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Contemporary Topics in Pharmacy Practice

Continuing Pharmaceutical Education Cruise Conference
on Holland America's ms Ryndam

7 - Night Alaska Cruise on Holland America's ms Ryndam
July 11 - 18, 2003

Continuing Education Program to Alaksa on the ms Ryndam
Physicians - 16 CME - Course Fee $559
16 Contact Hours - ACPE Accreditation - Course Fee $559
RNs, LPNs, and NPs
19 Contact Hours - Course Fee $325

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.
George E. MacKinnon, III, Ph.D, R.Ph., FASHP. Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice Center for Advancement of Pharmacy Practice Midwestern University, Glendale Arizona
Karen J. MacKinnon, R.Ph. Director of Professional Laboratories and Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences; Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, Glendale, Arizona
Neil J. MacKinnon, Ph.D., R.Ph. Merck Frosst Chair of Patient Health Management Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy and School of Health Services Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S. CANADA

One of the books written by our Faculty: "Introducing . . . Seamless Care - A Pharmcist's Guide to Continuous Care Programs" Click Here

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Target Audience
Pharmacists, Physicians, Pharmacy Technicians
Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this CME activity is to present the clinical applications for newer drug therapies from the viewpoints of both pharmacist and medical practitioner
Please note: The opinions expressed in this program should not be construed as those of the CE provider. The information and views are those of the faculty through clinical practice and professional literature. Portions of this program may include the use of drugs for unlabeled indications. Use of drugs outside of labeling should be considered experimental and participants are advised to consult prescribing information and professional literature.

1. Describe the value provided by new and innovative pharmaceutical products.
2. Describe the patient focused value achieved when pharmacists become actively involved in medication therapy management and patient
3. Describe the treatment strategies for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) including non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic interventions.
4. Discuss the guidelines for managing patients with common lipid abnormalities while recognizing the new emerging risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD).
5. Analyze several real-life medication errors cases and determine how a continuous quality improvement (CQI) program would deal with each incident.
6. Compare and contrast disease-specific HRQoL instruments and general (generic) HRQoL instruments.
7. Explain how pharmacists are meeting unique needs of patients using various pharmaceutical delivery systems.
8. List common sources for miscommunication in healthcare that can lead to potentially serious medical errors.
9. Identify risk factors and quality indicators for preventable drug-related morbidity in older adults
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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.

Pharmacy Accreditation: ProCE, Inc. is approved by the the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. This program is acceptable for up to 16 contact hours (1.6 CEUs) in states that recognize ACPE providers. The registration fee covers the cost of CE credits. Statements of credit will be issued within 4-6 weeks of completion of program. Initial release date for all programs 07-12-03.

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 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditstm. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
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Cruise Itinerary

Itinerary and Ports of Call

Date  Port  Arrive  Depart
11 Fri Vancouver, BC   5:00pm
12 Sat Scenic Inside Cruising (Conference)  
13 Sun Ketchikan, Alaska 7:00 am 3:00pm
14 Mon Sitka, Alaska 9:00am 5:00 pm
15 Tue Juneau, Alaska 7:00am 11:00pm
16 Wed Haines, Alaska 7:00am 4:00pm
17 Thu Cruising Hubbard Glacier (Conference)  
18 Fri Seward, Alaska 8:00am