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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Current Topics in Cardiology and Emergency Medicine

7-Night Alaska Experience Cruise
Round-trip Seattle, Washington
September 02 - 09, 2022
Royal Caribbean's <em>Ovation of the Seas</em>
Royal Caribbean's Ovation of the Seas
16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
16 ACPE Credits
16 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
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
The topics in Emergency Medicine will clarify when to work up and when to refer to the specialist. This would enable the practitioner to utilize the resources of the hospital or clinic wisely. The Physician or the Advance Practice Provider that attends the course will be able to navigate this conditions with expertise and will facilitate a smooth transition of care.

Knowing that not all attendees will be Emergency Physicians, the topics selected are common and general in nature, for easy understanding, but with severe complications if left untreated or if they go unrecognized by the practitioner. This information will be relevant to all attendees.

Topics and Objectives:
  • BRUE (Brief Resolved Unexplained Event)
    • Define and classify low risk BRUE
  • Foreign Body Aspiration
    • List different types of FB aspiration and how to manage them
  • Foreign Body Ingestion
    • List different types of FB ingestions and how to manage them
  • Hyperemesis Gravidarum
    • Explain how to treat this common condition with home remedies and hospital interventions
  • Pediatric Abdominal Non-Traumatic Emergencies
    • Identify many surgical emergencies in Pediatric patients, how to properly diagnose and treat them
  • Orthopedic Pitfalls Upper Extremities
    • Recognize this orthopedic emergencies, how to interpret the x-rays and how to manage them
  • Orthopedic Pitfalls Lower Extremity
    • Recognize this orthopedic emergencies, how to interpret the x-rays and how to manage them
  • 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.

    Caroline M. Molins, MD MSMEd FACEP FAAEM

    Caroline M. Molins, MD MSMEd FACEP FAAEM
    Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida, College of Medicine (UCF COM), Orlando, FL
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Florida State University, School of Medicine (FSU SOM), Tallahassee, FL
    Curriculum Director/Core Faculty, AdventHealth Emergency Medicine Residency
    Physician, Florida Emergency Physicians of TeamHealth; Florida Hospital Orlando Caroline is a native Floridian, who was born in Miami, Florida. She attended Florida International University, where earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She went to Puerto Rico for medical school, specifically Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine and graduated in June of 2007.

    As for her residency, she stayed in Puerto Rico and attended University of Puerto Rico Emergency Medicine Residency, in Carolina, Puerto Rico. Upon graduation in 2010, she moved to Orlando Florida, where she joined a group that serves AdventHealth East Orlando. Shortly after beginning at AdventHealth, she became the Curriculum Director at the AdventHealth Emergency Medicine Residency.

    Recently in May 2019, she completed her master’s in medical education from Lake Erie College of Medicine. She is an enthusiastic tennis fan, as a local player and enjoys being a spectator at the Miami Open and US Open Championships.

    Mark Eisenberg, MD , MPH, FACC, FAHA

    Dr. Eisenberg is a James McGill Professor of Medicine at McGill University. His responsibilities include teaching medical students, residents and fellows. Moreover, he is a Staff Cardiologist at the Jewish General Hospital, where he is an active Interventional Cardiologist who also performs stress tests, sees patients in clinic, and rounds on the cardiology consultation service. Furthermore, Dr Eisenberg is the Director of the McGill MD-PhD Program, and an Associate Member of the McGill Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, he is the Director of the Cardiovascular Health Services Research Group at the hospital and a Senior Investigator at the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology.

    Dr. Eisenberg completed his MD at the University of Rochester. He then did a residency in Internal Medicine at McGill University, and a Masters of Public Health at Harvard University. Afterwards, he completed a research fellowship in Echocardiography and Epidemiology at the University of California in San Francisco, where he also completed a cardiology fellowship. Dr. Eisenberg did an interventional fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. He obtained a Masters of Management in International Health Leadership from McGill University in 2010.

    Over the course of his career, Dr Eisenberg has published over 300 articles in peer-reviewed journals and participated in several collaborative works. In 2010, he published a book entitled “The Physician Scientist's Career Guide.” He has subsequently published three other books (“Cardiology Board Review and Self-Assessment: A Companion Guide to Hurst’s the Heart” in 2018, “Case Studies in Interventional Cardiology” in 2019, and “The Essential MD-PhD Guide” in 2021). His research interests include primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, health services and outcomes research, smoking cessation, the metabolic syndrome, clinical trials, and meta-analyses. He is also interested in related, broader prevention and public health issues affecting the North American population, such as obesity and patient exposure to radiation from medical therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Over the years, Dr Eisenberg has received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, and the Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec.

    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

    Fri Sep 02 Seattle, Washington
    - 4:00 pm
    Sat Sep 03 *At Sea - Cruising
    - -
    Sun Sep 04 Alaska Inside Passage
    - -
    Sun Sep 04 Juneau, Alaska
    12:00 pm 10:00 pm
    Mon Sep 05 Skagway, Alaska
    7:00 am 5:00 pm
    Tue Sep 06 Sitka, Alaska
    8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Wed Sep 07 *At Sea - Cruising
    - -
    Thu Sep 08 Victoria, British Columbia
    11:00 am 10:00 pm
    Fri Sep 09 Seattle, Washington
    6:00 am -
    *Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.

    Ports of Call

    Seattle, Washington - The Emerald City of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is one of America's most vibrant cities. Stroll its bustling waterfront (including Pike Place Market), visit the Space Needle, and find a great coffee-shop to enjoy in this coffee-loving city (the home of Starbucks). One of America's tech centers (Amazon and Microsoft are both headquartered here), the city is abuzz with the interesting people attracted to the opportunities to be found there. There is more than enough to see and do here to keep you busy for a day or two. If you have a little extra time, Seattle is a great place to visit.

    At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

    Alaska Inside Passage - Winding along the breathtaking coast of Alaska, the Inside Passage offers magnificent views of forested islands, rock-walled fjords and snowcapped mountains. Richly diverse flora and fauna are also on display.

    Skagway, Alaska - The tiny town of Skagway still looks like it did during the Klondike Gold Rush over 100 years ago— and today it remains an outpost for thrilling Alaskan adventure. An old-time street car ride along bustling Broadway Street reveals well-preserved buildings, including the state’s oldest hotel. You can see engraved walrus tusks at the Corrington Museum, or get lost in riveting historical reenactments around town. If outdoor adventure is more your thing, there are plenty of ways to amp up the adrenaline, from sledding with Alaskan Huskies on Laughton Glacier to rafting Lynn Canal, the longest fjord in North America.

    Sitka, Alaska - Sitka truly offers the best of Alaska. Its small-town appeal stems from a unique blend of Russian, Tlingit and American history. Its snow-capped peaks and volcanic Mount Edgecumbe pose among the state’s most postcard-worthy scenes. And its rare wildlife astounds, from Saint Lazaria Island’s orange-beaked puffins to Alaska Maritime Refuge’s 40 million seabirds. This is off-the-path Alaska, where you can kayak Sitka Sound alongside swimming sea otters or fly-fish for the world’s biggest halibut. Whether it’s hiking Baranof Island trails or listening to tribal stories passed down for generations, in Sitka the midnight sun never sets on adventure.

    Victoria, British Columbia - Though Toronto and Vancouver are the more famous Canadian destinations, it’s high time for the sophisticated and beautiful city of Victoria, British Columbia (BC) to have its big moment. The quaint charm and English manners of Victoria will take you back in time to the days of British occupation in the 19th century. Victoria is known as “the garden city” for its lushness and its commitment to keeping the city beautiful. Head to Butchart Garden or Beacon Hill Park to enjoy nature during your time in port.

    Of course, a little history lesson is another must while on a cruise to Victoria, BC. Tour the expertly maintained Craigdarroch Castle and the Parliament Buildings, or stop in the Royal BC Museum, a natural history museum dedicated to the history of human settlement in the region. There’s also the Emily Carr House, a museum dedicated to the life and works of the famous painter, Emily Carr. Victoria exudes an intellectualism where art galleries and afternoon tea await you, but so do long bicycle rides along the seafront. Stylish cafes and restaurants are modernizing the city, all while maintaining its signature look: something straight out of a postcard.

    Non-Americans/Canadians, please Click Here to determine if you'll need a visa to board this cruise, which visits Canada

    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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