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Topics in Family Medicine

Celebrity's Beautiful Celebrity Solstice
Celebrity Solstice

7-Night Alaska Cruise Conference
Round-trip Seattle, Washington, US
July 21 - 28, 2017

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
4 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.
David Parrish, MS, MD, FAAFP
AssociateE Director, Family Medicine Residency, Bayfront Health, St Petersburg, Florida
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida
Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians
Board Certified with Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Sports Medicine

Dr. David Parrish currently serves as Associate Director of the Family Medicine Residency and has also served as Director of the Residency and Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship at Bayfront Medical Center in St Petersburg, Florida.

He has been faculty in the residency for 30 years and Residency Director 2002-2016. As Director he was responsible for 24 residents 2 fellows and 7 full time faculty.
Leadership positions he has held in the organization include Chief of the Medical Staff for 4 years, Chair of IRB for 8 years as well as multiple committees and community endeavors. He has received the AJ Gorday award, which is the highest award given by the medical staff.

Before joining Bayfront residency as faculty he established Family Medicine at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and was faculty in a US Navy residency in Charleston, SC. On leaving the active duty Navy he continued in the US Navy Reserves, serving twice as Directorate of Health Services for two different multi state regions, and Reserve Commanding Officer for Navy Hospital Jacksonville, Fl and National Naval Medical Center Bethesda, Md near Washington, D.C. He assumed Command of NNMC a few weeks after the attacks of 9/11/2001. Following the 2 year tour at NNMC he was recalled to Active duty for one year. CAPT Parrish has received many awards and medals for his service.

Dr Parrish teaches in the residency daily and lectures frequently. He has taught ACLS and ALSO for many years as National Faculty. He has lectured on many topics from wilderness medicine to women's health. He especially likes to mentor emerging leaders and those interested in a life of service and organizational command leadership.

Dr David Parrish was born and raised in a small town in Alabama. Public high school and a BS degree in Secondary Education from Auburn University were earned before being drafted to serve the US Army. Using his GI Bill he completed a Master's Degree at UAB in Pathology followed by Medical School. Returning to the military he completed a Family Practice Residency at Naval Hospital Pensacola. Other than continuing education courses, he completed the NIPDD (National Institute for Program Director Development). Dr Parrish is a recognized speaker, author and is Family Physician to many patients.

Samuel N. Grief, MD, FCFP, FAAFP
Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dr. Grief is a board-certified family physician for 25 years. A graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Canada, Dr. Grief has worked in private practice, urgent care and academic family medicine. A Diplomate of The American Board of Family Medicine and Fellow of both the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the American Academy of Family Physicians, his current appointment is associate professor of clinical family medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dr. Grief was named one of Chicago's Top Doctors in 2012 by Chicago magazine and in 2013 one of America's Top Doctors by Castle and Connolly.

Dr. Grief's sees patients of all ages. His primary interests are in obesity and endocrinology, particularly diabetes management. He is co-author of "The End of Obesity", a self-help book for patients. His most current interest is lifestyle modification and motivational interviewing, with an emphasis on promoting wellness.

Dr. Grief has authored many articles pertaining to preventive health care. Dr. Grief has lectured for local, regional and national audiences under the auspices of the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Association, and the Society of Teachers in Family Medicine.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
  1. Hypertension Update based on JNC 8 Recommendations
  2. Obesity Evaluation and Treatment in Primary Care
  3. Shoulder Pain, Evaluation and Treatment in Primary Care
  4. Infertility Evaluation and Treatment in Primary Care
  5. Renal Failure Evaluation in Primary Care
  6. Sports Dermatology
  7. Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Injuries
  8. Concussion from professional athlete to children
  9. Abdominal Pain Considerations
  10. Pap Smear Update
  11. Thyroid management update
  12. Marine Envenomation
  13. Travel Readiness.
  14. Stress fracture
Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  1. State the blood pressure reading considered as optimal control by JNC 8.
    State initial therapy for hypertensive patients considering risk factors.
    Chose therapy based on concomitant disease states
  2. List risk factors for obesity.
    State effective pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies for obesity.
    State effectiveness of various surgical therapies
  3. Perform an effective shoulder exam that aides in diagnosis of shoulder pain.
    State common shoulder problems and how to distinguish them based on physical exam.
    Explain rehabilitation goals for shoulder problems
  4. List common causes of male and female infertility
    Begin an infertility evaluation, ordering initial tests.
    Prescribe simple treatments for the infertile couple.
  5. Describe orthopedic principles in primary care
    Distinguish musculoskeletal injuries easily managed from more serious problems.
    Initiate management of specific, simple common injuries.
  6. State the definition of acute kidney injury
    List causes of acute kidney injury
    Describe rationale of the work-up of patients with acute kidney injury.
  7. List common skin conditions arising from sport related environmental factors.
    State common infections and infestations found in athletes
  8. Determine if a concussion has occurred and use recommended guidelines for the prevention and treatment of such injuries.
  9. Determine likely diagnosis and apply knowledge gained to orders
  10. Assess the current ASCCP and ACOG guidelines and make recommendations under different circumstances.
  11. Confidently interpret and order treatment and follow-up for abnormal thyroid tests.
  12. Make clinical decisions based on knowledge of injury.
  13. Determine and recommend appropriate preparations for travel.
  14. Diagnose and treat various stress fractures
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 21 Seattle, Washington
- 5:00 pm
Sat Jul 22 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Jul 23 Ketchikan, Alaska
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Mon Jul 24 Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska - Scenic Cruising
6:00 am 10:00 am
Mon Jul 24 Juneau, Alaska
1:30 pm 10:00 pm
Tue Jul 25 Skagway, Alaska
7:00 am 6:00 pm
Tue Jul 25 The Inside Passage - Scenic cruising
6:30 am 10:30 pm
Wed Jul 26 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Thu Jul 27 Victoria, Canada
5:30 pm 11:59 pm
Fri Jul 28 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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