Event Date/Time: Jul 08, 2012 End Date/Time: Jul 15, 2012
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14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢
13.5 AAFP Prescribed Credit(s)
14 Contact Hours
Course Fee
Physicians - $695
All Others - $450
Plus the cost of the cruise

Program Purpose / Objectives

Purpose: To review acute and rehabilitation care for a variety of common illnesses and injuries.
1.Acute Stroke Management
Objective: Review and discuss acute stroke/TIA guidelines
1.Subacute and chronic management of the Stroke Patient
Objective: Differentiate functional recovery vs Neurological recovery.
1.Acute Chest Pain
Objective: Understand limits of EKG and lab.
1.Rehab Interventions for Post M.I./C.A.B.G.
Objective: Implementing a cardiac rehab Program.
Objective: Understand literature and initial management
1.Post Concussion Syndrome and Rehabilitation
Objective: Understanding and implementing present guidelines for return to sports/work.
1.Acute Swollen Joint
Objective: Define appropriate interventions.
1.Arthritis and Other Musculoskeletal Disorders
Objective: Discuss varying treatment options that enhance function and quality of life.
1.Acute Non-oncological /Non-traumatic Pain
Objective: Design patient specific plan when acute intervention is necessary.
1.Rehab Management of Chronic Benign Pain
Objective: Presentation of interventions in addition to medications.
1.Chronic Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Objective: Discuss home and long-term management goals and treatment options for the chronic pulmonary patient.
1.Acute Respiratory Distress
Objective: Cite and discuss relevant literature to develop more uniform practice interventions.
1.Bariatric Dilemmas
Objective: Discuss the present literature about exercise interventions.
1.Acute Dilemmas in Bariatric Patients
Objective: Formulate plan based on present literature.

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