Topics in Critical and Intensive Care, Addiction Medicine, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Obesity Cruise

Start Date : February 9, 2019
End Date : February 16, 2019
Time : 3:30 pm to7:00 am

Phone : 1-800-422-0711
Email : registrar@continuingeducation.net

Description

Topics:



  1. 1. Overview of substance use disorders (addiction) and diversion: epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis and pharmacological and pharmacokinetic properties of commonly abused substances - Part one

    • Describe the scope of the problem of substance-related disorders (substance use, abuse, diversion)



  2. 2. Overview of substance use disorders (addiction) and diversion: epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis and pharmacological and pharmacokinetic properties of commonly abused substances - Part two, and Consequences and Prevention of Substance Abuse and Addiction

    • Distinguish the changes to diagnostic criteria between DSM-IV-TR to DSM-5 for substance-use disorders



  3. 3. Pharmacotherapy for Substance Use Disorders - Ethanol, Nicotine, and Opioids

    • Compare and contrast the efficacy of drugs used to treat substance use disorders



  4. 4. Obesity and weight control including pharmacotherapy for both OTC and prescription drugs

    • Compare and contrast the efficacy of drugs used for the short- and long-term treatment of obesity.



  5. 5. Managing acute asthma

    • Diagnose and manage acute asthma from basic care through to life-threatening presentation



  6. 6. Managing sepsis

    • Differentiate infection from sepsis; diagnose and manage sepsis



  7. 7. De-stressing the critically ill patient

    • Determine the physiological, psychological and pharmacological stresses inflicted during critical illness



  8. 8. Managing diabetic emergencies

    • Manage fluid, insulin and other aspects from a physiological perspective



  9. 9. Don't believe everything you read!

    • Using sepsis as an exemplar, to demonstrate how the literature often misleads, with evidence bias rather than evidence base



  10. 10. Understanding lactate

    • To appreciate the biochemical basis of hyperlactatemia, and its causes, and how this is applied to clinical practice



  11. 11. Managing acute heart failure

    • Apply physiological principles to managing heart failure, employing appropriate use of pharmacology



Registration Info

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Organized by KHenegar09

Continuing Education, Inc.

Aboard Celebrity Equinox and cruise the Western Caribbean. Deaprting from Miami, Florida.

Tel: 1-800-422-0711
Email: registrar@continuingeducation.net
Website: https://continuingeducation.net/coursedescription.php?topic=Critical_Intensive_Care_Addiction_Medicine_Substance_Abuse_CME_Caribbean_February_2019#description


Event Categories: Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, and Internal Medicine.




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