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Royal Caribbean's  Harmony of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Fort Lauderdale, FL
November 25 - December 2, 2017

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

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.
Course Fee Cancellation Policy:
30 days from sailing-None; 7-29 days-50%; Less than 7 days-100%

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.
Eric Gross, MD, MMM, FACEP
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Quality Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
University of California, Davis

Dr. Gross completed his undergraduate training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and went on to finish his residency in emergency medicine at the George Washington University.

He has been in academic clinical practice since 2001. He also received a Masters in Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University in 2013.
Currently, Dr. Gross is the Quality Director and a Clinical Professor of Emergency Department at the University of California, Davis.

Jason W. Wilson, MD, MA, FACEP, FAAEM
Medical Director, Office of Clinical Research, Tampa General Hospital
Associate Medical Director of Adult ED, TEAMHealth
Research Director, Division of Emergency Medicine, Director of Clinical Research, & Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants
Program Purpose / Objectives
  1. Abdominal Pain that Kills
  2. Airway Management Tips 1
  3. Airway Management Tips 2
  4. Upper Extremity Fracture Management
  5. Resistant Infections in the ED
  6. A Look at the Red Eye
  7. Sickle Cell Disease Update
  8. Traumatic Brain Injury (Concussions, Mild TBI, Moderate TBI, Intracranial Bleeds)
  9. Fluids and Electrolytes
  10. Venous Thromboembolism
  11. Bleed Management
  12. Zoonotic Infections and Environmental Exposures
  13. EBM and the Lifelong Learner
  14. Updates on patient quality, experience, safety and satisfaction
As a result of these activities, participants should be able to:
  • Recognize high risk situations
  • Analyze work-up of cases that have high morbidity and mortality
  • Suggest algorithms for rapid diagnosis
  • Demonstrate solutions to common airway management issues
  • Apply new devices and approaches to oxygenate and intubate
  • Demonstrate novel approaches in difficult cases to secure an airway
  • Recognize which fractures require immediate orthopedic consultation
  • Review techniques for reduction of common fractures
  • Recognize fractures with high risk for functional complications
  • Review current resistant infections seen in the emergency department
  • Discuss appropriate antibiotic use in these patients
  • Discuss emerging pathogens
  • Discuss causes of the red eye
  • Review management of common diagnoses
  • Identify cases requiring emergent ophthalmologic consultation
  • Analyze causes and management of pain in the sickle cell patient
  • Discuss management of other important complications
  • Review advances in pain management and other therapeutics
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.

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
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
Sat Nov 25 Fort Lauderdale, FL
- 4:00 pm
Sun Nov 26 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 8:00am-12noon
- -
Mon Nov 27 Labadee, Haiti
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Tue Nov 28 Falmouth, Jamaica
10:30 am 7:00 pm
Wed Nov 29 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 9:00am-12noon; 1:00pm-4:00pm
- -
Thu Nov 30 Cozumel, Mexico
8:00 am 7:00 pm
Fri Dec 01 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 8:00am-12noon
- -
Sat Dec 02 Fort Lauderdale, FL
6:15 am -
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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