Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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Myrtle Beach is part of the Grand Strand, sixty miles of sandy white beaches along the beautiful blue Atlantic Ocean. Around 14 million people visit Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand each year. From day to night, Myrtle Beach offers the finest in entertainment and dining establishments.

There is always something to do, whether it be amusement parks, water parks, or other thrilling venues. Myrtle Beach also has over 100 golf courses. Enjoy some of the hottest nightclubs, dancing, piano, and sports bars in the area. Catch a live show with music ranging from country to Broadway tunes. Take advantage of the area’s many eateries, including theme dining and four star restaurants. If you like to shop, you won’t be disappointed with area malls, factory outlets, and specialty stores, where you can find exactly what you’re looking for. Don’t miss one of the area’s truly unique attractions - Brookgreen Gardens - the country’s largest sculpture garden.

Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes

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The Marriott Myrtle Beach Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes provides luxurious guest rooms featuring high speed Internet access (fee may apply), coffee/tea maker, hair dryer, iron/board, bath robes, and more to ensure a comfortable stay.

As part of the Grande Dunes, an upscale 2,200-acre plantation-style community, guests will enjoy championship golf, tennis, a fitness center, large beachfront pool with a water slide, a European spa with an indoor pool, and the simple but priceless pleasure of sitting on the pristine beach. Savor a wide array of freshly prepared favorites and a stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean in Ocean’s on 82nd. For alfresco dining, enjoy something light pool side at the Cove or Ocean Blu.

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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.

Trauma Anesthesia Update
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
July 17-20, 2019

 

Wednesday, July 17

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0725 Welcome NWAS Staff  
  0730 Resuscitation Update I R.Sikorski  
  0830 Resuscitation Update II R.Sikorski  
  0930 Break
  0945 Sepsis and Septic Shock: Review of Latest Guidelines S.Galvagno  
  1045 Evidence-Based Use of Vasopressors S.Galvagno  
  1145 Role of the CRNA in the Prehospital Setting B.Batoon  
  1245 Adjourn
 

Thursday, July 18

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Anesthesia for Aortic Occlusion in Trauma B.Batoon  
  0830 Ortho Trauma Anesthesia B.Batoon  
  0930 Break
  0945 Triage and Airway Management in the Age of Terrorism R.Sikorski  
  1045 Monitoring Coagulopathy: Are We Behind the Times? R.Sikorski  
  1145 Anesthetic Implications for Drowning S.Galvagno  
  1245 Adjourn
 

Friday, July 19

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Anesthetic Considerations for Burn Patients S.Galvagno  
  0830 Choice of General Anesthetics for Trauma Patients S.Galvagno  
  0930 Break
  0945 Regional Anesthesia in Trauma: Yes, No or Maybe B.Batoon  
  1045 ERAS and Fluid Management in the Perioperative Patient I R.Sikorski  
  1145 ERAS and Fluid Management in the Perioperative Patient II R.Sikorski  
  1245 Adjourn
 

Saturday, July 20

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Endpoints of Resuscitation I R.Sikorski  
  0830 Endpoints of Resuscitation II R.Sikorski  
  0930 Break
  0945 Analgesia for Thoracic Trauma S.Galvagno  
  1045 How to Prevent Your Patient From Crashing After Emergency Intubation: Perfusion Protective Ventilation
S.Galvagno
 
  1145 General Statistics Review S.Galvagno  
  1245 Adjourn    
   

20 CME

20 CEC

Pharmacology Hours TBD†

 

FACULTY

Bonjo M. Batoon, MSN, CRNA
Staff Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
Member of Shock Trauma Go Team
International Medical Surgical Response Team (IMSuRT)
Maryland-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (MD-1 DMAT)
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
University of Maryland Medical Systems                 
Baltimore, Maryland

Samuel M. Galvagno Jr., DO, PhD, MS, FCCM
Col, USAFR, MC, SFS
Associate Chief Medical Officer, Maryland Critical Care Network
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Program in Trauma
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
Baltimore, Maryland

Robert A. Sikorski, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Director of Trauma Anesthesia
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

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, 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 May 17, 2019 to June 16, 2019. No refund after June 16, 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.