Communication for Healthcare Providers and the Oncology Care Continuum for PCPs
7-Night Greek Isles Cruise Conference
Round-trip Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
July 2 - 9, 2017
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
$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.
Course Fee Cancellation Policy:
30 days from sailing-None; 7-29 days-50%; Less than 7 days-100%
James B Wyngaarden Professor of Medicine at Duke University. Currently Principal Investigator for the National Scleroderma Transplant Consortium collaborating with private referring physicians, clinicians and researchers in 30 universities.
Keith Sullivan is the James B Wyngaarden Professor of Medicine at Duke University. He recently served as chief of the combined Division of Medical Oncology and Transplantation and is now the Principal Investigator for the National Scleroderma Transplant Consortium.
Currently, his interdisciplinary clinical research involves leading a team of colleagues in 30 universities. His Medicine Residency and Fellowship were completed at the University of Washington and for the following twenty five years Dr. Sullivan served as a member of the Clinical Research Division and head of the Long Term Follow-up Program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Professional memberships include Executive Committee of the American Society of Hematology, Board of Directors for the Accreditation of Hematopoietic Cell Therapy, Founding President of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Electee of the Association for American Physicians, Electee of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and recognized by the Institute of Scientific Information as a Highly Cited Researcher, Clinical Medicine Category.
Experiences with boards, internal and external stakeholders in health care delivery, grants, faculty recruitment and mentoring led to establishing yearly retreats for fellows starting academic careers. Each year the Southeast Fellows Research Skills Retreat hosts 80 fellows and faculty from 12 east coast universities to hone skills in grant writing, research, leadership, communication and career development. An understanding of the challenges shared by physicians in private practice and those practicing in academic settings has influenced his deep commitment to collaboration.
Kristine Sullivan EdD
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke University. Currently, faculty for the Southeast Fellows Research Skills Retreat. Executive coach and consultant for program development in leadership and communication. Professional speaker.
Dr. Sullivan earned a doctorate in Educational Leadership from Seattle University. Her approach to leadership is informed by research on emerging interdisciplinary leadership models . Her doctoral dissertation, Empowerment AND Control: A New Management Paradigm, included interviews with prominent CEOs selected for their effectiveness in working with a diverse workforce. Based on this study, she co-authored a business book: Wide Awake in Seattle, Success Stories of Outstanding Leaders Who Learned to Share Leadership.
Since 2002, Dr. Sullivan has served as director, founding faculty and consultant for inaugural physician leadership programs sponsored by medical societies in North Carolina, Texas, Tennessee and Georgia. Core components of the annual programs include professional development, team building, communication, collaboration, influence, work/ life integration and opportunities for individual mentoring. During this time Dr. Sullivan has also served as an adjunct assistant professor for Duke University. Teaching has included leadership courses for physicians, scientists, engineers and Fuqua's Week-end and Global Executive MBA programs.
Currently, Dr. Sullivan is serving as faculty for the Southeast Fellows Research Skills Retreat. As an independent consultant and professional speaker, she coaches, advises for leadership and communication program development, and presents keynotes, workshops and retreats for professional organizations.
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The purpose is to provide an update on the oncology care continuum and new strategies for communication, teamwork and work-life balance for practitioners.
Caring for the Caregiver- Work-life Balance
- Using a self-awareness worksheet- including professional goals, values and priorities- identify concerns and steps to strengthen and sustain worklife balance.
- Select appropriate directive, consultative, democratic and consensus approaches to decisions in order to achieve desired outcome.
- Understand guidelines for assessing professional training, experience and readiness for assuming various responsibilities and develop an individualized process for appropriate delegation.
- Utilize an approach for clarifying and resolving misunderstandings early on.
- Using the narrative small group process, share and adapt useful best practices in staff communication.
- Identify meeting purposes- problem solving, decision making, informational, planning or a combination- and facilitate agenda items to achieve desired results.
- Understand and apply strategies for generating cooperation and buy-in.
- Utilize specific language to communicate the case for change.
- Develop a follow-up plan in relation to communication strategies and professional renewal that fits your situation and priorities.
Oncology Prevention and Screening: Develop communication skills and methods to:
- Decrease cancer rates by over 30% through healthy lifestyle choices
- Recognize the rewards and controversies of individual cancer screening tests
- Through preparation and recognizing that emerging emotions are data, learn to offer yourself as a guide, not just a fixer.
- Provide the non-oncologist with mechanisms, toxicities and results of new era therapies
- Describe how tumors escape control and the results of PD-1 checkpoint inhibitor therapy
- Identify specific tumor proteins which can be blocked by molecularly targeted therapies
- Transition back to the primary care team after targeted and immunotherapies
- Utilize cancer specific follow-up guidelines and care plans
- Support individuals who are adjusting to this new normal
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.
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.
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.
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.
|DATE||PORT OF CALL||ARRIVE||DEPART|
|Sun Jul 02||Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
|Mon Jul 03||Cruising
|Tue Jul 04||Santorini, Greece
||1:00 pm||10:00 pm|
|Wed Jul 05||Mykonos, Greece
||8:00 am||6:00 pm|
|Thu Jul 06||Athens (Piraeus), Greece
||6:00 am||6:00 pm|
|Fri Jul 07||Katakolon, Greece
||10:00 am||5:00 pm|
|Sat Jul 08||Cruising
|Sun Jul 09||Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
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