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Medical Management of Pain: 2017 Update

Royal Caribbean's Marvelous Explorer of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas

7-Night Alaska Cruise Conference
Round-trip Seattle, Washington
July 7 - 14, 2017

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
7 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs

Course Fees
$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
$495 Nurses & Others
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
Course Fee Cancellation Policy:
30 days from sailing-None; 7-29 days-50%; Less than 7 days-100%

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.
Faculty
Harold Goforth, MD
Staff Physician, The Cleveland Clinic Medical Center, Solid Tumor Oncology, Division of Palliative Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Mellar Davis, MD
Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Editor-in-Chief, Progress in Palliative Care
Chairman, Palliative Section, Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
Scientific Subcommittee, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Reviewer, journals Cancer, Palliative Medicine, British Journal of Cancer, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, Chest, Journal of Palliative Medicine, Journal of Supportive Care in Oncology

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics :
  • Opioid Therapy - Cancer
  • Opioid Therapy - CNCP
  • Guidelines Canadian 2010- opioid use for pain
  • Pain Pathophysiology
  • Neuropathic pain guidelines
  • Visceral pain
  • Individual Opioids
    • Oxycodone
    • Methadone
    • Buprenorphine
    • Tapentadol
  • Opioid choices - clinical scenarios
  • Adjuvants
  • Pain processing disorders- fibromyalgia, etc.
  • Non-drug approaches to pain
  • Psychiatric correlates to chronic pain
  • Cannabinoids
  • Pain Assessment and outcomes
  • APS - methadone guidelines
  • Role of descending inhibitory pathways - clinical relevance
  • Headaches
  • Post-operative Pain Management
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.
Accreditation

Accredited Continuing Medical Education Accreditation: Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the 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.

Nurse Practitioners can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as needed aanpcert.org/ptistore/control/recert/ce_opps.
Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Canadian Physicians: This activity is eligible for Section 1 credits in the Royal College’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program . Participants must log into MAINPORT to claim this activity.

Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) .

US or Canadian Family Physicians: Please let us know if you require AAFP Prescribed Credits.

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
DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Fri Jul 07 Seattle, Washington
- 4:00 pm
Sat Jul 08 Cruising
- -
Sun Jul 09 Alaska Inside Passage
Scenic cruising
- -
Sun Jul 09 Juneau, Alaska
12:00 pm 9:00 pm
Mon Jul 10 Skagway, Alaska
7:00 am 8:30 pm
Tue Jul 11 Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska
Scenic cruising
7:00 am 12:00 pm
Wed Jul 12 Cruising
- -
Thu Jul 13 Victoria, British Columbia
9:00 am 6:00 pm
Fri Jul 14 Seattle, Washington
6:00 am -
EXCLUSIVE SHORE EXCURSIONS
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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