Hyperbaric Medicine Skills and Emergency Management

NOVEMBER 17, 2017
Green Valley Ranch, Henderson, NV


**limited to MD/DO & NP/PA**

  • GENERAL INFORMATION

    The full day skills pre-course is offered to the following provider types: MD/DO/PA/NP. The goal of the course is to introduce and reinforce critical care skills and emergency case management in hyperbaric medicine. You will engage in needle thoracostomy, tube thoracostomy, emergency myringotomy, intra-osseous and ultrasound-guided IV placement, and airway/ventilator management skills. Each of these will be demonstrated to you and will be immediately followed by a hands-on lab where our faculty will reinforce these skills in simulated case scenarios and discussion groups. These cases will engage you and also provide real-time peer review and feedback following each scenario.

    The course is a requirement for our UHMS Program for Advanced Training in Hyperbarics (PATH) requirements.

    GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

    By the end of the course, attendees should be able to:

    1. Know the indications and describe/demonstrate the technique for placing an emergent chest tube/needle thoracostomy for suspected pneumothorax
    2. Understand the indication for and demonstrate how to perform an emergency myringotomy
    3. Demonstrate proper location and insertion of emergent IO line
    4. Be familiar with the technique of ultrasound-guided IV insertion for emergency cases
    5. Master airway and ventilation management with airway devices/adjuncts during any phase of hyperbaric oxygen therapy
    6. Identify critical complications specific to hyperbaric oxygen treatment

    DISCLAIMER: Completion of this course does not certify that the attendee is competent to perform emergency procedures. Competency should be determined according to the credentialing department of individual health care facilities.

    Faculty Members:

    • James Holm, MD
    • Davut Savaser, MD
    • Pete Witucki, MD
    • Enoch Huang, MD
    • John Kirby, MD

     

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  • HOTEL/LOCATION INFORMATION

     

    Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa and Casino
    2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy
    Henderson, NV 89052

    Reservations: 702-617-7777 or 1-866-782-9487 and use the code GCIUHMS
    ONLINE Reservations: https://aws.passkey.com/e/49074070

    ROOM RATE: $150* S/D (Each individual is required to provide a credit card and one night’s room and tax deposit.)
    Reservation Cut-off date: Friday, October 27, 2017

    Specific guest room types, numbers and floors cannot be confirmed at this time. We will do everything possible to note all such requests and satisfy as many as possible upon arrival.

    Please be advised that all rates quoted are per room, per night, single or double occupancy. A charge of $25 will be added for each guest room over double occupancy.

    *A $15.00 resort fee (reduced from $28.99) plus 14% tax per night will be applied to each guest room, which includes basic daily in-room internet (normally at $12.99 per day), daily newspaper, scheduled shuttle to and from McCarran International Airport and Strip, and admission to the exercise facility at the Resort (normally at $30.00 per day).

     

    TRAVEL/TRANSPORTATION:

    Airport: McCarran International Airport (LAS)

    SHUTTLE:
    MCCARRAN AIRPORT TO GREEN VALLEY RANCH RESORT
    (The shuttle takes about 30 minutes each way (without traffic), it is complementary.  For your return trip to the airport, you need to pick up a pass from the bell hop desk at the Resort).
    Picks up from ground zero

    • 7:30AM
    • 9:30AM
    • 11:30AM
    • 1:30PM
    • 3:30PM
    • 5:30PM
    • 7:30PM
    • 9:30PM
    GREEN VALLEY RANCH RESORT TO MCCARRAN AIRPORT
    (The shuttle takes about 30 minutes each way (without traffic), it is complementary.  For your return trip to the airpor, you need to pick up a pass from the bell hop desk at the Resort).
    Drops off at departure level
    • 7:00AM
    • 9:00AM
    • 11:00AM
    • 1:00PM
    • 3:00PM
    • 5:00PM
    • 7:00PM
    • 9:00PM


    OTHER TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS FROM THE AIRPORT: https://www.mccarran.com/Transportation

     

    Group rates will be subject to the prevailing room tax, which is currently 14%.

    The special room rates offered to the Group above are valid three (3) days prior to and three (3) days after the meeting subject to Hotel Availability.

     

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  • REGISTRATION


    CLICK HERE
    (you will need to log in or register to access the registration link)


    COURSE REGISTRATION FEES:

    • PATH Participant: $495
    • UHMS Member: $595
    • Non-Member: $695

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  • SCHEDULE

     

    TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:
    Subject to change (posted 9/19/17)

     

    8:00

    8:30

    Intros and Intro Lecture

    Faculty

    8:30

    9:15

    1st Didactic session: Needle Thoracostomy and Chest Tube Thoracostomy

    Witucki/Savaser/Kirby

    9:15

    9:45

    2nd Didactic Session: Otic Complications and Emergency Myringotomy

    Holm

    9:45

    10:00

    Break

     

    10:00

    11:00

    Break-out Session #1/2 (Divided into 4 groups of 10)

     

       

    1 mannequin with chest tube insertion simulation cases, 1 mannequin with needle thoracostomy simulation cases; allow each participant to place chest tube/needle in mannequin and become proficient (ideally, 3 minutes per participant, total of 15 minutes for each station, (60 minute scenario/station skills session); 2 Myringotomy stations

     

    11:00

    11:40

    3rd Didactic Session: Emergency IO and US-Guided IV placement

    Savaser

    11:40

    12:30

    Break-out Session #3 (Divided into 4 groups of 10):

     

       

    EZ-IO with chicken bones and Ultrasound machines x 2 with mannequin arms and IV supplies (30 minute session total with rotations between IV and EZ-IO stations)

     

    12:30

    1:30

    LUNCH BREAK

    ON OWN

    1:30

    2:30

    4th Didactic Session: Airway management lecture – Intubation, LMAs, Cricothyrotomy

    Savaser/Witucki

    2:30


    3:30


    Break-out Session #4 (Divided into 2 groups of 10): Airway mannequins and airway adjuncts (intubation, LMAs, cricothyrotomy)

    Faculty


    3:30

    3:45

    Break

     

    3:45

    4:45

    5th Didactic Session: Ventilation management and what else can go wrong?

    Kirby/Huang/Savaser/Holm/Witucki

    4:45

    5:30

    Break-out Session #5 (Divided into 4 groups of 5): Rotate groups between ventilators and case scenario tables (2 x 2)

    Faculty

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