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Emergency Medicine Update Las Vegas

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas * | Nevada, USA
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Title: Emergency Medicine Update Las Vegas
Specialty: , Emergency Medicine
Dates: From Mar, 17, 2014 to Mar, 20, 2014
Location: Nevada, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 150 to 800 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 20 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 Seminars. 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.

Canadian Physicians: The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada lists The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, as an approved ACCME accredited provider. The AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ awarded may be submitted by the participant to the RCPSC for equivalent MOC Section 1 Credits.

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 1 credit for completing this program.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists: This program has been prior approved by the AANA for 20 CEC; AANA Code #1028871; Expiration date 3/20/2014.

Anesthesiologist Assistants: The NCCAA accepts these ACCME-approved programs for continuing educational credits.

Registered Nurses: NWS 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 20 contact hours. Meets the requirements of the Pennsylvania Board of Nursing, Rules and Regulations §21.133.

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The practitioner of emergency medicine must possess evidence-based scientific background for competent clinical practice; maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the specialty and all additional related disciplines; maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge and skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents, and procedures; manage self and colleagues to function toward common goals in providing consistent care in all settings in which emergency care is provided; serve as an expert in matters involving quality, safe and equitable health care delivery and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon professional expertise. Presentations are designed to facilitate the acquisition of cognitive and technical skills as defined through evidenced based data translated to best practice standards by the pertinent governmental and professional organizations including the American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Surgeons and the Emergency Nurses Association and abilities in one or more of the disciplines vital to the practicing professional. 

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

Apply the pertinent physical and behavioral sciences as they impact and are affected by the planning, delivery, and monitoring of services inherent in the professions

Explain the selection, dosing considerations with methods of administration, safe use, contraindications and precautions of drugs based on their chemical and pharmacologic properties

Outline comprehensive patient management plans for the special patient population discussed
Apply the principles of safety and asepsis in the performance of all aspects of patient care regardless of the clinical environment in which the practice resides

Incorporate the published tenets of pertinent, recognized external organizations, institutions, and professional groups defining medical, legal, philosophical, ethical, and health care management standards. 

Speakers/Faculty:

Jacob Hennings, MD
Attending Physician
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Erlanger Health Systems
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Harry W. Severance, MD, FACEP
Professor and Director for Research Development
Emergency Medicine Residency Training Program
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Erlanger Health Systems
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Program Coordinator

Ben Smith, MD, FACEP
Director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Education Training 
Program
Emergency Medicine Residency Training Program
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Erlanger Health Systems
Chattanooga, Tennessee

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The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is centrally located on The Strip and has dozens of restaurants, theaters, and casinos surrounding the resort. The casino at The Cosmopolitan offers 100,000 square feet of table gaming and slot machines. Restaurants offer casual and formal dining, with cuisine from around the world. There are five bars on site and room service is available 24 hours a day. The resort’s stores, spread throughout the property, offer eclectic shopping from the U.S. and around the world. Three pool areas include spa tubs and cabanas. The resort also includes two tennis courts and two fitness centers. The full-service health spa is nature-inspired, offering a hammam, massage, facials, baths, and scrubs. A hair salon is also on site.

Rooms: Beds come with Egyptian-cotton linens, pillowtop mattresses, and down comforters. Bathrooms have marble floors and include hair dryers and showers. Bathrobes and slippers are also provided. The 54-inch flat-panel HDTVs come with pay movies and premium cable channels, and wireless Internet access is available and included in the resort fee. Guest rooms and suites also provide in-room safes that accommodate laptops.

Run of House: $219

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Email: info@northwestseminars.com

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1 (800) 222-6927
1 (509) 547-7065
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (PST)
Monday-Friday

Mailing Address:

PO Box 2797
Pasco, WA 99302

Physical Address:

1412 N 5th
Pasco, WA 99301

FAX

1 (509) 547-1265

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