Locations

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.

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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.

Relevant Topics in Anesthesia
Maui, Hawaii
November 10-15, 2019

Sunday, November 10

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Breakfast
  0725 Welcome NWAS Staff  
  0730 The Patient With Cardiac Disease 1: Preop Clearance Is Not So Clear M.Murphy  
  0830 The Patient With Cardiac Disease 2: Management, Monitoring and Meds M.Murphy  
  0930 Break
  0945 Blood Gas Analysis S.Barker  
  1045 Preoperative Assessment / Optimization of a Pediatric Patient F.Chiao  
  1145 Adjourn
 

Monday, November 11

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Breakfast
  0730 Pediatric Anesthesia Updates and Challenges F.Chiao  
  0830 Pediatric Perioperative Surgical Home: The New Frontier F.Chiao  
  0930 Break
  0945 The Patient With Cardiac Disease 3: Stents and CIEDs in the Perioperative Period M.Murphy  
  1045 Anesthesia for the Elderly S.Barker  
  1145 Adjourn
 

Tuesday, November 12

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Breakfast
  0730 Anesthesia for Trauma: Part I S.Barker  
  0830 Anesthesia for Trauma: Part II S.Barker  
  0930 Break
  0945 Pediatric Neurotoxicity and Its Impact on Surgery / Anesthesia F.Chiao  
  1045 The Patient With OSA: Hidden Dangers for Everyone M.Murphy  
  1145 Adjourn
 

Wednesday, November 13 - Day Open

Thursday, November 14

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Breakfast
  0730 Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents: How They Affect the Anesthesia Service M.Murphy  
  0830 The Obesity Epidemic M.Murphy  
  0930 Break
  0945 Flying the Anesthesia Machine: So Easy a Caveman Can Do It? S.Barker  
  1045 Emergence Delirium: Challenges, Controversies, and New Treatment Options F.Chiao  
  1145 Adjourn
 

Friday, November 15

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Breakfast
  0730 ERAS Essentials and Advances F.Chiao  
  0830 ERAS Programs to Start and Enhance Your Practice F.Chiao  
  0930 Break
  0945 A Routine Case, Then Anaphylaxis M.Murphy  
  1045 Lessons From the Life of Steve Barker S.Barker  
  1145 Adjourn
     

20 CME I

20 CEC

Pharmacology Hours TBD†

 

FACULTY

Steven J. Barker, PhD, MD
Professor Emeritus of Anesthesiology
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Tucson, Arizona

Franklin B. Chiao, MD, Masters
Assistant Professor
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York Presbyterian Medical Center
Director of Pediatric Pain
Director of Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
Instructor and Visiting Professor
New York School of Regional Anesthesia
New York, New York

Mark T. Murphy, MD
MSN Education, LLC
St. Petersburg, Florida
Medical Director
Northwest Anesthesia Seminars
Pasco, Washington

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 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 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), and the Georgia 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, Austin, Texas, and 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 September 10, 2019 to October 10, 2019. No refund after October 10, 2019; 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.

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