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Women's Health, Domestic Violence, and Sexual Assault

Royal Caribbean's Stupendous Freedom of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas

7-Night Southern Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip San Juan, Puerto Rico
June 9 - 16, 2018

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
14 CE

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.
Frank B. Marsalisi, MD, FACOG
Director of Gynecology and Pelvic Floor Disorders, OB/GYN Residency Program
Bayfront Health, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Dr. Frank Marsalisi is the Director of Gynecology and Pelvic Floor Disorders at the Bayfront Health Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program in St.Petersburg, Florida. Originally from New York, he preceded his medical degree from Michigan State University with two years of research with publication in Hypersensitivity Diseases at USV Pharmaceutical and the Upjohn Company.

After completing his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency as Chief resident at the University of South Florida, he went on to fulfill his four-year commitment with the National Health Service Corp as Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Ruskin Migrant and Community Health Center in Ruskin, Florida. While at Ruskin, he was made a Clinical Assistant Professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Florida and received the U.S. Public Health Service Regional Health Administrator's Award.

Throughout his residency training and postgraduate career, Dr. Marsalisi has been the recipient of many prestigious university and national teaching awards, including the University of South Florida's Distinguished Professor Award and the John Turlich Medical Student Teaching Award, the Council on Resident Education in Ob/Gyn National Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, and many Bayfront Health Teaching Faculty of the Year awards.

He has been honored as being one of the "Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists in America" by the Consumer Research Council of America, and in 2017 he was recognized by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd to be among the "Leading Physicians of the World".

He is a medical community leader serving on the Board of his county medical association and is a delegate to the Florida Medical Association. He has been a speaker on women's health issues for the University at Sea since 2012.

Laraine T. Zappert, PhD

Dr. Zappert is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

As a faculty member at the Center for Neuroscience and Women's Health at Stanford, Dr. Zappert has served as the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program in Women's Health. Previously, Dr. Zappert served at Director of Clinical Training at Vaden Student Health Services at Stanford.

In addition to her clinical, teaching and research responsibilities at Stanford, Dr. Zappert has served as the Director of Stanford University's Sexual Harassment Policy Office since its inception in 1993. She also founded and directed the Women's Group Program for graduate and post-doctoral students in the Schools of Engineering, Business, Law, Medicine and Humanities and Sciences at Stanford.

Dr. Zappert's clinical work and research has focused on the areas of women's health, wellness and work. She has written and lectured extensively on those topics. Her book, Getting It Right: How Working Mother's Successfully Take Up the Challenge of Life, Work and Family has been nationally recognized as an authoritative resource for professional women and their families.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners. Attorneys, Psychologists
Program Purpose / Objectives
  1. Forms and Pervasiveness of Sexual Violence during the Life Cycle of Women
  2. Effects of Sexual Violence of Physical and Mental Health of Women
  3. The Neurobiology of Responses to Sexual Violence
  4. Special Topics in Violence against Women : Responding to Sexual Assault of College Students
  5. Special Topics in Violence against Women : Responding to Domestic Violence
  6. PTSD and Responses to Survivors of Sexual Assault
  7. Treating of Survivors of Sexual Assault/Violence
  8. Evolution of Cervical Cancer Screening
  9. The PCOS Look-Alikes
  10. PCOS Not Just A Gynecologic Disorder
  11. Functional Hypothalamic Amenorrhea and the Female Athlete Triad
  12. The Adnexal Mass
  13. The Burning Vulva Syndrome
  14. Addressing Female Sexual Concerns
Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
  1. Differentiate and describe the ways in which sexual violence appears in the life cycle of women
  2. Analyze and discuss the impact and effects of sexual violence in the life cycle of women
  3. Analyze and discuss the underlying neurobiology and responses to sexual violence in women health
  4. Analyze and discuss the ways in which college sexual assault exerts specific impact on the lives of survivors
  5. Analyze and discuss the etiology and impact of domestic violence on the lives of survivors
  6. Analyze and discuss trauma-informed responses to survivors of sexual assault/violence
  7. Analyze and discuss standards of treatments for survivors of sexual assault/violence
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.

Approval: Continuing Education, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Continuing Education, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Designation: As an organization approved by the American Psychological Association, Continuing Education, Inc. is offering this activity for a maximum of 14 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be given for partial attendance.

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 Jun 09 San Juan, Puerto Rico
- 8:30 pm
Sun Jun 10 Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, USVI
7:00 am 6:00 pm
Mon Jun 11 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Tue Jun 12 Willemstad, Curacao
8:00 am 8:00 pm
Wed Jun 13 Oranjestad, Aruba
7:00 am 11:00 pm
Thu Jun 14 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Fri Jun 15 Basseterre, St. Kitts
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Sat Jun 16 San Juan, Puerto Rico
6:00 am -
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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