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Topics in Family Medicine: 2017 Update

Celebrity's Beautiful Celebrity Reflection
Celebrity Reflection

10-Night Italy & Greek Isles Cruise Conference
Round-trip Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
September 29 - October 9, 2017

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

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.
Dereck DeLeon, MD
University Appointment - Associate Clinical Professor
Dept. of Family and Preventative Medicine, University of California, San Diego
Academic Position - Program Director
Kaiser Permanente San Diego Family Medicine Residency Program

Dr. Dereck DeLeon has been a Family Physician with Kaiser Permanente in San Diego, California for the past 22 years and is currently the Program Director for the Kaiser Permanente Family Medicine Residency Program in San Diego as well as the Southern California Regional Chair for Diversity in Graduate Medical Education Committee.

He also currently is the Co-Chair of the San Diego Graduate Medical Education Committee and the Chair of the San Diego , Innovation in Quality Education and Transformation Committee at Kaiser Permanente San Diego.

His leadership background also includes being on the Association of Family Medicine Residency Director Education and Program Director Development Committee as well past Chair of the Kaiser Permanente San Diego Continuing Medical Education Committee .He also has completed numerous Fellowships in Leadership, Faculty Development and Curriculum Design and Assessment.

Dr. DeLeon also maintains a busy clinical practice with Kaiser Permanente. He holds the appointment of Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Preventative Medicine at the University of California, San Diego.

One of Dr DeLeon's passions is in developing community programs that seek to expose those from underrepresented backgrounds to the health care profession as well as to educate other healthcare providers around the issues of health inequities in our communities. Dr DeLeon help pioneer the Kaiser Permanente/ San Ysidro High School Summer Urban Fellowship which has helped provide the education/mentoring and role modeling for local high school, college and medical students from underrepresented groups ,who seek careers in medicine .

Dr. DeLeon has been an invited speaker at numerous venues and has presented numerous scholarly work at, the AAFP Annual Scientific Assembly , the AAFP Program Directors Workshop , the University of California San Diego School of Medicine , and the AAMC Minority Student Workshop among others.

Tim Munzing, MD
Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (FAAFP)
University Appointment - Full Clinical Professor - University of California, Irvine
Academic Position - Program Director, Kaiser Permanente Orange County Family Medicine Residency Program
Executive Curriculum Committee, helping to plan the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine in Pasadena, CA.

Dr. Timothy Munzing has been a family physician with Kaiser Permanente in Orange County (KP-OC), California for the past 32 years and holds the academic appointment of Full Clinical Professor at the University of California, Irvine.

For the last 28 years he has been the program director of the KP-OC Family Medicine Residency Program and now serves on the ACGMG Family Medicine Review Committee that accredits all Family Medicine residencies in the USA.

Tim received the 2017 Zervanos National Family Medicine Program Director of the Year Award present by the American Academy of Family Physicians and the 2017 Hero of Family Medicine Award from the California Academy of Family Physicians. Tim serves on Executive Curriculum Committee of the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine being developed in Pasadena, CA.

Dr. Munzing is a Medical Expert for Opioid Prescribing for the Medical Board of California, DEA, and FBI. In 2017 his article "Physician Guide to Appropriate Opioid Prescribing in Noncancer Patients" was published in the peer-reviewed Permanente Journal.

His leadership background includes being a member of the National Residency Match Program Board of Directors, California Academy of Family Physicians Board of Directors, American Academy of Family Physicians Residency Program Solutions consultant, and numerous other Boards and committees.

Dr. Munzing maintains a busy clinical practice with Kaiser Permanente. He has received numerous past awards including the Orange County Medical Association 2016 Physician of the Year.

Dr. Munzing has been an invited speaker at numerous venues, including at the AAFP Annual Scientific Assembly, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, The Prevent Cancer Foundation Colorectal Conference, as well as lecturing to residents and physicians in Rwanda, Egypt, Scotland, and Ecuador. Within the last year he has given workshops for state and federal law enforcement and prosecutors in California, Texas, and Virginia. He has given CME lectures over a dozen times in Italy, Scotland, Switzerland, and Russia.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives

  1. Prevention and Treatment of Motion Sickness
  2. Incidentaloma(s) How to approach these findings?
  3. Hey Doc! By the way I have this
    • Common OTC treatment of every day Dermatologic Problems in Daily Practice
  4. Common Knee and Shoulder Complaints in the Office Setting
    • How to give steroid injections to treat knee and shoulder complaints
  5. Use of the Medical Interpreter to maximize the office visit
  6. Current Guidelines on Evaluation of the Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  7. Efficacious use of Antiemetic in the office setting
  8. Optimizing Results through Teamwork
  9. Preparing Your Patients for a Successful Transition to their Golden Years
  10. Medical Error Reduction: Optimizing Outcomes and Patient Safety
  11. Travel Medicine: Prevention Goes International
  12. The Seven Habits of Responsible Opioid Prescribing
Learning Objectives:
  1. List 3 symptoms of motion sickness
    • Describe the 3 types of behavioral interventions
    • Recite 3 types of medications use for Motions Sickness
  2. Differentiate the different sites of incidentalomas
    • Differentiate the different sites of incidentalomas
    • Explain the work up for Thyroid, Pulmonary and Pituitary Incidentalomas
    • List the 3 Red flags related to Thyroid, Pulmonary and Pituitary findings
  3. Describe 3 most common skin complaints in the office setting
    • List 3 over the counter treatments that are used for these skin conditions
  4. Demonstrate a rapid shoulder and knee exam
    • List the contraindications to a steroid injection
  5. Describe at least 5 tips for using a medical interpreter
    • List 3 Medical Interpreter Resources
    • Explain at least 2 benefits of using a trained interpreter
  6. Describe what constitutes and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • List the 3 main risk factors for AAA
    • Apply the screening requirements for AAA
  7. List the 3 primary neurotransmitters involved in nausea and vomiting
    • Discuss the 4 categories of antiemetics used in the ambulatory setting
  8. Apply the characteristics of successful teams and tools to build teamwork and improve outcomes
  9. Describe how teamwork can improve chronic disease metrics
  10. List and explain stages of team formation
  11. Improve the wellness of the geriatric patients seen
  12. Address preventive measures for geriatric members
  13. Provide appropriate medication management for the elderly
  14. Improve communication strategies in discussing advance directives with patients
  15. Discuss types of medical errors that can result in increased morbidity and mortality
  16. Identify and reduce potential cognitive error risks resulting in improved outcomes and patient safety
  17. Explain how diagnosis momentum can result in medical errors
  18. Discuss the scope of US travelers abroad
  19. Assess the medical risk to the traveler
  20. List commonly needed Immunizations
  21. Explain helpful preventative treatments
  22. List travel medicine related website resources
  23. Appropriately evaluate a patient for Chronic Pain
  24. List general guidelines for prescribing Controlled Substances / Opioids
  25. Discuss and utilize multiple modalities in managing chronic pain
  26. Understand the added risks when prescribing opioids in excess of 100 mg/day Morphine Equivalent Dosing (MED)
  27. Implement strategies to improve patient safety and compliance with guidelines in prescribing opioids and other Controlled Substances
  28. Understand and utilize the new Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Opioid Prescribing Practice Guidelines
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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

Nurse Practitioners: can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as needed.
Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

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 Sep 29 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
- 5:00 pm
Sat Sep 30 Messina, Sicily, Italy
10:00 am 7:00 pm
Sun Oct 01 Valletta, Malta
8:00 am 6:00 pm
Mon Oct 02 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Tue Oct 03 Rhodes, Greece
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wed Oct 04 Mykonos, Greece
7:00 am 6:00 pm
Thu Oct 05 Santorini, Greece
7:00 am 6:00 pm
Fri Oct 06 Athens (Piraeus), Greece
6:00 am 6:00 pm
Sat Oct 07 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Oct 08 Naples (Pompeii/Salerno/Capri), Italy
7:00 am 6:30 pm
Mon Oct 09 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
5:00 am -
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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