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Vdara Hotel & Spa * | Las vegas, USA
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Specialty: , Anesthesiology
Dates: From Apr, 14, 2014 to Apr, 14, 2014
Location: Las vegas, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 275 to 375 USD
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The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Health Care System, Dallas designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Health Care System, Dallas and Northwest Anesthesia Seminars, Inc. The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Health Care System, Dallas is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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®).

Physician Assistants AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists: This program has been prior approved by the AANA for 8 CEC; AANA Code #1028483; Expiration date 12/31/2014.

NWAS is approved by the California Board of Nursing, Provider Number 04833 and Florida and Washington, DC Boards of Nursing, Provider Number 50-7480. This program offers 8 contact hours. Meets the requirements of the Pennsylvania Board of Nursing, Rules and Regulations §21.133.

Contains 1 pharmacology contact hours. (Subject to change)

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Due to the inherent knowledge, skills, practice locations, and populations of patients served by practitioners of anesthesiology and/or emergency and critical care medicine, the physicians, nurses, and other such advanced care providers are summoned to interpret the EKG reading and often treat the underlying dysryhthmia. This program is designed to update these practitioners with the latest information on this body of scientific information.


Mark A. Kossick, DNSc, CRNA, APN
Professor, School of Nursing
Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, North Carolina

Dr. Mark A. Kossick received his Doctor of Nursing Science degree in 2003 from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis, College of Nursing. He completed his clinical residency in the electrophysiology laboratory at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). During his residency he developed a new modified chest lead (MAC1L). Dr. Kossick finished his anesthesia education in 1984 at Hamot Medical Center, Erie, Pennsylvania/Edinboro University, Edinboro, Pennsylvania. Over the past 20 years he has been on faculty at several universities (University of Kansas, UAB, University of Maryland, Union University).

He is currently on faculty as a full professor at Western Carolina University, in Candler, North Carolina. Over the past two decades he has lectured extensively across the country on ECG interpretation and the management of ischemia and arrhythmias. His lectures have addressed audiences at state and national meetings as well as graduate students and faculty as a visiting professor at other universities across the United States. Internationally he has lectured in London, United Kingdom, as well as Vienna, Austria. Dr. Kossick has also written a textbook and handbook on electrocardiography, is an author of two chapters in the textbook, Nurse Anesthesia (Inhalation Anesthetics and Clinical Monitoring I: Cardiovascular System), and authored the antiarrhythmic chapter in the recently published textbook, Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthesiology. He is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), and the International Society for Computerized ElectroCardiography. In 2006, Dr. Kossick was inducted into Ashtabula Harbor High School’s Hall of Fame as an alumni recipient of the “Career Achievement Award,” Ashtabula, Ohio.

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VDARA HOTEL AND SPA: A portion of the room rate is used to partially offset the cost of the refreshments served during the meeting for participants only.


 Deluxe Suite (1 King bed + queen sofa sleeper only): $127 Single or double occupancy plus $25 per day resort fee plus 12% tax. 

Additional guest $35 each regardless of age. Maximum 4 persons in room.

  THE COSMOPOLITAN HOTEL: A portion of the room rate is used to partially offset the cost of the refreshments served during the meeting for participants only.


Rates are per night single or double occupancy plus 12% tax


Additional guest age 18+ add $30 each - maximum of 4 persons in room regardless of age. Each guestroom must have at least one registered guest 21 years of age or older.

DEPOSIT REQUIRED: 1st night deposit plus tax within 10 days of booking to hold your room. Limited number of rooms for weekend. Rate and availability not guaranteed until deposit received.

Cancellations of room accepted without penalty until five days prior to arrival. Early departure fees apply for check-out prior to confirmed date.


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We have a block of rooms for seminar participants. 
Once this block is sold, rooms are on availability only and may be at a higher rate.

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(800) 222-6927 • (509) 547-7065

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