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Family Medicine

Royal Caribbean's Magnificent Oasis of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas

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

Course Fees:

$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.

Frederic Guerrier, M.D.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
  • 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
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Diabetes – review of current treatments
  • Hypertension – review of current treatments
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Obesity – new trends in evaluation and treatment
  • Case studies
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.

Accredited Continuing Medical Education 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.

ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing Education 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.

Canadian Physicians: This activity is eligible for Section 1 credits in the Royal College’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program . Participants must log into MAINPORT to claim this activity.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) .

US or Canadian Family Physicians: Please let us know if you require AAFP Prescribed Credits.

Nurse Practitioners can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as needed. Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

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
Sat Jan 11
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Welcome Reception - Families and guests invited
January 11, 2014 7:30 - 8:30 pm Location TBA
Sun Jan 12
Nassau, Bahamas
Mon Jan 13
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00am-noon, 1:30pm-4:30pm
Tue Jan 14
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Wed Jan 15
Philipsburg, St. Maarten
Thu Jan 16
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00am-noon, 1:30pm-4:30pm
Fri Jan 17
At Sea Cruising
Sat Jan 18
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.