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Preventive Medicine and Preventive Cardiology

Norwegian Cruise Lines's One of a Kind  NCL’s <em> Pride of America</em>
NCL’s Pride of America

7-Night Hawaii Cruise Conference
Round-trip Honolulu, Oahu
January 20 - 27, 2018

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.

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
John A. Rumberger, PhD, MD, FACC

Dr. John A. Rumberger is trained in engineering [BAAE, MSc, PhD - The Ohio State University, 1972 and 1976, respectively] and in medicine [MD - University of Miami, 1978].

He did his internal medicine training at The Ohio State University [1981-1984] and his Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship [1984-1987] at the University of Iowa. In 1987 Dr. Rumberger became a Consultant in the Department of Internal Medicine & Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. During his tenure at the Mayo Clinic [1987-1998], Professor Rumberger established himself as a leader in the development and application of cardiac imaging, applied clinical physiology and Preventive Medicine. He has published over 200 scientific papers, 200 abstracts, 30 book chapters, and two books.

From 1998 until 2005, Dr. Rumberger was Medical Director of several Wellness Diagnostic Centers in Columbus, Ohio - specializing in early disease detection and diagnosis. He is author of "The Way Diet', a compendium of healthy dietary advise, exercise, and stress management. He was appointed Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio in 2001.

In 2006 he joined the staff of the Princeton Longevity Center, Princeton, NJ as a staff physician and Director of Cardiac Imaging. Dr. Rumberger is recognized as an authority on the use of Cardiac CT, diagnostic, and Preventive Medicine. He is a Permanent Member of Who's Who in Health Care and has received numerous sponsored lectureships. He continues his clinical practice of early disease diagnosis, diet, and preventive medicine and enjoys lecturing on Preventive Medicine.

Dr. Rumberger posts educational information on the following sites:
https://twitter.com/DrRumberger
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCGmd4rfZOvV3hAF__z_HXA/feed and https://www.facebook.com/jarassociates?fref=ts

George P. Rodgers, MD, FACC

George Rodgers is a practicing cardiologist and Asst. Prof. of medicine at University of Texas Dell Medical School. He led the development of the cardiovascular curriculum for the new medical school and teaches medical students and residents on a regular basis. Beyond medical education, he has particular interests in prevention and the early detection of heart disease, team-based care and innovative value-based care for the safety net population.

Dr. Rodgers received his medical education and residency training in internal medicine at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed his fellowship training in cardiology at Baylor College of medicine in Houston. He began his cardiology practice in Austin in 1989.

Dr. Rodgers has been very active in the American College of Cardiology and has served as the chair of its board of governors and on many other committees, task force and writing groups. At the 2017 Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), Dr. Rodgers was awarded the College’s 2017 Distinguished Fellowship Award in honor of his contributions to the cardiovascular profession.

When Dr. Rodgers is not teaching or practicing cardiology, he is making music videos with his singer-actress wife Leslie www.lesliehylandrodgers.com

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
  1. Obesity and Cardiometabolic syndrome
  2. The Mediterranean diet and other heart healthy diets
  3. Hypertension-new treatment recommendations
  4. Erectile Dysfunction-The hard evidence
  5. Statin intolerance-the tricks of the trade
  6. Alirocumab -PCSK9 inhibitor
  7. Pre-Operative evaluation for noncardiac surgery
  8. Practical Use of Coronary Artery Calcium Scanning to Refine Individual Cardiovascular Risk
  9. Introduction of CT Cardiac/Coronary Angiography in General Practice
  10. Incidentalomas found on CT: What to Worry About and What to Ignore
  11. Interval Training - Exercise for ALL
  12. Obstructive Sleep Apnea and CV Disease: Diagnosis and Therapy
  13. The Comprehensive Medical Examination: Beyond the "Yearly Physical"
  14. Case Presentation - Putting it All Together
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 Jan 20 Honolulu, Hawaii
Lectures: 2-5 pm
- 7:00 pm
Sun Jan 21 Kahului, Maui
Lectures: 7-10 am
8:00 am -
Mon Jan 22 Kahului, Maui
- 6:00 pm
Tue Jan 23 Hilo, Hawaii
Lectures: 7-9 am
8:00 am 6:00 pm
Wed Jan 24 Kona, Hawaii
Lectures: 7-8 am
7:00 am 5:30 pm
Thu Jan 25 Nawiliwili, Kauai
Lectures: 7-10 am
10:00 am -
Fri Jan 26 Nawiliwili, Kauai
Lectures: 1:30-5:30 pm
- 2:00 pm
Sat Jan 27 Honolulu, Hawaii
7:00 am -
EXCLUSIVE SHORE EXCURSIONS
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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