Royal Caribbean's Majesty of the Seas


Current Topics in Primary Care and Palliative Care

Start Date : April 8, 2019
End Date : April 13, 2019
Time : 4:00 pm to7:00 am

Phone : 18004220711
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  1. Health Promotion: Encouraging a Healthy Body, Mind, and Spirit

    • Assess the patient's current state of physical, psychological, and spiritual health.

    • Analyze the patient?s current dietary and exercise practices.

    • Discuss an individualized health-promotion strategy for each patient.

  2. "Oh, My Aching Head!": Evaluation and Treatment of Migraine, Tension-Type, and Cluster Headaches

    • Discuss the appropriate use of brain imaging in evaluating patients with headache.

    • Describe the appropriate use of abortive and preventive medications in the treatment of migraine.

    • Describe the distinguishing clinical characteristics of tension-type and cluster headaches.

  3. Male Sexual Disorders: Hypogonadism, Erectile, and Ejaculatory Dysfunction

    • Elicit a through, non-judgmental sexual history.

    • Describe appropriate laboratory and radiologic testing in the evaluation of male sexual problems.

    • Discuss the effects, risks, and benefits of testosterone replacement therapy.

  4. Somatoform Disorders: Illness as a Way of Life

    • Recognize the key symptoms, signs, and clinical presentation of somatizing patients.

    • Define the concept of alexithymia (the inability of some patients to express emotion in verbal terms).

    • Develop an effective management strategy for somatizing patients.

  5. Hypertension: "What Goes Up Must Come Down"

    • Describe the appropriate measurement and classification of hypertension.

    • Discuss the laboratory testing and imaging needed to diagnose the most common causes of secondary hypertension.

    • Describe the major classes of anti-hypertensive treatment and discuss the particular type of patient likely to benefit from each class of medication.

  6. Enhancing Clinician-Patient Communication: Becoming a Healer

    • Distinguish the technical , biomedical aspects of the clinician's role from the personal and psychosocial aspects of care.

    • Describe specific attitudes and values needed to create a healing environment with patients.

    • Apply techniques for establishing and maintaining rapport with patients and enhancing clinician-patient communication.

  7. The Faith Factor: Practicing Spiritually-Sensitive Care

    • Elicit a spiritual history in an ethically-appropriate manner.

    • Analyze the physiologic, psychological, social, and lifestyle effects of religious beliefs upon health outcomes.

    • Describe the spectrum of possible interventions available for addressing patients" spiritual needs.

  8. Choosing Wisely

    • Learn which tests and procedures are still worth doing according to the specific specialty societies

  9. Osteoporosis

    • Learn to evaluate and treat patients with Osteoporosis in the Primary Care setting.

  10. Dementia

    • Learn to evaluate and treat patients with Dementia

  11. Common Outpatient Problems

    • Learn about evaluating and treating Anemias, Plantar Fasciitis and Rotator Cuff Syndromes in the Primary Care setting

  12. Hospice and Palliative Care

    • become familiar with both Palliative Care and the Hospice programs, and learn which patients qualify for which levels of care.

  13. Case Studies in Primary Care

    • Learn to make common diagnoses from atypical presentations.

  14. Impaired Health Professionals

    • Learn to recognize Impaired Health Professionals and become familiar with resources available to help them.

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Continuing Education, Inc ,
5700 4th St. N.

Aboard Royal Caribbean's Majesty of the Seas

Tel: 18004220711
Mobile: 18004220711

Event Categories: Family Practice.

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