Selected Topics in Neurology: 2019 Update
7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise ConferenceRound-trip Miami, Florida
April 20 - 27, 2019
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
$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.
Clinical Associate Professor
The State University of New York at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Clinical Assistant Professor
University at Buffalo School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
D'Youville College School of Pharmacy
University of Florida College of Pharmacy
Clinical Pharmacist and Pharmacy Practice Residency Program Director
New York State Office of Mental Health
Buffalo, New York
Dr. Tammie Lee Demler received her Doctor of Pharmacy, Master of Business Administration, and Bachelor of Science degrees at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo.
Dr. Demler is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist and is currently the Director of Pharmacy Services and Pharmacy residency training at the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) at the Buffalo Psychiatric Center.
She holds numerous academic appointments, including Clinical Associate Professor for SUNY Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Clinical Assistant Professor at SUNY School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, D'Youville College School of Pharmacy, University of Florida School of Pharmacy, and Clinical Instructor for the Erie County Community College Pharmacy Technician Certification Program.
Dr. Demler collaborates with both the National Association of the Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) and the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS) to develop board examinations that establish the minimum competencies expected for new practitioners for practice in an ever changing clinical environment. Prior to embarking on her academic and institutional career, Dr. Demler's clinical practice focused on ambulatory care in community pharmacy.
Dr. Demler has authored and co-authored numerous original research articles and expert reviews for print media. She is a regular contributor to U.S. Pharmacist and reviewer for Pharmacist's Letter.
Prior to launching Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice, Dr. Demler authored a chapter on insomnia in the American College of Clinical Pharmacy's (ACCP's) Ambulatory Care Self-Assessment. She also has provided expert pharmacotherapeutic consultation for other books such as the Side Effects of Drugs: Annual Volume 36 and Clinical Consult to Psychiatric Nursing for Advanced Practice . She has presented medication continuing education programs internationally and nationally, and is an Academic Educator for the New York State Medicaid Prescriber Education program sponsored by the New York Department of Health.
Dr. Demler served as President of both the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York and the Pharmacists Association of Western New York. Dr. Demler is also a local media personality, hosting her own weekly TV talk show as well as a weekly community affairs radio segment. She has won a number of prestigious national, state, and local awards acknowledging both her professional and community-based contributions.
Kavita Kalidas, MD
Department of Neurology
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
Dr Kalidas's clinical research includes management of multiple sclerosis related chronic pain such as peripheral neuropathy and chronic headaches. She is currently working closely with the University of South Florida Concussion Center to manage post concussive headaches and is particularly interested in the role of neurostimulation for post traumatic headache. She has experience managing a chronic pain program with an interdisciplinary team including biofeedback therapy, physical therapy and psychology.
Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.
- Developing a plan to address PAIN: addressing headache, facial pain, chronic pain with a focus on non-opiate interventions
- Medications used in the management of pain
- General overview - Safety, Black Box Warnings, and Risks (i.e., cardiovascular risks with NSAIDS, when daily aspirin is appropriate for primary prevention, and reducing unnecessary use)
- Opiates and FDA prescribing alerts with benzodiazepines.
- Movement Disorders
- Movement disorders: diagnosing and managing
- Parkinson's Disease medication overview; new antipsychotics used to treat PD psychosis; medication induced movement disorders and antipsychotic drug update.
- Sleep disorders
- Diagnosing sleep disorders and current guidelines for intervention
- Medication overview for sleep medications
- Managing epilepsy
- Neurologic side effects of commonly prescribed anticonvulsant medications
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.
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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.
|DATE||PORT OF CALL||ARRIVE||DEPART|
|Sat Apr 20||Miami, Florida
|Sun Apr 21||Key West, Florida
||7:00 am||5:00 pm|
|Mon Apr 22||At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 8:00am - 12 Noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
|Tue Apr 23||Puerto Costa Maya, Mexico
||8:00 am||5:00 pm|
|Wed Apr 24||Cozumel, Mexico
||7:00 am||4:00 pm|
|Thu Apr 25||George Town, Cayman Islands
||10:00 am||6:00 pm|
|Fri Apr 26||At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 8:00am - 12 Noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
|Sat Apr 27||Miami, Florida
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.