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Selected Topics in Dermatology and Emergency Medicine

Royal Caribbean's <em>Ovation of the Seas</em>
Royal Caribbean's Ovation of the Seas
7-Night Alaska Cruise Conference
from Seattle, Washington to Vancouver, British Columbia
September 13 - 20, 2019
14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
4 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs
9.9 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

Roy S. Rogers, III , MD

Roy S. Rogers, III , MD
Recipient of the American Academy of Dermatology's Master Dermatologist Award for 2015

Dr. Rogers is a Professor of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He practiced dermatology and oral dermatology at Mayo Clinic Rochester 1973-2010 and serves as a Consultant in Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Dr. Rogers served as student and then academic dean of the Mayo Medical School (1982-1989). He then became Dean, Mayo School of Health-Related Sciences for ten years. He was been recognized as a Distinguished Educator by Mayo Clinic Rochester in 2004.

Dr. Rogers has had a long-standing interest in oral dermatology, oral pathology and oral medicine. He has been recognized as an authority in that area having edited three volumes of the Dermatology Clinics with a fourth volume in preparation and co-authored three books as well as more than 230 scholarly publications. He has received two Presidential Citations and the Gold Triangle Award from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) as well as the Thomas G. Pearson Memorial Education Achievement Award. In July, 2005, he gave the Everett C. Fox, M.D. Memorial Lecture at the summer meeting of the AAD. Dr. Rogers was made an Honorary Member of the AAD in 2007. In 2010 he was accorded Honorary Membership in the British Society of Oral Medicine and was recognized as a Lifetime Career Educator by the Dermatology Foundation. In 2012, Dr. Rogers was made an Honorary Member of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. In 2015, the 18,000 member AAD recognized him with the Master Dermatologist Award, an award given to one dermatologist a year.

Dr. Rogers has presented numerous named lectureships and served as Visiting Professor at many academic institutions in the United States, Canada, and around the world. In 1999, Dr. Rogers gave the first Ahmed Lecture at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. In 2000, Dr. Rogers was the keynote speaker at the first joint meeting of the British Society of Oral Medicine and the British Society of Oral Pathology. In addition, he gave the keynote address at the International Association of Oral Pathology later that year. Dr. Rogers has been recognized by the International League of Dermatological Societies for his dedication to international dermatological education with the recognition of having taught in 55 countries over the years.

Dr. Rogers completed his medical education at the Ohio State University College of Medicine and his internship at the Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester. He was a postdoctoral research fellow and resident in Dermatology at Duke University Medical Center. He then completed his training with an NIH fellowship and residency at Mayo Clinic where he earned his MS in Dermatology from the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine before joining the Staff of the Mayo Clinic in 1973. Dr. Rogers is certified in Dermatology, Dermatopathology and Dermatologic Immunopathology.

Aaron Buzzard, MD, FACEP

Aaron Buzzard, MD, FACEP
Dr. Buzzard is a board certified emergency physician in the St. Joseph emergency department in Bryan, Texas. The facility is a level II trauma center, and the largest hospital in the region.

He is also a board certified emergency medical services (EMS) medical director and serves as the EMS medical director for the CHI St. Jospeh EMS system, CHI St. Joseph Air Med 12, the City of Bryan Fire Department, the Robertson County EMS system, and the Waller County EMS system. 

His areas of interest and expertise are in trauma, critical care medicine, and emergency medical services.  Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Bryan-College Station Campus, Bryan, TX
Regional EMS Medical Director

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Nurses, Nurse PractitionersPhysicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
  1. Sundamage
    • Know the biological effects of UVL
    • Recognize impact on skin
    • Know how to block UVL
    • Describe Vitamin D & sunlight interactions
  2. Seborrheic Dermatitis
    • Differentiate among 4 red face rashes: acne rosacea, acne vulgaris, perioral dermatitis & seborrheic dermatitis
    • Be able to treat effectively
    • Manage recurrences
  3. Acne Vulgaris
    • Distinguish acne vulgaris from other red facial rashes
    • Know the factors causing acne vulgaris
    • Direct treatment to each factor
    • Recognize & manage side effects
  4. Atopic Dermatitis
    • Describe 5 pathogenic factors of atopic dermatitis (dryness, infection, contactants, pruritus, & allergy)
    • Instruct patient & family in managing these 5 factors
    • Impart knowledge of prognosis & genetics
  5. Herpes Zoster
    • Manage acute herpes zoster to reduce acute pain
    • Prevent post-herpetic neuralgia
    • Shorten the course & prevent complications
    • Use the zoster vaccine effectively
    • Use knowledge of epidemiology for prevention & treatment
  6. Cellulitis
    • Differentiate cellulitis from pseudo-cellulitis
    • Assess the patient for precipitating causes
    • Treat as an outpatient
    • Manage causes to prevent recurrences
  7. Psoriasis Vulgaris
    • Be able to differentiate psoriasis, the marker disease for the papulosquamous diseases, from the others
    • Manage comorbidities of psoriasis
    • Manage mild cases
    • Know when to refer patients with psoriasis for speciality care
  8. Rapid Trauma Assessment and Stabilization
    • Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to diagnose and manage significant traumatic injuries and apply initial stabilization techniques
  9. Hemorrhagic Shock Recognition and Treatment
    • Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to distinguish patients in true hemorrhagic shock and apply current treatment strategies and ascertain if blood product utilization is appropriate
  10. Sepsis and Septic Shock Recognition and Treatment
    • Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to diagnose and manage patients in septic shock and apply recommended treatment strategies
  11. ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Recognition and Treatment
    • Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to diagnose and asses based on pertinent patient history and ECG's of typical and atypical ST elevation myocardial infarctions and apply current treatment recommendations
  12. Cardiogenic Shock Recognition and Treatment
    • Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to diagnose and asses patients in cardiogenic shock and apply evidence based current treatment recommendations to stabilize their patients
  13. Cerebral Vascular Accident/Stroke Recognition and Treatment
    • Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to diagnose and treat patient's with symptoms concerning for acute stroke, large vessel occlusion and intracerebral hemorrhage and apply current treatment recommendations
  14. Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI) Update and Techniques
    • Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to apply updated techniques and knowledge of available medications on situation based airway emergencies and distinguish the most appropriate medications to perform RSI safely
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
Fri Sep 13 Seattle, Washington
- 4:00 pm
Sat Sep 14 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Sep 15 Alaska Inside Passage
- -
Sun Sep 15 Juneau, Alaska
12:00 pm 9:00 pm
Mon Sep 16 Skagway, Alaska
7:00 am 8:30 pm
Tue Sep 17 Endicott Arm & Dawes Glacier
7:00 am 12:00 pm
Wed Sep 18 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Thu Sep 19 Victoria, British Columbia
9:00 am 6:00 pm
Fri Sep 20 Vancouver, British Columbia
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.

Ports of Call

Seattle, Washington - The Emerald City of the Pacific Northwest. In Seattle, stroll the bustling waterfront, visit the Space Needle, sample a local microbrew, a glass of Washington wine and world-famous coffee.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Alaska Inside Passage - Winding along the breathtaking coast of Alaska, the Inside Passage offers magnificent views of forested islands, rock-walled fjords and snowcapped mountains. Richly diverse flora and fauna are also on display.

Skagway, Alaska - A frontier town perfectly preserved as the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park. Gateway to the Trail of '98, which you may explore by helicopter or vintage railcar.

Endicott Arm & Dawes Glacier - One of Alaska's lesser-known gems, Endicott Arm Fjord marks the southern edge of Fords Terror Wilderness area. As you drift through its 30 -mile-long stretch, you can't help but be awed by the sorrounding granite cliffs, mountain valleys and dozens of gushing waterfalls. Drifting icebergs, deep blue waters and a spectacular tidewater glacier only add to this natural spectacle's appeal.

Victoria, British Columbia - Stroll through the charming downtown of this very British city, with its double-decker buses, turreted castles, fine British woolens, tea and china. Or, just outside the city, visit the lush flora and fauna of Butchart Gardens.

Non-US/Canadian individuals, please Click here to determine if you'll need a visa to board this cruise which visits Canada.

Vancouver, British Columbia - Sophisticated. Culturally diverse, this beautiful port city brims with attractions. From Vancouver's cosmopolitan downtown to the historically renovated Gastown district and exotic Chinatown, Vancouver displays varied urban scenes. Nestled near the city center is Stanley Park, resplendent with its deep forest, totem poles, and scenic promenades.

Non-US/Canadian individuals, please Click here to determine if you'll need a visa to board this cruise which visits Canada.

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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