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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Pediatric Sports Medicine and Pediatric Gastroenterology

Royal Caribbean's <em>Symphony of the Seas</em>
Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas
7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise
Round-trip Miami, Florida

July 11 - 18, 2020
14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
14 ACPE Credits
14.0 MOC (Part II) points in the American Board of Pediatrics' (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
1 Hour of Pharmacology for NPs
14.0 Contact Hours

Course Fees:

$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy, & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants
$695 for Nurse Practitioners
$495 for Nurses, Residents, Students & Others

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

Michael J. Wilsey, Jr., MD, FAAP

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition of Florida
Vice-Chair, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and
Vice-Chief of the Medical Staff
Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital
St. Petersburg, FL Dr. Wilsey is Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and former Associate Program Director of the Pediatric Residency Training Program at the University of South Florida (USF) Morsani College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics in Tampa, Florida. He graduated from the University of Miami School of Medicine and completed residency training in Pediatrics and fellowship training in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Texas Children's Hospital and the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He currently serves as the Vice Chief of the medical staff and the Vice-chairman of the Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital (JHACH) in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Dr. Wilsey is the Past-President of the Hillsborough County Pediatric Society as well as the former Florida Region V Representative of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). He has served on the Endoscopy and Procedures Committee and the Clinical Practice Committee for the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN), and is a member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). Dr. Wilsey has been recognized and has won teaching awards for outstanding medical education, and is the clerkship coordinator and core faculty member for pediatric residents at both USF and JHACH residency programs. His current clinical and research interests include advanced therapeutic endoscopy (including ERCP), clinical and nutritional outcomes of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostostomy (PEG) placement in children, as well as hepatobiliary and eosinophilic disorders. He has published on a wide variety of pediatric gastroenterology and endoscopy topics.

Dr. Wilsey lives in Tampa, Florida with his beautiful wife and three teenage children. He enjoys reading, running, swimming, watching college and professional sports, and spending quality time with friends and family.

P. Patrick Mularoni, MD, FAAP, FACEP, CAQ SM

Dr. Mularoni is a Pediatrician who splits his clinical time between Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Sports Medicine. He is a graduate of the Lyman Briggs College at Michigan State University and the American University of the Caribbean.

Dr. Mularoni completed his Pediatric Residency at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan. His first Fellowship was in Pediatric Emergency Medicine through Emory University in Atlanta. Dr. Mularoni has been practicing Pediatric Emergency Medicine at All Childrens Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine since 2007. He completed his second fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine through Bayfront Health in 2014. 

While at Emory University, Dr. Mularoni completed research on procedural pain reduction in the emergency setting and was awarded the American Academy of Pediatrics Willis Wingert award for best fellow research. He has continued conducting research at All Childrens looking at best practice for procedural sedation in reduction of Pediatric forearm fractures and his current research interests include concussion management, diagnosis and prognosis in patients with mild traumatic brain injuries and predictors of overuse injuries in youth athletics. He is the founder and medical director of the Primary Care Sports Medicine division at All Childrens Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine. He also serves as the chairman of the Medical Emergency Committee at All Children's Hospital. He has worked with Sarasota, Hillsborough and Pinellas County school systems to create a uniform return to learning protocol following concussion. 

Dr. Mularoni authored the article on pediatric athlete concussion diagnosis and management for Family Practice Essentials. He has also written articles geared towards Physicians and the families of athletes highlighting the risks associated with early specialization and the overuse injuries this practice creates. Dr. Mularoni lectures locally and internationally on Pediatric Emergency and Sports related topics and is a regular contributor to Fox television's Good Day show. 

Dr. Mularoni lives in St. Petersburg, Florida with his wife Kim who is also a Pediatrician and their three young children. During free time he enjoys travel, watching Michigan State sports, skiing, and competing in triathlon, running and stand-up paddle board races.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, PharmacistsPediatricians
Program Purpose / Objectives
Pediatric Sports Medicine:
This lecture series will focus on commonly seen Pediatric injuries that may be encountered by any provider who cares for children. Topics range from taking a sports physical to the management of common injuries experienced by children. In addition we will discuss supplements taken by many athletes and there will also be a lecture regarding marine injuries given the location of our classroom.

Pediatric Gastroenterology:
The purpose of our lectures during this CME conference is to present a wide range and variety of important information in the field of pediatric gastroenterology in a concise and complete format. Topics pertaining to childrenís health care include the application of the current guidelines for the management and treatment of GERD and constipation in the pediatric population; a review of the recognizable signs and symptoms of celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease in children; a discussion of the literature and indications for probiotic use in pediatrics; and an overview of the approach to evaluating children and adolescents with elevated liver enzymes and with eating disorders.

Our goal during this CME conference is to present the latest and most up-to-date information possible to health care providers in a highly engaging, entertaining, and interactive manner to promote high quality health care team performance and outcomes. Topics:
  1. What's new with Pediatric Concussion?
    • Upon completion of this course learners should be able to discuss the newest advances in concussion management
  2. Pediatric Water Safety: Get In If You Dare
    • Upon completion of this course learners should be able to discuss the dangers related to water and the current recommendations for Pediatric safety.
  3. Sports Supplementation From Use Through Abuse
    • Upon completion of this course learners should be able to explain the current climate and negative effects of doping in sport.
  4. Pediatric Sports History with Cases
    • Upon completion of this course learners should be perform more accurate history taking when seeing Pediatric athletes.
  5. Pediatric Hip Pain
    • Upon completion of this course learner's should be able to describe the common Pelvic injury patterns in youth athletes.
  6. Pediatric Upper Extremity injuries
    • Upon completion of this course learner' should be able to describe the common upper extremity injury patterns in youth athletes.
  7. The Athletes Foot
    • Upon completion of this course learnerís should be able to describe the common lower extremity injury patterns in youth athletes.
  8. Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux
    • Identify signs & symptoms of GERD in children.
  9. Celiac Disease, Gluten Intolerance & Wheat Allergy
    • Identify & treat celiac disease in the pediatric population.
  10. Probiotics
    • Discuss the indications for probiotic therapy in children.
  11. Adolescent Eating Disorders
    • Recognize children and adolescents at risk eating disorders
  12. Constipation & Infant Dyschezia
    • Differentiate between neonatal constipation and infant dyschezia.
  13. Liver Enzyme Evaluation
    • Understand & interpret the significance of elevated liver enzymes
  14. Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Recognize the presenting sign & symptoms of children with inflammatory bowel disease.
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.
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 Jul 11 Miami, Florida
- 4:30 pm
Sun Jul 12 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Mon Jul 13 Labadee, Haiti
7:00 am 3:00 pm
Tue Jul 14 San Juan, Puerto Rico
12:00 pm 10:00 pm
Wed Jul 15 Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Thu Jul 16 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Fri Jul 17 Coco Cay, Bahamas
10:00 am 7:00 pm
Sat Jul 18 Miami, Florida
6:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Eastern Caribbean

Ports of Call

Miami, Florida - South Florida's exciting, international city is much more than the gateway to Latin America, it's one of the world's most popular vacation destinations. Before departing from Miami, enjoy a tour that will highlight this "Magic City." Board an airboat and explore the wild Everglades‚Äźbe ready to see gators. Experience the one-of-a-kind art deco district in South Beach. Discover a cuisine and culture that fits perfectly with your South American adventure.

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.

San Juan, Puerto Rico - In days of yore, the waters near Puerto Rico teemed with pirate ships commanded by the likes of Sir Francis Drake. Aye, they are long gone, but in their wake they have left an island of national treasures: La Casa Blanca, built in 1501 for the island's first governor, Ponce de Leon; the cobblestone streets of Old San Juan; the tropical rain forests of El Yunque.  

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. - Named after a Danish Queen, Charlotte Amalie has one of the most breathtaking deepwater harbors in the world. The key sights of Charlotte Amalie are located within the town centre, making it easy to combine sightseeing with St. Thomas’ fantastic shopping opportunities. Eighteenth century architecture provides the perfect backdrop for walking tours and shopping here in the "Duty Free Capital of the World." For a dose of history, visit Emancipation Park, the American-Caribbean History Museum, or Bluebeard the pirate's castle at Magen’s Bay. If tropical bliss is what you're after, head to any of Charlotte Amalie’s pristine beaches, where the warm water, white sands and palm trees will lull you into deep relaxation!

Coco Cay, Bahamas - Located in the middle of the Caribbean's bright blue water lies the secluded island of CocoCay. With its white-sand beaches and spectacular surroundings, CocoCay is a wonderland of adventure. Reserved exclusively for Royal Caribbean guests, this tropical paradise has recently been updated with new aquatic facilities, nature trails and a ton of great places to just sit back, relax and enjoy a tropical drink.

PERFECT DAY COCOCAY

Perfect Day Cococay

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.
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