Nursing Topics in Women's Health and Obstetrics
7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise
Round-trip Fort Lauderdale, FL
March 24 - 31, 2018
14 Contact Hours
$695 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
$495 Nurses, Residents, Students & Others
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, Marysville Obstetrics and Gynecology, Marysville, OH and the Union County Health Department, Marysville, OH
Staff Nurse, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Former Clinical Instructor, Otterbein College, Westerville, OH
Kim Murphy has over 34 years of nursing experience including 32 years in labor and delivery and 14 years as a women's health nurse practitioner.
She currently fills the role of staff nurse and charge nurse at The Ohio State University, a large Level 3 academic medical center along with being a women's health NP in private practice.
She also is the lead provider in public health for prenatal care and sexual health services in a Title X agency. She has been a leader in education while making multiple speaking presentations on a variety of topics related to obstetrics and women's health. She is a designated instructor for fetal monitoring through AWHONN. She also participates in legal review of malpractice cases.
Heidi M. Shinn, BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM
Staff Nurse (Labor and Delivery), The Ohio State University Hospital,
Prior Adjunct Faculty (Nursing Preceptor), The Columbus State Community College, Columbus, OH
Heidi M.Shinn is a registered Labor & Delivery nurse at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. Ms. Shinn serves on several leadership committees, precepts and serves in the Charge role, assists in revision of departmental Policies & Procedures, and has served as a unit representative for the Sentinel Event Committee. She is certified in both Inpatient Obstetrics and Electronic Fetal Monitoring. She is also an AWHONN designated EFM instructor for both Intermediate and Advanced classes. Ms. Shinn has been reviewing Medico-legal matters and testifying as a standard of care/Expert witness for seven years and has lectured to attorneys and nurses on the topics of fetal monitoring interpretation and nursing issues. Ms. Shinn has served as a community nursing instructor for the Columbus State Community College in Columbus, Ohio.
Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.
- The Annual Exam
- Summarize the well women exam through every developmental stage, including new PAP guidelines .
- Contraception Updates
- Review contraception side effects and employ strategies to improve compliance .
- Sexually Transmitted Disease Updated
- Discuss updated CDC guidelines for treatment of STIs and vaginitis.
- Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
- Analyze the different presentations of abnormal uterine bleeding to formulate a plan of care individualized to the patientís needs.
- Female Urinary Incontinence
- Identify patients with stress, urge and mixed incontinence and formulate a treatment plan
- Prenatal care updates
- Discuss up to date prenatal care guidelines and ways to improve outcomes for mothers and babies
- List current indications and options for menopausal management
- Breast lumps and follow-up
- Vaginal discharge
- Gestational diabetes
- Hypertension in pregnancy
- Fetal monitoring
- Legal issues in obstetrics and women's health
- Collaborative care issues
- Post-partum hemorrhage
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.
Nurse Practitioners: can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as needed.
Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.
Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.
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.
Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) .
US or Canadian Family Physicians: Please let us know if you require AAFP Prescribed Credits.
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 Mar 24||Fort Lauderdale, Florida
|Sun Mar 25||At Sea
Lectures: 8:00am ‐ 12 Noon
|Mon Mar 26||At Sea
|Tue Mar 27||Philipsburg, St.Maarten
||8:00 am||5:00 pm|
|Wed Mar 28||San Juan, Puerto Rico
||7:00 am||2:00 pm|
|Thu Mar 29||Labadee, Haiti
||9:30 am||6:00 pm|
|Fri Mar 30||At Sea
Lectures: 8:00am ‐ 12 Noon
|Sat Mar 31||Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.