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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Primary Care Update 2021 Las Vegas

Westgate Las Vegas CME Resort Conference

3-Night Westgate Las Vegas Resort CME Meeting
from Las Vegas, Nevada to June 09 - 12, 2021
<em>Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino</em>
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
15 ACPE Credits
15.0 Contact Hours
Course Fees
In Person Conference Registration:
3 Day Fee: $675
2 Day Fee: $575
1 Day Fee: $475
Conference Surcharge if not staying on site at hotel: $50.00 (see Conference Policies)

Live Stream Webcast Registration:
3 Day Fee: $550
2 Day Fee: $450
1 Day Fee: $350

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists
Program Purpose / Objectives
SESSION 1 SCHEDULE
Hot Topics in Infectious Diseases: New Antimicrobials, Penicillin Allergy De-labeling, Shorter Durations of Therapy, and more IV to PO conversion in complicated infections

5 hours | Wednesday, 6/9/2021
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM PST
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM PST

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:
  • Review various newer antimicrobials that have been FDA-approved.
  • Evaluate these agents critically for use in clinical practice.
  • Discuss penicillin allergies including long-term implications.
  • Describe process and recent data supporting intervention strategies to de-label patients.
  • Describe disease states for which shorter durations of therapy data are growing.
SESSION 2 SCHEDULE
Hot Topics in Ambulatory Care: New Asthma Guidelines, Migraine Prophylaxis including CGRP antagonists, and COVID-19 for the Primary Care Provider

5 hours | Thursday, 6/10/2021
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM PST
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM PST

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:
  • Describe new recommendations to recently published asthma guidelines.
  • Discuss changes in asthma medication recommendations.
  • Discuss current role of traditional agents for migraine prophylaxis.
  • Describe role of newer CGRP antagonists within migraine prophylaxis.
  • Review acute effects of COVID-19 on the primary care provider.
  • Provide guidance in managing long-term complications of COVID-19 for the primary care provider.
SESSION 3 SCHEDULE
Preventive Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Update: A Case-Based Approach

5 hours | Friday, 6/11/2021
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM PST
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM PST

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:
  • Review medications and lifestyle modifications that are recommended for the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease.
  • Explain recommendations from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines for treatment of patients with hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, peripheral arterial disease and atrial fibrillation.
  • Formulate a care plan for patients with resistant hypertension based on the 2018 American Heart Association scientific statement.
  • Describe the evidence supporting bedtime dosing of antihypertensive medications.
  • Apply the treatment approaches recommended in the 2018 ACC-AHA cholesterol guideline to patients with hypercholesterolemia.
  • Define the evidence and role in therapy of nonstatin medications in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia.
  • Examine results from cardiovascular outcome trials evaluating the use of angiotensin–neprilysin inhibition in heart failure with reduce ejection fraction.
  • Compare and contrast the evidence and guideline recommendations supporting the use of antiplatelet therapy for primary and secondary prevention patients.
  • Examine the evidence-based CV risk reduction benefits of medications used to treat type 2 diabetes.
  • Create treatment plans that reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
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

Christopher M. Bland, Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS

Christopher M. Bland, Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS
Clinical Associate Professor, University of Georgia College of Pharmacy Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy; Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System, Savannah, Georgia. Dr. Bland has an affiliation with Merck Pharmaceuticals, Biomerieux Diagnostics, and La Jolla Pharmaceuticals.

Joseph Saseen, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCP, BCPS, BCACP

Joseph Saseen, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCP, BCPS, BCACP
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy; Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO. Dr. Saseen has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

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
Wed Jun 09 Las Vegas, Nevada
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Thu Jun 10
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*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.

Ports of Call

Las Vegas, Nevada -

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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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