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Infectious Diseases
Co-Provided with School of Medicine,
SUNY at Stony Brook

Celebrity's Beautiful Celebrity Solstice
Celebrity Solstice

7-Night Alaska Cruise Conference
Round-trip Seattle, Washington
August 11 - 18, 2017

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours

Course Fees:
$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
$495 Nurses, Residents, Students & Others

BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the University at Sea® meeting group through University at Sea® at 800-926-3775 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Henry J Neumann, MD
Transplant and Oncology Infectious Diseases Consult Team (Inpatient-Outpatient)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department of Medicine/Infectious Diseases
Stony Brook Internists, UFPC

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
Objectives: This seminar will provide information about current approaches for diagnosis, prevention and treatment of common infectious diseases. Upon completion, participants should be able to understand the recommendations and rationale behind treatment of common infections. This course is designed to explore major areas in infectious diseases which are impacting generalists. Our major areas of focus will include:

  • Review of acute infectious diseases that are encountered by the primary care practitioners and hospitalist. This will include reviews of adult immunizations, pneumonia, skin/soft tissue infections, urinary tract infections, Clostridium difficile.
  • Update on major changes in therapy for hepatitis C which have revolutionized clinical care for this common disease. New regimens introduced in the past year have made practical outpatient, non-toxic treatment.
  • The CDC has released new changes in national guidelines for sexually transmitted infections, with new treatment strategies especially for antibiotic resistant gonorrhea and pelvic inflammatory disease, as well as new pre-exposure guidelines for HIV (PrEP).
  • New and emerging diseases, and discuss new emerging pathogens in community-based practices.
  • Review on nosocomial infections with discussion on prevention and antibiotic stewardship.

August 11
9:00 am -10:00 am Update in Adult Immunization
10:00 am -10:15 am Break
10:15 am -11:15 am Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
11:15 am -12:15 pm Respiratory infections: URI and Community-Acquired Pneumonia
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Urinary tract Infections
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Update on Clostridium difficile Infection
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Global Health Trends: Tuberculosis and Malaria
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm What is New with Zika and Other Emerging Infectious Diseases
August 16
9:00 am - 10:00 am Update on Sexually Transmitted Diseases
10:00 am - 10:15 am Break
10:15 am - 11:15 am Hepatitis C Treatment Strategies
11:15 am - 11:45 pm HIV Update
11:45 am - 12:15pm Infectious disease consideration of anti-TNF agents
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Emerging antibiotic resistance and Antibiotic Stewardship
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Nosocomial Infections
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Fungal infections: new drugs and new guidelines
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Tick-borne Diseases Update
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing Education
Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Cruise Itinerary
Fri Aug 11 Seattle, Washington
- 5:00 pm
Sat Aug 12 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Aug 13 Ketchikan, Alaska
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Mon Aug 14 Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska - Scenic Cruising
6:00 am 10:00 am
Mon Aug 14 Juneau, Alaska
1:30 pm 10:00 pm
Tue Aug 15 Skagway, Alaska
7:00 am 6:00 pm
Tue Aug 15 The Inside Passage - Scenic cruising
6:30 am 10:30 pm
Wed Aug 16 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Thu Aug 17 Victoria, Canada
5:30 pm 11:59 pm
Fri Aug 18 Seattle, Washington
7:00 am -
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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