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Topics in Emergency Medicine and Neurology

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
August 11 - 18, 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.
Faculty
Preeti Jois, MD, FACEP

Dr. Jois is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of South Florida Emergency Medicine Residency program (Tampa General Hospital). Dr. Jois completed her undergraduate work at the University of Florida and is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Medicine. After completing a residency in emergency medicine at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Dr. Jois pursued a fellowship focusing specifically on cardiovascular emergencies at the Cleveland Clinic. A diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Jois has authored several papers and studies related to cardiovascular emergencies.

Prior to joining USF, Dr. Jois was an assistant professor at the University of Florida Emergency Medicine Residency Program in Gainesville, where she opened UF Health-Shands Hospital's first Chest Pain Evaluation Center and served as its Medical Director. In 2010, she received the UF College of Medicine's Exemplary Teacher Award.

Dr. Jois also serves as Captain in the US Air Force Reserves as part of the Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT) with the 920th ASTS at Patrick Air Force Base. She enjoys distance running (marathons/half-marathons), spending time with friends and family, and global-trekking in her personal moments away from work.

William O. Tatum IV, DO
Consultant and Professor of Neurology
Mayo Clinic Florida

Dr. William O. Tatum IV is professor in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and senior consultant in the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Florida. He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Neurology, American Neurological Association and the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society.

He is board-certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Epilepsy and serves as the current director for the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at the Mayo Clinic in Florida. He completed his medical education at the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa, neurology residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, and a two-year epilepsy fellowship at Graduate Hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania.

After training, he relocated to Tampa, Florida pioneering Tampa General Hospital-University of South Florida Comprehensive Epilepsy Center before joining the Mayo Clinic in 2009 as a clinician-educator.

He is a past president of the board of the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology and the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, currently serving as the Vice-Chair for the clinical neurophysiology section of the American Academy of Neurology. He has served on the board of directors for the American Board of Registration of EEG Technologists and Evoked Potentials, and currently serves on the board of the Epilepsy Foundation of America.

He has been principal investigator in surgical and pharmacologic clinical trials with research interests in seizure semiology, drug-resistant epilepsy, and EEG/clinical neurophysiology. He has authored multiple peer-reviewed manuscripts, book chapters, and editorials and has edited/co-edited 7 books in the field of epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology. He serves on the current editorial board for the Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology as an Associate Editor, and is the Editor-in-Chief for Epilepsy and Behavior Case Reports. He has presented lectures at national and international meetings as an invited lecturer.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners. Attorneys, Psychologists
Program Purpose / Objectives
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.


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.

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.

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
Sat Aug 11 San Juan, Puerto Rico
- 8:30 pm
Sun Aug 12 Charlotte Amalie, St.Thomas
7:00 am 6:00 pm
Mon Aug 13 At Sea
- -
Tue Aug 14 Willemstad, Curacao
8:00 am 8:00 pm
Wed Aug 15 Oranjestad, Aruba
7:00 am 11:00 pm
Thu Aug 16 At Sea
- -
Fri Aug 17 Basseterre, St.Kitts
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Sat Aug 18 San Juan, Puerto Rico
6:00 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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