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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, 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.

• 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.


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Contact No. 800-422-0711

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Venue Address

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

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