7-Night Western Mediterranean Cruise Conference from Rome, Italy
April 27 - May 4, 2012
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ 14 Contact Hours Course Fee Physicians $695
All Others - Course Fee $450 Course Fee Cancellation Policy - 30 days or more - 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.
Michael Wilsey, M.D.
Dr. Wilsey is a Clinical Associate Professor and Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics , Tampa, Florida.
He graduated from the University of Miami School of Medicine, and completed residency training in Pediatrics and fellowship training in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Texas Children's Hospital and the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He is an attending physician in Pediatric Gastroenterology in the Johns Hopkins Medical System at All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Dr. Wilsey is the Past-President of the Hillsborough County Pediatric Society as well as the former Florida Region V Representative of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Dr. Wilsey currently serves on the Medical Quality of Care Committee and the Pediatric Transplant Advisory Committee at All Children's Hospital and is a member of the Westchase Charitable Foundation Board of Directors.
Dr. Wilsey lives in Tampa, Florida with his beautiful wife and three teenage children. He enjoys reading, running, swimming, watching college and professional sports, and spending quality time with friends and family.
Paula Pell, M.D., Dr. Paula Pell is Clinical Faculty at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida and at All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida. Dr. Pell started practicing Clinical Emergency Medicine in 1978. Since 1992 her main focus has been on Pediatric Emergency Medicine and she has been involved in teaching students, residents and fellows through the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and at All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. Her interest in improving the quality of care for all children has ranged from serving as the EMS-C medical director for Pinellas County to serving as the President of the Southern Medical Association as well as working on many committees and boards. Her passion for teaching has remained a primary fous.
At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Pediatric Esophaeal Reflux
Identify signs and symptoms of GERD in children
Identify and treat celiac disease in the pediatric population
Probiotics: The when, where and why of it
Discuss the indications for probiotic therapy in children
Pediatric Food Allergy Update
Recognize infants and children at risk for clinically significant food allergies
Constipation & Infant Dyschezia
Differentiate between neonatal constipation and infant Dyschezia
Liver Enzyme Evaluation
Interpret the significance of elevated liver enzymes
Recognize the presenting signs and symptoms of children with Eosinophilic Esophagitis
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.
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