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Online Registration has CLOSED effective Thursday, March 15th at 12pm Pacific Time.

The 2nd University of Washington Obstetric Anesthesia Conference will be a joint venture with the Obstetric Department and the Anesthesiology Department. The conference will provide anesthesiologists, OB/GYNs, nurse anesthetists, residents, and fellows of both specialties with 1.5 days of CME-accredited learning. Presentations from faculty experts will be combined with hands-on workshops using state-of-the-art simulations.

The first day focuses on treatment bundles from an OB and Anesthesiologist perspective. Topics are presented as lectures, debates, and problem-based discussions. Each presentation will allow ample time for interaction with the audience.

The second day will access the new University of Washington’s School of Nursing state-of-the-art high fidelity simulation center. Workshops focusing on the three treatment bundles and team communication will take place in this impressive facility.

Foege Auditorium & School of Nursing Simulation Center
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA



FEES AND REGISTRATION

MD/DO/PhD$299
Allied Health$249
*MD/DO Resident/Fellow$150

*MD/DO Resident/Fellow rate applies to MD/DO only and requires written confirmation of current resident/fellow status

The UW CME office is a self-sustaining unit and does not depend on or receive public monies in support of its educational efforts. The course fees are estimated to include transcript of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, access to online instruction materials, catering taxes, faculty planning and salaries.

To enroll, click on the "Register" button. Allow up to fifteen working days to receive your email confirmation of enrollment. If you have not received confirmation prior to your departure for the course, please contact the CME office at 206.543.1050. Continuing Medical Education will not be responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed if space is not available at the course.

CANCELLATION POLICY
The Office of Continuing Medical Education must receive written notification of your cancellation by March 2, 2018. A $75.00 processing fee will be deducted from refund requests received by this date. No refunds will be issued following March 2, 2018. The Office of Continuing Medical Education reserves the right to cancel this course twenty (20) days prior to the course date when a minimum enrollment is not met or for other reasons that prevent the University from holding the course. Each registrant will be notified by telephone followed by written notification and a full refund. The University of Washington is not responsible for any other costs incurred such as non-refundable airline tickets or hotel penalties. Contact the CME Office with questions: call 206.543.1050, fax 206.221.4525 or email cme@uw.edu.

Catherine Albright, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Melissa Bennett, MS, CRNA
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Laurent Bollag, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Edith Cheng, MD, MS
Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Stephanie Cooper, MD
Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Shani Delaney, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Carlos Delgado, MD
Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Emily Dinges, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Chau Doan, MD
Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Hani El-Omrani, MBChB
Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Emily Fay, MD
Acting Instructor and Fellow, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Sheena Hembrador, MD
Acting Instructor/Fellow, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Alisa Kachikis, MD
Acting Instructor and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellow, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Christopher Kent, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Kimberly Ma, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Hayley MacKinnon, MD
Resident Physician, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology (PGY-4, est grad 2018)
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Sue Moreni, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Katherine O'Connell, MN, RN
Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist, Clinical Nurse Educator, School of Nursing, Department of Family & Child Nursing
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Leal Ridgway, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Washington
seattle, WA
Brian Ross, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Stacey Schmiedecke, MD
Fellow, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Madigan Army Medical Center
Tacoma, WA
Margaret Sedensky, MD
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Anna Shope, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Title Time Faculty Room
Sign-in and Continental Breakfast (UW School of Nursing Simulation Center) 7:30AM - 8:00AM  
Welcome and Group Allocation; Explanation of Stations 8:00AM - 8:30AM  
Simulations 8:30AM - 10:00AM Carlos Delgado, MD
Peter Napolitano, MD
Brian Ross, MD, PhD
Sheena Hembrador, MD
Catherine Albright, MD, MS
Hani El-Omrani, MBChB
Alisa Kachikis, MD
Emily Fay, MD
Melissa Bennett, MS, CRNA
Hayley MacKinnon, MD
 
Break 10:00AM - 10:30AM  
Simulations 10:30AM - 11:45AM Carlos Delgado, MD
Peter Napolitano, MD
Brian Ross, MD, PhD
Sheena Hembrador, MD
Catherine Albright, MD, MS
Hani El-Omrani, MBChB
Alisa Kachikis, MD
Emily Fay, MD
Melissa Bennett, MS, CRNA
Hayley MacKinnon, MD
 
Closing 11:45AM - 12:00PM  
Adjourn 12:00PM - 12:05PM  
Accreditation with Commendation: The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

The following hotels are located near the conference site. To make reservations, please call the hotels directly. No room block has been reserved.

Watertown Hotel
4242 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206.826.4242 or 866.944.4242
Rates depend on availability
Rate code: "UNIVERSITY"

Silver Cloud Inn - University District
5036 25th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206.526.5200 or 800.205.6940
Rates depend on availability
Rate code: "UW CME conference"

Residence Inn by Marriott
4501 12th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206.322.8887 or 888.236.2427
Rate code: "U68" 

Click here for driving and parking directions

TARGET AUDIENCE
Taking Teams of Experts to Expert Teams is intended for specialists working on any labor and delivery floor, including anesthesiologists, obstetricians, nurse anesthetists, residents and fellows in the Pacific Northwest. Pediatricians, neonatologists, perinatologists, obstetricians, general practitioners, delivery room nurses, nurse midwives, and clinical pharmacologists may also find educational benefit.

ONLINE CONFERENCE MATERIALS
Instruction materials will be available online at uwcme.org (for conference registrants only). Materials will be available starting on March 12, 2018 for registrants to print and/or download. A booklet with the conference agenda and pages for note-taking will be provided at the conference. No printed presentation materials will be available.

ATTENDANCE POLICY
Course activities are exclusively reserved for course attendees. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

CHILD CARE POLICY / LACTATION SERVICES
In consideration of other participants and speakers, please do not bring infants/children into conference sessions. 

Please inform the CME Office by March 12, 2018 if you will need to utilize lactation services.

DIETARY REQUESTS
UW CME considers diverse nutritional preferences and restrictions when planning our complimentary menu. If you have dietary restrictions (i.e. vegan, gluten-free, etc.), please notify us by March 12, 2018 by sending an email to cme@uw.edu.

CANCELLATION POLICY
The Office of Continuing Medical Education must receive written notification of your cancellation by March 2, 2018. A $75.00 processing fee will be deducted from refund requests received by this date. No refunds will be issued following March 2, 2018. The Office of Continuing Medical Education reserves the right to cancel this course twenty (20) days prior to the course date when a minimum enrollment is not met or for other reasons that prevent the University from holding the course. Each registrant will be notified by telephone followed by written notification and a full refund. The University of Washington is not responsible for any other costs incurred such as non-refundable airline tickets or hotel penalties. Contact the CME Office with questions: call 206.543.1050, fax 206.221.4525 or email cme@uw.edu.

SPECIAL SERVICES
Continuing Medical Education at the University of Washington is a self-sustaining unit and does not depend on or receive public monies in support of its educational efforts. Fees for this course are estimated to cover the costs of conducting this course. These costs include salaries, registration and credit, handouts, record keeping, faculty planning and evaluation and may include food, beverages, taxes and gratuities to vendors. The University of Washington reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran in accordance with University policy and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations. The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (voice), 206-543-6452 (TTY), 206-685-7264 (fax), or dso@uw.edu. The University of Washington makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance of the event as possible, preferably at least 10 days.



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