Paths to Functional Recovery in Major Depressive Disorder: Putting the Patient First A Patient-Centered Approach to Preventing, Detecting, and Managing Adverse Effects of Antidepressants

Adverse effects associated with antidepressants are common. In addition to compromising patients’ health and quality of life, they are one of the most common reasons that individuals with MDD fail to adhere to their treatment plans. To minimize the impact of antidepressant side effects on the lives of patients with MDD, clinicians require education on how to prevent, detect, and manage the most common adverse effects caused by these medications. In this activity, an expert faculty member wil...
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Paths to Functional Recovery in Major Depressive Disorder: Putting the Patient First Combining Patient-Centered Care for MDD with the Latest Antidepressant Efficacy to Optimize Treatment Plans

Only roughly half of patients with MDD achieve recovery after 6 months of treatment. The others continue to experience residual symptoms that impair their ability to function at work, school, and home. To ensure that more patients with MDD achieve functional recovery, clinicians require practical information about how to provide early, optimized care. In this activity, an expert faculty member will support learners as they are asked to track patients’ response to treatment and detect and man...
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Implementing the APA Guidelines for the Treatment of Schizophrenia: Caring for the Whole Person

In fall 2020, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) released new practice guidelines for the treatment of patients with schizophrenia. The new guidelines were eagerly awaited, because in the 16 years since the last update, many important discoveries about schizophrenia had been made. An overarching theme in the new APA guidelines is person-centered care. This approach is critical for improving outcomes; currently, as few as 14% to 50% of patients with schizophrenia achieve recovery. Howe...
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Strategies for Successfully Diagnosing and Treating Tardive Dyskinesia: Enlisting the Help of Caregivers, Improving the Lives of Patients

At any given time, roughly 1 of every 4 patients taking antipsychotics experiences tardive dyskinesia (TD), a debilitating condition characterized by involuntary movements of the tongue, lips, face, trunk, and extremities. Fortunately, effective pharmacologic treatments for TD are now available. However, it can be challenging for clinicians to assess patients for TD, keep up to date on new agents, and create personalized treatment plans that facilitate long-term treatment success. In this acti...
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Paraphilic Infantilism

Paraphilic Infantilism is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course that defines and describes three not widely known paraphilias, which overlap to some degree, but remain diverse: infantilism, diaperism, and erotic lactation. Illustrative case histories of infantilism, diaperism, and erotic lactation are provided. The state of scientific knowledge and even the data on their incidences are quite limited. Further, many participants are simply not interested in changing or receiving an...
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Superego Lacunae: Holes in the Conscience

Superego Lacunae: Holes in the Conscience is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course defines the frequently unfamiliar concept of superego lacunae, also known as gaps or holes in certain individuals’ consciences. Superego lacunae was first described by physicians Adelaide M. Johnson (1949) and Johnson & S. A. Szurek (1952). Their theorizing of superego lacunae began as a way to understand the acting out of children who featured a defect in their internal controls in specific area...
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3rd Edition of Global Conference on Addiction Medicine, Behavioral Health and Psychiatry

Following the tremendous success of the previous conferences, Magnus Group is delighted to host its flagship event entitled “3rd Edition of Global Conference on Addiction Medicine, Behavioral health and Psychiatry” (GAB 2022) accredited with CE credits during October 24-26, 2022 in Orlando, Florida, USA The addiction and psychiatry congress strives to provide a meaningful theme of “Insights into Progressive Lookup in Addiction and Psychiatry.” In Addiction Medicine, Behavioral ...
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The Impact of a Life of ADHD: Understanding for Clinicians and Clients

The Impact of a Life of ADHD: Understanding for Clinicians and Clients is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that highlights the ways in which ADHD impacts every aspect of a person’s functioning and discusses the importance of educating clients and normalizing their difficulties as an aid to the treatment process. This course is divided into two sections. Section 1 explores the direct affects and secondary outcomes of a lifetime of undiagnosed and untreated ADHD, followed by...
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Ethics & Risk Management: Expert Tips 10

Ethics & Risk Management: Expert Tips 10 is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that addresses a variety of ethics and risk management topics in the form of 26 short articles, written by experts in the field. Topics include: What Happens Next? Confidentiality after Death - Considers the legal and ethical issues of sharing confidential client records after a patient’s death. Out-of-Office Encounters May Be Beneficial - Discusses the importance and benefits of out-of-office th...
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Therapy Tidbits Spring 2022

Therapy Tidbits – Spring 2022 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the Summer 2022 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent, quarterly newspaper intended to keep psychologists informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are: No Surprises Act (NSA) Clarifies Patient Rights – Discusses the NSA and provides guidance in demonstrating good faith attempts at compliance. Pharmacists Can be Valuable A...
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Psychological Effects of Debt

Psychological Effects of Debt is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course that explores the reasons people go into debt – from the normalization of debt in America and unfair corporate practices, to negative childhood experiences, education levels, and compensatory consumption. We start by describing the factors that contribute to the normalization of debt, such as politicians encouraging spending to stimulate the economy; financial institutions requiring a history of good credit ...
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Differentiating Early Signs of Alzheimer Disease From Normal Signs of Aging and Determining Best Next Steps.

Join us for this in-depth look at the early diagnosis of Alzheimer disease. Dr. James Galvin presents ways to differentiate Alzheimer disease from other neurodegenerative disorders, implement appropriate testing methods for earlier detection, and apply recent evidence to treatment selection to optimize patient outcomes.
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Mass Shootings: Applied Counseling Skills

Mass Shootings: Applied Counseling Skills is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that presents evidence-based information on the ways in which heath care professionals can offer support to communities following a mass shooting event. We will consider the initial effects of trauma following a mass shooting, including shock, disbelief, confusion, and uncertainty and explore skills to help victims, families, and the community restore a sense of safety, stability, and calm. We w...
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Psychotherapy Myths & Faulty Beliefs

Psychotherapy Myths & Faulty Beliefs is a 1-hour video continuing education (CE) course that explores some of the key beliefs concerning standard of care and ethics in psychotherapy. Dr. Zur’s critical approach will help participants redefine best practices as they consider the following myths: The Inherent ‘Power Differential’ Physical Touch in Psychotherapy is Unethical and Leads to Sex The DSM is a Scientifically Valid and Reliable Document Dual Relationships in Counseling are A...
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57th Annual Virtual Pediatric Post-Graduate Course

This course stems from Nicklaus Children's Health System’s tradition of quality and excellence in health care for children and is academically tailored to advance the clinical and research aspects of pediatrics and adolescent medicine. Renowned faculty from all over the United States and the world are invited to participate and present the most recent advances to the practicing pediatrician that directly impacts the practice. It is here that approximately 700 participants, including pediatri...
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International Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Conference

Magnus Group cordially invites you to join its preeminent event “International Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Conference” (Dementia 2022) which will be held in Rome, Italy during June 15-16, 2022. The global conference will highlight the theme “Explicating Advancements to Combat the Silent Epidemic of Dementia and Alzheimer.” With fascinating new insights into molecular and cellular pathways, Alzheimer's and dementia disease research is accelerating. This upcoming dementia conferen...
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Professional Ethics for New York State Psychologists

Professional Ethics for New York State Psychologists is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that meets the ethics and law requirement for license renewal of New York psychologists. The purpose of this course is to ensure that New York State licensed psychologists are fully aware of the ethical and legal privileges and constraints under which they are licensed to practice in the State of New York. It provides the opportunity for a comprehensive reading of the APA Code of Ethics ...
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Optimizing Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care - LIVE STREAMING

In this special program, faculty from Harvard Medical School and the Boston Children’s Hospital BRIDGES Adult Transition Program provide strategies, best practices, and guidance to: • Identify adult care providers and successfully transfer patients with rare or complex health care needs • Assess and improve the efficacy of your current transition processes • Tailor transition strategies to patient age, disease type, and physical/ intellectual capability • Develop transition poli...
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Personality and Temperament: Connecting with Young Clients

Personality and Temperament: Connecting with Young Clients is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that demonstrates how differences in personality and temperament impact children's behavior, and how adults communicate and connect with them. Understanding differences in temperament and personality among adults and children will ultimately assist us in developing better relationships with our clients and enhance therapy interventions, plans, and goals. Within the context of each ...
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NeuroRehabilitation 2022 - LIVE STREAMING

The Comprehensive Neurorehabilitation Update Cutting-edge strategies, updates, and best practices for clinicians who provide care for patients with CNS trauma and neurological diseases In this Harvard Medical School CME course, many of the country’s most experienced and committed neurorehabilitation experts will present cutting-edge clinical interventions, the latest findings, practical education, and hands-on methods to further your expertise in guiding your patients to their maximum ...
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Lifestyle Medicine: Tools for Promoting Healthy Change - LIVE STREAMING

State-of-the-Art Approaches to Help Patients Initiate and Sustain Health-Promoting Behaviors Lifestyle Medicine will be held online this year, using live streaming, electronic Q&A, and other remote learning technologies. Overview This immersive two-day course—among Harvard’s highest-rated CME courses—offers state-of-the-art strategies to guide patients to healthier lives. Education includes evidence-based strategies, tools and techniques to effect healthier changes in patients (and...
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Animal Assisted Therapy

Animal Assisted Therapy is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course that provides information and techniques for working with animals to help clients meet their therapeutic goals. In Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) the human-animal bond is utilized to reach individuals who are otherwise difficult to engage in therapy. AAT has been associated with improving outcomes in four areas: autism-spectrum symptoms, medical difficulties, behavioral challenges, and emotional well-being. At a fund...
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7-Night Costa Mujeres CME AWAY Resort

Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres & TRS Coral, Costa Mujeres, Mexico Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort & Spa is located on Costa Mujeres beach, an esteemed spot on the Mexican Caribbean, just a short drive from the vibrant town of Cancún. Its 5-star sporting and leisure activities are well-suited for families, couples or groups of friends looking for a Caribbean holiday in Mexico. With Infinite Indulgence®, Everything is included. The Family Selection service, premium sports facilities, hi...
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7-Night Barbados CME AWAY® Resort - Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Pain Management & General Family Medicine

Beachfront luxury takes on new meaning with rooms and suites nestled along the pristine white sands of Dover Beach. Experience the Royal Treatment at Sandals Royal Barbados, the all-new, all-suite resort in the spirited St. Lawrence Gap area. Featuring a number of Sandals firsts, including the first rooftop pool and bar, the first 4-lane bowling alley, the first men’s only barbershop, and two new restaurant concepts – American Tavern and Chi Asian. This 222 all-suite resort will also featu...
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The Complete Response: Addressing Antidepressant Failure in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a profoundly debilitating, lifelong disorder. Many patients do not achieve remission with initial first-line antidepressant therapy, which is typically comprised of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). Subsequently, patients endure a high burden of treatment failure, though it is often unrecognized. Measurement-based care (MBC) is a proven strategy for monitoring treatment effectiveness and s...
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Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course that provides clinicians with practical guidance in understanding and using cognitive behavior therapy. The present-day popular psychological therapeutic orientation known as cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is a hybrid of three historical streams of influence: behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, and rational-emotive therapy. Problematic behaviors addressed during treatment are assumed to have been acquire...
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Ethics & Law in Florida Psychology

Ethics and Law in Florida Psychology is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that meets the ethics and law requirement for license renewal of Florida psychologists. The purpose of this course is to ensure that Florida-licensed psychologists are fully aware of the ethical and legal privileges and constraints under which they are licensed to practice in the State of Florida. It provides the opportunity for a comprehensive reading of the APA Code of Ethics and the three sets of sta...
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Improving Communication with Young Clients

Improving Communication with Your Young Clients is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that teaches communication skills for use with young clients and their families. Healthy professional and personal relationships rely heavily on effective and respectful communication skills. Professionals can benefit from enhancing their repertoire of communication techniques to improve the quality of relationships with families and children who have communication skills deficits. The compet...
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Autism: The New Spectrum of Diagnostics, Treatment & Nutrition

Autism: The New Spectrum of Diagnostics, Treatment & Nutrition is a 4-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that reviews diagnostic changes in autism as well as treatment options and nutrition interventions - both theoretical and applied. The first section traces the history of the diagnostic concept of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), culminating in the revised criteria of the 2013 version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the DSM-5, with specific focu...
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Overcoming Compassion Fatigue: Creative Self-Care Strategies

Overcoming Compassion Fatigue: Creative Self-Care Strategies is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that examines how to identify and treat compassion fatigue. Loss is a recurring theme in our lives, often disguised as change, rejection, or tragedy. A caregiver is often affected directly by loss when overly engaged and immersed in the consistent demands of tending to those in distress. Some of the losses might include sleep, free time, independence, and social connections. Thes...
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7-Night Alaska CME AWAY® Cruise - Rheumatology & Family Medicine

Vancouver, British Columbia • Sitka, Alaska • Hubbard Glacier, Alaska (Cruising) • Juneau, Alaska • Ketchikan, Alaska
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7-Night Alaska CME AWAY® Cruise - Forensic Dentistry, Domestic Violence, Oral Cancer and HPV and Psychiatric Illness and Dentistry: Challenges for Oral Care

Vancouver, British Columbia • Sitka, Alaska • Hubbard Glacier, Alaska (Cruising) • Juneau, Alaska • Ketchikan, Alaska
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Dreams of Tahiti Cruise on Windstar: Treatment Considerations in Isolated Communities

Discover paradise in French Polynesia! Join PES for 8 nights to explore the best of the South Pacific with its crystal-clear lagoons, colorful coral gardens, lush rainforests, and Polynesian culture—while sailing aboard the 148-guest sailing yacht, Windstar Wind Spirit! This Seminar is planned for 12 Continuing Education Credit Hours. CME/CE Professional Seminar Fee: $695 Seminar Attendance Fee: $450 CME/CE credits, Certificates of Completion and possible tax deductible gui...
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Therapy Tidbits Summer 2021

Therapy Tidbits – Summer 2021 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the Summer 2021 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent, quarterly newspaper intended to keep psychologists informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are: • Improving Health through Community Policies Gains Momentum – Provides an overview of the Blue Zone Project and the impact on community members’ health. • Psychologis...
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Executive Functioning in Adults

Executive Functioning in Adults is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides strategies to help adults overcome executive functioning deficits. Executive functioning (EF) is an umbrella term for the various complex cognitive processes that are responsible for cognitive control of thoughts and actions that are necessary to maintain goal‐directed behavior in pursuit of the attainment of future goals (Holst & Thorell, 2018). Executive skills allow one to organize the...
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Motivating Children to Learn

Motivating Children to Learn is a 4-hour online continuing education (CE) course that provides strategies and activities to help children overcome their academic and social challenges. This course describes various challenges that can sidetrack children in their developmental and educational processes, leaving them with a sense of discouragement and helplessness. Such challenges include learning disabilities, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, behavior disorders, and executive functi...
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5-Night Key West & Mexico CME AWAY® Cruise - Psychiatry & Plastic Medicine Update

Miami, Florida • Key West, Florida • Cozumel, Mexico
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10-Night Venice, Turkey & Greek Islands CME AWAY® Cruise - Clinical Updates in Palliative Care & Emergency Medicine

Venice, Italy • Olympia (Katakolon), Greece • Santorini, Greece • Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey • Mykonos, Greece • Athens (Piraeus), Greece • Chania (Souda), Crete, Greece • Zakynthos, Greece
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10-Night Great Barrier Reef CME AWAY® Cruise - Diabetes, Mood and Sleep Disorders, Osteoporosis, Thyroid Disease & Pain Management

Sydney, Australia • Eden, Australia • Airlie Beach, Qld, Australia • Cairns (Yorkey's Knob), Australia • Port Douglas, Australia • Willis Island (Cruising), Australia
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12-Night Patagonia & Argentina CME AWAY® Cruise - Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics Update

Valparaiso, Chile • Puerto Montt, Chile • Punta Arenas, Chile • Ushuaia, Argentina • Cape Horn, Chile • Puerto Madryn, Argentina • Montevideo, Uruguay • Buenos Aires, Argentina
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12-Night Japanese Cherry Blossom CME AWAY® Cruise - Updates in Neurology & Infectious Diseases

Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan • Aomori, Japan • Hakodate, Japan • Busan, South Korea • Hiroshima, Japan • Kobe, Japan • Kyoto (Osaka), Japan • Mt Fuji (Shimizu), Japan
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4-Night Rwanda Gorilla Trek CME AWAY® Land Tour

SPACE ON THIS TRIP IS EXTREMELY LIMITED & MUST BE SECURED WELL IN ADVANCE. GORILLA PERMITS ARE IN HIGH DEMAND. ATTENDANCE AT THIS CME IS LIMITED TO THOSE SIGNED UP FOR AND ARE ATTENDING THE CME SESSIONS IN KENYA IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO THIS TRIP. Kigali, Rwanda • Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
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11-Night Quito & The Galapagos Islands CME AWAY® Cruise - Family Medicine, Psychiatry & Oncology

Quito, Ecuador • Baltra Island (Galapagos) • Daphne Major (Cruising) • Gardner Bay (Espanola) • Punta Suarez • Cormorant Point, Floreana Island • Post Office Bay, Floreana Island • Moreno Point, Isabela Island • Urvina Bay, Isabela Island • Espinoza Point, Fernandina Island • Vicente Roca Point, Isabela Island • South Plaza (Santa Cruz Island) • Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz Island) • Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island
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Therapy Tidbits – Spring 2021

Therapy Tidbits – Spring 2021 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the Winter 2021 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent, quarterly newspaper intended to keep psychologists informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are: Congress Throws a Wrench in Medicare Telehealth Rules – Identifies Section 123 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act and explains the impact this bill will have on telehealt...
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Teletherapy

Telehealth is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides a literature review of teletherapy for psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers. The course highlights the benefits of participating in telehealth and addresses possible concerns or anxieties of using technology in therapy. Research and evidence-based strategies are used throughout the course to outline HIPAA challenges and inform regulatory compliance. Examples...
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9-Night Kenya CME AWAY® Land Tour - Neurology and Orthopedics: Brain vs Brawn

The concept of the safari was born in Kenya where in Kiswahili the word safari means "journey”. East Africa has the reputation as the quintessential safari destination for good reason. The region’s dramatic contrasts and endless array of ecosystems showcases a variety of wildlife, making this one of the top destinations for African safari vacationers.
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Childhood Obesity: The Clinician’s Toolbox

Childhood Obesity: Clinician’s Toolbox is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that explores the epidemic of childhood obesity by examining the effects of high-fat, high-sugar foods, artificial sweeteners, and food marketing on children. We will examine the ways in which these foods alter a child’s metabolism, setting them on a course of weight gain, metabolic inefficiency, and obesity. We will also review how obesity affects children’s self-perception and sense of ide...
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10-Night France, Spain & Portugal CME AWAY® Cruise - State of the Art Management of Pain, Wellness & Practical Mindfulness

Southampton, England • Bordeaux, France • St. Jean De Luz, France • Bilbao, Spain • Gijon, Spain • La Coruna, Spain • Porto (Leixoes), Portugal • Lisbon, Portugal
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11-Night Egypt & Israel CME AWAY® Cruise - Updates in Cardiology & Emergency Medicine

Athens (Piraeus), Greece • Alexandria, Egypt • Port Said, Egypt • Jerusalem (Ashdod), Israel • Haifa, Israel • Limassol, Cyprus • Athens (Piraeus), Greece
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13-Night British Isles CME AWAY® Cruise - Pediatrics, Endocrinology, Allergy & Immunology Update

Southampton, England • Edinburgh (Leith), Scotland • Dundee, Scotland • Invergordon, Scotland • Belfast, Northern Ireland • Glasgow (Greenock), Scotland • Douglas, Isle Of Man • Dublin, Ireland
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