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Neurology Topics for Primary Care Providers

Royal Caribbean's Wonderful Jewel of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Jewel of the Seas

7-Night Southern Caribbean Cruise
Round-trip San Juan, Puerto, Rico
February 19 - 26, 2017

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
4½ Hours of Pharmacology for NPs

Course Fees:
$795 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$650 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
$495 Nurses, Residents, Students & Others
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the University at Sea® meeting group through University at Sea® at 800-926-3775 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
William O. Tatum IV, DO, FAAN, FACNS
Professor, Mayo School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida .

Dr. William O. Tatum IV is professor of Neurology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He is the Director of the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at the Mayo Clinic in Florida. He attended medical school at the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa and neurology residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He completed a two-year epilepsy fellowship at the Graduate Hospital Comprehensive Epilepsy Center affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. After training, he relocated to Tampa, Florida and pioneered the Tampa General Hospital-University of South Florida Comprehensive Epilepsy Center before joining the Mayo Clinic in 2009.

He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology, Epilepsy, and Clinical Neurophysiology and by the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology. He is currently a fellow in the American Academy of Neurology and the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society. He has served on the board of directors for the American Board of Registration of EEG Technologists and Evoked Potentials and currently serves on the board of the Epilepsy Foundation of America.

He is a past president of the board of the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology and the immediate president of the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society currently serving as the current Vice-Chair for the clinical neurophysiology section of the American Academy of Neurology. He has authored multiple abstracts, peer-reviewed editorials and journal articles, book chapters and edited/co-edited 5 books in the field of clinical epilepsy and neurophysiology and is the Book Editor for the Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology and the Editor-in-Chief for the journal, Epilepsy and Behavior Case Reports. His research interests include seizure semiology, drug-resistant epilepsy, and EEG/clinical neurophysiology.

Jonathan C. Edwards, MD
Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Services - Neurology
Director, MUSC Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Medical Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratories
Epilepsy/Neurophysiology Fellowship Director
The Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

Dr. Jonathan C. Edwards is a Professor of Neurology and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs at the Medical University of South Carolina. He serves as Director of the MUSC Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, and Medical Director of Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratories. Dr. Edwards attended Medical School at Wake Forest University, and then completed his residency at the University of Maryland, followed by a fellowship in Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology at the Cleveland Clinic. After nine years on the faculty at the University of Michigan, the last two of which he served as President of the Michigan Neurological Association, Dr Edwards joined the MUSC faculty in 2007 as Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.

Dr. Edwards' clinical interests include epilepsy treatment, clinical neurophysiology, neuro-stimulation, epilepsy surgery, neurological education, and functional brain mapping. His research interests include new treatments for epilepsy, epilepsy imaging, and improving access to care for patients with epilepsy. Dr. Edwards is a member of the South Carolina Neurological Association, the American Epilepsy Society, the American Academy of Neurology, and the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society. He has served on the scientific committee of several organizations, including the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, and has been a Board Member and Examiner for the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology and for ABRET. Dr. Edwards is currently President of the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, and has won numerous awards for teaching, research, and patient advocacy.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
  1. Recognizing the Most Common Neurological Emergencies
  2. Neurological Examination and Diagnostic Testing
  3. Stroke Treatment and Prevention
  4. Advances in Alzheimerís Disease
  5. Migraine and Its Variants
  6. Diabetic Neuropathies
  7. Overview of Parkinsonís Disease
  8. Seizures and Epilepsy Management
  9. Mulitple Sclerosis-Diagnosis and Management
  10. Spells and Psychogenic Attacks
  11. Sports Concussion and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
  12. NeuroFlash
  13. Brain Stimulation for Neurological Disorders
  14. Case Studies in Neurology
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.

Accredited Continuing Medical Education Accreditation: Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) .

Canadian Physicians: This activity is eligible for Section 1 credits in the Royal College’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program . Participants must log into MAINPORT to claim this activity.

US or Canadian Family Physicians: Please let us know if you require AAFP Prescribed Credits.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurse Practitioners: can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as needed.
Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing Education
Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Cruise Itinerary
Sun Feb 19 San Juan, Puerto Rico
- 8:30 pm
Mon Feb 20 St. Croix, US Virgin Islands
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Tue Feb 21 Philipsburg, St. Maarten
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wed Feb 22 Roseau, Dominica
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thu Feb 23 Bridgetown, Barbados
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri Feb 24 St. George's, Grenada
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Sat Feb 25 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Feb 26 San Juan, Puerto Rico
6:00 am -
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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