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Topics in Dermatology and Emergency Medicine

Holland America Line's Inviting  Eurodam
Holland America's Eurodam

7-Night Alaska Cruise Conference
Round-trip Seattle, Washington
August 25 - September 1, 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, 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.
Recipient of the American Academy of Dermatology's Master Dermatologist Award for 2015

Roy S. Rogers III, MD,

Dr. Roy S. Rogers, III 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 has presented numerous named lectureships and served as Visiting Professor at many academic institutions in the United States, Canada, and around the world. Dr. Rogers has had a long-standing interest in dermatology, immunodermatology, oral dermatology and oral pathology. He has been recognized as an authority in oral diseases having edited three volumes of the Dermatology Clinics with two more volumes for Clinics in Dermatology in 2016 and 2017 and co-authored three books as well as more than 230 scholarly publications.

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.

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
Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants
Program Purpose / Objectives
  1. Sundamage
    • Know the biological effects of UVL
    • Recognize impact on skin
    • Know how to block UVL
    • Describe Vitamin D & sunlight interactions
  2. Seborrheic Dermatitis
    • Differentiate among 4 red face rashes: acne rosacea, acne vulgaris, perioral dermatitis & seborrheic dermatitis
    • Be able to treat effectively
    • Manage recurrences
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Cellulitis
    • Differentiate cellulitis from pseudo-cellulitis
    • Assess the patient for precipitating causes
    • Treat as an outpatient
    • Manage causes to prevent recurrences
  7. 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
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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
  11. 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.
  12. Effective Communication & 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
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
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
Sat Aug 25 Seattle, Washington
- 4:00 pm
Sun Aug 26 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures: 9-12 Noon; 1-4 pm
- -
Mon Aug 27 Juneau, Alaska
Lectures: 8-12 Noon
1:00 pm 10:00 pm
Tue Aug 28 Glacier Bay National Park - Scenic Cruising
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Wed Aug 29 Sitka, Alaska, US
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thu Aug 30 Ketchikan, Alaska
7:00 am 1:00 pm
Fri Aug 31 Victoria, Canada
Lectures: 8-12 Noon
6:00 pm 11:59 pm
Sat Sep 01 Seattle, Washington
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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