Event Date/Time: Mar 11, 2012 End Date/Time: Mar 18, 2012
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14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢
14 Contact Hours
Course Fees
Physicians - $695.00
Other Professionals - $450.00
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
Internists, Pulmonologists, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners

Program Purpose / Objectives

The purpose of this CME activity is to review current diagnosis and management of patients with acute and chronic pulmonary diseases with particular emphasis on sleep disorders.

Preliminary Objectives for activity
Following attendance at this educational activity, participants should be able to:
o Discuss the importance of proper chest pain diagnosis
o Appreciate the utility and shortcomings of the PSI and CURB-65
o Differentiate between imaging methods used in diagnosing DVT
o List the most common barriers to quitting smoking
o Review the epidemiology of asthma
o Outline the most common sleep state disorders
o Define insomnia disease state and describe approaches to diagnose and assess insomnia based on standard criteria
o Evaluate Obstructive Sleep Apnea
o Review the latest treatment options for COPD
o Evaluate chronic cough
o Assess Dyspnea
o Discuss lung cancer diagnosis and treatment

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 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.