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Topics in Allergy, Immunology, and Pediatric Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Fort Lauderdale, FL
February 17 - 24, 2019

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
14 MOC (Part II) points in the American Board of Pediatrics' (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
Up to 14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program

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.
Faculty
G. Edward Stewart II, MD

Dr. Stewart received his B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in 1979 and his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 1988.

Dr. Stewart completed his internship and residency In lntemal Medicine at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis in 1991.

He completed his fellowship In Allergy and Immunology at the University of South Florida in 1993 and completed a fellowship in Clinical Laboratory Immunology at the University of South Florida in 1994.

Dr. Stewart is Board Certified by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Dr. Stewart has an Allergy and Immunology practice in Ocala, FL and in The Villages, FL. He is a past-president of the Marion County Medical Society and a past-president of the Florida Allergy Asthma and Immunology Society.

Dr. Stewart recently retired as Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the University of South Florida, where he had volunteered on a part-time basis for nineteen years.

Ramzi T. Younis, MD, FACS, FAAP
Professor and Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida

Dr. Younis is currently the Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology at the University of Miami Department Otolaryngology University of Miami. He has built a world-wide reputation for his clinical and research activities. His primary areas of expertise are sinus diseases, sinus surgery, airway reconstruction, ear infections, and management of snoring and sleep disorders in children. He is one of only a few surgeons who can perform delicate endoscopic procedures in pediatric patients with rare head and neck tumors such as teratoma or juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma. Dr. Younis has published 49 scientific articles and 25 textbook chapters. He is also the Editor of a unique book on Sinus Disease in Children. Before joining the University of Miami, Dr. Younis was the Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology at Yale University and thereafter Interim Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Mississippi, Jackson Mississippi.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Family Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pediatricians, Psychiatrists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
  1. Diagnosis and Management of Neck Abcess and Deep Neck Space Infections
    • Discuss Etiology and pathophysiology of neck abscess
    • Discuss medical and surgical management of neck abscess
  2. Diagnosis and Management of the Complications of Acute Sinusitis
    • Discuss orbital and intracranial complications of acute sinusitis
    • Detail management of complications of acute sinusitis
  3. Guidelines of Otitis Media in Children
    • Discuss the recent guidelines of Otitis Media in children
    • Discuss management of Otitis Media
  4. Guidelines of Tonsillectomy
    • Detail the current guidelines of tonsillectomy
    • Discuss the various surgical techniques and outcomes of tonsillectomy
  5. Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children
    • Discuss management of obstructive sleep apnea in children.
    • Discuss the role of T & A in management of O.S.A.
  6. Guidelines of Recurrent Acute Otitis Media
    • Discuss the current guidelines of recurrent acute otitis media
    • Detail the medical management of ear infection
  7. Patient Safety and Quality Improvement in Otolaryngology
    • Discuss the importance and value of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement in Otolaryngology
    • Detail the various Patient Safety and Quality Improvement necessities.
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.
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.



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.


MOC Accreditation Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 14 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics' (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provide's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

MOC ABIM Accreditation
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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 Feb 17 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
- 4:00 pm
Mon Feb 18 Key West, Florida
7:00 am 5:00 pm
Tue Feb 19 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Wed Feb 20 Puerto Costa Maya, Mexico
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thu Feb 21 Cozumel, Mexico
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Fri Feb 22 George Town, Cayman Islands
10:00 am 6:00 pm
Sat Feb 23 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Feb 24 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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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