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Northwest Seminars: Current Topics in Emergency Medicine Whistler

Westin Whistler Resort & Spa | Whistler, CANADA
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Title: Northwest Seminars: Current Topics in Emergency Medicine Whistler
Specialty: Emergency Medicine
Dates: From Mar, 7, 2016 to Mar, 11, 2016
Location: Whistler, CANADA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 600 to 850 USD
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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 Healthcare System, Dallas and Northwest Seminars. The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Healthcare System, Dallas is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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.

The 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®).

Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

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.

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 I credit for completing this program.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists: Please check back for approval information.

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

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

†Pharmacology hours subject to change.

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  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
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This course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, paramedics, pre-hospital emergency medicine care providers and all other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty, but also of additional related disciplines which both impact and are impacted by it.


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. 


Liudvikas Jagminas, MD, FACEP

Chief of Service, Department of Emergency Medicine

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth

Harvard Medical Faculty Physician

Harvard Medical School

Boston, Massachusetts

Program Coordinator

Asim Taraber, MD

Director of Toxicology

Department of Emergency Medicine

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Yale University School of Medicine

New Haven, Connecticut

Bruce Becker, MD, MPH, FACEP

Professor, Emergency Medicine and Social Behavioral Science

Alpert School of Medicine

Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island

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Westin Resort

Located in Whistler Village just yards from the gondolas servicing the slopes of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains, The Westin Resort & Spa is an all-suite, full-service hotel and spa, with ski in/ski out convenience to Whistler Mountain. Relax in the renowned Avello Spa & Health Club, providing a complete experience for those seeking balance and vitality. Snack and unwind at the FireRock Lounge or dine at The Aubergine Grille, a 150-seat show kitchen restaurant featuring seasonal cuisine prepared by European-trained chefs influenced by the fresh bounty of the Pacific Northwest. Meals at the Westin are as elegant and unpretentious as the mountain scenery. Deluxe Studio Suites feature an open layout with one king or 2 queen signature Westin Heavenly Beds (based on availability), plus queen sofa sleeper, sitting area, fully equipped kitchen, and large windows along with many other amenities to assure a comfortable stay. 

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