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Topics in Family Medicine: 2018 Update

7-Night Southern Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip San Juan, Puerto Rico

January 14 - 21, 2018

Royal Caribbean's Wonderful Jewel of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Jewel of the Seas

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
Course Fees:
$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
$495 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.
Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:

  1. Prevention and Treatment of Motion Sickness
  2. Incidentaloma(s) How to approach these findings?
  3. Hey Doc! By the way I have this
    • Common OTC treatment of every day Dermatologic Problems in Daily Practice
  4. Common Knee and Shoulder Complaints in the Office Setting
    • How to give steroid injections to treat knee and shoulder complaints
  5. Use of the Medical Interpreter to maximize the office visit
  6. Current Guidelines on Evaluation of the Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  7. Efficacious use of Antiemetic in the office setting
  8. Optimizing Results through Teamwork
  9. Preparing Your Patients for a Successful Transition to their Golden Years
  10. Medical Error Reduction: Optimizing Outcomes and Patient Safety
  11. Travel Medicine: Prevention Goes International
  12. The Seven Habits of Responsible Opioid Prescribing
  13. Preparing Your Patients for a Successful Transition to their Golden Years
  14. Medical Error Reduction: Optimizing Outcomes and Patient Safety
  15. Travel Medicine: Prevention Goes International
  16. Optimizing Patient Safety – Appropriate Opioid Prescribing
Learning Objectives:

As a result of these activities, participants should be able to
  1. List 3 symptoms of motion sickness
    • Describe the 3 types of behavioral interventions
    • Recite 3 types of medications use for Motions Sickness
  2. Differentiate the different sites of incidentalomas
    • Differentiate the different sites of incidentalomas
    • Explain the work up for Thyroid, Pulmonary and Pituitary Incidentalomas
    • List the 3 Red flags related to Thyroid, Pulmonary and Pituitary findings
  3. Describe 3 most common skin complaints in the office setting
    • List 3 over the counter treatments that are used for these skin conditions
  4. Demonstrate a rapid shoulder and knee exam
    • List the contraindications to a steroid injection
  5. Describe at least 5 tips for using a medical interpreter
    • List 3 Medical Interpreter Resources
    • Explain at least 2 benefits of using a trained interpreter
  6. Describe what constitutes and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • List the 3 main risk factors for AAA
    • Apply the screening requirements for AAA
  7. List the 3 primary neurotransmitters involved in nausea and vomiting
    • Discuss the 4 categories of antiemetics used in the ambulatory setting
  8. Apply the characteristics of successful teams and tools to build teamwork and improve outcomes
  9. Describe how teamwork can improve chronic disease metrics
  10. List and explain stages of team formation
  11. Improve the wellness of the geriatric patients seen
  12. Address preventive measures for geriatric members
  13. Provide appropriate medication management for the elderly
  14. Improve communication strategies in discussing advance directives with patients
  15. Discuss types of medical errors that can result in increased morbidity and mortality
  16. Identify and reduce potential cognitive error risks resulting in improved outcomes and patient safety
  17. Explain how diagnosis momentum can result in medical errors
  18. Discuss the scope of US travelers abroad
  19. Assess the medical risk to the traveler
  20. List commonly needed Immunizations
  21. Explain helpful preventative treatments
  22. List travel medicine related website resources
  23. Appropriately evaluate a patient for Chronic Pain
  24. List general guidelines for prescribing Controlled Substances / Opioids
  25. Discuss and utilize multiple modalities in managing chronic pain
  26. Understand the added risks when prescribing opioids in excess of 100 mg/day Morphine Equivalent Dosing (MED)
  27. Implement strategies to improve patient safety and compliance with guidelines in prescribing opioids and other Controlled Substances
  28. Understand and utilize the new Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Opioid Prescribing Practice Guidelines
  29. Apply the characteristics of successful teams and tools to build teamwork and improve outcomes
  30. Describe how teamwork can improve chronic disease metrics
  31. List and explain stages of team formation
  32. Improve the wellness of the elder patients seen
  33. Address preventive measures for elder patients
  34. Provide appropriate medication management for the elderly
  35. Improve communication strategies in discussing advance directives with patients
  36. Discuss types of medical errors that can result in increased morbidity and mortality
  37. Minimize potential cognitive error risks to result in improved outcomes and patient safety
  38. Explain how diagnosis momentum can result in medical errors
  39. Discuss the scope of US travelers abroad
  40. Assess appropriately the medical risk to the traveler
  41. List commonly needed Immunizations for travelers
  42. Implement helpful travel preventative treatments
  43. Utilize travel medicine related website resources
  44. Appropriately evaluate a patient for Chronic Pain
  45. Utilize general guidelines for prescribing Controlled Substances / Opioids, including the new CDC guidelines
  46. Implement the use of multiple modalities in managing chronic pain
  47. Explain the added risks when prescribing opioids in excess of 100 mg Morphine Equivalent Dosing (MED)
  48. Implement strategies to improve patient safety and compliance with guidelines in prescribing opioids and other Controlled Substances
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.
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.
Faculty
Dereck DeLeon, MD
University Appointment - Associate Clinical Professor
Dept. of Family and Preventative Medicine, University of California, San Diego
Academic Position - Program Director
Kaiser Permanente San Diego Family Medicine Residency Program

Dr. Dereck DeLeon has been a Family Physician with Kaiser Permanente in San Diego, California for the past 22 years and is currently the Program Director for the Kaiser Permanente Family Medicine Residency Program in San Diego as well as the Southern California Regional Chair for Diversity in Graduate Medical Education Committee.

He also currently is the Co-Chair of the San Diego Graduate Medical Education Committee and the Chair of the San Diego , Innovation in Quality Education and Transformation Committee at Kaiser Permanente San Diego.

His leadership background also includes being on the Association of Family Medicine Residency Director Education and Program Director Development Committee as well past Chair of the Kaiser Permanente San Diego Continuing Medical Education Committee .He also has completed numerous Fellowships in Leadership, Faculty Development and Curriculum Design and Assessment.

Dr. DeLeon also maintains a busy clinical practice with Kaiser Permanente. He holds the appointment of Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Preventative Medicine at the University of California, San Diego.

One of Dr DeLeon's passions is in developing community programs that seek to expose those from underrepresented backgrounds to the health care profession as well as to educate other healthcare providers around the issues of health inequities in our communities. Dr DeLeon help pioneer the Kaiser Permanente/ San Ysidro High School Summer Urban Fellowship which has helped provide the education/mentoring and role modeling for local high school, college and medical students from underrepresented groups ,who seek careers in medicine .

Dr. DeLeon has been an invited speaker at numerous venues and has presented numerous scholarly work at, the AAFP Annual Scientific Assembly , the AAFP Program Directors Workshop , the University of California San Diego School of Medicine , and the AAMC Minority Student Workshop among others.

Francis R. Mencl, MD, MS, FACEP, FAAEM
Professor of Emergency Medicine; Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED); Rootstown, OH
ED Staff Physician, Western Reserve Hospital Emergency Department; Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Editorial Board, Prehospital Emergency Care
Accreditation

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 Credits™. 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.

Nurse Practitioners can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as needed aanpcert.org/ptistore/control/recert/ce_opps.
Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

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

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.

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.

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
DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Sun Jan 14 San Juan, Puerto Rico
- 8:30 pm
Mon Jan 15 St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
8:00 am 5:30 pm
Tue Jan 16 Basseterre, St. Kitts
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wed Jan 17 St. John's, Antigua
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thu Jan 18 Castries, St. Lucia
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri Jan 19 Bridgetown, Barbados
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Sat Jan 20 *At Sea
- -
Sun Jan 21 San Juan, Puerto Rico
6:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Ports of Call
San Juan, Puerto Rico (Embark and Debark) - In days of yore, the waters near Puerto Rico teemed with pirate ships commanded by the likes of Sir Francis Drake. Aye, they are long gone, but in their wake they have left an island of national treasures: La Casa Blanca, built in 1501 for the island's first governor, Ponce de Leon; the cobblestone streets of Old San Juan; the tropical rain forests of El Yunque. Port tips from our blog
Basseterre, St. Kitts - The island England zealously defended from Brimstone Hill, the "Gibraltar of the West Indies." In Basseterre, a mini-London, there's Piccadilly Circus to shop and a gingerbread version of Big Ben by which to check the hour.
Bridgetown, Barbados - An island some say is more British than Britain. Here, cricket is the national sport and afternoon tea goes without saying. But Barbados is true blue Caribbean as well, with classic sand beaches, and wild monkeys in the jungle.
Castries, St. Lucia - Watch natives fashion boats from gum trees, write postcards in a Creole cafe. Shop for black coral carvings and exquisite silk-screened fabrics.
Saint Johns, Antigua - An enterprising man, Codrington had come to Antigua to find out if the island would support the sort of large-scale sugar cultivation that already flourished elsewhere in the Caribbean. His initial efforts proved to be quite successful, and over the next fifty years sugar cultivation on Antigua exploded. By the middle of the 18th century the island was dotted with more than 150 cane-processing windmills--each the focal point of a sizeable plantation.

Today almost 100 of these picturesque stone towers remain, although they now serve as houses, bars, restaurants and shops. At Betty's Hope, Codrington's original sugar estate, visitors can see a fully-restored sugar mill.
St. Thomas, U.S. V.I. - Arguably the island with the best shopping and the best beaches. Shop duty-free Charlotte Amalie 'til you drop. Or dive into the beach scene at beautiful Magens Bay, Coki Point, or Turtle Cove, nesting ground of the endangered hawksbill sea turtle.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

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.

Jewel of the Seas

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.
Cruise Pricing

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

STATEROOM DETAILS
PRICING
PER PERSON
Junior Suite with Balcony (JS) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, private bathroom with bathtub and a sitting area with sofa bed. (282 sq. ft., balcony 74 sq. ft.)
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Superior Ocean-View with Balcony (D1) Quad - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, , private balcony, sitting area and a private bathroom. (189 sq. ft., balcony 53 sq. ft.)
$829
1st & 2nd person

$289
3rd & 4th person
Superior Ocean-View with Balcony (D1) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, , private balcony, sitting area and a private bathroom. (189 sq. ft., balcony 53 sq. ft.)
$829
Deluxe Ocean-View with Balcony (E3) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom. (162 sq. ft., balcony 51 sq. ft.)
$639
OceanView Stateroom (H) -Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area with sofa, vanity area and a private bathroom. (169 sq. ft.)
$559
OceanView Stateroom (I) -Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area with sofa, vanity area and a private bathroom. (169 sq. ft.)
$409
Interior Stateroom ( K) Quad- Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area, vanity area, and a private bathroom. (160 sq. ft.)
$459
1st & 2nd person

$219
3rd & 4th person
Interior Stateroom (M) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area, vanity area, and a private bathroom. (160 sq. ft.)
$369
Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $273.59 per person
Deposit: $250 per person
Cancellation Policies vary by cruise line, destination and sailing date.
Please check with one of our cruise consultant for policies applicable to this cruise.

Important Note: Not all staterooms within each category have the same furniture configuration and/or facilities. Appropriate symbols within the rooms on the deck plans describe differences from the stateroom descriptions . All information is subject to change.
* COMPETITIVE PRICING PROMISE: While we are not a 'cruise discounter,' we will match any price offered by the cruise line, directly to the general public, at the time of booking. This offers includes many short-term, promotional rates. All cruise line rates can be withdrawn by the cruise line at any time and are capacity controlled.
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE: Although subject to change at any time, the listed prices are generally available up to about 90 days before sailing; at that time they convert to typically higher, market rates. Rates offered directly by the cruise line and quoted by our agents are also subject to change at any time, can be withdrawn at any time and are capacity controlled.
CANCELLATION PENALTY POLICY WILL APPLY: Cancellation policies vary by cruise line, itinerary and length of cruise. When reserving your stateroom, please review the policy applicable to this cruise with our staff. We strongly recommend Travel Insurance to cover the unexpected.
FUEL SUPPLEMENT: Cruiselines may implement a fuel surcharge depending on the price of crude oil.
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.

TravelSafe.comPlease visit TravelSafe.com for travel insurance information.

Cruise Line cancellation policies are strictly enforced. For that reason, we urge all of our travelers to carefully consider whether travel insurance is a good value for them.

Certainly, if you have reason to think that "something might come up" that might force you to cancel, travel insurance is worth the cost of the premium. Examples we've seen in the past include ill or frail family members and changes in employment causing relocation.

If travel insurance is the right choice for you, we recommend TravelSafe. To visit their site and explore your options click here or on the link above; this link allows you to price out the insurance plan you prefer. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer.

What Our Travel Insurance Can Cover:

  • Trip Cancellation & Interruption
  • Baggage/Personal Effects Loss & Dealy
  • Missed Connection
  • Medical Expense/Emergency Evacuation
  • Non-Medical Emergency Evacuation
  • Accidental Death
  • On-Call 24 Hour Assistance Services
  • Some plans even include cancel for any reason