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.
La Posada de Santa Fe
Located in the heart of Santa Fe, just steps from the Historic Plaza, La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa combines the upscale amenities and refined accommodations of a modern resort with authentic adobe architecture. From the property’s roots as an 1880s brick mansion to its 1930s expansion and recent renovation and refurbishment, this historic Santa Fe resort has transformed into one of the Southwest’s most unique destinations. Known as The Art Hotel of Santa Fe, for its role in exhibiting the work of local artists before galleries were established, La Posada maintains a professionally curated gallery of inspiring American art. Nestled on six carefully manicured acres, La Posada de Santa Fe provides award-winning service, diverse dining options, and a subtle sense of Southwestern magic and charm.
Dine under a starlit New Mexico sky on the Patio Restaurant. Savor carefully crafted cocktails and spectacular bar fare in at The Staab House, named “Santa Fe’s Coziest Bar” by Travel+Leisure Magazine. Embrace the art of relaxation at the luxurious on-site La Posada de Santa Fe spa and salon, Spa Sage. This full-service spa was named #4 Best Hotel Spa in the Nation by USA Today, and provides an array of healing treatments. Guests can also enjoy the 24-hour access to a state-of-the-art fitness center, saline pool and hot tub, and yoga classes. With views of the charming resort grounds, Superior Rooms offer 1 King or 2 Queen beds (based on hotel availability), coffee/tea maker, iron/board (available in most rooms), hairdryer, custom mini-bar and in-room safe, high speed Internet access, work desk, LCD flat screen TV and more. The bathroom boasts custom C.O. Bigelow® bath amenities, and either a shower or a shower/bathtub combination.
La Posada de Santa Fe is located approximately 50 minutes from the Albuquerque International Sunport Airport (ABQ), and approximately 20 minutes from the Santa Fe Municipal Airport (SAF), which provides limited service.