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Topics in Nephrology, Urology and Men’s Health – Eastern Caribbean Cruise Conference

Fort Lauderdale Port * | Fort lauderdale , USA
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Title: Topics in Nephrology, Urology and Men's Health - Eastern Caribbean Cruise Conference
Specialty: Urology
Dates: From Mar, 7, 2015 to Mar, 14, 2015
Location: Fort lauderdale , USA
Type: Congress
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.

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Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
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Topics to be presented

  1. Diagnosis, Prevention and Management of Acute Kidney Injury
  2.  Management of Chronic Kidney Disease
  3.  Hypertension update 2015
  4. Practical approach to voiding abnormalities: a failure to store, or a failure to empty?
  5. Hematuria: Initial workup and when to refer?
  6. Recurrent UTI: what's happening and how to prevent them!
  7. Kidney Stones Part 1: Clinical Presentation and Pathogenesis
  8. Kidney Stones Part 2: Treatment Options and Preventive Strategies
  9. Kidney Transplantation Part 1: Overview and Primary Care of the Post Transplant patient
  10. Kidney Transplantation Part 2: Donor options and the Surgical approach
  11. Prostate cancer screening update 2015
  12. Men’s Health 2015: Infertility, Sterility, Low Testosterone, Andropause, and the evaluation and treatment of Erectile Dysfunction
  13. Current Concepts and Treatment of Hyponatremia
  14. Herbal Supplements and the Kidney

At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the new definition of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI), and describe the short and long term complications of patients that experience AKI.
  • Review the strategies used to prevent AKI in specific clinical situations : IV contrast, general surgery, gadolinium exposure.
  • Discuss individual agents and the risk and unique types of AKI associated with NSAIDs, antibiotics and chemotherapeutic drugs.
  • Discuss the new definition of chronic kidney disease (CKD) with specific emphasis on the measurement and important role of microalbuminuria.
  • Describe the complications of CKD and the treatment guidelines for the management of Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Anemia, Acidosis and Hyperparathyroidism.
  • Describe the differences between JNC 8 and JNC 7 in the management of hypertension.
  • Discuss the specific guidelines for the treatment of hypertension in patients with renal disease with and without proteinuria with ACEI/ARB therapy.
  • Review the clinical criteria for the recognition of secondary hypertension and the new treatments of resistant hypertension including renal denervation.
  • Define the epidemiology and clinical impact of kidney stone disease in the U.S.
  • Describe the different types of kidney stones and the pathophysiologic causes of each type of stone.
  • Review the surgical and medical treatment options available for each type of stone disease and the strategies to prevent future stone recurrence.
  • Describe the current status of the renal transplant program in the U.S. from the standpoint of patient outcomes, governmental regulation, organ donation policy and economic coverage.
  • Define the basic immunosuppression used and the side effects of individual agents.
  • Discuss the common medical complications in transplant recipients seen in the primary care setting.
  • Establish the definition and physiologic consequences of hyponatremia.
  • Review the different causes of hyponatremia and the workup required to establish a correct diagnosis.
  • Define the role of hypertonic saline and the use of vaptans in the treatment of acute and chronic hyponatremia.
  • Describe the entity called osmotic demyelinating syndrome and its relationship to the treatment of hyponatremia.
  • Review the governmental policies regulating the distribution and labeling of herbal therapy in the U.S.
  • Discuss the potential risks of heavy metal toxicity, nephrotoxicity and electrolyte abnormalities associated with individual types of herbal therapy.
  • Outline the potential interaction of herbal therapy with prescription medication and how to avoid these potential complications.

Speakers/Faculty:
Warren Kupin, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Division of Nephrology 

John E. H. Milner, MD, FRCSC
UroPartners, Highland Park, IL
Attending Staff, Northshore University Health System, North Chicago, IL
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Registration Cost
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Early Registration

2014-11-13
Late Registration From: 2014-11-14 To: 0--
On site Registration
Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurse & Others
550
550
0
Physicians, Attorneys, psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
795
795
0

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
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Letter of confirmation:
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Proof of professional / educational status:
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Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts

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Owner's Suite (OS) - Two twin beds (can convert to Queen). Private bathroom with tub, shower and two sinks, marble entry, large closets, living area with table and sofa. Private balcony with table and chairs. (569 sq. ft., balcony 246 sq. ft.) Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.Call
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Grand Suite (GS) - Two twin beds (can convert to Queen). Private bathroom with tub and two sinks, marble entry, large closets, sitting area with table and sofa. (371 sq. ft., balcony 114 sq. ft.) Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.Call
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Junior Suite with Balcony (JS) - Two twin beds (can convert to Queen). Private bathroom with tub, sitting area with table and sofa. (287 sq. ft., balcony 78 sq. ft.) Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.Call
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Superior OceanView Stateroom with Balcony (D8) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom. 182 sq. ft., balcony 53 sq. ft.)$1,024
Central Park View Stateroom (C2) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), central park view, sitting area, and a private bathroom. 
(182 sq. ft.)
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OceanView Stateroom (H) -Two twin beds (can convert Queen), private bathroom and sitting area. (178.7 sq. ft.)$744
Large Interior Stateroom (M) - Two twin beds (can convert Queen), private bathroom and sitting area. (150.7 sq. ft.)$674
Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $333.88
Deposit $250 per person

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