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KCSWCS Hospital and Critical Care Conference

Hospital and Critical Care Conference

May 2-3, 2019
Marriott, 10800 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS

The Hospital and Critical Care Conference is offered for anyone involved in the care of critical ill patients to become more knowledgeable, be cost effective, reduce readmissions, and ultimately, improve patient care and outcomes.


Event Schedule

Thursday, May 2  
 8:00 am Wait? I'm an Attending Now? Critical Care Case Series Using Point of Care Ultrasound, Todd Crane, MD
 8:55 am The Evidence for Prebiotics and Probiotics, Alysse Anderegg MD, RD, LD
 9:50 am Break and Visit Exhibits
 10:10 am PRN Anti-hypertensives in the Acute Care Setting: Harm or Benefit?, Robert McNab, DO
 11:05 am Neurological Complications of Systemic Diseases, Sherri Braksick, MD
 Noon Lunch
 1:00 pm Knowledge Gaps Related to Infection Prevention in Healthcare Facilities, Carolyn Gasser, RN
 1:55 pm Chest Wall Injury and Pain Management, Adam Kaye, MD
 2:50 pm Break and Visit Exhibits
 3:10 pm Transgender Health Care 101, Meredith Gray, MD and Kimberly Vandergeest-Wallace, PhD
 4:05 pm Beyond Binary: A Panel Discussion on Gender Identity and Gender Fluidity, Gigi Siers,
 5:00 pm  Adjourn
Friday, May 3  
 8:00 am Posterior Circulation Stroke, Jennifer Fink, MD
 8:55 am Palliative Care, Benoit Blondeau, MD
 9:50 am Break and Visit Exhibits
 10:10 am Managing Organ Donors, Lee Morrow, MD, MSc
 11:05 am Sink or Swim? IV Fluid Controversies in the ICU, Lee Morrow, MD, MSc
 Noon Lunch
 1:00 pm Air Transport, Charles Sheppard, MD
 1:55 pm Antibiotic Stewardship, a PharmD's View, Mel Smith, PharmD
 2:50 pm Break and Visit Exhibitors
 3:10 pm Water Intoxication, Aaron Lackamp, MD
 4:05 pm Hospital Aspects of Sleep, Michael Waxman, MD, MBA
 5:00 pm Adjourn

Registration

  • Register online
  • Download brochure and register by mail (coming soon)
  • Call 816.523.3383 to register. KCSWCS members must be logged in to

Fees

KCSWCS Active Physician Member    
Entire Program  $225     One-day only $175     

KCSWCS Associate NP/PA Member     
Entire Program $175     One-day only $100      

KCSWCS Honorary Member        
Entire Program $100     One-day only $60 

Non-member Physician               
Entire Program $275    One-day only $225    

Non-member NP, PA, Nurse or other health care professional    
Entire Program $225    One-day only  $150

Cancellations
All cancellations and refund requests must be in writing and will be assessed a fee of $50. After April 18, 2019, no refunds will be given.


Course Objectives

Objectives are posted as they become available.

Wait? I'm an Attending Now? Critical Care Case Series Using Point of Care Ultrasound

  • Examine several clinical cases that highlight the utility of POCUS
  • Consider the use of POCUS in your clinical practice

The Evidence for Prebiotics and Probiotics

PRN Anti-hypertensives in the Acute Care Setting: Harm or Benefit?

  • Evaluate the use of PRN anti-hypertensives in the acute care setting
  • Evaluate the benefits of PRN anti-hypertensives in the acute care setting
  • Evaluate the harm of PRN anti-hypertensives in the acute care setting

Neurological Complications of Systemic Diseases

  • Review neurological complications of systemic illness
  • Review neurological complications of medical procedures
  • Review neurological complications of commonly-prescribed medications

Knowledge Gaps Related to Infection Prevention in Healthcare Facilities

  • Describe the 5 Moments of Hand Hygiene and three frequently missed opportunities for hand hygiene by health care providers
  • List the categories of isolation precautions and common errors in application of personal protective equipment
  • Describe the healthcare providers' role in managing invasive devices (e.g., foleys and central lines) to support infection prevention.

Chest Wall Injury and Pain Management

  • Identify patients with chest wall injury
  • Prescribe therapeutic agents to treat chest wall pain
  • Determine which patients may benefit from operative repair of chest wall injury

Transgender Health Care 101

  • Identify the humanity aspects of treating the transgender patient
  • Develop specific strategies for shifting to a patient-centered transgender care perspective
  • Review how to effect a cultural and social change within your clinic

Beyond Binary: A Panel Discussion on Gender Identity and Gender Fluidity

  • State common concerns that patients who identify in a non-binary, third gender category have when interacting with providers
  • Discuss gender self perceptions of transgender, gender non-conforming, gender fluid panelists

Palliative Care

Posterior Circulation Stroke

Managing Organ Donors

  • Compare and contrast organ donation in brain dead donors with organ donation after cardiac death
  • Summarize the physiologic changes that happen to brain dead organ donors
  • Integrate organ donor physiology with the unique management strategies used by organ procurement organizations

Sink or Swim? IV Fluid Controversies in the ICU

  • Compare and contrast various IV fluids available for use in the ICU
  • Summarize recent developments in the debate regarding preference for normal saline versus lactated Ringer's solution

Air Transport

Antibiotic Stewardship, a PharmD's View

Sleep in the Hospital

  • Identify the features of normal sleep and sleep apnea
  • Discuss how sleep is disrupted in the hospital environment and also how sleep apnea is impacted
  • Develop strategies for preventing or treating disrupted sleep

Continuing Education Credits

AMA: The Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society is accredited by the Missouri State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP: Application for prescribed CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

ABIM: Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 14.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity.

AANP: The education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 14.75 contact hours of accredited education. Determination of credit and pharmacological hours is pending.

Nursing: The Department for Health and Human Services at Johnson County Community College is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for XX contact hours applicable for RN and LPN relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing Approved Provider Number: LT 0027-0549. Hours will be awarded for documented attendance only. All nurses must sign-in each day.


Hotel Information

The room block will expire at 6 pm (CST) on April 10, 2019.

A block of standard rooms has been reserved at the Marriott, 10800 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66210 for our participants at $124 per night, plus applicable taxes. The room block will expire at 6 pm (CST) on April 10, 2019. After that date, reservations will be accepted based upon availability. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-810-2759. Be sure to ask for the Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society group rate.

 
Contact Us

Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society

9229 Ward Parkway, Suite 280
Kansas City, MO 64114
Phone: 816.523.3383
Fax: 816.523.3393
Email:info@kcswcs.org

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