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CRITICAL CARE FOR PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS HAWAIIAN ISLANDS CRUISE

Honolulu Port * | Honolulu , USA
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Title: CRITICAL CARE FOR PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS HAWAIIAN ISLANDS CRUISE
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Aug, 15, 2015 to Aug, 22, 2015
Location: Honolulu , USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 550 to 795 USD
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Accredited Continuing Medical EducationAccreditation: 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 Creditstm. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing EducationContinuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc/University at Sea or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
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Topics:

1. Antibiotic Treatment Guidelines: Separating fact from fiction

2. Treatment of Severe Sepsis in 2013: Back to the basics

3. Fungal Infections in the ICU

4. ARDS Clinical Update

5. Management of Embolic Stroke

6. Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia: Focus on the critically ill

7. Infection Control Practices in the ICU

Objectives:

  • Critically assess the strength of recommendations of guidelines for antibiotic treatment.
  • Describe the limitations of guidelines as it pertains to the care of critically ill patients.
  • Critically assess the strength of recommendations of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign.
  • Review the discrepancies between proposed guideline changes and the current literature on severe sepsis.
  • Identify the risk factors for developing a severe candida infections in the ICU.
  • Develop a treatment algorithm for the different therapies (Echinocandins, Fluconazole, Voriconazole, Amphotericin B and Liposomal Amphotericin) be used in the treatment of severe fungal infections.
  • Review the morbidity and mortality associated with ARDS.
  • Critically review the current literature recent ventilator and pharmacologic interventions in patients with ARDS
  • Describe the pathophysiology and impact of stroke.
  • Discuss the best practices and guidelines for acute ischemic stroke management.
  • Describe the different risk factors for HIT and gain an understanding as to why it is so difficult to diagnose HIT in critically ill patients
  • Comprehend the morbidity and mortality associated with HIT
  • Review the role of different anticoagulation therapies in the treatment of HIT
  • Summarize the various guidelines for infection control in the ICU
  • Explain the importance of early identification of patients at risk for life-threatening illness and the need for early intervention
  • Recognize early signs and symptoms of critical illness
  • Discuss community acquired pneumonia management issues
  • Define types of advance directives used to guide care
  • Discuss examples that outline the decision-making process used in medical ethics
  • Outline settings and monitoring for initiation of mechanical ventilation
  • Recognize disorders of blood flow and oxygenation
  • Explain the use of acid-base status as a monitor in the seriously ill patient
  • Diagnose and treat ventilator associated pneumonia
  • Recognize signs of a threatened airway

This Live activity, Critical Care for Primary Care Providers, with a beginning date of 08/15/2015, 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.

Speakers/Faculty:
Daniel H. Kett, M.D.,

Daniel H. Kett, MD, is the director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Jackson Memorial Hospital and a professor of Clinical Medicine at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida and his medical degree at the University of Miami School of Medicine. Dr. Kett completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine followed by a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital. He is the recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program.

Dr. Kett has strong clinical and research interests in ICU related infection control practices and in the treatment of severe ICU related infections, including healthcare associated pneumonia invasive candidiasis. Dr. Kett is an investigator for the Bacteriology and Mycoses Study Group, a large multidisciplinary group of researchers with a primary focus on studying serious infections, and is active in several projects related to fungal infections in critically ill patients. Results of his research have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, Lancet Infectious Diseases, Critical Care Medicine, Chest, and the Journal of Intensive Care Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Kett has presented at numerous scientific meetings and has been an invited lecturer at national and international conferences.

Mark Rumbak, M.D., 

Dr. Rumbak is a Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Occupational Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine, at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida. He is the Director of Bronchoscopy & Chief in the Clinical Research Unit, Pulmonary & Critical Care at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital, Tampa, Florida. 

Dr. Rumbak is from Johannesburg, South Africa, where he went to medical school and did his residency and Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical care medicine. He came to the US IN 1987, spent five years at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, and then came to the University of South Florida in Tampa. Dr Rumbak's main interest is interventional pulmonary medicine, including pulmonary arterial hypertension. He is the Governor for Florida for the American College of Chest Physicians. He is a full professor and is on staff at four hospitals including the James A Haley Hospital, Tampa General Hospital and Florida Hospital, Tampa.
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2015-04-07
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2-Bedroom Deluxe Family Suite - Large Balcony, Living room, two separate bedrooms (one with a king-size bed and walk-in-closet and one with two lower convertible beds) a pullman sofa, two TVs, two bathrooms one with bath and shower. Butler service and concierge available. Approx. Size: 650-607 sq. ft.Call
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Owner's Suite w/ Large Balcony - Living room, dining room, private balcony with hot tub, two separate bedrooms one with king-size bed and walk-in-closet, a double sofa bed, CD/DVD library, two TVs, luxury bath with whirlpool tub and separate shower and guest bathroom. Butler service and concierge available. Approx. Size: 676 - 957 sq. ft.Call
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Family Balcony - The whole family will have plenty of room in these staterooms. With enough space for up to four, these staterooms have two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, as well as a convertible sofa in the sitting area and one pull down bed. Not to mention a private balcony with a great view. Approx. Size: 178 sq. ft.Call
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Large Balcony - Two lower beds and a sofa bed. The large balcony offers an incredible view. Approx. Size: 227 sq. ft.Call
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Balcony (BF) - These staterooms are forward or aft and are located on a high deck. They can sleep up to three guests and include two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, a sitting area and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a private balcony and an amazing view. Approx. Size: 178 sq. ft.$2,119

Oceanview (OA) - These staterooms have room for up to four guests. They include two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, additional bedding to sleep two additional guests and a picture window with an obstructed view. Approx. Size: 144 sq. ft..$1,819

Obstructed Oceanview - These staterooms have room for up to four guests. They include two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, additional bedding to sleep two additional guests and a picture window with an obstructed view. Approx. Size: 144 sq. ft..Call
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Inside Stateroom (ID) - An Inside stateroom is the most affordable way for you to cruise. These staterooms can sleep up to four guests, with two pull-down beds and two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed. Approx. Size: 132 sq. ft.$1,269
Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $473.56 per person
Deposit $250 per person
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