Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Western Caribbean Cruise

1.ETHICS & BIOETHICS 1 Hour ◦Bioethics, Professionalism, and Communication ◦Fetal Interests, Abortion and Stem Cell Research 2.REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE - Overview of Federal and State Laws 1 Hour ◦Licensing, Credentialing, Privileging and Impairment Issues ◦HIPAA, EMTALA, and Other Federal Mandates ◦Affordable Care Act and Accountable Care Organizations ◦Fraud and Abuse and Criminal Negligence 3.ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) versus ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS (EMR) ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Essential Topics in Cardiology and Pulmonology: 2019 Update Japan, Korea and China Cruise

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Women's Health Norwegian Fjords Cruise

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Women's Health Scandinavia/Russia Cruise

Women's Health: Tools for all practitioners The course is specifically geared towards any practitioner who treats women, including gynecologists, family physicians, internists, nurse practitioners, and nurses.
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Topics in Family Medicine, Palliative Care and Pain Management Blue Danube River Cruise

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Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Alaskan Cruise July 2019

◦ETHICS & BIOETHICS 1 Hour ◦Bioethics, Professionalism, and Communication ◦Fetal Interests, Abortion and Stem Cell Research ◦REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE - Overview of Federal and State Laws 1 Hour ◦Licensing, Credentialing, Privileging and Impairment Issues ◦HIPAA, EMTALA, and Other Federal Mandates ◦Affordable Care Act and Accountable Care Organizations ◦Fraud and Abuse and Criminal Negligence ◦ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) versus ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS (EM...
Continuing Education, Inc

Endocrinology Southern Caribbean Cruise Co-Sponsored w/School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

Objectives : This seminar will provide a working knowledge of common endocrinological problems. The course will reinforce physiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and management of most major endocrine disorders. The current treatment for these disorders will be developed in sufficient detail to permit independent management or active participation in care with the endocrinologist.
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Topics in Family Medicine British Isles Cruise

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Selected Topics in Geriatrics and Nephrology Alaskan Cruise

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Occupational/Environmental Medicine in Primary Care Southern Caribbean Cruise Co-Sponsored w/School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

This seminar is designed to provide the participant with an understanding of the role and value of screening in primary care and the importance of preventive therapy and risk reduction for adults. The course will also provide an overview of common diagnostic and management problems in adult primary care. Upon completion, participants should be able to identify who benefits from cardiovascular screening, and from primary and secondary prevention of heart disease; assess which cancer screens app...
Continuing Education, Inc

The Thrill is Gone: Beating Depression, Anxiety and Narcotics Addiction: 2019 Update Eastern Caribbean Cruise

1.Physicians in primary care need up-to date, standardized and precise measuring tools for identifying SUD and their readiness for treatment ◦Assess levels of substance use in primary care 2.In the last 20 years physicians seek better strategies of managing Dual diagnosis (patients with mental health issues and SUD's) ◦How to manage Dual Diagnosis. 3.Patient readiness for SUD treatment (or change) is often difficult to assess but is a very important variable in a successful outcome ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Comprehensive Dermatology, Allergy/Immunology, Update for the PCP, Emphasizing Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tips and Tricks Singapore/Hong Kong Cruise

Topics: Urticaria Angioedema Atopic Dermatitis Pruritus Drug Allergy Food Allergy Irritable Bowel Syndrome Indoor Allergies Sinusitis Headaches Auto inflammatory Syndromes Approach to Dermatologic Diagnosis
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Selected Topics in Neurology: 2019 Update Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Pain ◦Developing a plan to address PAIN: addressing headache, facial pain, chronic pain with a focus on non-opiate interventions ◦Medications used in the management of pain ◦General overview - Safety, Black Box Warnings, and Risks (i.e., cardiovascular risks with NSAIDS, when daily aspirin is appropriate for primary prevention, and reducing unnecessary use) ◦ Opiates and FDA prescribing alerts with benzodiazepines. 2.Movement Disorders ◦Movement disorders: diagnosing and man...
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Selected Topics in ENT, Sleep Medicine and the Medical Management of Pain Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Levorphanol, tapentadol ◦Participants will be able to differentiate the actions and pharmacokinetics of tapentadol and tramadol, levorphanol and methadone 2.Nalbuphine ◦Participants will be able to employ nalbuphine in clinical situations for which it has an advantage 3.Visceral pain ◦Participants will be able to recite the neuroanatomical differences between somatic and visceral pain and the difference in pain characteristics 4.Neuropathy ◦Participants will be able to recit...
Continuing Education, Inc

Dental Treatment Planning and Sequencing Hawaiian Cruise

Many of our patients desire the creation of a beautiful smile. As dentists it is our responsibility to make beautiful teeth a part of a comprehensive plan that will create a completely healthy mouth. This involves the diagnosis and elimination of any functional or biologic disease process that could cause breakdown of any part of the stomatognathic system.
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Essential Topics in Neurology: A Comprehensive Review and 2019 Update Paris, Normandy and River Seine Cruise

1.The Neurological Exam 2. When to Worry About a Headache 3. Peripheral Neuropathy 4.Treatment of Neuropathic Pain 5.Somatic Symptoms and Conversion Disorder 6. Back and Lower Limb Pain 7. Differential Diagnosis of Spells 8. Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia 9. Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury 10. Acute Management of Stroke 11. Autonomic Disorders 12. Neurologic Infections Including Zika Virus 13. Disorders of Muscle 14.Movement Disorders
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Topics in Family Medicine and Mass Casualty Disaster Management Western Caribbean Cruise

◦Family medicine/General medicine: ◦Cardiovascular disease in Women ◦Update in Type 2 diabetes management ◦Travel medicine - Staying healthy on the road and at sea ◦Migraine headaches - management and coping ◦Communication ◦Patient Experience - What do patients desire most in their physician? ◦The difficult patient encounter - successful avigation ◦Leadership and Teambuilding ◦Keys to building a connected, compassionate team
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Current Topics in Emergency Medicine and Forensic Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise

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2019 Update in Family Medicine and Primary Care Psychology Panama Canal Cruise

1.Cardiovascular Disease in Women - Diabetes ◦To discuss some of the clinical presentation of cardiovascular disease in women compared to men. ◦To describe the American Diabetic Association (ADA) diagnostic and treatment guidelines for Type 2 diabetes 2.Cardiovascular Disease in Women - Hypertension ◦To describe the Joint National Committee on Hypertension 8 guidelines for blood pressure. ◦To discuss the SPRINT Trial results and their impact on the JNC 8 guidelines 3.Cardiovasc...
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Current Topics in Primary Care and Palliative Care Havana and Cozumel Cruise

1.Health Promotion: Encouraging a Healthy Body, Mind, and Spirit ◦ Assess the patient's current state of physical, psychological, and spiritual health. ◦ Analyze the patient’s current dietary and exercise practices. ◦ Discuss an individualized health-promotion strategy for each patient. 2."Oh, My Aching Head!": Evaluation and Treatment of Migraine, Tension-Type, and Cluster Headaches ◦ Discuss the appropriate use of brain imaging in evaluating patients with headache. ◦ Describ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Endocrinology and Negotiating/Mediating Healthcare Disputes Southern Caribbean Cruise

1.Introduction to Health Care Conflicts ◦Describe different types of healthcare conflicts (ADR) 2.Methods of Dispute Resolution in Healthcare ◦Define Methods of Dispute Resolution in Healthcare 3.Negotiation Strategies ◦Explain positional negotiation and interest based negotiation 4.Basic mediation techniques ◦Summarize basic mediation techniques 5.Mediation of Provider Patient Complaints ◦Describe mediation strategies in resolving patient complaints 6.Mediation of Med...
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Topics in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Adult/Pediatric Emergency Medicine Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Celiac disease ◦Identify risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for celiac disease 2.C. difficile colitis ◦Define risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for C. difficile colitis 3.Eosinophilic esophagitis ◦Describe risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis 4.Fulminant hepatic failure ◦Cite risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for fulminant hepatic failure 5.Update, chronic hepatitis C ◦Identify risk factors...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Dermatology and Essential Non-Clinical Skills for Physicians Southeast Coast and Bahamas Cruise

1.How adults learn ◦Apply Malcolm Knowles' principles of adult education to teaching and training in the healthcare setting, and apply Jon O. Neher&aposs Five Microskills of Teaching. 2.Creating effective learning objectives ◦Develop singular, measurable, and appropriate learning objectives for a variety of skills and content areas. 3.Basics of instructional design ◦Differentiate between the ADDIE and the ASSURE models for instructional design, and create an effective learner cente...
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Topics in Critical Care and Addiction Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise

◦Antibiotic Treatment Guidelines: Separating fact from fiction ◦Identify for the conference members the discrepancies between current guideline recommendations and the current literature on the subject ◦Critical Review of the 206 Surviving Sepsis Campaign ◦The Surviving Sepsis Campaign was recently updated. Realize the important points that impact patient care. ◦Fungal Infections in the ICU ◦Currently different organizations vary in their recommendations on when to use the av...
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Women's Health including Cardiometabolic Disease, Obesity and Lipid Management South American Cruise

1.Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Newer Terminology and Management ◦Apply current techniques of endometrial ablation as a viable alternative to hysterectomy 2.Treating and Screening for STD's: Current CDC Guidelines ◦Utilize current CDC Guidelines in managing sexually-transmitted disease 3.Update on Hormonal Contraception: the Move towards LARC ◦Evaluate contraceptive options to provide a personalized approach to contraceptive counselling 4.Medications and Pregnancy: an Overview with...
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Topics in Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics and Child/Adolescent Pharmacology Western Caribbean Cruise

◦Everything you wanted to ask a developmental pediatrician, almost ◦Upon completion of this session participants should be able to summarize the basic distinctions between developmental pediatricians, psychologists and child psychiatrists. ◦Autism: A Case Based Presentation (Early Identification) ◦Upon completion of this session participants should be able to describe the basic characteristics in young children on the autistic spectrum. ◦ADHD: Treatment Protocol for Primary Car...
Continuing Education, Inc

Emergency Triage: Assess & Intervene - Dallas Metro

This intense one-day review will cover one of the most critical assignments for the ED nurse: triage. This program will review gathering a patient’s history, assessment skills and critical thinking. This course is designed to provide participants with a review of systems and discuss common emergencies for each system. Interactive triage case studies will challenge even the most seasoned nurses. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES This program prepares the learner to: 1. Describe the benefits of...
MED-ED

Pharmacologic Management in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine - Portland

This course is designed to broaden and deepen the critical care and/or emergency medicine nurse’s knowledge and application of pharmacologic treatment principles. This course is designed to build a strong foundation of critical under-standing of pharmacokinetic basics that can be applied to all drugs. The course will then explore common conditions found in critical patient populations with an emphasis on pharmacologic management. Program Learning Outcomes This program prepares the learne...
MED-ED

Self-Care Specialist (SCS) Unit 4: Women's Health

Women are generally not too shy in asking questions in the "Feminine Hygiene" aisle. They are very proactive about their health and given a private area, they will specifically tell you what symptoms they are having. This activity is an overview to women's most frequent health issues, including vaginal infections, urinary tract infections and menstrual maladies. We will discuss the number of sexual lubricants that are available and select the right ones be it for a woman wanting to conceive or...
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How Sweet It Is! Management of Diabetes Series: Risk Reduction and Management of Complications with Diabetes Part 2

Patients with diabetes often turn to their pharmacist for assistance in smoking cessation, therefore pharmacists need to be knowledgeable in this area. Patients with diabetes also have questions about impotence and sexual intimacy, traveling with diabetes, and the management of pain.
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New Drugs and Drug News of 2017

Pharmacy practitioners need to be knowledgeable about new drugs introduced to the market, and public health advisories about drug therapy.
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Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Hagerstown

Although there are many programs available for those working in critical care, there is a need for those that are considered the "experts" to be challenged and further build their critical thinking skills. With the constant changes in evidence-based practice that drives what and why we do what we do, for many of us the only way to stay on top of the changes is through interaction in seminar format. Come learn, grow, and be challenged as we move beyond the basics with the sickest of our patient...
MED-ED

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - San Diego

Although there are many programs available for those working in critical care, there is a need for those that are considered the "experts" to be challenged and further build their critical thinking skills. With the constant changes in evidence-based practice that drives what and why we do what we do, for many of us the only way to stay on top of the changes is through interaction in seminar format. Come learn, grow, and be challenged as we move beyond the basics with the sickest of our patient...
MED-ED

Topics in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology Western Caribbean Cruise January 2019

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Dealing with Disabilities: A Medical and Legal Approach and Topics in Family Medicine Southern Caribbean Cruise

The purpose of this CME activity is to review and discuss common general medical conditions and to provide guidelines for their management and prevention.
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Emergency Medicine Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Decision making rules in Trauma ◦Utilize simple decision making rules to more efficiently treat the injured patien 2.Application of decision making rules in trauma-real life examples ◦Apply decision making rules to real life examples 3.Your patient is bleeding, massive transfusions and beyond ◦Utilize the national standard approach to massive transfusions 4.Updates in the evaluation of neurologic emergencies ◦Develop a strategy for the approach to the patient with a TIA or s...
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Topics in Addiction Medicine, Mental Health, Obesity and Sports Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise

Improve primary care providers competence in identifying, evaluating, and managing sports medicine/musculosketal conditions. The health care team performance will be improved by improved communication and efficiency due to improved selection of diagnostic modalities and evidence based treatment options
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Topics in Child/Adolescent Medicine, Women's Health and Geriatrics Western Caribbean Cruise

◦Dementia vs. Depression (diagnosis/management) ◦Distinguish between dementia and depression. ◦ Identify the main causes of dementia and apply appropriate diagnostic and treatment strategies. ◦Utilize the Alzheimer''s Association Pocketcard App for an updated easily accessible resource in primary care settings. ◦ Recognize and manage depression in older patients. ◦Delirium (prevention, diagnosis, management) ◦Apply the Confusion Assessment Method to diagnose delirium ...
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Topics in Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Gastroenterology Southern Caribbean Cruise

1.Celiac disease ◦Recognize presenting symptoms of celiac disease. ◦List conditions associated with increased risk of celiac disease. ◦Describe diagnostic process for celiac disease. ◦Identify benefits of gluten free diet in celiac disease. 2.Liver profile ◦Describe presenting symptoms in pediatric liver disease. ◦Classify symptoms into pathophysiological groups. ◦List differential diagnosis for main pathophysiologic group 3.Genetic and metabolic liver disease ◦Lis...
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Topics in Cardiology Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Management of Hyperlipidemia: A cardiologists perspective ◦ Review the evidence to support the use of statins for primary and secondary prevention. ◦ Review the evidence to support the elimination of non-statin therapy from lipid treatment guidelines. ◦ Review of current national and international practice guidelines. 2.Cardiac Risk Assessment: Risk calculators and incorporating cardiac imaging. ◦ Appreciate the value and limitations of cardiovascular risk calculators. ◦ Unde...
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Sensitive Topics in Women's Health: Sexuality, Menopause and Mental Health Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Depression Across the Female Reproductive Cycle 1: Focus on PMDD, PME and Menopause ◦Identify the hormonal effect on depression in the non pregnant female 2.Depression Across the Female Reproductive Cycle 2: Focus on Perinatal Depression ◦Recognize unique features to consider in the diagnosis and treatment of perinatal depression . 3.Beyond Postpartum Depression: Diagnosis and Treatment of Perinatal Anxiety Disorders ◦Define various mood and anxiety disorders that can present in ...
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Allergy/Immunology Update and Topics in Physician Wellness Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Update of physician wellness at individual, institutional and cultural levels 2.Dealing with difficult colleagues and patients 3.The medical marriage 4.Coping with trauma and loss 5.The ethics of burnout 6.When the doctor becomes a patient 7.Burnout: Is it me or is it medicine?
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The Thrill is Gone: Beating Depression, Anxiety and Narcotics Addiction Southern Caribbean Cruise

1.Physicians in primary care need up-to date, standardized and precise measuring tools for identifying SUD and their readiness for treatment ◦Assess levels of substance use in primary care 2.In the last 20 years physicians seek better strategies of managing Dual diagnosis (patients with mental health issues and SUD's) ◦How to manage Dual Diagnosis. 3.Patient readiness for SUD treatment (or change) is often difficult to assess but is a very important variable in a successful outcome ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Practical Neurology Greece and Croatia Cruise Co-Sponsored with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

This course will provide a working knowledge of the most common neurological problems and reinforce principles of clinical diagnosis while reviewing the symptoms and signs of most major neurological diseases. The seminar will also present clear, practical guidelines for managing these common problems including how to integrate laboratory tests and imaging techniques into the patient's evaluation. Finally, the current treatment for these disorders will be developed in sufficient detail to permi...
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Pediatric Ultrasound Registry Review

Objectives: Upon completion of this program, the participant should be able to: Identify normal imaging characteristics of the pediatric abdomen and recognize commonly seen pathology in infants and children. Demonstrate proper technique and scan protocols for evaluation of the pediatric patient. List the benefits of soft-tissue and MSK ultrasound in the pediatric patient. Demonstrate ultrasound protocols for evaluation of the neonatal head, pediatric hip & spine. Identify normal testic...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Disaster and Mass Casualty Management, Critical Care and Emergency Medicine Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Pulmonary edema and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) ◦Recognize and apply the different methods used to differentiate cardiac and non-cardiac pulmonary edema and apply the different methods used to treat them. 2. Update of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines for severe sepsis and septic shock ◦Identify the most recent 2016 recommendations for patients with sepsis and septic shock and describe the reasons for them. The main focus will be to manage fluid, vasopressor, st...
Continuing Education, Inc

2018 Update: Nursing Assessment in Clinical Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise

Topics: (all topics will include didactic lecture and case presentations) ◦Diabetes update ◦Hypertension update ◦Hyperlipidemia ◦Opiates and pain ◦Older adult "clinical pearls" update, including immunizations ◦Psychiatric update
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Topics in Primary Care and Gastroenterology Southern Caribbean Cruise

1.Bootcamp for Elevated Liver Function Tests ◦Describe why fatty liver disease is becoming the number one source of cirrhosis and hepatoma in the US ◦Manage the treatment of fatty liver 2.Celiac Disease, or Something Else? ◦State the usefulness of celiac genetic testing 3.Clinical Dilemmas in GI Bleeding ◦Identify the risk factors that leads to GI bleeding 4.Colon Cancer Prevention 2018 ◦Define the best practices that lead to colon cancer prevention 5.Dysphasia/D...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Primary Care and Rheumatology Southern Caribbean Cruise

1.Primary Care Treatment of Essential Hypertension: A 2018 Update ◦Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to customize their treatment approach in the essential hypertension patient and maximize the percent of patients treated who reach goal blood pressure. 2.Atrial Fibrillation: What the Primary Care Practitioner Needs to Know ◦Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to discuss the newest information regarding atrial fibrillation and describe ...
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Topics in Pulmonary Medicine, Sports Medicine and Adult/Pediatric Urology Eastern Caribbean Cruise

◦An Update on Therapies for the Management of Metastatic Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer ◦Biomarkers in Prostate Cancer ◦Urolithiasis: Evaluation and Management in Adults and Children ◦Current guidelines for the evaluation and management of overactive bladder ◦Common pediatric urologic problems: What is normal? When to Worry? ◦Evaluation and Management of voiding dysfunction in children ◦Adolescent varicocele: Who to treat? Who to follow?
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