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Pediatrics Update: Topics in Gastroenterology and Infectious Diseases

Celebrity's Classic Celebrity Summit
Celebrity Summit

7-Day Southern Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip San Juan, Puerto Rico
October 28 - November 4, 2017

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
2¼ 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.
Michael Wilsey, MD

Dr. Wilsey is a Clinical Associate Professor and former Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program at the University of South Florida (USF) Morsani College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics in Tampa, Florida. He graduated from the University of Miami School of Medicine and completed residency training in Pediatrics and fellowship training in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Texas Children's Hospital and the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He also is an attending physician and Vice-chairman of the Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology at All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine (ACH JHM) in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Dr. Wilsey is the Past-President of the Hillsborough County Pediatric Society as well as the former Florida Region V Representative of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). He also serves on the Endoscopy and Procedures Committee for the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) and is a member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). He is also a member of the Medical Quality of Care Committee, the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and the Pediatric Transplant Advisory Committee at ACH JHM. Dr. Wilsey has been recognized and has won teaching awards for outstanding medical education, and actively serves as a faculty and research mentor for pediatric residents at both USF and ACH JHM residency programs. His current clinical and research interests include advanced therapeutic endoscopy (including ERCP), clinical and nutritional outcomes of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostostomy (PEG) placement in children, as well as hepatobiliary and eosinophilic disorders. He has published on a wide variety of pediatric gastroenterology and endoscopy topics.

Dr. Wilsey lives in Tampa, Florida with his beautiful wife and three teenage children. He enjoys reading, running, swimming, watching college and professional sports, and spending quality time with friends and family.

Juan Antonio Dumois III, MD
Chairman, Division of Infectious Diseases
Clinical Practice Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Pediatricians, Family Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants
Program Purpose / Objectives
  1. Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux
  2. Celiac Disease, Gluten Intolerance & Wheat Allergy
  3. Probiotics
  4. Pediatric Food Allergy Update
  5. Constipation & Infant Dyschezia
  6. Liver Enzyme Evaluation
  7. Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Learning Objectives
  1. After this session the participant will be able to Identify signs & symptoms of GERD in children.
  2. Identify & treat Celiac Disease in the pediatric population.
  3. Discuss the indications for probiotic therapy in children.
  4. Recognize infants & children at risk for clinically significant food allergies.
  5. Differentiate between neonatal constipation and infant dyschezia.
  6. Understand & interpret the significance of elevated liver enzymes.
  7. Recognize the presenting sign & symptoms of children with Eosinophilic esophagitis.
Additional topics under development
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
Sat Oct 28 San Juan, Puerto Rico
- 8:30 pm
Sun Oct 29 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures: 8:00 am - 12 Noon; 1- 5 pm
- -
Mon Oct 30 Bridgetown, Barbados
8:00 am 5:30 pm
Tue Oct 31 Castries, St. Lucia
Lectures: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wed Nov 01 Fort-de-France, Martinique
Lectures: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thu Nov 02 St. John's, Antigua
Lectures: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri Nov 03 Basseterre, St. Kitts
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Sat Nov 04 San Juan, Puerto Rico
6:00 am -
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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