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Current Topics in Emergency Medicine, Mental Health and Addiction Medicine

9-Night Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao Cruise
Round-trip Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
October 06 - 15, 2022

This conference has already sailed, but that doesn't mean you have to miss the boat! Click here to see our complete schedule of upcoming programs.

<em>Celebrity Equinox</em>
Celebrity Equinox

COURSE CREDITS & HOURS

20 CE Credits for Psychologists
20 ASWB ACE Credits
20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
20 ACPE Credits
20.0 Contact Hours

COURSE FEES

$1095 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Pharmacists, & Dentists
$850 for Physician Assistants & Nurse Practitioners
$695 for Nurses, Students & Others

TARGET AUDIENCE

Psychologists, Social Workers, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists,

PROGRAM PURPOSE

The lectures presented at this activity will provide the attendee with a thorough update of knowledge and appreciation in mental health in women and people with substance abuse disorders and addiction. Participants will leave this activity to with new skills and strategies to diagnose and treat these conditions using a team based approach

  1. Eating Disorders
    • Diagnose eating disorders & understand biopsychosocial approaches for these conditions
    • Know how to diagnose key eating disorders as well as ways a primary care provider can begin treatment for such conditions leading to comprehensive intervention
  2. Suicide & Risk Assessment
    • Adequate knowledge about suicide and related risks
    • Conduct a clinical assessment of suicide risk and initiate appropriate management to appropriately mitigate clinical risk concerns
  3. Violence & Risk Assessment
    • Adequate knowledge about violence and its related risks
    • Conduct a clinical assessment of violence risk and initiate appropriate management to appropriately mitigate clinical risk concerns
  4. Initial Screening & Intervention for Substance Use Disorders (SUDs)
    • Apply an evidence-based approach to substance abuse disorders
    • Utilize an integrated systematic approach to assess & intervene with regard to SUDs in primary care settings
  5. The Opioid Crisis: Practicing with a Risk Management Mindset
    • Appreciate the need for understanding patient & medication related factors increasing the risk for opioid overdose
    • Describe factors contributing to the opioid crisis & know approaches to safe prescribing for opioids with a focus proper risk management considerations
  6. A Primer on Addiction Psychopharmacology for Primary Care
    • Appreciate current formulations regarding the nature of addiction & available medical interventions
    • Utilize evidence-based medication interventions for the management of SUDs & addiction
  7. Managing Chronic Pain & Addiction
    • Identify Risk factors for chronic pain & psychiatric co-morbidity
    • Identify collaborative approaches for comprehensive pain evaluation & management in the context of substance addiction including effective non-opioid treatment options for long-term pain management
  8. Novel & Emerging Substances of Abuse
    • Appreciate \the dangers of novel & newer substances of abuse
    • Define & recognize the spectrum of newer, synthetic substances of abuse & cite the clinical features of intoxication & withdrawal with novel drugs
    1. Reproductive Psychiatry: 2023 Update and Overview
      • Describe key parameters of the field Reproductive Psychiatry in 2023 and why it is relevant today
      • Define the role of Neuroactive Steroids (NAS) in both the etiology and the treatment of psychiatric conditions in the female patient
    2. Depression Across the Female Reproductive Cycle 1: Focus on PMDD, PME and Menopause
      • Identify the hormonal effect on depression in the non pregnant female
      • Describe diagnostic criteria for PMDD and hormonal and non hormonal interventions
    3. Depression Across the Female Reproductive Cycle 2: Focus on Perinatal Depression
      • Recognize unique features to consider in the diagnosis and treatment of perinatal depression
      • Identify and become comfortable using with at least three screening tools for PMADs
      • List several biopsychosocial risk factors for PMADs
    4. Beyond Postpartum Depression: Diagnosis and Treatment of Perinatal Anxiety Disorders
      • Identify which anxiety disorders most commonly present in the perinatal period
      • Describe the role of estrogen, progesterone and oxytocin in the etiology of these disorders
    5. Bipolar Disorder in Women: Meeting the Challenge 1: Managing Bipolar Disorder in the non-pregnant female patient
      • Describe evidence-based management of bipolar disorder in women
      • Identify how hormonal treatment may impact course of disorder as well as treatment options
    6. Bipolar Disorder in Women 2: Meeting the Challenge 2: Managing Bipolar Disorder during Pregnancy and Postpartum
      • Describe options for treatment of bipolar disorder during pregnant and postpartum to optimize safety of mother and infant
      • Discuss with your patient the risk/benefit ratio of the use of psychotropics during the perinatal period
    7. Diagnose sexual dysfunction in females (FSD) using DSM-5 terminology.
      • Identify common barriers in identification of FSD in clinical settings
      • Develop a treatment plan for women with FSD
    8. Evidence Based Approaches to Female Patients with Low Libido
      • Describe 3 behavioral interventions for the female patient with low libido
      • Describe both hormonal and non hormonal treatments for low libido in females

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

PLEASE NOTE: To attend the conference or participate in conference events, participants, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.

Register your interest and receive a full quote at 800-422-0711 (US/Can) or direct/int'l tel: +1-727-526-1571 or register online.

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.
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

Faculty

Karl Gregory Sieg, MD, FAPA, MRO

Karl Gregory Sieg, MD, FAPA, MRO

Medical Director of Behavioral Health
Professor of Psychiatry
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Orlando, Florida

Dr. Sieg received his medical degree and completed his residencies at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas. He is currently board certified in Addiction Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry.

He is also a board-certified Medical Review Officer. Serving as Medical Director of Behavioral Health, Dr. Sieg has over 35 years of experience in practice having worked in a variety of settings including outpatient, community mental health & managed care as well as private, public & state psychiatric hospitals and addiction treatment programs. He has authored numerous scientific articles and also had past involvement in clinical psychopharmacology research.

Dr. Sieg maintains memberships with the American Psychiatric Association, the Florida Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Psychiatry & the Law, and the American Medical Association. He currently practices and resides in the Orlando, Florida metropolitan area.

Accreditation

Credit Designation for Psychologists: Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs.

 

 

 

Credit Designation for Social Workers:  As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Continuing Education, Inc is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 20 Clinical continuing education credits.

Does not apply to the following states/provinces: New Jersey, New York, Yukon Territories.

 Joint Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation for Physicians: Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

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.

 

ANCC

Credit Designation for Nurses: Continuiung Education, Inc. designates this continuing nursing education activity for 20 contact hours.
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.

Nurse Practitioners: Can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM as needed.  Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

ROYAL COLLEGE MOC

 

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada:
Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

College of Family Physicians of Canada

 

College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)
The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) has a reciprocal credit reporting agreement with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Prescribed credits can be claimed as the equivalent number of certified credits, and Elective credits can be claimed as the equivalent number of non-certified credits.

Members of the CFPC may claim up to 50 credits per five-year cycle from Physician's Recognition Award (PRA) Category 1 credits. Any additional credits are eligible as non-certified credits.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education


Credit Designation for Pharmacists: This knowledge-based activity is approved for 20 hours of pharmacy continuing education credit.

ITINERARY

DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Thu Oct 06 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
- 4:00 pm
Fri Oct 07 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sat Oct 08 Georgetown, Grand Cayman
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Sun Oct 09 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Mon Oct 10 Oranjestad, Aruba
11:00 am 11:00 pm
Tue Oct 11 Willemstad, Curacao
8:00 am 10:00 pm
Wed Oct 12 Kralendijk (Bonaire), Antilles
7:00 am 3:00 pm
Thu Oct 13 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Fri Oct 14 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sat Oct 15 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao Cruise

PORTS OF CALL

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - There is an abundance of things to see and do in the Ft. Lauderdale area: visit the newly redesigned Ft. Lauderdale Beach and cafes, stroll the historic Riverwalk, shop the luxurious stores on Las Olas Boulevard or adventure to the Everglades for an intriguing air boat excursion.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Georgetown, Grand Cayman - Grand Cayman is where the high life meets island life. Snorkel with stingrays in Stingray City. Treat your inner foodie at eateries established by acclaimed top chefs like Michael Schwartz, or chow down on conch fritters by the seashore. You can even soak up some rays at one of the beaches voted best in the world, Seven Mile Beach. And do it all in the same day.

Oranjestad, Aruba - A Dutch jewel with a tropical touch. In Oranjestad, Aruba's capital, explore the colorful floating market and Nassaustraat, brimming with quaint shops. Head for the beach where water sports abound: snorkeling, rides on glass bottom boats and submarines. Or venture into the countryside to see the haunts of the huge green parakeet, the unique rock gardens of Casi Bari, the curious divi divi tree, forever bending in the tradewind breezes

Willemstad, Curacao - Curaçao is a treasure trove of cultural attractions, rich history, and natural scenery — from desert landscapes and rugged cliffs to 38 spectacular, and mostly secluded, beaches. Sint Anna Bay separates the two sides of the capital of Willemstad. Punda, the original settlement, is a tidy grid filled with shops and unique markets, restaurants and open-air cafes. Not to mention the famous tropicalized Dutch architecture in vibrant hues. Otrobanda (literally, “the other side”) is a maze of narrow streets and even narrower alleyways. And at only 40 miles long, a wide variety of island adventures are within easy reach during your Curaçao cruise.

Kralendijk (Bonaire), Antilles - Kralendijk is the sleepy capital of Bonaire, an island in the Dutch Antilles. Kralendijk is lined with delightfully pastel stucco houses, in pinks, oranges and lime greens. Famous for its diving - the island is surrounded by a Marine Park - Bonaire also offers such treats as flamingos, hiking and the only barefoot casino in the Caribbean.

Celebrity Equinox

PLEASE NOTE: To attend the conference or participate in conference events, participants, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.

Register your interest and receive a full quote at 800-422-0711 (US/Can) or direct/int'l tel: +1-727-526-1571 or by registering online.
STATEROOM DETAILS
PRICING PER PERSON

Prices below are for the full cruise including meals and evening entertainment

Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $369.16 per person.
Deposit $450.00 per person

Cruise pricing is presented per person, based double occupancy of the stateroom, per standard industry practice. Pricing presented above is listed accordingly to allow easy comparison for the stateroom categories displayed. Our agents always provide 'total cost' pricing disclosing all particulars before you make any commitment.

3rd/4th in Stateroom - Please call to secure the best possible pricing

COMPETITIVE PRICING PROMISE: We will match any price currently offered by the cruise line; this promise includes their short-term, promotional rates. As a value-added organizer of meetings at sea, however, we do not seek to compete with 'cruise discounters,' 'travel clubs,' or 'distressed inventory' sales operations.
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE: Market Rates offered directly by the cruise line and quoted by our agents are also subject to change at any time prior to depositing on your stateroom. Those rates are capacity and revenue controlled and can be withdrawn without notice.
CANCELLATION PENALTY POLICY WILL APPLY: We recommend Travel Insurance to protect your investment from unexpected, late cancellations.
Cruise Cancellation Policy:Late Cancellation policies vary by cruise line, itinerary and length of cruise. When reserving your stateroom, please congirm the policy applicable to this cruise with one of our agents.
Course Fee Cancellation Policy: 30+ days before sailing date - 75% Refund ; 7-29 days before sailing date - 50% Refund; Less than 7 days before sailing date - No Refund
FUEL SUPPLEMENT: During periods of unusual oil price volatility, cruiselines may implement a fuel surcharge at any time prior to sailing.

Chubb Travel Protection Overview

Please note, this insurance protection is available to the residents of the United States only,
that coverage limits are per person and that limits can vary by State.

Standard Plan Benefits Travel Basics Travel Essentials Travel Choice
Trip Cancellation 100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
Trip Interruption 100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
150% of Trip Costs
($150,000 maximum)
150% of Trip Costs
($150,000 maximum)
Trip Interruption - Return Air Only $500 $750 $1,000
Trip Delay $500 ($100 per day) $750 ($150 per day) $1,000 ($200 per day)
Missed Connection NA $250 $500
Baggage & Personal Effects $750 ($50 deductible) $1,000 $2,500
Baggage Delay $200 $300 $500
Accident & Sickness Medical Expense* $15,000 ($50 deductible) $25,000 $50,000
Emergency Evacuation & Repatriation of Remains $150,000 $500,000 $1,000,000
Accidental Death & Dismemberment NA $10,000 $50,000
Assistance Services Included Included Included
Additional Benefits (if purchased within 15 days of Initial Trip Payment; Day 1 is the date the Intial Trip Payment is made)
Pre-Existing Medical Condition Exclusion Waiver Included Included Included
Trip Cancellation/ Interruption due to Financial Default Included Included Included
Accident Sickness Medical Expense Excess Coverage Primary Coverage Primary Coverage
Baggage & Personal Effects Excess Coverage Excess Coverage Primary Coverage
Flight Accident $25,000 $50,000 NA
Missed Connection NA Additional $250 Included in base plan
Optional Benefits (if selected byt the Applicant and required premium is paid)
Medical Coverage Upgrade Included in base plan Included in base plan Additional $50,000
including Emergency Evacuation* Additional $150,000 Additional $500,000 Included in base plan
Car Rental Collision Coverage $35,000 ($250 Deductible) $35,000 ($250 Deductible) $35,000 ($250 Deductible)
Flight Accident Amount selected up to $500,000 Amount selected up to $500,000 NA
*Coverage, pricing and availability may vary by state
*Additional Benefits change not available for CA, CO, KS, MN, MO, MT, NH, NY, PA, TX or WA residents at this time.


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before you cruise

Fort Lauderdale Marriot Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

3030 Holiday Drive
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316 USA

Discover our vibrant beach hotel in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa invites guests to embrace beachfront living in style. Nestled along a quarter-mile stretch of pristine private beach, our hotel effortlessly blends laid-back tropical tranquility with signature Marriott service. Enjoy our perfect location near the shops, dining and nightlife of Las Olas Boulevard. Benefit from or close proximity to Fort Lauderdale International Airport.

After a busy day of travel, rejuvenate in our updated guest rooms and suites, many of which feature private balconies to soak in waterfront views. Dive into our lagoon-style pool, spend the day jet skiing and snorkeling, or pamper yourself at our luxury spa. Showcasing an array of unique restaurants, our resort offers ample opportunities for culinary adventures.

Ask your CEI agent for details and availability.

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141 SW 19th Ct, Dania Beach, FL 33004

Welcome to Cambria!


The Cambria® Hotel Ft Lauderdale Airport South & Cruise Port in Dania Beach is not only a stylish hotel with friendly service, it's also conveniently located near some of the area's best attractions, including Fort Lauderdale Beach and the Dania Casino. Wake up to complimentary served gourmet coffee in the lobby, a state-of-the-art fitness center, resort-style heated outside pool and whirlpool, and a "newly renovated" restaurant & bar! Dine with confidence and convenience with choices to dine inside or enjoy the breeze in our outdoor seating area.

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