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The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa * | California, USA
From 200 to 800 USD
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Specialty: , Pulmonology
Dates: From May, 1, 2014 to May, 3, 2014
Location: California, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 200 to 800 USD
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The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa *

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Intended Audience

This activity was developed for physicians, nurses with critical care, telemetry/ step down and emergency medicine experience, respiratory therapists, and other allied health professionals.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will do the following:

• Identify the global scope of geriatric trauma

• Describe minimally invasive extracorporeal life support technology and its novel applications

• Explain the etiology, assessment and manifestations of acute delirium in the intensive care unit (ICU)

• Apply the principles and modalities of hemodynamic monitoring

Pharmacy Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will do the following:

• Collaborate with physicians, nurses, and other members of the patient care team to provide optimal
pharmaceutical care to patients receiving treatment in the intensive care unit

This activity will address professional practice gaps in knowledge.

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as aprovider of continuing pharmacy education. This program has been developed according to the ACPE Criteria for Quality and is assigned ACPE Universal Program #0797-0000-13-155-L04-P. This program is designated for up to 10 contact hours (1.0 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit. Please remember that you need to go to in order to obtain your NABP e-Profile ID necessary to have credit for this activity recorded.
No partial credit will be granted.

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 040207.
This program is accredited for 16 contact hours. Program ID #2090.

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
A maximum of 16 contact hours may be earned for successful completion of this activity.

Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13664, for 16 contact hours.

This course meets the requirements for CE for RCPs in California.

Course meets the qualifications for 16 hours of continuing education credit for LCSW's as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Provider #PCE2048.

Certificates will be available online at the Web address noted on the evaluation. For Pharmacists – Transcript information will be available at within 4 weeks.

Event Overview
Welcome message:

This program will cover advances in Critical Care Medicine and offer an opportunity to interact with leaders in this ever-evolving specialty. It has been developed for critical care physicians, and may also be of interest to nurses, residents, fellows, pharmacists, respiratory therapists and other allied health professionals interested in Critical Care Medicine.

The program is CME/CE approved and offers up to 16 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. The conference is also approved for up to 16 ACPE contact hours, 16 AANP, ANCC, and CA-BRN contact hours, as well as CE credit for PA, RCP and LCSW participants.

The event will be held at the beautiful Westin Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage, California, which offers numerous opportunities for pre- and post-conference recreation and relaxation.

Register Now to ensure your place at this exceptional educational opportunity.


Shahriyar Tavakoli, MD
Medical Director, Critical Care
Eisenhower Medical Center
Rancho Mirage, California

Matthew Brenner, MD
Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California

Andriy Batchinsky, MD
Research Scientist
US Army Institute of Surgical Research
Ft. Sam Houston, Texas

Henri Colt, MD
Professor of Medicine Emeritus
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California

Mohsen Davoudi, MD
Interim Chief 
Division of Pulmonary Diseases 
and Critical Care Medicine
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California

E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary and Critical Care
Associate Director of Aging Research VA GRECC
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee

Dean Hess, PhD, RRT, FAARC
Assistant Director of Respiratory Care 
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Steven Hollenberg, MD
Professor of Medicine
Sections of Cardiology and Critical Care Medicine
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Camden, New Jersey

Michael Lekawa, MD
Chief, Division of Trauma, Burns, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery
Director, Trauma Services, Surgery
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California

Farhad Limonadi, MD
Desert Spine and Neuroscience Institute
Eisenhower Medical Center
Rancho Mirage, California

Paul Nyquist, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Departments of Anesthesiology/Critical Care Surgery/ Neurological Surgery
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Elizabeth Turner, MD, MS
Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Director of Bedside Ultrasound
UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

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Hotel Reservations can be made at the Westin Mission Hills, Rancho Mirage, California by accessing  or by calling Westin reservations 1-877-253-0041 and referencing Critical Care Conference.

The group rate is $219 per night with a reduced resort fee of $9 that includes in room high speed internet access (wired or wireless), complimentary self-parking, fitness center access, day use of spa facilities, steam room, whirlpool, relaxation room, renewal refresh and shower, use of putting greens, Hideaway arcade games, shuttle service within the resort and to the Gary Player golf course, local phone calls (within Rancho Mirage) and access charge for credit card and 800 number calls, plus applicable taxes.

Rates will be available three (3) days prior and three (3) days after the event dates subject to availability of guest rooms at the time of the reservation.

Leisure Activities

The Rancho Mirage area offers numerous opportunities for pre- and post- conference recreation and relaxation.

The Living Desert
47900 Portola Avenue
Palm Desert, California
The Living Desert's mission is desert conservation through preservation, education and appreciation.

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
One Tram Way
Palm Springs, California
Aboard the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, World's Largest Rotating Tramcar, you will experience a breathtaking journey up the sheer cliffs of Chino Canyon. Begin the 10 minute ride at the Valley Station - elevation 2,643 ft. and end at the Mountain Station - elevation 8,516 ft. No matter what the season, whether you are enjoying spectacular views or hiking in a pristine wilderness, a one-of-a-kind experience can be had by all.

Sunnylands Center and Gardens
37977 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, California
Admission is free to Sunnylands Center, which offers interactive displays, films, and art from the Sunnylands Collection. The café and store are open during public hours. Tours of the historic house are available for a fee.

Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert
71-701 Gerald Ford Drive
Rancho Mirage, California
This is a great opportunity to discover the emerging personalities of children. We hope that by visiting the Museum and participating in its programs or special interest activities you will be provided with an opportunity to better understand your child's interests and discover new ways to encourage their natural curiosity through activities at home and school. Remember our CDMOD motto, It's Not Just Play, It's Serious Fun!

Desert Adventures
74-794 Lennon Place, Suite B
Palm Desert, California
Since 1987, Desert Adventures has provided the most talked-about outdoor adventures and unique desert events in the Greater Palm Springs area. We conduct most of our adventure tours and events at our exclusive and private 840-acre Metate Ranch on the San Andreas Fault where we have miles of trails to explore by jeep or on foot.

Westin Mission Hills Golf
71-333 Dinah Shore Drive
Rancho Mirage, California
Play on either of the two golf courses located at the Westin Mission Hills Resort and Spa. 10% discount for hotel guests.

Westin Mission Hills Spa
71-333 Dinah Shore Drive
Rancho Mirage, California
Set amongst lush landscaping and calming desert scenery, The Spa at Westin Mission Hills, located at The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa offers guests a chance to get back to their best self. 10% discount for hotel guests.

Palm Springs Air Museum
745 N Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, California
Home to one of the world's largest collections of flyable WWII aircraft and the air-conditioned hangars have no ropes to keep you from interacting with the exhibits. The extensive library and crew of trained volunteers can provide you details on the aircraft and a sense of the experience of flying them.

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 Nancy Volk , Program Manager , Annenberg Center/Eisenhower Medical Center

Phone: 760-409-3028

Fax: 760-773-4513

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