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Topics in Pulmonary Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Adult & Pediatric Urology

Royal Caribbean's  Harmony of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas

7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Fort Lauderdale, FL
October 20 - 27, 2018

21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
21 Contact Hours
Up to 21 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
Course Fees:
$1,095 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$850 for Physicians Assistants, Nurse Practioners
$695 for Nurses & 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.
Pamela Ellsworth, MD
Professor of Urology, University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Chief, Division of Urology
Nemours Childrens' Hospital
Orlando, Florida

Dr. Pamela Ellsworth graduated Summa Cum Laude from Boston College. She completed her medical school at University of Massachusetts Medical School, her urology residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and her pediatric urology fellowship at University of Florida Gainesville/Nemours Jacksonville.

Dr. Ellsworth was awarded an Honorary AOA while on the staff at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for her teaching skills. She became the first female full time surgeon to become full professor at Brown University and received the resident teaching aware while at Brown University.

She was awarded the Top Doctor Award for 2 years while at UMassMemorial Medical Center. Much of her career has been decidated to education, both in the realm of pediatric and adult urology. The author of over 75 peer reviewed publications, over 50 book chapters and several books geared for the layperson, including 100 Questions and Answers about Prostate Cancer, with a 5th edition soon to be published.

Dr. Ellsworth has educated medical students, residents, peers and patients over the years.

Mark Rumbak, MD
Dr. Rumbak is is the Division Director of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida. He is head of 3 hospitals; Tampa General, Moffitt Cancer Center and the James A Haley VA Hospital in Tampa. He is mainly at TGH. He practices Pulmonary and Critical Care as well as Interventional Pulmonary Medicine. The Division has 3 ICU's at TGH: MICU, a consult ICU for Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Neurology and a post op Cardiothoracic ICU where he treats CABG, Valve replacement, root repairs, heart and lung transplants, VADS and ECMO.

Dr. Rumbak is from Johannesburg, South Africa, where he went to medical school and did his residency and Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical care medicine. He came to the US IN 1987, spent five years at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, and then came to the University of South Florida in Tampa.

Randolph Taylor II, MD, CAQSM
Faculty, Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program
Sugar Land, TX

Dr. Taylor earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Taylor completed both his internship and residency in family medicine at Womack Army Medical Center in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He attended Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, FL . Here he completed his primary care sports medicine fellowship. Dr. Taylor has served as the team physician for the University of South Florida volleyball team and Eckerd College athletics. Currently, he serves as a ringside physician for USA boxing and professional boxing and mixed martial arts events. He is a team physician for Houston Baptist University, as well as Finish Line Medical Captain for the Houston Marathon. He provides medical coverage for high school and community sporting events.

Dr. Taylor found his way into medicine through a combination of a strong interest in science and a love of sports. His diverse background includes providing inpatient, outpatient and battlefield medical care as a staff physician to soldiers, their families and veterans during his military service. While on active duty, Dr. Taylor completed a combat tour in Iraq supporting Operation New Dawn. He was also the medical director for the Warrior Transition Battalion at Ft. Campbell, KY. Dr. Taylor was honorably discharged at the rank of Major from the United States Army.

Dr. Taylor is current faculty member at Memorial Family Medicine Residency program, located in Sugar Land, TX. He is interested in concussion management and ultrasound guided therapy for treating musculoskeletal injuries.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Attorneys
Program Purpose / Objectives
  1. An Update on Therapies for the Management of Metastatic Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer
    • As a result of this activity, participants should be aware of the various treatment options for metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (MCRPC)
  2. Biomarkers in Prostate Cancer
    • As a result of this activity, participants should be aware of the evolving role of biomarkers in the evaluation , treatment decision-making and follow-up of patients with prostate cance.r
  3. Urolithiasis: Evaluation and Management in Adults and Children
    • Upon completion of this activity, participants should be aware of the signs/symptoms of urolithiasis, the recommended radiologic evaluation, medical therapy and metabolic workup of individuals with urolithiasis
  4. Current guidelines for the evaluation and management of overactive bladder
    • Upon completion of this activitiy, participants should be identify the symptoms of OAB, perform a simplified evaluation and manage OAB patients with first and second line therapies.
  5. Common pediatric urologic problems: What is normal? When to Worry?
    • As a result of this activity, participants should be able to describe several common pediatric urologic problems and which problems require urgent evaluation and which are self- limiting.
  6. Evaluation and Management of voiding dysfunction in children
    • As a result of this activity, participants will be able to cite the signs/symptoms of pediatric voiding dysfunction in children.
  7. Adolescent varicocele: Who to treat? Who to follow?
    • As a result of this activity, participants will be able to describe current controversies in adolescent varicocele .
Additional 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.
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 21 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.

MOC ABIM Accreditation
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 21 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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 Oct 20 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
- 4:00 pm
Sun Oct 21 Nassau, The Bahamas
7:00 am 2:00 pm
Mon Oct 22 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures: 8:00am - 12 noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
- -
Tue Oct 23 Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, USVI
10:00 am 6:00 pm
Wed Oct 24 Basseterre, St. Kitts
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Thu Oct 25 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures: 8:00am - 12 noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
- -
Fri Oct 26 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures: 8:00am - 12 noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
- -
Sat Oct 27 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
6:15 am -
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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