Topics in Acute Care, Women’s Health, Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine Health, Emergency Med

Venue: Aboard Royal Caribbean\'s Rhapsody of the Seas

Location: Departing Seattle, Washington, United States

Event Date/Time: Aug 03, 2012 End Date/Time: Aug 10, 2012
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14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢
14 Contact Hours
Course Fees:
Physicians - $695
Other Professionals - $450
Plus the cost of the cruise.

Target Audience:
Emergency Medicine Specialists, Internists, Family Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners

Program Purpose / Objectives:

Preliminary Course Objectives:

Following attendance at this educational activity, participants should be able to:
•Review guidelines and challenges in the use of maintenance narcotics
•Alert providers to simple ways to minimize drug diversion in young patients
•Review test characteristics of BNP
•Understand radiation dose and risks of CT scanning
•Implement decision rules to guide cranial CT use
•Implement some best risk management practices
•Understand PE Rule Out Criteria and use in practice
•Review existing treatment guidelines for Fibromyalgia
•Review outpatient treatment for MRSA and abscess care
•Appropriately recommend HPV vaccination
•Apply recommended wound care methods
•Review current recommendations on HIV testing
•Diagnose and treat Vulvovaginitis
•Understand Indications and Benefits of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

•Recommend appropriate contraceptives

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