Sarasota, Florida

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The city of Sarasota is a scene of eateries, theaters, shopping boutiques and artist enclaves. Shops and colorful bungalows turned into bakeries, galleries, salons and yoga studios surround central downtown and are divided into five districts: Burns Court, Towles Court, Rosemary District, Historic Palm Avenue and Gillespie Park.

Enjoy live music and unique vendors with high quality produce, food, and crafts at the Sarasota Farmer’s Market. Next, head to the Ringling mansion, circus museum, and art museum. Get a glimpse of a restored circus train and old circus wagons, or browse collections of famous master artists. The fun continues at picturesque Bayfront Park where kids will enjoy play areas and adults can stroll along the marina from the iconic dolphin fountain to Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. The exhibits at the botanical gardens include the Children’s Rainforest Garden, the Tropical Conservatory, the Banyan Grove, the Bonsai exhibit, the Butterfly Garden, and many more.

Outdoor activities are endless in Sarasota. Play a round of golf at one of several championship golf courses including University Park Country Club, Rolling Green Golf Club, and the Bobby Jones Golf Complex. Rent a sailboat, go kayaking, or take a tour on the gulf. Parasailing, paddleboarding, and snorkeling are also fantastic options. Whatever your preference, join us in Sarasota!

The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota

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From this Florida resort’s perch in downtown Sarasota, neither discovery nor contentment are far from reach, whether it is the rich, artistic uniqueness surrounding this Gulf Coast retreat or the sandy white beaches. Take time to explore the city’s fine dining, museums, art galleries and performance venues.

The Spa & Salon at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota features treatment rooms, saunas, steam rooms, whirlpools and relaxation lounges to ensure the ultimate relaxation experience. Explore the Resorts’s 11 acres near the city center of Sarasota and then escape to the resort’s Beach Club on Lido Key, an exclusive oasis of beachfront services located approximately 3 miles from the Hotel (hotel shuttle provided). You can also hop the shuttle to The Golf Club featuring an 18-hole Tom Fazio designed championship golf course and two lighted tennis courts located approximately 16 miles from the hotel.

A full-service salon and 24-hour Fitness Center help you stay looking your best. Children ages 5-12 can even join the Ritz Kids program that offers a variety of supervised physical and creative activities (fees may apply). The ever-evolving face of the downtown scene is reflected in the waterfront restaurants at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, including Jack Dusty, which provides a fresh take on coastal cuisine and handcrafted cocktails. The reach of delicious dining extends to the beach and the links, too, where The Beach Club Grill and the Golf Club Grille, respectively, serve up fare that satisfies even the most discerning palate. Be sure to leave time to explore St. Armands Circle - an island shopping paradise! The circle of St. Armands features over 150 fine shops and gourmet restaurants, charming courtyards and patios, classic statuary to create a unique atmosphere that can only be found here.

Resort View Rooms are approximately 425 square feet and feature 1 King or 2 Queen beds (based on hotel availability), LCD TV, Egyptian cotton linens, private balcony, coffee/tea maker, safe, spacious guest bathrooms trimmed with marble, lighted makeup mirror, hair dryer, scale, terry bathrobes, high-speed Internet access and Wi-Fi capabilities, fully-stocked refreshment cabinet, iron/board, complimentary morning newspaper, complimentary overnight shoeshine, twice daily housekeeping attention with evening turndown service and more.

The resort is 4 miles south of Sarasota International Airport and 55 miles south of Tampa International Airport. 2017 overnight valet parking fees are $26 per vehicle, per day; event parking fees are $10. Parking fees are subject to change without notice. Please note that self-parking facilities are not available at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

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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.

Update in Obstetrical Anesthesia
Sarasota, Florida
January 17-20, 2019

Thursday, January 17

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0725 Welcome NWAS Staff  
  0730 Epidural Equinox: Optimizing Your Labor Epidural Analgesic Technique L.Tsen  
  0830 CSE, DPE, and Epidural Techniques: Is There an Optimal Technique? L.Tsen  
  0930 Break
  0945 Neuraxial Ultrasound: Is It Helpful? B.Clayton  
  1045 Important Changes in Anesthetic Pharmacology During Pregnancy, Labor, Delivery and Breast Feeding P.Flood  
  1145 Controversial Topics for Labor and Delivery P.Flood  
  1245 Adjourn
1.6 Pharmacology Hours
 
 

Friday, January 18

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Management of Maternal Hemorrhage B.Clayton  
  0830 Code in the OB Unit B.Clayton  
  0930 Break
  0945 Controversial Topics for Cesarean Delivery P.Flood  
  1045 Maternal Sepsis: Optimizing the Fetal Environment L.Tsen  
  1145 Motivating the Rat: Managing the Disruptive Coworker L.Tsen  
  1245 Adjourn
0.9 Pharmacology Hours
 
 

Saturday, January 19

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Obstetric Anesthesia Management of Parturients With Congenital Heart Disease P.Flood  
  0830 Update on Preeclampsia for the Anesthesia Provider P.Flood  
  0930 Break
  0945 Analgesia and Anesthesia for the High BMI Parturient L.Tsen  
  1045 Venous Thromboembolism: Recognition and Prevention B.Clayton  
  1145 Considerations for Women With Substance Use Disorder B.Clayton  
  1245 Adjourn
1.7 Pharmacology Hours
 
 

Sunday, January 20

  0700 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0730 Reducing Obstetric General Anesthesia: Ten Practical, Tested Tips L.Tsen  
  0830 Optimizing Oxytocin and Alternative Uterotonic Use for Cesarean L.Tsen  
  0930 Break
  0945 Management of Chronic Pain in Labor and Delivery P.Flood  
  1045 Acute Post-Cesarean Pain Control B.Clayton  
  1145 Recognition and Treatment of Neuraxial Complications B.Clayton  
  1245 Adjourn
2.5 Pharmacology Hours
 
   

20 CME

20 Class A CEC

6.7 Pharmacology Hours†

 
Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.

FACULTY

Beth Ann Clayton, DNP, MS, CRNA
Program Director, Nurse Anesthesia Major
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center
College of Nursing
Cincinnati, Ohio

Pamela Flood, MD, MA
Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Stanford University
Stanford, California

Lawrence C. Tsen, MD
Associate Professor in Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Director of Anesthesia, Center for Reproductive Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Associate Director, Center for Professionalism and Peer Support
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

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 #1036261; Expiration Date 1/20/2019.

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 November 18, 2018 to December 18, 2018. No refund after December 18, 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.