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Northwest Anesthesia Seminars

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Overview / Abstract:

TARGET AUDIENCE
This course is designed for physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, registered nurses and other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty but also of all additional, related disciplines which may impact 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.

Expiration

Feb 11, 2018

Discipline(s)

Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Pharmacy CPE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME, Surgical Technology CE

Format

Live / Seminar, Seminar

Cost

Varies

Credits / Hours

20

Accreditation

AANA, ABA, ACCME, AMA

Is This Activity Certified for "Live" Credit?

YES

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Elizabeth Frost, MD
Clinical Professor of Anesthesia
Icahn Medical Center at Mount Sinai
New York, New York

Jonathan H. Waters, MD
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
School of Medicine University of Pittsburgh
Vice Chair, Clinical Research
Program Director Regional and Acute Pain Fellowship Program
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh
Medical Director Acute Interventional Pain Program of UPMC
Professor Swanson School of Engineering
Department of Bioengineering
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Keywords / Search Terms

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LIVE Activity Location Details

Date(s)
02-18-2018 - 02-25-2018

ms Köningsdam
1850 Eller Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL   33316
United States of America

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