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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Topics in Emergency Medicine and Hospital Medicine

Royal Caribbean's <em>Harmony of the Seas</em>
Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas
7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise
Round-trip Port Canaveral, Florida

August 16 - 23, 2020
14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
14 ACPE Credits
Up to 7 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
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.

Miguel A. Acevedo, MD, FACEP

Miguel A. Acevedo, MD, FACEP
Faculty, Emergency Medicine Residency
AdventHealth, Orlando Florida
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Central Florida, College of Medicine
Assistant Professor
Nova Southeaster School of Medicine Dr. Miguel Acevedo completed his education on the University Of Puerto Rico system. After completing his Residency in San Juan in 1991, he moved to Biloxi, MS to serve in the Air Force as an Emergency Physician and Flight Surgeon. In 1997 he moved to Orlando, FL where he still works for AdventHealth Emergency Department, the busiest ED of the country. Dr. Acevedo has been involved as Faculty on the Emergency Medicine Residency since its inception on 2008, in addition of teaching for the Family Practice, Internal Medicine and Podiatry Residencies.

He has academic appointments with the University of Central Florida College of Medicine and NOVA Southwestern School of Medicine helping hundreds of students on their rotations and mentoring them as they progress in their careers.

Dr. Acevedo has hold innumerable positions in the administration of his group: Florida Emergency Physicians of TH, in the AdventHealth Hospital System and has been involved in the Florida College of Emergency Physicians for more than 20 years, assuming administrative and academic positions.

Brian Markoff, MD

Brian Markoff, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Hospital Medicine
Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine
Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital, New York, NY Dr. Markoff is currently the Chief of Hospital Medicine at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. His interests include Quality Improvement and High-Value Care. He was an undergraduate at the University of California, Berkeley where he received an AB (with distinction) in Biology.

He received his MD from the University of California, San Francisco and went on to residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California, Davis. After his chief year, Dr. Markoff helped start the hospitalist group at the UC Davis Medical Center. He went to the Mount Sinai Medical Center in 2002 and served as the Associate Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine and the Associate Program Director for Quality, Internal Medicine Residency program until May 2016 when he took his current position.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists
Program Purpose / Objectives
  1. BRUE (Brief Resolved Unexplained Event)
    • Define and classify Low Risk BRUE
  2. Foreign Body Aspiration
    • List different types of FB aspiration and how to manage them
  3. Foreign Body Ingestion
    • List different types of FB ingestions and how to manage them
  4. Hyperemesis Gravidarum
    • Explain how to treat this common condition with home remedies and hospital interventions
  5. Pediatric Abdominal Non-Traumatic Emergencies
    • Identify many surgical emergencies, how to properly diagnose and treat them
  6. Orthopedic Pitfalls Upper Extremity
    • Recognize this orthopedic emergencies, how to interpret the x-rays and how to manage them
  7. Orthopedic Pitfalls Lower Extremities
    • Recognize this orthopedic emergencies, how to interpret the x-rays and how to manage them
  8. The Difficult Patient
    • Identify what is a difficult patient and how to approach them in your practice
Additional topics under development
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

Sun Aug 16 Port Canaveral, Florida
- 4:30 pm
Mon Aug 17 Coco Cay, Bahamas
7:00 am 5:00 pm
Tue Aug 18 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Wed Aug 19 Cozumel, Mexico
7:00 am 6:00 pm
Thu Aug 20 Roatan, Honduras
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri Aug 21 Costa Maya, Mexico
7:00 am 3:00 pm
Sat Aug 22 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Aug 23 Port Canaveral, Florida
6:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.

Ports of Call

Port Canaveral, Florida - Port Canaveral lies just 35 miles east of Orlando, along the 72 miles of pristine beaches known as Florida's Space Coast. Besides its close proximity to Orlando's theme parks, you'll find space-age attractions of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, and the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame.

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

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

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.

Roatan, Honduras - Roatan Island, Honduras is an adventure traveler's vacation paradise with its blue skies, clear turquoise water and year-round moderate climate. Go scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming with the dolphins or, ashore, take a canopy tour, ride horses, explore tropical scenery, shop for island crafts, walk the beach and view butterfly and floral gardens.

Costa Maya, Mexico - Exploring the dense tropical vegetation and wide sandy bays of the Costa Maya, it's easy to imagine the days when sacrifice and slavery, rite and ritual were rampant in the Mayan culture. Even today, the countless ruins of temple walls, stairs and secret pathways exude magic and mystery. And when your archaeology lesson is complete, glorious stretches of coral sand may inspire you to build your own empire-of sand castles, of course!

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