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Topics in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Fort Lauderdale, FL
March 10 - 17, 2019

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
Up to 14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
14 MOC (Part II) points in the American Board of Pediatrics' (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program

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
Jonathan Glauser, MD, FACEP, MBA
Professor, Emergency Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Faculty, Residency Training Program in Emergency Medicine
MetroHealth Medical Center/ Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Dr. Glauser is originally from Philadelphia and attended medical school at Temple University Medical School.

He attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

He is board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medicine, and is currently on faculty of the residency program in Emergency Medicine based at MetroHealth Medical Center and the Cleveland Clinic.

He practices clinically full-time at MetroHealth Medical Center, a Level I trauma center affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. He lives with his wife Barbara in the greater Cleveland area.

George Yung-hsing Wu, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Hepatology Section

Herman Lopata Chair in Hepatitis Research
University of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, CT

Dr. George Y. Wu is a Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Hepatology Section, and holds the Herman Lopata Chair in Hepatitis Research at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

He has been a pioneer of targeted delivery of biological substances including genes, and mitochondria specifically to hepatocytes. He has received an American Gastroenterological Association/Industry Research Scholar Award, American Liver Foundation Research Prize, AGA-Gastroenterology Research Group Young Scientist Award, was elected a Fellow of the AGA, and the American Association for the Study of liver Diseases.

He was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation, Association of American Physicians, the National Academy of Inventors, and was a Fulbright Specialist. He has published more than 160 articles, edited 13 books and is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Clinical and Translational Hepatology, and senior associate editor of the Journal of Digestive Diseases.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Attorneys
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
  1. Celiac disease
    • Identify risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for celiac disease
  2. C. difficile colitis
    • Define risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for C. difficile colitis
  3. Eosinophilic esophagitis
    • Describe risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis
  4. Fulminant hepatic failure
    • Cite risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for fulminant hepatic failure
  5. Update, chronic hepatitis C
    • Identify risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for chronic hepatitis C
  6. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    • Define risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  7. Imaging of space occupying lesions of the liver
    • Analyze the principles, strengths, weaknesses, and diagnostic characteristics of modalities for imaging of space occupying lesions of the liver.
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.

MOC ABIM Accreditation
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14 (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.

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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 10 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
- 4:00 pm
Mon Mar 11 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 8:00am - 12 Noon
- -
Tue Mar 12 Labadee, Haiti
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Wed Mar 13 Falmouth, Jamaica
9:30 am 6:00 pm
Thu Mar 14 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 9:00am - 12 noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
- -
Fri Mar 15 Cozumel, Mexico
7:00 am 5:00 pm
Sat Mar 16 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 8:00am - 12 Noon
- -
Sun Mar 17 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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