This course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, paramedics, pre-hospital emergency medicine care providers and all other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the specialty or 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.
The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota
From this Florida resort’s perch in downtown Sarasota, neither discovery nor contentment are far from reach, whether it is the rich, artistic uniqueness surrounding this Gulf Coast retreat or the sandy white beaches. Take time to explore the city’s fine dining, museums, art galleries and performance venues.
The Spa & Salon at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota features treatment rooms, saunas, steam rooms, whirlpools and relaxation lounges to ensure the ultimate relaxation experience. Explore the Resorts’s 11 acres near the city center of Sarasota and then escape to the resort’s Beach Club on Lido Key, an exclusive oasis of beachfront services located approximately 3 miles from the Hotel (hotel shuttle provided). You can also hop the shuttle to The Golf Club featuring an 18-hole Tom Fazio designed championship golf course and two lighted tennis courts located approximately 16 miles from the hotel.
A full-service salon and 24-hour Fitness Center help you stay looking your best. Children ages 5-12 can even join the Ritz Kids program that offers a variety of supervised physical and creative activities (fees may apply). The ever-evolving face of the downtown scene is reflected in the waterfront restaurants at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, including Jack Dusty, which provides a fresh take on coastal cuisine and handcrafted cocktails. The reach of delicious dining extends to the beach and the links, too, where The Beach Club Grill and the Golf Club Grille, respectively, serve up fare that satisfies even the most discerning palate. Be sure to leave time to explore St. Armands Circle - an island shopping paradise! The circle of St. Armands features over 150 fine shops and gourmet restaurants, charming courtyards and patios, classic statuary to create a unique atmosphere that can only be found here.
Resort View Rooms are approximately 425 square feet and feature 1 King or 2 Queen beds (based on hotel availability), LCD TV, Egyptian cotton linens, private balcony, coffee/tea maker, safe, spacious guest bathrooms trimmed with marble, lighted makeup mirror, hair dryer, scale, terry bathrobes, high-speed Internet access and Wi-Fi capabilities, fully-stocked refreshment cabinet, iron/board, complimentary morning newspaper, complimentary overnight shoeshine, twice daily housekeeping attention with evening turndown service and more.
The resort is 4 miles south of Sarasota International Airport and 55 miles south of Tampa International Airport. 2017 overnight valet parking fees are $26 per vehicle, per day; event parking fees are $10. Parking fees are subject to change without notice. Please note that self-parking facilities are not available at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.