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Anesthesia Update Pocono Manor

Kalahari Resort | Pennsylvania, USA
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Title: Anesthesia Update Pocono Manor
Specialty: Anesthesiology
Dates: From Jul, 23, 2018 to Jul, 26, 2018
Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 850 to 1000 USD
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Kalahari Resort

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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 24 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 24 CEC; AANA Code #1034658; Expiration date 7/26/18.

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 24 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 24 contact hours.

†Pharmacology hours subject to change.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
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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.


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


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.


Elizabeth Frost, MD

Professor of Anesthesia

Icahn Medical Center at Mount Sinai

New York, New York

Christian Popa, MD

Colonel, Medical Corps, United States Army

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Director, Critical Care Anesthesiology

Walter Reed Army National Military Medical Center

Bethesda, Maryland

Adam Spencer, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Pediatric Anesthesiologist and Director of Acute Pain Services

Complex Pain Physician

Vi Riddell Complex Pain and Rehabilitation Centre

Alberta Children’s Hospital

Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Calgary

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Kalahari Resort & Convention Center

Bring the whole family to experience the 100,000 sqft. indoor waterpark featuring a retractable roof, stand-up surfing, or body boarding on the FlowRider, the twists and turns of the Anaconda and Swahili Swirl waterslides, lazy river and indoor/outdoor family hot tub, tons of activities for the kids and more! Explore the 30,000 sqft. Arcade, featuring blacklight mini golf, arcade games, XD Dark Ride 5-D Theater, blacklight mini bowling and more. Experience the beauty of the resort’s wooded setting while challenging yourself with Gorilla Grove Treetop Adventures ropes courses that range from easy, with the children’s courses close to the ground, to extremely difficult expert tree to tree challenges.

Relax and rejuvenate at the peaceful Spa Kalahari and Salon that focuses on natural elements as a part of each treatment, providing a revitalizing spa experience. Nearby Manor Sports offers outdoor activities including 5 stand, pond fishing and a BB gun range, guided country tours, mountain biking, walking trails through the natural beauty of the mountain range. Kalahari Fitness and Training features free weights, free motion machines, medicine balls, BOSU’s, resistance tubes, and more.

When it’s time to dine, you find 12 options to choose from with something for everyone! Enjoy a wide variety of retail options for your souvenir shopping pleasure. Beautifully appointed guest rooms feature microwave, mini-fridge, free high speed Internet, iron/board, safe, HD TV and much more. Desert rooms are 424 sqft. with two queen beds with a queen size sofa sleeper. Whirlpool Suites offer 424 sqft. with a large whirlpool tub, fireplace, balcony, king size bed and full size sofa sleeper.

The Kalahari Resort & Convention Center is located off I-380 at Pocono exit 3; just over an hour from New York, 2 hours from Philadelphia, 2 hour from Harrisburg, 30 minutes from Scranton and 50 minutes from Allentown. The nearest major airport is Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), approximately 45 minutes away.

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Cancellations of room reservations accepted until 5 days prior to arrival. Early departure fee applies if checkout prior to reserved departure date. 

If you check out of the hotel before your scheduled departure date or are a complete no show, you may be charged a penalty up to your entire reserved stay. Please review your reservation for accuracy.

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