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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association
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Topics in Pediatric and Adult Urology & Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Fort Lauderdale, FL
April 7 - 14, 2019

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
14 MOC Part 2 Points
3½ Hours of Pharmacology for NPs

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
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.

Carol Cohen Weitzman, MD
Director, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics and Child Study Center

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
  1. ADHD Update: Identification and Diagnosis
    • Use behavioral screening tools to identify children with behavior and emotional problems
    • Apply evidence-based strategies to diagnose children with ADHD
  2. ADHD Update: Treatment
    • Demonstrate increased comfort prescribing medication for children with ADHD
    • Describe evidence-based behavioral strategies for children with ADHD
  3. Evidence Based Positive Parenting: Part 1
    • Apply evidence-based positive parenting strategies as a part of routine well-child care
    • Identify specific places during the well-child visit to include discussion of evidence-based positive parenting strategies.
  4. Evidence Based Positive Parenting: Part 2
    • Apply evidence-based positive parenting strategies as a part of routine well-child care
    • Identify specific places during the well-child visit to include discussion of evidence-based positive parenting strategies.
  5. Childhood Adversity: Can We Make a Difference?
    • Describe the threats to early childhood development and the impact of these threats
    • Identify interventions to support children and family's facing adversity
  6. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: More common than you think.
    • State the diagnostic criteria for the FASDs.
    • Have more comfort in screening mothers for prenatal alcohol use
    • Consider FASDs in children with complex neurodevleopmental disorders
  7. Office Based Strategies to Help Anxious Children
    • Increase techniques that can be used in the office to work with parents of anxious children
    • Identify office-based strategies to help children cope with anxiety
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.
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.



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 Accreditation Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 14 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics' (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provide's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP 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
DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Sun Apr 07 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
- 4:00 pm
Mon Apr 08 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 8:00am - 12 Noon
- -
Tue Apr 09 San Juan, Puerto Rico
3:30 pm 11:00 pm
Wed Apr 10 Tortola, British Virgin Islands
8:00 am 6:00 pm
Thu Apr 11 Philipsburg, St. Maarten
7:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri Apr 12 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 9:00am - 12 noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
- -
Sat Apr 13 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 8:00am - 12 Noon
- -
Sun Apr 14 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
7:00 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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