Preventive Cardiology and Lipidology

Venue: Aboard MSC Cruises\' Splendida

Location: Departing Barcelona, Spain

Event Date/Time: Jan 22, 2012 End Date/Time: Jan 29, 2012
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14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢
14 Contact Hours
Course Fee
Physicians - $695
All Others - $450
Plus the cost of the cruise

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CME 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
Primary Care Physicians, Internists, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Physician Assistants

Program Purpose / Objectives

The purpose of this activity is to equip healthcare practitioners with evidence based strategies to use in clinical practice for preventing cardiac disease.

•Current update and treatment of Erectile Dysfunction
•The French and American Paradox...our obsession with fats
•Understanding the Interheart Study...a look at global causes of heart disease
•Residual risk...going beyond the Statin Quo
•Is wine medicine?
•How we Failed Tim Russert...lessons we can learn
•Discuss actual cases with the Lipidologists
•Polycystic ovarian syndrome :Updated Treatment approach
•Pediatric obesity, Experiences from a pediatric obesity program
•Advanced Lipid testing: Making sense of the Science
•Advanced Lipid testing: Case based Practical Pearls
•Heart Disease in Women: Is HDL all it's cracked up to be?
•Omega 3 Fatty Acids in treatment of hypertriglyceridemia

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


Cruising the Western Mediterranean

Additional Information

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 Creditstm. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.