Topics in Critical Care for PCPs
4-Night Cuba (Overnight) & Bahamas Cruise
Round-trip Miami, FL
Celebrate July 4th
July 2 - 6, 2018
10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
10 Contact Hours
$695 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$395 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses & Others
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
ACMO for Critical Care
University of Miami Hospital
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Daniel H. Kett, MD, is the director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Jackson Memorial Hospital and a professor of Clinical Medicine at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida and his medical degree at the University of Miami School of Medicine. Dr. Kett completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine followed by a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital. He is the recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program.
Dr. Kett has strong clinical and research interests in ICU related infection control practices and in the treatment of severe ICU related infections, including healthcare associated pneumonia invasive candidiasis.
Dr. Kett is an investigator for the Bacteriology and Mycoses Study Group, a large multidisciplinary group of researchers with a primary focus on studying serious infections, and is active in several projects related to fungal infections in critically ill patients. Results of his research have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, Lancet Infectious Diseases, Critical Care Medicine, Chest, and the Journal of Intensive Care Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Kett has presented at numerous scientific meetings and has been an invited lecturer at national and international conferences.
Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.
- Antibiotic Treatment Guidelines: Separating fact from fiction
- Identify for the conference members the discrepancies between current guideline recommendations and the current literature on the subject
- Critical Review of the 2016 Surviving Sepsis Campaign
- The Surviving Sepsis Campaign was recently updated.
- Realize the important points that impact patient care.
- Fungal Infections in the ICU
- Currently different organizations vary in their recommendations on when to use the available anti-fungal therapies.
- Develop a practice based plan for the use of the available anti-fungal therapies.
- ARDS Clinical Update
- Current clinical practice in patients with ARDS often does not follow the most recent literature.
- Upon completion of this lecture, clinicians should be able to practice more evidence based medicine.
- Infection control practices in the ICU: What is the evidence?
- Upon completion of this lecture, clinicians should be able understand and implement cost effective infection control measures in their practice.
- Management of Embolic Stroke
- Currently different organizations vary in their recommendations on treatment of CVAs and related complications.
- Critically review the management of acute embolic strokes.
- Critical Care Controversies: Transfusion in the ICUs
- Identify the appropriate transfusion trigger in the critically ill and the risks associated with transfusion.
- Also discussion transfusion practices for massive transfusions.
- Community Acquired Pneumonia update
- Caring for the Critically Ill Patient in the Era on Multi-drug Resistant Bacteria
- Interesting Ethics Case from the ICU
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 10 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.
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.
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.
|DATE||PORT OF CALL||ARRIVE||DEPART|
|Mon Jul 02||Miami, FL
|Tue Jul 03||Havana, Cuba (Overnight)
|Wed Jul 04||Havana, Cuba
Lectures: 8:00am-12 Noon, 1:00pm-5:00pm
|Thu Jul 05||Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas
Lectures: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
|8:00 am||5:00 pm|
|Fri Jul 06||Miami, FL
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.