Family Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Healthcare Communications
9-Night Greek Isles Cruise
Round-trip Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
October 03 - 12, 2019
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
$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.
Director Communication Skills Program
Vice Chair, Global Listening Centre
Deputy National Representative of the International Association for Communication in Healthcare for the US for 2018-2020
Master Trainer Institute of Healthcare Communications
Assistant Professor of Medicine University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Dr. Monica Broome is a world famous personality and is an international speaker for medicine, law, and business. Her interest is the neuroscience of communication and Listening. She is the CEO of Arete Medical Enterprise and the Director of the Communication Skills Program for University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The scope of this program includes the undergraduate, graduate, and faculty development levels.
Dr. Broome, formerly Dr. Harris, is an alumnus of the University Of Miami School Of Medicine. Her specialty is Internal Medicine for which she has received recognition and accolades from colleagues and patients, including a service award from the State of Virginia Department of Disabled American Veterans. She was the Founder and former Medical Director of the Women's Veterans Comprehensive Health Program, in Hampton Virginia. Dr. Broome was selected as one of the representatives from the state of Florida to participate in a National Summit on Women's Veterans Health Issues at the White House which resulted in a position paper for Congress. To continue her interest in promoting women's health, Dr. Broome currently serves on the Institute for Women's Health Education/Academic Training Subcommittee at the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine. In 2016 she was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the American Medical Women's Association. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the American Academy of Communication in Healthcare.
Dr. Broome completed a three-year fellowship in Medical Education at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. During her fellowship, she participated in programs in healthcare communication at the Macy Institute. She is an educational director and master trainer for the Institute for Healthcare Communication. Her scholarly work includes presentations and workshops nationally for the Association of American Medical Colleges, Society of General Internal Medicine, Southern Group on Educational Affairs, and MGMA Medical Group Management Association. Her international presentations include the International Conference on Communication in Health Care and the International Academy of Law and Mental Health. She serves on the American College of Physicians Legislative Action Program for Health Care Reform, the Editorial Board of Medical Encounter, the Advisory Board for Florida International University Graduate School of Business Healthcare MBA program, and the test writing committee of the National Board of Medical Examiners for the United States Medical Licensing Examination.
Dr. Broome chaired the Committee on Communication and technology for the 2006 American Academy on Communication in Healthcare Annual Research and Teaching Forum and co-chaired the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare held in the USA in Miami, October 2009. In 2014, the European Association on Communication in Healthcare elected her to be Deputy National Representative for the United States. She was re-elected in 2016.
Dr. Broome serves on the Global Advisory Council of the International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence, and was named Vice Chair of the Global Listening Centre in 2018.
George D. Harris, MD, MS
West Virginia University Eastern Division School of Medicine
Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine
Medical Director‐University Healthcare Physicians
Dr. Harris received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine in 1982 and completed a three-year residency in the Department of Family Medicine through the University of Florida and Jacksonville Health Education Program in 1985. He was in solo medical practice for 12 years prior to entering academic medicine for the past 21 years.
Presently, he has dual roles at West Virginia University Eastern Campus, Professor and Chair, of in the Department of Family Medicine and the Medical Director, of University Healthcare Physicians (UHP)-Primary Care Division. He is a member of the UHP Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Committee, and UHP Strategic Planning Committee.
Dr. Harris has lectured at national, state, and local meetings since 1997 on various topics in sports medicine, exercise testing, diabetes, women's health topics and cardiovascular disease.
He has been active at the state and national level for the specialty of family medicine. He served on multiple committees for the Florida Academy of Family Physicians (FAFP), before serving two terms on their Board of Directors and the officer level, becoming President of FAFP in 2000. He was the first recipient of the FAFP Young Leader Award. He also served on the Missouri Board of Family Physicians during his time in Missouri.
He was awarded an honorary member of the Mortar Board National Honor Society in 2012. He was named to "Kansas City Super Doctors" for 2007-2013. He was listed in the Consumers' Research Council of America "Guide to America's Top Family Doctors" for 2006.
Dr. Harris was appointed to the Society of Teachers for Family Medicine (STFM) National Clerkship Curriculum Editorial Board and served for four years. He is a member of the National Board of Medical Examiners Family Medicine Task Force and is an AMSSM Fellowship In-training Item Exam Writer.
He was a member of The Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD) of the Health Resources and Services Administration; appointed by Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services. Dr. Harris was appointed by previous Florida governor, Jeb Bush to the State of Florida Medicaid Pharmacy and Therapeutics Commission.
Dr. Harris a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, and a member of the West Virginia Academy of Family Physicians. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine and has his subspecialty Certification of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine.
Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.
- Communication Skills Update
- Describe new communication tools used when interviewing patients
- Advanced Communication topics
- Identify specific complex communication issues
- Motivational Interviewing
- Demonstrate communication techniques used in motivational interviewing
- Advanced Care Planning and End of Life conversations
- Describe the differences in ACP & EOL Explain ACP & EOL to patients and families
- Communication tools for Leaders
- Manage specific work place performance issues
- Navigating Difficult Conversations
- Identify early signs of distress
- Apply communication tools to manage conversations when they become difficult
- The Neuroscience of Anger and the Angry Encounter
- Describe new concepts in the neuroscience of anger
- Demonstrate the use of a communication tool to mitigate anger in oneself and others
- I'm OK, You're OK...Wellness of the Young Adult
- How Low Can You Go?...The Ketogenic Diet
- Diabetes Management in the Adolescent and Adult Athlete
- Diabetes Management in the Aging Adult
- Why is my shoulder so painful?
- Is it a back, groin or hip problem, doc?
- My Painful Knee...why does it hurt?
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.
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.
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|
|Thu Oct 03||Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
|Fri Oct 04||At Sea - Cruising
|Sat Oct 05||Chania (Souda), Crete, Greece
||11:00 am||8:00 pm|
|Sun Oct 06||Mykonos, Greece
||7:00 am||7:00 pm|
|Mon Oct 07||Rhodes, Greece
||7:00 am||5:00 pm|
|Tue Oct 08||Santorini, Greece
||7:00 am||6:00 pm|
|Wed Oct 09||Athens (Piraeus), Greece
||6:00 am||6:00 pm|
|Thu Oct 10||At Sea - Cruising
|Fri Oct 11||Naples (Pompeii/Salerno/Capri), Italy
||7:00 am||6:00 pm|
|Sat Oct 12||Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.