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Pulmonary Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Adult & Pediatric Emergency Medicine

7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Miami, Florida
January 11 - 18, 2020

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>Symphony of the Seas</em>
Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas

COURSE CREDITS & HOURS

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
14 ACPE Credits
14.0 Contact Hours
4 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs

COURSE FEES

TARGET AUDIENCE

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists,

PROGRAM PURPOSE

Acutely ill pediatric patients can be challenging and anxiety provoking at times to emergency medicine phyisicans and general pediatricians. This lecture series will address common illness complaints with up to date evidence based practices on a variety of topics including asthma, bronchiolitis, DKA, non-accidental trauma, novel ingestions, and seizure.

Additionally, one lecture will focus on helping physicians and their teams deal with difficult outcomes which can be stressful particularly when involving pediatric patients.

The Pulmonary content will provide updates on commonly encountered clinical problems and syndromes for primary and consulting providers who are not pulmonary specialists. After attending the program, the audience will have the latest recommendations and tools to evaluate, treat and partner with pulmonary specialist in the care of patients.

Topics:
  1. Bronchiolitis and Pediatric Asthma: When is the right time to get aggressive?
    • Cite current literature for management of bronchiolitis
    • Apply aggressive asthma management to appropriate patient populations
  2. Ins and Outs: What's new in pediatric ingestions
    • Employ evidence based guidelines for emergent, urgent and outpatient management of several common pediatric ingestions
  3. Second Victim Syndrome: Helping you and your staff recover from adverse events
    • Describe effective team strategies for dealing with the emotional aftermath of a bad outcome
  4. The Pain Free Pediatric ED
    • Determine medication administration strategies to minimize pain in the pediatric emergency department
  5. Victims of Violence: Interpartner violence and child abuse
    • Synthesize concerning complaints, injuries, or social risk factors which can help identify children who have been injured by a caregiver
  6. Pediatric Hyperglycemic Emergencies
    • Cite current literature on fluid resuscitation in DKA
  7. Nuts and Bolts of Neurologic Emergencies
    • Describe which patients and on what timeline patients should be evaluated by a neurologist following a seizure
  8. COPD Update
    • Apply updated guidelines for patient diagnosis and management
  9. Lung Cancer Highlights
    • Describe the newest approaches to lung cancer treatment
  10. Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease (interstitial lung disease)
    • Diagnose various DPLD and categorize approaches to work up
  11. Work related illnesses
    • Outline etiologies and exposures implicated in work related lung disease
  12. Solitary Lung Nodule work-up and Screening
    • List criteria and methods for screening for lung cancer
  13. Asthma
    • Appraise treatment strategies and alignment with recommended guidelines
  14. Respiratory Failure
    • Diagnose and triage respiratory failure in a timely manner

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

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.
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

Feroza Daroowalla, MD, MPH

Feroza Daroowalla, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Pulmonary/ Critical Care Medicine
Department of Medical Education
University of Central Florida COM
 

Dr. Feroza Daroowalla received her M.D. degree from SUNY Upstate Health Sciences University and completed her Internal Medicine residency at the University of Connecticut. She continued on to complete fellowship training in Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Daroowalla has been in academic clinical practice in pulmonary and critical care for most of her career. Her current position is as an Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Education at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine and in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Orlando VA. 

Jennifer Mitzman, MD, FACEP

Jennifer Mitzman, MD, FACEP

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Dr. Mitzman is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. She is also involved in resident and student education serving as a core faculty member and the director of the 3rd year medical student selective. She has an interest in simulation and has developed a Pediatric Emergency Medicine resident simulation curriculum.

In addition, she has a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. There she has an opportunity to work with residents from a variety of disciplines including Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics and Family Medicine as well as fellows in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Mitzman completed her medical education at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. She went on to complete residency in Emergency Medicine at Case Western University Hospitals in Cleveland. There she discovered passions for pediatric patients and education. After residency, she elected to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center - Brenner Children's Hospital. Following her training she returned to Ohio and joined The Ohio State University faculty.

She enjoys free time with her husband and young children.

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 14 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 14 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.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Credit Designation for Pharmacists: This knowledge-based activity is approved for 14 hours of pharmacy continuing education credit.

ITINERARY

DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Sat Jan 11 Miami, Florida
- 4:30 pm
Sun Jan 12 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Mon Jan 13 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Tue Jan 14 Basseterre, St. Kitts
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wed Jan 15 Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Thu Jan 16 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Fri Jan 17 CocoCay, Bahamas
10:00 am 7:00 pm
Sat Jan 18 Miami, Florida
6:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Map

PORTS OF CALL

Miami, Florida - South Florida's exciting, international city is much more than the gateway to Latin America, it's one of the world's most popular vacation destinations. Before departing from Miami, enjoy a tour that will highlight this "Magic City." Board an airboat and explore the wild Everglades‐be ready to see gators. Experience the one-of-a-kind art deco district in South Beach. Discover a cuisine and culture that fits perfectly with your South American adventure.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

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.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. - Named after a Danish Queen, Charlotte Amalie has one of the most breathtaking deepwater harbors in the world. The key sights of Charlotte Amalie are located within the town centre, making it easy to combine sightseeing with St. Thomas’ fantastic shopping opportunities. Eighteenth century architecture provides the perfect backdrop for walking tours and shopping here in the "Duty Free Capital of the World." For a dose of history, visit Emancipation Park, the American-Caribbean History Museum, or Bluebeard the pirate's castle at Magen’s Bay. If tropical bliss is what you're after, head to any of Charlotte Amalie’s pristine beaches, where the warm water, white sands and palm trees will lull you into deep relaxation!

CocoCay, Bahamas - Located in the middle of the Caribbean's bright blue water lies the secluded island of CocoCay. With its white-sand beaches and spectacular surroundings, CocoCay is a wonderland of adventure. Reserved exclusively for Royal Caribbean guests, this tropical paradise has recently been updated with new aquatic facilities, nature trails and a ton of great places to just sit back, relax and enjoy a tropical drink.

PERFECT DAY COCOCAY

Perfect Day Cococay

Royal Caribbean's Symphony 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.

STATEROOM DETAILS
PRICING PER PERSON

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

Outside

Oceanview Stateroom, 6N Oceanview Stateroom (6N)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, private bathroom and sitting area. Stateroom: 179 sq. ft. Please note that some staterooms in this class have obstructed views. Note: This stateroom category when located on the bow, has an obstructed view. 
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Ultra Spacious Oceanview, 1K Outside Ultra Spacious Oceanview (1K)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King. Sofa converts to double, two Pullman beds, private bathroom and sitting area. Stateroom: 271 sq. ft. Note: This stateroom category when located on the bow, has an obstructed view.
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Oceanview Stateroom, 1N Outside Oceanview Stateroom (1N)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, private bathroom and sitting area. Sofa bed. Stateroom: 179 sq. ft.
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Oceanview Stateroom, 2N Outside Oceanview Stateroom (2N)
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Oceanview Stateroom , 4N Outside Oceanview Stateroom (4N)
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Inside

Interior Stateroom, 6V Interior Stateroom (6V)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, private bathroom and sitting area. Stateroom: 149 sq. ft. 
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Spacious Interior, 1R Inside Spacious Interior (1R)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King. Sofa converts to double, two Pullman beds, private bathroom and sitting area. Stateroom: 260 sq. ft.
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Central Park View Interior, 1S Inside Central Park View Interior (1S)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, boardwalk view, sitting area, and a private bathroom. Stateroom: 191 sq. ft.
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Promenade View Interior, 1T Inside Promenade View Interior (1T)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, private bathroom and sitting area. Stateroom: 194 sq. ft.
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Interior Stateroom, 1V Inside Interior Stateroom (1V)
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Interior Stateroom, 2V Inside Interior Stateroom (2V)
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Interior Stateroom, 3V Inside Interior Stateroom (3V)
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Interior with Virtual Balcony, 4U Inside Interior with Virtual Balcony (4U)
A high-definition screen that spans nearly floor to ceiling, providing real-time views of the ocean and destinations. Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, private bathroom and sitting area with sofa.
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Interior Stateroom, 4V Inside Interior Stateroom (4V)
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Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change.
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Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $347.39 per person.
Deposit $250.00 per person

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

Cruise Cancellation Policy: Cancellation policies vary by cruise line, destination and sailing date. Please check with one of our agents for policies applicable to this cruise.

* 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.

Chubb Travel Protection Overview

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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