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Topics in Palliative Care, Pain Management and
Sports Medicine for PCPs

Holland America Line's Right Sized ms  Koningsdam
Holland America's ms Koningsdam

7-Night Viking Sagas,
Round-trip Amsterdam, The Netherlands
August 20 - 27, 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, 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 Weiland, Jr, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Largo Medical Center
HCA West Florida; Largo, Florida

Dr. David Weiland is a graduate of Amherst College and Columbia University and serves as Vice President of Medical Affairs at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Florida. At Bayfront, he works closely with the medical staff where he combines physician feedback with strategy, technology and innovation to set standards in hospital-based care.

He has more than a decade of experience as a medical educator, formerly serving as assistant director of Bayfront's Family Practice Residency Program. He also served as the Medical Director for the Suncoast Hospice in Pinellas County Florida.

He completed his medical training at the University of South Florida and served as Chief Resident of internal medicine before entering private practice in 1992. He continues to present and publish nationally on a series of Palliative Care and other medical issues.

He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Recently, he has promoted the integration of palliative care consult services into Pinellas county community hospitals to increase the access of pain and symptom management services to those struggling with chronic life threatening illnesses.

Daniel Montero, MD,FAAFP, CAQ Sports Medicine
Instructor of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Consultant, Departments of Family Medicine and Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, Florida.

Dr. Montero graduated from the University of Virginia in 1993 and Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1998. He completed his Family Medicine residency at Mayo Clinic Florida, followed by a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Ohio State University.

Dr. Montero first practiced both sports medicine and primary care in his native Virginia before returning to Mayo Clinic Florida. He has worked with athletes of all ages and skill levels, including amateurs and professionals; college and Olympic.

Dr. Montero currently serves as a Consultant in both the Department of Orthopedics and Family Medicine and works in the Department of Orthopedics at Mayo Clinic Florida.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
Sports Medicine topics:
  1. Upper Extremity Exam and Common Injuries
    As a result of this activity, participants should be able to:
    • Improve physical exam skills regarding the upper extremity
    • Recognize and apply treatment options for upper extremity injuries.
    • Broaden differential diagnosis.
  2. Lower Extremity Exam and Common Injuries
    As a result of this activity, participants should be able to:
    • Improve physical exam skills regarding the lower extremity
    • Recognize and apply treatment options for lower extremity injuries.
    • Broaden differential diagnosis.
  3. Exercise Prescription
    As a result of this activity, participants should be able to:
    • Describe general exercise guidelines for adults
    • Describe general exercise guidelines for children
    • Describe exercise guidelines in specific populations
  4. Regenerative Medicine
    As a result of this activity, participants should be able to:
    • Define regenerative medicine.
    • Understand differences between platelet rich plasma and stem cell therapies
    • List current applications in sports medicine
  5. Pre-Participation Exam
    As a result of this activity, participants should be able to:
    • Apply latest guidelines for sport participation clearance
    • Recognize controversies regarding use of EKGs and labs
    • Describe optimal timing and setting of PPE
  6. Musculoskeletal Injections
    As a result of this activity, participants should be able to:
    • Describe indications and contraindications for joint injections
    • Apply appropriate technique for upper extremity injection
    • Apply appropriate technique for lower extremity injection
  7. Concussion in Sport
    As a result of this activity, participants should be able to:
    • Describe the mechanism, signs and symptoms of concussion.
    • Apply the latest consensus guidelines of treatment and return to play for an athlete with a concussion.
    • Be aware of respective state laws regarding concussion and return to play criteria.
Palliative Care Topics:
  1. Relationship centered care communication
  2. Sepsis 2017/C. Difficile diagnosis and management update
  3. Palliative Care update
  4. Pain Management 101
  5. Pain Management in the age of Diversion
  6. Case studies in Biomedical ethics
  7. Multi-modal pain control
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
Sun Aug 20 Amsterdam, Netherlands
- 4:00 pm
Mon Aug 21 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Tue Aug 22 Flam, Norway
8:00 am 6:00 pm
Tue Aug 22 Scenic cruising Sognefjord
- -
Wed Aug 23 Stavanger, Norway
9:00 am 6:00 pm
Thu Aug 24 Kristiansand, Norway
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri Aug 25 Scenic cruising Oslo Fjord
- -
Fri Aug 25 Oslo, Norway
8:00 am 6:00 pm
Sat Aug 26 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Aug 27 Amsterdam, Netherlands
7:00 am -
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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