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Emergency Medicine Co-Provided with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

7-Night
Round-trip Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
July 18 - 25, 2018
Royal Caribbean's <em>Harmony of the Seas</em>
Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas

Target Audience
Nurses, Nurse PractitionersNurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
This seminar should be of interest to a wide variety of practitioners, including emergency physicians, family practitioners, internists and those who manage patients in emergency situations.

The scientific program should also be of interest to Nurse Practioners, PAs, and Nurses.

Objectives: To provide an update and review of emergency medicine topics for physicians caring for patients with acute emergencies. Emphasis will be placed on clinical decision-making and the role of new, diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to emergency care, as well as, clinical diagnosis and management of the acutely ill patient. Upon completion of this seminar, participants should be able to: manage difficult airway problems; utilize various airway techniques for airway management; use the latest techniques for diagnosing myocardial ischemia and infarction; utilize the most current resuscitation modalities with cardiac arrest, perform appropriate workup and management for patients with shortness of breath related to pulmonary embolisms and pneumonias.

Participants will be able to use the pneumonia severity index as a tool to manage community acquired pneumonia and identify those patients most at risk vs. those that can be discharged.

Also, participants should be able to describe toxidromes by identifying clinical signs and symptoms that help diagnose toxicological emergencies and review what is new in toxicology management; manage and recognize emerging severe skin infections and toxic shock syndromes.

Participants will also be informed and prepared to deal with new emerging infectious diseases and environmental injuries. Also, participants will be able to apply the latest recommendations of the American Heart Association regarding Advanced Cardiac Life Support in any practice setting. For those who teach medicine, you will be able to employ the teaching techniques that are associated with measurable outcomes.


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.
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.
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

Harold Goforth, MD

Harold Goforth, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Staff Physician, Cleveland Clinic
Section of Headache and Facial Pain Medicine

Dr. Harold Goforth is a member of the Center for Neurological Restoration at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. He has been a member of the Cleveland Clinic Medical Staff since August 2012. He worked previously in the Section of Palliative Medicine in the Department of Hematology/Oncology. 

Frederick M. Schiavone, MD, FACEP

Frederick M. Schiavone, MD, FACEP
 Vice Dean for Graduate Medical Education School of Medicine; Designated Institutional Official (DIO), Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Dr. Schiavone is a Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Schiavone received his medical degree from the University of Bologna, Italy. He served as the Residency Program Director and Director of Medical Education in the Department of Emergency Medicine and is currently the Vice Dean for Graduate Medical Education in the School of Medicine at Stony Brook. Dr. Schiavone trained at the State University of New York at Downstate in Internal Medicine and then further trained in Emergency Medicine at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center. He is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine. 

He served as the Associate Dean for both Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education for eight years where he was involved in competency based education and outcome measures that dealt with making the transition from medical student to resident. His role as Vice Dean for Graduate Medical Education encompasses the oversight of all the accredited and unaccredited residency training programs at Stony Brook University Hospital and School of Medicine. He is the Designated Institutional Official (DIO) for Graduate Medical Education for the Stony Brook University Hospital system. This position also involves curriculum design and evaluation, and implementation of competency outcome measures to evaluate the quality of medical education from the first to the last year of resident/fellowship training. 

He is a graduate of the Harvard Macy Leadership Program as well as the Graduate Medical Education Leadership Development Program, sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges. He received the medical education grant, Enhancing Education Clinical Transaction, co-sponsored by the AAMC and the New York Academy of Medicine. He has published in several emergency medicine handbooks and chapters in textbooks.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

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
Wed Jul 18 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
- 4:30 pm
Thu Jul 19 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Fri Jul 20 Labadee, Haiti
8:00 am 4:30 pm
Sat Jul 21 Falmouth, Jamaica
10:00 am 7:00 pm
Sun Jul 22 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Mon Jul 23 Cozumel, Mexico
8:00 am 7:00 pm
Tue Jul 24 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Wed Jul 25 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
6:15 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Adventure

Ports of Call

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - There is an abundance of things to see and do in the Ft. Lauderdale area: visit the newly redesigned Ft. Lauderdale Beach and cafes, stroll the historic Riverwalk, shop the luxurious stores on Las Olas Boulevard or adventure to the Everglades for an intriguing air boat excursion.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Labadee, Haiti - This tropical paradise, reserved exclusively for Royal Caribbean guests, features pristine beaches, walking trails and breathtaking vistas. Labadee is the perfect setting for parasailing, wave runners and the kayak tour, all available on your own private island.

Falmouth, Jamaica - Step off the ship and step back in time. You might not think so at first glance but little Falmouth was an economic and shipping powerhouse and center for dramatic social change during the English Colonial Period. Founded and named Martha Brae Point in 1769 by local English planter, Thomas Reid, Falmouth became the transshipment hub for the sugar plantations covering the hills of the North Coast of Jamaica. Edward Barrett, a wealthy English planter, strongly influenced the early development of Falmouth. From the wharfs of Falmouth, sugar, molasses, rum and coffee were sent to England while ships carrying African slaves and all the necessities of 18th century colonial life dropped anchor in the bustling port town. You'll return with sun kissed skin, timeless memories as well as interesting historical tidbits to share with friends, like this one: Falmouth received piped water before New York City.

Cozumel, Mexico - The Conquistadors first saw Mexico from the shores of Cozumel while searching for gold. Today, visitors to the island continue to seek out gold and silver jewelry in the shops of San Miguel while having a great time in its many local bars and restaurants. Plus, the waters around Cozumel's sheltered coral reefs make this one of the best snorkeling areas in the world.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

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.
SHORE EXCURSIONS
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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