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Holland America’s ms Westerdam | Florida, USA
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Title: SELECTED TOPICS IN NEPHROLOGY, PRIMARY CARE & WOMEN'S HEALTH EASTERN CARIBBEAN CRUISE
Specialty: Nephrology
Dates: From Jan, 23, 2016 to Jan, 30, 2016
Location: Florida, 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.


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  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
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Nephrology Topics and Learning objectives: 


Clinical Approach to Acid Base Disorders

Define the terms: acidosis, alkalosis, acidemia, and alkalemia

Distinguish metabolic from respiratory acid –base disorders

Describe and quantitate the compensatory response to each acid –base disorder

Review the differential diagnosis ( clinical causes) of the acid –base disorders

Understand treatment considerations for the acid –base disorders

Pathogenesis and Treatment of Diabetic Nephropathy

Review the pathogenesis of diabetic nephropathy and progressive kidney damage

Describe experimental maneuvers which reduce kidney damage

Discuss therapeutic strategies for slowing the progression of diabetic kidney disease

Discuss optimal blood pressure targets for cardio/renal protection

Renal Artery Stenosis, Renovascular Hypertension , and Ischemic Nephropathy

Define the terms “ renal artery stenosis”, “renovascular hypertension “, and “ ischemic nephropathy”

Review the pathophysiology of renovascular hypertension

Describe diagnostic maneuvers utilized to detect renal artery stenosis

Describe patients at risk for developing ischemic nephropathy

Discuss management strategies and renal revascularization ( surgical or endovascular) for patients with atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis

Resistant Hypertension : Back To The Future

Define “ resistant Hypertension”

Review the causes of resistant hypertension

Describe the clinical clues to secondary causes of hypertension

Characterize neurohumoral and hemodynamic aberrations responsible for resistant hypertension

Cardio Renal Syndrome

Define cardio renal syndrome

Categorize the types of “ cardio renal syndrome”

Describe mechanisms whereby cardiac disease causes renal impairment

Review the pathogenesis of hyponatremia in heart failure

Discuss treatment approaches for treating cardio renal syndrome

Clinical Approach to Acid Base Disorders

Define the terms: acidosis, alkalosis, acidemia, and alkalemia

Distinguish metabolic from respiratory acid –base disorders

Describe and quantitate the compensatory response to each acid –base disorder

Review the differential diagnosis ( clinical causes) of the acid –base disorders

Understand treatment considerations for the acid –base disorders

Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders

Delineate the risk factors for hyponatremia

Review the pathophysiologic abnormalities in patients with hyponatremia

Describe the causes of hyponatremia

Discuss therapeutic strategies for patients with hyponatremia

Primary Care and Women’s Health topics and learning objectives:

Headache in primary care – from presentation to management

Describe the economic impact of headache on patient and society.

Differentiate among various headaches

Identify appropriate imaging modalities and when to order

Identify indications for specialist referral

Sleep disorders

Discuss the physiology of normal sleep cycle

Classify sleep disorders

Compare the different types of sleep disorder diagnosis and management

Evaluate OSA for primary care providers

Highlights of 2015 for primary care

Highlights of 2015

Polycystic ovarian disease and hyperandrogenism

Define PCOS

Develop a patient tailored plan

Counsel patients on life style modifications and medications adherence for optimal results

Men’s Health updates

Identify diseases that are more common in men than women

Develop better strategies to communicate with male patients

Review guidelines for prostate cancer screening

Identify health issues with men having sex with men

Alzheimer’s disease

Identify the various types of memory

Discuss clinical manifestations of AD at different stages

Identify appropriate interventions both pharmacology and environmental

Abnormal uterine bleeding

Describe the different etiology of vaginal bleeding

Review the FIGO criteria

Develop a patient tailored plan for the different causes

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:

Marc Pohl, MD

The Ray W. Gifford, Jr. M. D,. Endowed Chair in Hypertension 

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio


Dr. Marc A. Pohl is currently a consultant and former Head of the Section of Clinical Nephrology and Hypertension at the Cleveland Clinic, and holds the Ray W. Gifford, M.D. Endowed Chair in Hypertension.


After graduating from Amherst College, Dr. Pohl received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and then interned and did medical residency training at University Hospitals of Cleveland, followed by senior residency in medicine and nephrology fellowships at Massachusetts General Hospital , Boston University Medical Center, and Boston City Hospital. He also served as Head of the Dialysis and Transplantation Section of the Kidney Disease Control Program , of the Regional Medical Programs of the USPHS from 1968—1970. Dr. Pohl has been affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic since 1973.


Dr.Pohl has been a co –investigator in a number of major clinical trials , including the U.S. Collaborative Study of Adult Nephrotic Syndrome, the Lupus Nephritis Collaborative Study Group, the North American Adult Nephrotic Syndrome Study, and the Collaborative Study Group . He is the author or co author of more than 100 articles, and numerous abstracts and book chapters.. Dr.Pohl actively participates as a faculty member of many national and international symposia and postgraduate courses in nephrology and hypertension and is widely recognized for his excellence in teaching and commitment to graduate and post graduate medical education.


Dr. Pohl belongs to the American Society of Nephrology, the International Society of Nephrology, the American Heart Association and its Council for High Blood Pressure Research, the American Society of Hypertension ,and the National Kidney Foundation.. He is a past Chairman of the Post Graduate Education Committee of the American Society of Nephrology and recently served as Co –Director of the American Society of Nephrology Board Review Course and Update from 2009—2011. 


Khelda Jabbar, MD, MPH

South Shore Hospital

Quincy, MA

Former Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

Boston University School of Medicine

Boston, MA

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STATEROOMS DETAILSPRICING

PER PERSON

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. 

488-700 sq. ft. with verandaCall

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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 verandaCall

800-422-0711

for Pricing

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. 

398 sq. ft. with veranda$1,579

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. 

284-398 sq. ft. with veranda$989

OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (VC)- 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. 

284-398 sq. ft. with veranda$959

OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (VD) -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.

284-398 sq. ft. with veranda$929

OceanView Stateroom (C)-Picture window, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub and shower, luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerheads, 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers, 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. 

185-197 sq. ft.$829

OceanView Stateroom (D)- Picture window, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub and shower, luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerheads, 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers, 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. 

185-197 sq. ft.$809

OceanView Stateroom (E)- Picture window, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub and shower, luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerheads, 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers, 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. 

185-197 sq. ft.$769

Inside Stateroom (K)- 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub and shower, luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerheads, 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers, 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. 

143-207 sq. ft.$639

Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change

3rd/4th in Stateroom - Call for Pricing 

Taxes & Fees $311.44 per person

Deposit $350 per person


Cancellation Policies vary by cruise line, destination and sailing date.

Please check with one of our cruise consultant for policies applicable to this cruise


Important Note: Not all staterooms within each category have the same furniture configuration and/or facilities. Appropriate symbols within the rooms on the deck plans describe differences from the stateroom descriptions below. All information is subject to change.

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