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The Pain of Treating Pain in 2012
Celebrity Cruises' Eclipse
7-Night Eastern Caribbean from Miami, Florida
April 14 - 21, 2012
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
13.5 AAFP Prescribed Credits
Physicians - $695
All Others - $450
Course Fee Cancellation Policy - 30 days or more - None; 7-29 days - 50%; less than 7 days - 100%
All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CME
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.
John Francis Peppin, D.O., F.A.C.P., current practice in pain, palliative, and internal medicine at The Pain Treatment Center of the Bluegrass;
Associate Medical Director, Hospice of the Bluegrass; Director of the Center for Bioethics, Pain Management and Medicine; Director of the Clinic Research Division of the Pain Treatment Center of the Bluegrass; Clinical Associate Professor in the Clinical Title Series, Pharmacy Practice and Science Department, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
Sloan B. Karver, M.D.
Dr. Sloan Beth Karver was previously Assistant Professor of Oncological Sciences at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. She obtained Board Certification by the Hospice and Palliative Care Board in 2004 and became a fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine in 2008. In addition she holds certifications in Family Medicine. She has extensive Hospice experience having previously served as the Chief Medical Officer of a not-for-profit Hospice. In addition, Karver was the past president and current board member of Project GRACE.
She recently was the lead investigator on the “Methylnaltrexone for Opioid-Induced Constipation in Advanced Illness” which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine this past year and has presented the study in the United States, Argentina, Peru, Brazil and Chile among others.
She was instrumental in starting a palliative care research program at Moffitt Cancer Center, as well as accrediting and expanding the palliative care fellowship with the University of South Florida. She is a published author on end-of-life issues, as well as pain and symptom management. Dr. Karver lectures nationally and internationally on the same topics.
Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.
Primary Care Physicians, Neurologists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants
|Program Purpose / Objectives
1) Anatomy and Physiology
2) Epidemiology and terminology
- Muscle Relaxants
- Antidepressants and anxiolytics
- Others, e.g., canabinoids
4) Concomitant symptoms
5) Sleep disturbances
6) Co-morbidities that should be evaluated
8) Other pain treatments
9) Specific disease states
10) Interventional approaches to treatment
11) What is new in potential pain treatments
12) REMS, down side of opioids, opioid side effects
13) The complexity model in the treatment of chronic pain
Upon attending this series of lectures the attendee will:
1) Appreciate the complexities of the physiology of pain
2) Apply physiologic principles to the other lectures in the series
3) Realize the significance of the pain experience in patients' lives
4) Be familiar with the various pharmacological classes and treatments involved in the treatment of acute and chronic pain
5) Apply knowledge of non-pharmacologic approaches to the treatment of pain
6) Comprehend and apply the risk screening when considering the use of scheduled medications
7) Build on the information presented in the lecture series to change practice behaviors when dealing with chronic pain patients
This Live activity, "The Pain of Treating Pain in 2012 Cruise Conference" with a beginning date of April 14, 2012 has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 13.5 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Conference Sessions generally take place during the days at sea (as cruise itinerary allows) to avoid conflicts with Ports of Call or evening entertainment.
Continuing Education, Inc is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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.
EXCLUSIVE SHORE EXCURSIONS
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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.
||PORT OF CALL
|Sat Apr 14
|Sun Apr 15
||At Sea Cruising
|Mon Apr 16
||San Juan, Puerto Rico
|Tue Apr 17
|| Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
|Wed Apr 18
||Philipsburg, St. Maarten
|Thu Apr 19
||At Sea Cruising
Lectures 12noon - 5:00pm
|Fri Apr 20
||At Sea Cruising
Lectures 7:30am - 11:30am
|Sat Apr 21