Selected Topics in Family Medicine, Sleep Medicine, and Ear, Nose, & Throat Disorders
7-Night Southern Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip San Juan, Puerto Rico
September 8 - 15, 2018
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
$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.
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, Campbell University Medical School; Board Certified in Otolaryngology and Sleep Medicine; Director of Eastern ENT Sleep Diagnostics, Eastern ENT, Sinus and Allergy Center, Goldsboro, North Carolina.
Dr. Cunningham is in private practice, in Otolaryngology and Sleep Medicine, at the Eastern ENT Sinus and Allergy Center and Eastern ENT Sleep Diagnostics, in Eastern North Carolina.
He is a former President of the Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology and a member of the Board of Governors for the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.
David B. Feller, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Family Practice, Department of Community Health and Family Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Vice Chair of Community Health and Director of Behavioral Medicine, University of Florida, College of Medicine Family Medicine Residency Program, Gainesville, Florida
Dr. Feller received his M.D from University of Florida, Florida. Dr. Feller is Board Certified in Family Medicine. He did clinical practice for 5 years and then joined the faculty of the Family Medicine Residency Program. He is currently vice chair for community health and director of behavioral medicine.
He has received several awards for his teaching including Clinical Science Teacher of the year by medical students, Exemplary Teaching Award from the College of Medicine, Teacher of the year by Family Medicine Residents, and Exemplary Teaching Award by the FAFP. His academic interests include integrative medicine and behavioral medicine.
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- Facial paralysis and Bell's Palsy
- Participants should be able to differentiate the potential causes of unilateral facial paralysis and know the present AAO-HNS guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up
- "Sinus Headaches "
- Participants should be able to differentiate facial pain arising from sinus disease from the many other causes of facial pain and headache
- Participants should be able to determine symptoms that suggests other etiologies of headache.
- Head and Neck Manifestations of Reflux Disease
- Participants should be able to list and associate symptoms that may be caused by reflux in patients that have no heartburn or GI symptoms
- Participants should be able to recognize allergic from non-allergic rhinitis and improve patient care with most appropriate treatment.
- Sleep Apnea Update 2018
- Participants should be able to Identify risk factors for OSA and co-morbidities.
- Treatment options and follow-up will be emphasized.
- Narcolepsy and Other sleep disorders
- Participants should be able to diagnose other causes of daytime sleepiness and discuss diagnostic testing and treatment options.
- Incorporating CPAP care in the Primary Care Office
- Participant should be able to understand positive airway pressure machines and the differences between CPAP, BPAP,ASV and autoPAP
- Attendees will understand Medicare guidelines for treatment and follow-up.
- Apply new HTN guidelines
- Describe rationale for those guidelines
- Managing Mildly Abnormal Liver Functions
- Apply established guidelines in the evaluation of abnormal LFTs
- Describe the rationale behind the guidelines
- Common Skin Rashes and Skin lesions
- dentify and recognize common rashes and lesions in the primary care setting
- Introduction to CAM/Integrative Medicine including Herbals and Supplements
- Cite the frequency of use of various modalities among patients and health care professionals
- Give examples of the more common CAM therapies
- Examine the evidence base for and/or against common CAM therapies
- Evaluating Dyspepsia
- Apply established guidelines in the evaluation of Dyspepsia
- Describe the rationale behind the guidelines
- Low Back Pain
- Apply ACP/APS guidelines to the evaluation and treatment of low back pain
- Apply the concept of "red flags" to the evaluation of LBP
- Treating Obesity
- Identify health consequences of obesity
- Review pathophysiology of obesity
- Distinguish advantages/disadvantages of diet and exercise types
- Discover new modalities for treatment of obesity
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.
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.
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|DATE||PORT OF CALL||ARRIVE||DEPART|
|Sat Sep 08||San Juan, Puerto Rico
|Sun Sep 09||Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, USVI
||7:00 am||6:00 pm|
|Mon Sep 10||At Sea - Cruising
|Tue Sep 11||Willemstad, Curacao
||7:00 am||8:00 pm|
|Wed Sep 12||Oranjestad, Aruba
||7:00 am||11:00 pm|
|Thu Sep 13||At Sea - Cruising
|Fri Sep 14||Basseterre, St. Kitts
||8:00 am||5:00 pm|
|Sat Sep 15||San Juan, Puerto Rico
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.