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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Updates in Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Obesity, and Emergency Medicine

Royal Caribbean's <em>Serenade of the Seas</em>
Royal Caribbean's Serenade of the Seas
7-Night Scandinavia and Russia Cruise Conference
Round-trip Stockholm, Sweden

July 14 - 21, 2019
14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
14 Contact Hours

Course Fees:

$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy, & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants
$695 for Nurse Practitioners
$495 for Nurses, Residents, Students & Others

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

Tara Dall, MD, FNLA

Tara Dall, MD, FNLA
Dr. Tara Dall is a board certified lipidologist with roots in family medicine and training at the University of Wisconsin Madison. She has spent the last 15 years using advanced biomarker testing in the clinical care of patients. She graduated in the inaugural class of Diplomates of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology in 2005. Her center achieved national recognition as the first fully certified Level II lipid clinic in the United States.

In 2008, Dr. Dall formed the Early Detection Center for heart disease and diabetes near Madison, Wisconsin and served as a clinical associate professor for the Medical College of Wisconsin. Two years later, she brought her fight against heart disease to the web, co-founding Lecturepad.org and FHITtv.org, web platforms that advance clinical understanding and application of advanced lipid and biomarker testing. 

For 3 years Dr. Dall served as Chief Medical Officer of Health Diagnostic Laboratory. As an author and educator on biomarker research focused on the role that insulin resistance plays in diabetes prevention she has expanded the education of physicians to prevent chronic disease. She has a special interest in insulin resistance's role in cardiovascular disease, women's heart disease, Autoimmune disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and obesity. She also serves as chief of cardiometabolic education at the non-profit Foundation for Health Improvement and Technology (FHIT).

Known for her passionate delivery of complex medical topics in patient-friendly terms, Dr. Dall is a sought after speaker, traveling the world to present research on advanced biomarkers. She is a also a regular go-to for reporters, appearing on Bloomberg News, CBS Sports, CNN Radio, Reach MD Satellite Radio, and RadioHealth Journal. She was also a regular guest on KTXD-TV's The Broadcast in Dallas, as well as programs on wabcradio.com (Optimal wellness and Forever Young). She continues to practice medicine as a physician founder of AvanceMD Concierge in Richmond, VA which incorporates cutting edge web based technology to the human touch of medicine, providing services to local as well as national and international clients.

Tracy G. Sanson MD, FACEP, CEO

Tracy G. Sanson MD, FACEP, CEO
TracySansonMD LLC
Emergency Physician
Public Speaker
Associate Professor
University of Central Florida, UCF, College of Medicine  Dr. Sanson is an Emergency Physician with more than 20 years of experience in emergency medicine education, emergency department management, and leadership. She is a consultant and educator on Leadership development and Medical education, TracySansonMD, LLC and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine @ University of Central Florida (UCF), College of Medicine.

Dr. Sanson has served in several and varied leadership positions with the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), the Council of Residency Directors (CORD), and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). She is a member of the ACEP Speaker's Bureau and the 911 network. She has been a member of the ACEP faculty for many years, including the ACEP Teaching Fellowship and the Emergency Department Directors Academy. 

Dr. Sanson completed her medical degree and residency training at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has held director positions in the US Air Force, the University of South Florida and TeamHealth during the past 20 years. Dr. Sanson heads her own consulting firm, specializing in leadership training.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Nurses, Nurse PractitionersPhysicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
  1. Litigation Stress
    • Discuss the typical physical and emotional reactions
    • Learn to develop support systems and utilize privileged communications.
    • Discuss methods to cope with the pressure of a claim, develop a sense of perspective
  2. Medical Errors/Patient Safety in the Emergency Department
    • Discuss patient safety and the impact on health care outcomes and finances
    • Discuss practical patient safety initiatives for the ED
    • Discuss crew resource behavior management, teamwork, role clarification, communication styles and tips.
  3. Violence in the Emergency Department
    • Develop strategies to promote safety, security and dignity for all involved.
    • Learn how we influence whether a crisis is prevented or escalates and how to respond properly and professionally during crisis moments
  4. ENT Tricks of the Trade
    • Review common head and neck emergencies.
    • Discuss treatment options for these emergencies.
    • Describe procedures to treat head and neck complaints.
  5. Effective Communications and Conflict Management Skills in the Emergency Department
    • Discuss the impact of an unhealthy workplace and contributors to incivility
    • Discuss communication and personal development tips to improve your worksite
    • Discuss how we respond and communicate under stress
    • Discuss how our own behavior impacts that of our colleagues
  6. Generational Synergy in the ED
    • Discuss the 5 generations encountered in the workplace and their characteristics.
    • Describe the interactions between generations and its effect on the workplace environment.
  7. Bringing Your Soul to Work: Resilience in the ED
    • Discuss current statistics on Discouraged Doctors, the individual and group dynamics causing workplace stress and strategies to find meaning in our work.
Additional topics under development
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.
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
Sun Jul 14 Stockholm, Sweden
- 5:00 pm
Mon Jul 15 Helsinki, Finland
11:00 am 6:00 pm
Tue Jul 16 St. Petersburg, Russia
7:00 am 12:00 am
Wed Jul 17 St. Petersburg, Russia
- 6:00 pm
Thu Jul 18 Tallinn, Estonia
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Fri Jul 19 Visby, Sweden
9:00 am 7:00 pm
Sat Jul 20 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Jul 21 Stockholm, Sweden
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Map

Ports of Call

Stockholm, Sweden - So much to see in this charming city, sprawled on 18 islands, often called the "Venice of the North." Cruise the sparkling waterways. Navigate narrow medieval streets. Watch the snappy changing of the guard at the Baroque Royal Palace. Shop for elegant gifts--glassware, stainless steel. Work up an appetite so you can do justice to the lavish smorgasbords

Helsinki, Finland - Shaped by its bays and isles, it's one of Europe's most scenic capitals. Hear a Sibelius concert, tour across the Arctic Circle to Lapland, land of Santa Claus, reindeer and the Midnight Sun. Buy a birchbark basket.

St. Petersburg, Russia - In Peter the Great's "Window on Europe", head for the fabulous Hermitage, with its renowned art collection from Raphael to Rembrandt, Titian to Tintoretto. Take in a concert--folkloric or grandly operatic. 

*Visas are included with most shore excursions. If you wish to explore St. Petersburg on your own, however, a visa will be required; obtaining one can take some time, so please begin the visa process immediately.

Tallinn, Estonia - Medieval walls and towers still stand tall in Old Town. Stroll and shop along cobblestone streets, walk up to the Baroque palace, drop in at Alexander Nevsky Cathedral to find inspiration in the gleaming mosaics and icons.

Visby, Sweden - In this delightful island town, stroll wide sandy beaches and cobbled streets lined with fairytale cottages. Walk the medieval city walls. Visit Bronze Age burial sites. Weary? Revive yourself with an icy aquavit.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

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.
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