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Hospital Medicine

Celebrity's Beautiful Celebrity Solstice
Celebrity Solstice

7-Night Alaska Cruise Conference
Round-trip Seattle, Washington, US
July 28 - August 4, 2017

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

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

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.
Katherine A. Hochman, MD, FHM
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Chair, Quality
Assistant Chief of Service
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY

Katherine A. Hochman is currently the Associate Chair for Quality and the Assistant Chief of Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City as well as a practicing hospitalist. She is the founder and former Director of the NYU Hospital Medicine program, which grew from 1 to 35 hospitalists under her leadership.

Katherine serves on national and local committees on quality and patient safety. Her most recent research has focused on maximizing hospital operational efficiency. Katherine's interests include creating a culture of safety, enhancing teamwork and leadership.

Brian Markoff, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Hospital Medicine
Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine
Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital, New York, NY

Dr. Markoff was an undergraduate at the University of California, Berkeley where he received an AB (with distinction) in Biology. He received his MD from the University of California, San Francisco and went on to residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California, Davis. After his chief year, Dr. Markoff helped start the hospitalist group at the UC Davis Medical Center. He went to the Mount Sinai Medical Center in 2002 and served as the Associate Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine and the Associate Program Director for Quality, Internal Medicine Residency program. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. In 2016 Dr. Markoff became the Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine at Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
  1. Update in VTE treatment
  2. Delirium—Prevention, Recognition and Treatment
  3. Provider Burnout and Wellness
  4. Palliative Care Overview
  5. Preoperative Evaluation of the Bariatric Patient
  6. Inpatient Glycemic Control
  7. Geriatric Pearls
  8. Update in treatment of Clostridium Difficile colitis
  9. Management of the Hospitalized patient with COPD
  10. Update in Sepsis - early recognition and treatment
  11. Opiate Epidemic Overview for the Hospitalist
  12. Acute Kidney Injury in the Hospitalized patient
  13. Update in the Treatment of Heart Failure
  14. Hospital Quality and Safety
Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will be able to apply algorithms to know which patients need advanced therapies, inpatient care, or outpatient care for PE.
  2. Participants will be able to use simple bedside clinical testing to recognize delirium and start therapies.
  3. Participants will be able to recognize burnout in a colleague and themselves.
  4. Participants will be able to choose appropriate interventions for palliative care patients.
  5. Participants will be able to recognize the unique risks for patients undergoing bariatric surgery and determine the best pre-operative testing for these patients.
  6. Participants will be able to describe the appropriate use of short-acting and long-acting insulins in the hospital setting.
  7. Participants will be able to apply knowledge of geriatric issues to the care of hospitalized geriatric patients.
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 Jul 28 Seattle, Washington
- 5:00 pm
Sat Jul 29 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Jul 30 Ketchikan, Alaska
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Mon Jul 31 Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska - Scenic Cruising
6:00 am 10:00 am
Mon Jul 31 Juneau, Alaska
1:30 pm 10:00 pm
Tue Aug 01 Skagway, Alaska
7:00 am 6:00 pm
Tue Aug 01 The Inside Passage - Scenic cruising
6:30 am 10:30 pm
Wed Aug 02 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Thu Aug 03 Victoria, Canada
5:30 pm 11:59 pm
Fri Aug 04 Seattle, Washington
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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