Event Date/Time: Jan 26, 2013 End Date/Time: Feb 02, 2013
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14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢
14 Contact Hours
Course Fee:
Physicians - $695
All Others - $450
Plus the cost of the cruise

Target Audience:
Cardiologists, Primary Care Physicians, Internists, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners

Program Purpose / Objectives

Statement of Purpose: To review the healthcare management of adults in a clinical setting, with special emphasis on cardiac disease and prevention.
Preliminary Objectives for Activity: “At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:
• Discuss adjunctive therapy following acute myocardial infarction
• Compare the historical and modern definitions of congestive heart failure
• Review the pathophysiology of acute coronary syndromes
• Discuss why myocardial infarction in the elderly results in worse outcomes
• Review trends in risk factor for CHD
• Review effective strategies for treating metabolic syndrome
• Assess CHD risk in patients
• Recommend the best diet for CHD prevention
• Compare the polypill versus polymeal approach to preventing CHD
• Review current developments in pulmonary hypertension
• Identify the three principal presentations of unstable angina

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