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Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Apr, 22, 2017 to Apr, 29, 2017
Location: Barcelona, SPAIN
Type: Summit
Registration Cost: From 650 to 795 USD
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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.

ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing Education Continuing 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.

Nurse Practitioners can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as needed

Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

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.

Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) .

US or Canadian Family Physicians: Please let us know if you require AAFP Prescribed Credits.

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Event Overview
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The purpose of this CME activity is to provide a review of clinical conditions encountered by the Family Physician and address common gynecological problems.

Preliminary topics:

Evaluation of infertility

Sexual activity at the menopause

The state of ART

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Newer Terminology and Treatment

The Big "O" - Osteoporosis

Communicating with Patients: Medical Writing, Health Literacy, Medical Websites, and More

Managing Abnormal Pap smears: Current Guidelines form ths ASCCP

Appropriate Use of Prescription and Non-prescription Drugs in Pregnancy- an Overview, including the new FDA Guidelines

Screening for and Treating STDs: Current CDC Guidelines

Management of DUB Using Endometrial Ablation

Hormonal Alternatives in Managing Menopause: Guidelines from The North American Menopause Society

Update on Hormonal Contraception: The Move toward LARC

Work, Women, Fertility, and Family

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

Understand current evaluation and treatment of infertility

Understand assisted reproductive technologies

Evaluate sexual dysfunction at the menopause

Assess patients for suspected polycystic ovarian syndrome

Discuss current approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of Osteoporosis

Assess, utilize and provide objective health information from a range of internet sources

Utilize an evidence-based algorithm for managing abnormal pap smears

Identify which drugs to avoid, which to use, and which to consider during pregnancy

Utilize current CDC guidelines in managing STDs

Apply current endometrial ablation techniques to the needs of a particular practice setting

Apply current hormone therapy guidelines to menopausal patients on an individual basis

Evaluate various contraceptive options to provide individualized contraceptive counseling to patients

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.


Bruce Shephard, MD

Dr. Shephard is Affiliate Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida. He serves as a Regional Physician Informaticist for BayCare Health System. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Berkeley, attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco, and completed his Ob-Gyn residency at the University of Miami, Florida. 

A former McCain Fellow at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Dr. Shephard is principal author of "The Complete Guide to Women's Health." and a frequent speaker and writer on women's health issues. He previously served as president of the Hillsborough County Medical Association and is member of the HCMA Board of Trustees. Dr. Shephard serves on medical advisory boards for Wellcare and AVMed HMOs and is a medical reviewer for EQ Health Solutions, which contracts with the Agency for Health Care Administration, Florida. A 2009 selectee of the Marquis' Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, he currently serves as a Regional Physician Informaticist for BayCare Health System. 

Barry Verkauf, MD, MBA, CPE

Dr. Verkauf is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida. He earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in new Orleans, Louisiana. He also earned a Masters in Business Administration from the University of South Florida, in Tampa, Florida. He completed an internship at Tulane University Department of Surgery, Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Residencies in Gynecology and Obstetrics and Pathology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, where he was also a fellow in Reproductive Endocrinology.

When in private practice in Tampa, Florida, Dr. Verkauf initiated the first in vitro fertilization program on the west coast of Florida. He is Board Certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He is a Certified Physician Executive by the American College of Physician Executives. He serves as a reviewer for several journals and has authored textbooks in clinical medicine and the business and history of medicine. Dr. Verkauf is a charter member of the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, the Society for Reproductive Surgery, and the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology.

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