Gulch with its famous Seven Pools. For an unforgettable vacation that will rejuvenate you, body and soul, come to Maui and find out why people in Hawaii say, “Maui no ka oi...Maui is the best.”

Hyatt Regency Maui

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Discover the ultimate Kaanapali Beach hotel - the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, surrounded by 40 lush beachfront acres. Frolic in the resort’s famous 750,000-gallon fantasy pool, pamper yourself at the spa, play championship golf and tennis, scuba, ride the waves, even spend an evening with the heavens. Feast on the beauty of nature, on the hotel’s priceless art collection, and in the delectable restaurants. From fun, family-oriented programs to Hula demonstrations and art and garden tours, you’ll find this resort offers everything you need for a perfect and memorable stay.

Each guest room features a separate sitting area and lanai, iron/board, high speed internet access (fee applies), safe, hairdryer, coffee maker, and other amenities to assure a comfortable stay. Bedding options (based on availability) include one king bed plus a full size sofa sleeper or two beds consisting of one queen and one double bed. Resort Fee inclusions subject to change without notice.

SPEEDISHUTTLE BOOKING:

https://www.speedishuttle.com/group-reservations?id=NWAS83346

SpeediShuttle provides shared ride airport transportation in Mercedes shuttles at a per person rate of $33.43 one way, $63.52 round trip (10% discount on return when booked together) between OGG the Hyatt Regency Maui. Effective September 1, the rate will be $35.40 one way, $67.26 round trip (10% discount on return when booked together). Guests with prearranged arrival reservations are met in the baggage claim area, then directed to their waiting shuttle. Vehicle amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, 6’1” headroom, three point seat restraints, adjustable headrests and roomy comfortable seats.

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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 specialty or are impacted by it.

PROGRAM PURPOSE

Presentations are designed to facilitate the physician, nurse specialist, and other providers maintaining skills of the same kind to review and update knowledge and abilities in one or more of these areas vital to the practicing professional:

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

Provide assistance with and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon the professional expertise of the practitioner

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.

Anesthesia Topics
Maui, Hawaii
October 28 - November 2, 2018

Sunday, October 28

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0725 Welcome NWAS Staff  
  0730 Preoperative Assessment of the Patient With Cardiovascular Disease J.Kaplan  
  0830 Modern Pacing and Defibrillation in the Operating Room: Use a Magnet or Not? J.Kaplan  
  0930 Break
  0945 Modern Fasting Guidelines R.Lenhardt  
  1045 Neurotrauma for the Anesthesia Provider L.Pelinka  
  1145 Adjourn
1.3 Pharmacology Hours
 
 

Monday, October 29

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Traumatic Shock: The Anesthesia Provider's and the Intensivist's Point of View L.Pelinka  
  0830 Treating Traumatic Shock: What's New? L.Pelinka  
  0930 Break
  0945 Noncardiac Surgery in Patients With CIEDs, VADs, or Transplants J.Kaplan  
  1045 Hyperglycemia in the Perioperative Period R.Lenhardt  
  1145 Adjourn
2.2 Pharmacology Hours
 
 

Tuesday, October 30

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Anesthesia for the Morbidly Obese Patient R.Lenhardt  
  0830 Perioperative Management of Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome R.Lenhardt  
  0930 Break
  0945 Anesthesia Care for TAVR or MitraClip Procedures J.Kaplan  
  1045 Case Discussion: Congenital Heart Disease in Adults for Noncardiac Surgery J.Kaplan  
  1145 Adjourn
1.1 Pharmacology Hours
 
 

Wednesday, October 31 - Day Open

 

Thursday, November 1

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Sugammadex: My Favorite Doughnut L.Pelinka  
  0830 Drug-Related Errors and How to Avoid Them L.Pelinka  
  0930 Break
  0945 Anesthesia for Robotic Surgery R.Lenhardt  
  1045 CV Monitoring: It Is Time to Learn and Use Echocardiography in the OR J.Kaplan  
  1145 Adjourn
1.5 Pharmacology Hours
 
 

Friday, November 2

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Goal Directed Fluid Therapy During Surgery: How to Improve Outcomes J.Kaplan  
  0830 Multimodal Analgesia R.Lenhardt  
  0930 Break
  0945 NOAC Reversal Agents: A Dream Come True? L.Pelinka  
  1045 Experience Is the Sum of All Our Errors: Case Discussions L.Pelinka  
  1145 Adjourn
2.5 Pharmacology Hours
 
   

20 CME

20 Class A CEC

8.6 Pharmacology Hours†

 
Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.

FACULTY

Joel A. Kaplan, MD, CPE
Editor-in-Chief
Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
University of California at San Diego and University of Louisville
Dean Emeritus, School of Medicine
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky

Rainer Lenhardt, MD, MBA
Professor and Vice‑Chair for Clinical Affairs
Department of Anesthesiology and Preoperative Medicine
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky

Linda E. Pelinka, MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology and
Critical Care Medicine
University of Vienna and
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of
Experimental and Clinical Traumatology
Vienna, Austria, European Union

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.

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 has been prior approved by the AANA for 20 Class A CEC; AANA Code #1035479; Expiration date 11/2/18.

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 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 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 August 29, 2018 to September 28, 2018. No refund after September 28, 2018; 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 Kilmer: Phone number: (858) 456-7887 - 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.