From Emergency Care through Rehabilitation: Selected Common Illnesses and Injuries

Venue: Aboard Holland America\'s ms Nieuw Amsterdam

Location: Departing Venice, Italy

Event Date/Time: Jul 02, 2013 / 12:00 pm - (GMT +1:00 hours) End Date/Time: Jul 14, 2013 / 7:00 am - (GMT +1:00 hours)
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14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ 14 Contact Hours Course Fee: Physicians - $695 All Others - $450 Plus the cost of the cruise Target Audience Physicians, Physicians Assistanats, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses Program Purpose / Objectives Purpose: To review acute and rehabilitation care for a variety of common illnesses and injuries. 1. Acute Stroke Management Objective: Review and discuss acute stroke/TIA guidelines 2. Subacute and chronic management of the Stroke Patient Objective: Differentiate functional recovery vs Neurological recovery. 3. Acute Chest Pain Objective: Understand limits of EKG and lab. 4. Rehab Interventions for Post M.I./C.A.B.G. Objective: Implementing a cardiac rehab Program. 5. Concussion Objective: Understand literature and initial management 6. Post Concussion Syndrome and Rehabilitation Objective: Understanding and implementing present guidelines for return to sports/work. 7. Acute Swollen Joint Objective: Define appropriate interventions. 8. Arthritis and Other Musculoskeletal Disorders Objective: Discuss varying treatment options that enhance function and quality of life. 9. Acute Non-oncological /Non-traumatic Pain Objective: Design patient specific plan when acute intervention is necessary. 10. Rehab Management of Chronic Benign Pain Objective: Presentation of interventions in addition to medications. 11. Chronic Pulmonary Rehabilitation Objective: Discuss home and long-term management goals and treatment options for the chronic pulmonary patient. 12. Acute Respiratory Distress Objective: Cite and discuss relevant literature to develop more uniform practice interventions. 13. Bariatric Dilemmas Objective: Discuss the present literature about exercise interventions. 14. Acute Dilemmas in Bariatric Patients Objective: Formulate plan based on present literature. This Live activity, "From Emergency Care through Rehabilitation: Selected Common Illnesses and Injuries 2012 Update for Primary Care Providers" with a beginning date of July 8, 2012, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 13.50 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Conference Sessions generally take place during the days at sea (as cruise itinerary allows) to avoid conflicts with Ports of Call or evening entertainment.


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