Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas


Topics in Primary Care and Gastroenterology

Start Date : November 4, 2018
End Date : November 11, 2018
Time : 8:30 pm to6:00 am

Phone : 18004220711
Email :



  1. Bootcamp for Elevated Liver Function Tests

    • Describe why fatty liver disease is becoming the number one source of cirrhosis and hepatoma in the US

    • Manage the treatment of fatty liver

  2. Celiac Disease, or Something Else?

    • State the usefulness of celiac genetic testing

  3. Clinical Dilemmas in GI Bleeding

    • Identify the risk factors that leads to GI bleeding

  4. Colon Cancer Prevention 2018

    • Define the best practices that lead to colon cancer prevention

  5. Dysphasia/Dyspepsia/GERD and the Primary Care Provider

    • Describe the difference between dyspepsia and GERD

    • Develop a clinical approach when PPIs fail

  6. Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Tools for Successful Treatment

    • Select the "appropriate" workup for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  7. Probiotics 2018: Fulfilling the Promise

    • Recognize the proven uses of Probiotics

  8. 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.

  9. Sleep Disorders: Insomnia and Excessive Daytime Somnolence

    • Describe the four stages of sleep and identify sleep disorders associated with each stage of sleep.

    • Discuss elements of a sleep hygiene program.

    • Explain the appropriate use of stimulant medications for patients with excessive daytime somnolence.

  10. "Ooh, My Aching Head!": Managing 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.

  11. 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 and medications for erectile and ejaculatory dysfunction.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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 on health outcomes.

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

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

Aboard Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas

Tel: 18004220711
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Event Categories: Family Practice and Gastro- enterology.

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