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2022 Update in Critical Care and Pulmonology

3-Night CME Resort Conference
From Duck Key, Florida Keys to
January 26 - 29, 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>Hawks Cay Resort & Marina</em>
Hawks Cay Resort & Marina

COURSE CREDITS & HOURS

12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
12 ACPE Credits
12.0 Contact Hours
12 ADA CERP Credits

COURSE FEES

$895.00 for Physicians, Psychiatrists, Pharmacists, & Attorneys
$695.00 for Physician Assistants & Nurse Practitioners
$495.00 for Nurses, Students & Others

PROGRAM AGENDA

DATE TIME ACTIVITY
Thursday, Jan 27 8:30a - 12:30p Educational Session
Friday, Jan 28 8:30a - 12:30p Educational Session
Saturday, Jan 29 8:30a - 12:30p Educational Session

TARGET AUDIENCE

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Dentists, Dental Staff

PROGRAM PURPOSE

Program Purpose: Topics will evaluate recent guidelines and how they should be implemented into the care of patients. Strategies to apply new therapies for critically ill patients with various common ICU diseases such as ARDS, cerebral vascular disease and severe infections will be discussed. A key focus will be on strategies to standardize protocols for staffing, exposure, mitigation and safety during surges in ICU patients. The importance of the contributions of the interprofessional healthcare team during a public health crisis will be addressed. Topics: Topics:
  1. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Diagnosis and Management
    • Diagnosis and manage ARDS using updated criteria
  2. Respiratory Distress & the Use of Non-Invasive Ventilation
    • Assess respiratory failure using blood gases; to understand how to use a non-invasive ventilator to achieve optimal patient-support
  3. Acute Kidney Injury
  4. Sepsis in 2022
  5. The “I” in ICU: Intensive not Invasive
    • Discuss how ICUs came to be invasive & what data we have for continuing some invasive practices
  6. Case of COVID-19 Critical Illness
  7. Anemia and transfusion triggers in the critically ill
    • Identify the appropriate transfusion trigger in the critically ill and the risks associated with transfusion
    • transfusion practices for massive transfusions.
  8. Critical review of the AHA CPR-ACLS guidelines
  9. Ethical case in the critically ill*
    • Understand the ethical issues that impact our ICU patients using a unique case
  10. ICU management of stroke patients
    • Critically review the management of acute embolic strokes and apply to your organization
  11. Antibiotic resistance: A global problem
    • Identify the global problem of antibiotic resistance and how it will impact the care of our critically ill infected patient.
  12. Infection control practices: What is the evidence?
    • Implement cost effective infection control measures in their practice.
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

PLEASE NOTE: To attend the conference, participants must book their cruise through Continuing Education, Inc.. This ensures our company can provide full conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Note also, that participants' family and friends are welcome to book within our group to take advantage of our typically excellent cruise rates. Thank you for your cooperation.
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

Faculty

Daniel H. Kett, MD

Daniel H. Kett, MD

ACMO for Critical Care
University of Miami Hospital
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL 

Daniel H. Kett, MD, is the Associate Chief Medical Officer for Critical Care at University of Miami Hospital and a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida and his medical degree at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Dr. Kett completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine followed by a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital. He is the recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program.

Dr. Kett has strong clinical and research interests in severe ICU related infections, including invasive candidiasis and healthcare associated pneumonia,and infection control practices in the ICU.

Dr. Kett is an investigator for the Mycoses Study Group, a large multidisciplinary group of researchers with a primary focus on studying serious infections, and is active in several projects related to fungal infections in critically ill patients.

Results of his research have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, Lancet Infectious Diseases, Critical Care Medicine, Chest, and the Journal of Intensive Care Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Kett has presented at numerous scientific meetings and has been an invited lecturer at national and international conferences.

Hayley Gershengorn, MD

Hayley Gershengorn, MD

Hayley Beth Gershengorn is an associate professor and interim vice chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. She received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed a residency in internal medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell and a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia. She is an associate editor for critical care of the Annals of the American Thoracic Society, on the program committee for critical care for the American Thoracic Society, and chair-elect for the Internal Medicine Section of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Wearing many hats, Gershengorn also serves as the executive director for quality improvement at the University of Miami Hospitals and Clinics, where she is involved in drafting procedures to standardize care delivery, exposure mitigation, and safety. As vice chief of the pulmonary/critical care division, she is working on a staffing strategy to care for expected surges in ICU patients.

Accreditation

 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 12 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 12 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 12 hours of pharmacy continuing education credit.

ADA CERP Logo

Credit Designation for Dentists: Continuing Education, Inc. is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Continuing Education, Inc. designates this continuing dental education activity for 12 continuing education credits.
Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp.

ITINERARY

DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Wed Jan 26 Duck Key, Florida Keys
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Thu Jan 27
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*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.

PORTS OF CALL

Duck Key, Florida Keys - Hawks Cay Resort is situated at mile marker 61, on tiny Duck Key, about halfway between Key Largo and Key West. Click here to Book Your Hotel

Note: Hawks Cay/Duck Key is 1 hour, 20 minutes from Key West and 2 hours from Miami.
You can fly into Miami and drive to Hawk's Cay Resort.

- Hawks Cay Resort is situated at mile marker 61, on tiny Duck Key, about halfway between Key Largo and Key West. Click here to Book Your Hotel

Note: Hawks Cay/Duck Key is 1 hour, 20 minutes from Key West and 2 hours from Miami.
You can fly into Miami and drive to Hawk's Cay Resort.

Centrally located between Miami and Key West yet tucked away on the secluded island of Duck Key, Hawks Cay Resort offers the perfect union of solitude and convenience. For guests that live in the United States, there's no need for a passport.

With easy access by car, boat or plane, you can enjoy the best qualities of the Caribbean-clear turquoise waters, endless sunshine, excellent fishing and diving opportunities, fresh seafood and a relaxing tropical atmosphere.

Explore the only island resort you can drive to, featuring a full-service marina, saltwater lagoon, multiple restaurants and more.

Hotel Information

Enjoy breakfast in the company of bottlenose dolphins, partake in poolside team-building experiences, and spend free time diving and fishing. This will be a unique Florida Keys meeting experience that will be exciting to attend and that will leave you feeling rejuvenated.

Hawks Cay Resort

Amenities

  • Internet Access
  • Local and Toll Free Phone Calls
  • Self Parking
  • Tram Transportation throughout the Resort
  • Complementary access to Hawks Cay Health Club and Coral Cay
  • Unlimited use of Putting Course, Sports Field, Hard and Clay Court Tennis Facilities
  • Unlimited use of Kayaks and Paddleboards in the Hawks Cay Saltwater Lagoon
  • Tennis Facility
  • Bike Rentals
  • 5 Resort Pools & Lagoon

Hawks Cay Resort & Marina

PLEASE NOTE: To attend the conference, participants must book their cruise through Continuing Education, Inc.. This ensures our company can provide full conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Note also, that participants' family and friends are welcome to book within our group to take advantage of our typically excellent cruise rates. 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

Because this program is sailing soon, full payment of the fare is due at time of booking.

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

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.

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: Because this sailing is departing soon, no fares are displayed above; Call us to request a quote of current, market rate fares. Those fares, the same as offered directly by the cruise line, are subject to change at any time until held with a deposit or full payment of the fare. Market rates are capacity and revenue controlled, do fluctuate, 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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Or +1-727-526-1571
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 conference.

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