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Selected Topics in Neurology: 2019 Update

Celebrity's Beautiful Celebrity Equinox
Celebrity Equinox

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Miami, Florida
April 20 - 27, 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

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.
Kimberly B. Mulcahy, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP
Clinical Associate Professor
The State University of New York at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
D'Youville College School of Pharmacy
Clinical Pharmacist New York State Office of Mental Health, Buffalo NY

Dr. Mulcahy is a graduate from the University of New England College of Pharmacy where she received her doctorate in pharmacy. She completed a PGY1 in Pharmacy Practice and PGY2 in Psychiatric Pharmacy at the Buffalo Psychiatric Center and University at Buffalo. She served as the chief resident during her PGY2 year.

Dr. Mulcahy is a Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and Board-Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist. She also holds certifications in pain management, medication therapy management (MTM), and naloxone administration and education certified.

Dr. Mulcahy is currently a psychiatric clinical pharmacist at the Buffalo Psychiatric Center with the State of New York's Office of Mental Health (NYS-OMH). She is the first pharmacist in the state of New York to work on an Assertive Community Treatment team with OMH - assisting in the psychiatric pharmacotherapy, monitoring, and education of patients in the community living with serious mental illness. She also is a clinical assistant faculty member at SUNY Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences with a focus on psychiatry and neurology.

Dr. Mulcahy is a preceptor for SUNY Buffalo and D'Youville College pharmacy interns and oversees various research projects with graduate students, primarily focusing on medication safety, adverse drug reactions, and exacerbations of psychiatric conditions from polypharmacy. She has authored and co-authored numerous original research articles in peer reviewed journals and has completed various professional research poster presentations for national pharmacy organizations based on her research projects.

Kavita Kalidas, MD
Department of Neurology
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
Tampa, Florida.

Dr. Kalidas received her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine. She completed her Neurology residency and Headache Medicine fellowship at the University of South Florida. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of South Florida. The focus of her practice is headache and pain medicine. Dr Kalidas's special interests are facial pain, trigeminal neuralgia, chronic migraine, cluster headaches and the role of neurostimulation in the management of headache disorders.

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.

Target Audience
Family Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
  1. Pain
    • 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Sleep disorders
    • Diagnosing sleep disorders and current guidelines for intervention
    • Medication overview for sleep medications
  4. Epilepsy:
    • Managing epilepsy
    • Neurologic side effects of commonly prescribed anticonvulsant medications
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.

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 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
Sat Apr 20 Miami, Florida
- 3:30 pm
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
7:00 am -
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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