Event Date/Time: Jul 01, 2012 End Date/Time: Jul 06, 2012
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14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢
14 Contact Hours
14 AAFP Prescribed Credits
Course Fee
Physicians - $695
All Others - $450
Plus the cost of the cruise

Target Audience:
OB/GYN physicians, Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants

Program Purpose / Objectives:

The purpose of this CME activity is to provide a review of clinical conditions encountered by the Family Physician and address common gynecological problems.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
1. Understand current evaluation and treatment of infertility
2. Understand assisted reproductive technologies
3. Evaluate sexual dysfunction at the menopause
4. Assess patients for suspected polycystic ovarian syndrome
5. Understand the embryology of genital anatomy, and the causes of clitoral enlargement
6. Understand ICD9s, CPTs, and RVUs as they affect medical reimbursement
7. Assess, utilize and provide objective health information from a range of internet sources
8. Utilize an evidence-based algorithm for managing abnormal pap smears
9. Identify which drugs to avoid, which to use, and which to consider during pregnancy
10. Utilize current, 2010, CDC guidelines in managing STDs
11. Apply current endometrial ablation techniques to the needs of a particular practice setting
12. Apply current hormone therapy guidelines to menopausal patients on an individual basis
13. Evaluate various contraceptive options to provide individualized contraceptive counseling to patients

Preliminary topics:
1. Evaluation of infertility
2. Sexual activity at the menopause
3. The state of ART
4. Understanding polycystic ovarian disease
5. The normal clitoris and causes of its acquired enlargement
6. Medical reimbursement
7. Dispensing Health Information: Medical Writing, the Internet and More
8. Managing the Abnormal Pap Smear: Current Guidelines
9. Appropriate Use of Prescription and Non-prescription Drugs in Pregnancy
10. STDs: 2010 Guidelines
11. Management of DUB Using Endometrial Ablation
12. Newer Hormonal Alternatives in Managing Menopausal Symptoms
13. Update on Hormonal Contraception

This Live activity, Women's Health Cruise Conference, with a beginning date of July 1, 2012, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.00 Prescribed credit(s) 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.


Cruising Canada/New England
New York
United States