7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise Conference from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas
January 11 - 18, 2014
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ 14 Contact Hours
$695 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$450 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses & Others
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
Course Fee Cancellation Policy:
30 days from sailing-None; 7-29 days-50%; Less than 7 days-100%
IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® at 800-422-0711 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.
Khelda Jabbar, M.D.
Dr.Khelda Jabbar completed her medical school in 1993 from the
Al-Mustansyria Medical School in Baghdad Iraq. She has formal training in both Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. In addition she completed an academic fellowship in women's health from Boston Medical Center and her Masters in Public Health from Boston University where she is currently an assistant professor in the department of internal medicine. She is also the program coordinator for the breast clinic at Boston Medical Center in Boston, MA. She is also a public health consultant with the International Medical Corps.
Her current interests are immigrant health and the impact of political instability on the social determinants of health in the Middle East.
Common breast complaints in primary care - From lumps to bumps
And the guidelines change again for pap smear - Where are we now?
Bleeding before/during and after menopause
Workman compensation - Defining a work related injury and writing a note
Preventive care and the USPSTF - Do we really need all?
Birth control daily and on an emergent basis - updates
Joint pain - Not all is a sprain
Diabetes – review of current treatments
Hypertension – review of current treatments
Obesity – new trends in evaluation and treatment
Preliminary Objectives for Activity :
Able to manage breast pain in a primary care setting
Understand the different diagnostic modalities and order accordingly
Integrate costs and referrals based on presentations
Manage pap smears results in a simplified manner
Offer patients evidence based medicine on increased timing be
Manage vaginal bleeding according to age
Understand when and which diagnostic modalities to order
Competent to evaluate work related injuries
Write a work related injury note
Recognize USPTSF recommendations to dictate better practice
Integrate screening protocols in the medical home
Able to differentiate between common knee and shoulder presentations based on an algorithm
Offer more informed letter out of work
Prescribe up to date birth control options based on age and needs of patients using EBM
Educate patients on birth control option side effects and demystify common complaints
Assess and treat patients with atrial fibrillation, with consideration of the latest medications
Discuss the differences among the various modalities of treatment for diabetes, including consideration of the many medications that are currently on the market
Discuss the differences among the various modalities of treatment for hypertension, including consideration of the many medications that are currently on the market
Assess and treat the patient who presents to your office with a thyroid disorder
Assess and treat the patient who presents to your office with obesity
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.
Accreditation: Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation: Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditstm.
Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.