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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Sensitive Topics in Women's Health: Sexuality, Menopause, and Mental Health

7-Night Mexican Riviera Cruise
Round-trip San Diego, California
February 20 - 27, 2022
Holland America's <em> Koningsdam</em>
Holland America's Koningsdam
16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
16 ACPE Credits
16.0 Contact Hours
Course Fees
$995 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy, & Dentists
$750 for Physician Assistants
$595 for Nurses, Residents, Students & Others

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists
Program Purpose / Objectives

After completing the course, participants will be familiar with common issues in women's health. They will also have new skills and strategies for improving clinical and interpersonal communication skills and team building.

  1. Medical Advice for Travelers
    • Review general recommendations for Travelerís health
    • Learn how to access the CDC site for up to date recommendations for vaccines
    • Review common travel related illnesses.
  2. Travel Advice in the Time of COVID
    • Review current restrictions and recommendations for travelers relative to COVID-19
    • Identify unique travel risks associated with COVID-19
  3. Migraine headaches: Women are Different
    • List International Headache Societyís classification of headaches
    • Determine appropriate lifestyle and medication treatment for migraine headaches with emphasis in the care in women
  4. Cardiovascular Disease-Women are Different
    • Recognize the scope and impact of cardiovascular disease in women
    • Analyze and understand differences in diagnosis, testing and treatment
  5. Nutrition- Whatís New?
    • Review basic nutrition principles
    • Compare traditional and popular diets
    • Recognize the impact of nutrition on health and medical problems
  6. Mental Health Issues- Women are Different
    • Review the most common mental health issues in women including anxiety, depression, and bipolar illness as documented in the DSM-V
    • Discuss reasons for mental health risk in women
  7. The Difficult Patient Encounter- Successful Navigation
    • Discuss common situations that create difficult encounters
    • Demonstrate strategies and ability to prevent, avoid and navigate difficult encounters
  8. Connecting Team Members to Joy, Gratitude and Appreciation
    • Recognize skills to allow team members to communicate with excellence
    • Establish a plan to create appreciation and gratitude in your workplaceHelp your team members to experience joy in their work and life.
  9. Selected Womenís Gyn Health Concerns in the Office Setting
    • Review common womenís health problems encountered in the office setting
    • Diagnose and manage common gynecological problems in the office
  10. Adolescent Care- Making an Impact
    • Review Stages of Adolescence and Developmental tasks
    • Review Adolescent preventive care and Immunizations
    • Discuss common adolescent issues and challenges
  11. Sexuality Issues
    • Review selected sexuality concerns at different stages of life
    • Understand sexual dysfunction and selected strategies
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.
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

Sandra L. Argenio, MD

Sandra L. Argenio, MD
Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Emeritus Staff Member
Faculty Physician and Consultant, Institute for Healthcare Excellence, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Member of the Florida Academy of Family Physicians Continuous Professional Development/ CME Committee 
Past President of the FAFP Dr. Sandra Argenio served as a Consultant in the Department of Family Medicine at Mayo Clinic Florida and Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Mayo Medical School. She joined Mayo Clinic in 1992 and continues as an Emeritus member of the Family Medicine Department.

Dr. Argenio has nurtured new generations of doctors, was instrumental in the development of the Family Medicine Residency at Mayo Clinic Florida and served as the program’s first residency director. She has trained and mentored over 150 family medicine residents.

Dr. Argenio served as the President of the Florida Academy of Family Physicians in 2005 and has been active on many committees of the FAFP and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

She has been active in CME program planning at Mayo Clinic and the Florida Academy of Family Physicians, conducting Maintenance of Certification Workshop sessions on multiple topics for over 1,100 participants at FAFP meetings.

Dr. Argenio had a leading role in establishing communication training at Mayo Clinic starting in 2005. She was Chair of the Mayo Clinic Florida Communication Faculty.

She developed coursework for faculty and trainees at Mayo Clinic, including Longitudinal Research in Academic Medicine, Family Medicine Residency, Scottsdale, Arizona; and Team Communication, Strengthening the Cornerstone of Teamwork at Mayo Clinic’s three campuses. She also served on the Florida Governor’s Physician Workforce Advisory Board.

Dr. Argenio was awarded the Exemplary Teacher Award by FAFP in 2000. She also received the Outstanding Florida Family Medicine Education Award by FAFP in 2000, and the Mayo Distinguished Educator Award in 2003. She was listed as one of Jacksonville’s Best Doctors by Jacksonville Magazine from 2000 to 2014. She has published on the topics of presence, reflective listening and communicating effectively with female patients.

In her current work, she has collaborated in designing curricula and delivering programs at multiple hospitals, hospice organizations, and veterans administration and military healthcare organizations.

Dr. Argenio is a graduate of Wilkes College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Hahnemann Medical University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania in 1982. She resides in Ormond Beach, Florida, with her husband Tom Sperrazza and daughter Jessie.

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.

Cruise Itinerary

DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Sun Feb 20 San Diego, California
- 4:00 pm
Mon Feb 21 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Tue Feb 22 Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
11:00 am 7:00 pm
Wed Feb 23 Mazatlan, Mexico
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thu Feb 24 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
8:00 am 9:00 pm
Fri Feb 25 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sat Feb 26 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Feb 27 San Diego, California
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.

Ports of Call

San Diego, California - Sunshine and fun are business as usual in San Diego. Walk on Coronado Island's sandy beach, take in the elegant streetscapes of the historic district, have a wild time at the famous San Diego Zoo or a whale of a good time at Sea World.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - This sleepy fishing village turned celebrity vacation haven is known for its snorkeling, coral reefs galore, and a nightlife that rivals the biggest party destinations in the world. Located at the southern end of California’s Baja Peninsula, Cabo San Lucas is growing in popularity, attracting everyone from Hollywood stars to nature lovers with its tropical ease and natural beauty. Fishing enthusiasts are encouraged to bring their catch of the day to local restaurants, who will grill your fish onsite for you. On a Panama Canal cruise, a stop in Cabo San Lucas isn’t complete without a margarita or a wildly-popular local tequila tasting.

While on your Cabo cruise, don’t miss iconic sites like El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, where tourists flock to catch the sunset glittering off the massive arch-shaped rock formation. Snorkel and see the coral reefs along the Sea of Cortez, or do nothing but sunbathe at Lover’s Beach. When you need a slower day away from the incredible beaches and nightlife of Cabo San Lucas, head north for a day trip to the Todos Santos for art galleries, sleepy cafes, and a relaxed vibe.

Mazatlan, Mexico - If you're ready to experience some of the finest sailing and sport fishing available, then you're ready for Mazatlan. This is an exquisite seaside resort by anyone's standards. Of course, you don't have to partake in world-class water sports to enjoy Mazatlan. You can relax on one of its soft-sand beaches caressed by trade winds that are even softer. Or shop for silver jewelry and Mexican crafts in the shops of "The Golden Zone", where you can also celebrate your purchases at one of the area's lively cantinas.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - Puerto Vallarta has all the amenities of a classic beach resort ‐ surf, sand and sun‐ but it also offers so much more. Perfect for honeymooners, families and seniors alike, Puerto Vallarta offers sport fishing, golfing, horseback riding, hiking and whale watching. Boasting mountains, jungles, beaches, rivers, and waterfalls, this port is completely different from any other destination in Mexico. Puerto Vallarta is a modern destination that remains loyal to its traditional Mexican roots. And that's just scratching the surface.

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