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Physicians Advancing Health Care

Royal Caribbean's Incredible Allure of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas

7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Fort Lauderdale, FL
March 18 - 25, 2018

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours

Course Fees:
$395 for members of TCMS/OSMA
$895 for non-members

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
Sherri Baker, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist
University of Oklahoma

Tobie Bresloff, MD
Endocrinologist
St John Health System

Wes Glinsmann
Executive Director
Oklahoma State Medical Association

Jean R. Hausheer, MD
Ophthalmologist
Lawton, OK

George Monks, MD
Dermatologist
Tulsa, OK

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
  1. Dermatology for the Primary Care Physician (Common Dermatoses)
    After completion of this course, participants should be able to:
    • assess patients and become more comfortable recognizing and treating common dermatoses
  2. Management of your patients on biologic medication
    • Explain side effects that can be associated with biologic medications.
    • Explain infections that could occur when on biologic medication.
  3. New options in skin cancer treatment
    • Explain new treatment options for skin cancer.
  4. Inflammatoryredeye
    • Understandandrecognizethevarioushistoryandexamfindingswhichhelpdifferentiate
      inflammatoryfrominfectiousetiologies
  5. Angleclosureglaucoma(acutevschronic)
    • Differentiatebasedonhistoryandexamfindings,acutevschronicangleclosure
      glaucomapatientsandhowthesedifferfrommigranoussymptomsandpresentation
  6. Orbitalcausesofredeye:some whichcankill
    • Recognitionofnecrotizingfascitisaroundtheeyelids,andemergenttreatmentmeasures.
  7. Orbitalcausesofredeye:somewhichcankill
    • Orbitalcellulitis:kidsvsadults
  8. Recurrentacuteconjunctivitisinkids:onediseasethatcankill
    • Tagayasu'sarteritis
  9. 3rd cranial nerve deficit
    • Diabetic vs. posterior communicating artery aneurysm. ptosis, blown pupil on affected side, and affected looks "down and out" (intact CN 4 and 6)
  10. Temporal Arthritis
    • Jaw claudication, elevated CRP inflammatory and sed rate.
  11. How to be a Physician Advocate
    • Attendees should be able to identify 2-3 easy steps they can work into their professional lives to increase their advocacy on behalf of their patients.
  12. Pre Sports Participation Clearance - A Cardiologist Perspective
    • Primary Care Doctors will assess their current pre-sports clearance protocol and make appropriate additions.
  13. Health care policy trends
    • Rcognize and analyze recent and upcoming changes in health care policy that can dramatically impact the day-to-day practice of health care providers.
  14. Being an effective advocate
    • Understand the legislative process, why it is important for health care professionals to engage in the political arena and how they can effectively advocate for their patients and profession.
  15. Gliding Through the Golden Years Gracefully-Endocrinology of Aging
    • Discuss how normal homeostasis, systems lab values and findings change with decades of life.
    • Do these require or justify treatment?
    • How can a clinician avoid or prevent complications as patients get older
  16. This is not Medicine from the Past So Get Ready for the Future
    • Give a snapshot of new ways to deliver care, alternative appointment types and some ideas of new devices that are or will be available.
  17. Be Good to Your Bones - Osteoporosis
  18. Risk Management in an Era of Cybersecurity and Analytics
    • Explore new technologies and associated risks.
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.


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 Mar 18 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
- 4:30 pm
Mon Mar 19 Nassau, The Bahamas
7:00 am 2:30 pm
Tue Mar 20 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 8:00am - 12 Noon
- -
Wed Mar 21 Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, USVI
10:00 am 7:00 pm
Thu Mar 22 Basseterre, St. Kitts
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri Mar 23 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 9:00am - 12 noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
- -
Sat Mar 24 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 8:00am - 12 Noon
- -
Sun Mar 25 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
6:15 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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