Topics in Emergency Medicine,
Wilderness Medicine, and Geriatrics
8-Night Best of Cuba Cruise Conference
Round-trip Miami, Florida
November 7 - 15, 2019
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
4 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs
$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists & Doctors of Pharmacy
$695 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
$495 Nurses, Residents, Students & Others
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
Wilderness Medicine Director
Core Faculty Emergency Medicine Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL
Assistant Professor, Florida International University Medical School, Miami, FL
Laurie has been practicing emergency medicine since 2001. During this time she served in the US Army and deployed in 2005-2006 to the busiest trauma center in Iraq, earning a bronze star while there. Her love for military medicine converted to wilderness medicine when she became a civilian and heads up South Florida Wilderness Medicine.
Her other passion is in training emergency medicine physicians and she is core faculty and clerkship director at a Mount Sinai Medical Center on Miami Beach. Her motto in academic medicine is to uplift and inspire others to be their best to give their best.
Eric G. Tangalos, MD, FACP, AGSF, CMD
Dr. Eric Tangalos is Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He was Chair of Primary Care Internal Medicine from 1997 to 2006. Dr. Tangalos received his undergraduate training from the University of Michigan, is a graduate of the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, and was a resident and fellow in Internal Medicine at Mayo.
He is a past president of the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) and is a fellow and past governor of the American College of Physicians. He is a past director of the American Geriatrics Society and served on their Foundation for Health in Aging. He served eight years on the national board of the Alzheimer's Association and was a member of their executive committee. He is a delegate to the AMA and is the immediate past chair of the AMDA Public Policy Committee.
Dr. Tangalos has been continuously funded with the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center since 1987. He was responsible for the recruitment of volunteers that first defined Mild Cognitive Impairment and was an author on those seminal publications. He currently serves as chair of the Mayo formulary committee responsible for all neurologic and psychiatric drugs. He is an Internist and Geriatrician, teaches on the Mayo campus and lectures both nationally and internationally.
Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.
- Stroke Update
- Identify large vessel occlusion strokes and outline pre-hospital care and emergency care for optimal patient outcome.
- Low Risk Chest Pain Patients
- Define the HEART Score and HEART Pathway and which patients can go home for outpatient workup.
- Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Update
- Are CT scans good enough to rule out SAH or do we still need to LP?
- What about CTA instead?
- What is a traumatic LP?
- How can we tell if traumatic SAH or spontaneous SAH from CT findings?
- Who needs seizure prophylaxis?
- Outline best workup and treatment for these patients.
- The Febrile Infant
- Boston, Rochester, Philadelphia or Step by Step?
- Describe how best to workup the febrile infant.
- Royal Pain in the Back
- Back pain patients can be high risk if they have certain red flags. We will cover those red flags to make sure you have a structured approach to evaluate these patients.
- Wilderness Medicine
- Manage patients outside of our normal environments.
- Learn to expand the our brain box!
- Disaster Medicine
- Unfortunately in our world it is a matter of when, not if.
- Everyone must be prepared for mass casualty events. Describe steps to manage these situations.
- Ophthalmology for Non-Ophthalmologist
- Compile eye complaints and recognize who needs to see ophthalmologist now.
- Drowning Update -NOT USING THIS ONE
- Define new terminology and treatment for the drowning patient.
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 Nov 07||Miami, FL
|Fri Nov 08||Havana, Cuba
||8:00 am||8:00 pm|
|Sat Nov 09||At Sea - Cruising
|Sun Nov 10||Cienfuegos, Cuba
||7:00 am||5:00 pm|
|Mon Nov 11||At Sea - Cruising
|Tue Nov 12||Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
||7:00 am||5:00 pm|
|Wed Nov 13||Labadee, Haiti
||8:00 am||4:00 pm|
|Thu Nov 14||At Sea - Cruising
|Fri Nov 15||Miami, FL
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.