Cardiology CME Cruises Description
7-Night Alaska Cruise Conference
Round-trip Seattle, Washington
July 12 – 19, 2019
Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants
- Management of Congestive Heart Failure: Updated Guidelines for the Primary Care and Acute Care Provider
- Differentiate heart failure due to systolic and diastolic dysfunction.
- Assess prognosis based upon NYHA class and Ejection Fraction.
- Apply the evidence-based approach to current pharmacological and advanced device therapy treatment guidelines.
- Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation: Updated Guidelines for the Primary Care and Acute Care Provider
- Understand the assessment of bleeding and thromboembolic risk for atrial fibrillation.
- Assess patient candidacy for warfarin and novel oral anticoagulant therapies.
- Assessment of acute chest pain: Updated Guidelines for the Primary Care and Acute Care Provider
- Only 30% of patients with acute chest pain have a cardiac etiology
- What are best-practice clinical and diagnostic modalities to be used in assessment
- Incorporation of cardiac imaging tests in the ED evaluation of chest pain.
- Acute Coronary Syndromes: Updated Guidelines for the Primary Care and Acute Care Provider
- Acute coronary syndromes are a medical emergency; the acute care practitioner must be capable of recognizing, diagnosing, beginning initial therapy, and initiate the multidisciplinary team approach to this life-threating emergency.
- The use of cardiac biomarkers in acute diagnosis.
- The early initiation of medical therapy, and when to initiate interventional therapy.
- Management of Symptomatic Stable CAD: Updated Guidelines for the Primary Care and Acute Care Provider.
- Appreciate in which patients are percutaneous coronary intervention and surgical revascularization are useful.
- Review novel medical therapies for stable CAD.
- Endocarditis: Who are you going to call-Cardiology, Infectious Disease or Cardiac Surgery?
- Review of clinical criteria for diagnosis of endocarditis.
- Appreciate the indications for surgical and medical therapy for endocarditis.
- Management of Hyperlipidemia: Updated Guidelines for the Primary Care and Acute Care Provider
- Review the evidence to support the use of statins for primary and secondary prevention.
- Review the evidence to support the elimination of non-statin therapy from lipid treatment guidelines.
- Understand the role of PCSK9 inhibitor therapy and other emerging therapies in management of dyslipidemia.
Additional topics under development
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
Up to 14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists & Doctors of Pharmacy
$695 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
$495 Nurses, Residents, Students & Others
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 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) .
Canadian Physicians: This activity is eligible for Section 1 credits in the Royal College’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program . Participants must log into MAINPORT to claim this activity.
US or Canadian Family Physicians: Please let us know if you require AAFP Prescribed Credits.
Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.
Nurse Practitioners: can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as needed.
Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.
|DATE||PORT OF CALL||ARRIVE||DEPART|
|Fri Jul 12||Seattle, Washington||–||4:00 pm|
|Sat Jul 13||*At Sea – Cruising||–||–|
|Sun Jul 14||Ketchikan, Alaska||7:00 am||4:00 pm|
|Mon Jul 15||Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska – Scenic Cruising||6:00 am||10:00 am|
|Mon Jul 15||Juneau, Alaska||1:30 pm||10:00 pm|
|Tue Jul 16||Skagway, Alaska||7:00 am||6:00 pm|
|Wed Jul 17||*At Sea – Cruising||–||–|
|Thu Jul 18||Victoria, Canada||5:30 pm||11:59 pm|
|Fri Jul 19||Seattle, Washington||6:00 am||–|
Victoria, British Columbia – Stroll through the charming downtown of this very British city, with its double-decker buses, turreted castles, fine British woolens, tea and china. Or, just outside the city, visit the lush flora and fauna of Butchart Gardens.
Continuing Education, Inc.
Continuing Education, Inc. University at Sea® 5700 4th St. N. St Petersburg, Florida 33703
About the Organizers
Continuing Education Inc. is committed to developing and presenting high quality, live lecture accredited continuing education programs for professionals. Our programs cover a wide range of disciplines including Medicine, Dentistry, Law, Insurance and others.
Our programs are designed for the specific purpose of allowing the busy professional to obtain the educational course credits required to maintain licensure, while at the same time enjoying a family holiday without spending too much time away from his or her practice.
Each participant will receive a Certificate of Completion for the appropriate category 1 CME credits. But most importantly, you will receive a top notch educational experience and an opportunity to relax, renew and reconnect, an experience available exclusively with Continuing Education Inc. We provide the relevant continuing education you need and place it on an extraordinary "campus" that delivers extraordinary value. Join us!
7-Night Alaska Cruise
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