Primary Care Overview 2020

7 Night Tropical Caribbean Cruise | March 8-15, 2020

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Conference as low as $495

Cruise as low as $629

Registration Deadline
Discounted Advanced Registration expires December 12, 2019.

Destinations
Ft. Lauderdale,  Half Moon Cay, Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, Amber Cove, DR, Key West, FL

Join us for a Tropical Caribbean Cruise CME Experience!

Set sail with us aboard Holland America's newest ship, Nieuw Statendam from March 8-15, 2020.  This live CE, CME, CNE experience, Primary Care Overview 2020,  will provide 15 contact hours (1.5 CEU) of live AAFP/AMA PRA Category 1™, ACPE, and pharmacology CE/ CME credit.

Tropical Caribbean Cruise CME:  The cruise departs from Port Everglades/Ft. Lauderdale and includes stops in the Half Moon Cay, Bahamas,  Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos, Amber Cove, DR, and Key West, FL. This live cruise is accredited for physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners.  We feature small class sizes and clinical faculty from premier medical & pharmacy schools and live programs aboard the ship that occur during at sea sailings, so you don't miss out on excursions and ports of call.

This live CE / CME experience is accredited for MDs, PAs, Pharms, NPs and Nurses!

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Itinerary

 

DayDatePortArriveDepart
18 March 2020Port Everglades/Ft. Lauderdale4:00 PM
29 March 2020Half Moon Cay, Bahamas8:00 AM5:00 PM
310 March 2020At Sea Cruising
411 March 2020Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos8:00 AM5:00 PM
512 March 2020Amber Cove, Dominican Republic8:00 AM5:00 PM
613 March 2020At Sea Cruising
714 March 2020Key West, FL8:00 AM3:00 PM
815 March 2020Port Everglades/Ft. Lauderdale7:00 AM

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Cruise Fees

All rates are per person based on double occupancy.

  • Interior Stateroom  (J) $629
  • Interior Stateroom  (I) $649
  • Ocean View Stateroom (E) $879
  • Ocean View View Stateroom (D) $899
  • Ocean View Stateroom (C) $919
  • Balcony Stateroom (VD) $1129
  • Balcony Stateroom (VC) $1159
  • Balcony Stateroom (VB) $1189
  • Balcony Stateroom (VA) $1219
  • Neptune Suite (SA) $4225
  • Other categories subject to availability.
  • Port charges, taxes, fees $340.00

Refundable Deposit: 20% of cruise fare, per person

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation policies vary by cruise line, itinerary and length of cruise. When reserving your stateroom, please review the policy applicable to this cruise with University at Sea staff.

How to Book Your Cruise

Cruise Reservations Contact:
Continuing Education Inc/University at Sea: 1-800-926-3775 or click here.

Final payment due by December 12, 2019

All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the University at Sea® meeting group through University at Sea® at 800-926-3775 . This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Conference attendees who book outside of this group will be charged a $300/cabin surcharge at time of registration.

Quick Facts

  • Cruise departs and returns to Port Everglades/Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
  • Passport required.
  • Refundable deposit of 20% cruise fare per person is due at time of booking.
  • Rates listed below do not include port charges, government fees and taxes of $340.00
  • Travel insurance available for purchase; contact Continuing Education Inc/University at Sea. ULS recommends trip cancellation insurance.
  • Round-trip transfers are additional.
  • Other cabin categories are subject to availability.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.
  • Attendees who book outside of group will be charged $300/cabin surcharge at point of registration.

Conference Registration

Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Dentists
*Discounted Advanced Registration – $895
Regular Registration – $945

Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners
*Discounted Advanced Registration – $695
Regular Fee – $745

Nurses, Residents, Students
*Discounted Advanced Registration – $495
Regular Fee – $545

*Discounted Advanced Registration Deadline: December 12, 2019.

Registration Details

Conference registration includes workshop attendance, handouts and refreshments during the meetings and documentation of continuing education credit*.

Spouses, family and friends are welcome and do not need to register unless they attend the educational sessions. Special conference fees are available for non-professional accompanying persons who wish to attend one or more session (no special receipt, certification or credit issued).

Conference Credit

University Learning Systems ACPE Pharmacy CE

University Learning Systems is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. All programs are accredited for pharmacists.

  • Session 1: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-20-007-L01-P,  Activity: Application
  • Session 2: 2.5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-20-008-L01-P,  Activity: Application
  • Session 3: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-20-009-L01-P, Activity: Application
  • Session 4: 2.5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-20-010-L01-P, Activity: Application

Physicians:

This Live activity, Primary Care Overview 2020, with a beginning date of 03/08/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to  15.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.  When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

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Conference Policies

Practical Approach to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Date: Tuesday, 3/10/2020

Breakfast on your own
Check-in: 7:45 AM
Educational Session: 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Define treatment goals for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
  • Discuss evidence-based recommendations and guidelines for diagnosing, treating and controlling Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
  • Develop a drug therapy and monitoring plan for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
  • Identify strategies to support patient education and adherence within inhaled medications for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
  • Identify the pathophysiology and comorbidities often associated with Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
  • Discuss lifestyle, medication, biomechanical and surgical options for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

How to Tackle the Most Common Office Emergencies:

  • Identify the most common office emergencies encountered in the primary care setting.
  • Develop immediate action plans to address the most common office emergencies, to include appropriate medication, equipment and staff training.
  • Discuss ways in which the primary care provider can either initiate or integrate into already established national, state and local community resilience efforts.   Related Cases / Learning Activities

 

Expert Speaker

Kevin C. O’Connor, D.O., FAAFP

Associate Professor of Medicine, Senior Medical Advisor, Health Sciences, The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences; Director, Executive Medicine Program, GW Medical Faculty Associates. Dr. O’Connor has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

Performing a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment/ Related Cases 

Date: Tuesday, 3/10/2020

Lunch on your own
Check-in: 2:15 PM
Educational Session: 2:30 PM – 5:15 PM

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:

  •  Describe the Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs), and how primary care providers should consider these with respect to “level of care assistance” recommendations.
  • Discuss common diseases which present differently in elders.
  • Identify evidence-based tools to perform comprehensive geriatric assessments.
  • Describe the doctor/patient relationship in regards to geriatric medicine.
  • Identify the role of community resources in preserving the functional independence of older adults.

Expert Speaker

Kevin C. O’Connor, D.O., FAAFP

Associate Professor of Medicine, Senior Medical Advisor, Health Sciences, The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences; Director, Executive Medicine Program, GW Medical Faculty Associates. Dr. O’Connor has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

Focus on the Genitourinary and Lower Gastrointestinal Tracts and Getting the Function back in Sexual Dysfunction

Date: Friday, 3/13/2020

Breakfast on your own
Check-in: 7:45 AM
Educational Session: 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:

Focus on the Genitourinary and Lower Gastrointestinal Tracts: 

  • Describe common urinary tract infections.
  • Describe common inflammatory conditions of the genitourinary tract.
  • Describe common intestinal infections.
  • Review of Inflammatory Bowel Disease .

Getting the Function back in Sexual Dysfunction:

  • Define the types of male and female sexual dysfunction.
  • Assess the causes of male or female sexual dysfunction associated with medical conditions, medications and psychological factors, using established screening tools when appropriate.
  • Discuss pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic options for the treatment of sexual dysfunction.
  • Devise a treatment plan for addressing sexual dysfunction in men and women, including lifestyle modifications.
  • Analyze communication strategies to guide sexual health discussions with a patient.  Related Cases / Learning Activities

Expert Speaker

Kevin C. O’Connor, D.O., FAAFP

Associate Professor of Medicine, Senior Medical Advisor, Health Sciences, The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences; Director, Executive Medicine Program, GW Medical Faculty Associates. Dr. O’Connor has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

 

Acute Pain and Emerging Therapies for Pain Management/Related Cases

Date: Friday, 3/13/2020

Lunch on your own
Check-in: 2:15 PM
Educational Session: 2:30 PM – 5:15 PM

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Define “pain” as per the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP).
  • Classify pain according to its origin and duration.
  • Identify the basic physiology of pain.
  • List commonly used analgesic drug classes and individual drugs; describe their mechanism of action and identify the potential for both common and major side effects.
  • Describe various pain assessment techniques, using evidence-based tools.
  • Identify preventative and therapeutic measures for opioid-associated side effects.
  • Describe the multimodal approach to pain management, to include both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions.

Expert Speaker

Kevin C. O’Connor, D.O., FAAFP

Associate Professor of Medicine, Senior Medical Advisor, Health Sciences, The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences; Director, Executive Medicine Program, GW Medical Faculty Associates. Dr. O’Connor has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

About The Ship

Launched in 2018, Nieuw Statendam is”setting a new standard for 21st-century elegance”. The second of Holland America’s Pinnacle-class ships, your on board adventure will include delicious dining options, world class entertainment and endless activities. All of this while you cruise to beautiful ports of call in the Eastern Caribbean.