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Topics in Emergency Medicine - Live CME Cruise Conference

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Topics in Emergency Medicine

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Fort Lauderdale, FL
November 25 - December 2, 2017

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  Harmony of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Harmony 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, Residents, 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, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
  1. Abdominal Pain that Kills
  2. Airway Management Tips 1
  3. Airway Management Tips 2
  4. Upper Extremity Fracture Management
  5. Resistant Infections in the ED
  6. A Look at the Red Eye
  7. Sickle Cell Disease Update
  8. Traumatic Brain Injury (Concussions, Mild TBI, Moderate TBI, Intracranial Bleeds)
  9. Fluids and Electrolytes
  10. Venous Thromboembolism
  11. Bleed Management
  12. Zoonotic Infections and Environmental Exposures
  13. EBM and the Lifelong Learner
  14. Updates on patient quality, experience, safety and satisfaction
Objectives:
As a result of these activities, participants should be able to:
  • Recognize high risk situations
  • Analyze work-up of cases that have high morbidity and mortality
  • Suggest algorithms for rapid diagnosis
  • Demonstrate solutions to common airway management issues
  • Apply new devices and approaches to oxygenate and intubate
  • Demonstrate novel approaches in difficult cases to secure an airway
  • Recognize which fractures require immediate orthopedic consultation
  • Review techniques for reduction of common fractures
  • Recognize fractures with high risk for functional complications
  • Review current resistant infections seen in the emergency department
  • Discuss appropriate antibiotic use in these patients
  • Discuss emerging pathogens
  • Discuss causes of the red eye
  • Review management of common diagnoses
  • Identify cases requiring emergent ophthalmologic consultation
  • Analyze causes and management of pain in the sickle cell patient
  • Discuss management of other important complications
  • Review advances in pain management and other therapeutics
  • Distinguish clinical characteristics of mild TBI compared to emergent bleeds and implement follow up plans
  • Select appropriate fluids and electrolyte replacement strategies
  • Diagnosis and treatment of VTE including DVT, SVT, and PE
  • Strategies to manage bleeding from surgical sites, procedural sites and intracranial/intraabdominal life threatening sites in patients both on and not on anticoagulation
  • Common zoonotic infections in the ED from foodborn pathogens and environmental/household exposures
  • Review important statistical concepts needed to evaluate and appraise medical literature
  • Survey of the quality landscape including reviews of patient safety indicators and important hospital metrics
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.
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Topics in Emergency Medicine - Live CME Cruise Conference

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Nov
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Nov 25 - Dec 02 - Fort Lauderdale
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
Eric Gross, MD, MMM, FACEP
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Quality Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
University of California, Davis

Dr. Gross completed his undergraduate training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and went on to finish his residency in emergency medicine at the George Washington University.

He has been in academic clinical practice since 2001. He also received a Masters in Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University in 2013.
Currently, Dr. Gross is the Quality Director and a Clinical Professor of Emergency Department at the University of California, Davis.

Jason W. Wilson, MD, MA, FACEP
Medical Director, Office of Clinical Research
Associate Medical Director, Adult ED
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine, Morsani College of Medicine
University of South Florida, TEAMHealth, Tampa General Hospital

Dr. Wilson serves as the medical director for the office of clinical research at Tampa General Hospital and a core faculty member for the University of South Florida Emergency Medicine Residency Program as well as the Associate Medical Director of the department. He completed a bachelors degree at USF in anthropology and went on to the University of Michigan where he received a master's degree also in anthropology. He returned to USF for medical school and residency. His specific research interests include anticoagulation and bleed management as well as the diagnosis and treatment of HIV and HCV in the ED. He also still uses his background in anthropology to focus on research and strategies to improve patient-physician interaction.

Dr. Wilson enjoys finding ways to move research to operations by building out treatment pathways and hospital wide protocols based on research results and best practices. In addition, he plays an active role in didactic and bedside education on a daily basis of residents and medical students. He also has a courtesy appointment in the Department of Anthropology and teaches an undergraduate course. Dr. Wilson has an interest in sports medicine and serves as a physician for two professional sports teams.
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.
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
Sat Nov 25 Fort Lauderdale, FL
- 4:30 pm
Sun Nov 26 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 8:00am-12noon
- -
Mon Nov 27 Labadee, Haiti
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Tue Nov 28 Falmouth, Jamaica
10:30 am 7:00 pm
Wed Nov 29 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 9:00am-12noon; 1:00pm-4:00pm
- -
Thu Nov 30 Cozumel, Mexico
8:00 am 7:00 pm
Fri Dec 01 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 8:00am-12noon
- -
Sat Dec 02 Fort Lauderdale, FL
6:15 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.

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.

Harmony 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
Sky Class Owner's Suite (OS) - These luxurious suites offer a comfortable bedroom,separate living area and a private balcony. The image above is an approximation of this stateroom. Actual features may vary.
2 twin beds (can convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long)
Queen sized sofa bed (size varies with ship). Can accommodate a rollaway bed and/or Play Yard.
Stateroom: 556 Sq. Ft., Balcony: 243 Sq. Ft.
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Crown Loft Suite - - This category is inclusive of our Royal Suite Class program:
  • Exclusive Experiences: Your Royal Genie and Concierge craft moments just for you.
  • Inclusive Amenities: Complimentary services and amenities make every last detail unforgettable.
  • Unparalled Accommodations: Retreat to the most spacious luxury suites at sea.
All staterooms and suites come complete with private bathroom, vanity area, hair-dryer, closed-circuit TV, radio and phone. Crown Loft Suite w/Balcony Two deck high stateroom with panoramic views. Two Bathrooms with shower on main and second level. Master bedroom with Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, size bed on second level. Private balcony with chairs, dining area with dry bar, table/desk. Living room sofa converts to double bed
Stateroom: 545 sq. ft. Balcony: 114 sq. ft.
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Sky Class Grand Balcony Suite (GS) - Grand Suites offer a comfortable bedroom, a living area, private balcony and extra perks for guests.Two twin beds (can convert to a Royal Suite). Sky Class Exclusives: Coastal Kitchen Access, Voom - The Fastest Internet at Sea, Exclusive Concierge Services, Suite Lounge, Exclusive Signature Activities, Exclusive Suites Beach Access, 1-Day Thermal Room Access, L'Occitane Bathroom Amenities, Luxury Pillowtop Mattress, Bottled Water.
The Royal Suite Class Program will be applicable on sailings beginning Apr 30th.
Private balcony, Sitting area with table and sofa, Private bathroom with tub and double sink, Marble entry, Mini refrigerator, Hair dryer, TV, Radio, Phone,Safe
Stateroom: 371 Sq. Ft. , Balcony: 105 Sq. Ft.
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Sky Class AquaTheater Suite - Enjoy the best seat in the house during AquaTheater performances in a comfy suite with sweeping ocean views.
2 twin beds (can convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long), Convertible sofa bed.
Stateroom: 323 sq. ft., Balcony: 452 sq. ft.

  • Note: Above sizes are for staterooms on deck 11, deck 12 staterooms are 323 sq. ft. balcony 355 sq. ft.

 

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Royal Sea Class-Junior Balcony Suite (JS) - Sea Class Exclusives: Dinner Access to Coastal Kitchen, Luxury Pillowtop Mattress, L'Occitane Bathroom Amenities . The Royal Suite Class Program will be applicable on sailings beginning Apr 30th.These suites offer a comfortable bedroom, small sitting area and a private balcony.
Two twin beds (can convert toa Royal King). Private bathroom with bathtub. Sitting area with table and and sofa. Mini refrigerator, Hair dryer, TV, Phone,Radio, Safe
Stateroom: 287 Sq. Ft., balcony 80 Sq. Ft.
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Superior OceanView Stateroom with Balcony (D2) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom.
Stateroom: 182 Sq. Ft., balcony 53 Sq. Ft.
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Superior OceanView Stateroom with Balcony (D4) Triple - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom.
Stateroom: 182 Sq. Ft., balcony 53 Sq. Ft.
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Superior OceanView Stateroom with Balcony (D5) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom.
Stateroom: 182 Sq. Ft., balcony 53 Sq. Ft.
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Boardwalk View Stateroom with Balcony (B2) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), sitting area, and a private bathroom. Boardwalk view.
It's the views. It's the vibe. It's the complimentary *DINE-DRINK-DISCOVER extras that come with your stay in any Boardwalk Balcony stateroom.
DINE
Classic hamburgers and more at a complimentary meal for up to four guests at Johnny Rockets®.
DRINK
Enjoy unlimited soft drinks throughout the cruise with a soda package for two guests.
DISCOVER
Tackle the Rock Climbing Wall at an exclusive session for the entire family.
*Certain restrictions apply
Stateroom:182 Sq. Ft. Balcony: 50 Sq. Ft.
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Central Park View Stateroom with Balcony (C1) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), sitting area, and a private bathroom.
It's your garden. It's your starlight string quartet. It's your perfect bit of ambience right outside your door, featuring complimentary
* DINE-DRINK-DISCOVER amenities included.
DINE
Savor Mexican cuisine at a complimentary lunch for two at Sabor Taqueria & Tequila Bar. Or, if it's Italian food you crave, enjoy Giovanni's Table onboard Oasis and Allure of the Seas and Jamie's Italian onboard Harmony of the Seas.
DRINK
A complimentary bottle of red wine welcomes your arrival when you walk through the door.
DISCOVER
Step up your game with private casino gaming lessons from an onboard expert.
*Certain restrictions apply.
Stateroom: 182 Sq. Ft. Balcony: 50 Sq. Ft.
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Central Park View Stateroom (CV) -Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), sitting area, and a private bathroom.
Stateroom: 199 Sq. Ft.
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OceanView Stateroom (H) Triple -Two twin beds (can convert Queen), private bathroom and sitting area.
Stateroom: 178.7 Sq. Ft.
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Interior Stateroom with Virtual Balcony (VB) - 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.
172 Sq. Ft.
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Interior Stateroom (K) Triple - Two twin beds (can convert Queen), private bathroom and sitting area.
Stateroom: 172 Sq. Ft.
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Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, and Subject to change.
Port charges and Fees $343.92
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.

Course Fee Cancellation Policy:
30 days from sailing-None; 7-29 days-50%; Less than 7 days-100%

* 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. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer.

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Riverside Hotel



620 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 3330

Riverside Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, on trendy Las Olas Boulevard which features cool sub-tropical breezeways and courtyards alive with sidewalk cafes, lively nightclubs, chic boutiques, art galleries, and world class restaurants. Guests enjoy the outside pool and sundeck with a beautiful view of the yachts cruising by on the New River just steps away. Las Olas Boulevard runs from the center of the Fort Lauderdale's Downtown Business District to the Atlantic Ocean and Fort Lauderdale Beach. Only four miles away from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and Port Everglades, and less than two miles from Fort Lauderdale Beach, Riverside Hotel is the perfect location for your time in South Florida.

Low preferred rates available through Continuing Education Inc./University at Sea ®

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Cambria Suites



141 SW 19th Court
Dania Beach, FL 33004

If you're looking to enhance your cruise vacation from Fort Lauderdale, FL, come in a day early and stay at Cambria Hotel & Suites Fort Lauderdale, Airport South & Cruiseport .
A 4-mile drive from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, this relaxed hotel is also 9 miles from the Port Everglades cruise terminal, and 7 miles from Gulfstream Park's casino and sports venues.

Low preferred rates available through Continuing Education Inc./University at Sea ®

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