Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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Towering more than a mile above the valley known as Jackson Hole, the Grand Teton rises to 13,770 feet above sea level. Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway offer a variety of outdoor activities and, of course, skiing and snowboarding. This area also has superior wildlife-viewing opportunities. There are unique shopping venues, excellent dining and luxurious spa experiences to be had here. With more than 4,000-vertical feet of varied terrain, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort draws expert and beginner skiers and snowboarders alike from around the world.

Situated at the base of the mountain is the Swiss-style Teton Village. Everything one needs for a great vacation is crowded together here: lodges, espresso stands, restaurants, après-ski bars, gift shops, spa facilities, groceries, storage lockers, ski and snowboard rentals and shops, car rentals, child care, and dogsled tours.

PARK ENTRY FEES: $30 for per private vehicle; $25 for a motorcycle; or $15 for each visitor 16 years and older entering by foot, bicycle, ski, etc. These fees provide the visitor with a 7-day entrance permit for Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway only. Yellowstone National Park has a separate entrance fee. https://www.nps.gov/grte/planyourvisit/fees.htm

The Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) is about 15 minutes from the Town of Jackson; Teton Village and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort are about 20 minutes from town.

Hotel Terra

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Hotel Terra is nestled in Teton Village, less than one mile from the entrance to Grand Teton National Park, 12 miles from downtown Jackson, and one hour from the South entrance to Yellowstone National Park. Hotel amenities include the Chill Spa and two dining venues. The items below are just a few of the guest room features:

Urban Studio - Custom designed queen sized wall bed, fully appointed kitchen, living area with gas fireplace, dining table/chairs, sliding glass doors open to a furnished terrace.

Terra Guest Room - One king sized or two queen sized beds, 9 foot ceilings, double vanity bathroom, oversized picture windows.

One Bedroom Suite *very limited - A combination of the components found in the Urban Studio and Terra Guest Room: One custom designed wall bed plus one king sized or two queen sized beds, furnished kitchen and terrace, with the added space and amenities of a luxury hotel room.

Two Bedroom Suite - Adding a second complete guest room to the one bedroom suite, they’ve created the two bedroom suite.

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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 Update
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Grand Teton National Park
February 27 - March 3, 2017

Monday, February 27

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0655 Welcome NWAS Staff  
  0700 Sugammadex: My Favorite Doughnut L.Pelinka  
  0800 NOAC Reversal Agents: A Dream Come True? L.Pelinka  
  0900 Ski Break
  1715 Mandatory Sign In
  1730 Steroids and Surgery S.Lowson  
  1830 Occupational Hazards Important to Anesthesiologists and Anesthetists D.Lin  
  1930 Adjourn
 

Tuesday, February 28

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0700 Seven Habits for Highly Safe Anesthesiologists and Anesthetists: Part I D.Lin  
  0800 Seven Habits for Highly Safe Anesthesiologists and Anesthetists: Part II D.Lin  
  0900 Ski Break
  1715 Mandatory Sign In
  1730 Case Reports: Issues With the Elderly L.Pelinka  
  1830 Beta Blockers and Statins S.Lowson  
  1930 Adjourn
 

Wednesday, March 1

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0700 Arrhythmias: The Tachycardias S.Lowson  
  0800 Arrhythmias: The Bradycardias and Others S.Lowson  
  0900 Ski Break
  1715 Mandatory Sign In
  1730 Introducing New Technology and New Toys Safety Into the OR D.Lin  
  1830 Neurotrauma for the Anesthesia Provider L.Pelinka  
  1930 Adjourn
 

Thursday, March 2

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0700 Is There a Medical Professional Onboard This Aircraft? L.Pelinka  
  0800 Challenges at 35,000 ft: Case Discussions L.Pelinka  
  0900 Ski Break
  1715 Mandatory Sign In
  1730 Crystalloids and Colloids: The Ongoing Debate S.Lowson  
  1830 A Safe Framework for Office-Based Anesthesia D.Lin  
  1930 Adjourn
 

Friday, March 3

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0700 Dialog and Disclosure: In the Eyes of the Patient D.Lin  
  0800 Dialog and Disclosure: Case Discussion D.Lin  
  0900 Break
  0915 Electrolyte Emergencies S.Lowson  
  1015 What Went Wrong? Trauma Cases to Think About L.Pelinka  
  1115 Adjourn

20 CME

20 Class A CEC

Pharmacology Hours TBD†

FACULTY

Della Ming Lin, MD
Senior Fellow, Estes Park Institute
Patient Safety Leadership Fellow and Faculty, HRET
Past Department Chief, Anesthesiology
Queen’s Medical Center
Honolulu, Hawaii

Stuart Lowson, MD, BSc, MBBs, MRCP, FRCA
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology
Director, Surgical/Trauma ICU
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, Virginia

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 #1033267; Expiration Date 3/3/17.

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: 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, 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 December 29, 2016 to January 28, 2017. No refund after January 28, 2017; 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 on a CD 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.