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CME : 14.00
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Conference Summary

Topics in Travel Medicine and Palliative Care is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held during Apr 21 - 28, 2018 at 7-Night Southern Caribbean Cruise Conference Round-trip San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Topics:
• Overview of a Travel Medical Service
• Describe trends in international travel
• Identify resources available for the travel medicine clinician
• List the components of a core travel medicine evaluation
• Vector-borne illness
• Identify travel activities that are associated with exposure to vector-borne illnesses
• Formulate strategies for prevention of mosquito and tick-borne infectious diseases
• Food and Water-borne illness
• Identify patients at risk of food and water-borne illness
• Formulate strategies for the prevention of food and water-borne illnesses including
• Vaccination strategies
• Behavioral interventions
• Use of medications and antibiotic therapy
• The Patient with Pre-Existing Medical Conditions
• Identify how international travel may exacerbate or confer added risk to patients with underlying co-morbidities
• Develop strategies for minimizing travel-related illness in patients with medical co-morbidities • Travel-Related Environmental Exposures
• Identify environments that confer increased risk of travel-related morbidity
• Formulate behavioral strategies for mitigating risk related to environmental exposures
• Describe appropriate vaccination and medication prescribing to minimize risk related to environment
• Travel-Related Activities
• Identify patient activities that are likely to lead to travel-related illness
• Describe appropriate strategies for minimizing risk related to patient activities and behaviors while traveling
• The sick returned traveler
• Recognize the most common travel-associated conditions to present after returning from international travel
• Describe the assessment of the patient returning from travel with: a. fever, b. skin rash, and c. diarrheal syndromes
• Identify patients at risk of epidemiologically important illnesses including MERS and Avian Influenza

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Speaking

Harold Goforth
Harold Goforth

Neurology

Registration Desk

Contact No. 800-422-0711
Email
contactus@continuingeducation.net

Registration

Registration Type Due Date Price
Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy 20 Apr,2018 USD 895.00
Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners Fee 20 Apr,2018 USD 695.00
Nurses, Residents, Students 20 Apr,2018 USD 495.00
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Venue Address

7-Night Southern Caribbean Cruise Conference Round-trip San Juan
San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States Of America

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