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Topics in Geriatrics and Emergency Medicine

7-Night Mediterranean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Barcelona, Spain
July 07 - 14, 2019

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.

Royal Caribbean's <em>Oasis of the Seas</em>
Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas
12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
12 ACPE Credits
12.0 Contact Hours
7½ Hours of Pharmacology for NPs

Course Fees:

$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Pharmacists, & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants
$695 for Nurse Practitioners
$495 for Nurses, Students & Others

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

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

The intent of my lectures is to provide a simple yet practical knowledge base framework in emergency medicine/trauma through which the participant will be able to improve their practice in the following areas:
  • Providing basic medical knowledge in the fields of adult and pediatric emergency medicine and trauma
  • Challenging current patient care practices and providing new practice paradigms to be able to assimilate into the participant's practice
  • Challenging current systems-based practices and providing new practice paradigms to be able to assimilate into the participant’s practice
  • Providing key interpersonal and communication skills which will help the participant navigate the complex world of team dynamics/crisis resource management and leadership
Topics:
  1. Whose Liife Is It Anyway? Everything You Need To Know About Advanced Directives - Part 1.
  2. Differentiating dementias
    • Distinguish various dementias through patient history, clinical symptoms, physical findings, and biomarkers.
  3. Get Smart about Diabetes in the Geriatric patient
  4. How to be A Gene-ious - pharmogenomic testing in clinical practice
  5. C dificille, mui dificil
    • Recognize risk factors for C. difficiile.
    • Apply antibiotic stewardship to your patients.
    • Restate the 2018 best practice guidelines for C. diificile for management and prevention of C. difficile.
  6. Help, I've Fallen and I Can't Get Up! - Fall prevention and gait assessment.
      Apply in office techniques to recognize patients at risk for falls.
    • Identify medications that increase fall risk.
  7. Pediatric Orthopedics made simple
    • Learning Objective #1: Differentiate the nuances of a pediatric vs adult skeletal injury.
    • Learning Objective #2: Using cases, be able to identify the common potential errors in diagnosing and treating pediatric fractures.
  8. Preparing yourself, your team and your department for a sick patient
    • Learning Objective #1 : Identify Key Components in the Preparation of the ER, the Resuscitation Team and the Physician for the arrival of a significantly ill patient.
    • Learning Objective #2 : Create a standardized approach to preparing for the arrival of a significantly ill patient
  9. Cognitive loading in medical practice
    • Learning Objective #1: Define the burden of cognitive loading in the emergency department.
    • Learning Objective #2: List ways in which the emergency medicine physician can manage cognitive exertion and exhaustion.
  10. Bad Ass Headaches - Avoiding Misses
    • Review rare but serious disease processes which can present with a headache
    • List and explain investigation strategies which can be utilized to rule out serious causes of headaches
  11. The "Sick" Kid in the ED: Wolf in sheep's clothing
    • Review common pediatric seemingly benign presentations with potential life-threatening causes.
    • Develop a standardized way of evaluating the sick pediatric patient
  12. Appropriate Imaging in Trauma
    • Develop a standardized way of approaching imaging in a trauma patient
    • Name potential limitations of certain imaging modalities in the evaluation of a trauma patient
  13. Mild TBI: An Oxymoron?
    • Understand the classification of traumatic brain injury
    • Develop an investigative and management strategy when evaluating a patient with minor head injury.
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

DAVID A. LeVINE, MD, CMD

DAVID A. LeVINE, MD, CMD

Dr. LeVine is currently an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) and previously was a Clinical Associate Professor of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is Certified in Geriatrics by the American Board of Family Practice and Internal Medicine and has been asked this year to participate in the blueprint review for the Geriatric Medicine examination. He is also the clinical preceptor of Geriatrics for 3 different residency programs in St. Petersburg, Florida. 

In addition to his private geriatric clinical practice, he is the Medical Director at Arden Courts of Seminole (ALF specializing in memory care), Dementia specialist for the IDEAS (The Imaging Dementia‐ Evidence for Amyloid Scanning) Study, Medical Director of the Geriatric Assessment Program at Menorah Manor, Medical Director of Menorah Manor's Marion and Bernard Samson Nursing Center and Chief Medical Officer of Menorah Manor. In 2016, he was awarded Medical Director of the Year by AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine 2016.

Joe Nemeth, MD, CCFP, EM FCFP

Joe Nemeth, MD, CCFP, EM FCFP

Emergency Medicine Physician/Trauma Team Leader, McGill University Health Centre 
Montreal General Hospital
Montreal Children's Hospital
Associate Professor, McGill University, University of Toronto 
Director
Trauma Fellowship for the Emergency Medicine Physician
McGill University

Dr. Nemeth has led a very geographically varied professional life starting training in the US, completing it in Europe. Subsequently, in 2001 he set up shop at the McGill University Health Center's Montreal General Hospital and Montreal Children's Hospital as an attending emergency medicine physician and has been there since. 

He was the department director at the Montreal General Hospital for 8 of those years. He also took part in a "quasi-sabbatical" one year stop in Toronto working at 5 different hospitals (academic/community) in the capacity of emergency medicine physician and trauma team leader. His extensive international lecturing dossier and numerous McGill University teaching awards attest to his passion for teaching.

Accreditation

Accreditation Council for 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 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician 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).

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.

US or Canadian Family Physicians: Please let us know if you require AAFP Prescribed Credits.

ANCC

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.
Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

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.

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

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 Jul 07 Barcelona, Spain
12:00 pm 6:00 pm
Mon Jul 08 Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
Lectures: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
8:00 am 4:00 pm
Tue Jul 09 Provence (Marseille), France
Lectures: 7:00 am - 9:00 am
9:00 am 6:00 pm
Wed Jul 10 La Spezia, Italy
8:30 am 8:30 pm
Thu Jul 11 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
7:00 am 8:00 pm
Fri Jul 12 Naples, Italy
7:00 am 6:30 pm
Sat Jul 13 *At Sea - Cruising
Lectures: 8:00 am - 12 Noon ; 1 - 5:00 pm
- -
Sun Jul 14 Barcelona, Spain
5:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
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Ports of Call