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Holland America`s ms Noordam | Sydney, AUSTRALIA
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Title: Autism, ADHD and Developmental Disabilities 2016
Specialty: Psychiatry, Other Specialties, Pediatrics
Dates: From Mar, 25, 2016 to Apr, 8, 2016
Location: Sydney, AUSTRALIA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 750 to 995 AUD
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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 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits tm. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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  • Nurses
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Topics:

Overview: Goals and Expectations

Introduction to Developmental Disabilities

Autism in Children (2 hours)

Prematurity and its Consequences

Cerebral Palsy

Autism in Adolescents and Adults (2 hours)

Environmental Influences on Fetal Growth and Development

ADHD in Children (2 hours)

Environmental Influences on Children’s Health and Development

ADHD in Adults

Environmental Health Disparities

A Challenging Case (0.5 hours)

Anxiety Disorders in Children

Stress Management in Children and Adults

Safe and Healthy School Environments

Behavioral Management

Medical Care for Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities

International Perspectives on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Practice Management and Conclusion (1.5 hours)

Objectives:

Understand the concept of developmental disabilities in children and have a context for diagnosis and management

Appreciate the vulnerability of premature infants and the neurodevelopmental consequences

Have an improved understanding of cerebral palsy and the complexities of management

Appreciate environmental factors that can affect the health of children

Appreciate that children who grow up in low income and underserved communities are more vulnerable to adverse environmental factors

Begin to appreciate the environmental factors operating in schools and what can be done to improve the conditions

Learn about the variety of medical complications associated with a variety of developmental disabilities

Determine and implement the multimodal treatment of ADHD

Employ ADHD screening practices for adults with ADHD

Describe the medical problems co-occurring with autism in childhood

Explain the impact of autism and other special needs on the family, including siblings, parents, and grandparents

Implement screening for Asperger’s disorder in medical practices

Identify common behaviors in childhood and develop treatment strategies for them

Additional topics and learning objectives under development

Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.

Speakers/Faculty:

I Leslie Rubin, MD 

Research Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Morehouse School of Medicine, Co-director of the Southeast Pediatric Environmental Health Unit (PEHSU) in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University, President and Founder of Innovative Solutions for Disadvantage and Disability (ISDD) and Medical Director of Developmental Pediatric Specialists in Atlanta, Georgia.


Dr. Rubin is originally from South Africa where he trained in Pediatrics and immigrated to the USA in 1976. He was initially at the Hospitals of the Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland Ohio. In 1980 he moved to The Children's Hospital in Boston and the Harvard Medical School where he spent 14 years. He has been in Atlanta, Georgia since 1994 where he was on faculty at Emory University until 204 when he joined the Morehouse School of Medicine. He is a Developmental Pediatrician who is committed to serving children and adults with developmental disabilities, their families and their communities with a particular focus on the environmental impact of social and economic factors on the health, growth and development of children. 


Since 1998 he has been involved with the Southeast Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit at the School of Public Health at Emory, where he has integrated his understanding of Developmental Disabilities and applied this to populations of children who had been exposed to adverse environmental circumstances particularly in the city of Anniston Alabama, which was a formative factor in his academic and professional development. In May 2004, he founded the Institute for the Study of Disadvantage and Disability, which is dedicated to improving awareness and understanding of the relationship between social and economic disadvantage and disabilities in children. He has also been collaborating with colleagues in Chile since 2006 towards of developing promoting children's environmental health in Chile. 


His research projects include Break the Cycle of Environmental Health Disparities, one goal of which is to cultivate future leaders to address the challenges of children's environmental health disparities, Healthcare without Walls, which looks at creating a Medical Home for Homeless Children and Project GRANDD, which serves grandparents of low income minority communities who are the primary care givers for their grandchildren with disabilities. 


He has had a number of publications, most significantly the co-editor with Allen Crocker of Delivery of Medical Care for Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities. 2nd Edition, and of Safe and Healthy School Environments Oxford University Press, with his colleagues at the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit at Emory, as well as 5 monographs on Break the Cycle student papers. 


Raun David Melmed, MD, FAAP, a developmental and behavioral pediatrician is director of the Melmed Center in Scottsdale, Arizona and co-founder and medical director of the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center. He is an Adjunct Senior Researcher at the Translational Genomics Institute in Phoenix and on faculty at Arizona State University. Dr. Melmed earned his medical degree at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa, and completed a fellowship at the Children's Hospital Medical Center in Boston, where he was an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. 


Dr. Melmed is a member of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and the Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is board certified in Pediatrics as well as in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 


The author or coauthor of more than 70 publications, he has set up nationally recognized physician training programs for the early identification of infants and toddlers with developmental and behavioral concerns and more recently authored a program geared toward the early screening for autism spectrum disorders. He is the co-author of Succeeding with Difficult Children and Autism: Early Intervention. Dr. Melmed is currently a principal investigator of novel psychopharmacological agents in the treatment of autism and ADHD and of diagnostic tools in the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders. 

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Neptune Suite (SA) - Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, a large sitting area, dressing room, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, no-host mini-bar and walk-in closet. Deluxe Suites include all the Superior Suite amenities, plus complimentary laundry, pressing and dry cleaning throughout your cruise, complimentary champagne and bottled water provided in suite upon embarkation, premium duvet, oversize bath towels and soft, cotton bathrobes and slippers, gorgeous corsages and boutonnieres for the first formal night, hors d'oeuvres served before dinner each evening on request, binoculars and umbrellas for your use on the cruise, cocktail party with ship officers, priority boarding for tender ports of call, special disembarkation service, priority dining and seating requests, and exclusive daily breakfast service for suite guests only. 
A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Deluxe Veranda Suite or Penthouse Veranda Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and wi-fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed.
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Neptune Suite (SC)-Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, a large sitting area, dressing room, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, no-host mini-bar and walk-in closet. Deluxe Suites include all the Superior Suite amenities, plus complimentary laundry, pressing and dry cleaning throughout your cruise, complimentary champagne and bottled water provided in suite upon embarkation, premium duvet, oversize bath towels and soft, cotton bathrobes and slippers, gorgeous corsages and boutonnieres for the first formal night, hors d'oeuvres served before dinner each evening on request, binoculars and umbrellas for your use on the cruise, cocktail party with ship officers, priority boarding for tender ports of call, special disembarkation service, priority dining and seating requests, and exclusive daily breakfast service for suite guests only.
A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Deluxe Veranda Suite or Penthouse Veranda Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and wi-fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed. 
488-700 sq. ft. with veranda
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Signature Suite (SS)-Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath, shower and additional shower stall, large sitting area, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 1 person. Suites also include a variety of firm, medium and soft pillows, no-host mini-bar for easy entertaining, personalized cruise stationery, over-sized bath towels, one-touch telephone concierge service, fresh flowers, and a complimentary DVD library. 
372-384 sq. ft. with veranda
$3,749
OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (VA)-Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath and shower, sitting area, no-host mini-bar, floor-to-ceiling windows. Includes all the stateroom amenities, plus signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed featuring plush Sealy Posturepedic® Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens, luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerhead, 5x magnifying lighted make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service. 
212-359 sq. ft. with veranda
$2,819
OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (VB)-Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath and shower, sitting area, no-host mini-bar, floor-to-ceiling windows. Includes all the stateroom amenities, plus signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed featuring plush Sealy Posturepedic® Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens, luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerhead, 5x magnifying lighted make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service. 
212-359 sq. ft. with veranda
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