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Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Celebrate July 4th in Boston

Cunard's  Queen Mary 2
Cunard's Queen Mary 2

5-Nights Independence Day Celebration, Halifax and Boston
Round-trip New York, USA
July 1- 6, 2017

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
4½ Hours of Pharmacology for NPs
Course Fees:
$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
$495 Nurses & 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.
Faculty
David Effron, MD
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Jennifer Mitzman, MD
Dr. Mitzman is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. She is also involved in resident and student education serving as a core faculty member and the director of the 3rd year medical student selective. She has an interest in simulation and has developed a Pediatric Emergency Medicine resident simulation curriculum.

In addition, she has a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. There she has an opportunity to work with residents from a variety of disciplines including Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics and Family Medicine as well as fellows in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Mitzman completed her medical education at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. She went on to complete residency in Emergency Medicine at Case Western University Hospitals in Cleveland. There she discovered passions for pediatric patients and education. After residency, she elected to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center - Brenner Children's Hospital. Following her training she returned to Ohio and joined The Ohio State University faculty.

She enjoys free time with her husband and young children.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Family Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pediatricians, Psychiatrists, Behavioral Psychologists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
  1. Concussion
  2. Update on Buns
  3. Doorway diagnosis 1
  4. Doorway diagnosis 2
  5. How to Read a Head CT
  6. Dermdilema
  7. Orthopedic Pitfalls (pediatrics and adults)
  8. Bronchiolitis and Asthma Update: When is the right time to get aggressive?
  9. Neuro Nuts and Bolts: Seizures, Head injury and Concussion guidelines
  10. Management of Pediatric Hyperglycemia
  11. Ins and Outs: What’s new in ingestions and foreign body management?
  12. The pain free ED: Pain control, Anxiolysis and Procedural Sedation
  13. Recognition of At-Risk Children: Suicide, Abuse and Human Trafficking in the ED
  14. Second Victims: Helping you and your staff cope with tragic pediatric outcomes
Learning Objectives:
  1. Upon completion of this session participants should be able to assess patients with a concussion and make appropriate referrals for follow up
  2. Upon completion of this session participants should be able to assess patients with a variety of acute burn injuries and initiate treatment
  3. Upon completion of this session participants should be able to utilize visual clues in order to establish a differential diagnosis
  4. Upon completion of this session participants should be able to utilize visual clues in order to establish a differential diagnosis
  5. Upon completion of this session participants should be able to assess the findings of a head CT
  6. Upon completion of this session participants should be able utilize the clinical presentation and history of a patient to diagnosis their disease
  7. Upon completion of this session participants should be able recognize and manage acute orthopedic injuries
  8. Bronchiolitis and Asthma Update: When is the right time to get aggressive?
    • Discuss the current role for bronchodilators in bronchiolitis
    • Identify which patients would benefit from aggressive asthma exacerbation therapy
    • Evaluate the viability a triage protocol for steroids and albuterol treatment
    • Determine which children require assisted ventilation
  9. Neuro Nuts and Bolts: Seizures, Head Injury and Concussion guidelines
    • Apply PECARN, CATCH or CHALICE head injury rules to determine which patients require advanced imaging
    • Describe school and sports activity recommendations after closed head injury that resulted in a concussion
    • Determine which patients and on what timeline patients should be evaluated by a neurologist following a seizure
  10. Management of Pediatric Hyperglycemia
    • Determine which pediatric hyperglycemic patients should and should not be aggressively fluid resuscitated
    • Describe appropriate insulin regimens in the Emergency department
    • Apply pediatric algorithms for the management of pediatric hyperglycemia
  11. Ins and Outs: What’s new in ingestions and foreign body management?
    • Determine which foreign body ingestions are high risk for intra-abdominal catastrophe and require emergent intervention
    • Discuss indications for emergent vs. urgent endoscopy
    • Analyze some challenging case examples of foreign body management
  12. The pain free ED: Pain control, Anxiolysis and Procedural Sedation
    • Discuss medication administration strategies to minimize pain in the emergency department
    • Recognize the valuable role of non-pharmacologic pain mitigation strategies in the emergency department
    • Analyze the role for child life or other dedicated pediatric team members in the emergency department
    • Discuss the role for procedural sedation in the emergency department
  13. Recognition of At-Risk Children: Suicide, Abuse and Human Trafficking in the ED
    • Apply safety screening during emergency department evaluation to identify children at adolescents at risk for suicide
    • Describe concerning complaints, injuries, or social risk factors which can help identify children who have been injured by a caregiver
    • Explore risk factors for human trafficking in the emergency department and identify strategies which can be implemented to help victims
    • Discuss some case examples of patients who presented to the emergency department who were identified as at risk for harm.
  14. Second Victims: Helping you and your staff cope with tragic pediatric outcomes
    • Describe signs of second victim syndrome in the emergency department
    • Discuss effective team strategies for dealing with the emotional aftermath of a bad outcome
    • Analyze the impact of family presence in pediatric resuscitation on team members
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.
Accreditation

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.


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.

Nurse Practitioners can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as needed aanpcert.org/ptistore/control/recert/ce_opps.
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.

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
DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Sat Jul 01 New York, USA
- 5:00 pm
Sun Jul 02 Cruising
- -
Mon Jul 03 Halifax, Canada
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Tue Jul 04 Boston, Massachusetts, USA
1:00 pm -
Wed Jul 05 Boston, Massachusetts, USA
- 1:00 am
Thu Jul 06 New York, USA
6:30 am -
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