Topics in Dermatology and Rheumatology for PCPs
7-Night Hawaii Cruise Conference
Round-trip Honolulu, Oahu
April 21 - 28, 2018
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
5 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs
$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.
Head of Department of Medicine 'B'
Sheba Medical Center
Chair of Internal Medicine
Sackler Faculty of Medicine
Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Howard Amital is a professor of Medicine at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine of the Tel-Aviv University. He is the head of Department of Medicine 'B' at the Sheba Medical Center at the Sheba Medical Center, in Tel-Hashomer. For the past two years he is also the chair of Internal Medicine at the Sackler faculty of Medicine at the Tel-Aviv University. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, and his fellowship at the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem.
Prof. Amital conducts clinical and basic research and speaks at international Rheumatology conferences such as the EULAR (European League against Rheumatism) and the ACR (American College of Rheumatology). He has authored over 270 scientific peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and reviews. His papers mainly focus on autoimmunity research primarily in new avenues for the development of therapeutic peptides in RA, roles of vitamin D, use of biological therapy, pain and comorbidities of fibromyalgia and epidemiological studies based on Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) databases.
Recipient of the American Academy of Dermatology's Master Dermatologist Award for 2015
Roy S. Rogers III, MD
Dr. Rogers is a Professor of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He practiced dermatology and oral dermatology at Mayo Clinic Rochester 1973-2010 and serves as a Consultant in Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.
Dr. Rogers completed his medical education at the Ohio State University College of Medicine and his internship at the Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester. He was a postdoctoral research fellow and resident in Dermatology at Duke University Medical Center. He then completed his training with an NIH fellowship and residency at Mayo Clinic where he earned his MS in Dermatology from the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine before joining the Staff of the Mayo Clinic in 1973. Dr. Rogers is certified in Dermatology, Dermatopathology and Dermatologic Immunopathology.
Dr. Rogers is a master teacher of dermatology. He was recognized as a Distinguished Educator by Mayo Clinic Rochester in 2004. He has received two Presidential Citations and the Gold Triangle Award from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) as well as the Thomas G. Pearson Memorial Education Achievement Award.
Dr. Rogers was made an Honorary Member of the AAD in 2007. In 2010 he was accorded Honorary Membership in the British Society of Oral Medicine and was recognized as a Lifetime Career Educator by the Dermatology Foundation. In 2012, Dr. Rogers was made an Honorary Member of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. In 2015, the 18,000 member AAD recognized him with the Master Dermatologist Award, an award given to one dermatologist a year.
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- Rheumatoid Arthritis-Diagnosis and Management 2014
- Psoriatic Arthritis: What's New in the Management of the Skin and Joints
- Gout and Crystal induced Arthropathies
- Fibromyalgia: What it is and what it is not
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): Clinical Vignettes
- Know the biological effects of UVL
- Recognize impact on skin
- Know how to block UVL
- Describe Vitamin D & sunlight interactions
- Seborrheic Dermatitis
- Differentiate among 4 red face rashes: acne rosacea, acne vulgaris, perioral dermatitis & seborrheic dermatitis
- Be able to treat effectively; manage recurrences
- Acne Vulgaris
- Distinguish acne vulgaris from other red facial rashes
- Know the factors causing acne vulgaris
- Direct treatment to each factor
- Recognize & manage side effects
- Atopic Dermatitis
- Describe 5 pathogenic factors of atopic dermatitis (dryness, infection, contactants, pruritus, & allergy)
- Instruct patient & family in managing these 5 factors
- Impart knowledge of prognosis & genetics
- Herpes Zoster
- Manage acute herpes zoster to reduce acute pain
- Prevent post-herpetic neuralgia Shorten the course & prevent complications
- Use the zoster vaccine effectively
- Use knowledge of epidemiology for prevention & treatment
- Differentiate cellulitis from pseudo-cellulitis
- Assess the patient for precipitating causes Treat as an outpatient
- Manage causes to prevent recurrences
- Psoriasis Vulgaris
- Be able to differentiate psoriasis, the marker disease for the papulosquamous diseases, from the others
- Manage comorbidities of psoriasis
- Manage mild cases
- Know when to refer patients with psoriasis for speciality care.
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.
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.
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.
|DATE||PORT OF CALL||ARRIVE||DEPART|
|Sat Apr 21||Honolulu, Hawaii
Lectures: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Sun Apr 22||Kahului, Maui (Overnight)
|Mon Apr 23||Kahului, Maui
Lectures: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Tue Apr 24||Hilo, Hawaii
Lectures: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|8:00 am||6:00 pm|
|Wed Apr 25||Kona, Hawaii
Lectures: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|7:00 am||5:30 pm|
|Thu Apr 26||Nawiliwili, Kauai
|Fri Apr 27||Nawiliwili, Kauai
Lectures: 12:00 pm -5:00 pm
|Sat Apr 28||Honolulu, Hawaii
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.