Event Date/Time: Feb 18, 2012 End Date/Time: Feb 25, 2012
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14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢
14 Contact Hours
Course Fee Physicians $695
All Others - Course Fee $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

Orthopaedists, Family Physicians, Internists, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners

Program Purpose / Objectives

The purpose of this CME activity is to assess and manage acute and chronic orthopaedic conditions with special emphasis on sports-related injuries

Preliminary Objectives for Activity:
At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants shall be able to:

• Review coding requirements for orthopaedic injuries
• Discuss how children are different from skeletally mature individuals
• Assess the complexities of the shoulder joint
• Review injuries of the elbow in children and adults
• Identify causes of acute wrist pain
• Develop a treatment plan for fractures
• Review the diagnosis and treatment for hip and pelvic pain
• Apply a treatment algorithm to knee injuries
• Demonstrate an understanding of acute and chronic knee injuries
• Recognize the complications and difficulties of treating ankle trauma in active patients
• Discuss the basics of casting fractures

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 Eastern Caribbean
United States

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.