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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Sensitive Topics in Women's Health: Sexuality, Menopause, and Mental Health

Royal Caribbean's <em>Allure of the Seas</em>
Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas
7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

June 23 - 30, 2019
14.0 CE Credits for Psychologists
14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
14 Contact Hours

Course Fees:

$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy, & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants
$695 for Nurse Practitioners
$495 for Nurses, Residents, Students & Others

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

Karen E. Adams, MD, FACOG*, NCMP**

Karen E. Adams, MD, FACOG*, NCMP**
Professor
Vice-Chair for Education
Director, Center for Women's Health Menopause and Sexual Medicine Program
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR
Fellow, American Congress of OBGYN
** North American Menopause Society Certified Menopause Practitioner Karen Adams MD, FACOG, NCMP is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), where she is Director of the OHSU Center for Women's Health Menopause and Sexual Medicine Program. She has been the OHSU OBGYN Residency Director for fourteen years and Vice Chair for Education for ten. She is a North American Menopause Society Certified Menopause Practitioner and is a nationally recognized expert in medical education.

She has served as a member of the Associate of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Board of Directors, and is immediate past president of the Council on Fellowship Training in OBGYN. She is a member of the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education OBGYN Residency Review Committee, an appointed board that accredits all 241 OBGYN residency programs and 85 OBGYN fellowship programs across the country. She co-directs the ACOG School for New OBGYN Residency Program Directors, and she is a member of the ACGME Wellness Working Group, a national group of medical educators working to decrease burnout among medical students, residents, and practicing physicians. She has served as an oral board examiner for the American Board of OBGYN since 2008.

Of all her accomplishments, Dr. Adams is most proud of her directorship of the Menopause and Sexual Medicine Program in the OHSU Center for Women's Health. This program brings together specialists in many fields to provide comprehensive health care for women in perimenopause and beyond, with a special focus on midlife sexuality. She has published more than 30 scientific articles, given hundreds of lectures nationally and internationally, and is looking forward to publication of her first book, "Dr. Karen's Guide to Making Midlife Sex Fun Again."

Nicole Harrington Cirino, MD

Nicole Harrington Cirino, MD
Reproductive Psychiatrist
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Department of OB/Gyn
Division Chief, Women's Mental Health and Wellness
OHSU Center for Women's Health
Oregon Health Science University
Portland, OR Dr. Nicole Cirino is a Reproductive Psychiatrist (Board Certified MD physician) and Associate Professor in both the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and in the Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health Science University in Portland, Oregon. OHSU Center for Women's Health (CWH) is a National Center of Excellence for women's healthcare. 

It is a multi-specialty academic clinic treating exclusively women with a strong teaching and research component. She the Division Chief of the Women's Mental Health and Wellness Program at CWH as well as the Co-founder and Co-Director of the Menopause and Sexual Medicine Program at CWH. 

She has been fellowship trained in Reproductive Psychiatry since 2003. Reproductive Psychiatry is a specialty area of Psychiatry that focuses exclusively on the treatment of women across the reproductive life cycle. She has been practicing Sexual Medicine as a part of her practice since 1998. In the past 5 years she has expanded her work in Sexual Medicine to also include research and education. She teaches topics of both Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders and Female Sexual Medicine to medical students, residents and other academic medicine faculty nationally. 

Dr. Cirino is also a Certified Sex Therapist through the governing body AASECT, American Association of Sexual Educators, Counselors and Therapists. She also is skilled in Interpersonal, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and other therapeutic interventions. 

Dr. Cirino's research interests involve medical and behavioral therapy interventions for perinatal mental health conditions and female sexual dysfunction. She lives in Portland, Oregon and is married with three children. Traveling is one of her greatest passions.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Nurses, Nurse PractitionersPsychiatrist, PsychologistsPhysicians, Physician Assistants, PharmacistsPsychiatrists, Psychologists, Internists
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
  1. Depression Across the Female Reproductive Cycle 1: Focus on PMDD, PME and Menopause
    • Identify the hormonal effect on depression in the non pregnant female
  2. Depression Across the Female Reproductive Cycle 2: Focus on Perinatal Depression
    • Recognize unique features to consider in the diagnosis and treatment of perinatal depression .
  3. Beyond Postpartum Depression: Diagnosis and Treatment of Perinatal Anxiety Disorders
    • Define various mood and anxiety disorders that can present in the perinatal period.
  4. Bipolar Disorder in Women: Meeting the Challenge 1: Managing Bipolar Disorder in the non-pregnant female patient
    • Improve evidence based management of Bipolar disorder in women.
  5. Bipolar Disorder in Women 2: Meeting the Challenge 2: Managing Bipolar Disorder during Pregnancy and Postpartum
    • Describe options for treatment of Bipolar disorder during pregnant and postpartum.
  6. DSM-5 Update on Female Sexual Dysfunction: Diagnosis and Treatment
    • Diagnose sexual dysfunction in females using DSM-5 terminology.
  7. Evidence Based Approaches to Female Patients with Low Libido
    • Describe medical and behavioral interventions for the female patient with low libido.
  8. Perimenopause and Menopause: overview and management of irregular bleeding, hot flashes, and other symptoms
  9. 51 is Getting Younger All the Time Part 1: hormone therapy, the heart, and the "timing hypothesis"
  10. 51 is Getting Younger All the Time Part 2: hormone therapy and bone health
  11. Female sexual dysfunction: "I don't want it but I wish I wanted it"
  12. When Sex Hurts: diagnosis and treatment of dyspareunia
  13. Sexual Enhancers, Moisturizers, Lubricants, and Accessories
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.
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 Jun 23 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
- 4:30 pm
Mon Jun 24 *At Sea - Cruising
12:00 pm -
Tue Jun 25 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Wed Jun 26 Basseterre, St. Kitts
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thu Jun 27 Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Fri Jun 28 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sat Jun 29 Nassau, Bahamas
10:00 am 7:00 pm
Sun Jun 30 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
6:15 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas Map

Ports of Call

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - There is an abundance of things to see and do in the Ft. Lauderdale area: visit the newly redesigned Ft. Lauderdale Beach and cafes, stroll the historic Riverwalk, shop the luxurious stores on Las Olas Boulevard or adventure to the Everglades for an intriguing air boat excursion.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Basseterre, St. Kitts - The island England zealously defended from Brimstone Hill, the "Gibraltar of the West Indies." In Basseterre, a mini-London, there's Piccadilly Circus to shop and a gingerbread version of Big Ben by which to check the hour.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. - Named after a Danish Queen, Charlotte Amalie has one of the most breathtaking deepwater harbors in the world. The key sights of Charlotte Amalie are located within the town centre, making it easy to combine sightseeing with St. Thomas’ fantastic shopping opportunities. Eighteenth century architecture provides the perfect backdrop for walking tours and shopping here in the "Duty Free Capital of the World." For a dose of history, visit Emancipation Park, the American-Caribbean History Museum, or Bluebeard the pirate's castle at Magen’s Bay. If tropical bliss is what you're after, head to any of Charlotte Amalie’s pristine beaches, where the warm water, white sands and palm trees will lull you into deep relaxation!

Nassau, Bahamas - The captivating capital of the 700 Bahamian islands. Attractions include forts to explore, coral reefs to snorkel and a fascinating straw market to shop

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

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.
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