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Selected Topics in Family Medicine, Women's Health, Vascular Medicine, and Phlebology

Norwegian Cruise Lines's One of a Kind  NCL’s <em> Pride of America</em>
NCL’s Pride of America

7-Night Hawaii Cruise Conference
Round-trip Honolulu, Oahu
April 13 - 20, 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 ABA MOC program

Course Fees:
$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, & Doctors of Pharmacy
$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
Jerry G. Ninia, MD, RVT
Director of the Department of OB/GYN ‐ St. Charles Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology‐ SUNY‐ Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Dr. Ninia is the Director of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson , NY and a Clinical Associate Professor of OB/GYN at Stony Brook University School of Medicine.
He received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine and continued his post graduate training at Nassau County Medical Center. For over 20 years, he has maintained two separate private practices in both OB/GYN and Phlebology. He has lectured internationally on the topic of women's health and venous disease and has authored 3 text book chapters and over 25 articles in peer reviewed journals.

A Fellow of the American College of OB/GYN's, Surgeons and Phlebologists, he is board certified in OB/GYN as well as Phlebology and was instrumental in the creation of the nationally administered Phlebology board certification exam. He is certified by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography as a Registered Vascular Technologist. He has served as a member of the American College of Phlebology Board of Directors and the Phlebology Foundation Board. He has served on the Catholic Health Services of Long Island Board of Trustees and helped create initiatives to improve patient safety in Labor and Delivery. His efforts resulted in St. Charles hospital earning the Healthcare Association of New York State Pinnacle Award for quality and patient safety along with his earning the prestigious Theodore Roosevelt award given to those individuals who provide outstanding voluntary contributions and leadership at Long Island hospitals.

David Glenn Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP
Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Nevada
Las Vegas School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dr. Weismiller is an active clinician providing full scope primary care including inpatient medical care and maternity care. He is a teacher with more than 20 years of experience in medical education.

A proponent of reflection in practice and learner-centered instruction, Dr. Weismiller is recognized nationally for his work in continuing medical education and faculty development. He serves as Chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians Board Review Express® Course and the Annual Family Medicine Update Course.

Dr. Weismiller is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park holding a BS in Microbiology. He holds a master's degree in epidemiology from Brown University, Providence, RI and an MD from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. He completed his residency training at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville and a fellowship in Maternal-Child Health at Brown University.

He lives with his partner Brian in Las Vegas. He is the proud father of three amazing daughters‐ Hillary, Meredith, and Bronwyn.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
    • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
      • Utilize appropriate diagnostic approaches to evaluate and treat patients across the entire spectrum of CVI
    • Pelvic Phlebology
      • Identify causes and sequelae of CVI unique to the pelvic anatomy female patients
    • PCOS and Androgen Excess
      • Develop a cost-effective thorough plan for assessing PCOS, its sequelae and related conditions
    • Cord Blood: Collection and Applications
      • Differentiate fact vs. fiction in the clinical use of cord blood transplant therapy
    • Autoimmune Disease
      • Recognize signs and symptoms of autoimmune disorders and appreciate sequelae of autoimmune disease in women
    • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
      • Explain reasons for habitual abortion, how to evaluate patients and utilize new treatment strategies
    • Vaginitis Revisited
      • Identify routine as well as challenging causes of vulvar symptoms of burning, itching or pain
    • Ultrasound in OB/GYN
      • Recognize the role that ultrasound plays in an outpatient OB/GYN office
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 This activity has been registered to offer 14 ( Part II) MOC Points in the ABA MOC program.


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.

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
Sat Apr 13 Honolulu, Hawaii
Lectures: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
- 7:00 pm
Sun Apr 14 Kahului, Maui (Overnight)
8:00 am -
Mon Apr 15 Kahului, Maui
Lectures: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
Tue Apr 16 Hilo, Hawaii
Lectures: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
8:00 am 6:00 pm
Wed Apr 17 Kona, Hawaii
Lectures: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:00 am 5:30 pm
Thu Apr 18 Nawiliwili, Kauai
8:00 am -
Thu Apr 18 Cruise Napali Coast
- -
Fri Apr 19 Nawiliwili, Kauai
Lectures: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
- 2:00 pm
Sat Apr 20 Honolulu, Hawaii
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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