Topics in Acute Care, Women’s Health, Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine

Venue: Aboard Royal Caribbean\'s brand new Allure of the Seas

Location: Depart Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 25, 2011 End Date/Time: Oct 02, 2011
Registration Date: Sep 23, 2011
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Preliminary Course Objectives:
Following attendance at this educational activity, participants should be able to:
• Review guidelines and challenges in the use of maintenance narcotics
• Alert providers to simple ways to minimize drug diversion in young patients
• Review test characteristics of BNP
• Understand radiation dose and risks of CT scanning
• Implement decision rules to guide cranial CT use
• Implement some best risk management practices
• Understand PE Rule Out Criteria and use in practice
• Review existing treatment guidelines for Fibromyalgia
• Review outpatient treatment for MRSA and abscess care
• Appropriately recommend HPV vaccination
• Apply recommended wound care methods
• Review current recommendations on HIV testing
• Diagnose and treat Vulvovaginitis
• Understand Indications and Benefits of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
• Recommend appropriate contraceptives

Conference Sessions generally take place during the days at sea (as cruise itinerary allows) to avoid conflicts with Ports of Call or evening entertainment.


Additional Information

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢ 14 Contact Hours Course Fees: Physicians - $695 Other Professionals - $450